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PEG Privacy Policy

Personalized Education Group Privacy Policy

This website provides information about Personalized Education Group, Inc., Christa McAuliffe Academy School of Arts and Sciences (CMASAS), and its educational programs, community, events, history, policies, and academic and administrative departments.   

CMASAS values your privacy, and We want you to feel comfortable knowing how your private information is used when you interact with our website. You have the right to know how your private information is collected, used, shared, and protected. This privacy policy is intended to explain our approach to handling information about you, whether or not this information is personally identifiable.   

This Privacy Policy explains how We collect, use, and protect information We obtain from you. It applies to information We get over the Internet, by phone, by fax, through the mail, or by other means. By using the Sites (defined below), you accept the Privacy Policy. Please read it carefully before you use Personalized Education Group Inc.’s Sites.  

Definitions which apply to the Privacy Policy  

"PEG" (or “We”) means Personalized Education Group Inc. dba Christa McAuliffe Academy School of Arts and Sciences (CMASAS).  

"CMASAS School Program" refers to CMASAS which offers education programs or services provided by PEG and it’s contracted 3rd party providers.  

"Personal Information" (or “PI”) means information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate someone. “Non-PI” means information that cannot be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate someone.  

Sites” means PEG’s websites, including personalizededucation.org and cmasas.org.  

Visiting Our Website from Outside the U.S.  

If you are located outside the United States, the web privacy laws in your local jurisdiction may be different than those in the United States. Please note that because our website and its servers are located in the United States, they are governed by U.S. laws, not the laws of other countries. When you provide information to PEG using our website, including enrollment details, your information will be used, shared, managed, and protected according to United States law.  

Non-personally identifiable information that PEG collects  

We automatically receive Non-PI from your web browser or device connected to the Internet. That includes your IP address (the string of numbers that identifies the device), the name of the Web page you visited just before visiting ours, the page or pages you visit on our Site, and how much time you spend on each page.  

Non-personally identifiable information  

We use this information to monitor and improve our Site. We also use it to study Internet traffic trends, administer the Site, and gather information.  

Sharing of non-personally identifiable information  

Except for “cookies,” We will not share non-PI unless i) We are required to by law, such as by a court order, ii) allowed to for law enforcement, health or safety purposes, iii) to other companies that help us provide the CMASAS School Program, or iv) where permitted, to protect PEG’s legal rights.  

PEG's sites use of "cookies"  

When you visit our Sites, the server creates a piece of text known as a “cookie” to put on your device. The cookie is unique to your browser. It lets the server remember information about your visit. Cookies do not collect PI. We use cookies to follow how you use the Sites to adapt Web content to your interests. If your child is enrolled in CMASAS, cookies will help you and the child use the CMASAS Online School.  

We may use cookies from other companies to provide relevant information to you. These cookies may record that you visited our Sites and the websites you visited before visiting our Sites. These cookies can be used to provide relevant information to you on other websites.  

You can accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser setting to decline cookies. Use the “help” feature of your browser to learn more. If you decline cookies, you may not be able to see or use the interactive features of our Sites and some services on the Sites may not function the way they should.  

You can opt out of the use of third-party cookies for marketing messages on other websites by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance Consumer Choice Page and the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page and opting out with companies that participate in those choices. On this policy’s effective date, those sites were:     

Opting out will not prevent you from seeing ads on the Internet; it will only affect ads that use cookies to serve messaging on the specific networks. We are not responsible for the activities of the third parties.  

PEG sharing of information collected from cookies  

We will not share or sell individual information contained in cookies to any third party, except if required by law or permitted to do so for law enforcement purposes.  

Personally identifiable information that PEG collects  

You can use parts of our Sites without providing PI. Our Sites do not collect personal information about people except when the information is given on a voluntary basis (for example, when registering with CMASAS; requesting information by contacting us; signing up for a PEG in-person event; requesting help; using an online chat; or changing the information on your account with us). When you create an account with us, register your children for CMASAS, you provide us with information about you and your children. This personal information may be collected on our Sites, by telephone, facsimile or ordinary mail. The information you provide may include first and last name; postal address; telephone number; the names and ages of your children; the services you request; registration and enrollment information about your children; an e-mail address where We can contact you, credit card payment information; and other information.   

