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Privacy Notice

Optimal IT owns and operates The School Volunteer (the Web Site). Only registered users may access the restricted areas of the Web Site. Schools or other organizations may use the Web Site once the organization has established an account with and become an Account Holder with the Web Site. Account Holders may restrict user registration on that account. Users become registered after they populate the online form and submit their information to the Web Site.

This privacy policy describes the Web Site’s online information collection and use practices. As such, it applies only to the information the Web Site collects.

This Privacy Policy may change. The Web Site will identify changes will using bold print for a period of 90 days following the change. If you do not agree with the revisions, you may contact the Account Holder or Optimal IT and request deletion of all Web Site-maintained information about you. You must send such requests in writing the Account Holder or to:

  • Optimal IT
  • 5703 Richwater Drive
  • Dallas, TX 75252

The Web Site will maintain collected information for an indeterminate period and may delete it at any time.

Information Collection

The Web Site does not collect personally identifiable, non-public information. Users agree to conform to this policy as a prerequisite to using the Web Site.

Optimal IT may use passive tracking mechanisms such as cookies and log files to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movement and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Persistent cookies enable Optimal IT to track and target the aggregate interests of Web Site users to enhance the experience on the site.

A note about Cookies and passive tracking technologies: A cookie is a piece of data stored on your computer that allows the Web Site to remember that it has previously communicated with your browser. The Web Site may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once a user closes his or her browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your hard drive for an extended period. Users can remove persistent cookies by following Internet browser help file directions. Like most standard Web site servers, the Web Site may use log files to collect non-personally identifiable information. This information includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp and number of clicks.

Information Use

The Web Site and Optimal IT will not intentionally divulge personal information to third parties such as marketing companies.

Optimal IT will disclose your personal information to law enforcement or other government officials, if Optimal IT in good faith believes a subpoena or other legal document compels Optimal IT to disclosure your personal information.

The Web Site processes information users provide to facilitate communication among volunteers, Committee Chairs and the Account Holder.

For example, volunteer contact information may appear on a committee roster.

The Web Site will make your information available to the Account Holder and authorized agents of the Account Holder. The Account Holder will have the ability to run reports and distribute your information, in accordance with its own data use and privacy policy. The Web Site assumes no liability for the Account Holder's use of your information. By registering, you expressly agree to hold harmless the Web Site and Optimal IT for any use or misuse of your personal information.

Optimal IT may use your contact information to provide you with materials about Optimal IT or our products and services, including new content or services at the Web Site. Optimal IT may provide you with these materials by phone, mail, facsimile, or e-mail.

Provided an entity receiving this information agrees to the restrictions included in this privacy policy, Optimal IT may disclose your information in the event of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy, or other similar event. If this occurs, Optimal IT may transfer your personally identifiable information to a successor or assign.

Registered users may update information such as phone number, e-mail address or postal address from the “My Info” section of the Volunteer Menu page.

Links

The Web Site may contain links to other Web sites not operated by Optimal IT. Optimal IT provides these links as a convenience. Such links do not constitute an affiliation with, endorsement or sponsorship of the third parties that operate those Web sites. Optimal IT is not responsible for the availability or reliability of the content of these third party Web sites. Any information you provide to those third parties is not subject to the terms of this privacy policy, and Optimal IT is not responsible for the treatment of the information you provide to those third parties. We recommend that you review the privacy policy of that third party, and of any third party to whom you provide personally identifiable information online.

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