The Maryland State Department of Education and the Johns Hopkins Univeristy Center for Technology in Education are very committed to protecting your privacy. This policy will provide an overview of how we protect your personal information. Please review this policy to learn more about your rights and responsibilities as a LearningLinks community member. This policy was last updated on September 1, 2011.
Gathering of Information
We will not collect personally identifiable information from you, other than what you supply to us on a voluntary basis.
This information might include name, address, telephone number, and email address or demographic information such as age, gender, county and state or information about your profession or role in the education community. We may also ask you how you learned about LearningLinks.
In order to participate in some activities, such as responding to a poll or joining a community to post messages, or receiving an e-newsletter, you may be asked to provide some personally identifiable information.
You are under no obligation to provide any information at any time; however this may limit your participation in some activities on the site.
In addition to information that you provide to us, we may also collect and store some non-personally identifiable information automatically when you use the site. This may include your IP address, date, time and duration of visit, URLs visited, or browser information. We use this data to improve performance on the site, to diagnose problems with a server, and to make sure our content is accessible to the widest possible audience.
Use of Information
We will never sell, swap or rent your personally identifiable information for the activities describe above.
Your information will be used for internal processes only and we will not disclose your information to any third party unless we are required to do so in response to a subpoena, warrant or other legal process.