July 18, 2019 —iKeepSafe is pleased to announce that Parlay Ideas has earned the iKeepSafe COPPA Safe Harbor, FERPA, and California Student Data Privacy Certifications. These certifications signify that Parlay Ideas 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.

Parlay Ideas is a blended-learning tool that helps teachers inspire meaningful, measurable, and inclusive discussion in their classrooms.

“Year after year, we continue to see the importance of data privacy in education and public life more generally,” said Bobby McDonald, Founder & CEO. “At Parlay, we know how important it is to keep student data secure, and we want the schools and communities we serve to know that we have only one goal when it comes to collecting and analyzing engagement data – to increase the quality of learning.”

“By earning the iKeepSafe COPPA Safe Harbor, FERPA, and California Student Privacy Certifications, Parlay Ideas has clearly shown their dedication to safeguarding student data,” said iKeepSafe Vice President Amber Lindsay. “Schools can now feel confident that Parlay Ideas meets iKeepSafe’s high standards of data privacy protection.”


About Parlay Ideas

Parlay Ideas is an education company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. They provide software, professional development, and content creation services that help teachers transform their classrooms through meaningful, student-driven discussions. To learn more visit: www.parlayideas.com

About iKeepSafe

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/.