Privacy Policy, Terms of Use Agreement, and Return/Refund Policy

Effective October 15, 2014

Austin Preparatory School recognizes the importance of the privacy of our students and their families, and takes steps to protect your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes the information we gather, use and disseminate from the contact that we have with you, such as by mail, email, telephone, the Internet, mobile applications, and otherwise, and your choices about how we may disseminate that information. The Terms of Use Agreement describes the terms and conditions you agree to if you choose to use our website or electronic resources to communicate with or do business with us. If you have any questions about the Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use Agreement, please contact our Office of External Affairs at, 781.944.4900, or 101 Willow Street, Reading, MA 01867.

Return/Refund Policy

If you have any questions about ticket purchases or donations made on this website, please contact Erica Hedrick at or 781.944.4900 x835.

Privacy Policy

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

We may collect non-personally identifiable information about you and your electronic devices (such as your computer or mobile device) when you access our website. Examples are your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the type of web browser you use, and the referring website. Other examples of non-personal information we may collect include your activity on our website, the time and duration of such activity, the sections of our website you use, or any search terms you use. If we operate a mobile application, we also may collect any information available through your mobile device or the application, such as the type of device you use, your use of the application, and your geographic location.

We may collect non-personally identifiable information through the use of cookies. A cookie is a file that a website installs on your hard drive or mobile device so the site can remember you while you are using it or when you return to the site. Similarly, a mobile application may use a unique device identifier to remember your device. Cookies may remain on your hard drive or mobile device after you cease using the website or mobile application. You may decline to accept cookies by modifying your web browser settings. If you choose so, however, you may be unable to use all functions of websites and mobile applications, or the websites and mobile applications may operate less efficiently.

Personally Identifiable Information

We may gather and store personally identifiable information that you provide us, such as your name, address, email, telephone and cellular phone numbers, and credit and debit card numbers. Such information also may be combined with other personally identifiable information from third-party sources.
If you give us your email or address, we may send you emails or other information. If at any time you do not wish to receive emails or other information from us, please see the “How to remove your name from our mailing, sharing or email list” section below.

Disclosures of Personally Identifiable Information

Unless authorized by you or required by law, we will disclose personally identifiable information about you only as follows.

We may employ others to perform services and functions on our behalf. Examples include operating and maintaining our website, sending mail and email, maintaining donor lists and other records, analyzing data and processing credit and debit card payments. We will provide personally identifiable information about you to such other companies and individuals to the extent it is necessary or appropriate for them to perform the services and functions we retain them to perform.

We may release personally identifiable information when we believe it is appropriate to comply with applicable law, regulations, legal process, or governmental request. We also may release such information to enforce or apply our Terms of Use Agreement and other agreements, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our customers, our employees, or others.
Other than as set forth above, we will give you notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have the opportunity to instruct us not to share the information.

Information Collected via Gifts/Online Registrations

Whenever you make a gift or register for an event using this site, information will be requested on a form. The information requested includes name, address, and financial information, such as a credit card number and expiration date. This information is used to obtain payment from the appropriate clearinghouse and to fulfill your request.

How to Remove your Name from Our Mailing, Sharing or Email List

In order to not receive future communications from us or for us not to share your information with third parties, you can do any of the following:

  1. You may send an email to, send mail to the Office of External Affairs c/o Austin Preparatory School, 101 Willow Street, Reading, MA 01867, or call 781.944.4900, and instruct us to remove you from our mailing, sharing and email lists. You may also use this email, address and telephone number to request that we correct any information we have about you.
  2. When available, you may use the “opt out” or “unsubscribe” option included in an email that you receive from us.

Children’s Privacy

We do not intend to collect personal information or data about children under the age of 13 without parental consent. If a child who we reasonably believe to be under 13 years old sends personally identifiable information to us, we will use it only to respond directly to that child to inform him or her that we must have parental consent before receiving his or her personally identifiable information.

External Links

If any part of the our website links you to other websites or mobile applications, those websites and mobile applications do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you examine the privacy statements posted on those other websites and mobile applications to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information.

How To Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about the privacy or security of your information, you may contact our Office of External Affairs at, 101 Willow Street, Reading, MA 01867, or 781.944.4900.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy in the future, either with or without notice.

Terms of Use Agreement

By using our website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions in this Terms of Use Agreement. Please read this Agreement carefully. We may modify the terms of this Agreement with respect to any or all future use of our website by you or purchase by you of products or services from us, either with or without notice, in which case we will post the changes here. Please print a copy of this Agreement for your records whenever purchasing products or services from us.

Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy set forth above governs our relationship. Please read the Privacy Policy carefully and comply with all of the terms of it.

Intellectual Property Rights

The contents of this website including, but not limited to, all written material, images, photographs, graphics, user interface, and other content provided on our website and the selection, coordination, and arrangement of such content, are owned by us to the fullest extent permitted by law. Any copying, reproducing, modifying, distributing, displaying, performing, or transmitting of the contents of our website for any purposes without our express written consent is strictly prohibited. Nothing stated or implied on the website confers on you any license or right to any copyright of us or any third party.

All efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented on this site. Austin Preparatory School reserves the right, however, to make changes at its discretion regarding policies, fees, curricula or other matters announced on this site.

We are not responsible for the quality, accuracy or appropriateness of content on other sites to which links have been provided on our pages.

Limited License to Use Website

We grant you a limited license to make personal use of our website, but not to download or modify it or any portion of it. This license does not include any right to use commercially our website, to download or copy any account information from our website, or to implement any data mining, robots, spiders or similar data extraction tools. You may not be reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or otherwise exploit our website or any portion of it for any commercial purpose. You may not use meta tags or any other hidden text using our name, copyrights or trademarks. Any unauthorized use terminates the license granted by this Agreement.

Your Responsibilities

You must comply with all applicable law in connection with your use of our website, and all further limitations that may be set forth in any written or on-screen notice from us. You must not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful, illegal or prohibited by this Agreement. All information that you provide in connection with any monetary transaction interaction with us or our website must be accurate, complete, and current. You must pay all charges incurred by users of your credit card, debit card, or other payment method used in connection with a purchase or transaction or other monetary transaction interaction with us or our website.

You must not violate or attempt to violate the security of our website, such as by doing the following: accessing data not intended for you; logging into a server or account that you are not authorized to access; attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; interfering with service to any user, host, or network, including by way of submitting a virus to or overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mailbombing,” or “crashing” the website; sending unsolicited email, including promotions or advertising; and forging any packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting.

101 Willow Street  •  Reading, MA 01867
Phone: (781) 944 - 4900  •  Fax: (781) 944 - 7530

Austin Preparatory School is a private, independent, Catholic middle school and high school for boys and girls in grades 6 through 12, located in the Greater Boston suburb of Reading, Massachusetts. We are committed to the Augustinian values of Veritas, Unitas and Caritas, meaning Truth, Unity and Love.

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