Privacy Policy

Measurement Incorporated (sm论坛) operates the measurementinc.com website and provides educational assessment services as well as secure access to the sm论坛 Write automated writing evaluation program.

sm论坛 has established this privacy policy to explain to you how your information is protected, collected, and used. This policy may be updated by sm论坛 from time to time. sm论坛 will provide notice of materially significant changes to this privacy policy by posting notice on the sm论坛 site.

By using our service(s), you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing and improving our products and services. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

sm论坛 stores relevant and necessary data that is essential to the proper functioning of our software products and services. This includes web logs and other records, cookies (only for user login purposes), student responses, and email. Parents and educators can request the deletion of student data any time by submitting a request in writing to Privacy Policy Update at 404 Hunt Street Durham, NC 27701.

At times, we also collect credit card data, usernames, passwords, and email addresses.

Any data collected and retained is intended solely for educational purposes only.

Log Data

When you visit our sites and apps, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer鈥檚 Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser version, pages of our site and apps that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data that are commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer鈥檚 hard drive.

Our website uses these "cookies" to collect information and to improve our products and services. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and to know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our services.

Circumstances in which sm论坛 may release information

sm论坛 may disclose information about its users if required to release reports on usage, product performance, and content execution to person(s) approved under contract to receive such information using the necessary security measures to ensure appropriate access.

sm论坛 may disclose information about its users if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process or to enforce our Terms of Service; respond to claims that any posting or other content violates the rights of third-parties; or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of sm论坛, its users or the general public.

Control Over Your Data

sm论坛 stores relevant and necessary data that is essential to the proper functioning of our software products and services. This includes web logs and other records, cookies (only for user login purposes), student responses, and email. Parents and educators can request the deletion of student data any time by submitting a request in writing to Privacy Policy Update at 404 Hunt Street Durham, NC 27701.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our services;
  • To provide the services on our behalf;
  • To perform service-related tasks; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how our service is used.

Contracted third parties may have access to your Personal Information. This access allows third parties to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

Security

We value your trust in providing us with your Personal Information, thus we strive to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

sm论坛 provides secure storage of your information on private network servers not available by direct web addresses, and all user information and coursework data are encoded and transmitted through session keys to ensure that no one other than sm论坛 can read the transmitted information.

sm论坛 web sites and services are password-protected, subscription-only products. Subscribers may provide certain personally identifying information about students to enroll them as individual authorized users. This information includes name, grade, class assignment, and other identifying information that subscribers may deem necessary to enable the features of the sm论坛 products used. Information provided by authorized users is not available to the general public on the Internet.

sm论坛 websites are password-protected so that only authorized users are permitted to access them or view the member information relevant to the accounts. We strongly recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. We have systems in place to provide secure transmission of your information from your computer to our servers. Only certain authorized sm论坛 employees can access this information if it is relevant to their job duties.

Our sites use basic web-server authentication. Click 鈥淟og Out鈥 and close all browser windows to log out.

Additionally, sm论坛 does not run banner ads, pop-ups, pop-unders, or any other kind of commercial ads or engage in cross-marketing or link-referral programs with other sites.

Links to Other Sites

This site contains hyperlinks or "links" to other sites, and other sites may "link" to this site. Web sites linking to and from this site may have different privacy practices from the ones described here. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the data collection, privacy and information sharing policies and procedures or the content of such web sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this site.

Children鈥檚 Privacy

sm论坛鈥檚 assessment web-based software products are provided solely by subscription to schools, school districts, parents, and other educational entities and are not available for purchase to children under age 18 except when they are enrolled for access as an authorized user by a teacher or other school administrator who has been authorized to do so by the child鈥檚 parent or guardian.

Children under 18 years of age are expressly prohibited from directly registering for any of our services. sm论坛 does not use any information about children under 18 years of age for any marketing or promotional purposes whatsoever, either inside or outside sm论坛.

We do not provide any personally identifiable information about children, regardless of its source, to any unrelated third parties, except as expressly provided by this Privacy Policy.

We do not allow children under 13 to provide any direct personally identifiable information. Any such information, including full name, date of birth, grade and student ID number will be collected solely from authorized teachers and/or administrators for the sole purpose of providing log-in information to identify you as an authorized user and ensure that you can see and use those areas of our web sites that are appropriate for you. For example, student users cannot access those areas of the web site which are intended solely for their teachers or administrators.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at 919-683-2413.