Privacy Policy

   Gloucester County Public Schools Internet Privacy Policy Statement  

The following information explains the Internet Privacy Policy, which the Gloucester County Public Schools has adopted for its website and other web sites that contain http://www."schoolname"  The following is intended to explain our current Internet privacy practices, but shall not be construed as a contractual promise. We reserve the right to amend our Internet Privacy Policy Statement at any time without notice.

Virginia Law

We protect our records in accordance with our obligations as defined by applicable Virginia statutes, including, but not limited to, the Virginia Privacy Protection Act of 1976, the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, and by any applicable federal laws.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other public or private entities' websites, whose privacy practices we do not control.

Information we collect

When you access our website, the routing or client information, and the essential and nonessential technical information listed below, is automatically collected. No other information is collected through our website except when you deliberately decide to send it to us (for example, by clicking on a link to send us an e-mail). The information you might choose to send us is listed below as "optional information."

Routing, or client, information:  the Internet domain and Internet address of the computer you are using;

Essential technical information:  identification of the page or service you are requesting, type of browser and operating system you are using, and the date and time of access;

Nonessential technical information:  the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our website, and the "cookie information" described below;

Optional information:  when you send us an e-mail, your name, e-mail address, and the content of your e-mail, and/or when you fill out online forms, all the data you choose to fill in or confirm; and,

Cookies*: Our website does not place any "cookies" on your computer.


*A cookie is a message given to a Web browser by a Web server. The browser stores the message, and the message is sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. The main purpose of cookies is to identify users and possibly prepare customized web pages for them. A user entering a web site using cookies may be asked to fill out a form providing the user's name or other identifying information.