This policy establishes how we handle the information we learn about you when you visit our site. Protecting the privacy and personal data of our visitors is of utmost importance to us. Protecting your privacy and your personal data is an important aspect of the way we create, organize and implement our activities on-line and off-line.
The specific practices outlined in this privacy statement apply to the HomeschoolMonkey website. Other bodies/entities may have different practices. You are encouraged to review the privacy statements of other bodies/entities when visiting their websites. Our website includes links to third party web servers for online purchases and advertisements.
Purpose Specifications and Data Collection
Cookies and other Technology
As described above, we sometimes collect anonymous information from visits to our site to help us provide better customer service. For example, we keep track of the domains from which people visit and we also measure visitor activity on the HomeschoolMonkey website, but we do so in ways that keep the information anonymous. We use the information that we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different areas of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. This includes analyzing these logs periodically to measure the traffic to our site, the number of pages visited and the level of demand for pages and topics of interest. The logs may be preserved indefinitely. We collect the anonymous information we mentioned above through the use of various technologies, one of which is called “cookies”. A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive. If you do not want your transaction details used in this manner, you can disable your cookies.
We collect the personal data that you volunteer by email. Any information you send to HomeschoolMonkey via email immediately becomes the sole property of HomeschoolMonkey and is covered under the HomeschoolMonkey copyright. By sending us such information, you agree that any such material may be deleted, modified, repackaged, or otherwise altered in any way by the owners of HomeschoolMonkey, their representatives, employees, or heirs, including for any legal commercial use.
Blogging and other comments
The HomeschoolMonkey website allows you to leave comments about posts to the website. Anything you write in a comment on this website immediately becomes the sole property of HomeschoolMonkey and is covered under the HomeschoolMonkey copyright. By leaving comments on the website, you agree that any such material may be deleted, modified, repackaged, or otherwise altered in any way by the owners of HomeschoolMonkey, their representatives, employees, or heirs, including for any legal commercial use.
Throughout the HomeschoolMonkey website, you will find links to third party websites. Please note that HomeschoolMonkey is not responsible for the privacy policies or content on third party sites.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. The following information is specific to Google advertising:
•Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users of the HomeschoolMonkey website based on their visit to the HomeschoolMonkey website and other sites on the Internet.
Notifications of Changes
As HomeschoolMonkey creates new services that may generate a need to amend this privacy statement, HomeschoolMonkey will highlight such changes on the HomeschoolMonkey web site privacy page.
Updated July 20, 2010