Starfall Learn to Read is a complete beginning phonics instruction and practice resource. The policies for Starfall Learn to Read do not address how users interact with the service and whether there are any methods for users to interact with one another or to submit content on the service. The policies are clear that the service does not share any of the personal information it collects from users with third parties and will only use the information it collects to operate the service. They are also clear that the service does not target ads on the platform to children. When discussing security, the policies only indicate that the service employs encryption to protect purchases made on the service, but do not address any of the security measures in place to protect the personal information it holds about users. Finally, Starfall Learn to Read's policies clearly state that the service is directed at children, but no personal information is collected from children.
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.