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Math Solutions (“Math Solutions”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. We want to share with you how we treat personal information about you that we receive in connection with this website (“Website”).
Math Solutions is a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The servers that host this Website are located in the United States, and any personal details you provide to us will be processed by Math Solutions in the United States. Math Solutions expressly excludes any representation or warranty, express or implied, with respect to the information available on this Website. Math Solutions makes no representation about any third-party websites that may be accessed via links from this Website. By using this Website, you agree that the laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflict of laws principles, will govern all matters between you and Math Solutions with respect to your use of this Website. Also, please bear in mind that use of this Website is governed by the Terms and Conditions posted on the Website.
Information We Collect
In general, you can visit our Website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. However, you should be aware that sections of this Website that allow for the submission of personal information contain a function for collecting various pieces of your personal information, which may include your name, address, email address, phone number, company name, or credit card information. We only collect your personal information if you voluntarily submit the information to us for such purposes as requests for information, products, or services. For your information, through certain technologies employed by this Website we also collect non-personally identifiable information about you. For more details about this type of data collection, please refer to the section below on cookies.
To protect your security and privacy, we require that you enter the personal information that we collect and that the information be current, although Math Solutions disclaims any legal duty to verify the accuracy of any personal data that you provide to Math Solutions. You are free to review, edit, or delete any of the information we have collected from you by contacting us at:
One Harbor Drive, Suite 101
Sausalito, CA 94965
Please be aware that, to protect your security and privacy, Math Solutions may take reasonable steps to verify your identity prior to making changes to your personal information.
How We Use the Information We Collect and Who We Share It With
Math Solutions reserves the right to compile, save, use within the scope of our activities, and analyze any and all data (contact and personal data, use history, etc.) that we collect from you through the Website. We use the personal information that you provide to us for our internal purposes such as responding to your requests for information or materials, processing and completing orders, contacting you, adding you to our electronic email list, conducting internal analyses such as surveys and market research, and administering and developing our business relationship with you. We also use your personal information to communicate with you, such as, for example, to provide you with newsletters, press releases, or information relating to products, offers, or programs that may be of interest to you. If you believe you are receiving our communications in error or you no longer desire to receive them, simply contact us and we will remove your name from our mailing list.
Math Solutions has a general policy of not disclosing your personal information to third parties unless you have consented to such sharing. However, we may share the personal information you provide to us with trusted companies we have hired to provide services for us, such as sending out our newsletters, fulfilling orders that you submit, or collecting and processing information on our behalf. These companies – our vendors – are contractually bound to use personal information that we share with them only to perform the services we have hired them to provide. We may also share your personal information in the event that the business of Math Solutions is transferred to another entity by way of merger, sale of the company’s assets, or otherwise.
From time to time, we may collect general, non-personal, statistical information about the use of the Website, such as how many visitors visit a specific page on the Website, how long they stay on that page and which hyperlinks, if any, they “click” on. We collect this information through the use of “cookies” and other tracking technologies, which are discussed in greater detail below in the section on cookies. We collect this information in order to determine which areas of the Website are most popular and to enhance the Website for visitors.
Depending on the type of browser you are using, your browser may be set to alert you of cookies. You do not have to accept all cookies sent to you by this Website; however, depending on the particular cookie you reject, you may not be able to use some of the features of this Website. To disable all cookies, follow the instructions provided by the browser you are using.
We may also employ software technology known as “web beacons” or “clear GIFs” which helps us keep track of what content on our Website is effective. Web beacons are small graphics with a unique identifier that are used to track the online movements of Internet users. Web beacons are embedded in the web pages you review, so they are not stored on your hard drive. The web beacons we use do not track or collect any personally identifiable information about you and they are in no way linked to your personally identifiable information.
Opting In and Out
When you submit personal information to us on this Website, you may be given an opportunity to opt in to receiving additional information from Math Solutions at the time of submitting your personal information to us. If you opt in, you may be added to our list of users who will receive communications from us. If you initially opt in to receiving such communications and you later decide that you no longer want to receive them, you may opt out of receiving communications from us by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links to Other Sites
For your convenience, this Website may from time to time include links to third-party sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy policies, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
Security of Information and Disclosures
Math Solutions currently uses the secure sockets layer (SSL) protocol to safeguard your information, including your credit card number, during online transactions. The information you submit is protected through 128-bit-strong encryption, verified by GeoTrust. Despite the security measures employed by Math Solutions, you should be aware that it is impossible to guarantee absolute security with respect to information sent through the Internet.
We may ask you to log in when entering our online store. This will allow you to reference information on your current or previous orders. We do not retain your credit card information.
Lesson Plan Release Terms
By submitting a Lesson Plan, participants agree that Math Solutions may use (without approval from or additional compensation to participant) the Lesson Plan in any manner, including without limitation, publishing or broadcasting in whole or in part, without restriction as to changes or alterations, now and in the future throughout the world, in any medium, for any purpose whatsoever and as frequently as Math Solution desires in connection with the manufacturing, sale, or promotion of Math Solutions’ business and products. Participant agrees that the Lesson Plan shall be Math Solutions’ sole property, with full right of disposition in any manner whatsoever. Participant agrees that this authorization and release does not obligate Math Solutions to use the Lesson Plan.
Participant waives any right to inspect or approve materials containing the Lesson Plan. Participant releases and discharges Math Solutions from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of the Lesson Plan, including without limitation claims for defamation, invasion of privacy, and/or infringement of intellectual property rights. Participant consents to the use of Participant’s name in connection with the Lesson Plan, but such use shall be limited to identifying Participant as the creator of the Lesson Plan. This authorization and release shall inure to the benefit of Math Solutions’ legal representatives, affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees and assigns.
Success Story Release Terms
By submitting a Success Story, participants agree that Math Solutions® may use (without approval from or additional compensation to participant) the Success Story in any manner, including without limitation, publishing or broadcasting in whole or in part, without restriction as to changes or alterations, now and in the future throughout the world, in any medium, for any purpose whatsoever and as frequently as Math Solutions desires in connection with the manufacturing, sale, or promotion of Math Solutions business and products. Participant agrees that the Success Story shall be Math Solutions sole property, with full right of disposition in any manner whatsoever. Participant agrees that this authorization and release does not obligate Math Solutions to use the Success Story.
Participant waives any right to inspect or approve materials containing the Success Story. Participant releases and discharges Math Solutions from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of the Success Story, including without limitation claims for defamation, invasion of privacy, and/or infringement of intellectual property rights. Participant consents to the use of Participant’s name in connection with the Success Story, but such use shall be limited to identifying Participant as the subject of the Success Story. This authorization and release shall inure to the benefit of Math Solutions legal representatives, affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees and assigns.
Math Solutions is committed to the highest level of integrity in dealing with our customers. Please contact us with your questions and comments about privacy.
Last updated: June 2016