Privacy Policy for The Bridge School

Effective Date: 6-20-2023

The Bridge School (“we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal information collected from individuals who access our online educational services. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect personal information in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and other relevant privacy laws and regulations in the United States.

Information We Collect:
1.1. Personal Information: We may collect the following personal information from students, parents, and authorized school personnel:

Full name
Date of birth
Contact information (email address, phone number, mailing address)
Student identification number or username
Academic records and progress
Course selections
Communication records with our staff

1.2. Non-Personal Information: We may collect non-personal information that does not directly identify an individual. This may include aggregated or anonymized data regarding website usage, demographic information, and user preferences.

Collection and Use of Information:
2.1. Consent: We obtain verifiable parental consent before collecting personal information from children under the age of 13, except as allowed by COPPA. For students aged 13 or older, we may collect personal information with their consent or as permitted by applicable laws.

2.2. Purpose: We collect personal information for the following purposes:

Providing educational services and support
Managing student enrollment and records
Communicating with students and parents
Customizing educational content and resources
Analyzing and improving our services
Complying with legal obligations
2.3. Retention: We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy or as required by law. When personal information is no longer needed, we will securely dispose of it.

Disclosure of Information:
3.1. Service Providers: We may share personal information with trusted service providers who assist us in operating our online school. These service providers are contractually bound to handle personal information securely and only use it for authorized purposes.

3.2. Legal Compliance: We may disclose personal information if required by law, such as in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process.

3.3. Business Transfers: In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, personal information may be transferred to the acquiring entity, subject to privacy obligations.

3.4. Parental Consent: We do not disclose personal information collected from children under 13 to third parties without verifiable parental consent, except as permitted by COPPA.

Security Measures:
4.1. Data Security: We implement appropriate physical, technical, and administrative safeguards to protect personal information against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

4.2. Account Security: Users are responsible for maintaining the security of their account credentials and should not share them with others.

Parental Rights:
5.1. Access and Review: Parents have the right to review their child’s personal information, request changes, and refuse further collection or use of their child’s information.

5.2. Contact Information: Parents may contact us to exercise their rights or seek additional information about our privacy practices using the contact details provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.

Third-Party Websites:
Our online educational services may contain links to third-party websites or resources. We do not control these third-party sites and are not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage users to review the privacy policies of any third-party sites they visit.

Updates to this Privacy Policy:
We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will notify users of any material changes by posting the updated Privacy Policy on our website and indicating the effective date.

Contact Us:
If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or the privacy practices of The Bridge School, please contact us at:

The Bridge School (Administrative Office)
13185 W Thomas Road
Goodyear, AZ 85395
Office Phone: 713-974-2066
Fax: 281-324-0751
Email: [email protected]

By using our online educational services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.