Effective Date: March 10, 2020
Pearson collects and uses personal information for the purpose of facilitating and providing mentoring through the Program
Pearson uses questionnaires to collect information from prospective mentors and mentees.
- Mentee Information collected may include: name, email and phone contact information, educational status, background information, career interests, goals for participating in the Program, preferred communication options, accessibility needs and, on an optional basis, disability-related information.
- Mentor Information collected may include: name, email and phone contact information, educational, career and professional background, goals for participating in the Program and relevant knowledge and background that may be beneficial to serving as a mentor in the Program.
Pearson uses the information collected through the questionnaires, as well as any other information provided by a mentor or mentee, to evaluate requests to participate in the Program, match mentors and mentees, provide background information to a mentor for the restricted purpose of getting to know their mentee, manage and facilitate the Program, provide information about the Program (including by email), seek feedback and conducts surveys about the Program.
Pearson will not collect or use personal information through the Program for marketing purposes
Pearson uses security safeguards to protect personal information
To protect personal information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure, Pearson maintains a comprehensive information security program and uses reasonable and appropriate physical, administrative and technical safeguards to protect personal information.
Pearson will not sell personal information collected through the Program and will only disclose it in limited circumstances
Pearson does not monetize personal information and will not rent or sell personal information collected through the Program. Pearson may disclose personal information in certain limited contexts, as follows:
- As required by law.
- With the consent of the individual.
- In response to a subpoena, court order or legal process, to the extent permitted or required by law.
- To protect the security and safety of individuals, data, assets and systems, consistent with applicable law
- To investigate or address actual or suspected fraud or other illegal activities.
- To exercise its legal rights, including enforcement of the terms for the Program.
Pearson respects individual privacy rights
Participation in this Program is completely voluntary. Participants may withdraw at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Pearson will address individual privacy rights in accordance with applicable laws. California residents: please see the Supplementary Privacy Statement for California Residents below.
Please email the Disability Mentoring program at email@example.com to correct any personal information or with any other questions or requests.