Policies, Terms of Use

These Terms of Use and the Privacy Statement are an agreement that govern your use of BASIS Schools, Inc. Site (the "Site"). Additional terms and conditions of use applicable to specific areas of the Site may also be posted on the Site. These Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy and any additional terms posted on the Site are referred to as the "Agreement". By accessing and using the Site, you acknowledge that you have reviewed and agree to be bound by this Agreement in connection with your use of the Site. BASIS Schools, Inc. reserves the right to modify or supplement any or all of the terms of this Agreement from time to time without notice to you. BASIS Schools, Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend or terminate access to all or any part of the Site or to change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspect of the Site, including the availability of any feature, database, information or content, at any time and without prior notice or liability. You are not authorized to use this Site in any jurisdiction where the terms of this Agreement are not enforceable.

Content - The Site includes articles and information which we believe will be of interest to our users. Some of the articles and information have been developed by BASIS Schools, Inc. Other articles and information are provided by third-party sources. We cannot ensure that information provided on the Site is accurate, exhaustive or complete on every subject or that it will necessarily include all of the most recent information available on a particular topic. You are solely responsible for use of and reliance on this information. Information, software, text, photographs, graphics, links and other material (collectively, the "Content") provided on the Site are protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights of BASIS Schools, Inc. or of third parties. BASIS Schools, Inc. grants you a limited nonexclusive license to use the information on the Site for your personal and noncommercial use. You may download or copy the Content for personal use only, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained therein. Copying or storing of any Content for other than personal use is expressly prohibited without prior written permission. Otherwise, you may not copy, store in electronic form, modify, print, transmit, transfer or sell, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part, without obtaining permission of the copyright owner, except as expressly permitted in this Agreement or permitted under copyright law.

Registration - To use portions of the Site, you must be registered and provide personal data including contact information. You agree to provide true and accurate information in connection with your registration and to promptly notify us of any changes in the registration information. This Site is not intended for use by persons under the age of 18. You are fully liable for all use of the Site accessed through your registration information, including any use by a user not authorized by you who accesses the Site using your registration information. You should promptly notify us of any unauthorized use of your registration information or other breach of security.

Contacts with Other Sites – BASIS Schools, Inc. may include or provide links on the Site to other sites on the Internet, which may include information, opinions or recommendations of various individuals, organizations or companies. In providing such links, we do not represent to you that we have investigated the content of such information, opinions or recommendations, and do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of such information or necessarily endorse any such opinions, recommendations, sites, individuals, organizations or companies. You acknowledge and agree that BASIS Schools, Inc. has no control over such sites and is not responsible for the availability of such external sites. You should contact the site administrator or webmaster for other sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such other sites.

Exchange of Information - In connection with using the Site, you may provide or receive information by email. Although email is generally reliable, email can be transmitted improperly or wrongfully intercepted. BASIS Schools, Inc. does not warrant or guarantee that the transmission of email messages will be uninterrupted or transmitted without error.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability - YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. BECAUSE OF THE NUMBER OF POSSIBLE SOURCES OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, AND THE INHERENT HAZARDS AND UNCERTAINTIES OF ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION, THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS, INACCURACIES OR OTHER PROBLEMS WITH SUCH INFORMATION. THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED TO YOU; AS IS, AS AVAILABLE; BASIS SCHOOLS, INC. AND ITS AGENTS AND LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE NOR DO THEY GUARANTEE THAT THE SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR CONTINUOUSLY AVAILABLE OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. BASIS SCHOOLS, INC. DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE OR IN THIRD-PARTY SITES OR YOUR RELIANCE THEREUPON IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL BASIS SCHOOLS, INC. OR ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES (WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHERWISE, OR WHETHER RESULTING FROM TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHER THEORIES OF LAW) INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ATTORNEYS' FEES AND LOST PROFITS, IN CONNECTION WITH, OR IN ANYWAY ARISING OUT OF, (1) THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE AND ITS CONTENT; (2) ANY GOODS OR SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THIRD PARTIES REFERENCED OR MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE; (3) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OR INFORMATION ON THE SITE; OR (4) ANY COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER PROGRAMMING DEVICE, EVEN IF BASIS SCHOOLS, INC. IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF. IF YOU BECOME DISSATISFIED WITH THIS SITE, OR THE TERMS, CONDITIONS OR POLICIES GOVERNING THIS SITE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THIS SITE. THIS LIMITATION ON DAMAGES IS ESSENTIAL TO THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND BASIS SCHOOLS, INC. AND THE SITE WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATION. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, OR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF BRIGHTSPOT, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Indemnification - You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold BASIS Schools, Inc. harmless from and against any and all claims from third parties arising out of or in any way related to and any and all claims, losses, damages and expenses (including attorneys' fees) resulting from your use of the Site or breach of these terms and conditions, regardless of the form of action. You agree that any supplier of any portion of the Content shall be entitled to enforce its rights against you as though that supplier is a party to these terms and conditions.

