Privacy Policy

Last updated: July 2020

Thank you for visiting the Transition Tennessee website. Your privacy is very important to us.

Transition Tennessee operates https://www.transitiontn.org (the “Site”). Transition Tennessee is an affiliate of Vanderbilt University and is funded through state grants from the Tennessee Department of Education and the Tennessee Department of Human Services. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of information we receive from users of the Site.

We gather information so we can improve the content of our website. Your information may also be used when reporting quiz scores or website usage back to the school district you are affiliated with. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. This information will not be shared with or sold to third party vendors.

Information Collection and Use

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name. Information will not be shared with or sold to third party vendors. Your account information will be stored indefinitely. You may erase your data permanently by deleting your account on your profile page.

Users of the Educator Portal:

If you are an educator or other school staff within a TN school district, we reserve the right to send quiz scores and website usage information to the school district you are affiliated with, and/or to the Tennessee Department of Education. We will not share all quiz attempts of a user, only the highest score obtained for a quiz.

Users of the Provider Portal:

If you are a Pre-ETS provider in a TN region or TN school district(s), we will not share individual quiz scores or website usage information to your supervisor. Only aggregate data will be shared with your supervisor and/or the Tennessee Department of Human Services.

Users of the Student Portal:

If you are an instructor, we will not share identifiable user data with any third parties. If you are a student, we do not ask you to register for this website and no personal or identifying information will be stored. Only aggregate data will be collected for quality improvement and reporting purposes.

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site to improve the content of our site.

This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze website activity. The collection of this information is to improve the functionality of our website and to track usage of resources. Tracking website usage helps us create helpful resources for all Site users.

Note that your browser may allow you to submit a “Do Not Track” signal to websites that you visit. There is no industry consensus as to what “Do Not Track” means in this context. Like many websites, Transitiontn.org does not currently alter its practices upon receipt of a “Do Not Track” signal.

Vimeo

The Site uses Vimeo for video hosting which collects data on user activity. This information includes your IP address, your browser type and language, access times, the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from Vimeo and the referring website address (i.e. transitiontn.org). Note, if Site users are logged in to Vimeo in their web browser, Vimeo may collect additional information and associate this information with the user’s account.

For more information on how user data is collected and used, please refer to the Vimeo Privacy Policy at https://vimeo.com/privacy.

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our plugin. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Cookies

The Site uses cookies, small text files downloaded by your browser to help identify and remember you. Cookies are used to keep you logged in to the site and blocking cookies may disrupt your user experience. Login cookies last for two days. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. In addition, third party services may use cookies for tracking and analytic purposes.

For information on how to disable cookies please visit the support section of your web browser’s website.

Communications

We may use your information to contact you with newsletters, surveys, conference information, local events and other information related to Transition, Special Education, Education, TN Education Law, Pre-Employment Transition Services, Vocational Rehabilitation, and more. Users of the Site may opt out of receiving these emails at any time.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of July 2020 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time. You should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Site after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@transitiontn.org.