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Privacy Policy

Welcome to Ascendlearning.com. This web site is owned and operated by Ascend Learning, LLC with headquarters at 5 Wall Street, Burlington, MA 01803, USA (“Ascend” or “we” or “us”).  This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains to visitors (“you”) how we collect, use and disclose personal information that we obtain through this web site.

Data Collection

Ascend is dedicated to protecting the privacy of all personal information collected through this web site. We may collect personal information during the login process used to access certain portions of our website or to use other functions or features, as noted. Ascend may collect and use personally identifiable information including, but not limited to, the following: name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, employer, title, user ID and password, IP address. Any demographic information we request is generally used in aggregate form for various analyses conducted by Ascend regarding our web site and related materials.

Use of Information Collected on Ascend’s Site

We use personal information to provide the highest quality of service to our customers, prospects, and general visitors to this web site. Ascend may collect personal information in connection with any online employment applications, or so that we can contact you, provide materials to you upon your request, register you, send relevant messages via e-mail or postal mail, or for any other purpose identified when personal information is collected. The Ascend website provides a way to indicate that you do not wish to receive these messages in which case we will remove your information from the appropriate list.

Information Sharing

Ascend will not sell, rent, trade or lease your personal information to others unless we have requested to do so and have received your permission, provided that you authorize Ascend to disclose your personal information to others under the following circumstances: We may, and you authorize Ascend to, transfer your personal information to any Ascend affiliate (or business partner or agent acting on our behalf) worldwide for purposes described herein. Such Ascend affiliates, business partners, and agents will be under the same obligations as is Ascend under this Privacy Policy.  We may be required to transfer your personal information by law or under a court order or in connection with an organizational change, such as a merger or acquisition by another company or the sale of Ascend’s assets. If Ascend, in its sole discretion, determines that that a transfer is necessary to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Ascend, this site, or its users, then we may also share your personal information.

Data Protection

Ascend is committed to ensuring the security of your information. We use industry-standard processes designed to protect sensitive data, however, because of the nature of internet, we cannot guarantee the security of the information you transmit, so you should take precautions to protect your personal information when you are on the internet, such as changing passwords often, using a combination of letters and numbers when creating passwords, and using a secure browser.

Consent

By use of the Ascend website, and entry of any personal information into this site, you are consenting to the collection, use, and transfer of your personal information as outlined in this Privacy Policy.  If you are located outside the United States, your use and entry of personal information into this site constitutes your consent to the transfer of your personal information into the United States. Although we do not normally collect any sensitive personal information (such as ethnicity or race, religious beliefs or medical conditions), your entry of any such sensitive information on this web site is your express consent to the collection, use and transfer of such information.

Cookies and other Tracking Devices

Ascend may use cookies, IP addresses, and other passive tracking devices to collect aggregate statistics about our web site. We use this information to monitor the performance of this site so we can improve its use and add features and programs to make it more effective. Ascend may also disclose this aggregate information to third parties. You may choose to set your browser settings to disable cookies, however, please note that if you do so, you may not be able to complete certain activities or access certain information on our web site.  

Links

Ascend’s web site may contain links to other web sites, including those of Ascend’s affiliated companies. Please note that these other web sites’ privacy policies may differ from Ascend’s and we encourage you to carefully read those policies, as well. Ascend is not responsible for the contents of any web site of another party.

Revisions to this Privacy Policy

Ascend reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time, without notice, so please review this Privacy Policy frequently. Each version of this Privacy Policy will have a date, noted below.

Feedback

If you have any questions or comments about Ascend’s Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at contact@ascendlearning.com.

 

Ascend Learning, LLC Privacy Policy (Rev. Nov. 2011)