Effective Date:October 27, 2020
- GENERAL RULES
- The Site is intended for persons 18 or older. By accessing or using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are 18 or older.
- COX CAMPUS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
All content included on this Site (Cox Campus Content) is the property of Cox Campus, the Rollins Center, the Atlanta Speech School, and their licensors, and is protected by U.S. copyright laws. The Cox Campus Content includes all trademarks, service marks, designs, graphics, text, logos, audio, videos, compilations of data, software, and the selection and arrangement of material on the Site. You may not use, copy, reproduce, scrape, reverse engineer, sell, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or modify any of the Cox Campus Content in any way without our prior written permission.
Cox Campus Content is made available solely for your personal, non-commercial use in connection with the services provided on the Site. No right, title or interest in Cox Campus Content or any other materials or software is transferred to you as a result of this Agreement or your use of any of the services provided on the Site. You may not download, reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of Cox Campus Content, the Site or any related software, nor may you employ any bots or other means to “screen scrape,” or otherwise extract or obtain the benefit of Content on the Site.
- PERMISSION TO USE THE SITE; LICENSE TO USE THE RESOURCES ON THE SITE
We grant you a limited, revocable license to electronically copy and print one hard copy of educational materials on the Site (“Materials”) for your personal and professional use, provided that your professional use is learning about literacy. Any other use of this Site and the Materials is prohibited, including, but not limited to, modification, distribution, republication, or sale of any of the content of this Site (including but not limited to Materials) without our prior written permission.
We also permit you to copy links to our resources on the Site for educational purposes. We permit and encourage you to add links to our resources to your collections on your CLIP (Community Learning for Impact & Improvement Platform) dashboard.
- DO NOT POST CONTENT THAT YOU DO NOT HAVE THE RIGHTS TO POST; COPYRIGHT LICENSES
Do not post any content, including photos, to the Site that you do not own or have all necessary rights and licenses to post. You represent, warrant, and covenant that all content that you post is either your own original material, or that you have the necessary rights and licenses to post it on the Site. If the content you post is not your own original creation, you must attribute it to the creator and copyright holder at the time of posting. When you post your own content, comments, or questions or other submissions on the Site, you grant to us an irrevocable, worldwide right and license to the copyrights in that submission.
- COMMUNITY GUIDELINES
The Cox Campus is a community. We hope you will take care to keep your interaction with others a positive experience for everyone. You agree to follow the Cox Campus Acceptable Use Policy at all times. We reserve the right, but have no obligation or liability for, monitoring any interactions among users of the Site. You may also submit a complaint or concern about another user to .
- DISCLAIMER; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; INDEMNIFICATION
- Unless expressly provided otherwise, we provide this Site and all of its content “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWABLE BY LAW. THIS INCLUDES THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. We do not warrant uninterrupted or error free use of this Site or its content or that the Site or its server are free of viruses or other harmful components. We make reasonable efforts to place accurate information on this Site. However, we assume no liability for any errors or omissions in the Site content. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain warranties. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimer may not apply to you and you may have additional rights.
- Under no circumstances shall we be liable for any damages (including direct, incidental, consequential, special, or punitive damages, or attorney’s fees) resulting from the use or inability to use this Site, or from any errors or omissions in the Site content, whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of these damages. This includes damages for negligence or gross negligence. Note that some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above limitation of liability may not apply to you and you may have additional rights.
- INTERNATIONAL USERS
The Site is controlled, operated and administered by the Rollins Center at the Atlanta Speech School from its offices within the United States. If you are using the Site from outside the United States, please be aware that certain interactive or enriched media features, products and services may not be available in every jurisdiction. We make no representation that content available through the Site is appropriate or available for use outside the United States and access to it from territories where the contents is illegal is prohibited. You may not use the Site or export the content in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. If you access the Site from a location outside the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.
Please contact us at to address any concerns you may have regarding the Site. The parties shall use their best efforts to settle any dispute, claim, question, or disagreement directly through good faith negotiations which shall be a condition to either party initiating a lawsuit or arbitration. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of and venue in the federal and state courts located in Atlanta, Georgia. You further agree to accept service of process by mail, and hereby waive any and all jurisdictional and venue defenses otherwise available.
- GENERAL PROVISIONS
- Governing Law. These Terms and the relationship between you and us shall be governed by the laws of the State of Georgia without regard to conflict of law provisions.
- Force Majeure. The failure of the Site to comply with any provision of these Terms due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, pandemic, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of the Site (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations) or other force majeure event will not be considered a breach of these Terms.
- Severability. If for any reason any provision of these Terms is found unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the parties as reflected in that provision, and the remainder of these Terms shall continue in full force and effect.
- No Waiver. Any failure of the Site to enforce or exercise any provision of these Terms or related right shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision.
