Terms of Service

Terms of Use of Southern Regional’s Website by Visitors

Terms of Use of Southern Regional’s Website by Visitors

Southern Regional is committed to providing access to services and information online in a manner that protects personal information and respecting the privacy, to the extent permitted by law, of visitors to our Web site.

The Southern Regional Web site is provided to support Southern Regional’s mission and as a service for students, parents, alumni, friends, supporters and the public. Southern Regional’s website portals are provided as a service for students and staff who are subject to and should review the appropriate Staff or Student Handbooks along with the Acceptable Use Standards available on the web. Those who are authenticated and have a school user identification number and account shall be subject to Southern Regional’s policies set out above; those affiliated with Southern Regional accessing the site not using their account shall be subject to the policies stated above as well as this policy. Unauthenticated users having no account or identification number shall be subject to this policy. Use of this site for any purpose other than that for which it is intended is unauthorized and prohibited. Violators of this policy may have their access blocked.

*Visitors to this site shall be any and all unauthenticated users meaning any user not having or using their Southern Regional School District computer account or identification number.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of New Jersey, U.S.A. and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Ocean County, New Jersey, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Southern Regional Board of Education Web Site. Use of the Southern Regional Board of Education Web Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.

Data Collection and Use of Cookies

Southern Regional collects general, statistical non-personal information about visitors to our site for the purpose of facilitating communication and conducting business between Southern Regional and the users. The following information may automatically be collected from a visitor to the site:

  • the Internet domain and IP address from which one accessed the Web site,
  • the date and time of the visit and
  • the pages one visited on the Southern Regional’s site.

Collection of this information is used to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Web site by identifying which parts are most frequently used by visitors. Staff may, based on the collection of this information, tailor content to visitors’ needs and send promotional information or surveys (see below).

Southern Regional makes use of cookies to improve our visitors’ Web site experience. A cookie is a piece of data stored by a Web site on a user’s hard drive, which contains information about the user. Southern Regional employs cookies to keep track of user names and passwords, as well as, to personalize a visitor’s experience at srsd.net; however, the visitor can set one’s browser to decline or accept cookies, such option may make the site function less efficiently.

Security

While Southern Regional is committed to ensuring the security of the site, as a visitor to the site, Southern Regional cannot guarantee there will be no security breaches. Southern Regional has in place reasonable technology designed to safeguard and prevent unauthorized access or misuse or alteration of information collected online; if a visitor has concern about such issue please contact the Technology Services. Moreover, Southern Regional cannot guarantee the security of any information a visitor discloses online through interactive features such as forums, message boards, chat rooms or similar services. Therefore, visitors using such services disclose information at their own risk.

In certain circumstances, Southern Regional will release information, without notice to the visitor/user about a visitor, and the visitor’s use of the site to comply with any valid legal process, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute or court order, or in other special cases, such as an attempted breach of the srsd.net security.

E-mail and Surveys

Southern Regional may occasionally send visitors marketing or promotional email messages to inform users of new services or product announcements. In each email message visitors will have the ability to unsubscribe and/or opt-out of receipt of communications that are not in Southern Regional’s mission. Please follow instructions contained in those messages to opt-out.

Southern Regional may request information through surveys, which visitors may choose to participate in on a voluntary basis. Information gathered may be used for marketing and promotional purposes or to notify you of new content, among other uses. If you e-mail us with questions or comments, we may use your personal information, in order, to respond to you.

Links to Third-Party Sites

The srsd.net Web site may contain links to sites owned or operated by parties other than Southern Regional School District which links are made available solely for the convenience of users. This privacy policy applies only to the official Southern Regional School District Web site and the portals and not to any additional Web sites or pages that may be linked to or from the official srsd.net Web site. Southern Regional does not control outside sites, such as student, faculty or other organization’s web-site and is not responsible for the content.

The contents and views expressed in student, faculty or other organization’s web pages are solely those of their particular authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or official positions of Southern Regional School District. Southern Regional School District supports the members of the school community in responsibly exercising their rights of free expression, but does not necessarily support the content of those expressions.

Inclusion of links to an outside Web site does not imply any endorsement of the material on the site or, unless expressly stated otherwise, any sponsorship, affiliation or association with its owner, operator or sponsor. User’s access and use of such Web sites, including information, material, products and services therein, is solely at the users’ risk.

We may have links to YouTube and/or use YouTube's API. While linking to/using YouTube Servies, the end user agrees to the YouTube's Terms of Service (https://www.youtube.com/t/terms).

Children’s Privacy

Southern Regional School District does not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13 unless and until the school district has received the necessary parental consent. Southern Regional School District believes that it otherwise complies with the privacy obligations under COPPA and other applicable (state) laws, including to provide notice and a means for a parent to access information collected from a child and to request such information be modified or deleted. If you have any questions regarding the collection and use of Personal Information from a child under 13 through the website, please contact your School.

Please contact the Webmaster if you believe we have inadvertently collected Personal Information from a child under 13 without proper consents so that we may delete such information as soon as possible.

Copyright

Southern Regional School District owns the copyright to the official school district Web site and portals and all information and images within it, unless otherwise noted. U.S. copyright law protects all materials on this site. All rights reserved. Anyone wishing to obtain permission to reproduce any materials appearing on this site should contact the Superintendent’s Office.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided “as is,” and no representations or warranties of any kind are made regarding it. Our policy is not to be applied in any manner contrary to applicable law or governmental regulation. Southern Regional School District reserves the right to make changes to this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for updates. Use of the site is agreement to the above terms.