PIXEVETY IN THE NEWS
The Year of Privacy – helping keep your children’s identity safe online
Article – According to statistics by the AFP, online child abuse activities are on the rise with a 150 per cent increase in child abuse reporting during the pandemic and most abuse facilitated through the sharing of online images, with up to 60 per cent of content sourced via Facebook. Pixevety helps schools and parents have greater control over who takes, sees and distributes a child’s photo online.
Education Matters Magazine – April 2021
55 Best Risk Management Companies and Start-up in Australia
Article – This article showcases some of the most popular players operating in the Risk Management space, including pixevety, a photo privacy management tool for schools and parents that helps to protect photos.
Welp Magazine – December 2020
HolonIQ Australia and NZ EdTech 50: pixevety
Article – HolonIQ announced our first annual Australia-New Zealand EdTech 50 – a list of the 50 most promising education technology startups.
HolonIQ.com – November 2020
Colin Anson: “The Importance of Delegation and Trust”
Article – As part of my series about the leadership lessons of accomplished business leaders, I had the pleasure of interviewing Colin Anson. He is a digital entrepreneur, and the CEO and co-founder of a child image protection and photo storage solution, pixevety.
Thrive Global – October 6 2020
‘Ignorance is no excuse’: online learning roll-outs have harmed students’ digital safety
Article – In their hasty bid to deliver online learning, schools may be unwittingly placing their students in the way of damaging long-term data privacy complications, experts in digital safety – Colin Anson and Susan McLean – have warned.
Education HQ – August 10 2020
Daily Coronavirus Check-in: How to keep your kids safe on apps like Messenger and Tik Tok
Podcast – Kidspot’s ‘The Juggling Act’ podcast interviewed pixevety CEO, Colin Anson, on his advice for protecting children online when using apps and sharing personal information.
Kidspot – June 18 2020
Beyond lock down: Which apps are safe for your children to use?
Article – As Australia gradually begins the slow path out of lockdown, digital safety should remain high on every parent’s radar as the threat of online abuse remains.
BubHub – May 29 2020
How to ensure your school’s move to remote learning is secure
Article – As schools around the country begin to face the realities of remote classrooms and online learning, there’s a growing divide between those who are prepared for the use of remote electronic environments and those who are not.
Education Review Magazine – April 16 2020
Beware Of How Your Child’s Image Is Used Or Abused
Blog – In an age where our children’s digital footprint often begins from the moment they are born, why do we not think privacy-first and start conversations around their consent to be photographed and where the images can be used.
Mouthsofmums.com.au – January 22 2020
Image Consent in Schools And Childcare Centres
Blog – The Facebook post was designed to elevate the profession of teaching but it backfired and highlighted issues of image
Mouthsofmums.com.au – January 22 2020
Three questions about photo consent you need to ask your kid’s childcare or school
Blog – Many childcare centres and schools will take a photo of your child playing or learning and send it to you during the day. Here’s what you need to know to protect your kid
Mumsatthetable.com – January 22 2020
We need to regulate facial recognition technology
Article – Facial recognition is not inherently evil, rather, it is the way it is used that can be alarming. What about all the positive uses of facial recognition, now and in the innovation pipeline?
Sydney Morning Herald – January 20 2020
How to get photographic consent right this new school year
Article – As the new school year gets underway, it’s the perfect time to turn our attention to photo privacy and photo consent. It’s the time of year when annual consent forms are renewed, and parents are faced with an important choice.
Kiddipedia – January 6 2020
Image safety is paramount when going back to school
Article – While there’s never a single perfect answer when it comes to online safety, we should always ‘think privacy’
before posting images online.
Kiddipedia – January 6 2020
Image Control & Privacy: How does your school measure up?
Article – The digital era has given rise to a culture where taking photos and sharing them are the norm. What does this mean for photos taken at and for educational institutions? How can educators
ensure the privacy of students in their care?
Education Technology Solutions – December 10 2019
Digital Privacy: How does your school shape up?
Article – The Educator speaks to pixevety CEO and co-founder, Colin Anson, about what kind of year 2019 has been for principals in the context of students’ digital safety, and the considerations that should be top of mind for school leaders in 2020.
The Educator – 4 December 2019
Giants’ data haul sparks call to reform privacy act
News Article – Google’s harvesting of Australians’ location data represents the tip of the iceberg. pixevety CMO warns such misuse of data is like stalking.
The Australian – 12 November 2019
Stop Sharing On Social Media: You May Be Putting Your
Kids In Danger
Blog – Kids, social media and privacy are an unsettling mix for most
parents these days.
MouthsofMums- 30 October 2019
What is pixevety?
Podcast – Seasoned independent journalist Leon Gettler interviews pixevety CEO Colin Anson about pixevety and school image privacy challenges across Australian schools.
Talking Business Episode 37- 11 October 2019
Child Image Protection
TV INTERVIEW – On the topic of over-sharing images of children online during National Child Protection Week, CEO of pixevety Colin Anson and e-Safety expert Susan McLean share their insights.
Weekend Today – 1 September 2019
New digital privacy rules set to change photo sharing for schools
ARTICLE – Do you take photos of your students? You need to pay attention to the ACCC’s Digital Platforms Inquiry, an expert in child image protection says.
