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Privacy

Information gathering

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site by identifying which parts of our site are most heavily used. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions will be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous.

Our staff occasionally monitors search terms that users enter into the Phillips Academy Search Engine powered by Google, but this tracking is never associated with individual users.

Use of information

The Phillips Academy Office of Communication and/or Office of Technology use the information gathered above to tailor site content to user needs and to generate aggregate statistical reports.

Children/Direct Notice to Parents

The Phillips Academy Web site has no intention of collecting any personal data from individuals under 13 years of age without parental consent. Where appropriate, we will specifically instruct those under age 13 not to submit such information on our site and/or will take reasonable steps to ensure parental consent to such submissions.

Information Collected via Gifts/Online Registrations

Whenever you make a gift or register for an event using this site, information will be requested on a form. The information requested includes name, address, and financial information, such as a credit card number and expiration date. This information is used to obtain payment from the appropriate clearinghouse and to fulfill the visitor's request.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

Copyright Information

The contents of this Web site, including (but not limited to) all written material, images, photos and code, are protected under international copyright and trademark laws. You may not copy, reproduce, modify, republish, transmit or distribute any material from this site without express written permission.

All efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented on this site. Phillips Academy reserves the right, however, to make changes at its discretion affecting policies, fees, curricula or other matters announced on this site.

Phillips Academy is not responsible for the quality, accuracy or appropriateness of content on other sites to which links have been provided on Phillips Academy pages.

It is the policy of Phillips Academy not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or the presence of any disability in the recruitment and employment of students, faculty and staff and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations.

AGENT FOR NOTIFICATION OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

As required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, the following individual is designated for notification of potential copyright infringement regarding this Web site hosted by Phillips Academy:

Stephen Porter
Phillips Academy
180 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Phone: 978-749-4000

If you believe this Web site hosted by Phillips Academy infringes a copyright, please provide the following information to the person identified above (17 U.S.C. § 512):

  • A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or authorized agent;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work(s) claimed to have been infringed;
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
  • Information regarding how we may contact you (e.g., mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address);
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement by you that the information in your notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

NOTICE AND TAKEDOWN PROCEDURE

It is expected that all users of the Phillips Academy Web site will comply with applicable copyright laws. However, if Phillips Academy is notified of claimed copyright infringement, or otherwise becomes aware of facts and circumstances from which infringement is apparent, it will respond expeditiously by removing or disabling access to the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. Phillips Academy will comply with the appropriate provisions of the DMCA in the event a counter notification is received by its designated agent.