Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

Thank you for using the St. Francis de Sales School website (accessible at:"www.sfstoledo.org" hereinafter, the "website"). This page states the terms and conditions under which you may use the website and any materials, online communications and other information that is or becomes available on the website. By accessing the website you accept and agree to be bound, without limitation or qualification by these terms. If you do not accept any of the terms stated here, do not use the website.

​Your privacy is critically important to us. At St. Francis de Sales School, we have a few fundamental principles:
  • We don't ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.

  • We don't share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.

  • We don't store personal information on our servers or the offsite servers of the third party service providers we use to provide our core services unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.

  • In our social networking and mobile application products, we aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what visible to the public, seen by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.

Agreement Between You and sfstoledo.org.

The website is owned and operated by The Oblates of St. Francis de Sales a nonprofit corporation located in Toledo, Ohio (hereinafter "St. Francis") and is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, disclaimers and notices contained herein. Use of the content, services, and/or products presented in any and all areas of this site constitutes your agreement that you will not use the website for any unlawful purpose and that you will abide by the following terms and conditions and those posted in specific areas of the site. This agreement between you and St. Francis (hereinafter "Agreement") is effective until terminated by St. Francis, and may be terminated or changed by St. Francis at any time without notice.

 

Your Obligations

In connection with your use of the website, you shall abide by all applicable federal, state or local laws including those pertaining to such areas as libel, slander, defamation, trade libel, product disparagement, harassment, invasion of privacy, tort, obscenity, indecency and copyright or trademark infringement. You are responsible for the content of any information that you put on the website. You agree that no materials of any kind submitted to the website by you will violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights; or contain libelous, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material or be harmful to minors in any way. St. Francis has no obligation to, and does not in the normal course, monitor or control any information that is or becomes available on the St. Francis website. St. Francis reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any information that is, in St. Francis' sole discretion, unacceptable, undesirable or in violation of these rules. However, St. Francis has no obligation to exercise such reservation of rights by St. Francis. By posting content to any part of the website, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to St. Francis an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, royalty-free, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, perform, display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. St. Francis authorizes you to view and download the materials on the website solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not sell or modify any information on the website or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute or otherwise use the materials in any way for any public or commercial purpose without the advance written permission of St. Francis.

 

General Disclaimer

The website is designed to provide users with information to choose schools for their children, understand the school system and support schools in their community. The information included on the website is provided free of charge as a user convenience and is to be used for informational purposes only. Some information contained on the website may represent opinion or judgment or contain inadvertent technical oversights, factual inaccuracies, or typographical errors. St. Francis does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information on the website. As such, St. Francis will not be responsible for any errors, inaccuracies, omissions or deficiencies in the information provided on the website. This information is provided "as is," with no guarantees of completeness, non-infringement, accuracy or timeliness, and without warranties of any kind, express or implied. You therefore assume sole responsibility for all risks associated with the use of this information and further accept that St. Francis is in no way responsible for any consequences whatsoever to anyone arising from your use or interpretation of any information contained within or linked from or to the website. Before making decisions based on the information contained here, we strongly recommend that you visit the schools and ask the principal to review and comment on the data.

 

Use of the Website Information at Your Own Risk

The website may contain information or materials from various information sources including, without limitation, government agencies, school principals and users of this site. St. Francis does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information or materials provided by these sources or any information, data, or analysis derived from these sources. St. Francis does not represent that any information on the website may be downloaded outside of the United States. Reliance upon any such information or material shall also be at your own risk. Neither St. Francis nor its affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees, subsidiaries, agents or parents shall be liable to you or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, timeliness, completeness, deletion, defect, failure of performance, computer virus, communication line failure, alteration of, or use of any content herein, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.

 

Copyright Policy

St. Francis respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or are aware of any infringing material on the website, please contact us at questions@sfstoledo.org and provide us with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the website; your address, telephone number, and email address; a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

 

Limitation on Liability

Under no circumstances shall St. Francis or any of its affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees, subsidiaries, agents, or parents be held liable for any damages, whether direct, incidental, indirect, special, or consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost use, data, revenues, time, money, profits or goodwill arising from or in connection with the use, reliance on, or performance of the information on the website, even when St. Francis has been advised of the possibility of such damages. St. Francis shall not be liable for damages or injury caused in whole or in part, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable, and whether based in tort (including defamation), contract, strict liability or otherwise in producing and publishing this website or any information contained in this site or linked by or to this site. If your are dissatisfied with any of the website's material or services, or with any of the website's terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the website.

 

Third-Party Sites

The website does contain links to third-party websites. St. Francis provides these links solely to assist users in locating other Internet resources that may be of interest to them and you assume sole responsibility and risk for your use of links to third-party websites. St. Francis does not operate or control in any respect any information, content, products or services on such third-party websites. St. Francis does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the information, content or advertisements contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from any of the services contained on these third-party websites. No reference or link to a third party or a third-party site shall constitute an endorsement of such third party or such third-party site.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

St. Francis de Sales School will not sell, rent, or give away your (website visitors, parents, students, alumni) personally identifiable information to anyone. St. Francis may send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when: St. Francis needs to send the information to companies who work on behalf of St. Francis to provide a product or service to you. (Unless stated differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist St. Francis de Sales School); St. Francis respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process and any other requirements of the Ohio Revised Code.

