Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: December 6, 2023

This Privacy Policy describes how (“we”, “our”, or “us”) collects, uses, and discloses information that we obtain about visitors to our website and any subdomains and subsidiary applications or services. By visiting our website, you (“the user”, “users”, “the individual”, “individuals”) agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, and of the terms and conditions of the UNM Privacy Policies, which can be found at

1. Who we are is the family services and professional resources public branch of the Early Childhood Services Center, a department within the University of New Mexico. The website, all subsidiary websites, and subdomains, are the property of the University of New Mexico (UNM), and are subject to all UNM policies pursuant to information technology, information privacy, and security practices.

2. Information We Collect

2.1 Cookies

2.1.a What Are Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your computer or device by websites you visit. They serve as memory tools for the internet, helping websites remember your preferences and other settings. For example, when you visit a site frequently, cookies remember your preferences, like the language you prefer or items in your shopping cart. While cookies enhance convenience, they don’t contain personal information on their own and can be cleared from your browser settings.

2.1.b Cookie Usage

We use cookies to track visits and internal usage of the website, subdomain, and any and all subsidiary applications. By using our website, you consent to the use of cookies. Cookies can be deleted or declined on a per-browser basis.

Cookies generated by are set to expire 1 (one) year after their initial generation. Upon the expiration, the cookie automatically is deleted from your browser. New cookies will be generated upon the start of the next session (visit) on our website.

2.2 Types of Cookies

2.2.a Guest Cookies

Guest Cookies are cookies generated by the website and browser session when a user is not an employee of the UNM Early Childhood Services Center. Guests of the website and applications have unique cookies generated to help distinguish between internal web traffic and external web traffic. Guest cookies are set to expire after 1 (one) year.

2.2.b Internal Cookies

Internal Cookies are cookies generated by the website and browser session when a user is logged in to the website, or has an active UNM NetID session available. These cookies are used to remember users who select the “remember me” option upon logging in, and they are used to remember user preferences for the website’s dashboard, among other features. These cookies cannot be opted out of.

Internal cookies are destroyed either upon the session’s end or after 5 years, depending on the cookie.

2.2.c Google Analytics and the Early Childhood Services Center uses Google Analytics to track user behavior and statistical data across our websites. Google Analytics uses a series of third party cookies to track user behavior over time. These cookies are generated by Google Analytics, and are generally set to expire 2 years after their creation.

3. Information You Provide

3.1 Personally Identifiable Information

3.2 Non-Identifiable Information

4. Information Sharing and Disclosure

4.1 Sharing with Third Parties does not disclose, give, sell or transfer any personal information about our visitors, unless required for law enforcement by statute.

4.2 Data Requests

4.2a Quarterly Reports generates and sends 4 (four) quarterly reports per fiscal year (between July 1 of year 1 and June 30 of the next year). These reports are sent to the New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department (our funders), as required by law.

No personal information or personally identifiable information is ever sent in these reports.

4.2b Annual Reports generates and sends 1 (one) annual report per fiscal year containing anonymized traffic data and user statistics to the New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department (our funders), as required by law.

No personal information or personally identifiable information is ever sent in these reports.

4.2c Other Requests will occasionally generate and send reports on demand as requested by our funders.

No personal information or personally identifiable information is ever sent in these reports.

5. Information Security

5.1 Intrusion Detection

This site is maintained by the U.S. Government. It is protected by various provisions of Title 18, U.S. Code. Violations of Title 18 are subject to criminal prosecution in federal court. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we employ software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.

5.2 Systems of Records

Information originally collected in traditional paper systems can be submitted electronically, i.e., electronic commerce transactions and information updates about eligibility benefits. Electronically submitted information is maintained and destroyed pursuant to the Federal Records Act, and in some cases may be subject to the Privacy Act. If information that you submit is to be used in a Privacy Act system of records, there will be a Privacy Act Notice provided.

6. Data Rights

We believe that every individual has a right to know, understand, and control their own data. is committed to preserving the data rights of individuals.

6.1 Data Access

6.1a Personal Requests

Individuals have the right to request a copy of any of their information that may exist on our website or within our services. To request a copy of your own data, please contact data @ or call our support line above.

6.2a Freedom of Information Act Request (FOIA) is maintained by the US Government, and is therefore required to make certain information public, or to provide certain information upon request. For more information about FOIA data, please contact

6.2 Data Erasure

Individuals have the right to request that their data be deleted and erased from our systems. is committed to honoring takedown requests if applicable, however, some systems are required by law to retain data for specific time periods. If you have any questions about your data, please contact data @

7. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update this privacy policy to reflect changes in our practices or for operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. We encourage you to regularly review this privacy policy for any updates.