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MCPS Web Privacy Statement

Montgomery County Public Schools, 蒙哥马利县威尼斯人在线官网(MCPS)管理的公立学校系统, and its schools and offices (collectively "we," "our,(或“我们”)维护网站和在线服务,让社会了解并参与我们为所有儿童提供优质教育的共同使命. 我们利用网站和网上服务,尽可能多地发布有关MCPS的信息,并加强地区与社区之间的双向沟通.

我们知道,作为家长、学生、教育工作者和公民,你们重视自己的隐私.  We want you to know that it is important to us too.  这就是为什么我们制定了本隐私声明来描述我们收集信息的方式, use, 并通过我们链接到本隐私声明的可公开访问的网站披露您的信息, including the central MCPS website web-sitemap.megarehber.net, websites representing schools and offices, mobile app, and our open data site data.megarehber.net (collectively, the "Sites").

本隐私声明适用于任何其他适用的隐私权, 包括但不限于《威尼斯官网在线》(“FERPA”), the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (“PPRA”), and other state and federal laws and regulations. 有关我们在FERPA和PPRA下的责任和权利的更多信息, please visit our Student Records Regulation and our Student Privacy Notice page.    


Management

MCPS中央网站由位于罗克维尔的交通部MCPS网络服务团队管理, Maryland. 威尼斯官网在线管理网站的指导方针的完整描述可在MCPS法规KBA-RA中找到, Educational Purposes and Administration of the MCPS Website, available at: http://ww2.megarehber.net/departments/policy/pdf/kbarb.pdf.

The Sites include many smaller websites representing schools and offices, many with their own webmasters. All but a few of these websites are hosted by MCPS. 那些与本隐私声明有联系的有自己托管安排的学校也必须遵守本隐私声明. 校长和办公室行政人员对发布在其网站上的内容负责. 用户提交到特定学校或办公室网站的信息由该学校或办公室管理和存档.


What information do we collect?

Information You Provide – Many portions of the Sites allow you to share information with us. For example, your may use the Sites to create an account, fill out guest books, respond to polls and surveys, apply for a job, or otherwise contact us with a question, comment, or request.

While using these features, you may choose to provide certain information to us, such as your name, home address, email address, local school, and affiliation (e.g. parent, teacher, etc.). 许多这些表格和调查还包括一个空白区域,您可以使用它向我们发送任何类型的评论或信息. 如果你不希望我们有信息,是高度个人或敏感的你, please do not provide it through the Sites.

Information Automatically Collected From You – Like publishers of most websites, 我们和我们的服务提供商自动收集网站用户的某些技术信息. 此数据收集的目的是分析人们如何浏览网站,然后使用该分析进行更改,以改善用户体验. We may collect this information using "cookies,,这些小文本文件是网站通过网络浏览器保存在你的电脑上的,当你返回时可以访问, or similar technologies. This information is not used to track individual users or create user profiles.

This information includes, but is not limited to, your Internet Protocol address; the date and time of your visit; the pages the Sites that you visited; the web address of the link you followed to reach the Sites; the type and version of your web browser; and the operating system of your computer.

The Sites also includes several third-party applications, such as a professional library database and an open data portal, that rely on cookies.

If you do not want the Sites to collect information through the use of cookies, you can set your web browser to reject cookies from the Sites. Each browser is different, 因此,您应该查看浏览器的“帮助”菜单,了解如何更改cookie偏好. 但是,如果您拒绝或阻止来自网站的cookie,则网站可能无法按预期运行.


How do we use this information?

We use this information only for purposes directly promoting the educational, instructional, administrative, business, and support services mission of MCPS, including, but not limited to:

  • responding to your requests for information;
  • customizing your experience when using the Sites;
  • 改进网站,例如根据您的需求和偏好定制我们的内容;
  • generating and analyzing statistics about use of the Sites;
  • protecting our rights, property, the security or integrity of the Sites, or the personal safety of our employees, our students, users or visitors to the Sites, or the public; and
  • detecting, preventing, and responding to fraud, violations of our Terms of Use, violations of law, or other misuse of the Sites, or responding to legal claims against us.

Keeping your privacy in mind, we have taken steps not to:

  • collect, maintain, 或将我们通过网站收集的您的个人信息用于本隐私声明所述目的以外的目的;
  • use your information we collect through the Sites for behavioral targeting of advertisements to you; or
  • 维护您的个人资料,而不是用于支持您通过本网站创建或使用的帐户(e).g., a MyMCPS account; an account through our Open Data website).

Under what circumstances do we disclose this information?

We disclose information only for purposes directly promoting the educational, instructional, administrative, business, and support services mission of MCPS. We do not sell user information to third parties. 我们也不会向第三方披露用户信息,除非适用的隐私法允许,且仅在以下情况下:

  • with our schools, offices, 和其他适当的工作人员,使他们能够履行上述职能;
  • with service providers who work on our behalf, including, but not limited to, those that process employment applications on our behalf, coordinate substitute teacher availability, and provide our open data platform, 我们要求其遵守有关数据隐私的适用州和联邦法律;
  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, or to comply with government reporting obligations such as the Maryland Public Information Act; and
  • 当我们真诚地相信披露是必要的(a)保护我们的权利, property, the security or integrity of the Sites, or the personal safety of our employees, our students, users of or visitors to the Sites, or the public, or (b) to detect, prevent, or respond to fraud, violations of our Terms of Use, violations of law, or other misuse of the Sites, or to respond to legal claims against us.

Links to other web resources

The Sites link to many other web resources that may be useful to you. Each school's webmaster also may choose to link to external sites, which should align with the educational purpose of the school. 校长和办公室行政人员对其网站上发布的链接负有最终责任, but you should recognize that when you click on a link to an external website, 该网站的信息隐私惯例将受该网站隐私声明的约束, and not this Privacy Statement


Children’s information

The Sites contain some resources that are intended for use by MCPS students (e.g., Homework Hotline). 我们鼓励家长与子女讨论如何负责任地使用本网站. 如果您对您认为可能通过网站从您的孩子那里收集的个人信息有任何疑问或担忧, please feel free to contact us at webmaster@mcpsmd.org.


How is your information secured?

We strive to maintain reasonable administrative, technical, 以及我们的计算机系统的物理安全保障,旨在保护网站收集的信息. However, no information system can be 100% secure, so we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information.


Modification

As the Sites evolves, MCPS may update this Privacy Statement. 修改将在网站上公布,本页底部的“上次修订日期”将被修改.  In addition, for material changes to the Privacy Statement, as determined in our sole discretion, 我们将在网站上发布通知,引导用户获取最新的隐私声明副本,并/或向我们拥有联系信息的用户发送通知,通知他们有关更改. Please contact us at webmaster@mcpsmd.org if you have comments or questions.


Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, MCPS, our schools,or our offices, please feel free to contact us at webmaster@mcpsmd.org.

This Privacy Statement was last updated on April 20, 2017.