What Personal Information is Collected
To protect the security of psychological test materials, Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. cannot allow purchases and test use by anonymous users. In order to access pages that allow you to purchase and use psychological testing materials, you will be required to complete a Customer Qualification Form that documents your educational background and professional credentials. Personal information collected on the Customer Qualification Form also includes name, place of employment, education level, mailing address, phone numbers, and email address. Also, purchases will require that you register as a user. In order to register, you will be required to set up a user account and complete a registration form, during which time we will ask for your email address, password, first name, last name, address, and other contact information. If you choose not to provide us with this information or set up a user account, you will not be able to complete online purchases. Additional information that is collected when you purchase a product online includes payment information, such as credit card number, billing address, expiration date, and other billing information.
How Personal Information Is Used
Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. respects your privacy. The information you provide will never be rented or sold. Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. will use the contact information you provide for internal purposes, such as confirming and tracking your order, maintaining a record of your professional credentials, and informing you of new products, services, and offers. Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. will always permit you to decline or “unsubscribe” from certain mailings and other materials we may offer. You may opt out of further electronic communications at any time by following the instructions in the email that you receive. In addition, if you request, Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. will remove your name and other personal information from its active databases. As an alternative to electronic communication, you may write or call Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. with your request (see Contact Information at the end of this policy statement). You may also request to review any personal information that is being maintained by sending a written request.
In case of purchases or services requiring online payment, your credit card or other payment account information will be used solely for processing payments. Your credit card and financial information will not be stored by Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc., except for the name and address of the card holder. Credit card and financial information collected by Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. will not be sold or rented to any other entity. When you use a credit card to purchase a product directly on the website the transaction is not handled by Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. Rather, the transaction is handled by a third-party, secure credit card processor, namely, PayPal and the “Square”. These third-party processors allow Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. to view only your name, product purchased, and the last four digits of your credit card number.
Who Has Access to Your Personal Information
Third Party Access
Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. may employ third parties or other companies to perform functions on its behalf, such as processing and fulfilling online orders or requests, processing credit card payments, shipping or delivering packages, providing customer service, sending print and electronic mail, maintaining and analyzing personal information that has been collected, hosting sites from this website, measuring the effectiveness of promotions and emails, and fulfilling other necessary business functions.
Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. employs administrative, technical, and physical controls to protect the personal information we collect and process about you, including use of encryption and secure connections when transmitting login, registration, and membership information. Through these controls, the personal information we collect and process on certain pages of our Sites is encrypted when sent through the Internet and placed on our servers or the systems of the third party contracted to provide the service in question. You can verify that the connection is secure because you will see “https” at the beginning of the website address or URL.
Assessment Software Downloads
On its website, Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. sells several student (child and adolescent) assessment software programs, such as the Psychological Processing Analyzer (PPA). All these downloadable programs are software that function only on the user’s computer. They are not “apps”. After you download a software program, the software does not have the ability to communicate with our website; nor does our website have the ability to communicate with the software or the user’s computer. When there are updates to the software we manually send the user a notice, and the user will need to return to our website and manually download the update. Our website has no access to any student data that is analyzed and stored by any of these downloadable programs. The data are stored on the user’s computer only and only accessible by the user. Also, users may elect not to store any student data in these downloadable programs which function only on the user’s computer.
Other Web-based Assessment Products
Disclosure Required by Law
Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. may disclose any or all of your personal information if it is required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the law or comply with a served legal process, for example, a subpoena (b) protect and/or defend its rights or property (c) protect or defend the legal interests of a website user; or (d) act in urgent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or other users of the website. If Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc. receives a legal process calling for the disclosure of any of your personal information, it will attempt to notify you via the email address you supplied during registration within a reasonable amount of time before responding to the request, unless such notification is not permitted.
This Website is Not Intended for Children
This website is not directed at nor intended for use by children. We do not knowingly collect or intend to collect personal information from anyone who is under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you should not provide any personal information to us and you should use the website only with the knowledge, permission and involvement of a parent or guardian. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided personal information to us, please contact us and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.
Subject to our verification of your identity and other legal considerations, you may request to review, correct, delete, or transfer any personal information that we maintain about you. You may also restrict or revoke any consent you provide us to process your data at any time, though that restriction and revocation will only impact processing that has not already occurred. To exercise one of the above privacy rights, send a written request to the address below or use the Contact Form page.
Schoolhouse Educational Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 397
Sparta, WI 54656
You can also use our Contact Form.