Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the commitment of the Highline Schools Foundation (“The Foundation”) to the privacy of visitors to our website located at highlineschoolsfoundation.org. Except as required by law or as otherwise provided herein, Highline Schools Foundation will take commercially reasonable steps to ensure your right to privacy. Highline Schools Foundation is committed to developing long lasting relationships that are built on trust and would never intentionally violate that trust.

Who We Are:

The Highline Schools Foundation was established in 1999 with the purpose of providing community resources to help Highline Public Schools succeed. We believe that by helping to enrich the classroom and school experience, we can engage students to reach a higher level of learning, and the entire community will benefit.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected:

  1. Subscriber Information: Individuals that sign up to receive Highline Schools Foundation e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes, as described below. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages. When you sign up to attend an event, you will also be asked for postal address, telephone number and sometimes credit card information.
  2. Social Media: The Highline Schools Foundation’s website includes social media features (such as the Facebook “Like” button). These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets may be hosted by a third party or directly on the Foundation’s website. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing the feature.
  3. Cookies and Tracking: The Foundation’s website is hosted by Bluehost Inc. (“Bluehost”). Bluehost uses different types of cookies (which are electronic collections of information stored on a local computer that are used by websites to keep track of visitors and registered users and to relate one computer transaction to a later one) and other methods of uniquely tracking visitors for different purposes. For example, some cookies are “required cookies” which are necessary for Bluehost’s website to work. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of Bluehost. https://www.bluehost.com/privacy-policy
  4. External Links: Highline Schools Foundation may provide links to some third party websites as a convenience. Please exercise care when visiting linked websites. The linked websites have separate and independent privacy statements, notices and terms of use which we recommend you read carefully. When you visit or make purchases through these third party sites, you may be asked to provide personal information, such as your name, address, email address, phone number, and credit/debit card information. Please note that in such cases, you are providing information to a third party and Highline Schools Foundation has no control over such third party’s use of any information you provide and, therefore, Highline Schools Foundation has no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the third party that operates a linked website may collect, use, disclose, secure or otherwise treat your personal information. Except as provided herein, Highline Schools Foundation will not provide any of your personal information to any third parties without your consent.

Use of Information

  1. Individual information: We use your personal information in the following ways: to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your event purchases (e.g. tickets or auction items); to solicit donations; to notify you of events or Foundation activities, etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us.
  2. Analytics/Statistics. Bluehost uses information gathered from its website analytics (for example, User IP addresses) to help diagnose problems with Bluehost servers, and to administer and optimize Bluehost’s website. Bluehost also gathers broad demographic information from this data to help improve its website and make your browsing and purchasing experience more responsive, efficient, or enjoyable. Any statistics gathered by Bluehost are proprietary property of Bluehost. Your interactions on the website are governed by the privacy policy of Bluehost. https://www.bluehost.com/privacy-policy
  3. Responses to Email Inquiries: When individuals send email inquiries to Highline Schools Foundation, the return email address (and other personal information provided in the inquiry) is used to answer the email inquiry received.

Sharing of Information

Highline Schools Foundation will not provide or sell to any third party your personal information and will keep all information confidential. Your credit card and identity information are secure. The Foundation is certified by Trustwave Holdings, Inc.

“Based upon information provided by Highline Schools Foundation regarding its policies, procedures, and technical systems that store, process and/or transmit cardholder data, Highline Schools Foundation has performed the required procedures to validate compliance with the PCI DSS.”

Contact Us Regarding This Policy

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices described herein, you may contact:

Highline Schools Foundation
15675 Ambaum Blvd SW
Burien, WA 98166

Phone: (206) 631-3120
Fax: (206) 631-339
Email: [email protected]

Modifications

We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

This file was last modified: August 14, 2014