USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: St. Joseph Academy is committed to protecting your privacy. We do not collect any personal information unless you voluntarily provide it by sending us an email, participating in a survey, or completing an online form (e.g., JotForm or other). Personal information submitted will not be transferred to any non-affiliated third parties unless otherwise stated at the time of collection. When a user submits personally identifiable information it is used only for the purpose stated at the time of collection.
CONSENT: Where consent for the use and disclosure of personal information is required, the school will seek consent from the appropriate person. In the case of a student’s personal information, the school will seek the consent from the parent(s)/guardian(s) depending on the circumstances of the proposed use and disclosure.
LOG FILES: Like most website servers, this website uses statistical packages such as Google Analytics to analyze trends in how the website is accessed and utilized. Information monitored includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, geographic location of visitors (country, city), browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, time spent on pages, and keywords used to find our site via search engines. This information is anonymous and cannot be directly linked to individual users. We may use it to identify high-use or low-use areas of the site, pinpoint problem areas of the site, analyze broad demographic trends in our visitors, and make decisions about how to make it easier for people to find and navigate our website.
GOOGLE ANALYTICS: This website uses Google Analytics to help understand how visitors engage with the site. Your Web browser automatically sends certain information to Google. This includes, for example, the Web address of the page that you’re visiting and your IP address. Google may also set cookies on your browser or read cookies that are already there. If you would like further information on how Google uses data when you use our website you may visit: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS: From time to time you may receive an email or e-newsletter from St. Joseph Academy which could include information about our programs, athletic games, blogs, events and additional opportunities. In all email communications that you receive from St. Joseph Academy, except for confirmation emails for event registrations, purchases, donations or other payments, you will be provided with an unsubscribe option at the bottom of the email communication by clicking on “Unsubscribe”.
NON-SECURED COMMUNICATIONS: Posts to any discussion forums and boards or blogs associated with our school’s website, including comments, are viewable by other users. Postings in a non-password protected area such as these may be viewable by the general public.
We may display targeted ads to you through social media platforms. These ads are sent to groups of people who share traits such as likely commercial interests and demographics. For example, the ads may target guests who have expressed an interest in shopping for groceries, cosmetics, clothing, etc. See the policies of each social media platform for additional information about these types of ads.
COOKIES: Our website, similar to other standard websites, tracks web browsing patterns to understand how the website is being used. This generic information is collected through the use of “cookies”. A cookie is a small text file stored by your browser that allows the website to “remember” your preferences such as calendar settings and site bookmarks on the site from visit to visit, or to maintain your “logged in” status when visiting protected areas. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Web browsers have settings allowing you to reject cookies, or selectively accept cookies, or delete cookies previously accepted. Please be aware that rejecting or deleting cookies from our website may make certain functions unavailable to you.
GOOGLE ADVERTISING COOKIES & ADWORDS: Sometimes we use Google AdWords Remarketing to advertise across the Internet. AdWords Remarketing will display relevant ads tailored to you after visiting our website by placing a cookie on your machine. This cookie does not in anyway identify you or give access to your computer. The cookie is used to say “This person visited this page, so show them ads relating to that page”. Google AdWords Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you. You may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Google Ads Settings.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY: We use industry standard practices designed to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information and personal information about your children. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of such information, we have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures designed to safeguard and secure the personal information we collect. We also use SHA256 bit encryption R3 from Let’s Encrypt to protect information when route between your browser and St. Joseph Academy’s server and when in route between St. Joseph Academy server and another other browsers or servers.
Personal information residing on St. Joseph Academy server is password protected, and access is provided only to those employees and vendors of St. Joseph Academy who require such access to administer and maintain our Site or to provide requested customer support to users of the Site.