Designgrade adheres to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).
Designgrade does not track user information for any purpose other than its own functionality in assessment and feedback on student work. We do not sell or share your personal data to any other parties, with the exception of those service providers that are engaged in providing our service.
Designgrade does not release any grades or faculty feedback to any third party. Should there be reason to, we would only do so with the granted permission of the student.
Designgrade will only email users for the purpose of providing account details to their sign-up account, password set up or recovery or subscription renewals. Other email notifications regarding the product are provided with an opt-out feature through secure marketing database tool mailchimp. At no time will Designgrade sell or share your personal contact info or data with any third party.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at Hello@designgrade.ca.
We respect and comply to the highest security principles and protocols including those required by the educational institutions we serve. We understand that data protection is essential and inherent to the purpose of our product and therefore use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption, redundant servers and data centers, and continually audit our security measures with best industry standards.
All information is stored on the servers of Heroku, a trusted cloud-based solution.