InformIT.com is operated from 201 West 103rd Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46290,
and is part of the Pearson Education family. We can be reached via email.
recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of Personal Identifying
Information about you as a user of our Web site. We consider all of the information
we collect from you to be Personal Identifying Information, including your
email address, name, password, mailing address, phone number, date of birth,
job information, skill information, demographic information, and credit card
information. This Web site does not collect Personal Identifying Information
about a user other than information that is voluntarily provided to our Company;
in this way, we can serve the user's needs as well as our own legitimate business
purposes. (For example, we retain the Personal Identifying Information that
a user provides when he or she registers with InformIT.com.) Our company may
use a user's Personal Identifying Information in order to help us improve
our Web site, or for our company's marketing and promotional purposes. This
information will be treated confidentially within our company. While our policy
is not to share this information with third parties, we may share this information
with other companies within Pearson Education, Inc., as well as with our third
party partners with whom the user desires pre-registration. Details about
the information that is required for third party pre-registration are outlined
on the registration page for this Web site. All information that is required
for third party pre-registration is shared with the third party in question.
You may view any third party privacy statements on its respective third party
we would like to remind our users that any Personal Identifying Information
that is voluntarily posted to a public area of this Web site (for example,
that which is posted to a bulletin board or chat room) may be collected and
used by others, and that there is nothing our Company can do in order to prevent
We have no intention of seeking Personal Identifying Information about minors
who visit this Web site; the same privacy policies will apply to that information.
In addition, if we can identify a user as a minor, the Personal Identifying
Information will not be used for further marketing and promotion. We encourage
you to ask your children to seek your permission before they provide information
about themselves or their family members over the Internet.
Ask your parent or guardian for permission before you send any personal information
over the Internet.
InformIT.com contracts with DoubleClick to sell and manage the advertisements
that appear on our site. DoubleClick uses "cookies" in order to improve the
quality of your visit to the InformIT.com site. "Cookies" are a form of software
technology that is used to collect non-personal information about visitors
to any particular site. This type of information includes: type of browser
used to access the Internet (i.e. Netscape3.0, Internet Explorer 4.0), type
of operating system (i.e. Windows 95, Macintosh), and the domain of the visitor's
not see the same advertisements repeatedly and, when possible, to display
advertising that is relevant to you based on what you have seen previously.
Cookies are anonymous; DoubleClick does not know the name, e-mail address,
phone number, or home address of anyone who visits InformIT.com or any other
site in the DoubleClick Network. All users receive an ad from DoubleClick
through InformIT.com, and therefore remain entirely anonymous to DoubleClick,
which may use anonymous information about your visits to this and other web
sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest
to you. DoubleClick does not have any information to sell or rent to other
parties. If you would like more information about DoubleClick's information
gathering practices and to know your choices about not having your information
used, please click
here. DoubleClick makes available both its policies and information practices
and has voluntarily opened its practices and systems for third party auditing.
Our privacy policies
are under frequent review. Any change that is made to our policies will be