Is harboring eLearning data safe again?


The secure management of learner and client data should be a priority for all teams and companies that deliver eLearning. After a recent ruling declared the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles invalid, many LearnUpon customers asked: what now for EU-US personal data transfer?

GDPR came and went: how it impacted our products

Rustici Software

We were proud that we already valued our customers’ data as their own, never shared it out with a third-party for commercial gain and took every reasonable step to keep data secure. We’ve participated in Safe Harbor and Privacy Shield certifications in the past, which guided our existing policies. We built tools to make this data management and deletion much easier; we wanted to make it easier for our SCORM Cloud customers to manage the GDPR data deletion requirements.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

This is something that gets discussed as emergent: see Emergent Knowledge Management , Direction of eLearning - Emergence or Big System , and Future Platforms for eLearning. Safe Harbor Statements - Clearly mark pages that are controlled and approved vs. those that are not. Selling the Value Often it can be tricky to convince management of the value of providing these tools. I can safely say that I have gotten nothing out of the site.

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