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Our Statement of Privacy
To protect your privacy, LiteracyAccess Online (LAO) follows a few principles in accordance with worldwide practices for customer privacy and data protection.

We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (Personal Information) or allows us to contact you. Generally this information is requested when you are asked to register so that your reading partners can have accurate records kept. We use your Personal Information for four primary purposes:

  • To make the site easier for you to use by not having to enter information more than once.
  • To help you quickly find software, services or information.
  • To help us create content most relevant to you.
  • To alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from LiteracyAccess Online.
If you choose not to register or provide personal information, you can still use most of LiteracyAccess Online, but you will not be able to access areas that require registration.

We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time in the "For Reading Partners" Area of LiteracyAccess Online. The Management Area is like a visitor center. There, you can:
  • View and edit personal information you have already given us.
  • Sign up for electronic newsletters about our services and products.
  • Register. Once you register, you won't need to do it again. Wherever you go on LiteracyAccess Online, your information stays with you.
  • Access partner cumulative records to see progress.
LiteracyAccess Online strictly protects the security of your personal information and honors your choices for its intended use. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

If for some reason you believe we have not adhered to these principles, please notify us by e-mail at , and we will do our best to determine and correct the problem promptly.

Parents or guardians: we want to help you guard your children's privacy. We encourage you to talk to your children about safe and responsible use of their Personal Information while using the Internet.

As mentioned above, every registered reading partner has a unique personal profile. Each profile is assigned a unique personal identification number, which helps us ensure that only you can access your profile.

When you register, we create your profile, assign a personal identification number, then send this personal identification number back to your hard drive in the form of a cookie, which is a very small bit of code. This code is uniquely yours. Even if you switch computers, you won't have to re-register - just use your e-mail address and password to identify yourself.