At SchoolsPLP, we are committed to maintaining your personal privacy.
We agree to make every reasonable effort to prevent disclosure of personal information we gather about you on our websites to any unauthorized third parties. We may disclose information to third parties authorized by your school or institution, as required to reasonably do their jobs, law enforcement officials or representatives with appropriate court orders, or when we deem that there is a reasonable suspicion that you have been involved in theft, damage to property, threats of harm to yourself or others, or other illegal activities.
Data we gather from end users
SchoolsPLP stores data about you that you, yourself, enter into our websites, as well as information entered by users authorized by your school or institution and computer systems they have configured to synchronize to ours. We may also store information about the system you use to access the websites, including any information the web browser or network interconnection services reasonably disclose to us. The personal information we store generally includes your:
Use of website analytics services
SchoolsPLP does not tie the information gathered using third party analytics to your personally identifiable information.
Data that schools or institutions gather from end users
Your school or institution may enter other personal and non-personal information including student performance. We do not restrict the type of information your school or institution or their authorized users gather. We also store other non-personal information, which may be entered by you, by your school's or institution's authorized users or computer systems, or which may be computed based on some combination of previously-stored information. We may also receive and store identity information from third party sites as configured by school or institution administrators for the purposes of automatically logging you into our websites.
How and to whom we disclose your information
Certain SchoolsPLP employees are authorized to access your personal information in order to maintain and improve the services we've been contracted to provide. Your school or institution may also provide authorization to others as they see fit. Users authorized by your school or institution will have access to your information as configured by the school or institution and restricted by the security system enforced by our application programming interfaces. We make reasonable efforts to partition data in such a way as to allow school or institutions to configure access restrictions so that those to whom they provide authorization only have access to the data they need for their job function. SchoolsPLP will not sell the personal information of users, except as part of a sale of the business or a business unit, transfer of the services holding that information, or bankruptcy or other legal proceeding. Some of your information may be stored temporarily or persistently in cookies or local storage on systems you use to access the websites, or on proxy or caching servers between your school or institutions systems and ours, and there may be some delay in altering or removing that data after the master copy is updated. When TLS (Transport Layer Security, also known as SSL) is used to access the site, the data will only be cached on your local system or systems either SchoolsPLP or your school or institution have authorized to cache the data. SchoolsPLP may use and disclose aggregate statistics about end users.
How we protect your information
SchoolsPLP uses industry-standard mechanisms to protect your information from unintentional disclosure. Examples of such mechanisms currently include restricting system access to authorized users, supporting and often forcing the use of TLS encrypted connections between your computer and ours, encryption-at-rest, log masking, session timeouts, response filtering, brute-force password attack mitigations, firewalls, logical network segregation or filtering, high-use alerts, and cryptographic password hashing. These may change over time as industry standards evolve. In addition, we protect records in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and similar state laws. You may learn more about FERPA at http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html.
Third party sites
Content in our websites may link or embed content from other websites. We make reasonable efforts to verify that the sites that SchoolsPLP links to or embeds also protect your personal information. Your school or institution may also link or embed content from other websites as well. SchoolsPLP has no control over this information, so you need to refer to your school or institution or the linked site respective privacy policies for information about how they protect your privacy. SchoolsPLP does not share any data with third parties, and only use third parties internally for app development. SchoolsPLP websites use industry-standard libraries and coding practices to let you access your personal content on third-party sites. You can use this content in SchoolsPLP websites, which includes (but is not limited to) course content, course-activity content, dropbox submissions, grading comments and feedback, forum, or blog posts. After you have chosen to use this content, our websites store references to it and provide links to it that you and other authorized end-users can click to access it. Our websites do not alter the sharing privileges or permissions on the third-party content that you choose to share in our websites. You must set the sharing permissions of that content on the third-party site so that others who click on the links have the correct permissions to access it.
End user rights and choices
SchoolsPLP is committed to ensuring our customers' data is handled in the most secure way possible. This includes responding to data deletion requests and other end user rights and choices.