Other Covered Entities

Blackboard Connect Inc.
Blackboard Inc.
Schoolwires, Inc.


  • Education
  • Education Technology


EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 12/20/2016
Next Certification Due Date: 12/10/2021
Data Collected: NON-HR

Purpose of Data Collection

Blackboard collects personal data related to students, schools, other users and website visitors. The purposes of processing vary according to the product and whether Blackboard is acting as a controller or as a processor, but typically include: providing various business and consumer services; billing and payments; customer service and product support; communications and marketing; analytics to inform and improve our services; other internal purposes.

Privacy Policy

Non-HR Data


This statement is designed to address all requirements of the Privacy Shield's Notice Principle.

Effective Date: 9/29/2016

Verification Method


Dispute Resolution

Questions or Complaints?

If you have a question or complaint regarding the covered data, please contact Blackboard Inc. at:

Stephan Geering
Blackboard Inc.
11720 Plaza America Drive, 11th Floor
Reston, Virginia 20190

Privacy Shield organizations must respond within 45 days of receiving a complaint.

If you have not received a timely or satisfactory response from Blackboard Inc. to your question or complaint, please contact the independent recourse mechanism listed below


Appropriate statutory body with jurisdiction to investigate any claims against Blackboard Inc. regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices and violations of laws or regulations covering privacy Federal Trade Commission