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Privacy Policy


Effective Date: September 27, 2003

Explorations Child Care and Learning Center PRIVACY POLICY (the “Policy”)

 

Explorations Child Care and Learning Center, LLC., (hereinafter referred to as "Explorations," "our," or "we") is dedicated to providing high-quality childcare and early education services. This Privacy Policy outlines how Explorations collects, uses, discloses, and safeguards your information. It applies to all individuals who visit our website (explorepeachtree.com and its related pages) (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Website"), as well as our individual Academy locations and the services we offer (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Services"). This Policy does not cover information collected offline or by independently owned and operated franchised academies.

Your use of this Website or provision of personal information signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions outlined in this Policy, including any future updates. Any modifications to this Policy will be indicated by a change in the effective date. We reserve the right to amend this Policy at our discretion and at any time.

Explorations Online Security


We are committed to safeguarding your personal information using commercially acceptable methods, including physical, administrative, and technology-based measures, to protect against loss, misuse, destruction, or unauthorized access. While we employ rigorous security measures, please be aware that no security method is 100% infallible. If you have security-related questions, please contact us through the provided contact information at the end of this privacy policy.

Personal Information that Explorations May Collect Online


We collect and process personal information from your interaction with our Website and Services, including but not limited to:

1. Requesting Information: When you request information about Explorations, we collect personal identifiers such as your name, email, and phone number. This information is used to fulfill your request for information about our programs.

2. Scheduling a Tour: If you schedule a tour with us, we collect personal identifiers like your name, email, and phone number. This information helps us maintain tour records and communicate with you about the scheduled tour.

3. Enrollment: When you enroll your child in one of our academies, we collect personal information from parents or guardians, including identifiers such as your name, mailing address, email, phone number, and signature. We also collect your child's personal information, including their name, home address, phone number, protected classifications such as race and medical conditions, and information about others, such as emergency contact details.

4. Submitting a Preliminary Questionnaire: When you submit a Preliminary Questionnaire to apply for a franchise, we collect identifiers such as your name, address, email, phone number, and signature. This information includes protected classifications such as financial information, personal net worth, and background and criminal history information.

5. Providing Services: To deliver our Services, we process personal information, including parent or guardian identifiers like your name, mailing address, email, phone number, and signature, as well as child identifiers like their name, home address, and phone number.

6. Employment Applications: If you apply for employment with Explorations, we collect your personal identifiers such as your name, email, and home address. We also gather professional and employment information, educational history, and any other information you voluntarily share with us. This information is used to communicate with you and evaluate your qualifications for potential employment. Employment decisions for Academy is made solely by the owners and operators of each academy.

Automatically Collected Information


We automatically collect certain personal information through your use of our Website, including:

1. Device Information: Information about the device you use when accessing our Website, such as hardware model and operating system, is collected to monitor potential risks and improve the user experience.

2. Log Data: Our servers record data sent by your browser, including web page requests, IP addresses, browser language preferences, operating systems, device IDs, geo-location data, and timestamps. This information is used for security monitoring and system performance enhancement.

3. Cookie Data: We use cookies and similar tools to enhance Website functionality, assess and improve our Website, and deliver personalized content.

How Explorations Uses Personal Information


Peach Tree Academy utilizes the personal information collected for the following purposes:

- Fulfilling or meeting the reasons for which you provided the personal information.
- Responding to customer service requests.
- Tailoring content and information delivery to enhance user experiences on our Website.
- Understanding user interactions with our Website to improve it and respond to user preferences.
- Conducting research and analytics.
- Marketing and promotional activities, including sending news, special offers, and promotions via email. Users may opt-out of these communications at any time.
 
How Your Information May Be Shared

Explorations does not sell or rent your personal information. We may share your information with trusted service providers who assist us in delivering our services and communicating with you. These third parties have access to personal information solely for service provision and are not authorized to use it for other purposes. We employ contractual or other safeguards to protect your personal information shared with third parties.

We may also disclose personal information under the following circumstances:

- To comply with legal requirements or requests from governmental authorities.
- To address potential fraudulent activities or deceptive practices reported to appropriate governmental authorities.
- For legal purposes, including responses to legal processes, law enforcement requests, the enforcement of our terms of service, or compliance with applicable laws.
- To prevent harm, such as detecting, investigating, preventing, or taking action against illegal activities, fraud, or potential threats to individuals' rights, property, or personal safety.
- Within Explorations for business purposes.
- To our local franchisees to provide Services, communicate with you, and conduct data analysis, fraud monitoring, and prevention.
- To our service providers who support us in areas like marketing and web hosting.

Cookies and Other Similar Technologies


We utilize cookies and similar technologies to enable Website functionality and improve our Services. Cookies are small data files placed on your device when you visit a website. They can be categorized as "persistent" (lasting until deleted) or "session" (expiring when you close your browser). While you can still use our Website with cookies disabled, some features may not work as intended.

Our Website also includes web beacons, one-pixel transparent images used to transmit information to a web server.

We use cookies and similar technologies for various purposes, including:

- Required cookies for site functionality and secure log-ins.
- Functional cookies for recording user activity and device information.
- Analytics cookies to understand user interactions and improve our Website.
- Marketing and advertising cookies to identify and store user actions for targeted advertising.

Third-Party Links and Use


Our Website may contain links to third-party websites, each with its own privacy policies. We do not assume responsibility for the policies or practices of third-party websites, as we have no control over them. We are not responsible for the privacy or security practices of

 any third party, including third parties to whom we may disclose your personal information in accordance with this policy or applicable laws.

Children's Privacy


We do not intentionally collect personal information from individuals under the age of 16. Our Website is not intended for use by individuals under 16. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under 16 without parental consent, we will delete that information promptly. If you believe we have collected information from a child under 16, please contact us.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


We do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals residing in the European Union. If you believe we have collected or processed personal information about individuals residing in the European Union, please contact us immediately at [Your Contact Email].

For any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at explorepeachtree@gmail.com.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on September 27, 2023.

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