Privacy Statement

By visiting talkpoint.org you are accepting the practices described in this privacy notice.

Talkpoint has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to Internet privacy. This document outlines the information gathering and dissemination practices for talkpoint.org.

The site's registration process requires users to give us contact information including name and email address. This information will never be used for unsolicited e-mails. This primary email is used to issue a password and convey critical information about the system to users.

Students supply a login name, gender, age (optionally), and country of greatest cultural envolvement. This information will be shared with the public, including teachers, partner classes and fellow students. Users uncomfortable with releasing this information are encouraged to refrain from using this site.

Additionally, teachers may request that students who enroll in their class provide additional information such as a real name, student number or email address. Talkpoint does not warrant how this information is used. This additional information (if any) is between student and teacher. For this reason, students should not join a class run by an untrusted teacher.

Teachers are required to provide information such as real name, school. In the future, this information may be optionally used to allow teachers to find partner teachers around the globe.

The information gathered on this site will be used for academic purposes and distrubted to a large audience. Users are responsible for not including personally identifiable information in the free form reponses as these responses will be made available to the pubilic at some point in the future.