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Privacy Policy

Your privacy on the Internet is important to us. The Post Oak School respects the privacy and personal information of visitors to our website. This privacy statement discloses the school’s policies regarding gathering, using, and sharing information.

Personal information refers to information that allows us to identify you, such as your name, address, zip/postal codes, telephone number, organization name if applicable, email address, etc. By using The Post Oak School’s website, you consent to the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy is subject to change at any time. At the time of a material change, the date of the change will be posted on this page. 

Terms of Use

This website is intended to provide news and information about The Post Oak School. We will make all reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of content. 

Use of Personal Information

The Post Oak School does not collect any personal information unless you voluntarily provide it by sending us e-mail, participating in a survey, or completing an online form. 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.

Email Privacy and Spam

The website contains email addresses of faculty and staff and (within the password-protected parts of the site) The Post Oak School parents. Use of this information for private, commercial, or political mailings and/or distribution to any outside party is prohibited.  

Student Privacy

The Post Oak School is committed to protecting the privacy of our students and their families. We do not post the full names of students on the public pages of our website. Images of students are used on the public pages of the site; however, students are never identified by full name in images. Within the password-protected pages of the site, use of students' full names is allowed and students can also be identified by full name in images.

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 student and/or parent depending on the circumstances and the student’s mental ability and maturity to understand the consequences of the proposed use and disclosure. 

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.

Log Files

Like most standard website servers, The Post Oak School uses website statistic packages such as Google Analytics to analyze trends in how our 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.

Links to Other Websites

The Post Oak School website contains links to other websites. We provide this these links as resources for our visitors and members; The Post Oak School is not liable for the privacy policies or content of other websites.

Security

The Post Oak School website takes every precaution to protect our users' personal information. Whenever users submit personal information (such as contact info or credit card info) via online forms, registration, or online purchase, upon submission that information is encrypted via the highest level of SSL (Secured Sockets Layer) available. Servers that store personally identifiable information are in a secure environment. Under no circumstances are credit card numbers permanently stored on our website servers.

Non-secured Communications

Posts to discussion forums, discussion boards, and comments to blogs are viewable by other users. When these areas are not in a password-protected area, they may be viewable by the general public. Please be aware of this when posting personal information in these areas.

Use of Content

The use of all text, images, artwork, video, music, sound, coding, trademarks, and other files published on this website are subject to the copyright and other intellectual property rights of The Post Oak School in accordance with the United States Copyright Laws. Anyone wishing to reproduce, distribute, or repost to other websites must request and obtain prior written permission from The Post Oak School. Some trademarks displayed on this website may require an additional written permission granted by the third party that may own the trademark.