Ask Dallas College to remove Honorlock/Lockdown as its a violation of student privacy.

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Just to reiterate what’s at stake here, what I will state below is what honor lock themselves have claimed to do: “capture a screen recording of the secondary device to provide evidence...”“detect cell phone, tablet, and laptop use…”“Honorlock will never sell or monetize your data. We only share your data with your educational institution.”Collecting: “personal information may include your first and last name, email address, LMS user ID...driver’s license number, home address, date of birth, and other information.”“we collect information about Students’ Primary Devices and, if applicable, Secondary Devices. We may also collect information about the devices being used by Authorized Users. Information about devices may include type of device, operating system and version (e.g.,iOS, Android or Windows), carrier and country location, network type (WiFi, 3G, 4G, LTE), and other related device information”“provide the Services, including, without limitation, to detect Student misconduct when taking Exams.”“IP addresses, browser type and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, and similar information concerning your use of the App.”“records almost all Student activity including, without limitation, video recorded from the Student’s Primary Device web camera, recordings of a Student’s screen activity from his or her Primary Device, and recordings of a Student’s search and screen activity from his or her Secondary Device in connection with our Secondary Device Detection feature”Sharing: “share your Information with the School with which you are affiliated, and only to the extent necessary to perform the Services”“share this aggregate data with our affiliates, agents, business partners, and third parties.”“disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our products and Services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties.”“In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, sale of assets, dissolution, or similar event, the Information may be part of the transferred assets.”Protecting your information: “We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet.”Respecting your privacy: “Honorlock does not monitor, recognize, or honor any opt-out or do not track mechanisms, including general web browser “Do Not Track” settings and/or signals.”“Honorlock has no control over the privacy practices or the content of any of our business partners, advertisers, sponsors, or other websites to which we provide links.” Protecting your information: “We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet.”   THESE CLAIMS AND PRIVACY INFORMATION IS VERY SIMILAR TO RESPONDUS MONITOR   https://honorlock.com/exclusive/ https://honorlock.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Honorlock_App_Privacy_Policy_032020.pdf https://honorlock.com/studentprivacy/ https://web.respondus.com/privacy/privacy-additional-monitor/

Warren Murphy
1 year ago