HCSS Privacy Policy

HCSS School District is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring a safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the HCSS School District website and governs data collection and usage. By using the HCSS School District website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information

HCSS School District may collect personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address, or telephone number.

Information about your computer hardware and software is automatically collected by us. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used by the HCSS School District for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding the use of the HCSS School District website.

Please note that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through HCSS School District blogs or forms, this information may be collected and used by others. HCSS School District does not read any of your private online communications.

HCSS School District encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from our site so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. HCSS School District is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the HCSS School District and HCSS School District family of websites.

Use of Your Personal Information

HCSS School District collects and uses your personal information to operate the HCSS School District website and deliver the services you have requested. HCSS School District also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other services available from HCSS School District and its affiliates. HCSS School District may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

HCSS School District does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties. We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In such cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. Additionally, HCSS School District may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the HCSS School District, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

HCSS School District does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

HCSS School District websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on HCSS School District or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of HCSS School District; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of our website, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The HCSS School District website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer.

Security of Your Personal Information

HCSS School District secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. HCSS School District secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. 

Changes to this Statement

HCSS School District will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how HCSS School District is protecting your information.

Contact Information

We welcome your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the HCSS School District has not adhered to this Statement, please contact an HCSS School District representative at info@hampdencharter.org

We will use reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.