Effective Date: May14, 2021
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 conduct surveys about the Program.
Pearson will not collect or use personal information through the Program for marketing purposes and will only retain your personal information for so long as you participate in the disability mentoring program or if we need to retain it for a limited time after that for safeguarding or legal reasons
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 which may include the following:
- to request access to your information;
- to update your personal information;
- to ask that we remove your personal information;
- to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal information;
- to ask that we limit or restrict the processing of your personal information;
- to ask that we transfer your information to another service provider;
- to object to our processing of your personal information.; and
- to complain to a regulator about the handling of your personal information.
If you wish to exercise or discuss any of these rights you can contact us at: email@example.com
If you wish to make a complaint you can either contact your local regulator or the UK Information Commissioner’s Office: https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/
California residents: please see the Supplementary Privacy Statement for California Residents below.
Please email the Disability Mentoring program at firstname.lastname@example.org to correct any personal information or with any other questions or requests.