Privacy Policy

Flint Hill School (the “School”) is committed to protecting the privacy of members of our community and visitors to our website. Our Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is designed to help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard the information you provide to us and to help you make informed decisions when using our site.

For purposes of this Policy, “site” refers to the School’s website, which can be accessed at www.yowob.com. The terms “we,” “us” and “our” refer to the School. “You” refers to you, as a visitor to our site. By accessing our site, you consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

We collect “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.” Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks. Personal Information includes your email and other contact information, which is submitted through various forms throughout the site.

Information Collected Through Technology

In an effort to improve the quality of your experience on our site, we track information provided to us by your browser or by our software applications when you visit, such as the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the site, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you. We track this information using code that has been installed on our website, which include an anonymous unique identifier.

Information You Provide by Submitting Forms

In addition to the information provided automatically by your browser when you visit the site, you can become a subscriber to our site when you register to attend an event, submit an information request, submit an application to the School or make a gift to the School. By becoming a subscriber, you are authorizing us to collect, store and use your email address in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

How We Use and Share Information

Personal Information
We do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share for marketing purposes your Personal Information with third parties. In general, the Personal Information you provide to us is used to help us communicate better with you. For example, we use Personal Information to provide you with timely information, request feedback and provide technical support.

Non-Personal Information
In general, we use Non-Personal Information to help us improve and customize the user experience. We also aggregate Non-Personal Information to track trends and analyze use patterns on the site.

If our information practices change at any time in the future, we will post the policy changes to the site so you may opt out of the new information practices. We recommend that you check the site periodically if you are concerned about how your information is used.

How We Protect Information

There are security measures in place designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. We further protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing certain technological security measures including encryption, firewalls and secure socket layer (SSL) technology. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. By using our website, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

Your Rights Regarding the Use of Your Personal Information

You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you. When we send a communication to a user, the user can opt out of further communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each promotional email. However, it is important to note, particularly for current families, that doing so will prevent you from receiving important communications from the School. Such information includes communications from School administration, the Weekly Newsletter and information regarding school closures or delays.

Links to Other Websites

We may provide links to or compatibility with other websites or applications on our website. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those websites or the information or content they contain. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through our website, www.yowob.com. Therefore, this Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of a third party website accessed by selecting a link on our site. To the extent that you access or use our site through or on another website or application, you are then subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the privacy policy for that website or application. We encourage our visitors to read the privacy statements of other websites before proceeding to use them.

Non-Secure Communications

Comments to blogs and social media are viewable by other users. Please be aware of this when posting personal information in these areas. The School monitors the website and other areas where postings may occur and retains the right to remove postings that are inconsistent with our culture, mission or the best interests of our students.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

The School reserves the right to change this policy at any time. We will notify you of significant changes to our Privacy Policy by sending a notice to the primary email address we have on file for you or by placing a prominent notice on our site. Significant changes will go into effect 30 days following such notification. Non-material changes or clarifications will take effect immediately. We encourage you periodically check the site and this privacy page for updates.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact the Office of Marketing and Communications.

Last Updated: This Privacy Policy was last updated on June 3, 2020.