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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We do not collect any personal information unless you voluntarily provide it by sending us an email, participating in a survey, or completing an online or printed form. Personal information submitted will not be transferred to any non-affiliated third parties unless otherwise stated at the time of collection. When a user submits personally identifiable information, it is used only for the purpose stated at the time of collection.


Where consent for the use and disclosure of personal information is required, the School will seek consent from the appropriate person. In the case of a student’s personal information, the School will seek the consent from the student and/or parent depending on the circumstances in accordance with the School’s policies and the student’s maturity to understand the consequences of the proposed use and disclosure.


A cookie is a small text file stored by your browser that allows a website to “remember” your preferences, such as calendar settings and bookmarks on the site from visit to visit, or to maintain your “logged in” status when visiting password-protected areas. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on web users’ browsing history. Use of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Web browsers have settings allowing you to reject cookies, selectively accept cookies, or delete cookies previously accepted. Visit Google’s Ad Settings to opt out of the search engine’s use of cookies. Please be aware that rejecting or deleting cookies from our website may make certain functions unavailable to you until entering your password, such as the parent and alumni directory.

Data collection and use

The Haverford School uses website statistic tools such as Google Analytics to analyze trends in how our website is accessed and utilized. Information monitored includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, geographic location (country, city), browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, time spent on pages, and keywords used to find our site via search engines.

We may also use Google AdWords tools to serve Haverford School ads on other websites visited by users, and to identify prospective families with Internet browsing habits similar to these users.

All of this information is anonymous and cannot be linked to individual users. We may use it to determine the effectiveness of online advertising, identify high- or low-use areas of the site, pinpoint problem areas of the site, analyze broad demographic trends regarding our visitors, and make decisions about how to make it easier for people to find and navigate our website.


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of other websites that collect personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by


This website takes every precaution to protect our users' personal information. Whenever users submit personal information (such as contact info or credit card info) via online forms, registration, or online purchases, upon submission that information is encrypted via the highest level of SSL (Secured Sockets Layer) available. Servers that store personally identifiable information are in a secure environment. Credit card numbers are not permanently stored on our website servers.


Posts to teacher pages, comments on The Haverford School blog, and Alumni Class Notes are not in a password protected area and are thus viewable by the general public. The School disclaims any responsibility for any subsequent use by a third party website of an email address or any other personally identifiable information that has been posted by any user on The Haverford School website. Please be aware of this when posting personal information.

The Haverford School uses Google Apps for Education (GAFE) to learn, communicate and work together in an efficient and collaborative environment. Please visit the Google for Education for information about Google's privacy and security policies for students. Additionally, you may wish to visit the Family Safety Center for guidance and tips on keeping families safe online.

Access and accuracy

The School aims to keep your personally identifiable information as accurate as possible. As a member of our community, you have the opportunity to remove, update, and/or change your information at any time. Simply contact us at with your request.

Nondiscriminatory Policy

The Haverford School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.