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Privacy and Cookies Policy

GED Testing Service LLC respects your privacy and has adopted this Privacy and Cookies Policy (hereinafter “Privacy Policy”) for the GED Testing Service LLC family of companies described below. This Privacy Policy is global in nature and describes our data protection practices and the types of Personal Data (as defined below) that we may receive or collect from you or from authorized third parties on your behalf; information we may collect automatically in the operation of our websites, web pages, and emails that provide a link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Site”); from users of our products and services; and from individuals purchasing study aides, books, practice tests, vouchers, and any of our other products and services available on GED Testing Service LLC’s Site. The GED Testing Service LLC is a joint venture of the American Council on Education (“ACE”) and NCS Pearson, Inc. whose offices are located in the United States.

In addition, this Privacy Policy describes your rights and responsibilities, our rights and responsibilities, how we use the information we collect or receive, with whom we share the information with, the measures we take to protect the security of Personal Data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, the choices you can make about providing your Personal Data to us as it relates to acquiring the GED high school equivalency diploma (the “GED credential’), and how you can contact us. All references to ‘our’, ‘us’, or ‘we’ as used in this Privacy Policy and within the opt-in notice are deemed to refer to the GED Testing Service LLC, and websites within the GED Testing Service LLC family of companies as appropriate.

The rights and responsibilities described in our Privacy Policy do not cover third party websites that may be linked to our Site(s) or referred to on this Site. These third party websites have their own privacy policies and we encourage you to read and review them.

For purposes of this Privacy Policy “Personal Data” means any information that can be used to identify you or that when added with other Personal Data can identify you and includes, but is not limited to: personal contact details (name, street address, email address, phone number, fax number, credit/debit card information, company and title). We may also collect or receive the following additional Personal Data at registration or during the testing process, as necessary or appropriate, including, but not limited to: date of birth, social security number, employment data, previous examination history, education data, and source of financing for the test; assessment details; residence and country of citizenship; signature and photograph. In some cases, we may also collect ‘special categories of Personal Data’ about you, which may be considered sensitive. This would be the case, for example, if you are requested to provide: (i) your racial or ethnic origin; (ii) your biometric (palm vein pattern), where permitted by law; or (iii) medical or health information when requesting a testing session accommodation. Before we collect sensitive Personal Data we will mark the question(s) as ‘optional’ or request and require your consent. Such consent may be withdrawn at any time.

This Privacy Policy describes:


Effective Date of this Privacy Policy is June 2021.

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