Information Collected and How it is Used
If you do nothing during your visit but browse or download information, we collect and store the following information about your visit:
• The type of browser and operating system you used.
• The date and time you visited the site.
• The web pages or services you accessed at this site.
• The name of the search engine and the search phrase used to get here.
This information is automatically collected and is used to improve the content of our web services and to help us understand how people are using our services. These logs are not personally identifiable and we make no attempt to link them to individuals.
We don't collect any personal information unless you voluntarily provide it by sending us e-mail, participating in a survey, or completing an on-line form. You may choose not to contact us by e-mail, participate in a survey or to provide any personal information using an online form. Your choice to not participate in these activities will not impair your ability to browse the organization's web site and read or download any information provided on the site.
How Personal Information is used:
If you send an e-mail to us, it will be forwarded to those individuals (employees, school board members) necessary to address that e-mail. E-mail is recognized as written communication and is considered public record. If a request for public information is submitted to the district, any information contained in that e-mail, including the address, could be released.
If you choose to provide personal information about yourself in that e-mail, we will use the information only to respond properly to your request or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication. We will not disclose any personal information you decide to provide us, unless disclosure is required by state law or school board policy (School Board Policy 823.51 "Availability of Records"). We do not share, disclose or sell e-mail addresses to other organizations.
Please also keep in mind that e-mail is not necessarily secure against third party interception. If your communication is very sensitive or includes personal information, you may want to contact us by postal mail or telephone instead.
If you use one of our public comment forms, your name, contact information, and comments may be subject to public disclosure. They will be considered written communication and could be released subject to the guidelines outlined in School Board Policy 823.51 "Availability of Records."
Phone numbers and emails collected through these forms are used only by members of the board and school district employees to respond to your comments. We do not share, disclose or sell e-mail addresses or phone numbers to other organizations.
Rules for Sending Comments
The Board shall not hear any complaints against pupils or District employees unless such complaints have been heard by the superintendent through proper channels, including the Citizens Complaint process. Exceptions to this policy include negotiated agreements, which may have overriding appeals language, and civil or legal appeals, which supersede School Board authority.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and when you link to these other sites the Walla Walla Public School District's privacy statement no longer applies. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.
You may contact the Walla Walla Public School District as follows:
Walla Walla Public Schools
364 South Park Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
(509) 529-7713 (FAX)
Contact information for members of Walla Walla Public School Board and staff can be found on our web site.
Please note: Walla Walla Public School District e-mail is a tool for business and school communication. Public users are responsible for using this resource in an efficient, effective, ethical and lawful manner. All e-mails sent to the Walla Walla Public School District should follow the same code of conduct expected in any other form of written communication or face-to-face business and school communication. Please limit your e-mail to official school business. Failure to follow these guidelines may result in the loss of access to Walla Walla Public School District e-mail accounts.
To offer comments about the web site or about the information presented in this privacy statement, please contact:
Director of Communications & Community Relations
Walla Walla Public Schools Communications Department
364 South Park Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
This privacy statement was implemented June 8, 2004.