Website Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Green Hedges School is committed to the protection of privacy.

DATA SECURITY

Green Hedges School takes precautions to protect users’ personal information. Whenever you submit personal information (such as contact information or credit card information) via online forms, that information is encrypted upon submission. Servers that store personally identifiable information are in a secure environment. Credit card numbers are not stored on our website servers.

No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as completely secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online and cannot be responsible for the theft, destruction, or inadvertent disclosure of your personal information.

Should there ever be a data security breach at Green Hedges School or at one of our data processors, Green Hedges School will contact the appropriate authorities and notify affected persons in a timely manner.

DATA COLLECTED AND PURPOSE

Green Hedges School does not allow any third parties to have access to your personal data (such as name, contact information, date of birth, gender, citizenship, ethnicity, and employment), except as required or permitted by applicable laws and to fulfill normal operations of the school (i.e. online billing). We may disclose personal data to our subcontractors, agents, or payment service providers that we contract with to assist us in providing the services, provided that any such subcontractors or agents agree to comply with privacy and security standards used by Green Hedges School.

Green Hedges School may use personal information for any legally permissible reason, including admissions decisions, tuition contracts, financial aid decisions, billing, educational records, students’ educational experience, communications about the school community, providing educational services, responding to inquiries and questions, and to fundraise on behalf of the school.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

We collect information from you when you fill out a form. Any data we request that is not required will be specified as voluntary or optional. When ordering, or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address or phone number.

Like most websites, we use cookies to enhance your experience, gather general visitor information, and track visits to our website. Please refer to the ‘use of cookies’ section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

USE OF COOKIES

A cookie is a small file stored by your browser that allows websites to “remember” your preferences (such as calendar settings and site bookmarks) on the site from visit to visit or to maintain your “logged in” status when visiting protected areas (e.g., the Parent Directory). Use of a cookie is not linked to any personally identifiable information while on Green Hedges’ website. Web browsers have settings allowing you to reject cookies or selectively accept cookies or delete cookies previously accepted. Please be aware that rejecting or deleting cookies from our website may make certain functions on our website unavailable to you.

ACCESS TO DATA

Only authorized individuals at Green Hedges and approved processors have access to your personal data. You may request to view, update, restrict the use of or access to, move, and delete your personal information at any time by contacting the director of technology at help@greenhedges.org. However, certain laws may oblige the school to keep some personal records.

LINKS

Green Hedges School’s website may contain links to other sites that are not owned by or officially affiliated with the school. Please be aware that Green Hedges is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information.

VIEWER CONSENT

By using our website, you consent to our Privacy Policy.