Last updated August 13, 2021.

Who We Are

Welcome to, the official website of Francis Howell Families.  We are a community organization comprised of families and friends of the students who attend schools in the Francis Howell School District in St. Charles County, Missouri. This statement simply identifies for you how we handle the personal data you might provide through our website, who has access to this data, and what actions you can take – if needed – to remove your information from our records.

General Use of this Website

Please note that the general content and images shared on this website are subject to copyright laws under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.  You may share the information provided herein, through a link to this web page where proper credit has been provided.   

Information Collected and How It’s Used

The information collected through this website is used specifically with your permission to either respond to your inquiry and/or keep you informed of information related to our community and the support of the families within the school district.  In addition to your personal information, we also capture your IP address and browser agent string to help with threat detection.

Web Browser Cookies

Cookies refer to small files stored in the browsing history records stored by your preferred internet browser (Chrome, Safari, Bing, Yahoo, etc.).  Our website uses Google Analytics, a cookie that transmits website traffic data to Google in the United States.  Google Analytics does not identify an individual user or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  We use these reports from Google Analytics to help us enhance the User experience on our website. You can Opt-Out of Google Analytics tracking here:

Additionally, users can set their web browser to refuse cookies in general or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you do limit cookie usage, it is important to note that some parts of our website may not function properly.

For additional information on managing cookies, please select your browser and follow the link to their instructions on how to manage:

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

Your contact information is submitted through our Sign-Up or Contact forms and is retained both through our web server and digitally shared with MailChimp, our email service provider.  To be removed from our email distribution, you may “unsubscribe” from any email received. To learn more about how MailChimp manages your data through their system, please reference MailChimp’s Privacy Policy.

Cata collected by our web server, like your form data, and post comments, are retained indefinitely.   This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. If you have left comments or submitted your information through our forms, 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.


In addition to the online web form provided on this website, inquiries can be sent to our oversight Committee via mail at:

Francis Howell Families
P.O. Box 1672
St. Charles, MO 63302-1672