Information SMPO Collects
SMPO collects personal information about you through a variety of sources. This includes information we collect directly from you, information we collect from you when you visit our website and view our online content, and information we collect about you from other sources. Generally, the information we collect online helps us respond to your requests, deliver requested services to or for you, and personalize and continually improve your experience at sandsparents.org.
Information We Collect Directly From You
SMPO may ask you to provide personal information when you establish or update an e-mail account, sign up to receive e-mails, contact us, or utilize any other feature where SMPO may need to reply to your activity.
Information We Collect When You Visit Our Website
When visiting our website, SMPO gathers navigational information about where visitors go on our website and how our site is working. This information allows us to see which areas of our website are most visited and the efficiencies of our site for our visitors. We can thus improve the quality of our visitors’ experience by recognizing and delivering more of the features, services and products our visitors prefer. Additional non-personally identifiable information (for example, domain type, browser version, service provider, and IP address) may be collected, which provides additional information regarding a visitor’s use of our website. SMPO uses this information on an aggregate basis to evaluate the effectiveness of our website, to analyze trends and to administer the website.
The personal information we collect is information, or a combination of pieces of information, that could be used to identify you on an individual basis, such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, recipient’s name and address, order information, credit card information, and any other information you choose to provide.
Information SMPO Shares With Third Parties
We use third parties to help us provide services to you, such as processing payments, monitoring site activity, conducting surveys, providing location information, and administering e-mails. If personally identifiable information is provided by us or by you directly to any of these third parties, we will require that such information be maintained by them in confidence. SMPO does not sell, rent, or trade the information that you provide to us at this website.
You should also be aware that we may disclose specific information about you if necessary to do so by law or based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to conform or comply with the law or is necessary to protect the users of our website, the site or the public.
Sandsparents.org or microsites operated or provided by SMPO or any of its affiliates may make forums available to its users at various times. Please remember that, unless otherwise stated, any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in these areas.
Opting Out Of SMPO Email
If you previously signed up to receive SMPO updates via e-mail but would now like to be removed from the SMPO e-mail list, you can use the “unsubscribe” feature on our e-mails or send your request via our online form: www.sandsparents.org/contact/ – Please be aware that any information sent through the Contact Us feature on this website is not sent through an encrypted or secured connection.
Privacy Of Children On Our Website
To ensure compliance with federal law, the general portions of sandsparents.org and any microsites operated or provided by SMPO or any of its affiliates that reference this policy do not knowingly collect or maintain information provided by children under the age of 13.
SMPO will follow student information and photo, video and audio recording privacy policies set by Sands Montessori and Cincinnati Public Schools, and honor the permissions granted or not granted by legal guardians. Student information (aka “Directory Information” and designated by CPS as student’s name, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, and awards received) and photos, video and audio recordings of children will have school approval before usage.
Links To Other Websites And Services
For your convenience, our website may contain links to other websites. SMPO is not responsible for the privacy practices, advertising, products, or the content of such websites. We urge you to review the privacy policies on each link to ensure that you are comfortable with their privacy policies and practices. In addition, none of the linked websites that appear on the sandsparents.org website should be deemed to imply that SMPO endorses or has any affiliation with such websites.
Please be aware that any information sent through the Contact Us feature on this website is not sent through an encrypted or secured connection.
As an additional security measure, it is our policy to never send credit card information via e-mail. In addition, SMPO limits the number of leadership committee members that have access to the databases that contain personal information, and all SMPO leadership committee members are advised of the importance of confidentiality.
Questions Or Concerns
If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy practices, please submit your questions or concerns via our online form at sandsparents.org/contact/ – Please be aware that any information sent through the Contact Us feature on this website is not sent through an encrypted or secured connection.
Sands Montessori Parent Organization
6421 Corbly St.
Cincinnati, OH 45230