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Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Porter-Gaud School's web site. We hope you find your visit to be helpful and that you find what you’re looking for. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for our site (

Information Gathering

We may use your IP (Internet Protocol) address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our web site by identifying (1) which parts of our site are most heavily used and (2) which portion of our audience comes from within the Porter-Gaud School network. We do not link IP addresses to any individually identifiable information. This means that user sessions may be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous.

Use of Information

The School uses the information gathered above to tailor site content to user needs and to generate aggregate statistical reports. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses, though our web site is hosted by a third party provider which has access to the web site and the IP addresses of those who use it.

Porter-Gaud School's web site is published for the benefit of alumni, students, parents, grandparents, faculty, staff, prospective families, and friends of Porter-Gaud. All content, including news articles and photographs, is property of Porter-Gaud School, unless otherwise stated. Any person or entity wanting to use or reproduce, in part or whole, any portion of this web site must do so with permission only.

Directory listings and biographical information are not to be used for solicitation purposes. Violators will be have their log in credentials revoked.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. The information included in the site is only the information you provide to us.

The Porter-Gaud School web site contains links to other web sites not affiliated with the School. Porter-Gaud School is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites, and encourages you to read the privacy statements of those other web sites.


Porter-Gaud School's website uses web cookies to help with the login process and enhance the user experience. These cookies will be placed on your computer to allow the web site to keep your authentication session open for a set period of time. We do not collect any personal data from you as a result of these cookies, but the IP address you used to access the site will be recorded for analytical purposes.

Contacting the Webmaster

if you have any questions about this privacy statement or our web site, please contact:

Brink Norton
Porter-Gaud School
300 Albemarle Road
Charleston, SC 29407