Privacy Policy

Website Privacy Policy

Far Brook School respects the privacy of our students and families and those who visit our website (, subscribe to our mailings and newsletters, submit online forms and/or contribute to our School financially or through time and talent. Your personal information will never be sold, leased, rented, or otherwise disclosed to any entity without your prior consent or as otherwise required by law.

Use of Personal Information

Personal information submitted to Far Brook School will not be transferred to any non-affiliated third parties unless otherwise stated at the time of collection. When a user submits personally identifiable information, it is used only for the purpose stated at the time of collection.


Where consent for the use and disclosure of personal information is required, the school will seek consent from the appropriate person. In the case of a student’s personal information, the school will seek the consent from the student and/ or parent depending on the circumstances, the age of the student, and the student’s mental ability and maturity to understand the consequences of the proposed use and disclosure. A Media Release is included in the Far Brook School Enrollment contract, which is signed by each family enrolling each year. Families desiring to limit or rescind this consent must do so in writing to the Director of Communications within thirty days of the execution of the Enrollment contract.


A cookie is a small text file stored by your browser that allows the website to “remember” your preferences such as calendar settings and site bookmarks on the site from visit to visit, or to maintain your “logged in” status when visiting protected areas . Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Web browsers have settings allowing you to reject cookies, or selectively accept cookies, or delete cookies previously accepted. Please be aware that rejecting or deleting cookies from our website may make certain functions unavailable to you.

Log Files

Like most standard website servers, we use website statistic packages such as Google Analytics to analyze trends in how our website is accessed and utilized. Information monitored includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, geographic location of visitors (country, city), browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, time spent on pages, and keywords used to find our site via search engines. This information is anonymous and cannot be directly linked to individual users. We may use it to identify high-use or low-use areas of the site, pinpoint problem areas of the site, analyze broad demographic trends in our visitors, and make decisions about how to make it easier for people to find and navigate our website.


This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website. Far Brook School complies with the federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and will not knowingly disclose or allow the use of any personal information from students or other children under the age of 13 to third-party websites or online services without parental consent.


Far Brook School’s website takes every precaution to protect our users’ personal information. Whenever users submit personal information (such as contact info or credit card info) via online forms, registration, or online purchase, upon submission that information is encrypted. Servers that store personally identifiable information are in a secure environment. Under no circumstances are credit card numbers permanently stored on our website servers.

Non-secured Communications

Posts to discussion forums, discussion boards, comments to blogs, and Alumni Class Notes are viewable by other users. When these areas are not in a password protected area, they may be viewable by the general public. Please be aware of this when posting personal information in these areas. Far Brook School’s anti-harassment policy, code of conduct, and other policies concerning appropriate behavior apply to communications on such forums by employees, students, families, and other third-parties in any way affiliated with the School.

Contact Information

If users have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at: Far Brook School Attention: Director of Communications 52 Great Hills Road Short Hills, NJ 07078 973-379-3442