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Decent Schools for California Privacy Policy

The goal of Decent Schools is to provide you with information and resources about the conditions at public schools in California, and to give you an opportunity to tell us about California’s public schools, whether they are currently discussed on our Web site or not. We are providing this privacy policy to explain the privacy practices of Decent Schools and its Web site.

What Information About Visitors Does Decent Schools Gather?

  • Information That You Provide: Our Web site gives you the chance to tell us about California public schools, information about schools we already know about, or new schools not currently addressed on our Web site. The information that you provide may be used in our lawsuit against the State of California and various State agencies (click here for more information about the lawsuit), so before you submit information on the Web site, you should be comfortable with us using the information you provide for our lawsuit and possibly contacting you regarding the information. If you are under 18 years of age, we strongly suggest that you talk to your parents before you submit any information on this Web site. We will not use the information you provide to us for any purpose other than our efforts to improve California’s public schools.
  • Information That We Receive Automatically: We may receive certain information whenever you visit our Web site, including the date and time of your visit, the URL you visited prior to visiting our Web site, the numerical Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using, the Internet Service Provider you are using to connect to the Internet, the kind of browser you are using and the version of that browser, or the type of computer operating system you are using. We log this information, but we do not use it for any purpose other than to count the number of people who visit our Web site and its various sections and to identify and correct problems on the Web site.
  • Cookies and Other Related Technologies: We do not use cookies or pixel tags or other similar data collection technologies on our Web site.
  • Linked Information: To provide you with as much information as we can, our Web site provides links to documents and other Web sites, which may also contain documents and other links. We do not control those Web sites or their content, so it is important that you review the privacy policy of any Web site that you visit.

Compelled Disclosure

We may be compelled by law to provide information that you have submitted, and we will comply with those obligations.

Conditions Of Use, Notices, And Revisions

This Web site, and this privacy policy, may change over time. However, Decent Schools will only use information collected in a manner consistent with the privacy policy posted when that information was collected. Although we don’t anticipate changing our privacy policy, if you are concerned about possible changes, you should check the privacy policy section of our Web site periodically and before you submit any information.

How To Contact Us

If you experience any technical problems with this website, please contact us at If you have questions about the Web site, about Decent Schools, or about our lawsuit, please contact us at Information submitted to these e-mail addresses, as with any information submitted to Decent Schools, is governed by this privacy policy. Please also note that we cannot guarantee a response to your e-mail.

Please understand that the information on this Web site, and any correspondence we may have with you regarding information or questions you have submitted, is not intended as legal advice and does not establish an attorney-client relationship with Decent Schools or its Web site operator. Please also remember that email is not necessarily a secure or confidential form of communication.

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