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Privacy Policy

last revised June 4, 2018

Who we are

This site is owned and operated by Dr. Bonnie Tenenbaum. Support, additional content and hosting is provided by Chris Daley and Lodestone Systems. Our website address is: https://www.k12irc.org.

You can find our current contact information at https://www.k12irc.org/about/contact.php.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments or participate in a survey on the site we collect the data shown in the form, and also the visitor's IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Contact forms

When visitors fill out a contact or feedback form on the site we collect the data shown in the form, and also the visitor's IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Web server logs

We gather certain information automatically through your use of the Site. This information may include IP addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring or exit pages, the files viewed on the Site, external link clicks, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data to analyze trends in the aggregate and administer the site.

Cookies

To improve your experience on our site, we may use ‘cookies'. Cookies are an industry standard and most major web sites use them. A cookie is a small text file that our site may place on your computer as a tool to remember your preferences. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

If you are an administrator and log in, we may also set up cookies to save your login status. Login cookies last for the duration of your session. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two years. If you log out of your account, all login cookies will be removed.

Some of out partners described in the next section also use cookies. Please review their Privacy Policies for further details.

Who we share your data with

Embedded content from other websites

Pages on this site may include embedded content – mainly videos from YouTube and Vimeo. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage. You can opt out of Google Analytics if you disable or refuse the cookie, disable JavaScript, or use the opt-out service provided by Google.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described in Google's Privacy Policy and for the purposes set out above.

MailerLite

We use MailerLite to maintain our mailing list and deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailerLite's Privacy Policy.

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by contacting us.

We do not rent or trade our email lists with other organizations and businesses.

Like and share buttons

We also interface with social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and others. If you choose to "like" or "share" information from this website through these services, you should review the privacy policy of that service. If you are a member of a social media site, the interfaces may allow the social media site to connect your visits to this site with other Personal Information.

External site links

Our website may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. When you go to other websites from here, we advise you to be aware and read their privacy policy.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment or survey response, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments quickly and mitigate spam.

For administrative users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All administrative users can see, edit, or delete their own personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Security

We use servers protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our visitors. Hosting is provided by Lodestone Systems using servers from IBM Cloud/Softlayer.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Your Consent

By using this site, you consent to our collection and use of this information you provide. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, along with the date our privacy policy was last updated, so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Contact information

You can find our current contact information at https://www.k12irc.org/about/contact.php.

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