Book Creator is a simple tool to create ebooks on iPad, Chromebooks and on the web. Create a book and publish it to Apple's iBooks Store, or share it online with the built-in ePub reader. Book Creator's policy states that teachers have the option to make student books public, which may contain personal information. Book Creator's terms state that Book Creator does not use any information to engage in behavioral advertising, marketing, or create ad profiles. Book Creator's policies state that they take reasonable steps to protect user data, including encryption. Lastly, Book Creator's terms state that they require parental consent and collect information from teachers, parents, family members, guardians and students who create an account with Book Creator or upload content to Book Creator.
The privacy evaluation is independent from the Common Sense edtech tool review. Privacy evaluations are designed to clarify how a service protects information, which will allow people to make informed decisions before using a tool with students.