Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the District’s agreement with you regarding how we will handle certain information on the Website. This Policy does not address information obtained from other sources such as submissions by mail, phone or other devices or from personal contact. By accessing the Website and/or providing information to the District on the Website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of certain information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

NOTICE TO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 AND THEIR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS: IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13 AND WOULD LIKE TO CONTACT US PLEASE DO SO THROUGH YOUR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS. THIS WEBSITE IS ONLY INTENDED FOR ADULTS. THE SCHOOL DOES NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION (“PERSONAL INFORMATION”) FROM CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13, YOU MAY NOT SEND US ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS, NAME AND/OR CONTACT INFORMATION THROUGH THE WEBSITE.

Information Collected on Our Website: If you merely download material or browse through the Website, our servers may automatically collect certain information from you which may include: (a) the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; (b) the browser software you use and your operating system; and (c) the Internet address of the website from which you linked to the Website. The information we automatically collect may be used to improve the Website to make it as useful as possible for our visitors; however, such information will not be tied to the personal information you choose to provide to us.

We do collect and keep personally identifiable information when you choose to voluntarily submit such information. For example, if you choose to fill out a form on the Website we retain the information submitted by you. You should not submit any information that you do not want to be retained. After we have taken the appropriate action in response to your submittal, we retain the information you submit for our records and to contact you from time to time. Please note that if we decide to change the manner in which we use or retain personal information, we may update this Privacy Policy, at our sole discretion.


Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties: The District does not rent or sell personal information that you choose to provide to us nor does the District disclose credit card or other personal financial information to third parties other than as necessary to complete a credit card or other financial transaction or as required by law. The District may engage certain third parties to perform functions and provide services, including, without limitation, hosting and maintenance, customer relationship, database storage and management, payment transaction and direct marketing campaigns. We may share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform the functions and provide the services and in accordance with policy #5126.

Receiving Promotional Materials: We may send you information or materials such as newsletters by e-mail or postal mail when you submit addresses via the Website. By your using the Website, you are consenting to our sending you such information or materials. If you do not want to receive promotional information or material, please send an email with your name, mailing address and email address to webmaster@fpsct.org. When we receive your request, we may take reasonable steps to remove your name from such lists.

Cookies
: A cookie is a small text file that a website can place on your computer's hard drive for record-keeping or other administrative purposes. Our Website may use cookies to help to personalize your experience on the Website. Although most web browsers accept cookies automatically, usually you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you decide to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully use the features of the Website. Cookies may also be used at certain sites accessible through links on the Website.

Links to Other Websites: The District is not responsible for the practices or policies of the websites linked to or from the Website, including without limitation their privacy practices or policies. If you elect to use a link that accesses another party’s website, you will be subject to that website’s practices and policies and do so at your own risk.

General Information:

The District may make changes to the information, content and/or policies contained on the Website or the offerings and/or services described on the Website or the Website or the Terms at any time at its sole discretion with or without notice. The District makes no commitment and undertakes no obligation for it or its users to update the information contained herein. If any of these provisions are deemed invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the Terms.

How to Contact Us: If you have questions about the Terms or if you wish that we modify or delete your personal information that we have collected, you can contact us at ROSSM@fpsct.org or by phone at 860-673-8270 and ask for our website coordinator, Matt Ross.

Legal References:

Federal Law:

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), 20 U.S.C. §§ 1232g et seq.

Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment, Public Law 107-110, § 1061, codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1232h.

Policy Adopted: September 8, 2014

Policy Revised: May 2016

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