Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Erie Board of Education! We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring compliance with international data protection regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This Privacy Policy outlines our practices regarding the collection, storage, protection, and use of user data on our website.

Collection of User Data

When you visit our website, we collect certain information to improve your browsing experience and provide relevant services. This information may include:

  • Log Data: We collect data such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, and device information when you interact with our website.
  • Cookies: We use cookies to enhance your browsing experience and track usage patterns on our website. You can modify your browser settings to reject cookies, though this may limit certain functionalities.
  • Analytics: We utilize Google Analytics to collect traffic data and analyze user behavior on our website. This helps us understand trends, improve our services, and personalize your experience.

Storage and Protection of User Data

We ensure the security and confidentiality of your personal information using industry-standard measures. Your data is securely stored on our servers and access is limited to authorized personnel only. However, please remember that no method of transmission or storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security of your data.

Use of User Data

We may use the data collected for various purposes, including:

  • Providing and improving our website, products, and services
  • Customizing your browsing experience and personalizing content
  • Communicating with you, responding to inquiries, and providing assistance
  • Analyzing trends, monitoring website performance, and enhancing user experience
  • Complying with legal obligations and enforcing our policies

Users’ Rights to Data

As a user, you have specific rights regarding your data which include:

  • Right to Access: You may request access to the personal data we hold about you, including detailed information about how we use it.
  • Right to Correction: If you believe that your personal data is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to request its correction or update.
  • Right to Deletion: You can request the deletion of your personal data in certain circumstances, though this may limit your access to certain features or services.
  • Right to Object: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for certain purposes, such as direct marketing.

To exercise any of these rights, please Contact Us using the details provided at the end of this policy. We will promptly review and respond to your request in accordance with applicable data protection regulations.

Data Security Measures

We prioritize the security of your data and have implemented reasonable measures to protect it. These measures include:

  • Secure data transmission using encryption protocols (HTTPS)
  • Regularly monitored systems and networks for detecting threats and vulnerabilities
  • Restricted access to data by authorized personnel only
  • Continual assessment and enhancement of data security practices

Security incidents pose serious risks, and in the event of a data breach, we comply with our legal obligations, promptly take corrective actions, and notify the appropriate authorities and affected individuals, as required.

Third-Party Data Sharing

We may share certain personal data with trusted third-party service providers to facilitate our business operations, such as website hosting, data analysis, and customer support. These providers are contractually bound to handle such data in accordance with applicable data protection regulations and our privacy policy.

Third-party services, including social media platforms and external websites, linked or integrated with our website may have their separate privacy policies and practices. We do not have control over their operations and recommend reviewing their policies before providing any personal information.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Compliance

Protecting the privacy of children is essential. Our website does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children under 13 without parental consent. If you believe we unknowingly collected personal information about a child under 13, please contact us immediately, and we will delete it.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update this privacy policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting. We recommend regularly reviewing this policy to stay informed about our data practices.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests related to this privacy policy or the handling of your personal data, please contact us at:

Erie Board of Education
123 Main Street, Erie
Privacy Office
[email protected]

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