1888PressRelease – Electronic Record Management Company Signs Student Privacy Pledge.
Dallas, TX – YellowFolder LLC, a market leader in education document management announces they have signed the Student Privacy Pledge. The Pledge is in place to safeguard the privacy, collection, maintenance, and use of student personal data. By becoming a signatory, YellowFolder commits to comply with the existing federal law and regulatory guidance regarding the collection and handling of student data.
“At YellowFolder, our motto is “It’s Really All About the Kids.” says Kelby Hagar, CEO of YellowFolder, “From the beginning, we as a company have made a commitment to maintain the trust of school administrators, parents and students through digitizing their district records.”
The pledge was developed by The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) with guidance from school service providers, educator organizations, and other stakeholders. The Pledge has also been endorsed by the National PTA and the National School Boards Association.
The pledge makes clear school service providers are accountable to:
• Not sell student information
• Use data for authorized education purposes only
• Not change privacy policies without notice and choice
• Enforce strict limits on data retention
• Provide comprehensive security standards
• Be transparent about collection and use of data
“We are proud to sign the Student Privacy Pledge and maintain clear terms regarding how we treat student information.” continued Mr. Hagar.
The full text of the pledge, more information about how to support it, and a list of current signatories are available at studentprivacypledge.org.
For 25 years K-12 Schools across the United States have trusted us as their electronic record management system. YellowFolder is the digital file cabinet for hundreds of districts across the United States. We offer secure solutions for Student Records, as well as Special Education, Human Resource, and Administrative record management. We understand the state and federal retention requirements for each of our customers, and help you stay compliant. http://www.yellowfolder.com
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