• When you access and use this service, certain details about you, such as your name, user name,password, employee organization, email address, address you have provided, any profile photo you have uploaded to your profile, country, language preferences, marketing preferences, security verification questions (and responses) you have selected, areas of interest you have indicated, job or role, courses accessed and completion information (as applicable) (your “Personal Data”) will be used in the following ways:

    • - to administer your usage of 3M Academy
    • - to manage, analyse use of, and improve 3M Academy content
    • - in the event that you have opted in to receiving marketing communications, newsletters, advertisements, surveys and information about promotions and offers, to notify you of courses that may be of interest to you and to send reminders of courses that you may be required to complete.
    • - as described in our Privacy Policy:
    • - shared with your employer to confirm course attendance and course completion

    3M Company (Headquarters, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA) and, 3M United Kingdom PLC will be the data controllers of your Personal Data.

    Who your Personal Data may be disclosed to:

    3M is partnering with SumTotal Systems, LLC, a service provider based in the USA, to bring you 3M Academy. Your Personal Data will be transferred to, stored and/or processed in the USA, which may have different data protection rules than your country. In those circumstances, 3M has in place requirements relating to international data transfers.

    • - 3M may share your Personal Data with 3M group companies.
    • - Your Personal Data will only be shared with third parties that 3M has hired to perform support for this service, including (i) SumTotal Systems LLC and (ii) in the event that you have opted in to receive marketing communications from 3M as part of your 3M User Profile, 3M’s third party marketing partners. Those third parties are required to respect the confidentiality of your Personal Data and use it only where necessary to provide you the relevant service.
    • - If allowed by local laws and if your course at 3M Academy was booked or requested by your employer, we may share your course completion data with your employer based on its documented request.

    Your right to access data

    You may have the following rights with respect to your Personal Data, which apply differently depending on the jurisdiction and circumstances: right of access, right to rectification, right to erasure, right to restriction of processing, right to data portability and right to object to processing. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information, including how you can exercise your rights:

    How long your data is stored for

    Your Personal Data will be stored for no longer than is necessary in connection with your usage of 3M Academy.