Privacy Policy

Document created by Macmillan Admin Employee on May 19, 2015Last modified by Macmillan Admin Employee on Jul 29, 2016
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Privacy Policy


Modified: July 2016

Privacy Notice

In general, the terms of the Privacy Notice applicable to the website are also applicable to this website. Click here to go to the Macmillan Learning privacy notice.

However, the Macmillan Community has some unique features, and its privacy practices in connection with such features are described below. The information provided below is in addition to, and not in lieu of, any non-conflicting information contained in the privacy notice.

Registration Website users must register with our website in order to gain access to or use certain website features such as event registration and commenting. In connection with registration, we may ask you to provide information such as your full name, email address, general field(s) of interest and employment details. We will use such personal information to provide you with the services and/or products you select. For example, we may use your email address to notify you of information relating to your account. Information you provide at registration or in your "Profile" section may also be used to customize your experience on the site.

Creating a Personal Profile Once a user, you may provide additional information in the "Profile" section describing your skills and professional experience. You may also upload a photo of yourself. Providing additional information beyond what is required at registration is entirely optional, but enables you to better identify yourself.

Visibility of Your Information and Comments to Other Members of the Macmillan Community Once you've registered, the following information will automatically be available to all other users: your user name, your photo (if uploaded), how long you've been a member, and your email address.

In addition to other information passively collected by the site (see the sections entitled "Cookies" and "Other Passive Collection of Information" in the Macmillan Higher Education Privacy Notice), this site also tracks: what users post, (ii) what users comment on, (iii) what items of content users view and how often they view it, (iv) what users upload, (v) how many times users download specific content, and (vi) how users categorize material (by means of tags which are searchable by other users. This information is also automatically made available to all other users of the Macmillan Community.

As a default, all comments you post on the Macmillan Community will be attributed to you and your profile. All comments posted on blogs and forums will be publicly visible, and you will be identified as the originator of the comment.