Protecting Privacy outlines Lightspeed Systems pledge to the privacy and security of their customers—ensuring data shared and collected remains private and protected.
Austin, TEXAS (PRWEB) December 18, 2014
In 2014, student data privacy became a prime concern for global education. Lightspeed Systems responded by enacting transparent and comprehensive data privacy policies. Protecting Privacy: Lightspeed Systems Overview (Protecting Privacy) outlines the educational technology company’s data privacy and security practices and provides answers to the questions schools should ask any service providers handling or managing student data.
Recently reviewed and accepted by the Future of Privacy Forum, a Washington D.C. based organization committed to the advancement of responsible data privacy practices, Protecting Privacy outlines Lightspeed Systems pledge to the privacy and security of their customers—ensuring data shared and collected remains private and protected. In addition, Protecting Privacy includes an overview of the company’s data collection, storage, access, and retention procedures—all in place to limit the collection of personal student and staff information to that which is only necessary to utilize Lightspeed Systems products and services.
As another testament to the company’s commitment to safeguarding privacy, Lightspeed Systems was recently accepted as a Signatory on the Student Privacy Pledge, a worldwide pledge of leading educational technology providers.
Lightspeed Systems is a sponsor of CoSN’s Protecting Privacy Initiative. The company’s solutions are FERPA, COPPA, CIPA, and HIPAA complaint.
Protecting Privacy: Lightspeed Systems Overview is publicly posted and can be viewed here: https://community.lightspeedsystems.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/LightspeedSystems-Protecting-Privacy.pdf.
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