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Privacy Policy

At CHC, we respect and are committed to protecting your privacy with regards to both electronic and print media. This privacy statement informs you of the following:

  • Information Collection and Use

  • Disclosure of Information

  • Commitment to Security

  • Links

  • Use of Photographs

  • Copyrighted Material

  • Non-Secured Communications

  • Contact Information

Information Collection and Use

CHC will only collect personal information about you when you complete a form that requests such information, e.g., student enrollment, filling out a Web form, event registration. Where consent for the use and disclosure of personal information is required, the School will seek consent from the appropriate person. In the case of a student’s personal information, the School will seek the consent from the student and/or parent depending on the circumstances and the student’s mental ability and maturity to understand the consequences of the proposed use and disclosure. The situations where personal information may be collected, include the following:

  • Web Forms (requests for information, registrations and feedback)
    The Cape Henry Collegiate website may provide the opportunity for you to complete forms and registrations, such as admission request forms, student enrollment, event registration, and feedback forms. The personal information you provide will only be used for such purposes described at the point of collection.

  • Network Traffic Logs
    In addition to the personal information described above, our system collects server log data that may include an IP address, the type of browser and operating system used, the time of day visited, the pages viewed, and the information requested through searches. The School aggregates these data and use them for statistical purposes, helping us to understand, for example, the amount of interest in portions of our website and ways to improve the navigation and content of our website.

  • Cookies
    A cookie is a small text file stored by your browser that allows the website to “remember” your preferences such as calendar settings and site bookmarks on the site from visit to visit. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Web browsers have settings allowing you to reject cookies, selectively accept cookies, or delete cookies previously accepted. Please be aware that rejecting or deleting cookies from our website may make certain functions unavailable to you.

Disclosure of Information

The identifiable personal information you provide through email lists, Web forms, and surveys is considered private data. The data may be shared with employees of Cape Henry Collegiate as necessary to provide the specific service requested, but no personal identification information is ever shared with other organizations, advertisers, or other third parties without explicit permission. The School does reserve the right to share user information in the event that it is necessary to comply with any legal process.

Commitment to Security

The School is committed to ensuring the safety of the website and its users. This site has security measures in place to protect all information under the School’s control. The network infrastructure is protected by a firewall and traffic is monitored and logged both on the firewall and on the servers. All administrative activities are carried out over secure, encrypted links. Whenever users submit personal information (such as contact information or credit card information) via online forms, registration, or online purchase, upon submission that information is encrypted via the highest level of SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) available. Servers that store personally identifiable information are in a secure environment. Under no circumstances are credit card numbers permanently stored on our website servers.

Links

This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Electronic Use of Photographs

Photographs of Cape Henry Collegiate community members, including students, alumni/ae, faculty, and staff are used on this website. Existing divisional guidelines regarding identification of students on the School’s website remain unchanged, specifically, we will use first names ONLY when referring to Lower or Middle School student’s and/or their works or images. Upper School student mentions may include first and/or last names.

Please be aware that Cape Henry Collegiate has no control over photos and materials once they are posted online, and these can be copied or sent without our knowledge or permission.

Cape Henry Collegiate has many visitors during the course of the school year, and students from other schools participate in many of its events and activities. Photography of these events may be used both internally and externally and with appropriate identification if possible, e.g., visiting artists, guest speakers, athletic teams etc.

Copyrighted Material

Cape Henry Collegiate will not post copyrighted material without written permission from the appropriate parties.

Non-Secured Communications

Comments to blogs are viewable by other users. Please be aware of this when posting personal information in these areas.

Contact Information

If you have questions about the privacy statement or wish to submit requests to use material from this site, please contact Cape Henry Collegiate’s Technology Department at kevinshain@capehenry.org.