PEG sharing of personally identifiable information   

Information you provide may be given to your Local School or to other parties if legally required or if requested by your Local School. Information you or the child provide may be given to state and federal agencies, including law enforcement if required or permitted by law.  

If others help PEG provide online services, they are given the least information needed to do their work for PEG, as required by law. They have no other rights to the information and have agreed to keep the data private, to use it only to perform the work they provide for PEG and to keep the data safe.   

PEG does not sell PI for monetary compensation. Even though we do not sell PI, if you are a Nevada resident, you may notify us to put you on a list of persons who have opted-out of the sale of PI. Although, we have faith in that our students can see the absurdity of this requirement. Our address for such requests is privacy@personalizededucation.org. Please be aware that we may require you to verify your identity before processing any such request.  

PEG use of personally identifiable information  

PEG uses PI to provide educational services to children enrolled in CMASAS, and to otherwise support you and your children for things such as testing, academic progress, attendance, customer service, student affairs or for health or safety purposes. PEG may also use PI to protect its own legal rights.  

PEG responds to requests for information and to questions from customers and possible customers. We only call customers at the telephone numbers provided to us in order to provide the information requested. Customers do not have to agree to receive calls in order to receive PEG’s services.  

Once you have registered your children in CMASAS, there will be a page that contains some or all of the personal information. You may also be assigned a Guardian/Student ID and password. If you choose someone other than yourself as the Parent Observer, that person will also be assigned a login ID and password. The login IDs will be used to recognize you, the Parent Observer and your children on the CMASAS School Platforms. The login IDs will allow CMASAS to recognize: your first and last name; type of account, such as parent, Parent Observer or student; the e-mail address you gave, and the education records of your child connected with the account. The login IDs and the CMASAS School Platforms will allow you, the Parent Observer and PEG Staff to track your children's attendance, schoolwork, and testing, and to follow your children's progress and comply with applicable law.  

PEG may use PI you provide to contact you or your child’s Parent Observer about your child's progress, testing, attendance, or other school issues or for customer service, technical support and quality control.  PEG also uses PI you supply to satisfy requests for information, and to deliver requested services to you and your children.  

PEG will use or share PI if required to do so by law, such as a court order, or permitted to do so for law enforcement, health or safety purposes or to protect PEG’s legal rights.  

If permitted by law, PEG may use your information to provide you with information about new products or services available through PEG and may combine PI to improve the educational experience or to determine how PEG’s educational products and services may interest other people.  

PEG treatment of information about children under 13 years old  

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) protects the privacy of children under the age of 13. It requires web site operators and online services to post privacy policies and obtain true parental permission before collecting information from those children.  

PEG receives personal information about children who are under the age of 13 strictly from their parents or guardians when those children are enrolled into CMASAS using a PEG School Program. The only information received directly from your children is the information they provide (such as test answers, electronic mail and class discussions) in the CMASAS School Platforms as part of their education in a PEG School Program.   

Other than through the CMASAS School Platforms, the Sites do not ask children under 13 to provide personal information. We do not intentionally contact or collect PI from children under 13 except as noted above.   

If you want to tell us that We accidentally received information for a child under the age of 13, for example, by lying by others, please email us at privacy@personalizededucation.org. Also, you can review some personal information that PEG has about your children by writing to that same email address.  

  

For information on COPPA and the use of children's personal information, please contact:  

PEG Inc - Privacy  
5200 Meadows Road, Suite 150  

Lake Oswego, OR 97035  

  

California Privacy Rights  

If you are a California resident you can request information about the disclosure of your personal information for direct marketing purposes of other entities. You can also tell PEG not to disclose PI to others for their direct marketing purposes. You can do so by emailing us at privacy@personalizededucation.org.  

As of January 1, 2016, the Student Online Personal Information Protection Act became effective in California. PEG protects "covered information" consistent with the new law.  

California Do Not Track Disclosures  

1. Online Tracking and Advertising  

We and certain service providers operating on our behalf collect information about your activity on our websites and applications using tracking technologies such as cookies, Flash cookies and Web beacons.  

