Nickajack Elementary School Parent Teacher Association® (NES PTA®) Privacy Policy


This policy covers information collected by Nickajack Elementary School Parent Teacher Association® (NES PTA®) on its website(s) and (collectively referred to as NES PTA® Website or Website. This Privacy Policy is part of the Terms of Use of NES PTA® Websites, and is part of any Terms of Sale when using our online site. PLEASE KNOW THAT YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO USE OUR WEBSITE OR PURCHASE OUR PRODUCTS, SO BY USING OUR WEBSITES OR BY PURCHASING ANYTHING IN OUR ONLINE STORE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS, THE WEBSITE TERMS OF USE AND YOU AGREE TO THE USE OF YOUR INFORMATION UNDER THESE TERMS AS WELL AS THE WEBSITE TERMS OF USE, INCORPORATED AS PART OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

This Privacy Policy explains how we may gather, track or use information about you through your use of the Website (“Information”). Gathering of Information is only for purpose of improving the Website, products and services provided by NES PTA®, including service, research or promotional activities (the “Purpose”). NES PTA® may collect personal data as well as non-personal data. Protecting your data is a top priority for us. The term “personal data” includes any information that enables the identification of a natural person, such as name, physical address, IP address, email address, phone number or behavior. NES PTA® does not sell personal data to third parties.

Applicability of this Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy is applicable to all information gathered or used by NES PTA® at the two sites above.

Use and protection of personal data
We use personal data as part of the information to process your inquiries or to provide you with access to certain information, or to purchase products on our Website. Granting your permission allows us to process your personal data part of the information in order to respond more efficiently to your requests, to inform you about NES PTA® events and initiatives or to carry out online communications.

NES PTA® takes technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data against unintended deletion, change or loss, as well as to protect against unauthorized transfer or access.

We will respect your wish if you do not want to provide us with your personal data. If you no longer wish to receive communications, each email sent contains a link to automatically unsubscribe. In accordance with the applicable regulations, your rights to access and update your data, withdraw your consent or lodge complaint where applicable can be exercised by following this link: Removal from our mailing list may affect your ability to use the online portal however.

How long will your personal data be stored?
How long certain personal data will be stored depends on the nature of the personal data and the purpose for which the personal data will be used. This means that the duration of the storage of your personal data depends per purpose. NES PTA® retains data for the duration of the parent's relationship with NES PTA®. For other interested prospects or parties, your information will be stored for a period not to exceed 3 years. For more information on where and how long your personal data is stored, and for more information on your rights of erasure and portability, please contact

“Cookies” are files which store certain information on your computer. When you visit the Website via your computer, it is possible that we will place a cookie on your computer that maintains certain information so that your computer is automatically recognized the next time it visits the Website. Cookies allow us to adapt the Website to your interests, to tailor the information presented to you based on your browsing preferences, such as remembering who you are for support or personalizing pages and to save your password so that you do not need to re-enter it each visit.

If you do not want us to deploy cookies on your computer, you can set your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when a website tries to put a cookie in your browser software. If you do not reject cookies, we assume that you consent to the use of cookies. Rejecting cookies however may affect your ability to use this Website including the logged-in portal.

In the event you request not to be tracked, an anonymous cookie without any personal information will be placed on your computer to prevent another permissions request. If your computer automatically removes cookies, you will be presented the permission request each time you access the Website. If you chose to share content via Social Sharing buttons, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn or Twitter, you agree to the privacy policies of those individual sites. The actions of social sharing are not covered under the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Use of Cookies in the Logged-in Portal
The following additional terms apply to cookies and private information used on the NES PTA® logged-in portal site, and where in direct conflict with other terms herein, the following terms control with regard to the portal:

What we collect in the Online Store:
We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • company name
  • contact information including email address and shipping address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to surveys and/or offers

For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect, contact

What we do with the information we gather in the portal
In addition to other reasons mentioned in this Privacy Policy, we require this information for the portal to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • To order and deliver the products you specify;
  • Internal record keeping;
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services;
  • We may periodically send emails about new events, special offers, or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided; and
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for volunteer purposes. We may contact you by email. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

Non-Personal Data
In addition to personal data, NES PTA® may automatically track general information such as internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the Website you are coming from, number of visits, average time of use and pages accessed. We use this information to analyze aggregate traffic patterns throughout this Website to continually improve our online offerings, the Website’s user friendliness, its efficiency, etc. Your identity cannot be determined from this information and this information will only be used by NES PTA® to offer you a service of the Website and to improve it.

Links to third-party sites
This Privacy Policy exclusively addresses the activities of the Website. Other sites (including those that we link to from our Website, and third-party sites or services which we co-brand) may have their own policies, which we do not control, and thus are not addressed by this Privacy Policy.

Personal Registration 
Information submitted via our personal registration forms is maintained in our registration database, and is used for statistical analysis and internal operations, as well as to update our subscriber lists. When registering, only the information that appears with an asterisk is required from you. By providing your email address, you are acknowledging that we may send you periodic announcements, and other information related to NES PTA®. You may contact us at to remove your email information from our database.

Information Requests
NES PTA® uses the Web to better educate parents about our mission. For this reason, we may have forms on our site that can be used to request specific information. If you request information, you will receive it in the manner described on the form (postal mail, email, telephone contact, etc.). We will use the information you provide to contact you in the method you prefer. We may use that information for other purposes, but we will not sell that information to third parties. By providing your email address to us, you are acknowledging that we may send you periodic announcements, and other information related to NES PTA®.

Event Registration
Sometimes, we may provide for registering for events on our website. When you register for an event, your contact information may be added to our database for future communication, or for statistical purposes.

Product Purchases
Information is collected at the time of a sale in order to complete the sale, and deliver the products. Customer lists are not sold or distributed to third parties. Credit/debit card transactions are processed by PayPal. NES PTA® does not maintain a copy of the credit/debit card or account numbers on its servers, although it may maintain address information if it is part of the account that you set up with NES PTA®. The purchase price and the credit/debit card information, including card number, address and CVV number, is supplied to PayPal by you, and is never tracked or entered on this website directly. Information collected during transactions may be maintained in their databases for accounting and billing purposes.

Risks of Hacking 
It is important to remember that whatever you transmit or disclose online can be collected and used by others or unlawfully intercepted by third-parties. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially reasonable means to protect your information, we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.

Any site account, such as at our online portal, may be password-protected. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. At no time will any NES PTA® member, board member, or volunteer ask for your password via email. If you ever receive such an inquiry, please notify us immediately at You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your member names, passwords and/or other account information.

Applicable Law 
These Terms of Use and any disputes relating to these Terms of Use or the website will be governed by the laws of the State of Georgia, United States of America, without regard to its principles of conflicts of laws. You further agree to accept service of process by certified mail, return receipt requested at the address designated by you. NES PTA® will be entitled to recover court costs and reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses incurred in successfully proving any claim including any claim for damages or in equity.

NES PTA® may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If so, NES PTA® will make the revised Privacy Policy available through this Website. We cannot provide you with any separate notice of that fact, so please check back regularly for any updates.