The Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) respects the privacy of
every individual who visits its websites. This privacy statement provides
notice of the standards and terms under which SCCOE protects the privacy of
information supplied by visitors to sites on the World Wide Web that are owned
and operated by SCCOE, including but not limited to
By using the NiseReporter website you consent to the collection and use of this
information as outlined and described in this statement.
SCCOE neither collects personal information about its users nor receives
personally identifiable information about its users unless the user volunteers it.
In the event that a user does provide information to us (e.g., e-mail address,
name, phone number, etc.) it shall be held in strict confidence.
Collecting and Using Information
Any information that a visitor provides voluntarily via SCCOE websites will be
used solely for the purpose stated on the page where it is collected. SCCOE
will not sell, license, transmit or disclose this information outside of SCCOE
and its affiliated partners unless (a) expressly authorized by the user; (b)
necessary to enable SCCOE employees and contractors to perform administrative
functions such as addressing issues you identify, further improving our
website, or forwarding the details to another department for appropriate
action; or (c) required or permitted by law. In all cases, the SCCOE will
disclose the information consistent with applicable laws and regulations and
will require the recipient to protect the information and use it only for the
purpose it was provided.
SCCOE maintains log files of the traffic that visits, or posts materials on
this website. Monthly extracts of the log files are archived and stored
off-line at our discretion for an indefinite period of time. For site
management functions, information is collected from the log files for analysis
and statistical purposes. This information is not reported or used in any
manner that would reveal personally identifiable information. The SCCOE uses
log analysis tools to create summary statistics, which are used for purposes
such as assessing what information is of most interest, determining technical
design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
Examples of information from log files include the visitor's IP address, the
region where the request for the NiseReporter website was made, the specific page that
was requested, the date and time of the visit, as well as the number of total
A number of online, user-submitted forms are found throughout the NiseReporter
website. These include contact web pages; requests for assistance or
information, notification, or registration; and surveys. Some report
submissions are transferred to the recipient by way of e-mail, while others
produce online database files. The information collected on all online forms is
considered confidential, and will only be used for the purpose for which it was
External website links
The NiseReporter website contains links to other websites on the World Wide Web.
Please be advised that The Santa Clara County Office of Education is not
responsible for the content nor the privacy practices of such other
sites. Links to other websites from the NiseReporter website do not constitute or
imply endorsement by SCCOE of these websites, of any products or services
described on these sites, or of any other material contained in them. We
encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every website that
collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies
solely to information collected on this website.
The NiseReporter website has reasonable technical and organizational measures in place
to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under SCCOE
control. All information gathered on the NiseReporter website is stored and maintained
in secured facilities which limit access to authorized personnel only. Strict
control is maintained on who is granted access authorization. The NiseReporter website
is regularly tested to ensure that all information collected is secure from
unauthorized viewing. However, please be advised that "perfect security" does
not exist on the Internet.
Notification of changes to the SCCOE privacy statement
SCCOE may change this statement from time to time without notice. This
statement is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal
rights in or on behalf of any party. If the privacy policies of this website
are changed, a notification will be immediately posted on our homepage.
Information collected prior to the announcement of any policy change shall
continue to be used in accordance with the applicable policies in effect when
the information was collected.
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Our address is:
Santa Clara County Office of Education
1290 Ridder Park Drive
San Jose, CA 95131-2304