Washington Association of Educational Service Districts or AESD (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.waesd.org/ website (the “website”).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our website and the choices you have associated with that data.
We use your data to provide and improve our website and services. By using the website, you consent to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide information and improve our website and services.
Types of Data Collected
While using our website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- First name and last name
- Phone number
- Usage Data
We may also collect information on how the website is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Tracking & Cookies Data
Embedded content from other websites
Pages and articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, content feeds, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Use of Data
AESD uses the collected data for various purposes:
- To provide and maintain the website
- To notify you about recent news and upcoming events via our newsletters (you may opt out at any time)
- To provide customer care and support
- To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the website
- To monitor the usage of the website
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues
MailPoet Newsletter & Emails
If you have subscribed to our newsletter, there is a good chance you will receive emails from us. We will only send you emails which you have signed up to receive, or which pertain to the services we provided to you.
To send you emails, we use the name and email address you provide us. Our website also logs the IP address you used when you signed up for the service to prevent abuse of the system.
This website can send emails through the MailPoet sending service. This service allows us to track opens and clicks on our emails. We use this information to improve the content of our newsletters.
No identifiable information is otherwise tracked outside this website except for the email address.
We use various contact forms throughout the website to collect information so that we can contact the submitter and provide the necessary services. Information from the forms is captured in our database when someone submits a contact form as well as emailed to the service provider. We store this information indefinitely, but we do not use the information submitted through contact forms for marketing purposes.
Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it there.
Disclosure of Data
All the information collected and stored on the website becomes a public record that may be subject to inspection and copying by members of the public unless an exemption applies. Information received and stored is subject to the Washington Public Records Act, Chapter 42.56 RCW.
AESD may disclose your Personal Data when we believe in the good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary:
- To comply with Chapter 42.56, RCW, other state and federal laws, law enforcement or court orders
- To protect the rights, property or safety of another person, including our own rights or property
- To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the website
- To protect the personal safety of users of the website or the public
- To protect against legal liability
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our website (“Service Providers”), to perform website-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our website is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data to perform these tasks on our behalf.
We use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our website.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our website. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
AESD does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18, on or through the website. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we are notified that someone under the age of 18 has provided us Personal Data and the person whose personal data was provided, or their parent or guardian requests removal of the data, we will take reasonable steps to remove that information from our servers.
AESD neither warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published or stored on the website, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products or services linked to or from the website. AESD shall not be held liable for any losses by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. While AESD exercises reasonable care to confirm the accuracy and reliability of data on the website, portions of the data may be incorrect, incomplete or not current. Any person that relies on data obtained from the website does so at their own risk.