California residents have certain rights with respect to their Personal Information, as described below. Before we may fulfill your requests, we are required by law to verify your identity in order to prevent unauthorized access to your data.
In the case of rights requests in relation to our Websites, this may require us to confirm your identity by asking you to verify certain information previously provided by you, or other methods as practicable.
Right to Know and Access Information: You may access Personal Information we maintain about you using the methods provided below. If we grant your request, we will provide you with a copy of the Personal Information we maintain about you in the ordinary course of business. This may include what Personal Information we collect, use, or disclose about you. We may not fulfill some or all of your request to access as permitted by applicable law.
Deletion of Information: You may request that we delete your Personal Information. Depending on the scope of your request, we may refrain from granting your request, as permitted by applicable law. For example, we may be legally required to retain your Personal Information in our business records. You may submit a deletion request using the methods provided below .
Right to Opt Out of “Sale” of Personal Information: You may opt out of what California law considers to be the “sale” of your Personal Information, which for our Websites, means transfer of your Personal Information to certain third parties for their or for others’ commercial purposes, including advertising purposes. California residents may opt out of this practice by clicking on the “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” link available on the footer of our Websites and follow the instructions.
Authorized Agent: California residents may use an authorized agent on their behalf to exercise a privacy right discussed above. If you are an authorized agent acting on behalf of a California resident to communicate with us or to exercise a privacy right, you must be able to demonstrate that you have the requisite authorization to act on behalf of the resident and have sufficient access to their laptop, desktop, or mobile device to exercise these rights digitally. If you are an authorized agent trying to exercise rights on behalf of a Turnitin user, please contact us at the contact information below with supporting verification information, which includes a valid Power of Attorney in the State of California, proof that you have access to the consumer’s interface, and proof of your own identify.