- DEMOCRACY PREP’S POLICY
- YOUR CONSENT
- THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT & HOW WE COLLECT IT
- WHY WE COLLECT THE INFORMATION
- COMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW
- LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT & HOW WE COLLECT IT
When you visit our website, we may collect personally identifiable data and other information from you. Democracy Prep’s website provides its users with the ability to access their provided personally identifiable data to review and correct it, if needed. We ask that you update your information when it changes so that any information used to serve you remains as accurate and up to date as possible.
Voluntarily Provided Information
We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us via: inquiries made through our Contact Us email address firstname.lastname@example.org and other email addresses of our network schools, registration on our website, surveys that we offer, signing up for our newsletter, requests for more information from Democracy Prep, requests to contact our press department, visitors’ requests to support & donate to Democracy Prep, applications for your future scholar to attend one of our charter schools, and applications to apply to employee positions at Democracy Prep. The data that we may retrieve from you can include, but is not limited to, the following: name, email address, mailing address, phone numbers, credit card information, information about the future scholar applying to attend one of our schools, and other information.
Any voluntarily provided information by visitors including their demographic identity and interests may be collected through personally identifiable data and other information and may be captured and collected in the aggregate so that Democracy Prep may conduct research on visitors’ website behavior. This aggregated information may be used to market our educational programs and initiatives for lawful purposes. This aggregated information may be shared with other authorized third parties, agents, or current and future partners.
Democracy Prep does allow visitors to use our website without providing any personally identifiable data, but such usage may reduce the functionality of the website and diminish the quality of the visitor’s experience.
Automatically Provided Information
When a visitor visits democracyprep.org, we obtain certain information that does not personally identify them from their devices. This information is obtained passively and automatically. We may store such information, or it may be stored with one of our authorized third parties or other service providers. This information may include “cookies,” which are text files with small pieces of data that are saved by your web browser as you use your device, and they are used to identify said device in the future. Cookies can be used to collect and track the information and specific pages of our website that you visit and your activities on our website.
On many web browsers, there is a settings feature that enables you to determine whether you receive notifications whenever you receive a new cookie, and whether you would prefer to turn cookies off. Democracy Prep recommends that you leave the cookies turned on so that you may take full advantage of the functionality of our website.
Democracy Prep does not rent, trade, or sell the personally identifiable data, voluntarily provided information, or automatically provided information of the visitors to our website. The authorized third parties, agents, and current and future partners mentioned herein are trusted assets that aid in the advancement of Democracy Prep’s mission. These parties agree or will agree to keep your personally identifiable data and other information confidential.
WHY WE COLLECT THE INFORMATION
If and when we send you any such correspondence, each correspondence will enclose instructions on how to unsubscribe from further communications, if such a decision is desired. These correspondences will also enclose instructions on how to customize the content of these communications.
Last, and certainly not least, we may use your personally identifiable data, voluntarily provided information, and automatically provided information to further our mission to educate responsible citizen-scholars for success in the college of their choice and a life of active Citizenship.
Democracy Prep has the utmost respect and gratitude to the donors who contribute to our mission. We hold all information provided to us in the strictest confidence, including but not limited to your name, email address, mailing address, and credit card and other financial information. We will not rent, trade, or sell any donor information to any third parties, entities, or organizations.
COMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW
Democracy Prep may disclose personally identifiable data, voluntarily provided information, and automatically provided information if required to do so by law or regulation or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to: comply with a legal duty, protect and defend the rights, property, or interests of Democracy Prep, act in exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of website visitors or the members of the public, or to protect Democracy Prep against legal liability.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Democracy Prep takes good-faith and reasonable steps to ensure the safety and security of your personally identifiable data, voluntarily provided information, and automatically provided information from loss, misuse, unauthorized disclosure, unauthorized access, alteration, and destruction. However, no transmission using the Internet is ever fully secure. We utilize various industry standard security measures to protect the information submitted by visitors to our website. These measures may include but are not limited to: password protected directories and databases, encryption technologies, and anti-virus and malware scanning of our databases and servers to prevent and protect against attacks from hackers. We encourage the visitors to our website to reflect and consider what information is being disclosed to us via E-mail.
While we strive to protect your personally identifiable data and other information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (b) the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this website cannot be guaranteed; and (c) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.
Questions & Comments? Please feel free to contact us at DPPS_Legal@democracyprep.org
Last Updated By Legal: July 2023