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Privacy Policy

Effective Date: July 20, 2020

At Friends’ Center School (“FCS,” “we,” or “us”), we have established a Privacy Policy to protect the information that we collect. We are committed to protecting the personal information that we have obtained about you. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, share, and protect your personal information on all of our websites (“Sites”). By accessing or using our Sites or services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to this policy. If you cannot agree to this policy, then please do not use our Sites or services. To further understand our policy, please review the following details:

Information Collected From You
We may collect your personal information when you use our Sites. We will collect your name and email address if you choose to sign up for our newsletter. If you ask for us to send your more information about our school, we will collect your first name, last name, email, phone number, and address. 

Information Automatically Collected
We collect certain information automatically through your use of our services, such as which of the pages on our Sites that you access, the frequency of access, and what you click on while on our Sites. We collect information about the device you are using to access the Sites, such as hardware model, operating system, application version number, browser, and IP addresses.

Cookies
We place "cookies" on your computer or device when you use our Sites. Cookies are small text files that we place in your computer or device to track your usage of our Sites. Other information you provide to us may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. A cookie assigns a unique numerical identifier to your browser or device, and may enable us to recognize you as the same user who has previously used our Sites, and relate your use of the Sites to other information about you. 

The Sites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics may set cookies on your browser or mobile device or read cookies that are already there to collect information about your online activities over time and across different websites or online services. Google Analytics may also receive information about you from apps you have downloaded that partner with Google. Google Analytics collects information such as how often you use the Sites and how you use the Sites. We use the information provided by Google Analytics to improve the Sites. For more information regarding how Google collects, uses and shares your information and how to opt out of certain uses, please visit http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. By using the Sites, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google as described here and in Google's privacy policy.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can set your browser option so that you will not receive cookies and you can also delete existing cookies from your browser. Please be aware that by disabling cookies some website functionality may be impaired. You can also learn more about online advertising cookies and your ability to opt-out of certain online advertising cookies by visiting the following websites: http://www.aboutads.info/choices or http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices. For your mobile device, you can understand which third parties have currently enabled cookies on your mobile device and how to opt-out of some of those cookies by accessing the Network Advertising Initiative's website at http://www.networkadvertising.org/mobile-choices from your mobile device. On your mobile device you may also select “Limit Ad Tracking” (on iOS devices) or “Opt out of Interest-Based Ads” (on Android). Even if you disable tracking, keep in mind that you may still receive interest-based advertising, including from third parties with whom your information had been previously disclosed and that you may still receive advertising from third parties, though such advertising may not be based on your interests and preferences.  

This Sites do not respond to “Do Not Track” signals. 

Use of Personal Information
We use your personal information to provide you with our services, sign you up for our newsletters, and respond to your inquiries. We also use your personal information to provide you with our services, comply with regulatory requirements, prevent fraud, enforce this Privacy Policy and any other agreements you have entered into with us, for any purpose for which you provide consent, and for any other legitimate business purposes.

Sharing Personal Information
We comply with Federal and State requirements related to the protection and use of your personal information. This means that we may share personal information when required by law or legal process, and we will endeavor to ask for and obtain your permission in such situations. We may also be required to obtain your authorization before disclosing certain types of personal information. 

We may share personal information if we believe it is necessary in order to detect, investigate, prevent, or take action against illegal activities, fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the rights, property, or personal safety of any person.

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of assets, or transition of service to another provider, your personal information may be sold or transferred as part of such a transaction as permitted by law and/or contract. We cannot control how such entities may use or disclose such personal information. 

We may share your personal information as appropriate to carry out any other legitimate business purposes permitted by law, such as sharing with our service providers and other partners that provide support to us when providing services to you.

Links to Other Websites and Services
The Sites may contain links to outside services and resources, the availability and content of which FCS does not control. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offering of these services and resources or the content of these websites. FCS does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, products, and content of these and any other websites. Any concerns regarding any such services or resources should be directed to the service or resource

Protecting Personal Information
In order to protect your personal information, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards, which we review in keeping with technological advances. We restrict access to your personal information. Unfortunately, no security system is 100% secure, thus we cannot ensure the security of all personal information you provide to us via our interactions. 

Children’s Personal Information
Our services are not intended for use by children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 years. Please contact us if you believe we may have unknowingly collected information from a child under 13 years of age, and we will take steps to delete any such personal information. 

Changes to Our Privacy Policy
FCS's most current Privacy Policy will be available on our Sites or at the bottom of the homepage. You are encouraged to review it periodically to familiarize yourself with our Privacy Policy and how it may apply to your personal situation. If there are any material changes or amendments to the Privacy Policy, we will notify you by posting an updated Privacy Policy to the Sites. 

Contact Us
For additional information or questions, please contact us at communications@friendscentral.org.