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Privacy Policy

Moline-Coal Valley CUSD 40 Website Privacy Statement


The Moline-Coal Valley School District is committed to protecting your privacy and providing a safe online experience. This privacy statement applies to the District website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Moline-Coal Valley School District (“District”)  website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


Use of Personal Information

The District collects no personal information about you unless you voluntarily participate in an activity that asks for information.  Examples include filling out a web form, registering for an event or participating in a survey.   If you choose not to participate in these activities, your choice will in no way affect your ability to use any other feature of the District’s websites or your ability to access the services of the District. 

This privacy statement does not apply to information collected, used, or disclosed in any other way, including, for example, information collected offline or by third parties that may be accessible from or link to the Site.

Public records requests, access to education records, and collection and maintenance of student information by other means are governed by state and federal laws, including, but not limited to, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”), Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (“PPRA”), and applicable state of Illinois laws.  Read more about FERPA by clicking this link


Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties:

The District does not rent or sell personal information that you choose to provide to us nor does the District disclose credit card or other personal financial information to third parties other than as necessary to complete a credit card or other financial transaction or as required by law. The District does engage certain third parties to perform functions and provide services, including, without limitation, hosting and maintenance, customer relationship, database storage and management, payment transaction and direct marketing campaigns. We will share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform the functions and provide the services, and only pursuant to binding contractual obligations requiring such third parties to maintain the privacy and security of your data.


Use of “Cookies”

The District reserves the right to use "cookies" on its websites. A cookie is a small text file stored by your browser that allows the website to “remember” your preferences such as calendar settings and site bookmarks on the site from visit to visit, or to maintain your “logged in” status when visiting protected areas.

Web browsers have settings allowing you to reject cookies, or selectively accept cookies, or delete cookies previously accepted. Please be aware that rejecting or deleting cookies from our website may make certain functions unavailable to you.

Information gathered is obtained for the purpose of improving our website services.

The District measures how our web users interact with our district and school websites with Google Analytics. We use this tool to help us better understand how our users navigate our sites and how we can improve our services to meet our users' needs. You can read more about Google Analytics on the Google Developers' cookie usage webpage by clicking this link.


Third Party Analytics Providers

The District uses third parties to help us operate and improve our website. In doing so, we may share with these third parties and they may collect from you non-personally identifiable information about your use of the website. These third party providers may also use cookies. For example, we use third party analytics providers, such as Google Analytics and Finalsite, to provide us with general demographic and interest-level information about our users and to help create a better user experience. We do not control information collected by third parties and are not responsible for their use of that information.


Links to Other Websites

The District is not responsible for the practices or policies of the websites linked to or from the website, including without limitation their privacy practices or policies. If you elect to use a link that accesses another party’s website, you will be subject to that website’s practices and policies.


Changes to this Privacy Policy

The District reserves the right to update and change privacy procedures at any time. Any changes to this statement will be posted in our Privacy Statement webpage to reflect the date of modification.