McGraw-Hill Education Mobile App Privacy Notice

February 4, 2012

This privacy policy governs your use of a software application (the "App") on a mobile device that was created by McGraw-Hill Education ("we" or "us"). The App provides you with educational materials to support McGraw-Hill Education's learning programs.

Information this App Collects and How It Is Used

User Provided Information - The App obtains the information you provide when you register to use one of our products and download the App.

When you register to use one of our products as a student, you generally provide us with your first name and last initial and the name of your educational institution. When you register to use one of our products as an instructor, you may also be asked to provide additional contact information, such as your work email address. You may also provide us with additional information when you contact us for help. We may use the information you provided us to contact you from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing promotions.

Automatically Collected Information - In addition, the App may collect certain information automatically, such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the App. See "Automatic Data Collection and Advertising" section for examples.

Location Information of the Device

This App does not collect precise information about the location of your mobile device.

Third Party Access to information obtained by the App

We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request
  • with our trusted service providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement
  • if McGraw-Hill Education is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information

If you are a student, information that you provide will be shared with the educational institution that has invited you to use this App, and with your instructor. If you do not wish to have certain personal information about you provided to your educational institution and/or your instructor, please do not use this App.

Your Choices

You can stop all collection of information by the App easily by uninstalling the App. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile App marketplace or network.

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the App and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for as long as you use the App, and for a reasonable time thereafter, and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you'd like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the App, please contact us at and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the App to function properly.


We do not use the App to knowingly solicit personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.


We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our App. Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.


This Privacy Notice may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Notice by posting the new Privacy Notice here on this website and, if you have provided us with your email address, by informing you via email. You are advised to consult this Privacy Notice regularly for any changes.

Your Consent

You have been invited to use the Services by your educational institution. By using the Services, you acknowledge that your educational institution had obtained your consent, or your legal guardian's consent, to allow us to process the User Provided and Automatically Collected information as set forth in this Privacy Notice now and as amended by us. "Processing" means using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the United States. If you reside outside the U.S. your information will be transferred to the U.S., and processed and stored there under U.S. privacy standards. By using the App and providing information to us, you acknowledge that your educational institution had obtained your consent, or your legal guardian's consent, to such transfer to, and processing in, the US.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the App, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at