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Privacy Policy

Last updated: August 9, 2023

Welcome to the Rose M Gaffney Elementary School website. We are committed to protecting your privacy and personal information, in accordance with international privacy standards. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you use our website. By using our website, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Information we collect

We receive, collect, and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. Additionally, when you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address, and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only. Additionally, we collect the following types of information when you visit our website:

Personal Information

We may collect personal information such as your name, email address, phone number, and any other information you voluntarily provide to us through our contact forms or other interactive features.

Automatically Collected Information

When you visit our website, we may automatically collect certain information about your device, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, and browsing behavior. This information is collected using cookies and similar tracking technologies.

We may also use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.

How we use your information

We collect both non-personal and personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide and operate the Services;

  • To provide ongoing customer assistance and technical support to our Users;

  • To contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  • To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred non-personal information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services;

  • To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may share your information in the following circumstances:

Service Providers

We may share your information with third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website and providing services. These service providers are obligated to use your information only for the purpose of providing the requested services.

Legal Compliance

We may disclose your information if required by law, regulation, legal process, or government request.

Third-Party Hosting and Payment Processing

Our website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases, and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

Contact and Communication

Our website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases, and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

Opt-Out and Contact

Our website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases, and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at info@rmges.org or send us mail to: 15 Rose Gaffney Rd. Machias, ME 04648.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

Access, Correction, Amendment, and Deletion

If you would like to access, correct, amend, or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at info@rmges.org or send us mail to: 15 Rose Gaffney Rd. Machias, ME 04654.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to collect and store information about your usage of our website. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

International Data Transfers

Your information may be stored and processed in countries outside of your own. By using our website, you consent to the transfer of your information to these countries, which may have different data protection rules than those of your country.

Data Security

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no data transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us.

By using our website, you agree to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy.

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