Privacy Statement

Curriculum Associates’ Commitment to Privacy

Last Modified: December 31, 2019

Curriculum Associates takes the protection of data and information, particularly student data, very seriously. As part of its commitment to protecting user data, Curriculum Associates adheres to the practices outlined below. Curriculum Associates only uses student data for education-related purposes. Student identifiable data is never shared with any third parties without the consent of an authorized representative of the applicable school or district. Curriculum Associates does not sell any student data nor use student data for targeted advertising.

  • Student data is handled in a manner consistent with applicable laws and regulations pertaining to student data privacy, including the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the California Student Online Personal Information Protection Act (SOPIPA), and all applicable state or federal student data privacy protection laws.
  • The i-Ready® Platform Data Handling and Privacy Statement addresses the collection, use, and storage of data obtained specifically through i-Ready. This statement details current data security policies and practices designed to uphold the most stringent standards of data privacy.
  • Curriculum Associates has signed the Student Privacy Pledge, committing to responsible stewardship and appropriate use of student personal information in adherence to all applicable laws. More information on this can be found here.
  • For more information about how Curriculum Associates handles privacy for visitors to its corporate website, please read below.

 

Privacy on Curriculum Associates’ Website

Curriculum Associates, LLC (“Curriculum Associates” or “We”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit or are routed to the website CurriculumAssociates.com (the “CA Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. This policy applies to information we collect on the CA Website. Information collected through the i-Ready platform is governed by the i-Ready Platform Data Handling and Privacy Statement. Information collected through Ready Teacher Toolbox is governed by the Teacher Toolbox Data Handling and Privacy Policy.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. By accessing or using the CA Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of the CA Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

 

Children under the Age of 13

The CA Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on the CA Website. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.

 

Information We Collect about You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of the CA Website, including information about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access the CA Website, and usage details.

We collect personal information directly from you when you provide it to us. If you provide us with your email address, we may attempt to contact you at that address regarding quote requests. We may also send you periodic emails about our products and our company.

As you navigate through and interact with the CA Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies, including Hotjar (as described below), to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns including, but not limited to, usage details, IP addresses, and other information. We use Google Analytics™ to track and store this information. This information helps us to improve the CA Website and to deliver a better and more informative experience. The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting, you may be unable to access certain parts of the CA Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to the CA Website.

Google Analytics™ is a trademarked brand feature of Google, Inc. in the US and/or other countries.

We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to deliver a better and more informative experience with the CA Website. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users’ experience on the CA Website (e.g., how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click on, etc.). Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their device’s IP address, captured and stored only in anonymized form. Hotjar also captures device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), and preferred language used to display the CA Website. Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymized user profile. Neither Hotjar nor CA will ever use this information to identify individual users or to match it with further data on an individual user. For further details, please see Hotjar’s Privacy Policy by clicking on this link. Note that Hotjar is used on the CA Corporate Website only. It is not used in i-Ready.

You can opt out of the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of the CA website, and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.

 

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information, to present the CA Website and its contents to you, to provide you notices, and to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide us the information.

 

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy to contractors we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them. We may also disclose personal information to a buyer or other successor entity in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Curriculum Associates’ assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Curriculum Associates about the CA Website users is among the assets transferred.

We may also disclose your personal information to comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request, to enforce our Terms of Use, or if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Curriculum Associates, our customers, or others.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You may send us an email at privacy@cainc.com to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information you have provided to us. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement. If you request deletion of your User Contributions on the CA Website, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other CA Website users. Proper access and use of information provided on the CA Website, including User Contributions, is governed by our Terms of Use.

 

California and Nevada Residents

Click here for additional rights applicable to you effective as of January 1, 2020.

 

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our Privacy Policy on this page. The most recent Privacy Policy is posted on the CA Website. The date the Privacy Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for periodically visiting the CA Website and this Privacy Policy to check for any changes.

 

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at: privacy@cainc.com.

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