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Purpose of this Site
Pearson CAP Assessment Platform is an education data portal with various features designed for use by a variety of education stakeholders, including educators, parents, and students. Some features of Pearson CAP Assessment Platform are designed for and available only to Education Agency and School District and School authorized staff ("Educators").
The purpose of the Pearson CAP Assessment Platform features for Educators is to facilitate: (a) enrollment of students for assessments; (b) ordering of assessment-related materials; and (c) assessment record keeping and reporting.
Pearson collects and uses personal data through this Site in accordance with, and for the purpose of fulfilling, its Assessment Program contract with the Education Agency for which such personal data is collected.
Access to the Pearson CAP Assessment Platform Site related to each Assessment Program is restricted by password to users authorized by the Education Agency sponsoring such Assessment Program. State Education Agencies are responsible for authorizing Educator access to this Site, or providing Pearson with such authorized user information.
Education Agency and School District Personnel: To create an Assessment Program record for a student and register students for an assessment in that Assessment Program, the following information may be collected from Educators through this Site, as specified by the Education Agency sponsoring the Assessment Program: student's name, birth date, gender, statewide identifier, student's first language, ethnicity, grade level, participation in an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Other demographic information may also be collected if so specified by the Education Agency for the Assessment Program. To order materials related to an Assessment Program, the following personal information may be collected: name, school district, address, phone number, and quantity. If Pearson receives inquiries or emails about or through this Site from Educators, Pearson may keep a record of the email, correspondence and comments, including the individual's name, school district or organization name and email address in order to reply to the communication, perform Site support and issue resolution and maintain business records concerning this Site.
Parents and Students: At this time, Pearson does not seek to collect personal information from parents or students through this website.
Information Access and Correction
Only an authorized Educator may enter data on a student's record through this Site. An authorized Educator may review the student record on this Site, make student record changes, review available assessment reports and otherwise track data for that student. An Educator may contact Pearson at PearsonAccessPrivacy@pearson.com if the Educator believes there may be an issue with a student record, an assessment report or encounters any issues in accessing or correcting information through this Site.
Information Use or Disclosure
Pearson will use the data provided by Educators through this Site to fulfill orders for assessments, create reports and records concerning students, and perform other contractual obligations for the Education Agency sponsoring the Assessment Program.
Except for the limited exceptions set forth below, Pearson will not share with, or disclose to, third parties, the names of users, students or other personally identifiable information collected through or in connection with this Site. Pearson may, however, use or disclose personally identifiable information:
- As requested or required by the Education Agency for the Assessment Program or the user's or student's School or School District.
- In response to subpoenas, court orders or legal process, to the extent permitted or required by law;
- To protect student or user security, or the security of other persons, consistent with applicable laws;
- As required by law;
- In connection with the sale, joint venture or transfer of some or all of the assets of NCS Pearson, Inc., subject to written approval from the Education Agency; and/or
Non-personally identifiable aggregated information collected through this website may be used for quality assurance and for research and development and may be disclosed to third parties in non-personally identifiable form upon receipt of written approval from the Education Agency.
Security and Confidentiality
Precautions to be Taken by Users
User Information and access to this Site is password protected for the privacy and protection of student personal and student assessment data. Educators, Parents, and Student users are urged to keep confidential all user information and passwords. If storage of this information is required, it is recommended that it be kept in a secure location. To protect data, users should always logoff when exiting this Site and not divulge or share user identification or passwords with anyone.
Cookies and Do Not Track
This site does not respond to web browser "do not track" signals or comparable signals or mechanisms.
An IP address is a number automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider. This Site may collect IP addresses, the associated URLs, domain types, the browser type used to access the Site, the country, state and telephone area code where the users' Internet service provider's servers are located, the pages of this Site that users viewed during their visit and any search terms entered on the Site. Collection of IP addresses is generally for system administration purposes, to monitor the level of activity on the Site and for security reasons.
Links to Other Sites
This Site may contain links to other websites related to the Assessment Program on the Internet, which may include Education Agency sites, or other Pearson websites. The information practices of those websites are not covered by this Privacy Statement or any other policies or terms applicable to this Site. You should read the terms and policies of those other websites before supplying information to that site or otherwise using the site.
Site and Content Ownership
The Site is owned and operated by Pearson. The content thereof is protected by copyrights owned by Pearson and/or its licensors and/or the State Education Agencies for Assessment Programs.
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Effective Date: July 1, 2015