Site Policy and User Agreement

 

Site Policy and User Agreement

This site is maintained and operated exclusively for the use of current or retired school superintendents.  When you access the site you are certifying you have this standing.

Superintendents.us is committed to responsible information handling practices. When you access or use the Superintendents.us website, you agree to the terms and conditions outlined here. By using this site you are agreeing to these terms. If you access and use this website (the "Site"), you accept and agree to be bound by and comply with these terms (the "Terms"). If you do not accept the Terms, do not use the website.  Further, your use of this website will be subject to the most current policy version. Therefore, you should check the policy periodically.

Terms and Conditions

The information on this website is made available for the convenient access of the members. The express purpose of Superintendents.us is to provide professionals the opportunity to communicate, collaborate, provide mutual support, access resources, and promote our profession. Therefore, Superintendents.us does not and cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, legality or correct sequencing of information, and will not be held responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the use of, or results obtained from the use of the information. Superintendents.us shall not be liable to you and/or any third party for any damages of any kind arising out of or relating to the use of this web site including, but not limited to, any lost profits, lost opportunities, special, incidental, indirect, consequential or punitive damages, even if Superintendents.us is advised of such possibility. This applies to sites hyperlinked to and from the Superintendents.us web site. Please note that the privacy policies or statements of other sites linked to the Superintendents.us website may differ from that of the Superintendents.us website. Superintendents.us is not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites.

This website is password-protected to provide for the reasonably private communication of its members.  Superintendents.us does not and cannot guarantee any level of confidentiality and offers no implicit or explicit promise or expectation that any information posted will not be disclosed to others. Superintendents.us does not guarantee the confidentiality or reliability of any communications made through this site. The Internet should not be used to transmit any sensitive or confidential information, as others may intercept the information.

As a user of this site you understand that contributions, recommendations, suggested practices or approaches, or other information provided by other users are for informational and educational purposes only and are not guarantees or warranties of any kind by either the person making the contribution or by the district he or she represents or by Superintendents.us.  Members who share information do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, legality or correct sequencing of information, and may not be held responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the use of, or results obtained from the use of the information. Superintendents.us assumes no responsibility for any errors, omissions, or losses arising from actions based on this information. You understand your responsibility to investigate the applicability and/or legality or effectiveness of any suggestions and to determine their appropriateness for your purposes.

As a user of this site you are committed to the highest professional standards.  This commitment includes the obligation to make every effort to share accurate information as well as the obligation to refrain from posting any information that is personally disparaging or professionally inappropriate.

As a user of this site you understand your obligation to refrain from posting any information that is confidential.  Superintendents.us and/or members of the site are not responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your communications.

As a user of this site you have the opportunity to recommend vendors or consultants who will then be invited to post advertisements and/or contact information on the site.  While you will be asked to identify yourself as the individual making the recommendation, you understand that other members, by acknowledging this agreement, understand you are not guaranteeing performance.

Security

The Superintendents.us website and computer systems are for legal and authorized use only.

Superintendents.us has a responsibility to protect its computing resources. If it believes an attempt is being made through the Internet to break into or otherwise abuse the computer systems or business information, the information in the computer logs, and other means available, will be used to determine those responsible. As part of these legal efforts, the information gathered may be shared with law enforcement agencies or other authorized entities.

If you choose to submit information while using the Superintendents.us website, the information will be transmitted using standard 128-bit encryption to our departmental database. By providing your e-mail address, Superintendents.us may use this e-mail address to supplement communications with you about Superintendents.us business.

Superintendents.us does not sell any "electronically collected personal information." Any use of "electronically collected personal information" will be solely for the purpose of Superintendents.us business.

Electronically collected personal information means any information that is maintained by Superintendents.us that identifies or describes an individual user, including, but not limited to, his or her name, business address, business telephone number, password, electronic mail address, and information that reveals any network location or identity, but excludes any information manually submitted to Superintendents.us by you, whether electronically or in written form, and information on or relating to individuals who are users serving in a business capacity, including, but not limited to, business owners, officers, or principals of that business.

Note the Superintendents.us website may use "cookies" to collect and/or store information about users. Typically, the information from cookies is used to monitor website traffic patterns or collect aggregate data about website use. This information helps Superintendents.us improve its website and provide better service.

During your visit, the following information may be collected through cookies:

  • Date and time you accessed the website
  • Name of browser software and type of computer you are using
  • Name of operating system on the computer you are using
  • If applicable, the website you used to "link" to the Superintendents.us website
  • The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used. The Internet Protocol Address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer
  • The web pages or services you accessed at this site
  • The website you visited prior to coming to this website
  • The website you visit as you leave this web site
  • If you downloaded a form, the form that was downloaded

Also, if you choose to contact Superintendents.us through the website, the following personal information may be requested to help us better serve you:

  • Type of inquiry
  • Relationship to Superintendents.us
  • First and last name
  • Telephone numbers
  • E-mail address
  • Physical business address
  • Best times to contact you

Proprietary Content

The materials located on the Superintendents.us website are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms of proprietary rights and are owned or controlled by Superintendents.us or the party credited as the provider of the information. Superintendents.us logos may not be used, reproduced, broadcast, published or disseminated without the prior written permission of Superintendents.us.

Site Control

Site editors maintain the right to exclude or delete any contributions for any reason at any time.