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Privacy Policy

The STMA School District values the privacy of its students, families, and staff while complying with all applicable state and federal disclosure laws. The purpose of our website is to share basic information and promote greater transparency.  

STMA Schools Does Not Share Personally Identifiable Information Collected Through the Website

We do not collect any personal information through this website unless the individual voluntarily provides the communication or information in the form of a submission, e-mail, or by completing a requested form. Any personal information submitted to the website will not be transferred or shared with any non-affiliated third parties without express notice as stated at the time of collection.  

Enabling cookies to access website functions is voluntary

A cookie is a small text file stored by your browser that allows the website to capture your preferences (such as calendar settings and site bookmarks) on the site or to maintain your “logged in” status when visiting protected areas. Usage of a “cookie” is not linked to any personally identifiable information. 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

Use of logging data

Similar to other standard website servers the school district may use website statistic packages such as Google Analytics to analyze trends in how our website is being utilized. Information monitored includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, geographic location of visitors (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. This information cannot be directly linked to individual users. The STMA School District may use it to identify high-use or low-use areas of the site, pinpoint problem areas of the site, analyze broad demographic trends in our visitors, and make decisions about how to make it easier for people to find and navigate our website.

STMA School District is not responsible for the content on linked websites

This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that the STMA School District is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Non-Secured Communications

Posts to discussion forums, discussion boards, comments to blogs, and Alumni Class Notes may be viewable by other users or the general public. At this time, the STMA School District generally limits this type of communication or discussion.  

District Policies

The district website and all content posted therein must be compliant with district policies and applicable laws. School districts are subject to student and personnel data privacy laws that may limit the disclosure of information. These policies include, but are not limited to, Policies 406 and 515. Other policies not expressly cited here may also be applicable.  

Contact Information

If users have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact Douglas Birk, Director of Administrative Services at 11343 50th Street, Albertville, MN  55301