Privacy Statement


The Educators Privacy Policy has been developed as an extension of our commitment to combine the finest services to our members with the highest level of integrity with respect to content. The Policy guides how we collect, store and use information about our members, and it will be periodically assessed against new technologies, business practices and the changing needs of our members. may, from time to time, modify this Customer Privacy Policy to reflect legal, technological and other developments. In that event the changes will appear at this location.

Our Policy recognizes that personal data deserves the highest level of protection. Personally-Identifiable Information includes, for example, e-mail addresses, names and addresses of members, and "click stream" data that tracks user activity on a Web site or online service. is committed to using all reasonable efforts to abide by the following Policy statement:

Collection. Personally-Identifiable Information will only be collected to the extent that deems reasonably necessary to serve a legitimate purpose. Please be aware that if you disclose Personally-Identifiable Information on a Website message boards or chat areas, that information may be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may result in unsolicited communications from third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of

Notification. members will be notified (usually at the point where Personally-Identifiable Information is collected) as to the uses the business unit may make of the Personally-Identifiable Information collected from them.

Choice: Opt Out for External Distribution of Personally-Identifiable Information. All members will be given the opportunity to refuse permission for External Distribution of their name, address or other Personally-Identifiable Information through an Opt Out mechanism. (External Distribution does not include certain limited distributions such as sharing Personally-Identifiable Information with an entity working on behalf of to serve our customers; transfer of Personally-Identifiable Information in conjunction with the sale or similar transfer of a business unit; or the disclosure of Personally-Identifiable Information in connection with legal proceedings, investigations of crimes or other wrongdoing. However, sharing Personally-Identifiable Information with an entity working on behalf of or transferring Personally-Identifiable Information in conjunction with the sale or similar transfer of a business unit is considered an Onward Transfer and will be handled as described below.

Security. Appropriate safeguards will be implemented to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of Personally-Identifiable Information about our members.

Access: Review and correction. Procedures have been developed through which members can, upon request, review and correct the Personally-Identifiable Information that has been collected from them by These procedures may not, however, compromise the security, integrity and privacy of either's own proprietary databases or databases licensed from third party companies.

Onward Transfer. Whenever permits a third party outside of to access Personally-Identifiable Information through either External Distribution or Onward Transfer, commercially appropriate procedures will be followed to help ensure that the Information is used only for authorized purposes and by authorized persons in a manner consistent with the choices members have made under this Policy, and that the security, integrity and privacy of the information is maintained. Please note that our Website may contain links to other Websites that have their own privacy policies and practices. While will employ appropriate procedures to help ensure that your information is only used for authorized purposes as described above, cannot make any guarantees with respect to the actions or policies of such third parties.

Questions and comments? Privacy Policy has been developed out of respect for the privacy preferences and choices of our members. We have established procedures to ensure that every reasonable effort is made to address your concerns. Each business unit within has designated a Privacy Official to implement our Privacy Policy for its respective members. You should find contact information on each of our business unit's Web sites that collect data from you.

To ensure that we follow our stated Policy, we conduct periodic and random reviews of our Web site and services.