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McAfee Institute Policies

Welcome to the McAfee Institute's policy hub. This page serves as a central resource, linking to our key policies. These policies are integral to maintaining a fair, responsible, and secure environment for all our stakeholders. Explore each policy to understand our standards and practices better.

1. Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Policy

This policy outlines the requirements for maintaining certification through ongoing education. It details the types of activities that qualify for CPE credits, reporting procedures, and compliance timelines.

2. Terms of Service

Our Terms of Service define the legally binding agreement between the Institute and its users. It covers aspects like user responsibilities, service limitations, and the use of our online platforms.

3. Code of Professional Responsibility

This code sets forth the professional and ethical standards expected of our certified professionals. It includes guidelines on professional conduct, continuous skill development, and adherence to legal standards.

4. Exam Security Policy

Ensures the integrity and confidentiality of our certification exams. This policy covers the security measures in place, including exam administration, candidate behavior, and incident handling.

5. Code of Ethics

Outlines the ethical principles guiding our members' and staff's conduct. It emphasizes integrity, professionalism, confidentiality, and respect in all professional activities.

6. Proctor Policies

Provides guidelines for proctors overseeing our certification exams. It includes proctor responsibilities, exam administration protocols, and procedures for handling irregularities.

7. Privacy Policy

Details how we collect, use, safeguard, and disclose personal information gathered from our users. It is crucial for understanding how your data is handled.

8. Honesty Policy

Our commitment to upholding honesty and integrity in our educational and examination processes. This policy addresses academic honesty, plagiarism, and cheating.

9. Scholarship Policy

Outlines the eligibility criteria, application process, and selection criteria for scholarships. This policy is designed to provide financial assistance to deserving candidates.

10. Accessibility

Demonstrates our commitment to making our courses, exams, and resources accessible to individuals with disabilities. It includes information on available accommodations and how to request them.

11. Subpoena Request

Guidelines for law enforcement and legal entities on submitting subpoena requests for information. It details the process, required documentation, and contact points.

12. Event Code of Conduct

Sets expectations for professional and respectful behavior at our events and conferences. It aims to create a safe, inclusive, and collaborative environment.

13. Content Usage Policy

Defines the rules for using our proprietary content, including course materials, publications, and online resources. It covers permissions, restrictions, and proper attribution.

14. Refund Policy

Details the conditions under which refunds are granted for courses and exams. It includes timelines, processes, and any potential charges or fees.

15. Exam Development

Provides insight into the process of developing and maintaining our certification exams. It covers topic selection, question formulation, and review procedures.

16. Exam Extension Request

Outlines the procedure for requesting an extension on exam deadlines. It includes eligibility criteria, required documentation, and how to submit a request.