Please read this policy thoroughly to ensure that you understand the circumstances under which SmarterSchoolsProject.com collects and uses personal information.
Collection of Information
You are not required to provide personal information to use the Site. However, if you submit a request for information or other inquiries, in order to make the submission, you may be required to provide certain personal information in order for us to respond to and communicate with you or to facilitate your participation in certain features of the Site. Because participation in these activities is completely voluntary, you have a choice whether to disclose this information. We will not sell, rent, or share your personally identifiable information with third parties without your consent, except as described in this policy.
Users to the public areas of the Site generally browse anonymously. We do not normally attempt to identify website visitors. We may collect and report aggregate data, such as number of page views, unique visitors, frequency of visits, IP address, web browser software, referring website and other visitor traffic metrics. We may also collect information about your activity on the Site, such as the activities in which you participate or the pages you view. For example, our analytics service provides us reports about how many unique visitors visited the Site, what they visited, and links they may have clicked to reach the Site.
“Cookies” (a small, unique identifier text file) are used by the Site for internal and marketing purposes and to improve the user’s website experience. When you visit the Site, we may assign your computer a “cookie” to remember who you are. We also may include other information in our cookie files; for example, if you arrived at the Site via a link from a third-party site, we may include the URL of the linking page. You may opt out of the cookies delivered through the Site by changing the appropriate setting on your browser. Users who do not accept cookies or delete their cookies may have a less than optimal user experience. Please be aware that opting out of cookies may disable all cookies delivered to your browser, not just the ones delivered by this Site.
Use of the Information
We may use the information we collect about you in certain ways in connection with the Site. These uses include:
- Providing you with the information or services you request;
- Responding to your questions and comments;
- Soliciting information and feedback from you, including through surveys and questionnaires, and for other editorial purposes;
- Performing business analyses or for other purposes to improve the quality of the Site; and
- As otherwise stated at the point of collection or pursuant to your consent.
Disclosure of the Information
We may disclose the information we collect about you in limited circumstances, including:
- With our authorized service providers that perform certain functions or services on our behalf (such as to host the Site, manage databases, provide you with promotional information on our behalf, or distribute information on our behalf by mail, e-mail, or fax);
- In aggregated or another non-personally identifiable form to third parties for various business purposes, including to improve the quality of the Site;
- With partners who support the Site in order to respond to your questions and comments and improve the quality of the Site;
- As otherwise described to you at the point of collection or pursuant to your consent; and
International Data Transfers
The Site is intended to be used solely in the United States of America (“USA”). If you are not domiciled or formed under the laws of the USA, you should not submit any information of any kind to the Site. If you do submit any information to the Site, you are advised that such data may be collected and accessed by the Site at locations both inside and outside the United States. All data collected by the Site will be stored on servers located in the United States, which means that data provided by individuals located outside the United States will be transferred into the United States. Individuals located outside the United States should understand that the protections afforded to personal information in the United States may be different than those provided in other countries. If you do submit information to the Site from outside the USA, you expressly consent to allowing us to communicate with you regarding the Site and related activities and you expressly consent to the data storage protocols outlined above. You may withdraw such consent by contacting us and we will remove your information as soon as reasonably possible.
Protection of the Information
How We Protect Your Information
We have implemented reasonable and current security procedures to prevent unauthorized access, unauthorized disclosure, loss, and destruction; maintain data accuracy; and ensure correct use of information. Although we try to protect any information transmitted to us, no method of transmitting or storing electronic data is ever completely secure, and we cannot guarantee that such information will never be accessed, used or released in a manner that is inconsistent with this policy, and so users who submit information to us do so at their own risk. When the Site to employs contractors that may have access to personal information, we require that they maintain, use, and disclose any information provided by the Service in a manner consistent with this policy.
￼This Site is not directed at children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. Should we learn that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will delete that information from our database. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide personally identifiable information of any kind whatsoever.
Access to the Information
Any individual who submits information to this Site may review the information and ask us to correct, amend or delete it by contacting us at the address listed below.
Questions, Concerns Or Complaints
Updated November 11, 2014.