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Privacy Policy

The Hilton Central School District  is committed to ensuring the privacy of all our website users and the accuracy of all data within it.  As we strive to maintain the currency of all data contained within the website, no data within the website is guaranteed or deemed reliable.  

Collection of Personal Information The Hilton Central School District website does not collect personal information about individuals without their knowledge. Personal information may be requested when you engage in any of the following online activities: register on our site to use services available only to registered users; use district email; submit information for content or editorial purposes, such as news items, letters of opinion, press releases; submit information to the site via a form. This includes activities such as contact form or request form.

Use of Personal Information  Personal information submitted will not be transferred to any non-affiliated third parties unless otherwise stated at the time of collection.  When a user submits personally identifiable information it is used only for the purpose stated at the time of collection. No collected information is shared with any other party.  

Anonymous Data and Cookies  While personal information is protected, we sometimes collect anonymous data about your computer's capabilities and/or your online browsing pattern. The Hilton Central School District website may place a small text file, called a "cookie", in the browser files of your computer. A cookie is used to track your session on the website as you traverse different pages. It is used by the server to differentiate you from another user. It is completely anonymous and does not contain any personal information about you. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being set. If you choose to not accept cookies, the website may not perform as expected.  

Parents & Students  The entire Hilton Central School District website is student safe and contains no material that would be considered offensive or meant for adult users only. If you feel any portion of the website content is questionable please contact us.  

Log files  The Hilton Central School District uses Internet Protocol ["IP"] addresses to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. IP addresses are used to gather broad demographic information, such as a visitor's country, operating system, browser types, frequency of visit, and so on.  

Security  The Hilton Central School District takes reasonable precautions to protect your personal information. When you submit information via the website, it is protected both online and off-line. When personal information is required, that information is stored in a secure location on our server. This information is not accessible from the web. All user information is restricted to authorized employees. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific task, for example, a Human Resources Specialist, are granted access to personal information. The server used to store personal information is kept in a secure environment behind a firewall.  

Linking Disclaimer  The Hilton Central School District provides links to many websites that are not controlled, maintained, or regulated by the Hilton Central School District or any organization affiliated with the Hilton Central School District, and as such the Hilton District is not responsible for the content of those websites. Use of information obtained from those websites is voluntary, and reliance on that information should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy. Reference at those websites to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Hilton Central School District.  

Purpose and Use of District Web Pages  All district web pages support the educational mission and beliefs of the Hilton Central School District. To clarify terms used in this policy, “District web pages” refers not only to district-level, but also school and classroom-level web pages. The list below provides the intended purpose and proper use of the district web pages.

  • Introducing outside visitors to the school and its programs.

  • Sharing the school's successes with the world.

  • Sharing pertinent up-to-date school information with district patrons.

  • Linking internal users to sound internal and external sources of information.

  • Facilitating the learning process.

  • Commercial use of the Hilton School District website is strictly prohibited.  

Contact Information  If you have questions, comments, or concerns about our Privacy Policy please contact us: Director of Technology  Dr. Michael Zaffuts, Hilton Central School District, 225 West Ave., Hilton, NY 14468.