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The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) released, “School Safety & Privacy: An Animated Introduction,” a video about the technologies that schools use or are considering for school safety, privacy harms that can result from surveillance, and actionable steps that can help districts safeguard students’ safety and privacy.   This video is part of FPF’s… (Show more)
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sgeering
Yesterday at TLC Europe 19 we shared the exciting news that we submitted our Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs) for authorisation.   See this Blackboard Blog post.  You can find more details on what BCRs are, what they cover and why we submitted them in our Community blog post:    I also uploaded my slides from TLC Europe.
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Slides from my presentation at TLC Europe 19: GDPR one year on - data privacy for our clients (with the exciting announcements of BCRs submission)
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On 10 May 2019 Blackboard submitted our Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs) for authorisation to the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA). We announced this exciting achievement at TLC Europe and in a Blackboard Blog post. The following article provides more details on what the BCRs are, what our BCRs cover and why we chose to submit them. What… (Show more)
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For Blackboard, data privacy is of utmost importance and we take our responsibility to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) very seriously. We have established a dedicated California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) project to implement the CCPA requirements by January 1, 2020.   The CCPA implementation project builds on our existing… (Show more)
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At our institution, we have traditionally allowed students to download recordings and save them locally for watching offline, using both the original version of Collaborate and now with the LTI Moodle Ultra plug-in. A data-protection concern is that sessions, where participants have logged in with name, photo and then have comments aligned to… (Show more)
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40 US organisations including the Future of Privacy Forum (Blackboard is a member) published 10 principles for school safety, privacy and equity: https://ferpasherpa.org/schoolsafetyprinciples/.
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EdSurge article on Chief Privacy Officers in HigherEd: https://www.edsurge.com/news/2019-03-25-chief-privacy-officers-a-small-but-growing-fleet-in-higher-education.
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Helpful resource from the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) on deletion of student data and how to operationalise it incl. sample retention policy and inventory: https://cdt.org/insight/report-balancing-the-scale-of-student-data-deletion-and-retention-in-education/.
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I have just uploaded my slides from the presentation I gave at RMEA TLC in Dubai on our approach to data privacy:   TLC RMEA - Data privacy presentation
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