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PRIVACY STATEMENT: Introduction
The site editor, Arlington Public Schools (APS), takes your right to privacy seriously, and wants you to feel comfortable using this web site. This privacy policy deals with personally-identifiable information (referred to as "data" below) that may be collected by this site. This policy does not apply to other entities that are not owned or controlled by the site editor, nor does it apply to persons that are not employees or agents of the site editor, or that are not under the site editor's control. Please take time to read the APS Parent Handbook for more information about this portal.

1. Collection of data
Registration for an account on this site requires only a valid e-mail address and a unique user name, one has not been chosen already. You are not required to provide any other information if you do not want to. Please be aware that the user name you choose, the e-mail address you provide and any other information you enter may render you personally identifiable, and may possibly be displayed on this web site intentionally (depending on choices you make during the registration process) or due to the malevolent acts of a third party. As on many web sites, the site editor may also automatically receive general information that is contained in server log files, such as your IP address and cookie information. NO device information is collected. The information specifically collected is the Student ID number, parent email access identification, any information you provide into the account during registration, communications between APS staff and the parent, information provided to the HELP desk to assist with troubleshooting and aggregate usage data (which is not personally identifiable but rather information such a number of log-ins etc,) There is no advertising permitted on this portal and no data sharing with third parties unless required by legal process, such as a subpoena. Only parents/guardians have access to this portal unless the student is over the age of eighteen (18) years of age, in such event student permission is typically required for parent or guardian access.

2. Use of data
Data may be used to customize and improve your user experience on this site. Efforts will be made to prevent your data being made available to third parties unless (i) provided for otherwise in this Privacy Policy; (ii) your consent is obtained, such as when you choose to opt-in or opt-out for the sharing of data; (iii) a service provided on our site requires interaction with a third party, or is provided by a third party, such as an application service provider; (iv) pursuant to legal action or law enforcement; (v) it is found that your use of this site violates the site editor's policy, terms of service, or other usage guidelines, or if it is deemed reasonably necessary by the site editor to protect the site editor's legal rights, network security and/or property In the event you choose to use links displayed on this web site to visit other web sites, you are advised to read the privacy policies published on those sites. Non-personally identifiable information such as aggregate data may be subject to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (VFOIA). Please note that this portal connects to the information already gathered and stored by APS Student Information System related to your student. Such information is visible to you and authorized APS teachers and school staff only. All information is stored on APS networks which are subject to APS imposed network security measures for your protection.

3. Cookies
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4. Editing or deleting your account information
You are provided with the ability to edit the information stored for your user account information during registration, by visiting your user account control panel. You can request that your user account be deleted; to do so, please contact the site administrator. Content or other data that you may have provided, and that is not stored within your user account, such as articles published, may continue to remain on the site at the site editor's discretion, even after your user account is deleted..

5. Changes to this privacy policy
Changes may be made to this policy from time to time. You will be notified of substantial changes to this policy either by through the posting of a prominent announcement on the site, and/or by a mail message sent to the e-mail address you have provided, which is stored within your user settings. However, while the terms and conditions of this may change, at no time will your privacy rights under this Privacy Statement be reduced or eliminated without notification to you and your consent.

7. NO GUARANTEES
While this privacy policy states standards for maintenance of data, and while efforts will be made to meet the said standards, the site editor is not in a position to guarantee compliance with these standards. There may be factors beyond the site editor's control that may result in disclosure of data. Consequently, the site editor offers no warranties or representations as regards maintenance or non-disclosure of data.