What information is collected?
We may request and collect information from you on a voluntary basis so that you can: (1) register for an education.com account; (2) fill out a survey; (3) participate in contests, chat rooms and other community features; (4) shop or purchase online; and, (5) receive services that require registration or subscription, such as email newsletters. The requested information may include personal identifying information such as your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, date of birth and valid credit card number with expiration date. In addition, we may collect demographic information such as age, gender and hobbies. Of course, you never have to answer any of the questions we ask you, but refusal to do so may limit the services we can offer you.
How do we use your personal information?
The personal information you provide us will allow us to: (1) process orders; (2) notify contest winners and fulfill prizes; (3) solicit editorials and feedback; (4) monitor and verify education.com's compliance with stated privacy policies as well as with federal, state and local laws; (5) monitor and improve the use and satisfaction of our site; and, (6) use the information for marketing and promotional purposes. We will only collect information to the extent deemed reasonably necessary to fulfill these business objectives.
The personal identifying information you provide us is never shared or disclosed to third parties without your permission. If we wish to disclose your personal information, we will ask for your consent at the time you register.
We may however disclose your personal information without consent if we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. We also may disclose user information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.
What do I do if I want to correct or review my personal information?
To access, review, correct or delete the personal information already collected about you; or, to remove or modify the services provided to you by us, please visit the login section of our site or contact Customer Support at email@example.com, and we will be happy to review, update or remove information as appropriate.