Privacy Policy

Revision 1.1, July 12, 2017

The Saddleback Valley Unified Saddleback Valley Unified School District recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. We provide this Privacy Statement to help you understand what we may do with any personal information that we obtain from you. By providing your personal information to us, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Statement, and agree that we may collect, use, and disclose your personal information as described herein. If you do not agree to this statement, please do not provide your personal information to us via this web site.

Information You Provide to Us

To communicate effectively with visitors to our web site, we may ask you for personally-identifiable information that can include, by way of illustration, your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, or graduation date. It is your choice to provide us with this personal information; we will only collect personal information that you provide. The Saddleback Valley Unified School District will never sell or trade personally-identifiable information you provide to us through this web site to other colleges, universities, organizations, or businesses unless we have your consent to share the information, or we are sharing such information in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process.

Information Gathered Automatically

When you visit our site, some information such as your Internet network address, Internet service provider, operating system, web browser version, site from which you arrived, and the time and date of your visit may be collected automatically as part of normal site operation. This information is not personally identifiable, and we do not link this information to any personally identifiable information you submit while using our site. This information is used solely to track web browsing patterns to better understand how our site is being used, and when necessary, to troubleshoot problems with the site.


A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer for record-keeping purposes. Session cookies expire and are removed from your hard drive when you close your web browser. Persistent cookies remain on your hard drive for extended periods of time. We use both session and persistent cookies on this site. The use of cookies helps us to assist your use of certain aspects of the site, and also helps us evaluate usage patterns so that we can improve site content and organization. We do not link the information we store in persistent cookies to any personally-identifiable information you submit while using our site.
You can delete persistent cookies by following the directions provided with your web browser. You may also set your web browser to reject cookies from our site. If you choose to do this, you may still use our site, but you may not be able to access the full functionality of some sections of the site. To obtain more information about how to manage cookies visit

Google Analytics

Some sections of our web site use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyze how people use our sites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the web site includes your Internet network address. This information will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the web site, compiling reports on web site activity for our web site administrators, and providing other services relating to web site activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your network address with any other data held by Google. To disable Google Analytics’ tracking of your usage of our site, you may disable cookies in your browser; however please note that by doing so you may not be able to use the full functionality of this web site. By using this web site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. To learn more, visit the Google Analytics Privacy Overview and Google’s privacy policy.

Co-Branded Sites

The Saddleback Valley Unified School District works with a variety of business partners to collect and manage information from prospective students and employees and provide services to students, staff, and alumni. As part of the services they provide, these companies operate web sites on behalf of The Saddleback Valley Unified School District and may display The Saddleback Valley Unified School District’s name, logos, and other information to identify themselves as Saddleback Valley Unified School District-affiliated web sites. These sites, because they are not owned or controlled by The Saddleback Valley Unified School District, are not governed by this Privacy Statement.
We have provided links to the privacy statements of many of the business partners with whom we work to collect information and provide services below. If you have questions about a company not listed below, please see the “Contact Us” section at the bottom of this web page.

  • This is the privacy statement for
    Aeries, which we use as the district-wide Student Information System solution:
  • This is the terms of use agreement for Beyond SST, which we use for student success and intervention planning:
  • This is the privacy policy of Discovery Education, which we used as an online resource tool for teachers, students, and parents:
  • This is the terms of use agreement for Encyclopedia Britannica, which we use as online research/resource tool for students:
  • This is the privacy policy for Follett, provider of the Destiny Library Catalog, which we use as an online resource and text book replacement solution:
  • This is the privacy and security information policy for Google for Education, which we use as an online resource for teachers and students to encourage learning and collaboration:
  • This is the privacy policy for Illuminate Education, which we use for data and assessment:
  • This is the privacy policy of Khan Academy, which we used as an online resource tool for teachers, students, and parents:
  • This is the privacy policy for McGraw Hill Education, provider of the connectED software solution, which we use for various Math-based learning platforms:
  • This is the privacy policy for PowerSchool, which we use to house our teacher websites as well as any non-public facing websites used by the district.

Links to Other Sites

This web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by The Saddleback Valley Unified School District. Please be aware that The Saddleback Valley Unified School District is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each web site to which you provide personally-identifiable information. This Privacy Statement applies only to information collected by this web site.

Use of This Site by Children

The Saddleback Valley Unified School District offers programs for children at certain times of the year, and provides information about those programs on this site. However, this site is not designed for or intended for use by children and we request that such individuals do not submit personally-identifiable information to this site.


We follow generally accepted industry practices to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially reasonable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this privacy statement, we will update the revision number and date at the top of this web page, and describe the changes below.

Revision History

Revision Date Description of Changes
1.1 07/12/2017 Updated Co-Branded Sites links