- Section Titles. The section titles used in these Terms are purely for convenience and carry with them no legal or contractual effect.
- Entire Agreement. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding the Site and supersede all prior or contemporaneous understandings regarding such subject matter. No amendment to or modification of these Terms will be binding unless made in writing and signed by the Atlanta Speech School.
- Notice for California Users. Under California Civil Code Section 1789. 3, California web users are entitled to the following specific consumer rights notice: The Site is provided by the Rollins Center at the Atlanta Speech School located in Atlanta, Georgia. If you have a question or complaint regarding the Site, please contact us at . California residents may reach the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs in writing at 1625 N. Market Blvd., Suite S-202, Sacramento, California 95834, or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210 or Hearing Impaired at TDD (800) 326-2297 or TDD (916) 322-1700.
- Feedback. We welcome your feedback and suggestions about how to improve our Site. Submit feedback at . By submitting feedback, you grant us the right to use it for free.
- United States Copyright Claims. If you believe that your work has been copied on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement in the United States, please provide us the following information. Please be advised that to be effective, the Notice must include ALL of the following:
- a physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright that is allegedly infringed;
- a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site
- your address, telephone number, and email address and all other information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.Notices of claimed copyright infringement in the United States should be directed to:
Rollins Center for Language & Literacy
Atlanta Speech School
3160 Northside Parkway NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
By telephone: (404) 233-5332
- Canadian Copyright Claims. If you believe that your work has been copied on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement in Canada, please provide us the following information. Please be advised that to be effective, the notice must include ALL of the following:
- your name and address and any other particulars that enable communication with you;
- identification of the work or other subject-matter to which the claimed infringement relates;
- a statement of your interest or right with respect to the copyright in the work or other subject-matter;
- the location data for the electronic location to which the claimed infringement relates;
- specification of the infringement that is claimed; and
- specification of the date and time of the commission of the claimed infringement.
The notice may not contain any of the following:
- an offer to settle the claimed infringement, including by way of hyperlink, to such an offer; or
- a request or demand, made in relation to the claimed infringement, including by way of hyperlink, for payment or for personal information.
- Notices of claimed copyright infringement in Canada may be sent to the address set out in Section 9. j above.
- Cox Campus Acceptable Use Policy
We strive to make the Cox Campus a positive experience for everyone.
The following are examples of the kinds of content and/or use that is illegal or prohibited by Cox Campus. We reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in our sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation removing the offending content from the Site, suspending or terminating the account of such violators, and reporting you to the law enforcement authorities.
You agree to not use the Site to:
post, email or otherwise transmit any content, or encourage any action, that (i) is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, violent, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another‘s privacy, hateful racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; (ii) you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; (iii) poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person; (iv) is inaccurate or infringes any intellectual property or other proprietary rights or personal rights of any party; (v) constitutes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, commercial activities and/or sales, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” “contests,” “sweepstakes,” or any other form of solicitation; (vi) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or (vii) in our sole judgment, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying Cox Campus, or which may expose Cox Campus or its users to any harm or liability of any type;
further or promote any criminal activity or enterprise or provide instructional information about illegal activities;
impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information of other users by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unwelcome or harassing emails or other unwelcome or harassing communications;
interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site;
violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, or any regulations having the force of law; or
obtain or attempt to access or otherwise obtain any materials or information through the Site using deceptive or fraudulent means.
October 27, 2020
- Who We Are
The Cox Campus is a free online learning experience – including video courses, communities of practice and resources – with the singular goal of eradicating illiteracy. The Cox Campus is a virtual community for teachers, social services, community groups, healthcare providers, and parents. The Cox Campus is a philanthropic project of the James M. Cox Foundation.
The Atlanta Speech School is recognized as the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy. On campus, its three preschools and elementary school for children with dyslexia are grounded in brain science and focus on teaching the whole child. The School’s Rollins Center for Language and Literacy takes what is practiced on campus and brings it to all adults through the Cox Campus. The Atlanta Speech School is a 501(c) entity.
What is Personal Information
‘Personal Information’ means any information relating to you from which you can be identified, directly or indirectly, including your name, email address, geo-location, and online identifier such as your IP address or device ID.
Information We Collect
When you visit our Site we will learn certain information about you. We collect some Personal Information automatically, and other Personal Information we request from you directly.
Information Provided Voluntarily
You may be asked to provide Personal Information including your name, address, and email address when you register on our Site. Phone number is optional. You can use some of our resources without registering, but if you are a teacher and are using our resources to obtain teacher training certifications, we need this information to send you completion certificates. We also require that you create an account before using some resources, because our funding depends on understanding who is using our resources.
- Personal Information.
Information Collected Automatically When You Use Our Site.
