Thank you for visiting the California Education Connection Web site. California Education Connection recognizes the
importance of protecting the privacy of users of this Web site and through this
notice explains our online privacy practices and how we collect and use your information
at this site.
The type of information we collect and this policy is subject to change. Please
revisit this policy statement regularly to receive notice of changes to the policy.
When you visit our Web site there are two kinds of information that we are likely
- Non-personal statistical information collected in the aggregate. This is anonymous
information collected automatically and includes information such as the following:
the number of visitors to the Web site, how visitors navigate through the Web site,
what type of browsers are used, Internet domain etc. Logs of such information may
be preserved indefinitely and may be used to prevent security breaches and to ensure
the integrity of the data on our servers.
- Personal information that you knowingly provide to us. When you sign up for certain
services or register on our Web site to access your account information, California Education Connection will collect personal information that will help us to identify you, authenticate
you, and provide you better service in the future. This information is called “personally
identifiable information” and is used to associate usage information with a specific
individual or entity. Examples of personally identifiable information are: customer
name, address, telephone number, email address, account number, social security
number, etc. California Education Connection has traditionally collected such information from customers
to conduct business through the mail or over the telephone and collecting such information
over the Internet will allow California Education Connection to serve its customers over the Internet.
Customer Information Not Sold
California Education Connection will not sell to, or share or exchange with, any third parties, absent
your express authorization, online information that you provide us, including email
addresses. We only collect personally identifiable information to better serve you.
Confidentiality of Email
Messages transmitted via email are not secure and any information transmitted to
this site via email should be assumed to not be confidential.
Email addresses obtained through the Web site will not be sold or given to other
private companies for marketing purposes. The information collected is subject to
the access and confidentiality provisions of applicable federal, state or local
laws. Email or other information requests sent to California Education Connection's Web sites may
be maintained in order to respond to the request, forward that request to the appropriate
staff within California Education Connection, communicate updates to the California Education Connection page that may
be of interest to the public, or to provide the California Education Connection Web designer with
valuable customer feedback to assist in improving the site. Individuals can cancel
any communications regarding new service updates at any time.
All transfers of personally identifiable information on our Web site are secured
by the industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. Despite such security
measure, no technology is fail-proof and it is possible, albeit remotely so, for
an unauthorized person to gain access to this site. Accordingly, users providing
personally identifiable information through this Web site do so at their own risk.
In order to provide optimal service and convenience we may use "cookies." A cookie
is a temporary code placed in your computer by our server that facilitates communication
and saves you time when you visit our site. Cookies may be used to understand site
usage and to improve the content and offerings on our sites.
Disclaimer of Liability
Neither California Education Connection, nor any of its units, programs, employees, agents or individual
board members, shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information
described and/or contained in California Education Connection's Web site and California Education Connection assumes
no responsibility for anyone's use of the information. In no event shall the California Education Connection Web site, or its units, programs, employees, agents or individual board members
be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential
damages (including, but not limited to, procurement or substitute goods or services;
loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any
theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence
or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this system, even if advised
of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages
or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance,
error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission,
computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized
access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortious
behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Accuracy of Data
Although the data found using California Education Connection's access systems have been produced
and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, express or implied,
is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness
of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses
of the information. California Education Connection PROVIDES THIS INFORMATION ON AN "AS IS" BASIS.
ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, FREEDOM
FROM CONTAMINATION BY COMPUTER VIRUSES AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
ARE DISCLAIMED. Changes may be periodically made to the information herein; these
changes may or may not be incorporated in any new versions of California Education Connection’s Web
site. If a user has obtained information from any of the California Education Connection Web pages
via a source other than California Education Connection pages, be aware that electronic data can be
altered subsequent to original distribution. Data can also quickly become out of
date. It is recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of any data
associated with a file, and that the originator of the data or information be contacted
with any questions regarding appropriate use.
Disclaimer of Endorsement
California Education Connection is a distributor of content sometimes supplied by third parties and
users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information
or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers,
users, or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do
not necessarily state or reflect those of California Education Connection and shall not be used for
advertising or product endorsement purposes. Reference herein to any specific commercial
products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise,
does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by California Education Connection.
Disclaimer for External Links
California Education Connection’s Web site may have links to other Web sites. These may include links
to Web sites operated by other agencies and officials, other government agencies,
nonprofit organizations and private businesses. When a user leaves California Education Connection’s
new site. California Education Connection is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages
referenced. The user specifically acknowledges that California Education Connection is not liable
for the defamatory, negligent, inaccurate, offensive, or illegal conduct of other
users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests
entirely with the user. Links from California Education Connection’s Web pages on the World Wide Web
to other sites do not constitute an endorsement from California Education Connection. These links
are provided as an information service only. It is the responsibility of the user
to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.
California Education Connection's Web site may contain links to other related World Wide Web sites
and resources. Because California Education Connection and its Web site are not responsible for the
availability of these outside resources or their contents, the user should direct
any concerns regarding any external link to such external site’s site administrator
Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Provision of Data
Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly
available one day may require a fee or restricted access the next, and the location
of items may change as menus, pages, and files are reorganized. The user expressly
agrees that the use of California Education Connection's Web site is at the user's sole risk. California Education Connection does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free. The
documents and related graphics published on this Web site or server could contain
technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to
the information herein. California Education Connection and/or its respective units and programs may
make improvements and/or changes in the information and/or programs described herein
at any time.
Unauthorized Changes Prohibited
Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on California Education Connection's Web servers
are strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law.
We will disclose personally identifiable information as required by law, for example,
in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information
in response to a law enforcement or regulatory agency's request. Although we take
reasonable measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information,
we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will
site may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different
from ours. Please read the other sites' privacy notices, and note that we have no
control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
Reporting Errors; Questions
If a user finds any errors or omissions, please report them on our support/contact (see below).
If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or its implementation you
may also contact us.