Privacy Policy2018-10-19T13:51:36+00:00

The Storm King School Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to The Storm King School (SKS) website and governs data collection and usage. By using The Storm King School website, you consent to the data practices described in this policy.

The Privacy Policies and Statements of external organizations linked to this website will vary and we recommend that you review the privacy statements of all website you use, so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information.

The Storm King School does not provide third parties personally identifying information if that dissemination is not authorized by you. We may provide to third parties aggregate information.

Information Gathering

The Storm King School website uses cookies and automatically collects information regarding the IP of visitors to the its site.

What is an IP (Internet Protocol) Address?

An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.

How does The Storm King School use your IP (Internet Protocol) address?

We use your IP (Internet Protocol) address to monitor and analyze how visitors use the school website and improve the services and information that we provide. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions may be tracked, but the user will remain anonymous. We occasionally monitor search terms that users enter into The Storm King School Search Engine, but this tracking is never associated with individual users.

Cookies

What are ‘cookies’?

‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store such things as user preferences. For example, you may not have to enter a user name, address etc. on subsequent visits made from the same computer.

How does The Storm King School use cookies?

Whenever a person visits our website we collect basic information about their behavior on our site. This includes things like what pages have been visited and how they found our website. The information we gather for these purposes does not identify anyone and we make no attempt to find out who has been to our site.

We use this information to gain a better understanding of our website and their needs of users so we can improve their online experience.

Cookies set by Third Party sites?

When using our website you may be presented with cookies from third party sites such as Constant Contact, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo or YouTube.  We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

How do I turn cookies off?

The Storm King School will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by us or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings.

These settings can be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following link may be helpful, otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.

www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers.

For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your phone’s manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of many websites.

Use of Information

The Storm King School uses the information gathered above to tailor site content to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports.

The Storm King School does not provide to third parties personally identifying information if that dissemination is not authorized by you. We may provide to third parties aggregate information.

We may request your e-mail address or mailing address on some of the forms contained on the site. Whenever we request the identity of a visitor, we will clearly indicate the purpose of the inquiry before the information is requested. If you choose to email us with your personal information, we will use this information to respond to your inquiry or request. There are times when your email will be forwarded within The Storm King School to employees who are better able to assist you.

Data Protection

The Storm King School and its employees are subject to the Data Protection Act 1998. As such we are committed to maintaining your privacy in all your interactions with us. Your data will be held on a secure server and access within our company will be limited to those who need to know. You have a right to see any personal information we hold.

If you have any question, comments or concerns in regards to The Storm King School Privacy Policy please contact:

webmaster@sks.org