Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us.
We treat your personal information as if it was our own.

Privacy Policy

Our Commitment To Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on every page throughout the website in the footer of that page.

The Information We Collect

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning website. We do not collect any personal information on our website. We do collect IP addresses for statistical analytic reporting only.

Protection of Children's Personal Information

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is intended for business use and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.

Use of Cookies

When someone visits the provider search area of the site, a cookie is placed on the customer's machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the provider search area of site previously. One use of cookies is to assist the user in retention of search criteria.

The Way We Use Information

We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website. For example, we may report that X number of individuals from a certain county visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of Internet Explorer users and Z number of FireFox users visited the site during a period of time, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals. We do not share this information with outside parties.

Our Commitment To Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Changes to this Statement

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this statement, Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning will notify you by placing prominent notice on the website.

How To Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please send us an email at applicationsupport@decal.ga.gov.