Privacy Policy 

Last Updated: February 2021

The Excellence in Learning Community Co-op (the "ELCC" or "Co-op") will not sell, rent, or otherwise make your personal information available to other people or organizations without your permission, except as may be required by law, and except in conjunction with the sale or transfer of the Co-op and its assets. In the event that the Co-op or substantially all of its assets are acquired, member information will be transferred.

What Information Is Collected?

The term "personally identifiable information" means any information that may be used to identify you, including, but not limited to, your name, address, email address, Internet Protocol address, phone number, billing information, or other contact information. We collect information from you when you join and if you participate in a group purchase that is managed by the Co-op. Below are the specific details on what, where, when, and why this information is collected and how it is used. 


You provide your user name and email address when you join the Co-op Facebook page. We do not share this information with any third parties.  If you complete a registration form on the Co-op website for events, field trips, membership, or classes offered by the Co-op, the Co-op will maintain that information on secure servers on your behalf in order to fulfill the orders, provide customer service, and maintain a history of your transactions viewable, by you, under the "Claim/Manage my account" button on the  "Registration" page.  All electronic informaion is encrypted and not accessible without SSL and password protection.   Physical records of co-op, including emergency medical forms, waivers, and other related items, are stored in a locked cabinet in a locked office (always behind 2 locks) and limited personel have access to these records on an as needed basis. 


Cookies are small text files stored by your browser on your computer when you visit a website. We use cookies to improve our website and make it easier to use. Cookies permit us to recognize you and avoid repetitive requests for the same information. Most browsers will accept cookies until you change your browser settings to refuse them. You may change your browser's settings to refuse our cookies. However, if you do so, you may not be able to access certain Co-op services. 

Use of Third Parties

We may retain the service of outside third parties to perform services on our behalf (for example, to help provide technical support services or deliver new services). We disclose necessary personally identifiable information about you to our third parties so they may provide these specific services for us. We require our third parties to keep this information confidential and to only use the information on our behalf. 

Email and Text Message Communications

Periodically, we may send an email or text message to you if you have indicated a preference to receive news, updates, special offers, and other information relating to our services. You may unsubscribe from these at any time by replying "unsubscribe."

Updating Your Information

If you desire to change or modify any of the information that you have previously provided to us, you may do so by emailing We honor your right to privacy and will comply with all requests to remove your personal data from our systems. 


Our services are include services for persons under 16 years of age with parental permission and supervision. If you are under the age of 16, you may not access or use our services (Facebook pages, online content, Google classrooms, or in person events)  except with the permission and supervision of your parents or legal guardian. By using our service you represent and warrant to us that you are 16 years of age or older, or have the permission and supervision of your parents or legal guardian. 

Links to Third Party Web Sites

Our site may contain links to other websites and software. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these websites or software. Please visit the privacy policies of these third party sites to understand their privacy and information collection practices. 

Material Ownership

Any photos, videos, classroom work, teacher lesson plans, or other items uploaded into ELCC any content areas (Facebook, Instagram, Website, Registration, Google Classroom, Email, and Google Drive to name a few) become the property of ELCC and can be used in publications with or without notification. 

No Error-Free Performance

We do not guarantee error-free performance under this Privacy Policy. We may not always catch an unintended privacy issue, despite our efforts to do so. Accordingly, we welcome your feedback regarding any privacy concerns that you may have, including how we can improve our service generally. We will use reasonable efforts to comply with this Privacy Policy and will take prompt corrective action when we learn of any failure to comply with it. We will not be liable for any damages, including incidental, consequential, or punitive damages, relating to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.