The Hill School Digital Archives Privacy Policy

The Hill School Digital Archives requires visitors to our digital collection to provide personal information as part of the registration procedure. This information is collected as part of our efforts to protect and safeguard these records. Your personal information will not be made available commercially or to others but may be provided under special circumstances to law enforcement officers investigating a complaint or under court order. Information may also be used internally by The Hill School to promote archival programs or notify our users of such things as upgrades to our systems, routine scheduled maintenance, or unscheduled outages.

When you access the Digital Archives certain information about your visit is automatically gathered and stored. This information may include the following:

  • The IP address (the number automatically assigned to your computer when connecting to the Internet) from which you access our site;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The pages you visit.

This information is used to make these website more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our site, and the types of technology our visitors use. Websites and browsers may use "temporary cookies" or other session variables or tools to track user navigation in order to make the web experience more functional and useful. You can remove cookies from your computer at any time and choose to disable cookies in your internet browser settings. Without cookies enabled, we cannot guarantee that the site and your experience will be as we intend it to be.

Your personal information is stored in electronic records maintained by The Hill and our service providers. The security of all personally identifiable information associated with you is taken very seriously and all personal information supplied is treated confidentially. We therefore have several security measures in place to try to protect against the loss, unauthorized use and corruption of any personal information that is under our control. We review our security and privacy policies regularly and improve them where it is reasonably possible to do so.

At your request, we will delete your account and information. Email to request for your account to be deleted. We may, in accordance with applicable law, however, retain certain aspects of your account for the purposes of maintaining records of our dealings with you, analysis and/or statistics.