The www.edisonlearning.com website is designed to facilitate the sharing of ideas, the communication of EdisonLearning’s initiatives and to improve the overall effectiveness of our staff, clients, partners and schools.
EdisonLearning, Inc. (“EdisonLearning”), the sponsor of the www.edisonlearning.com web site, values individual privacy, and we want to give our web site visitors the opportunity to know what information we collect about them and how EdisonLearning collects, protects, uses, discloses and otherwise manages the information gathered, in conformance with applicable law. At certain points on the www.edisonlearning.com web site, you may be asked to submit information that may personally identify you (“Personal Information” or “Personally Identifiable Information”). All Personally Identifiable Information that we gather is collected in a fair and non-intrusive manner, with your consent, in order to better serve you. Personally Identifiable Information that you submit via this web site is only accessible to EdisonLearning’s employees, contractors and service providers who need the information for the purposes for which it is collected or as you consent.
Unless otherwise stated by EdisonLearning, the content for this website, including images, artwork, graphics, commercials, photography, text and information is subject to copyrights, trademarks and is intellectual property that is owned, controlled or licensed by EdisonLearning. All title, rights and interest to the referenced properties are reserved by EdisonLearning. Access to the website and any downloading, printing or other authorized use of the content does not transfer any title, right or interest in the property or otherwise from EdisonLearning. Hard copies of material from this website must include copyright notices found with the material.
EdisonLearning reserves the right to limit authorization to this site at will. EdisonLearning does not authorize the reproduction, publication, display, modification, sale or distribution of content of this site in any manner or by any medium, or to create any hyperlink or other reference or connection to or from this site without the express written permission of EdisonLearning.
THIS WEBSITE, ITS CONTENTS AND YOUR USE OF BOTH ARE PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNES FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON INFRINGEMENT OR ACCURACY OF CONTENTS.
The content of this website may contain substantive and typographical errors or omissions and EdisonLearning disclaims any responsibility for any such errors. EdisonLearning retains the right to discontinue, edit or delete content from the website at any time without notice.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
For the areas of the www.edisonlearning.com web site where the collection of Personally Identifiable Information is necessary, you will be aware that such information is required because you will have to complete an online form. We may collect Personally Identifiable Information from you, for example, when you visit areas on the www.edisonlearning.com where you can submit your name, address and/or other Personal Information. The Personal Information that you submit is gathered only on a voluntary basis; you may choose not to provide Personal Information and you will still be able to visit most of the web site, although you may not be able to participate in certain interactive activities.
We may collect limited Personally Identifiable Information, including, but not limited to your name and/or any “nickname,” date of birth, email and postal address and any other information that would allow someone to identify or contact you, as well as information about your personal/product preferences, survey responses and online activities, if any, that is known by EdisonLearning. We may also collect limited Personal Information about others from you including, but not limited to, name and email address.
We may collect Personal Information for one of several different purposes, for example:
• to administer your participation in a contest or sweepstakes and for other purposes stated on the entry form, such as to allow us to contact you notification of a potential prize you may have won; • to allow us to send you the specific information or materials that you have requested, such as a newsletter, or other materials; • to inquire regarding employment or business opportunities with EdisonLearning; • to help improve our web site and our services, or to customize your experience at our web site.
We may combine this information with other generally or publicly available information to help us identify our visitors' preferences or interests.
You can choose not to allow us to use or your Personally Identifiable Information for direct marketing purposes by indicating your preference at the time of collection, by responding to the promotional email in the manner provided for or by contacting our firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have not opted-out of receiving marketing materials, we may also use, but will not disclose, your Personal Information to promote and market additional goods, services and special offers from us and our affiliates. Otherwise, we do not provide your information to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. At any time you may “opt out” of future contacts by unsubscribing from our contact list or contacting email@example.com.
We sometimes use the non-Personally Identifiable Information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We may use this information in the aggregate (grouped with information from other users) to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you products, programs, or services.
Typically, we will seek consent for the use of your Personal Information at the time of collection. In certain circumstances, consent may be sought after the information has been collected but before use (for example when we want to use information for a use not previously identified). The form of consent we seek, including whether it is express or implied, will largely depend on the sensitivity of the information and the reasonable expectations of the individual in the circumstances. You may withdraw consent at any time, subject to legal and contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. If you wish to withdraw consent, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We will inform you of the implications of withdrawing consent at or before the time of withdrawal.
