California Guided Pathways is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the California Guided Pathways Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the California Guided Pathways website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
California Guided Pathways collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. You can review and update your personally identifiable information at any time by clicking on “Account” in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. California Guided Pathways also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by California Guided Pathways . This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by California Guided Pathways for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the California Guided Pathways Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through California Guided Pathways public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: California Guided Pathways does not read any of your private online communications.
California Guided Pathways encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from California Guided Pathways so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. California Guided Pathways is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the California Guided Pathways and California Guided Pathways family of Web sites.
To ensure compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, 15 U.S.C. Sec. 6501-6506 ("COPPA"), students under thirteen cannot create accounts on California Guided Pathways . Therefore, California Guided Pathways does not collect personal information online from children under the age of 13.
Use of Your Personal Information
California Guided Pathways collects and uses your personal information to operate the California Guided Pathways Web site and deliver the services you have requested. California Guided Pathways also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from California Guided Pathways and its affiliates. California Guided Pathways may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
California Guided Pathways does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. California Guided Pathways may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, California Guided Pathways may share data with trusted partners and administrative service providers (i.e. program managers or other direct service staff), to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to California Guided Pathways , and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
California Guided Pathways does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
California Guided Pathways keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within California Guided Pathways , in order to determine what California Guided Pathways services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within California Guided Pathways to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Some browsers have a “do not track” feature that lets you tell websites that you do not want to have your online activities tracked. At this time, we do not respond to browser “do not track signals.
California Guided Pathways Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on California Guided Pathways or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of California Guided Pathways ; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of California Guided Pathways , or the public.
The California Guided Pathways Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize California Guided Pathways pages or register with California Guided Pathways site or services, a cookie helps California Guided Pathways to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same California Guided Pathways Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the California Guided Pathways features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the California Guided Pathways services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
California Guided Pathways secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. California Guided Pathways secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
California Guided Pathways will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. California Guided Pathways encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how California Guided Pathways is protecting your information. California Guided Pathways will notify users of any updates to this Statement of Privacy by providing a notification on the California Guided Pathways home webpage.
California Guided Pathways welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that California Guided Pathways has not adhered to this Statement, please contact California Guided Pathways at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.