General Terms - This Agreement, all intellectual property issues, and your rights and obligations shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of Arizona governing contracts wholly entered into and wholly performed within Arizona and any action to enforce these terms and conditions or in any manner related to BASIS Schools, Inc. shall be brought exclusively in the federal or state courts located in Phoenix, Arizona and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of such courts.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and BASIS Schools, Inc. with respect to the Site, and supersedes all previous written or oral agreements with respect to such subject matter. If any inconsistency exists between the terms of this agreement and any additional terms and conditions posted on the Site, the terms shall be interpreted as to eliminate any inconsistency, if possible, and otherwise, the additional terms and conditions shall control. The provisions of this Agreement will be deemed severable and the invalidity or unenforceability of any provision will not affect the validity or enforceability of the other provision hereof. Any provision determined to be invalid or unenforceable will be modified, to the extent possible, to be valid and enforceable so as to retain the intent of the parties.

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BASIS Schools, Inc. is strongly committed to protecting all information collected through this Site. The following privacy statement ("Statement") discloses the privacy practices for www.basisschools.org ("Site"), a Site owned and operated by BASIS Schools, Inc. BASIS Schools, Inc. reserves the right to change the privacy statement at any time.

Automatically collected information - the Site automatically collects publicly accessible information from users' browsers such as browser type, IP address, and a host name. This information is used for fine-tuning and trouble-shooting purposes.

Cookies - the Site does not use any persisting cookies to store information on your computer. Instead the platform utilizes "session cookies," which store encrypted authentication information in the browser memory for the duration of a specific session. After the browser is closed, all cookies will be deleted.

Personal information – To access and use certain portions of the Site, you must provide personally identifiable information. Personally identifiable information means any information that is associated with your personal identity such as address, telephone number, user Ids, passwords, email address, billing and payment information and communications records. You can make changes to this information by following the directions on the Site. You must be over 18 to register and use the Site. We will not intentionally collect or use personal information from users that we have reason to believe are under 18 years of age.

BASIS Schools, Inc. has implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. The Site will not share or distribute any Data, except (1) for the purpose of communicating with you when it is necessary for completing the transactions you have authorized, including but not limited to providing such information to data processors or mailing services, (2) when it is necessary for employees, agents and contractors to operate or maintain the Site or to correct a technical problem; (3) when it is necessary to verify the existence or condition of your account with a financial institution, credit bureau or other third-party; (4) for abuse management or when it is permitted or required by law, including but not limited to responding to a court order or compliance with any regulatory authority; or (5) as permitted by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act ("FERPA").

Under special circumstances we may, and you authorize us to, disclose personally identifiable information without your consent if we believe, in our sole discretion, it is reasonable to do so to satisfy laws (such as the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, as amended) or government regulations, comply with legal process or law enforcement requests, commence legal actions for violation of the Site or to protect BASIS Schools, Inc.'s rights or property.

