Educational Perspectives Privacy Policy

Educational Perspectives recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of the persons who visit our website or submit their credentials to us for evaluation. Educational Perspectives collects, uses, and protects the information provided to us during the evaluation process and while you are visiting our website.

Information Collected

The information collected by Educational Perspectives is used to evaluate educational credentials. This includes, but is not limited to, name, date of birth, address, email address, educational history, etc. This information is used solely for the purpose of preparing an evaluation report. Our employees, agents, and contractors will have access to this information as necessary in order to perform their duties. We reserve the right to use the information we collect to:

  • Contact educational institutions or governmental entities to verify the authenticity of educational credentials submitted
  • Contact institutions or organizations that the applicant has attended or plans to attend
  • Contact academic institutions, government agencies, professional organizations, and other evaluation services if false, forged, or fraudulent documents are submitted
  • Comply with any legal requirements such as a judicial order, lawfully issued subpoena, or to exercise our legal rights to defend against any legal actions or claims brought against Educational Perspectives.
  • Confirm, without necessity of any further consent from the applicant, whether or not an evaluation report was issued by Educational Perspectives.

We will not sell or distribute any information provided to us to any third party.

E-mail Information

If you choose to provide us with an email address, Educational Perspectives will use this address as our primary contact address for any correspondence between you and Educational Perspectives. We will retain the content of your email messages together with our responses to them.

Application Information

Our application forms (‘Request for Evaluation of Educational Credentials’) require personal information such as mailing addresses, institutions attended, etc. Such information is used only for the purpose of evaluation. Educational information, however, may be shared with the designated recipient(s) of the evaluation and the institution(s) listed on the application.

Cookies

Educational Perspectives gathers information about how visitors use our website. This is through the use of cookies, which automatically collect anonymous user data (user traffic patterns, server activity, etc.). A cookie is a small string of unidentifiable text that is transferred from a website to the hard drive of your computer, allowing the site administrator to identify your computer and passively track its activities on the website. No personally identifying information is collected by cookies. You may choose to set your computer to reject cookies, but this may affect your ability to use all of the functions and features of our website.

External Links

Our website includes links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Security

Educational Perspectives uses encryption and other commercially available technology to protect your information when you visit our website, request our services, or correspond with us.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Educational Perspectives reserves the right to change, modify, or supplement this Privacy Policy at any time. Changes to this policy will be posted on our website and can be reviewed at any time.

Consent

By using the Educational Perspectives website, you consent to the terms stated in this Privacy Policy.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy you may contact us at:

Educational Perspectives, nfp
PO Box A3462
Chicago, IL 60690-3462
info@edperspective.org

Last update: January 2015