CALIFORNIA, UTAH, COLORADO, CONNECTICUT, VIRGINIA, AND NEVADA SUPPLEMENTAL PRIVACY NOTICE

Effective Date/Version: January 1, 2023/Version 1

A. Introduction

This California, Utah, Colorado, Connecticut, Virginia, and Nevada Supplemental Privacy Notice (the “Supplement”) applies to Pluralsight’s website accessible at https://www.pluralsight.com (“Website”) and the cloud-based technology learning platform also accessible through that Website, the video players used to view Pluralsight courses, and the mobile applications made accessible by Pluralsight (“Platform”), and together with the Website, collectively, the (“Site”), all owned and operated by Pluralsight, LLC, a Nevada limited liability company (“Pluralsight”, “we”, or “us”). This Supplement supplements our Privacy Notice. Please read the Supplement in conjunction with our Privacy Notice. Capitalized words not defined in this Supplement will have the definition provided to them in the Privacy Notice This Supplement takes precedence, where applicable, over the Privacy Notice with respect to your Personal Information for California, Utah, Colorado, Connecticut, Virginia and Nevada residents if there is a conflict between the two.

In this Supplement, when we talk about “Personal Information,” we mean information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household. 

 

B. California

I. Overview

This notice is intended to describe our practices and your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) (Civil Code Section 1798.100, et seq.) (collectively “California Law”).

These additional rights and other terms are only available to California residents about whom we collect Personal Information. To learn more about Pluralsight’s privacy principles, see our Privacy Notice

II. What Personal Information We Collect

You have the right to know what kinds of Personal Information Pluralsight is collecting. We have collected the following categories of Personal Information from consumers within the last 12 months: 

Category

Examples

Collected?

Identifiers.

This category may include: name, postal address, unique personal identifiers, online identifiers, email address, account name, Social Security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers. Under California Law, “unique identifiers” or “unique personal identifier” means a persistent identifier that can be used to recognize a consumer, a family, or a device that is linked to a consumer or family, over time and across the Site.

 

 

Yes

Personal Information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).

This category may include: name, signature, Social Security number, physical characteristics, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education or employment information, financial account numbers, medical information, or health insurance information.

 

 

Yes

Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.

This category may include: age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex and gender information, veteran or military status, or genetic information.

 

 

Yes

Commercial information.

This category may include: records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.

 

 

   Yes

 

Internet or other electronic network activity information.

This category may include: browsing history, search history, and information regarding interactions with an Internet Web site, application, or advertisement.

 

 

Yes

 

Approximate Geolocation data.

This category may include: physical location or movements.

 

 

Yes

Sensitive Personal Information.

Social Security number, driver’s license, state identification card, or passport number; account log-in, financial account, debit card, or credit card number in combination with any required security or access code, password, or credentials allowing access to an account; precise geolocation; racial or ethnic origin, religious or philosophical beliefs; union membership; genetic data; unique biometric information; contents of certain mail, emails, and text messages; or health, sex life or sexual orientation information.

 

 

 

No

Professional or employment-related information.

This category may include: current or past job history or performance evaluations.

 

Yes

Non-public education information.

This category may include: education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf (e.g., grades and transcripts).

 

No

Inferences drawn from other Personal Information.

This category may include: inferences drawn from the above information that may reflect your preferences, characteristics, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, or similar behavioral information.

No

For more information on the Personal Information we collect, please see the “Personal Data We Collect” section of our Privacy Notice.

III. How We Collect and Use Your Personal Information

You have the right to know how Personal Information is obtained, how it is used, and our business purposes for that use.

We collect each of the categories of your Personal Information listed above as described in the “Personal Data We Collect” section of our Privacy Notice. We may use each of the categories of Personal Information described above for the business purposes described in the “How We Use Your Personal Data” section of our Privacy Notice.

IV. How We Disclose, Share, and Sell Your Personal Information

You have the right to know if your personal information is disclosed, shared, or sold to any third parties. In addition to the information provided below, more information is available in the “Reasons We Share Personal Data” section of our Privacy Notice.

a. Disclosures

We may disclose your Personal Information with third parties for a business or commercial purpose. In the past 12 months, we have disclosed your Personal Information with the following categories of third parties for a business or commercial purpose:

●  Internally: Pluralsight may disclose your Personal Information with affiliates, business partners, employees, and other parties in order to provide you with support and other services. Pluralsight’s affiliates can be found on our Website.

