District Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Thank you for reviewing the Privacy Policy for the Foxborough Public Schools, your web portal into our school system. The Foxborough School System is sensitive to the issue of confidentiality in online dealings and is committed to protecting individual privacy. This Privacy Policy is intended to inform users about the general approach the Foxborough School System uses in collecting, using and disseminating user information via foxborough.k12.ma.us.

What data do we collect automatically and why?

When you visit foxborough.k12.ma.us our web server automatically recognizes your domain name, but not your e-mail address. We collect the domain name and monitor general site use and traffic patterns to improve our web site and services. Foxborough.k12.ma.us uses web server logs to collect data for metric purposes. Examples of the types of data collected on the logs are IP addresses, referral pages, date and time of Site access, and Site visited. We may use collected data to customize the content and/or layout of our pages for each individual visitor.

Do we use Cookies?

Cookies are small data files placed on your hard drive by a website server when you visit. Foxborough Public Schools may use cookies for tracking purposes or to make the Site easier to use. Cookies are currently the only way to effectively identify a unique anonymous visitor and understand how they navigate our web site. An anonymous visitor to our site remains anonymous in all cases. We do not attempt to identify visitors if they do not voluntarily submit personal information to us. With most internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Cookies offer enhanced functionality to the user, but whether you allow a cookie to be placed on your computer is up to you!

Do we collect personal information?

In some cases, the Foxborough School System requests personally identifiable information from you in order to satisfy the underlying transaction or purpose of your accessing the Site. Examples of personally identifiable information include names, e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, and the like. Please note that we do not consider any and all information we receive to be private and will never give or sell any of your information.

What security is provided?

We do not treat your general interaction with foxborough.k12.ma.us (e.g., submission of suggestions) as confidential. Note that most internet browsers also offer security alerts that permit you to determine whether your transmissions are protected.

When would we disclose your information?

We do not rent, sell, or trade any personally identifiable information about you (e.g., e-mail addresses) to third parties.

What about external links?

For the convenience of our Site visitors, Foxborough Public Schools may provide links to third party web sites that are external. These web sites are not operated or controlled by Foxborough Public Schools, and Foxborough Public Schools is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such external web sites.