TERMS AND CONDITIONS/COPYRIGHT
Cushing Academy is committed to protecting the privacy of its constituents.
The website at www.cushing.org is owned and operated by Cushing Academy. All content, text, video, audio and streaming live content are created for the educational purposes of the school as a resource for our constituents as well as the public and are the sole property of Cushing Academy and are protected by copyright. The reproduction, redistribution and/or exploitation of any materials and/or content (data, text, images, marks or logos) for personal or commercial gain is not permitted. Provided the source is cited, personal, educational and non-commercial use (as defined by fair use in US copyright law) is permitted.
All parties using, printing, or downloading the materials and/or content of the Cushing Academy website in any manner, represent and warrant (1) that they understand and will observe the limitations on the use of the materials and/or content; and (2) that they will not infringe or violate the rights of any other party.
Cushing Academy shall not incur any responsibility for an individual’s use of this website. Cushing Academy reserves the right to delete or decline to post content submitted to this website by users.
The School has the right to modify the terms and conditions concerning the use of this website at any time, and will post any such modifications on this page.
Cushing Academy takes security precautions to protect website users’ privacy and personally identifiable information. SSL encryption is activated on the Cushing Academy website whenever personal data is collected, cookies are used but are in no way linked to any personally identifiable information, and this website uses Google Analytics to help understand how visitors engage with the site. Google may also set cookies on your browser, or read cookies that are already there. If you would like information on how Google uses data when you use our website you may visit, www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/
Any personal information provided by users via Cushing Academy’s website is voluntary—through forums that include admission inquiries, online giving forms, or the enrolled family and alumni/ae directories—is used by Cushing Academy solely for official school business. Cushing Academy will not disclose or sell personally identifiable information to unaffiliated third parties. The school reserves the right to disclose personal information to appropriate third parties if required to do so by law or if the administration deems that such action is necessary.
Cushing Academy complies with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which requires that website operators never knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent.
The Cushing Academy website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Cushing Academy is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
Use of Personal Information
We do not collect any personal information unless you voluntarily provide it by sending us e-mail, calling us directly, participating in a survey, using a 3rd party application provider (SAO Standard Application Online) or completing an on-line form. Personal information submitted will not be transferred to any non-affiliated third parties unless otherwise stated at the time of collection.
Cushing Academy encourages our constituents to provide updates as needed to assure that the School has accurate, current contact information. These updates can be provided via the website or directly to either the Registrar’s Office or the Alumni/ae Office, as the case applies. Our constituents are welcome to contact us with any questions regarding personal data; for students and parents please email the Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org or for Alumni to email@example.com or call the school’s main number 978-827-7000.
Members of the Cushing Academy community must keep website passwords, and password-restricted content, confidential. Users are solely responsible for password confidentiality and security, and bear complete responsibility for any use of the password. Users should notify Cushing Academy immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org of any theft or unauthorized use of one’s password.
“Do Not Track” Browser Settings
We do not use technology that recognizes a “do-not-track” signal from your web browser, because we do not track users other than for aggregate statistical purposes.
Where consent for the use and disclosure of personal information is required, the school will seek consent from the appropriate person. In the case of a student’s personal information, the school will seek the consent from the student and/ or parent depending on the circumstances and the student’s mental ability and maturity to understand the consequences of the proposed use and disclosure.
Access from outside the United States
If you access the website or provide information to us from outside the United States, information we collect about you will be transferred to servers within the United States and maintained indefinitely, which may involve the transfer of information outside your country of origin. By allowing us to collect information about you, you consent to such transfer and processing of data.
Mail: Cushing Academy, Communications Office, 39 School Street, Ashburnham, MA 01430