When users submit sensitive information via the Site, BASIS Schools, Inc. uses commercially reasonable efforts to protect their information both online and offline. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able use your personal information for improper purposes. Thus, you acknowledge that you provide your personal information at your own risk.

Security - We use reasonable precautions to secure the personally identifiable information we maintain about you on computer servers in an appropriately controlled, secure environment. All transactions on the Site are protected by encryption software called SSL up to 256-bit encryption if accessed through Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Mozilla Firefox 1.0, and Netscape Navigator 6.0 and higher. If and when our registration and payment forms asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or Social Security number), that information will be encrypted and protected with SSL. To learn more about SSL, follow this link: http://www.openssl.org. While we attempt to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party "hackers" from illegally obtaining this information. BASIS Schools, Inc. is not responsible for any breach of its security or for the actions of any third parties that may obtain any personal information. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate security for or otherwise interfering with the operation of the Site. You may not access information not intended for your use or access.

While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to protect personal user information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative) will be granted access to personally identifiable information.

External links - The Site may contain links to a third-parties web sites; BASIS Schools, Inc. is not responsible for content of these sites, nor their privacy practices. Every visitor should check these sites' privacy statements before submitting any information.

We may change this Policy from time to time to take into account new or changing circumstances. By using this Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement and consent to receive notice of any changes to this Privacy Policy by postings on the Site or by email, as determined by BASIS Schools, Inc.

Pursuant to California law, our California customers may request certain information regarding our disclosure, if any, of your personally identifiable information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. Such requests should be sent in writing to: 7975 N Hayden Road, Suite B-121, Scottsdale, AZ 85258. Use of this Site is governed by the Terms of Use and Privacy Statement. If you wish to change your user information or have questions about this agreement or the practice of this Site, please contact us by e-mail at webmaster@basisschools.org.

Effective December 31th, 2010

In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act and applicable state law, BASIS* does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other classification protected by law in any of its business activities, including its educational programs and activities which comply fully with the requirements of state and federal law and Title IX.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding BASIS' non discrimination policies:

BASIS Educational Group, Inc.
10130 North Oracle Road, Ste. 210
Tucson, AZ 85704
(520) 219-6000

*As used in this policy, the term "BASIS" refers to: BASIS.ed, BASIS Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public Charter School, Inc., and BTX Schools, Inc.

An adult registered sex offender is not allowed on school property, including school buildings, grounds, and vehicles, except under the following limited circumstances

When the offender is the parent/guardian of a student attending the school and the offender is:

  1. Attending a meeting with school personnel to discuss the academic progress, social progress, or discipline of the offender's child; or
  2. Participating in team meetings in which special education evaluation and placement decisions may be made with respect to the offender's child; or
  3. The offender has obtained prior written permission from the Head of School.

When a registered sex offender is present on school property under any of the circumstances described above, the offender must:

  1. Notify the Head of School prior to and immediately upon arrival on school property;
  2. Remain at all times under the direct supervision of the Head of School or a person designated by the Head of School; and
  3. Notify the Head of School when the offender is departing from school property

The purpose of this handbook is to inform parents and students of the policies, procedures, and operations of BASIS Schools (the School). The content of this book is overseen by the Relevant School Governance Entity (Arizona; Texas; Washington, DC). It presents information highlighting School policies and guidelines necessary for the academic achievement, safety, welfare, and well-being of our students. For the purposes of this handbook, the term parent is used to indicate the student's caregiver(s) as identified in the student's registration documents as the person or people with whom the student resides. The parent is required to review the contents of this handbook and share appropriate information with his/her child. Signing the handbook contract is a necessary condition for the student to be enrolled in a BASIS School and indicates that both the student and parent understand and agree to abide by all school policies and rules. Parents who have not yet received and completed the handbook contract may contact the front office for an additional copy.

In compliance with McKinney Vento Act, the Head of School at each campus is appointed the homeless children liaison for that school. The Head of School shall ensure legal compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding homeless children.