INFORMATION COLLECTED AND PROCESSED IN CONNECTION WITH PEARSON’S STUDENT RESEARCH PANEL
Purpose of Collecting Personal Information. Pearson collects personal information from parents of children applying to be involved in the Research Panel (a) to enable Pearson to evaluate the Applicant’s qualifications for participating in the Research Panel, and (b) to communicate with Applicants about specific research activities, online surveys, and discussion groups available as part of the Research Panel. Providing personal information is voluntary but necessary if the Applicant wishes to apply for and participate in the Research Panel. Pearson may use the information you provide to contact you related to your application, or with regard to other opportunities for participation in the Research Panel. If you do not wish to be contacted regarding these opportunities, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Personal Information Collected. The personal data that Pearson collects or receives in connection with applications for the Research Panel may include Applicant name, Applicant e-mail addresses, Applicant phone numbers, Applicant’s child birth year and month, child grade level, and referral information.
Protection of Personal Information. Pearson uses reasonable precautions to protect personal information from unauthorized use, access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Applicants selected to participant on a Research Panel will be required to provide additional information about the child(ren) at the time of selection and Applicants will be requested to authorize the use of such information through consent forms.
Information Access and Corrections. To correct the personal information that we collect at the time of application, please contact us by e-mail at email@example.com.
Information from Children. This site is intended to be used by Parents to register their child(ren) for consideration for a research project. This site is not intended to be used by children under the age of 18. In the event you register your child through this site, you will be notified before any personal information is collected directly from child. In the event children submit information to Pearson through this site, we will do our best to notify the parent or guardian that their child has submitted a request for application. Notification will include the exact nature and intended use of the information we are collecting, as well as the opportunity for the parent or guardian to prevent the use of the information and the child's participation in the Research Panel.
Information Received from Internet Service Providers Through This Web Site. This Web 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 our site; the country, state, and telephone area code; the location of the ISP's servers; the pages of our site that the user views during the visit; any search terms entered on this site; and the user's Web site address and e-mail address. This information may be collected for system administration purposes, to gather broad demographic information, and to monitor the level of activity on the site. Pearson does not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information; however, 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.
Transmission of Information The Internet is a global environment. By using this Web site and sending information to us electronically, you consent to electronic transmission of any data that you may choose to supply us. Information transmissions to this site and e-mails sent to us may not be secure. Given the inherent operation and nature of the Internet, all Internet transmissions are done at the user's own risk.