Our postal address is:
The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts
1155 E 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
If you have questions or concerns, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pearson Institute and the University of Chicago (“us” or the “University”) is committed to safeguarding the privacy of applicants (”you”) and your parents or guardians. This Privacy Notice describes our policies on the collection, processing, use, disclosure and storage of information about you. When you provide us with information, authorize third parties to provide us with your information, or use our websites and other services, your information will be handled as described in this Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to the terms of this policy, please do not provide your information or otherwise use our site and/or services.
UNIVERSITY USE AND PROCESSING OF INFORMATION
The Pearson Institute will use information that you provide to us and information we collect about you to administer and manage your relationship with The Pearson Institute and the University. In addition, the University may process your information in furtherance of other legitimate interests, such as (i) to analyze and improve our internal processes, (ii) for outreach efforts, (iii) to conduct general research, (iv) to fulfill other University responsibilities or purposes or (v) to provide services to you. If we seek to use or process your information for a purpose not outlined in this Privacy Notice, we will request your prior consent as appropriate. Where we have sought, and you have provided, your express consent for a particular purpose, please note you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by notifying us at the contact information above.
Our website uses a built-in feature of your browser to set a “cookie”. Your name, and other personal or biographical information, is not captured as part of the cookie. Unless you explicitly provide this information, we will not be aware of your identity. The cookies set can be classified as “performance cookies”—used to improve the speed, functionality, and usability for site visitors. Browsers give you the ability to reject specific cookies, or all cookies, if you choose. However, rejecting cookies may impact your ability to use certain features of the site.
We may disclose your information to third parties as follows:
Service Providers. We may use third parties to support our operations. In such cases, we may share your information with such third parties.
University Affiliated Programs. We may share your information with third parties that are affiliated with the University for the purpose of contacting you about goods, services, or experiences that may be of interest to you.
Required by Law. We may share your information with third parties to the extent we are required to do so by law, court order, or subpoena.
Emergency Circumstances. We may share your information with third parties if, in our sole judgment, such disclosure is necessary to protect the health, safety, or property of any person.
Compelling Purpose and Leadership Approval. We may share your information in other cases when there is a compelling purpose regarding benefit to the University or members of our community and when approved by the Institute Director of the Pearson Institute or his or her designee.
Consent. We may seek your consent to disclose your information to third parties if we are required to do so. Where we have sought, and you have provided, your express consent for a particular purpose, please note you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by notifying us at the contact information above.
De-Identified and Aggregate Information. We may use and disclose information about our applicants in de-identified or aggregate form without limitation.
International Transfers. We may transfer your information to third parties located in other countries. These transfers are made subject to appropriate technical safeguards and contractual provisions to ensure the security of your information.
We seek to implement appropriate security measures to protect your information when you transmit it to us and when we store it on our systems. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
Your information will be retained as provided in the University’s record retention policy, available [here.]
Various jurisdictions grant individuals rights regarding their data, including: (i) the right to request access to your information held by the University; (ii) the right to have inaccurate or incomplete personal data rectified; (iii) the right to erasure of your information, provided there is no legitimate reason for the University to continue to process or retain the information; (iv) the right to restrict processing of your information in specific situations; (v) the right to request provision of some elements of your information; (vi) the right to object to processing of your information, including to send you communications that may be considered direct-marketing materials; (vii) the right to object to automated decision-making and profiling, where applicable. All requests to exercise any of these rights should be made to The Pearson Institute at the contact information above.
While we encourage you to bring your concerns to us in the first instance, in certain jurisdictions, you may also have the right to submit a complaint to the jurisdiction’s supervisory authority for data protection matters.
UPDATES TO THIS POLICY
Updates or changes to this policy may be made at any time and will be posted here.
Last update: 6/14/2018.