Pearson Data Privacy and Policies
Personal identification information
We may collect personally identifiable information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Site, subscribe to email alerts, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site-related activities.
Non-personally identifiable information
We may collect non-personally identifiable information about Users whenever they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about users' means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the internet service providers’ utilized and other similar information.
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How we use collected information
Pearson may collect and use Users' personal information for the following purposes:
- To improve Users' experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site and so that we may improve our Site.
- To send periodic emails
If the User decides to opt-in to our email alerts, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users' personal identification information to others. We will not allow unrelated third parties to use your personal information for marketing without your consent.
We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
We may disclose and share personal information with the third parties listed below. Because the internet is a global environment, you accept and agree that this will include the transfer of your personal information to other countries around the world, including countries outside of the European Economic Area which may not have the same data protection laws as the UK. We may share your personal information:
- with our group companies or any entity which acquires any part of our business.
- with our service providers (including, for example, suppliers who develop or host our sites or who operate mail list services for us).
- with third-party search engines that may index user profile pages and usernames as part of the URL of the user profile page by default.
- if required or permitted by law.
- with other third parties with your consent.
- The information we collect is stored in the Pearson server.
Special Notice to Parents, Teachers and Children
PARENTS AND TEACHERS: We encourage parents, guardians and teachers to spend time with their Children (under 18 years of age) when their Children engage in the on-line activities on this Site. We will never request Personally Identifiable Information from a Child in any of our public postings areas. We do not require a Child to disclose more Personally Identifiable Information, than is reasonably necessary to participate in the on-line activity. No Personally Identifiable Information of children should be submitted to or posted on this Site by Children without the consent of their parent or guardian. We encourage parents to help us protect their Children's privacy by instructing them never to provide Personally Identifiable Information on this Site or any other website without parental permission.
CHILDREN: Please do not give your full name, email address, home address, telephone number or any other Personally Identifiable Information that would enable someone to contact you either on-line or off-line, without first asking your parent or guardian for permission.
We do not knowingly collect Personally Identifiable Information from Children on this Site either directly or passively except when a Child may voluntarily submit such information through a "Contact Us" link on the Site or a public posting area on the Site, if such feature is available. If a Child e-mails us via a "Contact Us" link on any child-directed area of this Site and we can identify the sender as a Child, anyPersonally Identifiable Information submitted will only be used to respond on a one-time basis to such Child. In addition, if we have actual knowledge that a Child is sending or posting Personally Identifiable Information on any area of this Site, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete such Personally Identifiable Information before it is made public.
We may disclose a Child's Personally Identifiable Information if we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. We may also disclose a Child's Personally Identifiable Information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.
Pearson Education reserves the right to monitor your use of the site to determine if you are complying with our terms and the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site,
Your acceptance of these terms
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Users should be reminded that any Personally Identifiable Information that is voluntarily posted by a user to a public area our Web site (for example, a posting to a bulletin board or chat room) might be collected and used by others. We cannot prevent such uses.
Obtaining Additional Information about Privacy
If you have any concerns or questions about privacy on this Site, please contact our grievance officer, Tarun Hegde, at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also reach us at:
Pearson India Education Services Pvt. Ltd.
15th Floor, Tower-B, World Trade Tower,
Plot - C01, Sector-16, Noida - 201 301
Uttar Pradesh, India
+91 (120) 4306550
+91 (120) 4306500