Your privacy is critically important to us. At Baylake Academy we have a few fundamental principles:
- We only ask you for personal information if we truly need it.
- We only share your personal information with those who need to know to comply with the law, develop our services, or protect our rights.
- We only store personal information on our servers if required for the on-going operation of one of our services.
If you have questions about deleting or correcting your personal data, please contact our Director’s office.
When accessing the Website, Baylake Academy will learn certain information about you, both automatically and through voluntary actions you may take, during your visit. This policy applies to information we collect on the Website and in email, text, or other electronic messages between you and the Website.
Information We Collect About You
When you access the Website, Baylake Academy will learn certain information about you during your visit.
Information You Provide Us. The Website provides various places for users to provide information. We collect information that users provide by filling out forms on the Website, communicating with us via contact forms, responding to surveys, search queries on our search feature, providing comments or other feedback, and providing information when ordering a service via the Website.
We use information you provide to us to deliver the requested product and/or service, to improve our overall performance, and to provide you with offers, promotions, and information.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technology. As you navigate through our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies including Google Analytics to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns. This will generally include information about your location, your traffic pattern through our website, and any communications between your computer and our Website. Among other things, we will collect data about the type of computer you use, your Internet connection, your IP address, your operating system, and your browser type. The information we collect automatically is used for statistical data and will not include personal information. We use this data to improve our Website and our service offerings. To the extent that you voluntarily provide personal information to us, our systems will associate the automatically collected information with your personal information.
Baylake Academy operates this website. It is Baylake Academy’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites. A photo and videotape consent agreement is included in the Enrollment Packet for you to sign to allow Baylake Academy to post pictures/videos of your child in the classroom or when receiving an award.
How and Why We Collect Information
Baylake Academy collects your information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select. If you register to purchase a product from us, we collect your information. We use this information to track your preferences and to keep you informed about the services you have selected to receive and any related products and/or services. As a visitor to this Website, you can engage in most activities without providing any personal information. It is only when you seek to download resources and/or register for services that you are required to provide information.
We use personal information for purposes of presenting our Website and its contents to you, providing you with information, providing you with offers for products and services, providing you with information about your subscriptions and products, carrying out any contract between you and Baylake Academy, administering our business activities, providing customer service, and making available other items and services to our customers and prospective customers.
From time-to-time, we may use the information you provide us to display advertisements to you that are tailored to your personal characteristics, interests, and activities.
If you purchase any products sold by Baylake Academy on this Website, we will offer you the option to receive our free email newsletter. If you do not wish to receive this newsletter, you can unsubscribe anytime. We include an “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every email we send. If you ever have trouble unsubscribing, you can send an email to email@example.com requesting to unsubscribe from future emails.
Like most website operators, Baylake Academy collects non-personally-identifying information (non-PII) of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Baylake Academy’s purpose in collecting non-PII is to better understand how its visitors use its website. From time to time, Baylake Academy may release non-PII in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website. Baylake Academy also collects potential PII like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users. Baylake Academy only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses PII as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Baylake Academy website choose to interact with Baylake Academy in ways that require our school to gather PII. The amount and type of information that Baylake Academy gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a login at baylakeacademy.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Baylake Academy are asked for information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Baylake Academy. Baylake Academy does not disclose PII other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply PII, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Baylake Academy may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Baylake Academy may monitor the most frequently visited pages. Baylake Academy may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Baylake Academy does not disclose PII other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally – Identifying Information
Baylake Academy discloses potentially PII only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information to process it on Baylake Academy’s behalf or to provide services available at Baylake Academy’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. By using Baylake Academy’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Baylake Academy will not rent or sell potentially PII to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, Baylake Academy discloses potentially PII only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Baylake Academy believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Baylake Academy, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the Baylake Academy website and have supplied your email address, Baylake Academy may occasionally send you an email to tell keep you updated with what is going on with Baylake Academy. We primarily use our social media to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Baylake Academy takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally – identifying information.
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.
Server logs are also used to collect information about how our site is used. Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our site, and the websites visited just before and just after our own, as well as your IP address.
Baylake Academy reserves the right to use technological equivalents of cookies, including social media pixels. These pixels allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites to tailor advertising messages users see while visiting that social media website. The Company reserves the right to use these pixels in compliance with the policies of the various social media sites.
We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received online, mail, and telephone. This also applies when you register for our website, sign up through any of our forms using your email address or make a purchase on this site. For further information, see the email policies below.
We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties, and will not disclose your email address to any third parties except as allowed in the section titled Disclosure of Your Information. We will maintain the information you send via e-mail in accordance with applicable federal law. In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all e-mails sent from our organization will clearly state who the e- mail is from and provide clear information on how to contact the sender. In addition, all e-mail messages will also contain concise information on how to remove yourself from our mailing list so that you receive no further e-mail communication from us. Our emails provide users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners by reading the unsubscribe instructions located at the bottom of any e-mail they receive from us at any time.
Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the e-mail.
Children Under The Age Of 13
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or username you may use.
If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclosure of Your Information
As a general rule, we do not sell, rent, lease or otherwise transfer any information collected whether automatically or through your voluntary action.
Baylake Academy may disclose your personal information to a third party, including a lawyer or collection agency, when necessary, to enforce our terms of service or any other agreement between you and Baylake Academy.
Baylake Academy may provide your information to any successor in interest in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of the Company’s assets and/or business.
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights or when compelled by a court or other governmental entity to do so.
How Do We Protect Your Information and Secure Information Transmissions?
We employ commercially reasonable methods to ensure the security of the information you provide to us and the information we collect automatically. This includes using standard security protocols and working only with reputable third-party vendors.
Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. However, doing so is allowed, but at your own risk. Some of the information you may enter on our website may be transmitted securely via a secure medium known as Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL. Credit Card information and other sensitive information is never transmitted via email.
Baylake Academy may use software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, Baylake Academy uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.