Privacy Policy

This Page Covers:

  • How K12 Media handles personal information* it receives, both on and off the Internet
  • What information K12 Media collects and how it collects it
  • What you can do to control the information about you that K12 Media collected, including certain changes you can make to that information
  • How K12 Media protects information it collects from misuse
  • Personal information is information that identifies a person, such as their name, address, or email address, that is not otherwise publicly available.

PRIVACY POLICY

General Guidelines for Information Collection and Use

K12 Media collects and compiles statistical information about all visitors to our web site, even if they haven't registered. The information used to compile statistics is passed from a visitor's computer to our server each time a page is requested. This statistical information is logged and provides long-term usage data and trends that help K12 Media allocate resources and better meet demands during peak usage. This information is not linked to the end user and is not considered personal information.

The information collected includes:

  1. The type and version of your Operating System and Web Browser
  2. Your computer's IP address
  3. The date and time of your visit
  4. What page you visited
  5. What page you came from

Remove Your Information

If you wish to have your information removed from K12 Media's systems, please send an email to privacy@k12media.org

When you register with K12 Media, you are no longer anonymous. Your registration information is used to deliver K12 Media education and outreach program material and to help K12 Media develop future program material. Certain statistical information gathered from our subscribers is used to generate reports for governmental agencies. We must report this information because K12 Media receives Grant money from the U.S. government. K12 Media does not identify you by name in these reports; it only reports information in the aggregate.

K12 Media often collects information from people who attend K12 Media activities or events or who our staff members meet during the course of their duties. If we believe these people may be interested in the K12 Media program material, we elect to subscribe them. If so, we notify them via e-mail and ask whether or not they want this material.

K12 Media will not ask a child or young person under the age of 13 for more information than is reasonable in order to provide that student with the appropriate Internet Safety information on Youth Empowerment which K12 Media offers.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Other than the following instances, K12 Media does not rent, sell or share personal information about you with any other person(s) or organization(s):

  • K12 Media may share your information with outsourced service providers in order to provide the materials you requested. For example, to fill an order for training materials, your name, address, and phone number may be provided to a third-party order filling agency so they can ship you the materials.

  • When the law requires K12 Media to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process, K12 Media provides the information needed to obey the law. K12 Media also may provide information in order to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.K12 Media believes it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

  • K12 Media may also share your information with Partner organizations and associations. K12 Media  is in no way responsible for the actions of their Partners, K12 Media cannot be held liable for their Partners’ use (or misuse) of personal information.

K12 Media makes every reasonable effort to ensure the security of the data it collects. However, K12 Media cannot warrant against the disclosure of this information in the event of a security breach or other event beyond our control.

Cookies

To facilitate the experience our website strives to offer, K12 Media may use cookies to store various pieces of information on your computer. The information in these cookies is only retrievable by K12 Media servers. We are confident the information within the cookies is reasonably secure.

Although vulnerabilities in this technology exist, by keeping your web browser up to date, it is unlikely the information in these cookies will be misappropriated.

A cookie is a data file stored on your hard drive by your browser. It does not contain any executable code and cannot gather information from your computer that you have not already provided K12 Media either in a form, or by requesting a page from our site (see "General Guidelines for Information Collection and Use", above).

Most browsers allow users to choose not to receive cookies. If you disable cookies on your browser, some pages on our site may not work correctly (or at all!), or some features may be disabled.

New program information may be added from time-to-time. K12 Media will attempt to anticipate your interest in this information based on information in your profile, and may sign you up automatically. You may opt-out of some of these services by editing your account information (as described above).

K12 Media reserves the right to send important announcements or notices to all registered users without extending an opportunity to opt-out of such notices.

K12 Media reserves the right to maintain archival copies of contact data of our registrants. The primary purpose of this archive is to prevent accidentally re-adding you to our service if you have requested not to receive further information. Concerns about this archival copy may be addressed to the webmaster.

Confidentiality and Security

K12 Media limits access to your personal information to those K12 Media employees who have a need to come into contact with that information.

To protect your personal information, K12 Media employs physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations.

Your personal information is password protected and, in some cases, encrypted for additional protection.

Changes to this Policy

K12 Media may update its privacy policy from time-to-time and will notify you about significant changes to its policy either by:

  1. emailing your primary e-mail address registered with us, or
  2. prominently displaying a notice on our website.

Other Notices

On occasion, you may find links on our site that lead to pages provided by organizations other than K12 Media whose content and associated privacy policy are beyond our control. K12 Media makes every reasonable effort only to link to content it believes its patrons would approve. However, despite K12 Media's efforts, you are strongly advised to make yourself aware of any privacy policies applicable to those pages linked from K12 Media, since K12 Media  cannot be held accountable for the content on, or linked to, on those linked pages.