YOU ARE REQUIRED TO READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE PERSPECTIVE WEB SITE.
Perspective is a learning resource tool that assists educators to improve student performance. Some features of Perspective are designed for and available only to Education Agencies, School Districts and School authorized staff and teachers ("Educators").
The purpose of Perspective for Educators is to provide (a) interpretive information regarding state assessment reports, (b) access and/or upload learning materials, (such as study guides, worksheets, games and tutorials in specific subject areas) and (c) professional development information.
The purpose of Perspective for students is to access learning resources and assignment sheets shared or tagged for the student by an Educator or through a learning locator code on an Individual Student Report. Access
Access to the Perspective Site related to each Assessment Program is restricted by a pass phrase code. Users authorized by the Education Agency sponsoring such Assessment Program register and create an account using a pass phrase code and a valid email address. Education Agencies are responsible for authorizing Educator access to this Site through sharing the pass phrase code. Information Collection
This Site is not designed for the collection of Personal Information. The resources, materials and information provided within the Site are available for downloading. Further, Educators may upload any resources, materials and information to Perspective including but not limited to materials from third parties or their own material to Perspective. Education Agency and School District Personnel
: To access certain Educator features of this Site a user must provide an email address, first and last name to create an account. Students
: This website is designed to supply information, and not for collecting information. Although this website offers access to learning materials for students under the age of thirteen (13), this website is intended to supply these resources without collecting any Personal Information from students, including, but not limited to, those under the age of 13. Pearson will not knowingly collect, maintain, or use any Personal Information supplied by anyone under the age of thirteen (13) through this Site.
If Pearson receives inquiries or emails about or through this Site from Educators, Pearson may keep a record of the email, correspondence and comments, including the individual's name, school district or organization name and email address in order to reply to the communication, perform Site support and issue resolution and maintain business records concerning this Site. We may also share this information with the State Department of Education for the state to which this website relates. Users of this Site may send comments, inquiries, or request support in Perspective Support. Information Access and Correction
Since the Site only collects Personal Information on Educators, to correct any Personal Information an Educator should contact Pearson at Perspective Support. Information Use or Disclosure
Pearson will use the information provided by Educators to provide access to the Site.
Except for the limited exceptions set forth below, Pearson will not share with, or disclose to, third parties, the names of users or other Personal Information collected through or in connection with this Site. However, Pearson may disclose Personal Information:
- As requested or required by the Education Agency for the Assessment Program or the user's school district.
- In response to subpoenas, court orders or legal process, to the extent permitted or required by law;
- To protect student or user security, or the security of other persons, consistent with applicable laws;
- As required by law;
- In connection with the sale, joint venture or transfer of some or all of the assets of NCS Pearson, Inc.; and/or
Non-personally identifiable aggregated information collected through this Site may be used for quality assurance and for research and development and may be disclosed to third parties in non-personally identifiable form upon receipt of written approval from the Education Agency. Security and Confidentiality
User information and access to this Site is password protected. All users are urged to keep confidential all user information and passwords. If storage of this information is required, it is recommended that it be kept in a secure location. To protect data, users should always logoff when exiting this Site and not divulge or share user identification or passwords with anyone. IP Addresses
This Site receives information that is automatically generated by a user's internet service provider (ISP). This information may include the IP address (a number automatically assigned to a computer by the ISP), the associated URLs, domain types, the browser type used to access the Site, the country, state and telephone area code, the location of the ISP's servers, the pages of the Site that the user views during the visit, any search terms entered on this Site, and the user's Site address and email address. This information may be collected for system administration purposes, to gather broad demographic information, and to monitor the level of activity on the Site. Pearson does not link IP addresses to Personal Information. We reserve the right, however, to link IP addresses and other information supplied by the ISP to Personal Information in order to protect the integrity of our system and for security purposes. Cookies and Do Not Track
This Site does not respond to web browser "do not track" signals or comparable signals or mechanisms. Links to Other Sites
The content of this Site is protected by Pearson, and/or its licensors and/or the Education Agencies for the Assessment Programs and/or other third parties. Web Trend Information
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Effective Date: April 20, 2017