Definitions for these tracking technologies, as well as information regarding how to disable them, are available below. This tracking data is used for many purposes including, for example, to:   Provide useful features to simplify your experience when you return to our sites and applications; Deliver relevant content based on your preferences, usage patterns and location;  Monitor and evaluate the use and operation of our sites and applications, including technical information about the device or browser you use to access our sites such as your device’s IP address, cookie string data and (in the case of mobile devices) your device type and mobile device’s unique identifier such as the Apple IDFA or Android Advertising ID;  Analyze traffic on our websites, including your browsing activity on our sites, which pages you visited and when;  Track the online ads we have served (or attempted to serve) to you, including how many times an ad has been served to you, what page the ad appeared on, and whether you clicked on or otherwise interacted with the ad. 

Tracking data collected by us and our service providers generally does not identify you personally and is not associated with your registration account. Should we associate this tracking data with your registration account, we will treat it as personal information.  

2. Online Track Technologies 

Examples of online tracking technologies include:  

Cookies – Cookies are pieces of information that a website places on the hard drive of your computer when you visit the website. Cookies may involve the transmission of information from us to you and from you directly to us, to another party on our behalf, or to another party in accordance with its privacy policy. We may use cookies to bring together information we collect about you. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you won’t have access to many features that make your guest experience more efficient and some of our services may not function properly.  

Flash cookies – We may use local shared objects, sometimes known as Flash cookies, to store your preferences or display content based upon what you view on our site to personalize your visit. Our third-party service providers also may use Flash cookies to collect and store information. Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove Flash cookies. If you disable Flash cookies, you won’t have access to many features that make your guest experience more efficient and some of our services may not function properly.   You can manage your flash cookies using the information found on the following website:  

3. Do Not Track  

You can opt-out of our tracking your online activity for targeted advertising purposes (Do Not Track): We respond to “do not track” or “DNT” signals sent from your browser. If our websites receive a DNT signal during a visit, we will not link data we collect to your browser identifier so that new data collected about you will not be used by us for targeted advertising purposes, but older data collected about you may still be used.  

Currently, there are various browsers (such as Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari) that offer a DNT option that allows you to set the DNT signal on your browser so that third-party sites know you do not want to be tracked. For more information on DNT or information on how to set the DNT setting in your browser, go to the Do Not Track website: http://donottrack.us/.  

Information that is collected or shared on message boards and chats  

We may have message boards or chat rooms on our Sites. The information you put on a message board or in a chat room will be available to all users of that message board or chat room and is no longer private. We cannot promise privacy of information that you disclose online in public areas. Disclosure is at your own risk. We reserve the right, but not the duty, to monitor the message boards and to publish your postings from message boards or chat rooms in other places on the Internet or in other formats.  

Linking to other websites from PEG's Sites 

The Sites may contain links to other websites that We provide for your convenience ("Linked Sites"). These sites are not under PEG’s control. PEG is not responsible for the content on any Linked Site or the actions of any Linked Site. The links do not suggest that PEG recommends the Linked Site. PEG has no liability for your access to the Linked Sites. Access to the Linked Sites is at your own risk. You should review the Privacy Policy that may be on the Linked Sites because those websites are not covered by this Privacy Policy.  

PEG's commitment to data security  

To reduce the risk of unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and secure the correct use of information, We use commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to protect the information We collect. We also use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol on your account information and registration pages to protect personal information. We encrypt credit card numbers that you provide to us and do not store credit card information on our servers. No security system for data is completely secure. Therefore, PEG cannot promise that PI you supply will not be intercepted by others.  

What happens if PEG's corporate structure changes?  

If all or part of PEG is sold, merged or transferred to another business, the personal information you have given may be transferred as part of that process. However, PEG will take steps to assure that the personal information is used in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy.  

Will this Privacy Policy change?  

We may change this policy to be consistent with the law and our practices. We reserve the right to do that at any time. Whenever we update our privacy policy, the most current version will be posted on our website, and when you visit our website, it means that you agree to the terms of the policy.  The effective date of this Privacy Policy is stated below. If you have any questions about PEG's Privacy Policy, please contact us in writing at privacy@personalizededucation.org   

  

Privacy Policy last updated January 1, 2020.