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Privacy Policy

Instruction Partners (“we,” “us”) values your support and we take your privacy rights very seriously. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes the policies and procedures by which we collect, use, and safeguard private information that is collected and received from your use of our website www.instructionpartners.org, www.schoolresourcehub.org, and other websites that we own which link to this policy (collectively “Sites”). This Privacy Policy does not govern the information that we collect through any other means. By using the Sites you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy where permitted by applicable law.

Information We Collect

Visitors who interact with our Sites have a number of methods for voluntarily submitting information to us, including through online contact, information requests, blog subscription, job application, and donation forms. These forms require the user to include personally identifiable information, such as an email address, name, address, phone number, resume, or other information.

When you visit our Sites, we may collect information on website usage, including pages visited, the order in which they were visited, which hyperlinks were “clicked,” number of visits, browser type, operating system, and your computer’s IP address. 

We use “Cookies” to facilitate use of the website. Cookies are small files transferred automatically to your computer through your browser that may contain information about your preferences and current session. Cookies help us provide a better service to you on the Sites by allowing us to determine the type of content and sites to which a user of our Sites visits, links, the length of time each user spends at any particular area of our Sites, and the specific features that users choose to use. You may disable the use of cookies and still access the information provided on our Sites.

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., on our Sites. Google Analytics uses cookies or other tracking technologies to help us analyze how users interact with and use the Sites, compile reports on the Site’s activity, and provide other services related to Sites activity and usage. The technologies used by Google may collect information such as your IP address, time of visit, whether you are a return visitor, and any referring website. The information generated by Google Analytics will be transmitted to and stored by Google and will be subject to Google’s privacy policies. To learn more about Google’s partner services and to learn how to opt out of tracking of analytics by Google, click here.

How We Use the Information

We use the information we collect to respond to your questions, send information and communications about our services and monitor and analyze usage of the website, including on a personalized basis. We may use information including the characteristics of visitors’ computers including the browsers, screen sizes, and operating systems to enhance the quality of our Sites and improve our services. If we identify abuses of our Sites, service, security risks, or safety concerns, we may use the information to identify the source of the problem and take action to prevent it. We also use this information to generate reports (with no personally identifiable information) for internal management, funders, and other parties about the usage of our site. 

In order to provide our services, we share information with companies and organizations that perform services for us, including, for example, web hosting companies and web analytics companies. We do not rent or sell any personally identifiable information to third parties.

We may disclose personally identifiable information if we believe this action is required to 1) comply with various government authorities in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes; 2) enforce the Terms of Service or other agreements that govern your use of the Sites or relationship with us; 3) protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of Instruction Partners; or 4) protect the personal safety of users of the Sites or members of the public.

External Links

For your convenience we may provide links to websites operated, controlled, managed, or employed by organizations other than Instruction Partners that we believe may be of interest. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the privacy practices of these websites. If you choose to link to one of these websites, you should review the privacy policy posted on the linked website to understand how it collects and uses your information.

Privacy of Children (COPPA)

Our sites operate in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Our Sites are intended for users ages 18 and older. We never knowingly collect information from children under the age of 18 and no part of our website aims to serve or attract children under the age of 18. Visitors under the age of 13 are strictly prohibited from using the website at any point for any reason. Accordingly, we will not knowingly collect or use any information from children that we know to be under the age of 18. If we become aware of information collected from a child under 18, we will delete such information.

Security

We work hard to keep all private data secure and consider the confidentiality of your information to be of the utmost importance. Although we cannot guarantee the security of information, we have implemented reasonable measures and a number of best practices in physical, electronic, and managerial security practices in order to prevent unauthorized access to your information. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no precautions or systems are completely secure. 

Supplemental Privacy Notice to California Residents

In compliance with California’s “Shine the Light” law (codified at California Civil Code section 1798.83), we provide you with the following, supplemental notice:

California Residents have the right to opt out of any sale of your information and have the right to request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship: (a) a list of the categories of information and the type of services provided to the customer that a business has disclosed to third parties (including affiliates that are separate legal entities) during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes; and (b) the names and addresses of all such third parties. To make such requests, if entitled, please use the contact information listed below.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We review our privacy practices regularly and will occasionally update this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to edit, add, and remove portions of the policy at any time for any reason. Any changes to the policy will be posted to the website and effective immediately upon posting. Use of the site after the effective date of the policy constitutes an acceptance of the terms.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us using the email address support@instructionpartners.org or via postal mail at:

Instruction Partners
604 Gallatin Avenue, Suite 202
Nashville, TN 37206

The effective date of this privacy policy is October 7, 2020.