●  With Our Service Providers and Contractors: We sometimes retain third parties to perform certain business-related functions such as sending email on our behalf, payment processing, or conducting market research. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the Personal Information that they need to perform their specific function. We also share user engagement information with third parties derived from our Platform. For example, when you view a course related to a specific technology vendor, we share information such as the number of course minutes viewed, Role and Skill IQ levels, hands-on course engagement, and other related information with that technology vendor. These third parties are not permitted to use your Personal Information that we share with them for any purpose other than as required for them to provide services to us. Pluralsight’s sub-processors can be found on our Website.

●  Advertisers and Advertising Networks: Our website may include social media plug-ins (such as the Facebook like button), widgets (such as the “Share” button), or other tools made available by third parties, such as social media companies, that may result in data being collected or shared between us and the third parties for various purposes, including to select and serve personalized advertisements to you and others. These third parties may set and access their own cookies, web beacons, and embedded scripts on your device, and they may otherwise collect or have access to Personal Information about you, including unique personal identifiers such as an IP address, and they may share that data with us. Your interactions with these third parties are governed by the third parties’ privacy policies.

●  Business Plans and Company Partnership Subscriptions: We partner with certain third parties to provide our services to their employees or their group members. As part of such partnerships, a third party may pay for the subscription for its employees or group members or otherwise contract with Pluralsight to make your subscription available to you, and Pluralsight may share Personal Information about your use of our services with the third party. If your subscription was provided by your employer or group sponsor (including Company Partnerships as defined in the Terms of Use), we may share Personal Information you provide, or Personal Information we may otherwise collect through your registration and use of our services, with such third party. This Personal Information may include course viewing history, course viewing time, course or assessment completion, course quality ratings and feedback, certifications, performance-related metrics, and other Personal Information.

●  Corporate Mergers and Acquisition Activity: In the event that Pluralsight or its affiliates acquires or is acquired by another business operation, or in the event of a reorganization, merger, or other similar event, your Personal Information may be shared with the acquiring, acquired, or resulting entities and their affiliates including for the purposes of operating and managing your account as well as for providing you with additional products and services offered by the acquiring, acquired, or resulting entities.

●  Legal Requirements: In certain situations, Pluralsight may be required to disclose your Personal Information in response to lawful requests by governmental agencies and supervisory authorities, including to meet security or law enforcement requirements. We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information as required by applicable law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or similar legal process served on us or our Site.

●  With Your Consent or Authorization: We may disclose your Personal Information to anyone for whom you have authorized disclosure of Personal Information in this Supplement.

●  Other: We may disclose your Personal Information for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the Personal Information.

b. Selling and Sharing

You have the right to know whether your Personal Information is being sold or shared. We do not sell your Personal Information for profit. However, we do engage in certain information disclosure activities that may be considered “sales” or “sharing” under California Law. In the last 12 months, we have shared or sold the following Personal Information:

 

Category

Business or Commercial Purpose

Categories of Third Parties to Whom Personal Information was Disclosed That May be Considered a “Sale/Sharing” Under California Law

Identifiers.

●  To provide you with personal advertising and content

●  Service providers and contractors

●  Advertisers and advertising networks

Internet or other similar network activity.

●  To provide you with personal advertising and content

●  Service providers and contractors

●  Advertisers and advertising networks

We do not knowingly sell or share the Personal Information of consumers under 16 years of age.

V. Your Rights and Choices under California Law

a. Right to Know

You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your Personal Information. Once we receive and verify your request, we will disclose to you:

●  The categories of Personal Information we collected about you;

●  The categories of sources for the Personal Information we collected about you;

●  Our business or commercial purpose for collecting, selling, or sharing that Personal Information;

●  The categories of third parties with whom we disclose that Personal Information; and

●  The specific pieces of Personal Information we collected about you (also called a data portability request).

You may only make a Right to Know request twice within a 12-month period.

 

b. Right to Delete

You have the right to request that we delete any of your Personal Information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and verify your request, we will delete (and, where required, direct our service providers, contractors, and third parties to whom we have sold or shared your Personal Information to delete) your Personal Information from our records, unless an exception under California Law applies. We may also deny your deletion request if the Personal Information is required to complete the transaction for which the information was collected or to provide you with requested goods or services.

