Magellan Montessori LLC - Privacy Policy

This policy is effective as of March 20, 2012

Magellan Montessori LLC ("Company") provides services, access to a web site, and deliverables (collectively "the Services") to other entities ("Clients") under the terms and conditions of executed Services Agreements between Company and such Clients. This Privacy Policy is designed to help Clients understand how Company collects and uses personal information Clients provide to Company, and help Clients make informed decisions when using the Services.

By using or accessing the Services, Client accepts the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Collection
In providing the Services, Company may collect the following kinds of personal information including, but not limited to:

(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation);

(b) information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us;

(c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters; and

(d) any other information that you choose to send to us.

In using the Services, Clients consent to the transfer and storage of personal information on Company servers located in the United States. Providing personal information is required to utilize the Services.

Use
Personal information submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to:

(a) administer the website;

(b) provide the services and customer support Client requests;

(c) enable your use of the services available on the website;

(d) send you newsletters and email notifications which you have specifically requested;

(e) resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems;

(f) prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce the Services agreement;

(g) customize, measure and improve the Services;

(h) comply with applicable law, and cooperate with law enforcement activities.

Personal Information, Protection and Security
We will take precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure password-protected servers. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).

Our Disclosure of Your Information
Company may disclose Clients' Confidential Information to respond to legal requirements, enforce Company policies, or protect anyone's rights, property, or safety. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

Company may also share Clients' Confidential Information with:

(a) Third Party Service Providers under contract who help with Company business operations. These Service Providers perform functions on Company's behalf, and therefore Company may share Clients' Confidential Information with such Service Providers in order to provide the Services.

(b) Law enforcement or other governmental officials, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity.

(c) Other business entities, should Company merge with or be acquired by that business entity. Should such a combination occur, the new combined entity will be required to follow this Privacy Policy with respect to Clients' Confidential Information. If Clients' Confidential Information will be used contrary to this Privacy Policy, Clients will receive prior notice.

Without limiting the above, in an effort to respect Client privacy Company will not otherwise disclose Clients' Personal Information to law enforcement, other government officials, or other third parties without a subpoena, court order or substantially similar legal procedure, except when Company believes in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss or to report suspected illegal activity.

Children’s Privacy
We are committed to protecting the privacy needs of children, and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. The Operators do not intentionally collect information from minors, and the Operators do not target its web site to children.

Certain services of this site may request personal information to enable use of the service such as membership registration and forums. These services are intended for individuals over the age of 13. Any information collected is intended to be of individuals over the age of 13. According to COPPA, our site does NOT cater to children. "Operators of commercial websites or online services directed to children under 13 that collect personal information from children" require a COPPA agreement and privacy policy. Since we do not cater to this age group, no COPPA exists on this website.

Cookies
Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to a computer's hard drive through Web browser that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize a browser.

We may use cookies in a number of ways, such as to save your password so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit our site, to deliver content specific to your interests and to track the pages you’ve visited. These cookies allow us to use the information we collect to customize your experience so that your visit to our site is as relevant and as valuable to you as possible.

Clients can choose to have their computers provide a warning each time a cookie is being sent, or Clients can choose to turn off all cookies. However, if Clients choose to turn off cookies, the site and some of its features may not function properly.

Tracking Tools
This website uses Google Analytics and other associated tools to help analyze how users use the site. The tool uses "cookies," which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Magellan Montessori, LLC.

We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. We will not link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.

Other Tracking Devices
Company may use other industry standard technologies like pixel tags and web beacons to track Clients' use of the website pages and promotions, or Company may allow its Third Party Service Providers to use these devices on Company's behalf. Pixel tags allow service providers to measure and improve their understanding of visitor traffic and behavior on websites, as well as provide a method by which promotions and performance can be measured. Company may also utilize pixel tags and web beacons provided by its affiliates and/or marketing partners for the same purposes.

Links
Company's website may contain links to other websites. Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites. Company encourages Clients to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by Company.

Third Party Advertising
Advertisements that appear on the Company website are sometimes delivered (or "served") directly to users by third party advertisers. They automatically receive Clients' IP address when this happens. These third party advertisers may also download cookies to Clients' computer, or use other technologies such as pixel tags and web beacons to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. Doing this allows the advertising network to recognize a computer each time they send an advertisement in order to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. In this way, they may compile information about where individuals using Clients' computers or browser saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. Company does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third party advertisers. Third party advertisers have no access to Client Confidential Information.

This Privacy Policy does not cover the use of cookies or other tracking technologies by any of its advertisers.

Terms of Use, Notices and Revisions
Each Client's use of the Service, and any disputes arising from it, is subject to this Privacy Policy as well as the Services Agreement between the Client and Company, including the Agreement's dispute resolution provision, limitations on damages and choice of law. Company reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately. Clients are encouraged to refer to this Privacy Policy on an ongoing basis so that Clients understand the current Privacy Policy and privacy practices.

Contacting Magellan Montessori LLC
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: contact@magellanmontessori.com.