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Pearson Education, Inc. presents this site to provide information about Pearson products and services. It serves as a front door to many of our products and services offered in the United States and allows you to connect with us in a variety of ways.
To conduct business and deliver products and services, Pearson collects and uses personal information in a variety of contexts, including:
For inquiries and questions, we collect the inquiry or question, together with name, contact details (email address, phone number and mailing address) and any other additional information voluntarily submitted to us through a Contact Us form or an email. We use this information to address the inquiry and respond to the question.
For orders and purchases placed through our online store, we collect order details, name, institution name and address (if applicable), email address, phone number, shipping and billing addresses, credit/debit card information, shipping options and any instructions. We use this information to complete transactions, fulfill orders, communicate with individuals placing orders or visiting the online store, and for related purposes.
Pearson may offer opportunities to provide feedback or participate in surveys, including surveys evaluating Pearson products, services or sites. Participation is voluntary. Pearson collects information requested in the survey questions and uses the information to evaluate, support, maintain and improve products, services or sites, develop new products and services, conduct educational research and for other purposes specified in the survey.
Occasionally, we may sponsor a contest or drawing. Participation is optional. Pearson collects name, contact information and other information specified on the entry form for the contest or drawing to conduct the contest or drawing. Pearson may collect additional personal information from the winners of a contest or drawing in order to award the prize and for tax reporting purposes, as required by law.
We collect personal information from individuals seeking employment. We use personal information submitted through our online employment application portals to evaluate applications for employment.
We collect personal information from individuals, who are our contractors and authors, for purposes of our contractual relationship and agreement. This information may include name, contact information, contractual details, banking information required to submit payment, and social security number or tax identification number and other information required to comply with applicable tax laws.
Pearson automatically collects log data to help ensure the delivery, availability and security of this site. Log data may include technical information about how a user or visitor connected to this site, such as browser type, type of computer/device, operating system, internet service provider and IP address. We use this information for support purposes and to monitor the health of the site, identify problems, improve service, detect unauthorized access and fraudulent activity, prevent and respond to security incidents and appropriately scale computing resources.
This site currently does not respond to Do Not Track signals.
Pearson uses appropriate physical, administrative and technical security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.
This site is not directed to children under the age of 13.
Pearson will not knowingly send or direct marketing communications to students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade or anyone under the age of 18.
Pearson may provide personal information to a third party service provider on a restricted basis to provide marketing solely on behalf of Pearson and affiliated Pearson companies, but not for marketing of any third party products or services. Pearson does not permit third-party ad networks or similar services to access or collect Personal Information within this site.
Marketing preferences may be changed at any time.
Pearson does not rent or sell personal information in exchange for any payment of money.
While Pearson does not sell personal information, as defined in Nevada law, Nevada residents may email a request for no sale of their personally identifiable information to NevadaDesignatedRequest@pearson.com.
Pearson may disclose personal information, as follows:
Last Update: January 1, 2020