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The High/Scope Foundation Web Privacy Policy

The Ready School Assessment Web site is operated by High/Scope Educational Research Foundation (“High/Scope”). High/Scope is committed to ensuring the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data stored by the Web browser. Cookies are often used to remember information about preferences and pages you have visited. For example, when you visit some sites on the Web you might see a "Welcome Back" message. The first time you visited the site a cookie was probably set on your computer; when you return, the cookie is read again. You can refuse to accept cookies, disable cookies, or remove cookies from your hard drive. In Netscape Navigator, choose Edit and Preferences to manage your cookie settings, in Internet Explorer select Tools and Internet Options.

Security and Accuracy of Confidential Information

High/Scope does its best to ensure that the personal information we have about you is accurate.  Although no computer system is 100% secure, the Foundation has deployed extensive security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information under our control. These security measures and our systems are audited by certified independent security specialists.

Online Surveys

The High/Scope Foundation is a research institution. The Ready School Assessment is an online survey being conducted on this Web site. It is Foundation policy that confidential information gathered in these online surveys is used only for the research purposes indicated in the survey.  Your answers are confidential and individual responses will not be shared with other parties unless required by law. Aggregate data from surveys may be shared with external third parties.

WEB SITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS


WEB SITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

This page states the Terms and Conditions under which you may use this Web site; if you do not accept them, do not use the Web site. Please read this page carefully. High/Scope may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. Because the Terms and Conditions are binding on you, you should visit this page periodically to review them.

USE OF MATERIAL

You may use this Web site and the material contained herein solely for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may electronically copy and print in hard copy portions of this Web site for your own personal, non-commercial use. The contents of this Web site such as text, graphics, images and other material "Material," are protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Unauthorized use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Any copy you make of the Material must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material. You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the Material on any other Web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is strictly prohibited.

If you violate any of these Terms, your permission to use the Material automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Material.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The Material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. High/Scope makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Material or about the results to be obtained from the using the Web site and the Material. The use of the Web site and the Material is at your own fisk. Changes are periodically made to the Web site and may be made at any time.

HIGH/SCOPE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEB SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THIS WEB SITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES AND OTHER HARMFUL GOODS. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, HIGH/SCOPE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.

THE WEB SITE AND MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. HIGH/SCOPE AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. HIGH/SCOPE AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.

DISCLAIMER OF CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES

IN NO EVENT SHALL HIGH/SCOPE AND ITS SUPPLIERS OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED AT THIS WEB SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR NON-USE OF THE WEB SITE AND THE MATERIAL, WHETHER OR NOT HIGH/SCOPE IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

High/Scope may use the non-confidential information relating to you, including your IP address, name, mailing address, e-mail address and use of the Web site, for its internal business and marketing purposes.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES

This Web site may contain links to other third party Web sites. If you decide to access a linked third-party Web site, you do so at your own risk. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by High/Scope of the contents on such third-party Web sites. High/Scope is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party Web sites.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Unless otherwise expressly provided herein, the aggregate liability for High/Scope to you for all claims arising from the use of the Material is limited to $100.00.

GENERAL

This Web site is based in Ypsilanti, Michigan. User consents to the jurisdiction and venue of the courts serving Washtenaw County, Michigan. High/Scope makes no claims the Materials are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. If you access the Web site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Michigan, without regard to its conflict of laws principles, except where preempted by federal law. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this Agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between you and High/Scope with respect to the use of this Web site.

COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS AND REGULATIONS

Users assumes responsibility for compliance with any laws of the User's jurisdiction which may apply to orders placed at this Web site.

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