Privacy Policy

Ombudsman (“OES”) created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our commitment to fair information practices and the protection of privacy of visitors to our site. This Privacy Policy will sometimes refer to visitors to the Site as “you” or “your.” The following discloses our practices for gathering, storing, disseminating and using information gathered through the web sites operated by OES. The home page to OES’s main website can be found at www.ombudsman.com.

  1. Types of Information Collected and Uses.

a. Traffic Data Collected. We automatically track and collect the following information when you visit our Site: (i) IP address (which indicates the location of your computer on the Internet); (ii) domain server; (iii) type of computer; and (iv) type of web browser (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for us to know because it helps us learn or verify what search engines and other links led you to our Site and allows us to ensure effective technical operations. This can help us to improve your experience on the Site.

b. Automatic Information Collected; Cookies. We automatically send, receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with the Site. For example, like many web sites, we use “cookies.” “Cookies” are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser during your visit to the Site and when you return to the Site. We may also use cookies to provide information to us that will permit us to personalize information for you on the Site, and track demographics and links to our Site.

c. Personal Identification Information Collected. When you use the Site’s “Contact Us” feature, you will give us “Contact Information” such as your name, phone number, email address, and physical mailing address. The “Contact Us” and Survey features also permit you to submit additional information designed to give us a better understanding of features that visitors would like to see on the Site or to request information from us. This feedback can help us improve the overall experience of visiting our Site and using the products, services and programs that we offer. If you communicate with us by e-mail, post any messages or information in any chat groups or bulletin boards that may exist on the Site from time to time, any information from that communication will be collected as Contact Information, Demographic Information and feedback.

d. Admissions Information Collected. When you submit online an Application Form to request admission of your child to a OES program, you will give us Personal Information, Educational Information, and Family Information. If your child is referred to OES by his or her school district, his or her permanent files are maintained by the school district. OES retains files for students who are enrolled in Ombudsman charter schools or who are private-pay students. In all cases, Ombudsman follows all standard records retention regulations and all policies and procedures of the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

2.  Other Uses of Personal Identification Information Collected. We will store and update the Contact Information, Admission Information
and other information collected from visitors to the Site. We may use your Contact Information to send you information about OES.

          3.  Updates and Changes to Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to add to, change, update or modify this Privacy Policy. Any such change,
update or modification will be effective without prior notice and immediately upon posting on the Site.

4.  Conditions of Use, Revisions. By using our Site, you consent to the collection and use of information described above. If you have any
concern about privacy at OES, please send us a thorough description to webmaster@ombudsman.com, and we will try to resolve it. This
Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions of Usage may change frequently, and use of information that we gather now is subject to
the Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions of Usage in effect at the time of use. We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and
conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, but you should frequently check our Site.

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