What to Expect on the ISEE

Privacy Policy

Last Revised: August 29, 2006

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

  1. Protecting your privacy
    • ERB does not run banner ads, pop-ups, pop-unders, or any other kind of commercial ads.
    • ERB does not share your information with third parties for any purposes, except to collect payment as you authorize.
    • ERB does not engage in cross-marketing or link-referral programs with other sites.
    • ERB does not employ tracking devices for marketing purposes ("cookies", "web beacons," single-pixel gifs).
    • ERB does not send you unsolicited communications for marketing purposes.
    • Account information is password-protected. Keep your password safe.
    • This site uses basic web-server authentication. Close your browser to log out.
  2. Data we collect
    • ERB's web logs collect standard web log entries for each page served, including your IP address, page URL, and timestamp. Web logs help us to diagnose problems with our server, to administer the ERB site, and to otherwise provide our service to you.
    • Credit card data.
    • Username and password.
    • E-mail (only for password reminders).
  3. Data we store
    • ERB's web logs and other records.
    • Cookies (only for user login purposes).
    • Student responses.
    • E-mail (only for password reminders).
  4. Circumstances in which ERB may release information
    • ERB 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.
    • ERB may also disclose information about its users to law enforcement officers or others, in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: respond to claims that any posting or other content violates the rights of third-parties; or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of ERB, its users or the general public.
  5. Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
    • We comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 ("COPPA"). COPPA requires that web site operators never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting verifiable parental consent.
    • In accordance with COPPA, we do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. We recommend that no one under the age of 18 submit personally identifiable information to our site. In the event that we determine that a user of this site is under the age of 13, we will not maintain or use his or her personally identifiable information.
  6. Hyperlinks
    • 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.
    • We are not responsible 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.
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