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Non-Personal and Aggregated Information Collected Automatically Each time a User visits Waggle, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt logs non-personal information. Such information includes, but is not limited to, the User’s IP address, domain name, the name of the Web page from which the User entered Waggle, which pages the User visits on Waggle, and how much time the User spends on each page. This information is used to monitor and improve Waggle and for internal analysis. In particular, IP addresses are used to analyze trends, administer the websites, and gather information for aggregate use. IP addresses, however, are not linked to any personal information.
Personal Information Provided on Behalf of Children Houghton Mifflin Harcourt understands that Users who are under 13 years of age (“Children”) need special safeguards and privacy protection, and it is the intent of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to fully comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt does not collect personal information directly from Children online at any point. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt only receives personal information about Children directly from school administrators and/or teachers when they set up Waggle. A Parents or legal guardians should contact their Child’s school to review any personal information regarding their Children that the school’s administrators or teachers have provided to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Parents or legal guardians can request that their Children’s school not provide any personal information through Waggle to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Please be aware that, depending on the school’s policies, if a parent or legal guardian makes such a request, their Children may no longer be eligible to be enrolled in Waggle or utilize Waggle. Therefore, such a request by a parent or legal guardian could potentially terminate their Children’s participation in and their use of Waggle. For information on COPPA and the use of Children’s personal information, please contact:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 5 North Road, Darien, CT (917 280 3795)
Links Waggle may contain links to other Web sites, chat rooms, or other resources that Houghton Mifflin Harcourt provides for Users’ convenience (the “Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is not responsible for the content available on any Linked Site. The Linked Sites do not imply the endorsement of material from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on any Linked Site, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt expressly disclaims all liability with regard to Users’ access to such Linked Sites. Access to any Web sites linked to Waggle is at Users’ own risk.
Commitment to Data Security To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has put in place commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information Houghton Mifflin Harcourt collects. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt also uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol on registration pages to protect personal information.