The Village School Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting https://thevillageschool.net (the “Site”).  Your privacy is important to us.  Please review this Privacy Policy carefully.  This Privacy Policy describes the policies and procedures of The Village School (“we”, “our” or “us”) on the collection, use and disclosure of your information on the Site and the services, features, content or applications we offer, including any school programming (the “Services”). The Site includes related social media sites, such as Facebook and Instagram.  When you use the Services, you are consenting to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy.  The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy covers the treatment of personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") gathered when you are using or accessing the Site and Services.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that we do not own or control, including but not limited to any third party websites, services and applications ("Third Party Services") that you elect to access through the Service or to individuals that we do not manage or employ. While we attempt to facilitate access only to those Third Party Services that share our respect for your privacy, we cannot take responsibility for the content or privacy policies of those Third Party Services. We encourage you to carefully review the privacy policies of any Third Party Services you access.

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

•   To facilitate our Service;

•   To provide the Service on our behalf;

•   To perform Service-related services; or

•   To assist us in analyzing how our Site and Services are used.

 We want to inform you that these third parties may have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

What Information Do We Collect?

1.     Your personally identifiable information may be required to register/access on our Site.  Personally identifiable information may include but are not limited to:  name, children’s names, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and credit card information. You acknowledge that this information may be personal to you, and by providing Personal Information to us, you allow others, including us, to identify you and therefore may not be anonymous.

2.     We like to document interesting activities   in our classes and events and sometimes pictures and/or video may be used on our Site or on social media for marketing purposes only. We understand concerns for privacy and will never publish names of any children.  You have the right to request that your child(ren) not be photographed or videotaped by submitting such request in writing to villageschool@thevillageschool.net  or using the’] link to The Village School’s official Media Policy regarding photograph’s is attached hereto: MEDIA RELEASE POLICY

3.     Please note that we do not collect information from children.  The Site is not directed at children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13 years of age nor we do knowingly correspond in any manner with children under 13.  If you are under 13 years of age you should not use this Site, and under no circumstance should you send information about yourself to us. If we discover that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will immediately delete that child’s information from the Site and cease any further communication.

IP Address Information and Other Information Collected Automatically:

We may collect non-personal identifiable information when you visit our Site, known as Log Data, such as your IP address. We automatically receive and record information from your web browser when you interact with the Site and Services, including your IP address and cookie information. This information is used for fighting spam/malware and also to facilitate collection of data concerning your interaction with the Site and Services (e.g., what links you have clicked on). 

IP Address Information:

 While we collect and store IP address information, that information is not made public. We do at times, however, share this information with our partners, service providers and other persons with whom we conduct business, and as otherwise specified in this Privacy Policy.

 Information Collected Using Cookies:

 Cookies are pieces of text that may be provided to your computer through your web browser when you access a website.  We use cookies to enable our servers to recognize your web browser and tell us how and when you visit the Site and otherwise use the Services through the Internet.

Our cookies do not, by themselves, contain Personal Information, and we do not combine the general information collected through cookies with other Personal Information to tell us who you are.  Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. We strongly recommend that you leave cookies active, because they enable you to take advantage the most attractive features of the Services.

 Information You Elect to Share:

 You may access other Third Party Services through the Services, for example by clicking on links to those Third Party Services from within the Site. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices of these Third Party Services, and you are responsible for reading and understanding those Third Party Services’ privacy policies. This Privacy Policy only governs information collected on the Services.

 Email Communications with Us:

 As part of the Services, you may occasionally receive email and other communications from us.  We may use your contact information to send you information about our Services. You may unsubscribe from these messages by emailing villageschool@thevillageschool.net , although we, regardless, reserve the right to contact you when we believe it is necessary, such as for account recovery purposes.

 How Do We Use The Personal Information?

We may use the information you provide about yourself or others for certain purposes including but not limited to:

1.     To notify you of new or current events or Services. 

2.     To monitor usage of the Site and communications.

3.     We may use Log Data to improve our Site and Services. 

4.     We also may share personally identifiable information with agents and contractors (who are under our control) to assist in maintaining and improving our Site or Services.  By accessing this Site, you hereby consent to our sharing this information with our agents and contractors.

Information Disclosed for Our Protection and the Protection of Others:

We also reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information as it reasonably believes is necessary to (i) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (ii) enforce this Privacy Policy, including investigation of potential violations hereof, (iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (iv) respond to user support requests, or (v) protect our rights, property or safety, our users and the public. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and spam/malware prevention.

Is Information About Me Secure?

The security of your information is of great concern to us. We exercise care in providing secure transmission of your information from your computer to our servers. Personal Information collected by us is stored in operating environments that are not open to the public. While we try our best to safeguard your information once we receive it, no transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

The Village School does not share your personally identifiable information with unaffiliated third parties.

What Are My Privacy Options? 

If you prefer not to receive e-mail communications from us, please send us notice in writing with your request to The Village School, 100 West Prospect Street, Waldwick, NJ   07463 or by email villageschool@thevillageschool.net 

Will We Update this Privacy Policy?

We may change this Privacy Policy at any time.  We will update this page so that you will have current information regarding how we collect and use the information we collect.  A user is bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when he or she uses the Site or Services after such changes have been first posted.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or its implementation please contact us at the following address: 

The Village School

100 West Prospect Street

Waldwick, NJ   07463

villageschool@thevillageschool.net

 

Last Updated:  January 2021