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To conduct business and deliver products and services, Pearson collects and uses personal information in several ways in connection with this site, 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.
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We communicate with users on a regular basis to provide requested services and in regard to issues relating to their account we reply via email or phone in accordance with the users' wishes when a user submits their information through our Contact Us form.
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Pearson uses appropriate physical, administrative and technical security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.
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California residents should read our Supplemental privacy statement for California residents in conjunction with this Privacy Notice. The Supplemental privacy statement for California residents explains Pearson's commitment to comply with California law and applies to personal information of California residents collected in connection with this site and the Services.
Pearson may disclose personal information, as follows:
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Last Update: November 17, 2020