The Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) and Community Services (CS) take
your privacy very seriously. The following delineates our policy on the maintenance
of your privacy and information we collect.
What this Policy Covers
handles any Information that we collect or receive about you or your business
(herein referred to as "Information").
This Information includes, but is not limited to, personally identifiable or
business-specific information such as name, phone number, email address, social
security number, or federal ID numbers.
not under the control or employ of WCPSS.
Collection and Use of Information
Any time you register with one of the services provided on this website, Community
Services collects Information such as your name, address, email address, phone
numbers, and in some cases social security numbers or business information.
Community Services also archives Information about your transactions with Community
Schools programs, including dates, amounts, payment type, and other necessary
We do not transmit, collect, or store Credit Card numbers
of any transactions.
Community Services uses this Information to provide a custom tailored environment
and convenient access to certain services and functions of the website, to plan
and improve future services, to contact our customers or conduct usage research,
and to provide usage reporting for internal use.
Though we reserve the right to send you communications such as administrative
notices and payment reminders without providing an opt-out feature, any advertisements,
newletters, or other mass communications will be provided as Opt-In
Information Sharing & Disclosure
WCPSS and Community Services does not share, rent, or sell Information with
other people or businesses except to provide products or services you have expressly
requested. The only exceptions to this policy are:
- We have your express permission to provide Information to another party.
- We provide access to the information to trusted partners working under confidentiality agreements on behalf of WCPSS.
- We shall comply with subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or defend against legal claims or defend the legal rights of WCPSS.
- We shall share information to aid in the investigation or prevention or suspected illegal activites.
The Community Services web site may set and access cookies on your computer
for the purposes of maintaining an optimal user experience while browsing the
site. Should you disable cookies in your browser, some features of this web
site may not work properly. Cookies set by the Community Services web site
will not use personally identifiable information.
At any time, you may choose to delete any accounts you may have registered
with Community Services. Doing so will remove personal Information from our
databases. However, some Information will be retained in our archives, for purposes
of financial records and reporting, and annonymous usage reporting.
Security & Confidentiality
WCPSS maintains physical and electronic safeguards on all databases that are
maintained by Community Services. Your accounts are password protected for your
security. Where possible, WCPSS uses SSL encryption to ensure secure transmission
Any Information collected by Community Services is accessible only to employees
who have a reasonable need to access the Information in order to do their jobs.