Near North Montessori School (NNM) respects the privacy of its donors and other visitors to its website. NNM strongly believes that if online contributions and services to visitors are to flourish, users of our website must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, NNM has implemented the following policy.
WHAT INFORMATION DOES NNM COLLECT?
Most data NNM collects are used only to help us better serve our users. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our donors and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by e-mail or a special announcement, prominently placed on the website.
FROM GENERAL USERS
NNM does not collect any personal information from users browsing its website. Only aggregate data—such as the number of hits per page—are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.
FROM NNM DONORS OR APPLICANTS
To contribute to NNM’s work or apply to the school, donors and applicants may be asked to provide some limited information—including name, physical address, phone number, and e-mail address. This information, whether submitted online or offline, is submitted voluntarily. Additionally, for some e-mails sent in HTML format by NNM to its members, we will collect specific information regarding what the recipient does with that e-mail. For those e-mails, NNM will monitor whether a recipient subsequently clicks through to links provided in the message. Other information collected through this tracking feature includes: e-mail address of a user, the date and time of the user’s "click," name of the list from which the message was sent, tracking URL number and destination page. NNM only uses this information to enhance our services and distribution of those services to its supporters. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner.
HOW DOES NNM USE DATA COLLECTED?
NNM uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways:
NNM DONORS SERVICES AND MARKETING
Generally, NNM uses data collected to improve its own web content; to respond to visitors’ interests, needs, and preferences; and to develop new products and services. NNM does not sell or share personal information to anyone for any reason.
CREDIT CARD ACCOUNT INFORMATION
Except as required to process a payment transaction, NNM does not store or disclose credit card account information provided by its members and customers. When members and customers choose to pay using their credit cards, NNM submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse via an encrypted connection. The complete credit card number is never saved on any server hosting NNM webpages or the NNM financial databases.
STUDENT APPLICATION AND ENROLLMENT
Upon submitting an application for enrollment, or reenrolling your child at NNM, users are voluntarily providing NNM with information regarding you and your children. This information is used for enrollment decisions and stored internally, but is never distributed to third parties.
WHAT PRIVACY ISSUES ARISE WITH LINKS TO OTHER SITES?
This website contains links to other websites. NNM has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.
WHAT MEANS OF REDRESS ARE AVAILABLE?
If any user suspects NNM has handled his or her personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us by e-mailing to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 773-384-1434.