Kornukopia’s Web Privacy Policy and Important Notices

Thank you for visiting Kornukopia and reviewing our policy notices. We have integrated these statements into a single posting for ease of use.

This notice provides Kornukopia’s policy regarding the nature, purpose, use and sharing of any information collected via this Web site. The information you provide on a KORNUKOPIA Web site will be used only for its intended purpose. We will protect your information consistent with the principles of the Privacy Act, the e-Government act of 2002, the Federal Records Act, Famly Education Rights and Privacy Act and as applicable, the Freedom of Information Act.

Submitting information is strictly voluntary. By doing so, you are providing information in most cases to the school that you attend or by any of nature a relationship with the school either through an attending student, being a past student, having a guardianship relationship of any sort with a student or as an employee or contract of the school, you are providing in most cases that data to the school and in some minor cases Kornukopia your permission to use the information for the intended purpose. If you do not want to give Kornukopia permission to use your information, simply do not provide it. However, not providing certain information may result in Kornukopia’s inability to provide you with the information or services you desire.

There are several types of information we collect. These include:

  1. We collect data by providing a software as a service solution to the school. We consider that data to be the property of the school and we in no way will provide that data to any third party without the express written permission and direction of the school and the express written permission of the specific user.
  2. Automatically Collected Information
  3. Information Collected for Tracking and Customization(Cookies)
  4. Personal Information
  5. Information from Children
  6. Information maintained within Privacy Act Systems of Records

Kornukopia will only share your information with another government agency if it is required  otherwise by law. We may share information with private organizations as part of a service that provides Kornukopia.com users with increased capabilities or functionality on the site. This information will always be provided at a minimum  KORNUKOPIA never creates individual profiles.

Automatically Collected Information

This website uses Google Analytics Premium. Please refer to the following policies on Google’s website for more information:

We collect and temporarily store certain technical information about your visit for use in site management and security purposes. This information includes:

  1. The Internet domain from which you access our Web site (for example, “xcompany.com” if you use a private Internet access account, or “yourschool.edu” if you connect from an educational domain);
  2. The IP address (a unique number for each computer connected to the Internet) from which you access our Web site;
  3. The type of browser (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer) used to access our site;
  4. The operating system (Windows, Mac) used to access our site;
  5. The date and time you access our site;
  6. The URLs of the pages you visit;
  7. Your username, if it was used to log in to the Web site; and
  8. If you visited this KORNUKOPIA Web site from another Web site, the URL of the forwarding site.
  9. Anonymous summary demographic information about our visitors such as gender, age range, and areas of interest for adults over the age of 18. We do this by using Google Demographic and Interests reports. When you visit a website that has partnered with the Google Display Network, Google stores a number in your browser using a persistent cookie to remember your visits. This number uniquely identifies a web browser, not a specific person. Browsers may be associated with a demographic category, such as gender or age range, based on the sites that were visited. This demographic information is used to help us better understand our visitors’ interests and needs to more effectively develop content to serve you.

This information is only used to help us make our site more useful for you. With this data we learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use.

Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are retained temporarily as required for security and site management purposes only.

Information Collected for Tracking and Customization (Cookies)

A cookie is a small file that a Web site transfers to your computer to allow it to remember specific information about your session while you are connected. Your computer will only share the information in the cookie with the Web site that provided it, and no other Web site can request it. There are two types of cookies, session and persistent. Session cookies last only as long as your Web browser is open. Once you close your browser, the cookie disappears. Persistent cookies store information on your computer for longer periods of time.

Kornukopia Web sites may use session cookies for technical purposes such as to enable better navigation through the site, or to allow you to customize your preferences for interacting with the site. A few KORNUKOPIA Web sites may also make use of persistent cookies to remember you between visits so, for example, you can save your customized preference settings for future visits. Each KORNUKOPIA site using persistent cookies identifies itself as doing so. If you do not wish to have session or persistent cookies stored on your machine, you can turn them off in your browser. However, this may affect the functioning of some KORNUKOPIA Web sites.

