- What is GDPR?
The term “GDPR” refers to the General Data Protection Regulation, a European Union (EU) and United Kingdom (UK) law about data privacy and security. Among other things, it regulates the international transfer of personal information across EU borders and establishes certain individual rights relative to personal information.
- What is “CCPA”?
The term “CCPA” refers to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, a U.S. privacy law that governs the collection and processing of California consumers’ personal information by businesses and, amongst other things, secures privacy rights for California consumers.
- Does edX have to comply with GDPR, CCPA, and/or other privacy and data protection laws and regulations?
Given edX’s global reach with learners and partners, it is required to comply with certain applicable privacy and data protection laws and regulations, including the GDPR and CCPA.
- What data does edX have about me?
Much of the information that edX stores about you is available via your edX account. This includes your profile information, account settings, and your dashboard. The dashboard lists all current and archived courses in which you are enrolled and includes links to any course and program certificates you may have earned. Through the dashboard, you can also access the course content and view your work and performance on assessments and your posts in public forum discussions. If you need assistance locating any of the information available via your edX account, please let us know.
- Does edX collect biometric data?
At this point neither edX nor any of our data processing vendors collects any data or conducts any specific technical processing (e.g., no 3D faceprint technology) that would qualify as biometric, except with respect to certain courses where facial recognition is used for identity verification where required by the Member, and those that have remote proctoring where the learner has given specific consent.
- Does edX sell or give my personal information to advertisers?
- How do I get removed from the edX marketing lists?
When you first create an account on edX, you will receive a welcome email that contains links for unsubscribing from edX marketing emails and updating subscription preferences. All further marketing email you receive from us will contain unsubscribe links. You may also contact our support team for help.
- Can I ask edX to delete my account and personal data?
Yes, you may request that your edX account and personal information be deleted by clicking the“Delete my account” button in your edX account settings. You can learn more about account and data deletion at the edX Help Center page for Account Deletion FAQs.