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Blue Oak School Privacy Policy

Blue Oak School Privacy Policy

Last updated September 19, 2018

This is our privacy policy and we created it to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy and security. Your privacy is very important to Blue Oak School. We want to make your experience in using our website as enjoyable and informative as possible with a complete understanding of what data this site collects and how it is stored and used.

Blue Oak School is committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of every visitor to its website. Herein, we declare how we collect and use of the data gathered or added by you to our website. This Privacy Policy describes the information that the Blue Oak School collects through its website, what we do with the information the site gathers, and to whom (if any) the information may be shared.

The Blue Oak School website, as is standard practice with all websites, collects data that your web browser reveals, such as web browser name and version, operating system, generic connection information, Internet IP address, cookies etc. These items are recorded in our web server’s log files, which again, is common practice with all websites. We use the information contained within these logs to track the number of visitors to the website, analyze the performance of the website, and to track user preferences to ensure that we are publishing content that people need and want. Please note that our website hosting company, 1&1 Internet Inc. also has access to this data that your web browser passes on.

The parents or legal guardians of any student currently enrolled at Blue Oak are required to register to this website. This registration, once approved and activated by Blue Oak staff, will permit access to the non-public information relevant to parents. This approval step helps to ensure only parents faculty and staff have access to the website. Parent’s account and therefore access to these areas of the site will expire upon the last day of attendance of their child. This account expiration policy helps to ensure the security of the site and limits access to only active parents and legal guardians.

Any such data and any additional information that we gather via online forms, like registration forms (i.e. email and/or mailing address), is only used internally. We will certainly use such information to communicate with you and keep you informed of important student and school-related information, but we will not share, sell, rent or otherwise give any personal information you provide us to any third parties, with exception to service providers who assist the Blue Oak School in communicating with you. We may be required by applicable law, subpoena, court order or by any other legal process to disclose the personal information you provide us or that we gather from your use of our website, and it is our policy to comply with any such requirements.

All information you provide us is treated as highly sensitive information and the communication of that data from you to our site is encrypted through a secure connection (SSL/TLS). Independent external and internal audits are conducted on a regular basis to review our privacy and security settings, how we collect and store your information on our website. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not guaranteed as secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. Blue Oak School is not responsible for the circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on its website.

This website will offer you the means to ensure that your personal information in your account is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time via the Parent Resource Page. Only you and key members of Blue Oak School’s staff can see or edit your personal information. Do not share your Username and Password with anyone. If you believe your account has been in any way compromised, please contact the Blue Oak School Technology Department by phone at (707) 261 4543.

This website contains links to other websites who offer other services. Blue Oak School is in no way responsible for the security, privacy practices, data collection, or any other aspect of those sites that link to or from our site. We urge you to read the privacy policies on linked sites because those policies are likely different from our own.

The security of this site is also dependent on every member of the Blue Oak community of users to excersize care in safeguarding login credentials. Do not share your username and password with anyone. Each person who wants access to the non-public information on this site should register for their own account.

All the content, including the images, on this website, including in sections which are password-protected, are intended for internal use and specific individuals, groups or members of our school community. This content is the sole property of Blue Oak School and by displaying this content on this website, no rights or license is conveyed to any user to sell, or republish for commercial or for financial gain, public, or political purposes of any nature whatsoever. except where specifically stated otherwise, no user may download content on this site and republish in any manner.

If this website offers areas for public comment, we urge you to be careful about what information you share. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the website, and any information you share in a public area is done so at your own risk.

Blue Oak School reserves the right to revise or update this Privacy Policy as is needed. This Privacy Policy will display a date of last revision. We encourage you to be familiar with the contents of this Privacy Policy.

Please direct any questions or concerns about the Privacy Policy to Meredith Wilson.