Privacy Policy

Efficient Learning has been acquired by UWorld, LLC. The below is an abridged version of the UWorld Privacy Policy. To view our complete, up-to-date Privacy Policy, please click here

Effective Nov 30, 2023

UWorld, LLC respects the privacy of people who use the websites and or other UWorld services. This privacy statement (“policy”) reflects the current information practices of UWorld. Should there be any future changes to our privacy policy, we will continue to post them on this page.

In this policy, “you” and “your” refers to any person or entity subscribing to and/or using the Service (“Users”). “Service” refers to any current or future products (paid or free) offered by UWorld. Unless otherwise stated, “UWorld,” “we,” and “our” will refer collectively to UWorld.

Information We Collect

We collect information when you access our website or use any of our services (including but not limited to our mobile applications).

We collect the following categories of personal information:

  • Identifiers, such as your name, email address, IP address, or account name.
  • Personal information, such as your educational information, credit card number, or financial information.
  • Professional or employment-related information.
  • Non-public education information (school attended and date of graduation).
  • Commercial information, such as the products or services you’ve purchased, obtained or considered, and other purchasing or consumer histories or tendencies.
  • Internet activity, such as your browsing history, your search history, and information on your interaction with our website, our other services, and advertisements.
  • Geolocation data, e.g., your physical location of access.

Information You Provide

When you register as a member or request information, we will use our registration and online enrollment forms to collect personally identifying information such as your full name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, educational background, professional information and credit card information (“personal data”). In addition, if you contact us via email or offline, we may collect the personal data that you voluntarily provide us at that time..

You may choose to voluntarily submit other information to us through our services that we do not request and, in such instances, you are solely responsible for such information.

Information Collected Automatically

For each visitor to our website, our server automatically records IP (Internet Protocol) address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times, and referring website addresses.

For users interacting with our services, we may also collect various information using different types of technologies. This information includes:

  1. Type of subscription and your interactions with our Service.
  2. Details of the queries you make, and the date and time of your request.
  3. Any content (as defined previously) you post to the Service including answer responses, notes, flash cards, messages, and forum posts you send and/or receive via the Service.
  4. Technical data, which may include URL information, cookies, your IP address, the types of devices you are using to access or connect to our Service, unique device ID, device attributes, network and device performance, browser type, language, operating system, and UWorld application version.
  5. Location data based on your IP address. UWorld may use third-party applications to look up location based on your IP address. At no point will your personal or other identifying data (other than IP address) be used for such specific purpose.

How We Use Collected Information

We may use any information collected, including personal information:

  1. To complete, perform, and support the activity for which the information was provided.
  2. To improve the content of our website or services.
  3. To develop new products and services, and analyze your use of the Service, including your interaction with applications, products, and services that are made available, linked to, or offered through the Service.
  4. To customize the content and/or layout of our website for you.
  5. To notify you about updates to our website, if you have consented to receive such information.
  6. To contact you for marketing purposes, if you have consented to receive such information.
  7. To process your payment or prevent or detect fraud.
  8. To contact you for employment opportunities.
  9. To enforce this Privacy Policy, the Terms and Conditions of Use, and any other terms to which you have agreed including to protect the rights, property, or safety of UWorld, its users, or any other person, or the copyright-protected content of the Service.
  10. To draw inferences from personal information listed above, to create a profile reflecting your preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities and aptitudes
  11. As otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy.

We may also use or disclose the personal information for its business purposes, including:

  1. Secure our network and our website.
  2. Conduct audits related to our current interactions with you
  3. Debug the site and service to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
  4. Undertake activities to verify or maintain the quality or safety of a service or good that is owned, manufactured, manufactured for, or controlled by UWorld, and to improve, enhance or update them.
  5. Perform services on behalf of UWorld, including maintaining or servicing your account and providing customer service.

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers online will only receive telephone contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed online or with regard to technical, billing, or product-related issues when deemed necessary during our regular office hours.

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