Privacy Policy

Last updated January 6, 2013

This is a web site owned and operated by The Chase Hill School for Academic Writing and Literary Arts (“The Chase Hill School”).

We can be reached by contacting us via email on this page.

Your California Privacy Rights

Effective January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our customers who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please email us at mary@chasehillschool.com

Information We Collect

Information About Your Computer Hardware And Software

For each visitor to our web site, our web server automatically recognizes your IP address. The address allows our server to deliver the information you request from us, such as an article or a form for posting to a discussion board. We also collect visitors’ IP addresses in their domain-name form, allowing us to understand for instance how many visitors access our site through various service providers. We collect this information on an individual basis and in aggregate, or combined, form.

We also collect both user-specific and aggregate information on what pages visitors access or visit. We use the information to improve the content of our web pages and to customize the content and layout of our pages.

Email Address, Postal Address, Telephone Number

If at any time you provide us with your email address to register on the website, place an order, access information or access a service, we collect that information. Areas in which we may collect your email address include but are not limited to site registration; discussion boards; chat areas; product or service transactions; emails or documents you send us; and interactive forms. If you provide us with your email address, you may receive periodic promotional emails from us regarding special offers or new products or services. You may also receive informational emails from us related to any user accounts you have set up with us, as well as administrative notices regarding the operation of the web site.

Visitors who supply us with their telephone numbers online may receive telephone contact from us to discuss lessons, planning, scheduling, progress and further study.

If you supply us with your postal address online, you may receive communication from us if that is your chosen communication method or if it is necessary for us to contact you.

We keep any information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations, both in aggregate and personally identifiable ways.

What We Do With Your Information

The information we collect is used for internal review to improve the content of our website, used to customize the content and/or layout of our pages for each individual visitor and used to notify consumers about updates to our website. In cases where a user has questions for us or purchases one of our services, the information you provided may be used to contact you in an effort to fulfill your request. We do not sell, rent or share any of your information with any third party.

Cookies

With respect to cookies: We use anonymous cookies for tracking website statistics such as visitors, length of time on the site, pages accessed and conversion rates.  We use both session cookies and persistent cookies.

Ad Servers

We reserve the right to partner with or have special relationships with ad server companies on the Chase Hill School website.

Analytics

To determine how many users visit our site and to better understand the areas of greatest interest to our visitors, we have relationships with other companies that compile this information for us. As a result of your visit to our site, web analytics companies may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address and clickstream information. For further information, consult the privacy policies of:

Google Analytics https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsTrackingOverview

Payments

We use Paypal as our payment processor. Transactions are protected via Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. For more information on PayPal, please visit the Paypal site:

Paypal Inc. http://www.paypal.com

Paypal security: https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/paypal-safety-and-security

Paypal Privacy: https://cms.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/marketingweb?cmd=_render-content&content_ID=ua/Privacy_full&locale.x=en_US

Security

We have appropriate security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at on site, and we employ security features generally accepted in the industry to protect the security of transactions and communications made on our site. Financial transactions made to us via 3rd parties are protected via Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. We require customers to identify themselves via a unique username and password to access their personal information.

Changes To This Policy

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our Privacy Policy. If our information practices change we will post the policy changes to our website to notify you of these changes and we will use for these new purposes only data collected from the time of the policy change forward. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our website periodically.

Opting-Out

If you do not want to receive email from us in the future, please let us know by sending us email at the above address. Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers online will only receive telephone contact from us if a phone call is requested or necessary in he course of providing a service requested and/or paid for.

Corrections
We offer registered users the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in their contact information. Registered users can have this information corrected by sending us email at the above address. If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number. As a security measure, we will need to verify your identity prior to making any changes to your contact information.