The Grow Network believes that all users of our
websites are entitled to the highest level of privacy protection.
Because we take this commitment seriously, we have established
policies and protocols concerning all aspects of our services.
The Grow Network collects certain information about all of
our users, including which areas of our websites are visited
most frequently. With this data, we can work with our customers
to determine what aspects of our websites are most beneficial
and how we can improve the users’ experience.
The Grow Network records our users’ IP addresses to
help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our
websites. (An IP address is a number assigned to your computer
whenever you use the Internet.) We will use IP addresses only
when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our
rules or terms of service, to protect the integrity of our
services, or to monitor aggregate usage trends.
People may communicate with The Grow Network by phone or e-mail
to ask questions, request assistance, make suggestions, or
apply for employment. We collect names, contact information
(such as addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses), and
other information about people who communicate with us, so
that we can follow up with them effectively.
We do not to disclose e-mail addresses or other contact information
from our visitors to parties outside of The McGraw-Hill Companies.
Occasionally, and subject to applicable laws, The Grow Network
also makes our customers’ names and e-mail addresses
and other similar contact information available to other businesses
within The McGraw-Hill Companies, so that they can inform you
about other products and services that may interest you. If
at any time you would like your name removed from lists that
are shared for these purposes, please contact us at the postal
or e-mail address listed at the end of this page. This information
will be maintained in a secure database in the U.S. and accessed
only by authorized employees. In addition, we may provide name,
contact information, and other information from these communications
to our customers directly; in reasonable response to a search
warrant, subpoena, or other legal process; in special cases
when we believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact,
or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury
to The Grow Network, its users, or others; or as needed as
a precaution against liability. Also, we may utilize information
from communications by users as set forth in the Terms of Service.
find them used on our sites as well. Cookies are pieces of
information sent to your web browser. If you wish to turn off
cookies on your browser, you may do so without losing application
behavior when they leave our websites.
In order to change these cookie preferences, you must change
your browser’s preferences to disable cookies or delete
cookies. Please note that disabling cookies for some services
may affect the ability to use that service. Security information
is specific to each browser and operating system. Please
check with your browser’s specific company for more information. Some
examples of how to change your browser’s preferences
are as follows: In Internet Explorer (versions 6 and up), this
option is listed under Tools > Internet Options > Privacy.
The setting has to be set to Block All Cookies; In Netscape
(versions 7 and up), this option is listed under Edit > Preferences > Privacy & Security > Cookies.
The Disable Cookies button should be checked.
Our websites are intended for educators and parents/guardians