Privacy Policy

This site is operated by The Coder School San Francisco, LLC (“theCoderSchool”). theCoderSchool can be contacted by mail at 3441 Alma Street, #150, Palo Alto, CA 94306, by phone at 650-488-3388 or by e-mail at

The following policies apply to and any other site affiliated with theCoderSchool.

Collection of Personal Information

theCoderSchool, or a third-party vendor such as Google, automatically collects and/or tracks (1) the home server domain names, type of client computer, and type of Web browser of visitors to theCoderSchool’s Web site, (2) the e-mail addresses of visitors that communicate with theCoderSchool via e-mail, (3) information that you voluntarily provide such as your name, address, phone number, place of birth, date of birth, gender, educational and work experience, and e-mail address and (4) user-specific information on what pages visitors access.

theCoderSchool or its partner vendors may place an Internet cookie on a visitor’s hard drive. The Internet cookie may save some or all of the following information: the visitor’s name, email address, and the pages of the Web site viewed by the visitor. Internet cookies never store payment information, dollar amounts, or any transaction data. Internet cookies are stored on the visitor’s hard drive and are not stored, in any form, by theCoderSchool. Visitors may decline the Internet cookie by using the appropriate feature of their Web client software, if available.

From time to time, theCoderSchool may conduct various contests, sweepstakes, or other special offers. To the extent visitors choose to participate in a contest, sweepstakes, or special offer (“Promotions”) through or any other site affiliated with theCoderSchool, theCoderSchool may ask participants to submit certain personal identifying information, such as the participant’s name, address, age, children’s age and info and other information in connection with that offering. This information may be used to contact the participant or to provide the participant or other users with a more personalized service going forward. The information collected from Promotions shall be processed in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

theCoderSchool keeps student progress information such as times of visits, submitted code to our galleries, Coder Reviews, Round of Code or theCoderGames scores, and other information used to track progress of our students.  Some of this information (for example, apps uploaded to our App Gallery, which is public) may be available to the public, and may contain the first name and location of the student.  This may include videos created by students demonstrating their apps.  If you do not wish your school to track your child’s learning progress, please alert the manager of your location.

Use of Personal Data Collected

Personal data collected by theCoderSchool may be used by theCoderSchool for editorial and feedback purposes, for marketing and promotional purposes, for a statistical analysis of users’ behavior, for service development, for content improvement, and to customize content and layout of theCoderSchool’s site. theCoderSchool may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, to offer you other programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you. Names, postal and e-mail addresses, and phone numbers collected may be added to theCoderSchool’s databases and used for future calls and mailings regarding site updates, new services or upcoming events.

Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties

theCoderSchool does not rent or sell personal data, but may not obtain visitor’s consent before sharing or otherwise disclosing data to third parties for the purposes of providing our services. theCoderSchool will only disclose to third parties information knowingly and voluntarily disclosed by visitors. theCoderSchool may use or disclose the information you provide about yourself to our contractors, agents and suppliers to fulfill your requests for our services or in connection with the operation of this site or any Promotions. We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request.


Visitors may opt out of having their personal information collected or held by theCoderSchool, disclosed to third parties or used by theCoderSchool or third parties to send promotional correspondences to the visitor, by contacting their local theCoderSchool location to which their information was submitted, or emailing theCoderSchool headquarters at  You may also opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing their opt-out extension.  You can also opt out of a third party vendor’s use of cookies by going to the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Data

Upon request via e-mail, or phone, theCoderSchool will provide to visitors a summary of any personal information retained by theCoderSchool regarding the visitor. Visitors may modify, correct, change, or update their personal record or cause their personal record to be removed from theCoderSchool’s database. theCoderSchool will only send personal records to the e-mail address on file for the visitor name associated with it.

theCoderSchool’s Right to Contact User and Change Policy

theCoderSchool reserves the right to contact site visitors regarding this privacy policy, or any other policies or agreements relevant to site visitors.  theCoderSchool reserves the right to change this policy at any time. It is your responsibility to check the policy for any changes.

Collection of Personal Data from Children

theCoderSchool’s web site is not intended for or marketed to persons under the age of 18. theCoderSchool does not solicit personal information from children under the age of 13 and, without the written consent of the child’s parent or legal guardian, will not knowingly collect, post or distribute information from any child under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without the written consent of that child’s parent or legal guardian, we will delete that information immediately.  In any event, we will not disclose such information to third parties unless they are under an obligation of confidentiality. If the parent or legal guardian consents, we may collect the child’s name, email address, gender, date of birth, and school attended directly from the child or his/her parent. We will use the information for purposes of tailoring and communicating curriculum to our students and for internal customer analysis/insights related work and will collect only such information as is reasonably necessary for those purposes.

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