Educadium respects international standards for privacy and data collection
Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 11, 2010
Educadium, developer of the EasyCampus Virtual School Builder platform used by learning organizations around the world, announced today that it has been certified to display the TRUSTe EU Safe Harbor Privacy Seal. TRUSTe, the leading online privacy seal and trust assurance service, awards its privacy seal only to companies that pass a rigorous certification process and comply with ongoing oversight, including TRUSTe's dispute resolution process.
"As a certified TRUSTe member, we send a clear signal to EasyCampus users that Educadium is a trustworthy partner and respects international standards for privacy and data collection,” said Educadium President Todd Harris. “We’re proud to join many of the world’s leading organizations that protect the privacy of their customers with TRUSTe.”
Educadium’s EasyCampus Virtual School Builder service supports thousands of educational, nonprofit and corporate users in dozens of countries. The hosted learning management platform features powerful course templates, discussion forums, quiz-building tools, and password-protected access to learning materials. With TRUSTe’s privacy protection, EasyCampus will continue to be the safe, affordable and convenient way to build cost-effective online schools and training programs.
The TRUSTe EU Safe Harbor Seal is a recognized symbol of trust among consumers and broadcasts a Web site’s commitment to protecting the privacy of European visitors through compliance with the EU-US Safe Harbor Framework and participation in TRUSTe’s Watchdog Consumer Dispute Resolution service. The EU-US Safe Harbor Framework was developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce in concert with the European Commission to provide a framework for U.S. companies to comply with EU privacy directives protecting the personal information of European citizens.
Site monitoring and the Watchdog Consumer Dispute Resolution mechanism are cornerstones of the TRUSTe EU Safe Harbor Seal and Certification Program. Through automated monitoring, TRUSTe verifies the practices of seal program participants to ensure ongoing compliance with program requirements. TRUSTe’s Watchdog Dispute Resolution services provide consumers and companies with an effective, easy-to-use method to resolve privacy disputes.
Educadium is a next-generation learning management company, which helps organizations and individuals take advantage of e-learning, online training, self-paced content, and distance education. Educadium was formed in 2008 by an experienced group of teachers and technologists. The Portland, Oregon-based company is privately held. Educadium develops the EasyCampus Virtual School Builder, a convenient and affordable LMS used by schools, nonprofits, trainers, and learning organizations around the world to create virtual schools and classrooms. For a free online school, visit Educadium at http://www.educadium.com.
TRUSTe Privacy Seals help consumers click with confidence by guiding them to trustworthy Web sites. Thousands of Web sites rely on TRUSTe industry best practices to help them make the right decisions about privacy and protecting confidential user information. Half of the top fifty Web sites are certified to TRUSTe’s leading practices, including Disney, eBay, Facebook, Intuit, Microsoft and Yahoo. To find out more, visit http://www.truste.com.
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