Infobase Takes the Student Privacy Pledge

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Infobase Takes the Student Privacy Pledge

Infobase has officially signed the Student Privacy Pledge. Introduced by the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the Student Privacy Pledge aims to safeguard student privacy regarding the collection, maintenance, and use of student personal information. President Barack Obama endorsed the Pledge in 2015.

As a signatory, Infobase pledges to carry out responsible stewardship and appropriate use of student personal information according to the Pledge’s commitments and in adherence to all laws applicable to school service providers. Per the Pledge’s website, signers of the Student Privacy Pledge have committed to:

  • Not sell student information
  • Not behaviorally target advertising to students
  • Use data only for authorized education purposes
  • Not change privacy policies without notice and choice
  • Enforce strict limits on data retention
  • Support parental access to, and correction of errors in, their children’s information
  • Provide comprehensive security standards
  • Be transparent about collection and use of data

For more information about the Student Privacy Pledge and what it contains, click here. For more information about Infobase’s data security and privacy policy, click here.