615P - Internet Privacy

The School Board of Frederick County is committed to complying with the Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. The Frederick County School Board does not collect unnecessary personal information by means of its website, and collects only appropriate personal information to the extent necessary to serve its constituents and the community.

The following information is collected automatically by accessing the website:
IP Address, web browser, browser plugins, operating system, internet connection type, device used to access the website, and location by country.

The school division’s website does not place any "cookies" on computers.

Information collected through the division’s website is used to measure website analytics.

The Superintendent is responsible for creating and updating, as necessary, an internet privacy policy statement. The statement is noted below and is made available on the division’s website in a conspicuous manner.

“The County School Board of Frederick County, Virginia does not collect unnecessary personal information by means of its website, and collects only appropriate personal information to the extent necessary to serve its constituents and the community. The following information is collected automatically by accessing this website and is used to measure website analytics: IP Address, web browser, browser plugins, operating system, internet connection type, device used to access the website, and location by country. No “cookies” or other identifiers are placed on the users’ computers when accessing this website. This website may include applications, surveys or other data collection programs through which users may voluntarily submit information to the school board. However, no such information will be collected without prior notice to the users regarding: (1) the specific information requested, (2) how the information will be used, and (3) how the information will be stored. Any questions related to this privacy statement should be directed to the Frederick County Public Schools’ Director of Information Technology.”


Legal Reference(s):
Code of Virginia 1950, as amended, Section(s) 2.2-3803


Adopted: February 12, 2001
Amended: June 19, 2007
Amended: June 18, 2019