We will not, as a condition of the supply of a product or service, require you to consent to the collection, use or disclosure of information beyond that required to fulfill the explicitly specified and required purposes for which the information is being required.
Sharing of Personal Information
Although we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose Personally Identifiable Information in certain limited circumstances, specifically: (1) to comply with a judicial proceeding, a court order, or subpoena, or as otherwise may be required by law; (2) to enforce our policies or contracts, or to collect amounts owed to us; (3) to protect users of our sites and our sites from fraudulent or abusive use; (4) to protect EdisonLearning’s rights or property (including without limitation in the event of a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, or transfer of control or assets or other business venture involving EdisonLearning,, or any of the business or assets of EdisonLearning); (5) during emergencies when safety is at risk, as determined by EdisonLearning, or (6) otherwise where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims. The Personally Identifiable Information you provide is considered a company asset and may be included among transferred assets if EdisonLearning, or any or all of EdisonLearning’s subsidiaries or affiliates or any of their assets is ever acquired by a third party. In addition, from time to time, server logs may be reviewed for security purposes; for example, to detect unauthorized activity on the web site. In such cases, server log data, containing IP addresses, would be shared with law enforcement bodies in order that they may identify users in connection with their investigation of the unauthorized activities.
Cookies and Other Information Collected Using Technology
When you visit the www.edisonlearning.com web site, we may collect some information about you using software or other technology where it may not be readily apparent to you that it is being collected. For instance, when you come to our site your IP address is collected so that we know where to send information you are requesting. An IP address is often associated with the place from which you enter the Internet like your ISP (Internet service provider), your company, or your school. The following information is logged by our web servers during visits to the web site: IP addresses, type of operating system, time and duration of visit, web pages visited and browser type. We do not link server log information to any other information in a way that would enable the identification of visitors to the web site. We may analyze server log information in order to improve the web site and to customize the web site for users.
Banner Advertisements and Links to Other Sites
A Note to Parents/Guardians
EdisonLearning takes special measures to help maintain and protect the personal privacy of children under 13 years of age for the purposes of complying with the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act of 1998 ("COPPA") in the United States.
The www.edisonlearning.com web site is a general audience site that is neither designed nor intended to collect any Personally Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13.
At the www.edisonlearning.com web site we have put in to place certain screens to ensure that children under 13 do not submit Personally Identifiable Information, and we do not knowingly accept any information from children under the age of 13. However, if the parent or legal guardian of a child under 13 believes that the child has provided us with Personally Identifiable Information, the parent or guardian of that child should contact us at email@example.com if they want this information deleted from our files. If EdisonLearning otherwise obtains knowledge that it has Personally Identifiable Information about a child under 13 in its files, we will delete that information from out existing files so that it is not in retrievable form.
Data Integrity and Security
We strive to keep any information you provide as secure as possible, and we require our agents, affiliates and service providers to follow the same high standards. We have implemented technical and organizational measures designed to help secure your Personally Identifiable Information from theft, accidental loss, and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, disclosure or destruction.
EdisonLearning takes reasonable steps to ensure that data is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete, and current.
How You Can Access, Control and Update Information About You
We want to be sure that we keep only the most accurate and up-to-date Personal Information in our records. Therefore, whenever you believe that your Personal Information needs to be updated, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to update your contact information.
You may choose at any time to remove your name, telephone numbers, and postal and email addresses from the lists we use to send notices or updates and elect not to receive correspondence from us by sending us an email at email@example.com.
You may contact firstname.lastname@example.org to access or update your Personal Information.
To protect your privacy, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making changes.
If you have any questions or complaints, please contact email@example.com or contact us at the following mailing address: EdisonLearning, Inc., 485 Lexington Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10017.
We will address your concern and attempt to resolve any problem. If we do not satisfactorily address a complaint within thirty (30) days, any dispute, controversy or claim shall be settled by an arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”). All arbitrations will be conducted in English. Judgment rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. The costs of the arbitration will be borne equally by the parties. New York, New York, U.S.A. shall be the site of all hearings, and such hearings shall be before a single arbitrator. You may also submit complaints to the Federal Trade Commission at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/complaint.htm or via phone at (202) 382-4357.