PEARSON'S OASIS

 

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY.THIS PAGE PROVIDES GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PRIVACY POLICY OF THIS WEBSITE.

 

The contents of this website (ďSiteĒ) are owned and operated by Pearson Customer Service, a division of Pearson whose address is 200 Old Tappan Rd, Old Tappan NJ 07675.You can contact us by telephone at 1-800-850-9124 or by email oasis@pearson.com.Pearson is very concerned about the protection of online privacy for all our Site visitors.Pearson's policy is to respect and protect the privacy of our users.This statement tells you if and how we collect personally-identifying information from you and how we use it.Using the Internet should be a safe experience and we want to help you make it so.

 

WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED

 

When one registers to become a user of the Site (ďUserĒ), we request certain information about a User, including but not limited to, their name, email address, business phone number and address and other User business information necessary to be able to process requests and transactions on the Site. When a customer orders on the Site, such orders may be processed with a credit card number, and such credit card numbers shall also be considered confidential business information. A Userís personally-identifying information shall be used by Pearson to help manage and fulfill the intended order tracking/order placement purposes of this Site. Upon a Userís request, we will (i) remove a Userís personal and business information from our database, thereby canceling the Userís ability to use the Site, or (ii) correct a Userís personal and confidential business information that the User states is erroneous.

 

This Site does not collect personally-identifying information about a User except for information that is voluntarily provided to us so that we can serve the User's needs and our legitimate business purposes.A User's personally-identifying information may be used by our Company to help us improve the Site, and also for our Company's marketing and promotional purposes.It will be treated confidentially within our Company.Our policy is not to share this information with third parties, but we may share this information with other companies within Pearson.

 

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

 

††††††††††† The use of "cookies" is common in the Internet industry; you'll find them used on OASIS, as you will at other major websites."Cookies" are small text files written to your computer.They make our Site easier for you to use because they save your preferences while you are visiting our Site (although we do not save passwords in cookies).Cookies also help us know which areas are your favorites, which areas need improvement, and what technologies and Internet services our visitors are using.Knowing this information helps us continually improve the online experience for our registered Users.

 

††††††††††† The non-personally identifiable information we track with cookies is anonymous and is not used to identify, or lead us back to, any particular visitor.

 

††††††††††† Most Internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies.A User can set his or her browser to refuse cookies, but the User will not be able to use the Site.The Site's cookies do not have the capability of infiltrating a User's hard drive and gathering a User's personal and confidential business information.

 

MARKETING

 

††††††††††† Pearson may internally use a User's personal and confidential business information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to improve the Site content and/or layout, and to determine general marketplace information.Pearson does not sell, rent, distribute, or otherwise provide a User's personal and confidential business information to any third party.

 

DATA SECURITY

 

††††††††††† This Site uses security features to protect user information, credit card information, and PINs, and uses a secure connection to our servers, which are protected by firewalls to prevent unauthorized break-ins. When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with encryption software - SSL. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when you are just "surfing".

UNFORTUNATELY, NO DATA TRANSMISSION OVER THE INTERNET IS GUARANTEED COMPLETELY SECURE. GIVEN THE INHERENT OPERATION AND STRUCTURE OF THE INTERNET, ALL TRANSMISSIONS ARE DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

 

UPDATES TO THIS POLICY

 

††††††††††† If Pearson decides to change or update this Privacy Policy, it will post changes and updates on this page so that the User is always aware of what information Pearson collects, how it uses that information, and under what circumstances Pearson discloses it.Pearson encourages each User to review this Privacy Policy from time to time so Users will know if the Privacy Policy has been updated or amended.

 
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