SchoolNotes.com - Privacy Statement
SchoolNotes.com takes seriously the issue of safeguarding your privacy online.
Please read the following to understand our views and practices regarding this
Does SchoolNotes.com ask for personal information?
Yes, we do. SchoolNotes.com asks for your name, email address,
and other personal information when you register for an Account or
use certain services,
such as SchoolNotes.com "Go Notify". We may also ask for such
information at other times, such as for certain promotions
sponsored by SchoolNotes.com and/or our partners.
How Does SchoolNotes.com use my personal information?
SchoolNotes.com's goal in collecting personal information is to provide community
members and visitors with the most personalized web experience possible and our
community sponsors with an efficient means to reach the right audience.
Community sponsors never have access to individual account information.
Only SchoolNotes.com has access to individuals' accounts.
Will SchoolNotes.com disclose any of my personal information?
SchoolNotes.com will not disclose any of your personal information, except as
described below, or when we believe in good faith that the law
requires it, or to protect the rights or property of SchoolNotes.com.
SchoolNotes.com does disclose personal information in some limited
circumstances, but this is specifically described to you when we
collect the information, such as in our
Page Content Guidelines and Member Terms of Service ,
or in the rules of certain promotions.
Under confidentiality agreements, SchoolNotes.com may match user information
with third party data. Also, SchoolNotes.com may disclose aggregated user
statistics (for example, 45% of our users are female) in order to
describe our services to prospective partners, community sponsors, and other
third parties, and for other lawful purposes.
Additionally, if you make a purchase through a store that is linked to by SchoolNotes.com,
be aware that the information that you provide, including but
not limited to, your credit card number and contact information, is
provided to the owner of that store. These merchants have separate
privacy and data collection practices. SchoolNotes.com has no responsiblity or
liability for these independent policies. For more information
regarding the merchant, their store, and their privacy policies,
return to that store's home page and click on their Information
Will SchoolNotes.com use my information for direct mailings?
Yes, we will send you newsletters and information about our service, or other products
and services we feel may be of interest to you. Only SchoolNotes.com (or agents
working on behalf of SchoolNotes.com and under confidentiality agreements) will send you
these direct mailings.
What about kids?
The mission of SchoolNotes.com is to improve education by improving
communications between the school and the home.
The safety of children is very important to us.
Any information collected from students is used only for purposes of statistical analysis, editorial participation,
feedback, and those purposes described in the registration process. No individual information obtained from students will be
passed on to a third party. This includes information obtained during the registration process for membership or
enrollment for special contests/promotional opportunities on our site.
We encourage children prior to and during the registration process to include their parents in the registration process,
and for the parents to read our Privacy Statement prior to registering.
Yes, cookies are used on SchoolNotes.com
in three ways.
information (stored on our computers) in order to deliver to you a better and
more personalized service.
(2) Cookies are also used to estimate our audience size. Each browser accessing
SchoolNotes.com is given a unique cookie which is then used to determine repeat
usage versus initial usage.
(3) Lastly, advertising networks that may serve ads onto SchoolNotes.com may
SchoolNotes.com collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration and to
report aggregate information to our community sponsors.
What else should I know about my privacy?
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online -
for example on message boards, through email, or in chat areas - that information can be
collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is
accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties
Furthermore, while we strive to protect your personal information,
SchoolNotes.com cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us,
and you do so at your own risk. In addition, SchoolNotes.com partners and third party
Internet sites and services accessible through SchoolNotes.com or parties whom we inform
you are collecting data in connection with sweepstakes, promotions, etc., have separate
privacy and data collection practices, independent of us. SchoolNotes.com has no
responsibility or liability for these independent policies or actions.
You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or
any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online.
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