WEB SITE PRIVACY, COPYRIGHT AND LEGAL INFORMATION
The Hamilton County Department of maintains this Web site to provide the public with relevant and timely information about Hamilton County, TN K-12 educational programs and policies.
This privacy statement was created in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to our visitors' privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for www.hcde.org.
This site contains links to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of non-Hamilton County Department of Education websites.
Hamilton County Department of Education does not release any information gathered as a result of site usage without the explicit, written authorization of the individual user.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
When you visit our Web site to browse, read pages, or download information, we automatically collect and store the following information:
• Internet domain and IP address from which you access our site
• Type of browser and operating system used to access our site
• Date and time you access our site
• Pages you visit
• If you came to our site from another Web site, the address of that site
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, and to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use.
Personal and Demographic Information
In general, you can visit the Hamilton County Department of Education site without providing any personal information. Subscriptions to many of our email publications require your email address. Other information
requested during the subscribing process is optional, and is used to learn more about the visitors using our email news service to better serve them.
Web Site Security
For web site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. These attempts to cause damage could be subject to legal action.
Users may download material displayed on this site for noncommercial, educational purposes only, provided all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. Unauthorized use of the Hamilton County Schools seal and Web site logo is not permitted.
The contents of this site may not be used for commercial purposes, without written permission of the Hamilton County Department of Education. To obtain permission to reproduce information on the site, submit the specifics of your request in writing to Website Marketing, Communications Department,
3074 Hickory Valley Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421.
If permission is granted, the wording "provided with permission from the Hamilton County Department of Education and the date must be noted and the Communications Department must be provided with a copy of the final product. However, permission is not required to create a link to the Hamilton County Department
of Education Web site or any pages contained therein.
Neither Hamilton County Department of Education, its employees, nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the site are liable for the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the data described and/or contained within this Web site and shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use. It is the responsibility of the data user to utilize the data appropriately and consistent with these limitations. The publications and information contained in this Web site are dynamic and will change over time. These data and related graphics are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. If you wish to verify any information contained on this site, call the appropriate Hamilton County Department of Education division listed in the District Directory.
Pages on this site provide links to other sites that are not maintained by Hamilton County Department of Education. These links are intended as additional resources for our users. Hamilton County Department of Education is not responsible for contents of any off-site pages or any other sites linked from this site. As a result, this agency can not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, usefulness, or adequacy of any resources, information, products or process contained in any Web site linked directly or indirectly to our site. In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Hamilton County Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or military service in its policies, programs, activities, admissions or employment. Inquiries or complaints should be directed to the Office of the Deputy Superintendent, Hamilton County Department of Education, 3074 Hickory Valley Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421. Telephone: 423.209.8530; Fax 423.209.8601.