ARCHIVE Privacy Policy


Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


The Comments feature on this website is disabled. Visitors to the site may not leave comments on the site thus no visitor information is collected by the website. No anonymized string is created from your visit to this website. If you wish to comment or contact Pine Mountain Settlement School you may do so via phone at 606 558-3571 or email:


We do not allow the upload of images directly to the website. As a general practice,  you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included, as this information will then be accessible to visitors to the website who can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

You may contact the Pine Mountain Settlement School through the following web address:

You may reach the School through the office number 606 558-3571 and inquiries related to Pine Mountain Settlement School Collections will be forwarded to the site editors:  Helen Hayes Wykle and Ann Angel Eberhardt.


Pine Mountain Settlement School Collections does not collect information through cookies as visitors are no longer able to log into the site.  If you have been invited to edit or comment on the website you will be given access and a password. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you edit additional material. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


From time to time we use Google Analytics to evaluate our website.

We share our data only within our editing staff

How long we retain your data

If you are given editing privileges, your work and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have edited material, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Your data may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information

Helen Wykle and Ann Angel Eberhardt are co-editors of the website and work with Pine Mountain Settlement School to provide access to the school historical record.

Additional information

How we protect your data

The website is hosted by GoDaddy and protected by Wordfence.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We are immediately notified of any data breach and work with our GoDaddy Host to resolve the issue.

What third parties we receive data from

Google Analytics

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We do not use automated decision making and/or profiling.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

We strive to work within all industry regulatory disclosure requirements.