Collection of Personal Information
How We Use Your Information
When you supply Personal Information at this website, the product whose site you entered will use for the express purpose for which it was collected (e.g., to provide you with a specific service or to send you a message). It may also be used by the products whose site you entered, as well as by our other vendors, to contact you regarding other products and services that may be of interest to you. At any time, you may opt out of such future contact. (See “Who to contact below.)
At times we may retain third parties to analyze data we collect on our web sites, including Personal Information, solely to help us improve our products and our web sites. Third parties vendors are only authorized by us to use your Personal Information as outlined in their agreement and not in any other way.
Finally, please note that we will release your Personal Information if required by law, or by search warrant, subpoena or court order.
Use of Email Addresses
Pursuant to Chapter 668, Florida Statutes, Public records status of e-mail addresses; agency website notice.—Any agency, as defined in s. 119.011, or legislative entity that operates a website and uses electronic mail shall post the following statement in a conspicuous location on its website: Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
Users do not have to provide personal information to visit The School Board of Broward County, Florida’s website, download publications, and use e-mail communications. Personal information will not be collected unless the user chooses to provide this information to The School Board of Broward County, Florida.
Depending upon the activity, some of the information that we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity online. Instead, you will need to use a non-web option for transacting that business with The School Board of Broward County, Florida.
Any information provided by you to The School Board of Broward County, Florida, including, but not limited to, feedback, questions, comments, and suggestions are non-confidential; moreover, such information is a public record subject to public inspection pursuant to law. The School Board of Broward County, Florida has no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and is free to reproduce, use, and disclose the information to others without limitation. Additionally, The School Board of Broward County, Florida is free to use any ideas, concepts, etc. contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever.
Regulations enacted in April 2000 under the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act give children under 13 years of age greater privacy protection online. Children’s privacy is of primary concern to The School Board of Broward County, Florida, and this policy along with adopted School Board policies and practices reflect applicable laws and regulations on children’s privacy. Save for student and educational records, The School Board of Broward County, Florida does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age.
Use of “Cookies”
When you visit The School Board of Broward County, Florida’s website, you can surf the site anonymously and access information without revealing your identity. In order to improve our site, we may use “cookies” to assist your visit. A cookie is small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. The data allows your browser to communicate with our web servers. However, it cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. However, if you do not accept cookies, you will not be able to use some of our functions that require their use.
Links to Other Sites
NOTICE: FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SAFE SURFING FROM THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION REFER TO: https://consumer.ftc.gov/identity-theft-and-online-security/online-privacy-and-security.
As required by Section 668.6076, Florida Statutes, you are hereby notified that:
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
The School Board of Broward County, Florida’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the policy shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by The School Board of Broward County, Florida in writing.
Who to Contact