The SCCOE uses "cookies" to help personalize each visit to its website and to keep track of its visitors. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is transferred from a website to the hard drive of the visitor’s computer so that the website may identify separate visitors to the site. It is not a computer program and has no ability to read data residing on the visitor’s computer or instruct it to perform any function. A cookie also does not extract personal information about the visitor, such as name, address or telephone number.
A number of online, user-submitted forms are found throughout the SCCOE website. These include contact web pages; requests for assistance or information, notification, or registration; and surveys. Some report submissions are transferred to the recipient by way of e-mail, while others produce online database files. The information collected on all online forms is considered confidential, and will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided.
External website links
The SCCOE website contains links to other websites on the World Wide Web. Please be advised that The Santa Clara County Office of Education is not responsible either for the content or for the privacy practices of such other sites. Links to other websites from the SCCOE website do not constitute or imply endorsement by SCCOE of these websites, of any products or services described on these sites, or of any other material contained in them. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected on this website.
The SCCOE website has reasonable technical and organizational measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under SCCOE control. All information gathered on the SCCOE website is stored and maintained in secured facilities which limit access to authorized personnel only. Strict control is maintained on who is granted access authorization. The SCCOE website is regularly tested to ensure that all information collected is secure from unauthorized viewing. However, please be advised that "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet.
Notification of changes to the SCCOE privacy statement
SCCOE may change this statement from time to time without notice. This statement is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party. If the privacy policies of this website are changed, a notification will be immediately posted on our homepage. Information collected prior to the announcement of any policy change shall continue to be used in accordance with the applicable policies in effect when the information was collected.
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