The purpose of this page is to provide an understanding of privacy policies and practices used by Penn Manor School District websites and mobile apps.

Non-personal Identification Information

We may collect non-personal identification information about visitors whenever they interact with our websites. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer, and technical information about visitor connections, such as the operating system, type of device, and other similar information.

Personal Identification Information

We may collect personal identification information from website visitors in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, viewing our website, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our websites. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. We will collect personal identification information from visitors only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website related activities.

Web Browser Cookies

Our websites may use “cookies” to enhance the visitor experience. Web browsers place cookies on visitors computers for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Visitors may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the website may not function properly.

Website Tools and Services

Penn Manor School District uses the following software for school and classroom websites, and the district mobile application. Please note, this list is subject to change as services are added, changed, or updated.

WordPress – Open source software to build websites
AppPresser – To create mobile apps from district websites
Google Analytics – To understand visitor traffic and improve site performance

Embedded Content from External Websites

We may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the external website.

External websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Notices and Disclosures

Numerous federal and state laws require school districts to provide students, parents, and/or the public with notices. These include:

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Open Records – Right to Know
Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment

Penn Manor invites parents and guardians of students to review these and other polices on the district annual notices site. Please contact your child’s principal with any questions or concerns about the information contained in these notices. You may also contact the Office of the Superintendent at 717-872-9500, ext. 2223 with questions or concerns. To review all board polices please visit our board docs page.