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Education-to-Workforce Indicator Framework Privacy Policy


This policy together with our Terms of Use serves as the agreement between you and Mathematica on the conditions of your use of the Website (“Website”) and our commitment to you with respect to data security and privacy. Please read this policy and the Terms of Use carefully. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of this Website after we make changes to the policy is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.


This policy addresses (1) the different categories of information and data that we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit and use the Website (“Information”), (2) how the Information may be used or disclosed, and (3) the data security policies and practices employed to safeguard the Information.

Mathematica is serious about data protection and security. Mathematica handles sensitive information and data, including personally identifiable information, on a daily basis across many diverse projects. Mathematica handles all Information in a manner consistent with applicable laws and regulations.

Categories of Information Collected on the Website

  1. Website Use and User Information – this is the information you provide when you utilize the features on the Website;
  2. User Input – this is the information you are prompted to type into the specified input fields when using the interactive content and/or participate in conversations extending to third party applications (e.g., social media, subscribing to newsletters, etc.).

The Information is collected at different times depending on your level of interaction with the Website.

Website Use and User Information

When you visit the Website: We collect information automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies.

When you email us, or use other public spaces of the Website: When you contact us by email, we may keep copies of your correspondence (e.g., email addresses). If you provide information to us, we may keep copies of your posts or other user contributions. Your user contributions are posted and transmitted to others at your own risk.

Use of Your Information

In general, all Information collected is used in the pursuit of improving the Website, or for educational or research purposes. We do not use any Information for marketing or advertising purposes. Information may be used for purposes of enhancing the user experience of Website features or for developing additional tools or services that may or may not be presented or provided on this Website. In addition, we may use your information to notify you about changes, additional features or Products we add to our Website or provide other information on related topics or opportunities that we think may be interesting to you.

Disclosure of Your Information

Mathematica strives to improve public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity, and excellence to bear on the provision of information collection and analysis. In support of this endeavor, and in accordance with our Privacy Policy, we may disclose your Information (in the pursuit of helping other users or to promote research and development of technology and products or to provide statistics on Website usage). Any Information disclosed will not include personally identifiable information. Only aggregated information will be disclosed. 

Data Security

Cloud Computing Security: We have implemented measures designed to secure the Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. We carefully selected our software providers in accordance with industry best practice standards, including appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to secure information.

Encryption: The Website is only accessible via https and all of your Information, is encrypted in transit and at rest with the latest encryption standards.

Access Standards: Access to our production servers is limited to a small, specifically defined set of professional staff. Access to your Information, generally, is specifically limited to only those employees or our authorized subcontractors or agents who need to have access to support the Website. Any employee that has access to the Website has signed a confidentiality agreement and is required to participate in annual data security and privacy training. Anyone who may cease working at Mathematica is reminded of their confidentiality obligations, and their network access is terminated.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.

Third Party Software and Websites

Our Website is may be comprised of multiple software. These third parties are solely responsible for their own privacy practices and the content on their websites.

Changing and Updating Your Information

Users may correct and update their information, remove their information from our database, or stop any other services we provide through this Website by emailing their request to

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We post any changes we make to this Privacy Policy on this page. The date this Privacy Policy was last revised is identified at the bottom of this page. You are responsible for periodically visiting our Website and this Privacy Policy to check for any changes.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on March 17, 2023.

If you have any questions or concerns about any of the provisions in this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

This website was funded in part by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.