Sep 302014
 
 September 30, 2014  Business, U.S., Youth & Schools

Gretchen M. Shipley writes:

School districts should also be proactive in asking key questions from online operators and sites made available to students, like:

  • What type of information does the operator collect from students?
  • Is the information used for commercial purposes? (If so, a school cannot consent on behalf of the parent.)
  • Is the information shared with third parties?
  • Are parents able to view and delete information collected from students? (If so, a school cannot consent on behalf of the parent.)
  • What security measures does the site operator take?
  • What are site operators data retention policies?

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