 

c. Right to “Opt-out” of the Sale or Sharing of Personal Information

If Pluralsight sells or shares Personal Information about you to third parties, you may have the right to opt out and request that Pluralsight not sell or share your Personal Information. To exercise the right to opt out, you (or your authorized agent) may submit a request to us at:

●  Email: [email protected]

●  Phone: (801) 784-9007 opt 1.

●  Physical Address: 42 Future Way, Draper, Utah 84020

Once you make a verified opt-out request, we will wait at least twelve (12) months before asking you to reauthorize Personal Information sales. However, if at a later time, you wish to allow us to share or sell your Personal Information to third parties, you must opt into such sharing or sales, and may do so by contacting us at the information provided above. If a transaction requires the sharing or sale or transmission of your Personal Information in order to complete the transaction, we will notify you and provide instructions on how you can opt in.

 

d. Right to Correct Inaccurate Personal Information

You have the right to request that we correct any of your Personal Information that we maintain about you.

 

e. Right to Non-Discrimination

We will not discriminate against you for choosing to exercise any of your rights. If you exercise certain rights, understand that you may be unable to use or access certain features of the Services. Unless permitted by applicable law, we will not: (i) deny you goods or services; (ii) charge you different prices or rates for goods or services, including through granting discounts or other benefits, or imposing penalties; (iii) provide you a different level or quality of goods or services; or (iv) suggest that you may receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.

VI. Exercising Your California Law Privacy Rights

You do not need to create an account with us to exercise your California Law privacy rights. To exercise the rights described above, please submit a consumer request to us by contacting us at:

●  Email: [email protected]

●  Phone: (801) 784-9007 opt 1.

●  Physical Address: 42 Future Way, Draper, Utah 84020

To exercise your right to know, delete, or correct your Personal Information as described above, we need to verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the Personal Information relates to you. We may deny your request if we are unable to verify your identity. These requests may be made only by you, your parent, guardian (if you are under 18 years or age), conservator, a person to whom you have given power of attorney pursuant to California Probate Code sections 4000 to 4465, or an authorized agent. As permitted under California Law, we may request that an individual submitting a request on behalf of a consumer submit proof that they are an authorized agent of the subject consumer, as well as verify the consumer’s identity. To protect your Personal Information, we reserve the right to deny a request from an agent that does not submit adequate proof that you authorized them to act for you.

VII. Response Timing and Format

Once we have verified a request from a California consumer, we will confirm receipt of the request within 10 days and explain how we will process the request. We will then respond to the request within 45 days. We may require an additional 45 days (for a total of 90 days) to process your request, but in those situations, we will provide you a response and explanation for the reason it will take more than 45 days to respond to the request. Our responses will include required information under California Law.

VIII. Data Retention

We may retain all categories of your Personal Information described above for as long as needed to carry out the purposes described herein or as otherwise required by applicable law. Unless we are required or permitted by law to keep your Personal Information for a longer period of time, when your Personal Information is no longer necessary to carry out the purposes for which we process it, we will delete your Personal Information or keep it in a form that does not permit identifying you. When determining the retention period, we take into account various criteria, such as the nature of the use of the Site, your general relationship with us, the impact on our ability to provide you the Site if we delete your Personal Information, mandatory retention periods provided by law and the statute of limitations, and our use of your Personal Information for aggregated market research.

C. Colorado, Connecticut, Utah, and Virginia

For users residing in Colorado, Connecticut, Utah and Virginia, you also have rights with respect to the Personal Information that we collect about you. In addition to the rights that are available to residents of California, if you are a resident of one of these states, you may also have the right to:

●  Opt out of the processing of your Personal Information for the purposes of targeted advertising and for profiling in furtherance of decisions, including, for residents of Connecticut, solely automated decisions, that produce legal or similarly significant effects; and

●  Appeal any decision or indecision related to the exercise of any right the consumer is granted under the applicable state law.

If you would like to exercise any of your rights under applicable law (including the right to appeal), please contact us at:

●  Email: [email protected]

●  Phone: (801) 784-9007 opt 1.

●  Physical Address: 42 Future Way, Draper, Utah 84020

D. Nevada

Nevada law gives residents of Nevada the right to request that a company not sell their Personal Information for monetary consideration to certain other parties. This right applies even if your Personal Information is not currently being sold. If you are a resident of Nevada and wish to exercise this right, please contact us at:

●  Email: [email protected]

●  Phone: (801) 784-9007 opt 1.

●  Physical Address: 42 Future Way, Draper, Utah 84020