Bridg-it LLC is committed to ensuring the safety and terms of Participants in The Bridg-it System. We are providing this terms Policy to create transparency regarding our information practices and allow you to make informed choices about how information is collected and used. This terms Policy governs use of The Bridg-it System and is incorporated by reference into the Terms of Service, which must be agreed to prior to participating in The Bridg-it System. We have the utmost dedication to protecting children, and the terms of their information is at the foundation of The Bridg-it System.
BRIDG-IT IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH AND FOLLOWS NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION LAW SECTION 2(D) REGARDING STUDENT terms, AS WELL AS THE FEDERAL FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND terms ACT (“FERPA”). IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL LAW, PARENTS OF CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 YEARS OLD SHOULD READ THE SPECIAL SECTION FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13.
Upon registration in The Bridg-it System, each Participant will create a unique username and password. Pursuant to the Terms and Conditions to which you agree, passwords may not be shared or distributed.
Personal Information may include the following: name, password, home telephone number, gender, the name of the school at which a Student is registered, grade and date of birth.
Students are asked not to disclose more Personal Information than is necessary for them to participate in The Bridg-it System.
The Bridg-it System uses session “cookies” (text files such as html files, Flash files or other technology) to enhance the terms and functionality of The Bridg-it System. A cookie will also be placed on your computer so we can track what messages are read and which are not. Web browsers often automatically accept cookies but you retain the ability to adjust your preferences through the settings on your browser. Information described in this subsection shall not be distributed to third parties for the purpose of advertising or marketing.
Bridg-it LLC may generate reports to be provided to state education officials in accordance with Federal, State or Local laws. However, subject to the exceptions listed below, all names are converted to coded numbers to preserve confidentiality.
Bridg-it LLC will not automatically disclose information on receipt of a subpoena. Compliance with subpoenas is subject to the following procedure:
A third party must serve upon Bridg-it LLC a facially valid subpoena issued through either the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York or The Supreme Court of the State of New York; ii) On receipt of such subpoena, Bridg-it LLC will provide timely notice to the Student and Guardian associated with the requested information in order for those Participants to seek legal counsel; and iii) In the event that the Guardian does not wish Bridg-it to disclose the requested information, it is solely the Guardian’s responsibility to intervene or file the appropriate pleading to the judicial authorities to challenge the validity and/or enforcement of the Guardian must timely notify Bridg-it LLC of such filing and provide proof of any such filing.
In the event that the guardian does not timely provide to Bridg-It proof of any such filing, Bridg-It LLC will comply with the subpoena.