June 1, 2021—iKeepSafe is pleased to announce that Awesome Table, Form Publisher, and Yet Another Mail Merge (YAMM) have earned the iKeepSafe COPPA Safe Harbor and FERPA Certifications. These certifications signify that these three products have been proactively and independently assessed by iKeepSafe, an experienced privacy protection organization.
iKeepSafe Privacy Certifications simplify privacy compliance for education technology vendors and make it easy for schools to identify websites, apps, data management platforms, and other technology products that follow various privacy laws governing student data. Products that carry the iKeepSafe badge provide educators and parents with the assurance that the product meets iKeepSafe’s standards in the areas of privacy, safety, and security.
“Our products are used by thousands of educational institutions, from K-12 schools to universities,” said the CEO of Talarian—the company behind the three products. “This level of impact comes with a responsibility to ensure student and educator privacy. We have always held user safety as a top priority and are proud to have gotten third party validation of that commitment.”
“We congratulate each of these products on earning their iKeepSafe COPPA Safe Harbor and FERPA Certifications! By prioritizing this rigorous process, they have clearly shown their dedication to safeguarding student data,” said iKeepSafe President Amber Lindsay. “Users can feel confident that Form Publisher, Awesome Table, and Yet Another Mail Merge all meet iKeepSafe’s high standards of data privacy protection.”
ABOUT YET ANOTHER MAIL MERGE
Yet Another Mail Merge (YAMM) is a mail merge tool designed to help users send mass personalized emails in bulk directly from Google Sheets and Gmail. YAMM has many use-cases in education: teacher-student, teacher-parent, administrator-teacher, administrator-student, etc. Sending assignments, sending news and updates, contacting donors, etc. YAMM enables users to track the effectiveness of campaigns, including email opens, clicks, bounces, and responses. Other features include contact segmentation, personalized subject lines, email body, links, images and attachments, polls, templates, and customization via HTML and CSS.
With a 4.8/5 rating on over 19,000 reviews and 10,000,000 installs in the Google Workspace Marketplace, YAMM is a top-rated app trusted by 150,000 organizations, among them thousands of universities and schools in the US and the rest of the world.
ABOUT FORM PUBLISHER
Form Publisher enables users to automate tedious administrative processes such as leave request approvals through automated document generation workflows.
Form Publisher lets users easily create customized documents from Google Forms by turning form submissions into beautifully designed PDFs, Google Workspace, or Microsoft Office documents. It can then automatically send them via email to be approved and signed online. All generated documents are stored on Google Drive.
Form Publisher is used in schools to automate tasks such as taking class attendance and creating certificates. Furthermore, many teachers use it to collect feedback and create progress reports.
With a 4.6/5 rating on over 4000 reviews and 20,000,000 installs in the Google Workspace Marketplace, Form Publisher is a top-rated app trusted by over 100,000 organizations, among them thousands of universities and schools in the US and the rest of the world.
ABOUT AWESOME TABLE
Awesome Table enables users to make filterable and searchable catalogs or maps using Google Sheets by making it easy to embed spreadsheet data into a website without any coding skills.
Awesome Table has been used for years by teachers and administrators to improve communication with students. This includes creating digital gradebooks, curriculum maps, course catalogs, project directories, and badge systems that can be easily updated and accessed. Students themselves have used it for their own projects as well.
With a 4.6/5 rating on over 350 reviews and 10,000,000 installs in the Google Workspace Marketplace, Awesome Table is a top-rated app trusted by 70,000 organizations, among them thousands of universities and schools in the US and the rest of the world.
The Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe) certifies digital products as compliant with state and federal requirements for handling protected personal information. We help organizations achieve and maintain compliance through product assessments, monthly monitoring, annual training, and assistance with remediation. To view iKeepSafe’s list of assessed products, visit https://ikeepsafe.org/products/.