Security, Privacy, Legal Statement
Protection of Information - SchoolService.com takes security very seriously. We encrypt all transmissions containing customer sensitive information. A secure connection is initiated whenever transmitting customer sensitive information (i.e. during Sign-In and Checkout). This security method maintains the best overall shopping experience for those users with a slower Internet connection.
Through the use of tools such as secure servers, passwords, firewalls, Secure Socket Layers (SSL), encryption and security software, your personally identifiable information is safeguarded to the maximum extent possible. We take effective measures to secure and protect your information, including credit transactions and order fulfillment activity, from loss, misuse, alteration or theft while under our control—both online and off-line.
•We make your personal information only available to those individuals, business partners and third parties who need access to it to fulfill your order.
•We employ security technologies to protect your personal information from disclosure or theft.
•We allow you to maintain control over your personal information.
Collection of Information - To provide the highest possible level of customer service, we need information. When you register with SchoolService.com, browse our online catalog, place an order or otherwise access our website, we collect and store information including your name, title, company, shipping and billing addresses, phone number, fax number, e-mail address, login ID, password, product selections, credit or other payment information, Uniform Resource Locator (URL), Internet Protocol (IP) address, and other demographic and profile data necessary to enable our business relationship. We use the information collected only for the purposes of registering you as a SchoolService.Com customer, enabling you to access secure areas of our website, processing and fulfilling your orders, informing you of your order status, and certain other functions. Where appropriate, we may share information with our business partners. Our site may also contain links to external internet sites which may not be operated by us and may be subject to different privacy practices.
Use of “Cookies” - The SchoolService.com site utilizes cookies to allow us to customize your login page and make your user experience more enjoyable. A “cookie” is a small text file, which is saved to your computer. It is used exclusively as an identifier that lets us recognize you every time you visit our site. Through the use of the cookie, we can personalize your experience during each visit and save you time online. We are also able to track and target your interests and purchases to better meet your product and service needs. Your browser allows you to reject cookies, if you choose; however, this may limit your ability to fully take advantage of all the functions, features and benefits of our website. The cookie is not linked to any personally identifiable information about you and in no way does it compromise your privacy or security.
“Opt-Out” Options - From time to time, we may send you e-mail messages about new products or services, site updates, special offers and promotions, or other information of special interest to you. However, if you prefer to ease your e-mail load or just are not interested in the information, you can opt-out of our e-mail program by simply following the “unsubscribe” instructions contained in each e-mail message.
Correcting, Updating or Deleting Information - From time to time, it may become necessary for you to alter the personally identifiable information we have about you or your account (a new zip code, phone number, title, etc.). We have established simple ways for you to correct, update or remove your personal data. This can be accomplished online, and the new information will become the current information under “My Account.”