The data below is collected when uPar’s tool is used. Data is transmitted securely through Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and is encrypted while at rest on our servers.
A Student Account can only be set up through an Educator Account. uPar does not require use of personally identifiable student information. Personally identifiable data for student accounts is solely used for educational purposes by the student and the student’s educational institution. The only data collected is that which is valuable for educational purposes.
Student information is controlled by Educators and the educational institution. Data can be printed, viewed and removed by Students’ Educators. Upon request from the educational institution, all Student Account data will be deleted or corrected as quickly as possible - not to exceed 30 days.
|We Collect||Why we collect it||Required|
|Assessment Name||Allows educators to create an assessment that students can log into.||Yes|
|Assessment Password||Secures the assessment so only students given the password can log in.||Yes|
|Student Name||Allows educators an easy way to identify their students so they can easily view assessment results associated with their students.||No|
|Student Grade Level||Allows assessment to report whether the student needs an accommodation, modification, or combination to meet curricular requirements .||Yes|
|Student Independent Reading Level||Allows assessment to test whether an accommodation allows student to read above their independent reading level.||Yes|
|Comprehension scores for each reading passage and condition.||Reports results of the different conditions so educators’ can make data-driven educational decisions.||Yes|
Don Johnston Incorporated does not sell, share, rent or otherwise disclose your information collected by uPar. We do not use student information collected through our services for behavioral targeting or advertising or any commercial purpose. Information is only disclosed when:
We do not monitor or view any Personally Identifiable information or content stored in uPar. Below lists the limited circumstances where your information may be accessed by our employees.
Aggregate, non-identifiable information is solely used to enhance uPar and, in the case of an Organizational Account, support implementation.
We do not, under any circumstance, advertise to Student Users.
Data is stored on servers located in the United States. If you live outside of the United States and have laws governing data collection and use that differ from U.S. law, then you acknowledge and agree that you are transferring your Personal Information outside of those regions to the United States and that, by providing your Personal Information to uPar, you consent to that transfer.
Some data is also stored locally on your computing device and synchronizes to our servers when an online connection is present. Data that syncs include Option Settings, Text saved in Outlines, Text saved in Sources; and if a user is a Student User: Readability of Text, approximate number of words read, number of words read using text to speech, and approximate time spent reading.
All data stored on our servers is encrypted. All transmission of information is encrypted and protected using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). Passwords are stored using a hash function. We also use physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to secure your data.
In the event that your Personal Information may be compromised, we will attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps.