This website is owned and operated by Belmont Day School (also referred to as Belmont Day). Text and images made available on the website are created to provide an educational resource to the public, and are the sole property of Belmont Day and protected by copyright. The reproduction, redistribution and/or exploitation of any materials and/or content (data, text, images, marks, or logos) for personal or commercial gain is not permitted. Provided the source is cited, personal, educational, and non-commercial use (as defined by fair use in US copyright law) is permitted.
All parties using, printing, or downloading the materials and/or content of the Belmont Day web pages in any manner, represent and warrant (1) that they understand and will observe the limitations on the use of the materials and/or content; and (2) that they will not infringe or violate the rights of any other party.
Belmont Day School shall not incur any responsibility for an individual’s use of this website. Belmont Day reserves the right to delete or decline to post content submitted to this website by users.
The school has the right to modify the terms and conditions concerning the use of this website at any time, and will post any such modifications on this page.
What personal information is collected through this website and how is it used?
We collect information about our users in three ways: directly from the user, from our Web server logs and through cookies. Belmont Day takes extensive precautions to protect website users’ privacy and personally identifiable information.
- The school uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the website by identifying which parts of the site are most used;
- User sessions are tracked by cookies but users remain anonymous;
- User search terms entered into the website search engine powered by Google, but this monitoring is never associated with individual users.
Belmont Day encourages members of the school community to provide updates as needed to assure that the school has accurate, current contact information. These updates can be provided via the website or directly to either the registrar’s office or the alumni office, as the case applies.
Any personal information provided by users via the website—including admission inquiries, online giving forms, or the enrolled family and alumni directories—is used by Belmont Day School exclusively for official school business.
How is personal information protected?
We take certain appropriate security measures to help protect your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will always be unable to defeat our security measures.
Who has access to the information?
We will not sell, rent, or lease mailing lists or other user data to others, and we will not make your personal information available to any unaffiliated parties, except as follows: to agents, website vendors and/or contractors who may use it on our behalf or in connection with their relationship with us; if we are unable to assist with your matter, but know an unaffiliated attorney or firm that may be able to help you, we may refer you and share information you provided us with that party; and as required by law, in a matter of public safety or policy, as needed in connection with the transfer of our business assets (for example, if we are acquired by another firm or if we are liquidated during bankruptcy proceedings), or if we believe in good faith that sharing the data is necessary to protect our rights or property.
How can I correct, amend, or delete my personal information and/or opt out of future communications?
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. Contact us via the phone number, contact form, or mailing address on our website at any time to:
- see what data we have about you, if any;
- change/correct any data we have about you;
- ask us to delete any data we have about you; and/or
- opt out of future communications from us.
Web Server Logs
When you visit our website, we may track information about your visit and store that information in web server logs, which are records of the activities on our site. The servers automatically capture and save the information electronically. Examples of the information we may collect include:
- your unique Internet protocol address;the name of your unique Internet service provider;
- the town/city, county/state and country from which you access our website;
- the kind of browser or computer you use;
- the number of links you click within the site;
- the date and time of your visit;
- the web page from which you arrived to our site;
- the pages you viewed on the site; and
- certain searches/queries that you conducted via our website.
The information we collect in web server logs helps us administer the site, analyze its usage, protect the website and its content from inappropriate use, and improve the user's experience.
We may use services hosted by third parties to assist in providing our services and to help us understand the use of our site by our visitors. These services may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including your IP address or cookies. If these third-party services collect information, they do so anonymously and in the aggregate to provide information helpful to us such as website trends, without identifying individual visitors.
Members of the school community must keep website passwords, and password-restricted content confidential. Users are solely responsible for password confidentiality and security, and bear complete responsibility for any use of the password. Users should notify Belmont Day immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org of any theft or unauthorized use of one’s password.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
Belmont Day complies with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which requires that website operators never knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent.
Links to Other Sites
The school’s website contains occasional hyperlinks to other sites not administered by Belmont Day. Please be aware that Belmont Day is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
School Contact Information
Mail: Belmont Day School, Communications Office, 55 Day School Lane, Belmont, MA 02478
The school will always be maintained as a nonsectarian institution. The school complies with all legal requirements in connection with admissions and access to any programs or facilities and employment practices.
Belmont Day School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Belmont Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO Is the Law poster is available here.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
Consistent with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Belmont Day School (the “School”) does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, recruitment, admissions, course offerings, financial aid, athletics, or employment. In addition to this Title IX policy, the School has established separate policies, that, among other things: (1) outline the School’s mandated reporting guidelines; (2) outline the School’s processes for managing interpersonal relationships safely and appropriately; and (3) seek to prevent sex-based discrimination, harassment, and violence. Please see the School’s [Student Handbook and Faculty Handbook], as applicable, for further information about these policies.
Students, parents/guardians, and employees are also encouraged to communicate with the head of school, the assistant head of school and/or the business office with any questions or concerns regarding these policies. The School believes that open communication about these sensitive topics is integral to preventing serious misconduct from occurring and is essential to fostering a culture of personal responsibility, mutual accountability, and positive leadership.
Title IX Complaint Form