How and why we collect information from our visitors
We collect personally identifying information that users voluntarily provide to us to participate in the members-only areas of HomeschoolRecess.com. We may use that personal information to improve and customize our content. We do evaluate site usage by analyzing user information in the aggregate, in a way that does not identify any individual user.
Those who wish to post new content or access member-only areas are asked to provide certain personal information when they register, including a UserName of your choice, a password, your name and e-mail address. Members who register for field trips on HomeschoolRecess.com should be aware that your email address and UserName will be shared with the field trip organizer. This information will only be shared with organizers of field trips for which you voluntarily register. HomeschoolRecess.com does not share this information with any other third party.
Information shared with field trip organizers
Field trip organizers require certain information to ensure the success of their events. When you register for a field trip on HomeschoolRecess, you are voluntarily sharing the information you enter on the registration form with the field trip organizer. HomeschoolRecess will also provide the field trip organizer with your UserName and your email address. HomeschoolRecess.com cannot control how field trip organizers use the information that you share with them, so you should not register for a field trip if you do not know or trust the field trip organizer.
Our Web site may use "cookies," which are text files places in your computer's browser to store your preferences. To keep improving our site to meet user demand, we may gather some general information about those who access our sites. Cookies enable us to determine the user's operating system, browser type and version, Internet Service Provider, and other such general information. Cookies, which do not contain any personally identifying information, are a standard industry technology and help readers by saving such information as passwords and editorial preferences on user hard drives. A cookie cannot pass on a computer virus, or even capture e-mail address. Visitors have the ability to configure their browsers to refuse acceptance of cookies.
Members are required to submit a valid email address to register. The email addresses are used to process the registration and to send notifications about material to which the member has subscribed. When visitors send e-mail inquiries to HomeschoolRecess.com, the return e-mail address is used to answer the inquiry; HomeschoolRecess.com does not use the return e-mail address for any other purpose or share it with any third party. When a member user a personal contact form to contact another member, the member's email address will be used as the reply-to email address in the email message that is sent.
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Our Commitment to Security
We are committed to protecting the information you share with us. Our web site and our host have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, we cannot guarantee that these security measures will prevent third-party "hackers" from illegally obtaining this information.
HomeschoolRecess.com may disclose personal information about visitors, or about their uses of the web site, if, in our sole discretion, we believe it is reasonable to do so, including; to satisfy laws such as the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, regulations, or governmental or legal requests for such information, to operate our site properly and to protect HomeschoolRecess.com and our visitors.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, please contact us at admin@HomeschoolRecess.com.