INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
You may generally browse our Site without providing us with any personally identifiable information. If you contact us with questions or to request information, we will collect any personally identifiable information that you voluntarily transmit with your communications to us. If you opt-in to receive our newsletters, we will collect your email address. If you post a comment on our articles, we will collect your email and any personally identifiable information that you include in your comment. If you participate in a contest, we will collect your name, email address and any content specifically related to the contest. From Google Analytics, we also will receive your gender, age range (but not specific age), browser and device used to access the Site and geo-location data to identify the city in which you are using the Site. We may receive personal data from third parties regarding their contest participants and winners such as school, grade level, parent/guardian contact information, email address, age, date of birth, photos and videos. Contest participants must be over age 13. We may post winner information on the Site and social media channels and we may also send correspondence to participants regarding our services that may be of interest. We may use your personally identifiable information to respond to your requests or send you newsletters you have requested, detect fraud, illegal activities or security breaches, provide notices regarding our services you have purchased from us, administer contests, provide notices regarding services you might want to purchase in the future and improve the content and general administration of the Site. If you do not provide your personally identifiable information to us as set forth above, you may not be able to post comments, participate in contests or have us respond to you.
STW recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. The Site is directed to school administrators and is not directed to children under the age of 13. STW does not target its Site to children under 13. STW does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that a child under the age of 13 provided us with personally identifiable information, we will delete that information. If your child has provided personally identifiable information, please contact us so we can delete it. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide us with any personally identifiable information.
COOKIES AND TRACKING
We may use small text files called cookies to improve overall user experience in the Site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. We may use WordPress and Disqus cookies to remember your login to the Site. You can read more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org. If you reject cookies, you may still use our Site, but your ability to use some areas of our Site may be limited.
Our Site does not follow do not track signals from your browser. STW does not track users over time and over multiple websites. Third party providers of external services like web traffic analysis services, such as Google Analytics, may track users over time and over our Site and third party apps or websites and such third parties may also place cookies, via our Site. You can read more about privacy and cookies set by Google Analytics at www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
We may track information that will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and which will not contain your personally identifiable information. For example, we may collect IP addresses, browser type, and geo-location data. We may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, and we may use such aggregate information to administer the Site, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
HONG KONG PRIVACY RIGHTS
We do not disclose any personally identifiable information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Should this practice change, we will seek your consent before disclosing information for a third party’s direct marketing.
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SECURITY AND RETENTION
We may employ procedural and technological measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. We retain personally identifiable information for so long as we have a legitimate business need to retain it.
SOCIAL PLUGINS ON OUR SITE
We may use social plugins on our Site and may include icons that allow you to interact with third party social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, or Weibo. For example, you may “Like” us on Facebook. The third party social plugin may set a cookie when your browser creates a connection to the servers of such social networks and the plugin may transmit your data to the social networks. Your use of these social plugins is subject to the privacy policies of the third party social networks.
UPDATING PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION AND DELETING COMMENTS
STW provides you with the ability to review, update and request to delete certain information that you provide to us by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may edit and delete your comments using Disqus.
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