Sacramento County Office of Education Privacy Policy

The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) operates this website—www.scoe.net. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information we receive from users of the website. We use the information collected from your web browser or smartphone for improving and enhancing the SCOE website experience. By using the website, you agree to the collection and use of information under this policy.

Information Collection and Use

While using our website, we may collect certain personally identifiable information that will be used to improve and enhance the SCOE website experience. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, the information listed in the Log Data and Cookies sections below.  If you contact the Sacramento County Office of Education via electronic mail or other digital methods, you may be asked for your first and last name, email address, and/or phone number, so that SCOE staff may communicate with you regarding your request. To deliver a high quality and cost effective website experience, and to provide additional functionality, we utilize tools from third-party companies (such as Google Site Search and website analytics services) that may collect information when you visit our site. 

Log Data

Like many website operators, we collect information your browser sends whenever you visit our website (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the website pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics. This information is used to provide SCOE with feedback regarding what areas of the site are most helpful and which areas may require improvement or are no longer needed.  This information used solely for the purpose of improving the SCOE website.

Cookies

Cookies are files with a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from the SCOE website or from the Google Site Search service when you perform a search. Cookies are stored on your computer’s hard drive.  Like many websites, we use “cookies” to track website usage, special features, or to allow for user logins to our website. In addition, the information collected during your use of the "website search" feature, which uses the Google Site Search service, may be used by Google on other websites to provide advertisements about goods and services that are potentially of interest to you. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, some of the features on this website may not work properly. 

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us.  However, remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is completely secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, such as HTTPS encryption using digital certificates and SSL, we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

SCOE may update this privacy policy occasionally. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new privacy policy on the site. You are advised to review this privacy policy periodically for any changes.