 

Editorial and Advertising Policy.

St. Francis does not share any information to third parties without your consent. 

St. Francis has a strict policy of separation between editorial and advertising content. We do not allow advertisers to influence our editorial content. We believe you should always know the source of the information you're reading, and we will not accept advertisements that we think are misleading. All advertising is either clearly separated from editorial content or clearly labeled "advertisement" or "from our sponsors." We reserve the right to reject an ad based on its appropriateness to our parent audience.

 
Specific Disclaimer of Warranties

ALL MATERIALS AND SERVICES IN THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING THOSE PROVIDED BY LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE CONTENT PUBLISHED ON THIS WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. St. Francis MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS AND, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION; THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS, OR OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED WITHIN THE WEBSITE, OR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM ACCESSING AND USING THIS SITE AND/OR THE CONTENT CONTAINED HEREIN. St. Francis DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE, INCLUDING THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. IN ADDITION, St. Francis SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY CAUSED IN WHOLE OR PART BY CONTINGENCIES BEYOND ITS CONTROL IN PROCURING, COMPILING, INTERPRETING, REPORTING OR DELIVERING THE SERVICE AND INFORMATION THROUGH THE WEBSITE AND YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY MAINTENANCE, REPAIR OR CORRECTION ARISING FROM ANY SUCH LOSS OR INJURY.

 

Modification

St. Francis shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to make improvements and/or changes in any aspect of the website at any time and does not accept any responsibility for the effects these alterations may have. St. Francis also reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove terms of this agreement at any time without notice. You agree to review this Agreement periodically since such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon posting and your subsequent use after such posting shall conclusively be deemed to be acceptance by you of such changes, modifications or deletions.

 

Miscellaneous

This Agreement shall be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers, and other terms contained in this website; provided, however, that in the event of a conflict between such other terms and the terms of this Agreement, the terms of this Agreement shall control. This Agreement has been made in and shall be construed and enforced in accordance with Ohio law without regard to any conflict of law principles. Any claim or dispute between you and St. Francis, including any action to enforce this Agreement shall be brought in the federal or state courts located in Toledo, Ohio, and you agree to the exclusive and personal jurisdiction of these courts. If any provision is deemed to be unlawful or unenforceable, that shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

 

Copyright Information

Except where noted otherwise, all website contents Copyright © 2017 by St. Francis de Sales School. All rights reserved under United States and foreign law. No part of the materials on the website, including but not limited to the text, graphics and html code, may be reproduced or transmitted in any form by any means without St. Francis' written permission.

St. Francis de Sales School operates several websites including St. Francis de Sales School (collectively, the "Websites"), as well as a number of mobile applications on behalf of our customers (collectively, the "Applications"). It is St. Francis de Sales School, policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our Websites and Applications.

Website Visitors and Application Users

St. Francis de Sales School, collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. St. Francis de Sales School purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how St. Francis de Sales School, visitors use its Websites and Applications. From time to time, St. Francis de Sales School, may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its Websites or Applications.

St. Francis de Sales School, also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Such information can include location data and information of end users. St. Francis de Sales School, does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to St. Francis de Sales School, Websites and users of St. Francis de Sales School, Applications choose to interact with St. Francis de Sales School, in ways that require St. Francis de Sales School, to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that St. Francis de Sales School, gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a social network at St. Francis de Sales School to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with St. Francis de Sales School, – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, St. Francis de Sales School, collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor interaction with St. Francis de Sales School, St. Francis de Sales School, does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Website-related and Application-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

St. Francis de Sales School, may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its Websites and users of its Applications. For instance, St. Francis de Sales School, may monitor the most popular social networks on the St. Francis de Sales School site. St. Francis de Sales School, may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, St. Francis de Sales School, does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

St. Francis de Sales School, discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on St. Francis de Sales School, behalf or to provide services available at St. Francis de Sales School, Websites and Applications, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. For instance, St. Francis de Sales School uses third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, data storage, and related technology required to run the services available at St. Francis de Sales School, Websites, and Applications. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using St. Francis de Sales School, Websites and Applications, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. St. Francis de Sales School, will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, St. Francis de Sales School, discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when St. Francis de Sales School, believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of St. Francis de Sales School, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an St. Francis de Sales School, Websites or Applications and have supplied your email address, St. Francis de Sales School, may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what going on with St. Francis de Sales School, and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. St. Francis de Sales School, takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor computer, and that the visitor browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. St. Francis de Sales School, uses cookies to help St. Francis de Sales School, identify and track visitors, their usage of the St. Francis de Sales School, Websites, and their website access preferences. St. Francis de Sales School, visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using St. Francis de Sales School, Websites, with the drawback that certain features of St. Francis de Sales School, Websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Age Limitation

Our Websites and all Applications promulgated through it, are not directed to or should be available to children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect any kind of personal data from children under 13 years of age. If we become aware of such data collection, we will immediately delete such data. If any parent or guardian learns or otherwise becomes aware of a child under 13 years of age using the Platform or otherwise providing personal information, please contact us.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, St. Francis de Sales School, may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in St. Francis de Sales School, ' sole discretion. St. Francis de Sales School, encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a St. Francis de Sales School account, you should also check your social network dashboard for alerts to these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.