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OMAHA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
The Omaha Public Schools (“OPS”) gateway site, www.ops.org,
collects information to improve functionality and content and to monitor
performance. Data is used to help answer specific questions about the usage and
performance of the individual web pages. Typically, site usage is not
associated with individual IP addresses. OPS works in a distributed information
technology environment; therefore, policies and procedures for other associated
sites may vary. If there are questions, visitors should contact the specific
school, department, unit or organization that maintains the site.
We at OPS recognize your right to confidentiality and are
committed to protecting your privacy. OPS operates under the following set of
strict privacy principles:
The only information OPS obtains about individual visitors to its
Web Site is that supplied voluntarily by visitors.
In cases when OPS may need personal information to provide
visitors with customized content or to inform them about new features or
services, visitors are explicitly asked for that information.
Personally identifiable information provided by visitors (name,
e-mail or home address, etc.) will not be disclosed to anyone unless visitors
indicate that OPS may do so.
Only statistical information about our visitors as a group (usage
habits, demographics) may be shared with any partner of OPS. Personally
identifiable information will not be shared at any time without the visitor's
permission. OPS employs strict security measures to safeguard on-line
transactions; personal information is stored in a secured database and always
sent via an encrypted Internet channel.
The following discloses our information gathering and
dissemination practices for this Site.
An IP address is a number automatically assigned to your
computer whenever you access the Internet. All computer identification on the
Internet is conducted with IP addresses, which allow computers and servers to
recognize and communicate with each other. OPS collects IP addresses in order
to conduct system administration and to conduct Site analysis. If a visitor
requests pages from OPS, the OPS servers enter the visitor's IP address into a
log. To maintain visitor anonymity, OPS does not associate IP addresses with
records containing personal information. However, OPS will use IP addresses to
identify any visitors who refuse to comply with OPS' in-house rules or terms of
service, and to identify visitors who threaten our service, Site, customers or
Our Site may place cookies in the browser files of your
computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a Web Site transfers to an
during your on-line session to deliver content specific to your interests.
Cookies allow us to avoid showing you the same ad or other message repeatedly.
Our cookies do not contain personal information. They do enable OPS to relate
your use of the Site to information that you have specifically and knowingly
provided to our Site.
In order to take advantage of some of the Site’s features
(such as email notification of school closings, etc.) registration may be
required. Such registration may require users to give us contact information
such as their name and e-mail address, and demographic information such as a ZIP
code. The customer's contact information is used to contact the visitor when
necessary. Users may choose (opt-in) to receive future mailings; see the
choice/opt-in section below. Demographic and profile data may also be collected
at our Site. We use this data to tailor the visitor's experience at our Site,
showing the visitor content that reflects their stated preferences.
SURVEYS AND QUESTIONNAIRES
Our on-line surveys and questionnaires may ask visitors for
contact and demographic information. The customer's contact information is used
to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future
mailings; see the choice/opt-in/removal section below.
OPS may provide its users
with chat rooms, forums, message boards and/or news groups. Please remember
that any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you
should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
CHOICE / OPT-IN /
REMOVAL OF INFORMATION
Our Site gives users the opportunity to opt-in to receive
communications from us and our partners at the point where we request
information about the visitor. You can call the following telephone number (402)
557-4466 for more information.
POLICY AMENDMENTS AND
Please note that we review
our privacy practices from time to time, and that such practices are subject to
posting revisions on the OPS Site. We ask that you periodically review this
contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.
This Site gives users the following options for changing
and modifying information previously provided call the following telephone
number: (402) 557-4466.
CONTACTING THE WEB SITE
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the
practices of this Web Site, or your interaction with this Web Site, contact the
following telephone number: (402)557‑4466.
Nothing contained in this Privacy Statement impacts, waives
or modifies OPS' rights, responsibilities or compliance with or under the Family
Educational Rights and Privacy Act or any other applicable federal, state or
local law or regulation.
documents incorporated by reference for other terms and conditions governing
your use of the OPS Site.
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