Privacy and Cookies Policy for
A Pearson Holdings Limited ("we", "us" or "our") is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We own and operate the Website.
In this Privacy and Cookies Policy, references to “you” are to any person who submits data to us or the Website about him/herself or about any living individual in relation to use of the Website or the products and services that are displayed and described on the Website (the “Services”). When you use the Website or aspects of it, we may ask you to provide us with information about you. This Privacy and Cookies Policy sets out how we might use that information.
We will only use your personal data in the manner set out in this Privacy and Cookies Policy. We will only use your personal data in a way that is fair to you. We will only collect personal data where it is necessary for us to do so and where it is relevant to our dealings with you. We will only keep your personal data for as long as it is relevant to the purpose for which it was collected or for as long as we are required to keep it by law.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is A Pearson Holdings Limited, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 06532691 with registered office at Enterprise House, 97 Alderley Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 1PT. Our registration number with the Information Commissioner’s Office is 06532691.
1. Information we may collect from you
1.1 We may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1.1 Information about your visit to the Website.
1.1.2 Information that you provide to us if you contact us, through the Website or otherwise, and which may include your title, name, date of birth, address, email address, telephone numbers, business name, payment details and such other details as we require.
1.1.3 Information that you provide when you report a problem with the Website.
1.1.4 If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
1.2 You should only submit to us information which is accurate and not misleading. You should keep that information up-to-date and let us know if any of that information changes by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. By submitting your or anyone else’s data to us, you must ensure that you have full authority and consent to supply us with that data on their behalf and you warrant to us that you have that authority.
2. IP addresses
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
3.3 If you want to find out more information about cookies, go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org or to find out about removing them from your browser, go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html.
3.6 The Website uses the following cookies:
3.6.3 Opting Out. You can set your browser to not accept cookies, but this may limit your ability to use the Services. We currently don’t respond to DNT:1 signals from browsers visiting our Services.
3.6.4 Pixels. A pixel tag, or pixel, is a small piece of code that can be embedded on websites and emails. We use pixels to learn how you interact with our site pages and emails
3.6.5 Device Identifiers. We use device identifiers to track, analyze and improve the performance of the Services and our ads.
4. Where we store your personal data
4.1 All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. We use industry standard security and firewalls on our servers.
4.2 We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of your information. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.
4.3 The data that we collect from you will be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It will also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy and Cookies Policy.
5. Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
5.1 To improve the Website and ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
5.2 To administer the Website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research and statistical purposes.
5.3 As part of our efforts to keep the Website safe and secure.
5.4 To manage the Website, detect fraud or Website abuses, send you information relevant to the Website and in case we have any queries.
5.5 To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us. To notify you about changes to the Services.
5.7 We will disclose your personal information to third parties:
5.8 In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
5.9 If any company in our corporate group, or substantially all of its assets, are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it will be one of the transferred assets.
5.10 If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation,
5.11 You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with:
5.12 Any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
5.13 Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of the Website.
5.14 We may also disclose your details as described elsewhere in this Privacy and Cookies Policy.
5.15 Other than as set out in this Privacy and Cookies Policy, we shall NOT sell or disclose your personal data to third parties without obtaining your prior consent unless this is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy and Cookies Policy or unless we are required to do so by law.
6. Other websites
6.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us.
6.2 The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of those websites, please note that those websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies. Please check those policies before you submit any personal data to those websites.
7. Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
8.1 By submitting data to us and using the Website, you consent to our use of your data and of anyone you represent in the manner set out in this Privacy and Cookies Policy (as amended from time to time, as described below) and you are responsible for ensuring that you have authority to consent on behalf of anyone about whom you submit data to us.
8.2 Please note that you can revoke any consent you have given us under this policy at any time by contacting us on email@example.com, and referencing this Privacy and Cookies Policy in the email subject line, using the body of the email to say what consent you are revoking.
9. Changes to our Privacy and Cookies Policy
Any changes we may make to this Privacy and Cookies Policy in the future will be posted on the Website and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Each time you enter the Website, you agree that the Privacy and Cookies Policy current at that time shall apply to all information held by you.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy and Cookies Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Privacy and Cookies Policy was most recently updated on 11/10/2016 2016.