PRIVACY POLICY

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1, 2020


Introduction

This Privacy Policy sets out the terms under which the Dixie Canyon Elementary PTA (the “Dixie Canyon PTA”) will treat your personal information any time you come in contact with our website or fundraising campaigns.  We created this Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) to demonstrate our commitment to fair information practices and the protection of privacy. This Policy only applies to the Dixie Canyon PTA and not to any other websites or services that you may be able to access from our site or our fundraising campaigns, each of which may have data collection and use practices and policies that differ in important ways from this Policy.

Not a Service for Children

As a PTA, we understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online. Our website and our fundraising campaigns are targeted for use by adults 17 years old and older, and we do not direct any of our content specifically at persons under 17 years of age.  U.S. law has special rules for children under age 13. In order to comply with those laws, we will promptly delete any personal information in that user’s account if we suspect or learn that the user is under 13 years old. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at dixieveep@gmail.com. In addition, if we learn or have reason to suspect that a user is under age 17, we may exercise our right to terminate the account.

Information We Collect

As a PTA, we collect, have access to, and use the following personal information about the families of students who attend our schools and the donors to our fundraising campaigns:

  • First and last names
  • Addresses
  • Contact information, including email addresses and telephone numbers
  • Names and teachers/classrooms for students who attend our school
  • Fundraising data, including the date, source, and amount of donations you or your family make to our campaigns; copies of checks; and employer information provided in connection with matching donations

We also collect and store data that helps us better serve you and the students at our school.  This section will give you more information about the kinds of information we collect: 

(a) Device and Traffic Data. Our servers automatically recognize and store your domain names, Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses (the number assigned to your device when it accesses the Internet), device identifiers (small data files or similar data structures stored on or associated with your mobile device or wearable, which uniquely identify your device), and your device’s name, model, operating system and locale. The Services may also gather anonymous traffic data -- for example, the amount of data passing through our Services at any point in time -- that does not personally identify you but may be helpful for improving our business and how we serve you.

(b) Cookies and Similar Technologies. From time to time, we may use the standard cookies feature of the major browser applications and mobile devices you use to access our Services. We do not set any personally identifiable information in cookies.

These technologies help us learn which areas of our site are useful and which areas need improvement. You can choose whether to accept cookies and other web technologies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable these functions, your experience using our site and/or making donations may be diminished, and some features may not work as they were intended.

(c) Log Files. When you access our site, we may automatically record certain log file information, including your request, browser type (when you access our website), referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the site, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information. We may also collect similar information from emails we send you to help us track which emails are opened and which links are clicked. The information we collect helps us achieve a better, more accurate understanding of how you use our site and our services, and how we can improve them.

(d) Analytics Data. We may use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for our sites. Those tools may employ pixels or web beacons that store a small piece of data on your device. These tools collect information sent by your device or our site to assist us in improving our site and services.

Information Collected by PAYMENT PROCESSOR

When you make an online donation to our campaign, personal information, including your payment card information will be taken and processed by PAYMENT PROCESSOR. PAYMENT PROCESSOR is PCI DSS compliant.  All information you provide to our and will be subject to PAYMENT PROCESSOR’s privacy policy, which can be found here. The Dixie Canyon PTA does not store or have access to your payment card information.

How We Use and Share Information

Our goal in using and sharing information is to create a better educational experience for the students attending our school.

Here is how we use and share, or not share, the different kinds of information we collect.

 

(a) Personal Information. Personal information is information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person – in other words, information that can identify you, directly or indirectly.  Except (i) as stated in this Policy, (ii) as necessary to provide you with our services, or (iiii) as necessary to comply with the law, we will not share your personal information with any third parties without your consent. 

We do not sell your personal information. However, we may use your information as follows:  

We may use your personal information to contact you, send newsletters, inform you of Dixie Canyon PTA activities, or record your donations to our fundraising campaigns and ensure that your family is properly credited for your generosity.

(b) User Content. If you make a post on our site(s) that includes your name or other personal information you are choosing to disclose personal information and to make that information public. The Dixie Canyon PTA is not responsible for the ways in which other users or third parties may share, disclose or handle information that you make available to them.

 (c) Anonymous Information. We sometimes collect and use anonymous information to analyze our site traffic.  In addition, we may use anonymous information to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our site, or to display content according to your preferences. We may also strip your personal information from data about your use of the Services to create anonymized data that we aggregate with anonymized data of other users (for example, to determine the number of users who opened a particular email, or clicked on a link within that email). We may use anonymous and anonymized information for any legal purpose.

(d) Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies. We may use cookies or other similar technologies to deliver content specific to your interests, to save your username so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you use our site(s), or for other purposes.

(e) Required Disclosure of Personal Information. We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the law or comply with legal process served on the Dixie Canyon PTA (2) protect and defend the rights or property of the Dixie Canyon PTA or the users of the Services, or (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the school, its students, the general public or users of the site.

Access to and Deletion of Your Information

If you would like to review or request changes to or deletion of the information that we collect about you, please contact us at dixieveep@gmail.com

Data Security

Our site has reasonable security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to absolutely prevent any such loss or misuse to you or to any third party. PAYMENT PROCESSOR secures your financial information as required by the PCI DSS

Areas We Do Not or Can Not Control

Our site and our fundraising campaigns may contain links to other websites and services, and you may use other services to register for or log into our site or fundraising pages. When you visit or use other websites or services, we are not responsible for their privacy practices or content. It is your responsibility to review the applicable privacy policies to confirm that you understand and agree with them.

Where We Store Your Data 

Our website and our fundraising campaigns are hosted in the United States of America. So when you use our Services, the information you enter will be sent to and stored in servers located in the United States.

If you are visiting our website or fundraising campaigns from anywhere outside of the United States, including any part of the European Union, please note that you are expressly agreeing and consenting that your information will be transferred to, processed in and stored in the United States, where we will always treat it as described in this Privacy Policy.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Policy, our practices related to this Services, or if you would like to have us remove your information from our database please feel free to contact us at dixieveep@gmail.com.

Updates and Changes

From time to time, we may add to, change, update, or modify this Policy.  If we change the Policy in a way that affects how your data will be used or the permissions you grant the Dixie Canyon PTA, we will notify you and ask that you review the new Policy.  At that time, you can elect to accept the new policy and continue using our site(s), or you can stop using our site(s).  We may not notify you of changes that do not affect how your data will be used or the permission you grant us.  We ask that you review this Policy from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms, and your continued use of the site or our fundraising campaigns after a change will constitute your agreement to the new terms.

 

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