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Privacy Statement


This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for www.schoolsuganda.com, a website owned and operated by schoolsuganda. If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, you should contact our management team by emailing support@schoolsuganda.com. If you do not receive acknowledgment of your inquiry or feel that your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you can call us at (+256) 702-375637.

Information Collection and Use

SchoolsUganda collects information from our users at several different points on our website. We will not sell, share or rent this information to others in ways other than as disclosed in this statement.

We share aggregated demographic information with our partners and sponsors. This is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

We use third-party vendors to provide services on the website, such as sending email messages to subscribers. The information that a user submits on the site will be provided to our vendor so that we may send SchoolsUganda communications to users who have 'opted in' to receive them. We may share your email address with our partners to offer you programs and services we are jointly promoting. You may opt-out of these communications at any time. Please note, however, if such communications include a link to a vendor's website or a co-branded partner page and you submit personal information to such vendor's website or a co-branded partner page, then the privacy policies and practices of such vendor's website or a co-branded partner page governs the use of your personal information.

Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site. The information you provide in response to survey questions may be shared, but only in the aggregate or anonymously, with advertisers and partners, unless we notify you otherwise at the time of collection.

Email Referral Service

If users elect to use our email referral service ("Tell a Friend"), for informing a friend about our site, we ask them for the friend's name and email address. SchoolsUganda will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site. SchoolsUganda stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email. The friend may contact SchoolsUganda at support@schoolsuganda.com to request the removal of this information from our database.

Security

SchoolsUganda has implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. When users submit sensitive information via the website, SchoolsUganda uses commercially reasonable efforts to protect their information both online and offline. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. Thus, you acknowledge that you provide your personal information at your own risk.

Compromise of Security

In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, SchoolsUganda. will promptly notify those persons whose personal information has been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures set forth in this Privacy Statement, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

Correction/Updating Personal Information

If a user's personally identifiable information changes or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user's personal data provided to us.

Notification of Changes

As we continue to develop our website, this privacy policy likely will change. We will post all changes to this policy on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the policy's effective date. We therefore encourage you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current privacy policy. You agree to review this policy periodically since such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon posting and your subsequent use after such posting shall conclusively be deemed to be acceptance by you of such changes, modifications or deletions.

Login Security

When you choose a password, either as a administrator for your Enhanced School Profile or as an advertiser, the password is stored on the password-protected SchoolsUganda server. However, because Internet communications are generally not secure, you should be aware that when you send your password across the Internet to us, there is a possibility that an experienced hacker could intercept your password. However, we have no evidence to date that password information presents a serious security threat to warrant using a secure shell for this transaction.

A Notice About Our Advertisers

SchoolsUganda allows advertising by third parties. SchoolsUganda does not control linking practices of advertisers or sponsors and does not monitor or claim responsibility for any content or privacy practices of such website.Once you have clicked on an advertisement and have left the SchoolsUganda site, you must read the privacy policy of the advertiser or sponsor to see how your personal information will be handled.

SchoolsUganda may offer contests, sweepstakes, and promotions that are sponsored by third-party advertisers or sponsors. These third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the activity. SchoolsUganda does not control the third parties' use of information.

SchoolsUganda may use an advertising server developed by a third party to display ads on our site. Some of these ads may contain cookies that are set by third parties (advertisers, sponsors). In addition, we may allow third parties to place cookies or related tools on our site to collect data that may be used to serve advertisements elsewhere (i.e. on other websites). We do not have access to these cookies or other tools or any information that they contain. The SchoolsUganda privacy policy does not cover any use of information that a third-party may have collected from you.

You have choices about what information is gathered and used for serving third-party ads based on your interests. You can opt out of seeing interest-based ads by click here. (the AboutAds site). The choices you make on these sites are browser-specific. So, if you use a different browser, you will need to opt out again.

We present some interest-based ads to you directly and sometimes we work with partners to present the ads. These interest-based ads may be for the products and services of our advertising clients or for our own products or services. The Ad Choices Icon appears on ads that use interest based advertising. You can click on it to find out more about why it appeared and if you want to opt out, as described above.

Information from Other Sources

We utilize Facebook's Open Graph to power our social search feature. We also use Facebook's social sharing functions to make it easy for you to share schools and school reviews with your Facebook friends, and to comment on SchoolsUganda articles. In order to provide you with this personalized experience, Facebook provides us with information that you have chosen to make available pursuant to your Facebook privacy settings. That information may include your basic information, email address, name, profile picture, your likes, location, schools you've attended (education history), friends list, and any other information you have chosen to make available. We also ask for your friends' likes and their education histories. We do not share this information with any third party.

If, at any time, you would like to turn off personalization on SchoolsUganda, you can do so by logging out of Facebook. You can also disable the SchoolsUganda app in the Your Apps section of the Facebook App Center. Please note that, if you have Facebook friends who are using SchoolsUganda, they may also have shared information about you with us through Facebook. If you wish to prevent that sharing, you can do so by editing your Facebook privacy settings.

A Notice About External Links

You will find links from SchoolsUganda to independently owned, controlled, and/or managed website whose content we believe will be of possible interest and value to our visitors. Additionally you'll see links from advertisers, sponsors and other partners that may use SchoolsUganda' logo as part of a co-branding agreement.

Public Forums

SchoolsUganda makes it possible for our users to share information through options such as school reviews, article feedback and message boards. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. Consequently, you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Notification Procedures

It is the policy of SchoolsUganda to provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business related purposes, to our customers or website users, via email notice, written or hard copy notice, or through conspicuous posting of such notice on our website page, www.SchoolsUganda.com, as determined by SchoolsUganda in its sole discretion. Notwithstanding the foregoing, SchoolsUganda reserves the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to our customers or website users.