SCHOOL FAMILY MEDIA, LLC
Last modified: August 28, 2023
At School Family Media LLC (“Company” or “We”), we respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.
This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit this website (the “Website”) or otherwise use our services (the “Services”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
This policy applies to information we collect:
On this Website.
In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website.
When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.
When you use our Services.
It does not 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 this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website.
Changes: This policy may change from time to time as described below. Your continued use of this Website or our Services after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy frequently for updates. Where required by law, we will provide notice or obtain your consent for any changes.
Children Under the Age of 16
Our Website and Services are not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide any personal information to us. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on this Website, in the Services, or through any of the features of the Website or Services, register 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 user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
United States and Canada Only
If we learn or determine that a user of our Website or Services is located outside the United States or Canada, we reserve the right delete such user’s personal information from our systems.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
Collection of Information
We have collected the following categories of information from our users within the past twelve (12) months:
Identifiers, including name, email address, phone number, physical address, IP address, and cookie identifiers
Certain financial-related information, including credit card number and billing and shipping address when you make purchases on our Website or of our Services
Commercial information, including purchasing history from our Website or Services
Internet or other similar network activity, such as browsing history, information on your interaction with our Website and Services, browser type, and referring site
Inferences from your information and your interactions with our Website and Services
Categories of Sources
We obtain the above personal information from the following categories of sources:
Directly from you when you provide it to us. See additional information below.
Automatically as you navigate through the site. See additional information below.
From third-party service providers, for example, our data partners that provide access to email addresses for our marketing purposes.
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through our Website may include:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, subscribing to our Service, posting material, or requesting further services from our third-party business partners. We may also ask you for information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored or administered by us, and when you report a problem with our Website.
Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.
Details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of your orders. You may be required to provide financial information before placing an order through our 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. Although we limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
Details of your visits to our 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.
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking).
The information we collect automatically is not necessarily personal information on its own, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties, in which case we will treat all of it as personal information.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
Web Beacons. Pages of our the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
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. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see the section below titled “Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.”
We do not respond to or honor browser do not track (Do Not Track) signals at this time.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
To present our Website and its contents to you and to provide our Services to you.
To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
To provide you with notices about your account or subscription, including expiration and renewal notices.
To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
To notify you about changes to our Website, Services, or any products, programs, or services we offer or provide though it.
To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
To allow you to access and participate in Company-organized social media groups comprised of users of the Website.
To solicit your participation in surveys or sweepstakes related to our products or Services, or the products and services of third parties.
To improve the Website and Services
To analyze usage patterns, estimate audience size, and speed up searches on our Website.
To provide you with a more personalized experience on our Website or with our Services.
In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
For any other purpose with your consent.
We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you.
We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
Disclosure of Your Information
In the preceding twelve (12) months, we have disclosed the following categories of personal information for a business purpose:
Certain financial-related information
Internet or other similar network activity
To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business, including website hosting providers, email platform providers, and credit card payment processors.
To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of School Family Media LLC’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by School Family Media about our Website users is among the assets transferred.
To third parties to market their products or services to you.
To other third parties with your consent.
We may also disclose your personal information:
To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of School Family Media LLC, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Sales of Personal Information
In the preceding twelve (12) months, we have sold the following categories of personal information:
Internet or other similar network activity
Inferences drawn from other personal information
We sell your personal information to the following categories of third parties:
Consumer brand companies
Education-related software companies
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
Text Messages. If you do not wish us to send you text messages to your phone, you can follow the unsubscribe process in the text message from us or email us at email@example.com.
Promotional Offers from the Company. If you do not wish to have your email address used by the Company to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt out by checking the unsubscribe button in any marketing email we send to you or at any other time by sending us an email stating your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that we may still send you administrative messages regarding our Website and Services.
Opting Out of Interest-Based Advertising in Mobile Applications by Third Parties. To opt out of interest-based advertising that takes place through mobile applications, please see the following instructions on utilizing your mobile device operating system’s opt-out settings.
For iPhone/iOS users: For instructions on how to “Limit Ad Tracking” on the iOS, please visit this link or see the instructions below:
Go to “Settings” > “Privacy” > “Advertising.”
Turn on “Limit Ad Tracking.”
For Android users: For instructions on how to opt out of interest-based ads in the Android OS, please visit this link or see the instructions below:
Open Google settings on your device (may be an app called Google Settings or an entry in your phone’s Settings menu, depending on your device)
Switch on “Opt out of interest-based ads” or “Opt out of Ads Personalization.”
Opting Out of Cross-Device Targeting by Third Parties. Third parties may also combine and use information from websites or applications on your current browser or device with information from your other browsers or devices for advertising purposes. To opt out of such practices, please follow the instructions above for opting out on each of your browsers, and also opt out on each of your mobile devices. Please note that you will need to opt out separately on (1) each of your browsers and (2) each of your mobile devices to ensure that information collected on a particular browser or device is not used on another browser or device.
Opting Out of Use of Precise Location. To disable the collection of precise location information from your mobile device through mobile applications, you can access your mobile device settings and choose to limit that collection.
Android: For Android 6.0 and above: you can modify privacy settings in Settings > Applications > App Permissions > Location and tap the on/off toggle switch next to Location for each app which has permission to use your location data. For earlier versions of Android: you can modify privacy settings in Settings > More > Permission and tap the on/off toggle switch next to Location to turn location functions off for your device. Alternatively, you may uninstall the relevant program(s).
iOS: In iOS you can modify privacy settings in Settings > Privacy. You can select location data from this list to see which apps have asked for permission to use your location data.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You can review and change certain of your personal information in our possession by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page.
You may also send us an email at email@example.com to request that we correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
California residents may have additional personal information rights and choices. Please see the section below titled “California CCPA Rights” for more information.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to 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.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information and the means of transmission of that information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
We retain your information only as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
We do not intend to collect any sensitive information and ask that you not share sensitive information with us (e.g., government identifiers such as social security numbers, information about racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, criminal convictions and offenses, trade union membership, or any genetic data, biometric data, or information relating to an individual's sex life or sexual orientation).
To exercise your rights as a California resident, see California CCPA Rights above.