Providing Information to Third Parties

Kornukopia may be asked to share information with private organizations as part of a service or integration services that school opts to participate in, to provide  Kornukopia users with increased systems, capabilities or functionality on the site. In every case, your school is making the decision to share usually very basic user information between Kornukopia and a third party service.

Personal Information

If you choose to provide us with personal information, through such methods as completing a form or sending us an email, we will use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information or services you have requested.

Remember that email isn’t necessarily secure. You should never send sensitive or personal information like your Social Security number in an email. Use postal mail or secure Web sites instead.

Some of our public non-system application Web sites ask visitors who request specific information to fill out a registration form. For example, vendors looking for marketing opportunities by visiting our KORNUKOPIA Acquisition Internet Service site may be asked to register to obtain email notices of business opportunities. Other information collected at Web sites through questionnaires, feedback forms, or other means, enables us to determine visitors’ interests, with the goal of providing better service to our customers.


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) guarantees that the academic records for students over 18 years old cannot be discussed with anyone except the student or authorized  High school and University personnel. However, certain information classified as “Directory Information” is available for public consumption unless the student specifically directs that it be withheld. Public Directory Information as defined by the act includes: Student’s name, addresses (campus, home, e-mail), telephone listings, photograph, date and place of birth, major field of study, class year, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, enrollment status (e.g., undergraduate or graduate; full-time, half-time, part-time), degrees, honors, and awards received, and the most recent previous educational institution attended.

Kornukopia provides software and the storage and management of student data but does not share or own any school or student data. The information that is protected by FERPA is the property of the school that is using Kornukopia. Kornukopia never shares application collected information, this is the property and function of the school.

Interaction with Children

Kornukopia provides software and the storage and management of student data but does not share or own any school or student data. The information that is protected by FERPA is the property of the school that is using Kornukopia. Kornukopia never shares application collected information, this is the property and function of the school.

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) governs information gathering online from or about children under the age of 13. A school must get certifiable consent from a child’s parent or guardian is required before collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from a child under the age of 13.

We collect no information about you or your child, other than that detailed in the previous section, when you visit our web site unless you choose to provide information to us

There are several exceptions that permit collection of a child’s email address without receiving parental consent in advance:

  • To provide the parents with notice and to seek consent for communications with the child. Note: this may require collection of the parent’s email address as well.
  • To respond to a one time request from a child.
  • To respond more than once to a child’s request; i.e., subscription to a newsletter. However, parental consent is required prior to the second communication.
  • To protect the safety of a child who is participating on the site; i.e., in a chat room.
  • To protect the site or to respond to law enforcement; i.e., in the case of a Web site compromise.

Personal information about children under 13 years of age may be needed to respond to his/her communication to us, such as to receive a poster or to acquire information for a school project. Personal information about your child is the property of the education institute and not Kornukopia. On rare occasions, it may be determined that a communication from a child under 13 years old should be maintained for historical purposes. Should such an occasion occur, Kornukopia will obtain the necessary consent from the child’s parent.

Finally, we provide many on-line tools and services in support of Kornukopia’s mission.Schools by there very nature store information on a child under 13 years old. The school is solely responsible for it’s own data.

Web Site Security Notice

For site security purposes and to ensure that this Web service remains available to all users, this Government computer system employs software programs that monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information,. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to appropriate law enforcement officials.

Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on Kornukopia servers are strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law, including under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996.

Accessibility Statement

The Kornukopia is committed to making all of our Agency programs and services, including electronic and information technology, accessible to everyone. To ensure that we meet or exceed the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the 1998 Amendment to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, we continually review our programs and services, including electronic and information technology, in order to remove accessibility problems for people with disabilities.

If you have a problem accessing any Kornukopia program or if you have questions about our accessibility policy, please contact us by email at support@kornukopia.com

Linking Policy and Disclaimer of Endorsement

Kornukopia links to many Web sites created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. Kornukopia provides links to these sites as a service to our users. The presence of a link is not a Kornukopia endorsement of the site.

When users follow a link to an outside Web site, they are leaving Kornukopia and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside Web site(s). Kornukopia is not responsible for the information collection practices of non-KornukopiaA sites.