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This policy explains how the Schoolzone.com website may collect and use your information. The Schoolzone.com website is operated by School Zone Publishing Company and its affiliated companies (collectively, “School Zone”, “we” or “us”).
How we collect information
Your user account information
The Schoolzone.com website is meant to be used by people who want to improve their or their child's education through the use and/or purchase of School Zone products. Visitors to Schoolzone.com may also register products which they already have purchased to fully utilize its capabilities. In order to use Schoolzone.com, purchase or register School Zone products or post comments on Schoolzone.com, you will have to create a user name and registration profile that includes personal information, such as your name, e-mail address and birth date. For those individuals registering product(s), we will also require the SKU of the product(s).
After you have created your username and profile, you may choose to purchase products from us. In order to purchase products you will need to provide your name, e-mail address, delivery address, billing address and payment information.
Information provided by your web browser
In addition to the information that you provide when using our site, we may also record information that your web browser routinely shares with websites. This may include your browser type, browser language, Internet Protocol address, software and hardware attributes, the date and time of your visit, the geographical location of the Internet Protocol address, the pages that you visit and searches that are made. This will generally be anonymous data that we collect on an aggregate basis. However, we may associate anonymous data with your personally identifiable data.
You can manage these cookies. For example, you can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you disable cookies, however, you may not be able to use all of the features on our site.
Applications or programs
What we do with the information we collect
We will generally use the information that we collect to provide requested services, monitor and analyze visitor activity on our website and improve the features, functionality and operation of our website.
Your contact information
When you provide us with your name and e-mail address, we will use that information to provide services related to this website. For example, when you first sign up, we will send you an e-mail confirming your registration. We may also from time to time send communications informing you of activities on Schoolzone.com. You may opt-out of receiving communications from us by following the opt-out instructions in the communications. In addition, if you forget your user name or password, we will send you an e-mail to help you log on. We do not share your name and e-mail address with unrelated third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
Payment for services
Information shared with our business partners
We may use business partners to help us operate our website or provide other online services. For example, we may hire a company to host our website and store our data. When we use business partners we will not allow them to use our data for their own purposes.
Statistical analyses of data
We will use computer software to analyze the data that is processed through our website to gather statistical information about the data on an anonymous, aggregate basis and may associate this data with personally identifiable data. We use this information to gain a better understanding of our customers and to improve our website and product offerings. We do not license, sell or otherwise share this aggregate information with others. However, we reserve the right to license or sell aggregate information about the visitors to our website, but this information will not be individually identifiable.
Business operations, law enforcement and legal actions
We may release your information without prior notice when we believe it is appropriate to prevent fraud; to comply with law or to cooperate with law enforcement activity or other governmental request; to respond to subpoenas, court orders or administrative agency requests for information; to enforce our policies; and to protect the rights, property and safety of our business and of others. If we ever sell the company, division or business unit that operates this site, we may also transfer the information we have collected in connection with such sale or merger.
We will use the information we collect to continuously improve our business and our website development. Your comments and suggestions about our website development are always appreciated. Please contact us at email@example.com if you have any comments or suggestions.
Third party websites
Our website may provide links or hyperlinks to third party websites or access to third party content not affiliated with School Zone. Such websites and content are neither operated nor maintained by us. We do not control, endorse, sponsor, or guarantee content found in third party links and are not responsible for any content, associated links, resources, information collected, or services associated with a third party site. We will not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage of any sort associated with your use of third party content. Links and access to these sites are provided for your convenience and information only.
Changes to your information
The information you provide us isn’t set in stone. You can edit your profile with us at any time by visiting the applicable pages. We will retain your profile information for business purposes.
How we protect your data
We use commercially reasonable means to protect the integrity of our website and limit access to your personally identifiable information. For example, if you purchase products on our site, we will use a secure connection to process your payment information through PayPal and we will not store your payment information. Your personal information is stored in a password secured database to which only administrators have access. You should be sure to protect your user ID and password to prevent others from being able to access the site in your name.
Data integrity and retention
We use the information that we collect about you only for the purposes for which it is collected and consistent with this policy. We keep information provided to us or posted on Schoolzone.com for as long as we believe necessary for our business purposes and as permitted by applicable law.
Changes to this Policy
Our business and the laws that regulate us change from time to time, and we reserve the right to change this policy. If we do change this policy, we will post the revised version on this site. If we propose to change our policy in a way that would permit us to make additional uses of information that we had previously collected about you, we will provide you with a meaningful way to opt out of those additional uses.
Our site includes pages that are intended for children of all ages. Children may use these pages without providing any personally identifiable information and we do not intentionally seek to collect information from children under 13 when they use these pages.
We only intend to collect information about visitors who are age 13 or older. If you are under the age of 13, you may not register or purchase products on our site. If you are a parent who believes that we have collected information about a child under age 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your child's name and address, and we will be happy to delete the information we have about your child from our records and provide information in accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
This Policy is an Agreement
Please contact us at email@example.com and let us know if you have any questions, comments or complaints about our policies or practices.