About Us

Privacy Policy

Fountain Valley School (FVS) is committed to protecting the privacy of information that you provide to us through our website (www.fvs.edu). This Privacy Policy outlines what we collect and how we may use the information we collect when you visit the FVS website. Questions about the FVS website should be directed to Director of Digital Communications Laura Fawcett at lfawcett@fvs.edu.
 
Credits
This site was created by Whipplehill (now Blackbaud K12). We are appreciative of all photos, videos and content on this website. Specific thanks go out to photographers Len Rubenstein, Tom Kimmell, Laura Fawcett, Jeanne Olive, Damian Baraty and Eric Jiang ’13. All photos used with permission. Unless noted, all logos, text and images on this site are property of FVS and may not be used without our express written permission.
 
Respecting Your Privacy and Personal Information
FVS respects the privacy of every individual who accesses our website. FVS does not sell, rent, give away or loan your personally identifiable information to any third parties (other than agents, contractors or service providers of FVS) unless we have your (or your parent's or guardian's) consent or are required by subpoena, court order or legal process to do so. We maintain appropriate security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the personally identifiable information under our control. Personally identifiable information we may collect if you provide it includes your name, date of birth, phone number, email address, physical address, bank account information, credit card information or any combination of information that could be used to identify you.
 
Where and How We Might Collect Information
  • Information you provide to us
Whenever you use the FVS website to request admission information, make a gift or donation, purchase an item from the Dane Spirit Store, register for an event such as camps or Alumni Weekend, personal information may be requested. This information is used to obtain payment and/or to fulfill the your request request.
  • Information gathered automatically
Unless you take steps to browse the Internet anonymously, FVS can track web browsing patterns of website visitors when you log on to the FVS website. The information we collect is based on your Internet Protocol ("IP") address, and is not linked to your specific email address in any of the reports or other material compiled by FVS. Your IP address is a series of numbers that identifies the location of each computer or network. The information we gather may include the browser type, the date and time of the request, average time spent on the website, pages viewed and any inquiries that you may have made. We do not associate your IP address and web usage data with any other information held by FVS that can specifically identify you unless required to do so by law. 
 
Cookies
Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies by themselves do not personally identify users, only the user’s computer. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can set your browser to refuse cookies; however, you may not be able to take full advantage of some aspects of the FVS site.
 
Why We Collect Your Information
Our primary purpose in collecting information is to provide services and information to you. We may use information that you provide about yourself to fulfill requests for products, programs and services and to respond to inquiries about our offerings.
 
Disclosure of Information
  • FVS may disclose personally identifiable information to respond to legal requirements and enforce our school rules and policies. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. 
  • We may also share personally identifiable information with agents, contractors and/or service providers for FVS who assist with our operations (e.g., the service provider that handles fulfillment of credit card purchases made via the FVS website);
  • Law enforcement or other governmental officials, in response to a verified request relating to an investigation or alleged illegal activity;
  • Third parties that provide a valid subpoena or court order; or
  • Third parties as requested or authorized by you (or your parent or guardian).
External Links
Our website offers links to other sites that are not owned or affiliated with FVS. These sites have their own security policies, terms of use and privacy policies.  If you choose to visit one of these websites you should review the policies of that particular site. FVS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
 
Updating Your Personal Information
If you wish to access or update your information please contact Laura Fawcett at lfawcett@fvs.edu.
 
Policy Changes
FVS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change this Privacy Policy in whole or in part, at any time. We will post substantive changes to the Privacy Policy 30 days before they take effect. Your continued use of the website after any changes to the Privacy Policy have been become effective will be considered acceptance of those changes. When we make changes we will also revise the "last modified" date at the top of the Privacy Policy page. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically.
 
Images
The School occasionally posts images on the website or on social media sites of constituents – in particular, alumni and current students. FVS keeps parental/guardian permissions on file for usage of student photos under 18. Students can be identified by name. We will honor all requests by users who wish to have images of themselves removed from the website or social media sites. To make such a request, please contact lfawcett@fvs.edu.
 
Contact Us
If you have questions regarding the Privacy Policy or the website, please e-mail us at lfawcett@fvs.edu.
6155 Fountain Valley School Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80911