- Activity Info (Log Data). Information may be collected based on your use of our Site, which generally includes information about your computer hardware and software, such as: Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses; operating systems; browser types; device types; URLs, access dates and times; Site pages that you visit; referring website information; universally unique identifiers (“UUID”); advertising identifier (“IDFA”); carrier and country location; hardware and processor information; network type; and other related data.
- Third-Party Cookies for Retargeting and Behavioral Advertising. Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites, for the purpose of displaying ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for website publishers and third party advertisers.
- Single sign-on for Cox Campus and Community Learning for Impact & Improvement Platform (“CLIP”) Cox Campus has partnered with CLIP to make more people aware of our resources. To facilitate the use of our resources by CLIP members, we allow CLIP members to access the Cox Campus through CLIP. CLIP members can create a Cox Campus account, or access their Cox Campus account, by clicking a button on the CLIP webpage. CLIP does not have access to your Cox Campus username and password.
- Information Provided Voluntarily
How to Access Your Personal Information
If you have voluntarily provided Personal Information, such as when you register to create an account, you may access, review and make changes to it via instructions found on our Site or by emailing us at . To manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications, you may unsubscribe by clicking the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any communication from us. We will try to accommodate any requests related to the management of Personal Information in a timely manner. However, it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our databases (for example, if we have a legal obligation to keep it for certain timeframes).
How We Use and Share Personal Information
We use the collected Personal Information to:
- present you with information through our Site;
- maintain and improve our Site;
- respond to your requests and provide customer service, including responding to any problems that may arise, such as difficulties in navigating our Site or accessing certain features;
- solicit your feedback;
- improve our services or offerings.
We share your Personal Information
When a CLIP member creates a Cox Campus account, they automatically provide approval for Cox Campus to confirm to CLIP that the individual person has a Cox Campus account.
In the event of the sale or transfer of our organization to a third-party buyer, including in the event of bankruptcy or liquidation, we may, as necessary, share your data with the buyer or transferee.
Under certain circumstances, we may be obligated or compelled to disclose the Information: when required by law, court order or government agency, or when disclosing such Information is reasonably required to protect Cox Campus, its resources, its facilitators, the Site, or the safety of visitors or others.
We may also share Personal Information collected with, affiliates, agents, current or prospective sponsors, and third-party businesses or service providers participating in administering our programs or services, and to those providing business functions such as technical support, customer service, marketing assistance, etc. These businesses will only have access to information as necessary to perform their functions and to the extent permitted by law.
- We use the collected Personal Information to:
- Essential Cookies. Essential cookies make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. We use Google Tag Manager on our Site to manage tags on our Site. It is not really a cookie, but it is essential to the functioning of our Site and cannot be opted out of. We use other cookies controlled by us to identify trusted web traffic and preserve your session across page requests.
- Analytics Cookies. Analytics cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with their website by collecting and reporting information anonymously. Google Analytics is one of the vendors we use to do this. You can opt-out Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plug-in from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. To opt out of other analytics cookies, go to https://www.aboutads.info/choices.
- Social. Facebook Connect is a single sign-on application which allows users to interact on other websites, including our Site, through their Facebook account. Go to https://www.aboutads.info/choices to opt out of the Facebook Connect cookie.
- Advertising Cookies. As explained above, marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites, for the purpose of displaying ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for website publishers and third party advertisers.
- Behavioral Advertising. When trackers are used to monitor your traffic across websites in order to discern your interests for the purpose of showing you ads from companies other than the website owners, this is behavioral advertising. We allow two different service providers to track you when you visit our Site for the purpose of understanding your interests, so that they can show you ads for other companies on other websites. Google: We may use Google AdWords, which provides certain amounts of the information collected on our Site to the AdWords advertising network. To opt out of Google AdWords, visit https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en We also use Google Doubleclick, which facilitates behavioral advertising. See the instructions above regarding opting out of Google behavioral advertising.
- Please note that if you opt out of any of these trackers, you may not enjoy the full functionality of our Site.
You have the ability to manage your cookie settings on your devices. For example, you can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you disable cookies, however, it may interfere with the functionality of our Site and you may not be able to use all of the Site’ features. Details on how you can control and delete these cookies through your browser settings can be found through your browser’s vendors specific settings or options page.
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Safari for iOS (iPhone and iPad)
- Chrome for Android
- Windows Phone
You can also use cookie management and disposal tools at your own prerogative such as downloading and installing certain browser plug-ins.
For further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Mobile Opt-Out to Limit Interest-Based Advertising
To limit interest-based advertising on your mobile device, you can review and adjust the settings provided by your device manufacturer, such as “Limit Ad Tracking” for iOS or “Opt-out of interest-based ads” for Android.
