May 12, 2017 —iKeepSafe is pleased to announce that eCare Vault has earned the iKeepSafe FERPA and California Student Data Privacy Certifications. These certifications signify that the program has 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 assurance that the product meets iKeepSafe’s standards in the areas of privacy, safety, and security.
eCare Vault is a state-of-the-art, individualized learning and care coordination platform that unlocks health, learning and social potential, one care recipient at a time. A care recipient could be a child, an elder or other loved one that you provide care for. eCare Vault enables you to build a team around your care recipient comprised of family members, educators, health care professionals and other trusted individuals. This then leads to seamless care coordination and sharing of health, educational and other confidential information (e.g., documents, photos, discussion threads) between team members in a privacy-compliant manner on the eCare Vault platform. eCare Vault: Building Care Teams Around Loved Ones.
“We are so thrilled to have earned federal (FERPA) and California student privacy certifications from iKeepSafe for our secure, state-of-the-art platform that is also HIPAA-compliant!” said eCare Vault CEO Dr. Aparna Rao. “This effectively enables us to be that missing bridge-in-the-cloud between education and healthcare, so that the WHOLE child can be supported! For the first time, parents, teachers, speech-language therapists, psychologists and other healthcare providers can securely and seamlessly exchange information for children with extra needs making eCare Vault, as one parent described it, ‘the Facebook of secure care coordination’!”
“Schools can feel confident that this product meets iKeepSafe’s quality standard of data privacy protection,” said iKeepSafe President Holly Hawkins. “By earning the FERPA and California Student Privacy Certifications, eCare Vault has demonstrated their commitment to protecting student data.”
For over a decade, iKeepSafe has been a trusted resource for schools and parents looking for balanced information about safe and healthy use of connected technologies. For more information about eCare Vault, visit https://ecarevault.com. To view iKeepSafe’s list of assessed products, visit https://ikeepsafe.org/products/.
About eCare Vault
Conceived as a joint collaboration between Harvard-trained child development experts and MIT-trained technology gurus in 2015, eCare Vault is a state-of-the-art, individualized learning and care coordination platform that unlocks health, learning and social potential, one care recipient (child, elder or other loved one) at a time. Located in Boston, MA.
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.