Use of Information
Information collected by the school collective is used for three main purposes. First, we collect information to improve the Web Site by determining which of our areas, features and forums are most popular. Second, we may now or in the future collect information to personalize the experience of the users of the Web Site. Finally, we collect information to communicate with you and to inform you about the school collective services.
Other than to send you information about the school collective services, the school collective does not use its users email address or other personally identifiable information for commercial or marketing purposes without your consent or except as part of a program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. That being said, the school collective may use your email address without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes.
In order to participate in certain features, services and/or programs of the Web Site, we may require that you provide us with certain specific information, such as your full name, company/school/organization information, mailing address, telephone number, e‑mail address, gender, personal interests and/or other information specific to you. You can choose whether or not to provide us with this information, but if you choose not to provide any required information, your experience on the Web Site may be diminished and some features may not be available or may not work as intended.
the school collective or a partner may sponsor promotions, sweepstakes or contests on the Web Site. Your participation is entirely voluntary. Users may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. the school collective may also transfer personal information to certain advertising or marketing partners from whom you have requested to receive information.
Additional Ways that Information is Collected
Browser Log Files
- Our servers automatically log each visitor to the Web Site and collect and record certain information about each visitor. This information includes or may include your “Internet Protocol”, or IP, address, browser language, browser type, operating system, domain names, browsing history (including time spent at a domain, time and date of your visit), referring/exit web pages and URLs, and number of clicks. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about the user other than the IP address from which the user has accessed the Web Site. We may use this information to examine our traffic in the aggregate, but do not collect and evaluate this information for individuals.
When Information Is Disclosed By the school collective
the school collective does not use its users’ email address or other personally identifiable information for commercial or marketing purposes without your consent or except as part of a program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out.
We do share non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous user usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with third parties to demonstrate the usage patterns for the school collective’s advertisements, content, functionality promotions and/or services on the Web Site.
We also reserve the right to disclose personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information in connection with the enforcement of our Terms and Conditions located at www.theschoolcollective.com/terms , take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of the Web Site, and to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the school collective, our users or others.
We reserve the right to transfer your personally identifiable information, as well as any other information, in connection with the sale or other disposition of all or part of the school collective business and/or assets. We also cannot make any representations regarding the use or transfer of your personally identifiable information or other information that we may have in the event of our bankruptcy, reorganization, insolvency, receivership or an assignment for the benefit of creditors. Furthermore, we cannot and will not be responsible for any breach of security by any third parties or for any actions of any third parties (including other users of the Web Site) that receive any of the information that is disclosed to us. The Web Site also links to a wide variety of other web sites and the Web Site may contain advertisements of third parties. We are not and cannot be responsible for the privacy policies of those web sites of third parties or how they treat information about their users.
Information From Children
Privacy Outside the Web Site
The Web Site may contain various links to other web sites, including links to various third party service providers. the school collective is not and cannot be responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any of those other web sites. Other than under agreements with certain reputable organizations and companies, and except for third party service providers whose services you voluntarily elect to utilize, we do not share any of the personal information that you provide to us with any of the web sites to which the Web Site links, although we may share aggregate, non-personally identifiable data with those other web sites. Please check with those web sites in order to determine their privacy policies and your rights under them.
Choices With Your Personal Information
Whether you submit personally identifiable information to the school collective is entirely up to you. You may decide not to submit personally identifiable information through the Web Site, in which case the school collective may not be able to provide certain services to you. Please note that any information that you post, upload or transmit to the school collective and/or the Web Site remain subject to our Terms and Conditions located at www.theschoolcollective.com/terms.
If you have additional questions or comments of any kind, if you see anything on the Web Site that you think is inappropriate, please let us know by e-mail or by sending your comments or requests to:
the school collective, LLC
315 New Street, Unit 124
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Attn: Customer Care – Privacy Issues
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EFFECTIVE AS OF: FEBRUARY, 2010
LAST UPDATED: FEBRUARY, 2010