Pearson Embanet is the online education partner of University of Southern California. This Privacy Statement discloses how Pearson Embanet collects, uses, and safeguards the personal information you provide to us. We reserve the right to append or modify this Privacy Statement at any time. We ask that you re-visit our Privacy Statement to check for updates or changes.
In order to enhance our site to meet our visitors’ needs, we collect various types of information through cookies and information gathered through the submission forms.
What your browser sends us
Your browser sends us a variety of information, such as IP (Internet Protocol) Address, browser session, SSL Encryption, and URL (Uniform Resource Locator). This information lets us know how you’re locating our sites and which pages you’ve visited most often. All of this data is used to improve the navigation of the site and make it more useful for our visitors.
The information that you voluntarily provide us
In addition to the information automatically collected by your browser, we also collect information that you voluntarily provide us when you fill out an information request for one of the programs featured on any of our sites.
This site provides users the opportunity to request information for the University of Southern California’s Geographic Information Science and Technology Graduate Programs online. The submission forms require participants to provide the school with contact information. The contact information provided by the participant is used only by us for phone, mail, and/or e-mail communication about your program of interest or the college/university about which you inquired.
Analyzing website traffic
Google Analytics is used to analyze traffic to this site. Google Analytics does not create individual profiles for visitors. Google Analytics is software that provides business insight and marketing trends without compromising the privacy of users on the web.
We do not sell or rent your personal information
We do not sell or rent any personal data submitted by visitors to any of our websites to any third parties. We abide by all applicable laws concerning the release of your personal information.
Occasionally, we may use the information that we have collected to send you information about other products and services as well as updates that might interest you. At times we may share this information with our educational partners to forward similar information to you. We respect your wishes. If you tell us that you do not want to have this information used as a basis for further contact, you will not receive any further information.
We will not share personal information with outside parties
We will not share your personal information with anyone else, except as required by law. We may share comprehensive data about our viewers with our affiliates, advertisers, sponsors, institutional partners, and other third parties.
About University of Southern California
The University of Southern California (USC) is one of the world’s leading private research universities. Established in 1880, it’s also one of the oldest. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge.
Graduate students at USC are key members of the university’s community of scholars, contributing diverse viewpoints and fresh insights that are poised to make their mark on the theories, systems, inventions, public policy, and creative work of the 21st century.