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PersuasiveStar Privacy Policy

PersuadeStar is a service provided by ALTEC (Advanced Learning Technologies in Education Consortia) at the Center for Research on Learning, The University of Kansas. We are pleased to present it to the educational community to improve learning through the integration of technology into instruction.

As such we rely on the community to use the resources as intended. Inappropriate use of PersuadeStar will place an unreasonable burden on all who find it useful. Please help us keep it available.


All information collected for use on the PersuadeStar site is kept confidential. No information is sold, traded, or distributed to other agencies or organizations.

To register for PersuadStar users must provide certain personally identifiable and general demographic information. During the registration process, you agree to: (a) provide accurate, current and complete information as prompted (the "Instructor Profiler” or “Student Profile"), and (b) maintain and update your User Information in order to keep it accurate, current and complete. If ALTEC learns or suspects any of your User Information is not accurate, current or complete, ALTEC reserves the right to suspend access to or terminate your account, immediately and without notice, and to refuse any future use of PersuadeStar.

Information provided by a user will not be sold or contracted for solicitations. Users must provide their email address in order to activate their user account, but may choose to keep this information hidden from view of other users. Personal information and images are submitted at the user's own risk. Please do not provide information that discloses your personal address or other pertinent information that may be used to harm you.

The personal information available at PersuadeStar include instructor name, e-mail address, zip code, institution name, and course names, available through a search on the Student Site portion of PersuadeStar. Student name and user name can be accessed on the Instructor Site only through a secure login process designed to protect student identity and contact information.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are used to track your location in this site, but no records of individual site use or browsing preference are stored. No information is extracted from your computer unless it relates directly to the use of this site.

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