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Tool Description® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. organizes the annual Hour of Code campaign which has engaged 10% of all students in the world and provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States. is supported by generous donors including Microsoft, Facebook, the Infosys Foundation, Google, Omidyar Network, and many more.

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Privacy Policy
Terms of Use
Specific data collected
First Name, Gender, Other
Age but not birthdate
Use of collected information
Yes: The collection of information is limited to that which is needed for the identified purpose. The host site does not collect any extra information for other possible uses.

Student data source

NO: There is not third party advertising listed in the websites terms of service

YES: There is a way to track (audit) student use of this tool.

Privacy and Security
YES: The privacy policy has been checked to ensure that privacy and security requirements are met by the tool.

Review committee information

Tool status = Accepted with Conditions

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Children Under Age 13

We take steps to minimize the collection of personal data from Users under the age of 13 as explained in the privacy policy. Users under the age of 13 will be able to use our App Lab, Game Lab, and Web Lab tools in the classroom with their teacher’s approval. Users under the age of 13 will not be permitted to use these tools for outside the classroom use. Users under 13 can try most tutorials and courses without creating an account, but their learning progress won’t be saved. Users under the age of 13 are required to to get the approval of a parent or legal guardian before creating an account on allows certain representatives of school districts and schools, such as teachers, administrators, counselors, and other educators (an “Educator”) to connect with their students through the Services in order to provide tutorial, educational and similar services. If you are an Educator, you may register accounts on the Services for one or more of your students.

If you are an Educator and you register an account for a student who is under the age of 13 (a “Child”), you represent and warrant that you or the educational organization you work for has proper permission to register the Child for, and that you have obtained the necessary parental consent for’s collection of the Child’s personal information for the use and benefit of the school and for no other commercial purpose. In addition, you agree to be bound by these Terms on behalf of the educational organization you work for.

Be sure to get forms AF 180C and D signed and filed

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