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Prague, Czech Republic, 2011/07/12 - CloudSource Solutions announced that its CourseDirector App has received TRUSTed Apps Data Privacy Certification in the Google Apps Marketplace. TRUSTe certification demonstrates that CourseDirector follows TRUSTe’s high privacy standards.
The TRUSTe certification makes it easy for IT buyers at businesses and schools to quickly assess an app’s data collection practices, improving and simplifying the app evaluation and purchase process. With TRUSTed Apps certification, organizations can be confident that CourseDirector meets TRUSTe’s privacy program standards – an important consideration when purchasing a Marketplace app.
CourseDirector creates a 'Learning Management System' within Google Apps with an emphasis on simplicity and tight integration with Google Apps.
“TRUSTe’s customized certification program for Google Apps Marketplace makes privacy policies for web-based apps more transparent so that organizations can better determine whether an app is appropriate for their particular usage or not,” said Chris Babel, CEO, TRUSTe. “Becoming certified allows CourseDirector to differentiate its apps from others increasing the number of downloads from the Google Apps Marketplace.”
About TRUSTed Apps Data Privacy Certification for Google Marketplace Apps
TRUSTe certification guarantees that TRUSTe has reviewed all data management practices of the app and verified that they meet TRUSTe’s program standards. TRUSTe’s program standards are based upon a combination of privacy frameworks such as the US-EU Safe Harbor, regulatory guidelines such as the Fair Information Practice Principles, industry standards and reports, such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology privacy and security report, and client and expert review.
CourseDirector creates a 'Learning Management System' within Google Apps with an emphasis on simplicity and tight integration with Google Apps. It has great references form K-12 schools across the US and it is available for am unlimited one month trial.
TRUSTe is the leading online privacy solutions provider and provides a broad suite of privacy services to help businesses build trust and increase engagement across all of their online channels - including websites, mobile applications, advertising, cloud services, business analytics and E: marketing. Over 4,000 web properties including those from top companies like Apple, AT&T, Disney, eBay, Facebook, HP, Microsoft, Nationwide, Pfizer and Yelp rely on TRUSTe to ensure compliance with evolving and complex privacy requirements. TRUSTe’s mission, based on a “Truth in Privacy” framework, is laid on a solid foundation of transparency, choice and accountability regarding the collection and use of personal information. TRUSTe’s privacy seal is recognized and trusted by millions of consumers as a sign of responsible privacy practices.