Privacy Policy

This Privacy Statement contains important information about your personal information. All information that you provide to Pearson Embanet through the online registration form or e-mail requests for further information will be dealt with as provided for in this statement.

Pearson Embanet is the online education partner of The George Washington University. Pearson Embanet requires a certain amount of information from prospective students and/or persons requesting further information about The George Washington University’s online programs in order to respond to your queries, and to assess and review your credentials for the purpose of application. If you decide to apply, Pearson Embanet will collect and submit the application materials to the appropriate Graduate Admissions Office at The George Washington University. In the event you are accepted into a program, the personal information you have previously provided to Pearson Embanet will be used to provide services to you, including your participation in the online program, and to establish, maintain and manage our relationship with you as The George Washington University’s e-learning partner. Furthermore, if you enroll in an online program, to the extent the personal information you provide to us is considered an educational record under the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), it is considered confidential and is protected from disclosure under the provisions of FERPA.

Pearson Embanet collects and maintains different types of personal information. This includes:

  • contact and identification information, such as your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address;
  • information concerning your education history including degrees granted, Universities attended and employment history;
  • application information relating to Programs, including credit information for payment of application or deposit fees; and
  • business relationship information including information related to your preferences, feed-back and information requested by or provided to you.

Pearson Embanet does not sell or rent any of your personal information to any third party. Pearson Embanet may need to disclose your personal information when required by law. In the event it is determined that an online program that you applied for or inquired about is not the right fit for you, Pearson Embanet may inform you about other online programs that may be more suitable for you. However, Pearson Embanet respects your wishes. At any time you may request to discontinue receiving email communications from Pearson Embanet by clicking on the opt-out link in the email to “Unsubscribe” from further email communications.

If you have any questions about this policy or Pearson Embanet privacy practices, please contact our Privacy Office at

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