School Savers Privacy & Security PrinciplesSchool Savers
earns your trust by adhering to Privacy & Security Principles that respect your
interest in protecting your personal information. This notice is provided on behalf
of School Savers
These are our Principles:
1 - Accountability: We
answer to you. Our organization is responsible for personal information under
our control and have designated individuals who are held accountable for compliance
with the Principles described in this notice.
2 - Responsiveness: If you have specific questions that are not answered
by the material that we disclose here, or in the linked resources, we will address
your concerns by inquiries sent to us at: Privacy@SchoolSavers.com
Principle 3 - Openness &
Access: We will strive to
provide you with convenient access to your personal information to ensure its
accuracy and assist you in the management of your affairs.
Principle 4 - Maintaining
Safeguards: School Savers
will protect your personal information by using appropriate security safeguards.
We will remain alert and prepared to adapt these measures to address potential
threats, hazards or unauthorized access. You can take added steps to increase
your security online and protect your confidential information. Examples of our safeguards
- restricting access to
information to persons who need to know the information to provide products or
services to you;
- maintaining physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your
personal information; and
- imposing contractual commitments and procedures that require our service providers
to adhere to privacy and security policies consistent with our own.
Principle 5 - Identifying
Collection: We obtain
personal information about you in order to service your account and enhance our services. Such information includes:
- applications, forms or other communications that you send us,
- your transactions with us,
- data from either a School Savers "cookie" or School Savers service provider's cookie.
Principle 6 - Limiting
Collection: We will
limit the collection of personal information to that which is necessary for the
purposes of providing the products and services you have requested and conducting
our business efficiently.
Principle 7 - Limiting
Disclosure and Retention: Personal information is retained and
disclosed as necessary to serve our customers
and otherwise only in accordance with applicable law. Personal information about
our customers or former customers is not used or disclosed to any third parties
- as required in rendering
the services that you have requested
- as permitted by law to our service providers (such as to complete our mailings
to you-and again, we will select and monitor these vendors in order to maintain
the privacy and security of your information);
- as required by subpoena
or law (as to tax authorities, regulators or other government authorities);
- as may be appropriate to protect against fraud or illegal activity, for the
safety of customers, employees, or property, or is otherwise permitted by law;
- if you elect to disclose, or specifically direct us to disclose for you, personal
information to a third party (as in the case where you request a product or service
from a third party after receiving information or a link from School Savers).
Principle 8 - Respecting
Your Wishes: School Savers
uses email and direct mail as a way of keeping you up-to-date about our product
and service innovations and offers that may be of interest to our customers (e.g.,
new products features or resources). These communications may also offer special
incentives that we hope will prompt you to try something new at School Savers. Nonetheless,
School Savers maintains a practice of permitting persons to be excluded from such communications,
but you will not be dropped from receiving information about the status of
your orders, account or service notices.
Principle 9 - Accuracy: We will strive to keep personal information as accurate, complete, and up-to-date
as is necessary for its intended purpose.
Principle 10 - Notice:
We will provide you with an annual notice in plain language of our Principles
and before making any material change.
We may modify our privacy
practices occasionally. If we do so, we will communicate any material changes