Use Caution When Sharing Information Online
When you voluntarily make your Personal Information available online in an environment shared by third parties – including in webinars, classes, on message boards, chat rooms or on blogs – that information can be viewed, saved, collected, heard, and/or used by others outside of Cox Campus. We are not responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of information provided in these contexts. Please be mindful whenever you share any information online.
Security of Your Information
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we incorporate standard industry practices internally and with our service providers, which we believe is sufficient for the information involved, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Because we work with third-party businesses and vendors in various aspects of our business, including operating our Site, database management, Site security, etc., we cannot guarantee the absolute security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the Information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet. Any information that you provide to us via email should be treated with extra caution, as we cannot control the level of security available through email providers.
We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 through our Site. If you are younger than 13, please do not give us any Personal Information. We encourage all parents to talk to their children about online safety and to monitor their children’s use of the Internet. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information to us, please contact us, and we will make our best efforts to immediately delete that information from our databases.
Visitors Outside the U.S.
Our resources are created to support U.S. curriculum standards. The servers that make our Site available are located in the United States. Any information you provide in visiting or registering on our Site will be transferred to and stored in the United States. By visiting our Site and submitting information, you authorize this transfer, processing, and use.
California Shine the Light
California law permits users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, a list of the third parties to whom we have disclosed their personal information (if any, and as defined under applicable California law) for their direct marketing purposes in the prior calendar year, as well as the type of personal information disclosed to those parties. If you are a California resident and would like to request this information, please submit your request in an email at .
California Do Not Track Disclosures
For a variety of reasons, including technical limitations, our Site may not yet recognize browser “Do Not Track” signals.
Your Canadian privacy rights
If you reside in Alberta, British Columbia, or Quebec, Cox Campus will facilitate your exercise of the privacy rights granted to you by your province. You may contact us at at any time to discuss your privacy concerns.
We collect, use and disclose your personal data for the purposes listed above under Section 5 (How We Use and Share Personal Information) Uses and purposes of Personal Data. In all cases we collect, use and disclose your personal data for purposes that a reasonable person would consider to be appropriate in the circumstances.
Some of the service providers that we use to process or store your personal data are located outside of Canada where the laws of the countries in which they are located may provide for a different level of protection for personal data than that which is available under Canadian law. If you would like further information about our policies and practices regarding our use of service providers for the collection, use, disclosure or storage of your personal information please contact us at .
Privacy rights under Canadian law:
- Transparency and the right to information: we provide notice to our Site visitors of how we use personal data at the time of collecting personal data, or as soon thereafter as possible. We also publish this Policy for a greater transparency.
- Right to access, completion and correction: we provide data subjects with access to their own personal data when required by applicable law. In addition, we will correct and/or supplement their personal data when the data subject can demonstrate that it is incorrect or incomplete. When required by applicable law, we will provide a copy of your personal information in a structured, machine-readable format.
- Right to withdraw consent at any time: you can withdraw your consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal data anytime, free of charge, provided that you give us reasonable notice. Your right to withdraw is not absolute; it may be restricted if we require the personal data to fulfil a contract that we have with you.
- Right to lodge a complaint with the applicable privacy commissioner: if you are not satisfied with how we attended your rights and requests, you can lodge a complaint with the applicable provincial privacy commissioner.
These requests should be submitted as follows:
- Opt-out of marketing communications: you can opt-out anytime by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in our commercial e-mail.
- Right to lodge a complaint with the applicable provincial privacy commissioner: you have the right to lodge a complaint with the applicable provincial privacy commissioner.
- To exercise the rest of your rights: you should send a communication in writing to Privacy Compliance Manager, at and provide information in order to verify your identity. We will attend to your request in a timely manner within 30 days after receiving your request. If for any reason we need to extend this period of time, we will contact you.
The Rollins Center does not discriminate in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression (including a transgender identity), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Retaliation is also prohibited. The Rollins Center for Language and Literacy will comply with state and federal laws. The Rollins Center for Language and Literacy is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer. More detailed The Rollins Center for Language and Literacy policies and procedures on this topic may be found in the OEO Policies and Procedures page.
Unlawful discrimination has no place at The Rollins Center for Language and Literacy and offends the organization’s core values which include a commitment to equal opportunity and inclusion. All Rollins Center for Language and Literacy employees, faculty members, learners and community members are expected to uphold this commitment.
Any member of the Rollins Center for Language and Literacy community has the right to raise concerns or make a complaint regarding discrimination under this policy without fear of retaliation. All inquiries regarding the application of this statement and related policies must exclusively be reported to: Iris Goodson, Director of HR at the Atlanta Speech School. Anonymous complaints may also be made by reporting online at: The Rollins Center for Language and Literacy email: . As set forth in our policies, individuals may also file complaints with administrative agencies such as the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”). The contact information for the local office of OCR.S. Department of Education: