Privacy Policy Disclosure


  1. Learners will locate Privacy Policy and Terms of Use on various websites.
  2. Learners will determine whether the vendor reserves the right to share information, and what information is liable to be shared.
  3. Learners will evaluate ease of access to the site's privacy policy, as well as the policy's reading friendliness, to discern whether an educator should advise and/or promote the use of the app or site.


What is a Privacy Policy?

A privacy policy is a document that explains how an organization handles customer, client or employee information gathered in its domain.

Most websites make their privacy policies available to site visitors. A typical privacy policy should specify any PII, Personally Identifiable Information gathered (name, address, credit card number, browsing history and any uploads or downloads). The policy should also indicate if information is shared with third parties, who those third parties are and for what purposes data is being shared.

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  1. Locate the Privacy Policy for one of the three websites by clicking on the buttons below.
  2. Padlet Voki Voice Thread
  3. Establish whether the user has to create an account before being able to view the policy.
  4. Determine whether the privacy policy is easy to locate.
  5. Determine whether the policy is easy to read.
  6. Skim the policy to determine if the developer will disclose or share information collected with third parties.