Services Offered Online
The ASBCS web site provides information about the Board and the work this agency conducts on behalf of the State. The site also provides information and helpful links to assist:
- Parents and Public
- Charter School Operators
- Charter Developers
The ASBCS web server automatically gathers certain information about your visit and stores it in a standard log file and web analytics service. Whenever you request a web page through your browser, navigation and other data are collected and stored in a log file and/or database. This information cannot be used to identify you personally and consists of the following items:
- The ASBCS web site you accessed during your visit
- The web page(s) you visited
- The date, time and length of your visit
- Your IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you surf the web) from which you access the web site
- Your internet browser name and version
Only anonymous statistics are collected and aggregated. This information is used only for internal purposes and is not shared, sold or otherwise disseminated by the Board.
To better serve our customers, the ASBCS web site uses “cookies” to ease the flow from page to page in password-protected applications, such as the ASBCS online database. Cookies are simple text files stored on your computer by your web browser. They identify your domain name or Internet Protocol address, as a method of distinguishing among visitors to the ASBCS web site. Cookies are used only by the Board and are not shared with any other individuals, third parties, or entities. Areas of the ASBCS web site that do not require password protection also do not require cookies. You can refuse a cookie or delete a cookie file from your computer system by selecting various options on your computer’s browser.
Use of Information
The information you disclose to the Board will generally become a matter of public record pursuant to A.R.S. § 39-121, et seq., which means that the Board may be required to divulge personal information in response to a public records request or in response to a warrant, subpoena and/or other court order.
The Board may have statutory and/or contract requirements to share your information with either the Federal government, State agencies, State contractors and possibly other cities, counties and local governments. This information is obtained in order for these organizations to perform their duties in completing your applications or requests, and therefore, any refusal on your part may be cause for denial of your application or request.
Information You Provide and Alternatives
In addition, there are various online forms available to charter school applicants and operators through ASBCS Online that request personal information.
The Board and its consultants, as developer and manager of the ASBCS web site, have taken steps to safeguard the integrity of its computer systems and networks. These steps include, but are not limited to individual authentication, the security of transmitted data, security monitoring, auditing, and encryption of your information. Security methods and measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day practices of the ASBCS web site.
Other External Links Disclaimer
Neither the Board, nor any officer or employee of the Board warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by this system, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.
This policy statement may be updated or revised from time to time, so please check back with the ASBCS web site periodically in order to receive advance notice of any substantive changes to the manner in which the information you disclose on this web site may be collected, used or disseminated.
Arizona State Board for Charter Schools
P. O. Box 18328
Phoenix, AZ 85009
Main Telephone Number: (602) 364-3080
Main Facsimile Number: (602) 364-3089