Privacy Notice

Last updated: August 20, 2021


This page states the Privacy Notice under which You, the Web Site visitor ("You" or “Your” or “Yourself”) may use or correspond with this Website (“Learning Designed”, “Site”), which is currently owned and operated by CAST, Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit organization incorporated in Massachusetts, USA, ("We", “Us”, “Our”) as one of the three Lead Partner Organizations within the UDL Credentialing and Certification Initiative (UDLCCI).


We respect Your privacy interests and operate this Site by these principles. We have taken reasonable steps to protect the integrity and confidentiality of the Personal Data (defined below) that You may provide. This Privacy Notice (together with the Terms of Use and Cookie Policy) sets out the basis on which any Personal Data we collect from You, or that You provide to Us, will be processed by Us.


Personal Data” is any information that enables us to identify You, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as Your name, identification number, location data, online identifier or one or more factors specific to Your physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity. By visiting Our Site Learning Designed, You acknowledge that You have read and understood and processes and policies referred to in this Privacy Notice.

How we may collect and process information about this Site's users

  • Except as set out in this privacy policy, we will not disclose your personal information without your consent unless we are legally required or entitled to do so. Personal information may be collected directly from you or from third parties. This information may be collected in person, over the telephone, through the mail, or over the internet. When we collect personal information from you, we will explain how we intend to use it, will collect only what we believe is reasonably necessary to meet those purposes, and will not use or disclose it for other unrelated purposes without your consent, unless legally required or entitled to do so. As an example, we may collect personal information (i) when you register to receive personalized information on the Site or from Learning Designed support personnel; (ii) to gain entry into one of our secure sites; and (iii) to enter one of our promotions or events.
  • We may share your personal information with third parties, such as organization partners, content partners, service providers or other organizations (i) where the third party or we have your consent; (ii) where legally required or entitled to do so; (iii) where the third party is acting as our agent, contractor or service provider and has agreed to handle your personal information in confidence and in accordance with applicable laws; and (iv) where business mergers, divestments or acquisitions are involved. For example, when you register for certain sales promotions, we may share your personal information with a partner organization or content partners that can help meet your needs.
  • We also gather non-personal information through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This non-personal information collected includes click-throughs, IP addresses, and usage data. This non-personal information allows us to better tailor our content to site users' needs


For the purposes mentioned above, We will only transfer Your Personal Data to trusted third parties who provide sufficient guarantees in respect of the technical and organizational security measures governing the processing to be carried out and who can demonstrate a commitment to compliance with those measures. For any transfer of Personal Data outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) to third parties, We will ensure there is adequate protection under European law.


FOR RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA ONLY: Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code requires select businesses to disclose policies relating to the sharing of certain categories of Your Personal Data with third parties. If You reside in California and have provided Your Personal Data to Us, You may request information about Our disclosures of certain categories of Personal Data to third parties for direct marketing purposes. Such requests may be submitted to Us via the contact information provided below.

Your Rights

You have the rights to request from Us, amongst others:

  1. Access to a number of information concerning Your Personal Data and the way We are processing them;
  2. Rectification of inaccurate or incorrect Personal Data;
  3. Erasure of Personal Data;
  4. Restriction of or objection to processing Personal Data;
  5. Oppose and cease to use Your Personal Data for any direct marketing purpose; and
  6. To receive Your Personal Data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, enabling You to transmit the data to another controller.


To exercise Your rights or for more information on the full extent of Your rights, please contact Us by mail or e-mail at the addresses indicated below. Please attach to Your request a copy of an official identity document. 


Please note that the Site uses “cookies,” which are small files stored on Your computer’s hard drive that are used to track certain information. These cookies enable Us to track and target the interests of Our users to enhance their experience on Our Site. For example, cookies usually allow Your browser to remember which pages You have visited and help Us to know how much traffic Our pages receive. This process does not reveal any personal information about the person viewing the page (such as a username or password) unless the person has previously given such information. Please see Our Cookie Policy.


When You first access the Site, You will receive a message advising You that cookies are in use. By continuing to browse the Site, You agree to Our use of cookies as described in this Privacy Notice. You may refuse cookies by activating the setting on Your browser that allows You to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if You select this setting You may be unable to access certain parts of Our Site. Unless You have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, Our system will issue cookies when You log on to/ visit our Site.


Consistent with the federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requiring parental consent. Any person who provides their personal information to us through our Site represents that they are 13 years of age or older.


No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make reasonable efforts to ensure security on our systems.


If we learn of a security systems breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using this Site or providing personal information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of this Site. We may post a notice on our Site if a security breach occurs. If this happens, you will need a web browser enabling you to view the Site. We may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us at  

Changes and Updates

We may occasionally update this Privacy Notice. When we do, we will also revise the “last updated” date on the Privacy Notice. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Notice to stay informed about how we are protecting the Personal Information we collect. Your continued use of our Site constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Notice and any updates.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:



Postal Mail Address:

CAST, Inc.

Attention: Information Officer

50 Salem St.

Building B, Ste 303

Lynnfield, MA 01940