Software in Compliance with FERPA and SOPIPA
(SEATTLE – October 5, 2017) – ClassFlowTM, the next-generation of lesson delivery software, was recognized by iKeepSafe, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, for its compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Student Online Personal Information Protection Act (SOPIPA). As part of this achievement, ClassFlow will display both the FERPA and SOPIPA badges to note that the software has been assessed and approved by iKeepSafe.
iKeepSafe Privacy Certifications simplify privacy compliance for education technology vendors and make it easy for districts, schools, and parents to identify websites, apps, data management platforms, and other technology products that comply with 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.
“Promethean continues to be committed to safeguarding students in every way,” said Ravi Angadi, Chief Products and Strategy Officer, PrometheanTM. “Topping that list includes our commitment to protecting the personal information of students and teachers who use ClassFlow. As one of the first companies to sign the Student Privacy Pledge, Promethean is committed to meeting the security and privacy requirements of our customers. Earning iKeepSafe’s FERPA and California Student Privacy certifications further proves our commitment to our students and teachers.”
In order to receive FERPA and SOPIPA, iKeepSafe conducted a thorough manual and technical review of ClassFlow to assess its compliance with iKeepSafe Privacy Assessment guidelines. In order to keep the badge, iKeepSafe conducts an annual renewal to ensure that ClassFlow remains in good standing with both FERPA and SOPIPA.
“By earning the iKeepSafe Privacy FERPA and California Student Data Privacy certifications, Promethean has demonstrated their absolute dedication to safeguarding student data,” said Holly Hawkins, President of iKeepSafe. “Users can feel assured that this product meets iKeepSafe’s quality standard of data privacy protection.”
The ClassFlow Family of Software allows educators to create and deliver engaging lessons online or offline, while also providing a suite of advanced collaboration features to energize the classroom when connected to individual student devices.
To learn more about ClassFlow, visit www.ClassFlow.com.
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.
Governors, First Spouses, and State Attorneys General from throughout the United States joined with law enforcement agencies, and child safety advocates in the formation of the Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe) a national effort promoting the safe and healthy use of technology. iKeepSafe was founded by Jacalyn S. Leavitt, former First Lady of Utah, in 2005. Over the past decade, iKeepSafe has evolved into a leading organization trusted internationally by families, educators, and industry.
Promethean is a global education company that improves learning productivity by developing, integrating, and implementing innovative 21st-century learning environments that help make everyone more engaged, empowered, and successful. Promethean’s global headquarters is located in Seattle, USA, with offices in Blackburn U.K. and Atlanta, USA. Promethean is a member of the Net Dragon Websoft Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0777) group of companies. For more information, please visit PrometheanWorld.com.
About NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited
NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0777) is a leading innovator and creative force in China’s mobile Internet industry. Established in 1999, NetDragon is a vertically integrated, cutting-edge R&D powerhouse with a highly successful track record which includes the development of flagship MMORPGs such as Eudemons Online, Heroes Evolved (formerly known as Calibur of Spirit), Conquer Online, China’s number one online gaming portal, 17173.com, and China’s most influential smartphone app store platform, 91 Wireless, which was sold to Baidu in 2013 as the largest Internet M&A transaction in China at the time. Being China’s pioneer in overseas expansion, NetDragon also directly operates a number of game titles in over 10 languages internationally since 2003. In recent years, NetDragon has become a major player in global online and mobile learning space as it works to leverage its mobile Internet technologies and operational know-how to develop a game-changing learning ecosystem. For more information, please visit NetDragon.com.