Privacy Policy

Last modified January 1, 2016

Introduction

Community Montessori School, Inc., an Indiana non-profit corporation (“CMS”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through compliance with this Privacy Policy (the “Policy”).

The Policy describes the types of information CMS may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website http://www.cmsindiana.org (the “Website”) and CMS’s practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

The Policy applies to information CMS collects:

  • On the Website.
  • In e-mail, text, and other electronic messages between you and the Website.
  • Through mobile and desktop applications you download from the Website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and the Website.
  • When you interact with advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.

The Policy does not apply to information collected offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by CMS or any third party; nor does this Policy apply to information collected by any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.

Please read the Policy carefully to understand CMS’s practices regarding your information and how CMS will treat it. If you do not agree with the Policy, you shall not use the Website. By accessing or using the Website, you agree to the Policy. The Policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of the Website after CMS makes changes constitutes your acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for updates.

Children Under the Age of 13

No person under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. CMS does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use the Website, provide any information on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of the Website, or provide any information about yourself to CMS, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If CMS learns it has collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, it will delete that information. If you believe CMS might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at:

Diane Akers

9069 East 141st Street

Fishers, IN 46038

(317) 774-8551

EMAIL BUSINESS OFFICE

Information CMS Collects About You and How CMS Collects It

CMS collects several types of information from and about users of the Website, including information:

  • by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, and telephone number (“personal information”);
  • that is about you but individually does not identify you; and
  • about your Internet connection, the equipment you use to access the Website, and usage details.

CMS collects this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate through the Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.

Information You Provide to Us

The information CMS collects on or through the Website may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use the Website, subscribing to CMS’s services, posting material, or requesting further services. CMS may also ask you for information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by CMS, and when you report a problem with the Website.
  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses), if you contact CMS.
  • Your responses to surveys that CMS might ask you to complete for research purposes.
  • Details of transactions you carry out through the Website.
  • Your search queries on the Website.

You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. CMS cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, CMS cannot and does not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

Information CMS Collects Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

As you navigate through and interact with the Website, CMS may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to the Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
  • Information about your computer and Internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

The information CMS collects automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information, but CMS may maintain it or associate it with personal information it collects in other ways or receives from third parties. It helps CMS to improve its Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling CMS to:

  • Estimate audience size and usage patterns.
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing CMS to customize the Website according to your individual interests.
  • Speed up your searches.
  • Recognize you when you return to the Website.

The technologies CMS uses for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, CMS’s system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to the Website.
  • Flash Cookies. Certain features of the Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on the Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.
  • Web Beacons. Pages of the Website and CMS’s e-mail messages may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit CMS, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail, and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

Children Under the Age of 13

No person under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. CMS does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use the Website, provide any information on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of the Website, or provide any information about yourself to CMS, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If CMS learns it has collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, it will delete that information. If you believe CMS might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at:

Diane Akers

9069 East 141st Street

Fishers, IN 46038

(317) 774-8551

EMAIL BUSINESS OFFICE

Information CMS Collects About You and How CMS Collects It

CMS collects several types of information from and about users of the Website, including information:

  • by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, and telephone number (“personal information”);
  • that is about you but individually does not identify you; and
  • about your Internet connection, the equipment you use to access the Website, and usage details.

CMS collects this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate through the Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.

How CMS Uses and Discloses Your Information

CMS uses information it collects about you or that you provide, including any personal information:

  • To present the Website and its contents to you.
  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request.
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
  • To provide you with notices about your account.
  • To carry out its obligations and enforce its rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and CMS, including for billing and collection.
  • To notify you about changes to the Website or any products or services CMS offers or provides though it.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on the Website.
  • In any other way CMS may describe when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

CMS may disclose aggregated information about users of the Website and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

CMS may disclose personal information that it collects or you provide as described in this Policy:

  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties CMS uses to support its business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which CMS discloses it to them.
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by CMS when you provide the information.
  • With your consent.

CMS may also disclose your personal information:

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including responding to any government or regulatory request.
  • To enforce or apply the Terms of Use and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.
  • If CMS believes disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of CMS or others.

 

Choices About How CMS Uses and Discloses Your Information

CMS strives to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to CMS. CMS has created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of the Website may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
  • Communications from CMS. If you do not wish to have your e-mail address or other contact information used by CMS to contact you concerning CMS, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the form on which CMS collects your data or at any other time by logging into the Website and adjusting your user preferences in your account profile by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes or by sending us an e-mail stating your request to our Business Office. If CMS has sent you an informational e-mail, you may send a return e-mail asking to be omitted from future e-mail distributions.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page.

You may also send CMS an e-mail to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that you have provided to CMS. CMS cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. CMS may not accommodate a request to change information if it believes the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

If you delete your User Contributions from the Website, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Website users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Website, including User Contributions, is governed by the Terms of Use.

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of the Website who are California residents to request certain information regarding disclosure of personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail or write CMS at: 9069 East 141st Street, Fishers, IN 46038.

Data Security

CMS has implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where CMS has given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. You shall not share your password with anyone. Be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.

The transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although CMS attempts to protect your personal information, it cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to the Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. CMS is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

CMS will post any changes to the Policy on this page. If CMS makes material changes to how it treats users’ personal information, CMS will notify you through a notice on the Website home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this Policy or CMS’s privacy practices, contact CMS at:

Diane Akers
9069 East 141st Street
Fishers, IN 46038
(317) 774-8551
Email Business Office