This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for edexcellence.net. edexcellence.net is a project of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.

Information Collection and Use

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute will not sell, share, or rent the information collected on this site to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. The Thomas B. Fordham Institute collects information from our users at several different points on our Web site.

Web Statistics

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use for reporting and sponsorship purposes. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Sharing

We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners, sponsors, and donors. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. We may also from time to time share information collected through our subscription forms and our order forms with certain affiliate or partner organizations, including the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and the Program on Education Policy and Governance at Harvard University. We will never share credit card information except as needed to process the specific transaction requested.

Links

This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Thomas B. Fordham Institute does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Security

This Web site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

Children

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute encourages parents and guardians to be familiar with the sites visited by their children. In general, this Web site will not contain materials that are reasonably considered unsuitable for children.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our Web site so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

Questions or Comments

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact:

Gary E. LaBelle, Director of Finance and Operations
Thomas B. Fordham Institute
glabelle@edexcellence.net