This privacy notice applies to GEO Foundation https://geoacademies.org which includes the schools GEO Foundation manages and supports, all of which can be found on https://geoacademies.org (“we” or “our”). This notice explains our practices concerning the collection, use, and disclosure of visitor information. Visitor information collected by GEO Foundation will be used only as outlined in this privacy notice.
Collection and Use
We may ask you to provide information voluntarily, such as through forms or other manual input—in order to make products and services available to you, to maintain and manage our relationship with you, including providing associated services or to better understand and serve your needs. This information is generally retained as long as you continue to maintain a relationship with us. Your providing this information is wholly voluntary. Providing the requested information indicates your consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of this information as described in this notice. Information we may collect includes any information provided by you to us through completion of forms, including:
- email addresses
- telephone number
- information volunteered by the visitor, such as preferences, survey information and/or site registrations
This information may be used:
- for internal review and then discarded
- to customize the content of our site
- to notify visitors about updates to our site
- to contact visitors for marketing purposes
If you supply us with your email or postal/mailing address, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings or would like to be added to our “do not share” list, please let us know by sending us an email at the listed address.
Our websites may provide links to third party applications such as donorbox (https://donorbox.org) or PowerSchool (www.powerschool.com) which may ask for additional information. Any information you provide to such third party applications is subject to their privacy policies.
We may share aggregate, non-personally identifiable information with other entities or organizations.
We do not share any personally identifiable information with other entities or organizations, except when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our website and applicable laws, or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our website.
Except as described above, we will not share any information with any party for any reason.
Updating Inaccurate Information
In some cases, we will grant visitors the ability to update or correct inaccuracies in the information that we maintain.
Visitors may correct inaccuracies in:
- contact information that we have on file
- financial information
- unique identifier information (e.g., visitor number or password) that we maintain
Visitors can have this information corrected by sending us email at the listed address
Disclosure of Information
Other than sharing your information with other appropriate GEO Foundation personnel to ensure the quality, functionality, and security of our website, or manage your relationship with us, we will not disclose personally identifiable information about your use of the site except under the following circumstances:
- With your prior written (including email) consent
- When we have given you clear notice that we will disclose information that you voluntarily provide
- With appropriate external parties, such as law enforcement agencies, in order to investigate and respond to suspected violations of law or GEO Foundation policy.
No transmission of data over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. While we are committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to GEO Foundation websites, and you do so at your own risk. However, once we receive your information, we will use reasonable safeguards consistent with prevailing industry standards and commensurate with the sensitivity of the data being stored to maintain the security of that information on our systems.
In addition, we will comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding the privacy and security of visitor information.
We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.
Privacy Notice Changes
From time to time, we may use visitor information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice.
Only data collected from the time of the policy change forward will be used for these new purposes. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our website periodically.
If you have questions or concerns about this policy, please contact us.