iKeepSafe is pleased to announce that Nepris has earned the iKeepSafe COPPA Safe Harbor, FERPA, and California Student Data Privacy Certifications. These certifications signify that Nepris 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 the assurance that the product meets iKeepSafe’s standards in the areas of privacy, safety, and security.
“Nepris was founded in 2013 to bring real-world relevance and career exposure to students through live, virtual connections with industry professionals,” said Mark Fry, Nepris Chief Operating Officer. “Currently, over 75,000 educators at more than 600 school districts across the country use the Nepris platform. This level of impact comes with a responsibility to ensure student and educator privacy. Nepris has always held student safety as a top priority and gaining third party validation reinforces our commitment.
“We congratulate Nepris on earning the iKeepSafe COPPA Safe Harbor, FERPA, ATLIS, and California Student Privacy Certifications,” said iKeepSafe President Amber Lindsay. “This process clearly shows their dedication to safeguarding student data. Schools can feel confident that Nepris meets iKeepSafe’s high standards of data privacy protection.”
Austin-based Nepris provides a cloud-based platform connecting industry professionals with K-16 classrooms so that students see the relevance of what they are learning in school. Students are exposed to diverse role models and career paths in STEM, the Arts, retail, manufacturing, and countless other careers. Nepris makes it easy for teachers to leverage industry connections while offering a scalable platform for companies and regional intermediaries to easily and effectively engage the current workforce with the future workforce, virtually. Over a half-million students have participated in a Nepris virtual session or have viewed one of the over 10,000 hours of videos in its library. See Nepris in action at Nepris.com. @NeprisApp
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/.