ClassFlow

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Audience
Parents, Students, Teachers, Other (Staff etc.)
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Vendor requires parental consent managed by School
Privacy Policy
Policy length: 14,757 words
No. of policies: 3
Time to read: 116 minutes

App Overview

Classflow provides lesson building tools for teachers and schools that enable creating rich and interactive content for students. The vendor encourages a user to avoid including personal information in user submissions and teachers should talk with their students about not including personal information. In addition, the vendor does not share, sell, rent, trade, or disclose personal information about students, teachers, administrators, and parents to third parties for marketing or advertising purposes. Lastly, Classflow requires express consent from a parent or guardian to disclose personal information to the vendor, however, an individual teacher, school, or district is solely responsible for obtaining parental consent.
Safety
What's This?
Evaluating Safety takes into consideration best practices that protect a user's physical and emotional health.
Classflow encourages a user to avoid including personal information in user submissions and teachers should talk with their students about not including personal information in any content. However, the vendor does not monitor, review, or exercise control over a user’s submissions. In addition, a teacher has the option to participate in the class flow community marketplace which gives access to lessons and materials shared by other users. Lastly, teachers can engage in a forum discussions with other teachers and upload content that is either private or public.
Privacy
What's This?
Evaluating Privacy takes into consideration best practices that protect the disclosure of a user's personal information.
Classflow collects and processes only a user's information that is necessary for the purposes of providing the Service, but any information collected does not contain sensitive information. In addition, the vendor does not share, sell, rent, trade, or disclose personal information about students, teachers, administrators, and parents to third parties for marketing or advertising purposes. However, the vendor does use third party service providers to help provide the service, enhance the service, increase the service’s functionality, and improve a user’s experience with the service.
Security
What's This?
Evaluating Security takes into consideration best practices that protect the integrity and confidentiality of a user's data.
Classflow takes reasonable precautions to maintain the security and integrity of a user’s personal information that it collects. Once the vendor receives a user’s information they use procedures and security features to try and prevent unauthorized access. Lastly, the vendor uses industry standard SSL encryption to transfer sensitive and personal information and stores a user’s information on a secure server behind multiple firewalls.
Compliance
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Evaluating Compliance takes into consideration best practices of companies that collect personal information from children or students and the legal obligations for the privacy and security of that information.
Classflow requires express consent from a parent or guardian to disclose personal information to the vendor. If the vendor learns they have collected personal information from a student under the age of 18 without parental consent, they will take reasonable steps to destroy the information securely and as as quickly as possible.

In addition, if Classflow is contacted by an authorized user such as a teacher, student, or the parent or guardian of a student to request a change to personal information, the vendor will notify the school which has 30 days to respond to the request. However, an individual teacher, school, or district is solely responsible for complying with obligations of COPPA, FERPA, and obtaining written permission from a parent or guardian.

The privacy evaluations have been designed with the help and support of a consortium of schools and districts across the United States. These evaluations are designed to streamline making an informed decision about the potential privacy implications of educational technology used to support teaching and learning. The bars in the evaluations are not a measure of absolute safety or risk rather, they suggest areas to be considered and examined as part of using the application.

Our core evaluation criteria are freely available, and will remain freely available. People are encouraged to read the questions we use and the information security primer we released. Vendors are encouraged to use our questions and the information security primer to self-evaluate. You can also learn more about our evaluation process.

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