Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://ltcillinois.org.

We help teachers, IT staff, librarians, and administrators become comfortable with the technology that will engage and delight students. Empowering educators to make technology their ally in the classroom. The Learning Technology Center is a program of the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).


At the learning technology center, we help PK-12 school districts to: 

  • Plan with funding resources, cooperative purchasing, technology coaching, and comprehensive professional development. 
  • Adopt technology with device support, webinars, intensive educational programs, tailored to the needs of your district.  
  • Evaluate new technology and how it might improve outcomes in the classroom and networking with like-minded professionals.  

We provide services to support our districts with technical support, guidance, and resource identification on the topics of:

  • IT processes
  • IT management 
  • STEAM learning
  • Broadband connectivity
  • Data security
  • Cybersecurity
  • Online student safety

Any personal information you provide to us, including and similar to your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of our organization except as noted below.

Government and Legal Disclosures

We may disclose the personal information we collect through this Site when we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law (or court order or subpoena); to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to enforce our Terms and Conditions or other agreements that govern your use of this Site; or to protect the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, or others.

External Sites

We are not responsible for the content of external internet sites. You are advised to read the privacy policy of external sites before disclosing any personal information.

Remember The Risks Whenever You Use The Internet

While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us, and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. In addition, other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through our site have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions. Please contact those vendors and others directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.  For any other information, please contact us at support@ltcillinois.org

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

A “cookie” is a small data text file that is placed in your browser and allows us to recognize you each time you visit this site (personalization, etc.). Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information, and we do not use cookies to collect personal information. Cookies may also be used by 3rd party content providers such as news-feed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site 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 other website.

These 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.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Email Marketing and Subscription Management

If you would like to opt out of email marketing you may do so here: Opt-Out

You may opt back in at any time. To manage your subscription preferences you may do so here: Manage subscription preferences

If you would like to request your data be deleted, contact us here: Delete my Data