Newport News Public Schools TV and the Telecommunications Center

Even though this is not a commercial website, we comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") and do not knowingly collect any information from children under 13.

Here is how we handle information about your visit to our website(s):

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

The NNPS-TV website uses a third-party service for tracking and reporting visits to our site in order to understand our web traffic. The information collected about your visit to our website is not used to personally identify you. We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. The following specific and summary items may be collected:

  • The IP address from which you access our website (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are using the World Wide Web).
  • The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a university's domain).
  • The type of browser and operating system you use to access our site -- for example, Internet Explorer on Windows or Safari on Mac..
  • The dates and times you access our site.
  • The pages on our website you visit, including their size.
  • If you followed a link from a previous website to our website, the URL of that referring website.
  • Any errors you may encounter while using our website.

We use a third-party service provider for web analytics (Google). Please review the Google Privacy Statement.

If You Choose to Send Us Personal Information

If you choose to provide us with personal information, for example, by sending us e-mail, we use that information to respond to your message. We do not create individual profiles or mailing lists with the information provided. No information, including your e-mail address, will be sold or distributed to any other organization without explicit, advance permission.

In the event of illegal or unlawful practices, the specific and summary information may be shared with duly authorized law enforcement agents.

Links to Other Sites

Our website has links to other government and private websites. Once you leave our website, information about you is subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Keeping Children Safe Online

Children should be sure to ask their parents for permission before they send any information about themselves (name, address, e-mail address, etc.) to us or anyone else over the Internet. We encourage parents to get involved with their children's online usage and to be aware of activities in which they are participating.