Education HQ – 21 August 2019
Don’t be afraid to talk to kids about sharing on social
ARTICLE – We tell our kids ‘it is good to share’ but when we are talking about digital and social
media, this is not always the case.
Seeingthelighterside.com – 21 August 2019
New privacy dangers for school photographers
ARTICLE – Why the ACCCs Digital Platforms Inquiry could see photographers sleepwalking into image-sharing danger.
Inside Imaging – 8 August 2019
New Venture? How to decide who and what to bring along for the ride
ARTICLE – Launching a company is definitely not easy however it is the perfect time to assess where you are, where you’ve come from and where you’re headed.
Smart Company – Business Advice, 2 August 2019
The hidden safety trap in schools
ARTICLE – The digital age has created an ecosystem where a single picture can be published to millions of people in less than a second.
Education Review -22 July 2019
Image Control & Privacy: How does your School measure up?
ARTICLE – How can educators ensure the privacy of students in their care.
Education Technology Solutions – June 2019
Born Digital: How to Deal with Children’s Photos Online
ARTICLE – We all love sharing photos of our kids online but aren’t we ignoring their right to privacy?
Mama Magazine – June 2019
Are children losing their right to privacy?
BLOG – During Privacy Awareness Week (12-18 May 2019) 60% of parents in Australia said their child is exposed to risks from being online, pixevety is calling on schools and parents to protect each child’s right to digital privacy and online safety.
Female.com.au – June 2019
Consumers want control over privacy online
ARTICLE – With the Education Sector rating poorly in the Deloitte Index, child image protection and photo storage solution, Pixevety’s CEO Colin Anson said younger Australians were particularly susceptible to their privacy being compromised.
The Australian – 13 May 2019
Protecting our children in a digital world
ARTICLE – Navigating the digital world is a complex one for adults and children alike, but with a bit of time and careful consideration, you will not only protect your family but create future responsible digital citizens too.
Kiddipedia.com.au – May 2019
How principal’s can improve students’ safety online
ARTICLE – Data released during this year’s Privacy Awareness Week (12-18 May 2019) reveals that 60% of parents in Australia say their child is exposed to risks from being online.
theeducator.com.au – May 2019
Can you share that? Safety issues and children’s photos online
ARTICLE – In an era where children are born into social media, is there such a thing as privacy? Yes, and your Early Learning Centre should be the best practitioner of it.
Belonging Early Years Journal – May 2019
Private eyes: Parents, Schools and the Trouble with Photos
ARTICLE – Who is responsible for collecting and managing school photos?
IAPP Privacy Unbound Edition No.83- Apr 2019
How to safeguard digital privacy
ARTICLE – Last year’s data breach legislation should encourage schools to be more proactive about students’ digital privacy. An interview with pixevety CEO, Colin Anson.
Education Report, The Educator- Apr 2019
Cyber Safety: Keeping students safe online
WHITEPAPER – In a digital landscape, educators must play a role in helping children learn healthy concepts around digital use. Education Matters lists the top 8 resources for schools (featuring pixevety).
Education Matters – Apr 2019
Schools and Surveillance: the facial recognition debate
ARTICLE – By Colin Anson, CEO and co-Founder of pixevety. The digital age is maturing to the point where it’s no longer about what we can do, but whether we do the right thing. Where does that leave the question of facial recognition in schools?
CSO.com.au – MAR 2019
15 years of Facebook
INTERVIEW – This year marks 15 years of Facebook, and more than ever the name ‘facebook’ has been connected to the word ‘privacy’ and concerns about what it means for children.
Female.com.au – FEB 2019
How I Succeeded: pixevety’s Colin Anson
PROFILE – A regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Colin Anson, CEO and co-founder at pixevety.
lifehacker.com.au – JAN 2019
How to tackle digital privacy risks in 2019
TECHNOLOGY eLearning – The Educator looks at the emerging digital privacy risks in the year ahead and how one organisation is helping principals deal with it.
THE EDUCATOR – DEC 2018
Consent: Getting it right
TECHNOLOGY – With issues surrounding privacy and consent in the spotlight like never before, pixevety CEO Colin Anson talks to Education Matters about how schools can get the most out of their photos and videos, while still protecting the digital identities of their students.
EDUCATION MATTERS PRIMARY – OCT 2018-MAR 2019
Unlocking the power of school photos
NATIONAL EDUCATION – pixevety, CEO Colin Anson is passionate about helping schools do more with photos and protecting student digital identities.
THE AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION REPORTER-TERM 2 2018
Seeing The Bigger Picture
THE BIG INTERVIEW – Colin Anson, CEO of pixevety, discusses digital identity protection and why Australian educators must pay more attention to this growing issue
ISSUE 4.01 – MARCH 2018
Ten Privacy Tips for Parents and Carers
PRIVACY FACT SHEET 48 – At pixevety, we also agree with OAIC when it comes to children spending more and more time online. Parents and Carers can help by teaching their children how to protect their privacy, and here is how!
FACH SHEET 48 – MAY 2016