Last Updated: July 3, 2020
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We do not collect any personal information unless you voluntarily provide it by participating in a survey, purchasing school merchandise, making online gifts, or completing an online form on the Site. When a user submits personal information it is used only for the purpose stated at the time of collection. HBS community members are provided access to specific password-protected areas of the Site, which may contain HBS community member personal information, such as contact information for other HBS parents or families.
We use personal contact information supplied to us by users to communicate more effectively with those users. We may disclose personal information to our affiliates, service providers, such as third-party website hosts which are contracted by the school for the purpose of serving our community, and other parties if you direct us to do so, if compelled to do so by law, or in connection with any government or self-regulatory organization request or investigation.
The Site will automatically collect and store “cookies,” (data files shared by a user’s web browser, stored on a user’s hard drive). These cookies facilitate your use of the site by identifying user preferences and saving frequently accessed information. Cookies may be used by the Site to analyze user frequency, computer and browser type, trends, and usage behavior in order to improve the site administration and enhance the online user experience. You may adjust your web browser to block cookies, but be aware that this may limit the functionality of certain parts of the Site.
We may use certain third-party web analytics services, including Google Analytics, to help us understand and analyze how visitors use the Site and to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. We’ve implemented Google Analytics Advertising Features such as remarketing with analytics, interest-based advertising, demographics and interests reporting, user segment analysis, impression reporting. We and third-party vendors may use first-party cookies or other first-party identifiers as well as third-party cookies or other third-party identifiers to deliver advertisements, create a profile of you, measure your interests, detect your demographics, detect your location, personalize content.
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect any personally identifiable information. We use commercially reasonable tools and techniques to protect against unauthorized access to the Site.