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Privacy Policy

How we use information.

This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, protect, use and transfer personal information through this Site. For purposes of this Privacy Policy, "Pearson" means NCS Pearson, Inc. and its Knowledge Technologies business.


The purpose of this Site is to supply information about our Knowledge Technologies products and services and provide information about how you can ask us for additional information or otherwise contact us about these products and services.

What Personal Information Do We Collect and Use?

You are not required to provide personally identifiable information in order to visit or use this Site. Such information, however, may be collected if you send us a question, comment, request or other information to the email box or contact form referenced on this Site. Such personally identifiable information may include: name, address, email address, phone number, organization name and any other information you may choose to provide to us. If provided, we may use such personally identifiably information to: respond to emails and inquiries, market our products and services, fulfill requests and assure compliance with our Terms of Use.

Protection of Personal Information

Pearson utilizes physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the personally identifiable information processed or collected through this Site, and to not use or disclose it, except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Except as specifically stated in this Privacy Policy, it is our policy not to share the personally identifiable information collected through this Site with third parties. We may share this personally identifiable information with affiliates of Pearson, and other companies and organizations who perform work for us under contract or sell products or services that complement our products and services. We also may disclose personally identifiable information (a) in response to a subpoena, court order or legal process, to the extent permitted or required by law; (b) to protect user security or the security of other persons, consistent with applicable laws; (c) in connection with a sale, joint venture or other transfer to some or all of Pearson or the assets of Pearson; or (d) to address actual or suspected fraud or other illegal activities; or (e) in order to enforce the Site's Terms of Use. We exercise commercially reasonable care otherwise not to share, disclose or sell the personally identifiable information of users to third-parties, except with your consent.

Information Access and Correction; Opt-Out

To access, correct or update the personally identifiable information that we have collected under this policy, please contact us at If you wish to not receive any marketing materials or other information about our Knowledge Technologies products and services and would like us to delete your personally identifiable contact information, you may opt out here.

Information from Children

This Site is not directed to children or anyone under the age of thirteen (13). Pearson will not knowingly collect or process any personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of thirteen (13) through this Site.

Information Received from Internet Service Providers

This Site receives information that is automatically generated by a user's Internet Service Provider (ISP). This information may include the IP address (a number automatically assigned to a computer by the ISP), the associated URLs, domain types, the browser type used to access the site, country, state, telephone area code, the location of the ISP's servers, the pages of our Site that the user views, any search terms entered on the site and the user's website address and email address. This information may be collected for system administration purposes, to monitor activity levels and for security purposes. We do not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information, except that we reserve the right to link IP addresses and other information supplied by the ISP to personally identifiable information in order to protect the integrity of our system and for security purposes. Pearson reserves the right to monitor your use of the site to determine if you are complying with our Terms of Use and the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate your access to the site.

Collection and Use of Information from Cookies

Our Site uses "cookies" to obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses the site. Cookies are textual identifiers that our systems transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our Site to recognize your browser, and to optimize and sometimes customize your use of our Site. If you want to disable cookies, you can. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers and "add-on" programs will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. It is your choice, but cookies allow you to take full advantage of this Site's features, and we recommend that you leave them turned on.

Web Analytics

Pearson may use third party web analytical services, such as WebTrends, to collect anonymous visitor information like IP addresses, browser types (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), referring pages, pages visited and time spent on a particular site. While these analytical services collect and report information on an anonymous basis, they may use cookies and collect IP addresses to gather web trend information. Pearson uses this information (a) for statistical analysis of web page traffic patterns; (b) to administer our Site and servers; (c) to identify problems and improve this Site; (d) to allow for auditing of our Site and servers by third parties who are authorized to do so; and (e) for internal purposes to make marketing decisions.

Transmission of Information

The Internet is a global environment. By using this Site and sending information to us electronically, you consent to transborder and international transmission of any data that you choose to submit, including transmission within and to the United States, where our computer operations are currently based.

Links to Other Sites

This Site may contain links to other websites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties, or by Pearson or its affiliates. The information practices of those websites are not covered by this Privacy Policy, but by their own terms and policies, which you should read carefully. Those other websites may send their cookies to users, collect data or solicit personal information. This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected or received through this Site. This Privacy Policy is not intended to apply to other Pearson Sites, or other types of information which may be subject to different privacy policies.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Please note that this Privacy Statement may be revised by Pearson from time to time, particularly to address changes in our business, the law or technology. If that happens, we will post the revised policy here. Revisions are effective upon posting and your continued use of this Site after the posting will be subject to the changed terms of the revisions.

Obtaining Additional Information about Privacy

If you have any concerns or questions about privacy on this Site, please contact us at

Effective Date: January 1, 2012

NCS Pearson, Inc.
Pearson Knowledge Technologies
4940 Pearl East Circle, Suite 200
Boulder CO 80301
Phone: 303-545-9092

NCS Pearson, Inc.,
Pearson Knowledge Technologies
299 S. California Avenue, Suite 300
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: 650-470-3600