Frequently Asked Questions

Subscription and agreements

Who can use StudyBee?

StudyBee is available to all teachers and students using Google Classroom.

Who can subscribe?

Educators, education organizations such as schools, districts and organizations, and students using Google Classroom.

What does StudyBee cost?

StudyBee provides fair pricing options for your school.  We offer flexible pricing packages dependent on your needs.

Is there a cost for Google Classroom?

Google Classroom is free for schools using Google Apps for Education. In combination with StudyBee, educators get an excellent platform to manage daily assessment work.

How long is the subscription term?

StudyBee subscriptions can be cancelled with one month’s notice.

Handling of data and security

Where does StudyBee store data?

StudyBee stores all data on Amazon AWS viral servers within the EU. No data is stored with Google.

Does StudyBee own the data I enter into StudyBee?

No. All data entered into StudyBee’s database is owned by the user.  We only retain this information as long as you ask us to.

Does StudyBee sell data to third parties?

No. We do not sell information or share personal information in the StudyBee database to third parties.

Are there ads in StudyBee?

There is no advertising in StudyBee.

Is information stored in StudyBee protected?

Yes. StudyBee protects all information entered into StudyBee, and is never used for advertising purposes or given to marketing companies.

Is StudyBee secure?

Our data server is located in the EU (Dublin) on Amazon AWS which is the market leader in safe data storage. We comply with the EU Data Protection directive https://aws.amazon.com/security/. We protect our customers’ information from unauthorized access attempts. Our systems are among the safest in the industry and is maintained and monitored at all time. Google has approved the code and complies with ISO / IEC 27018: 2014. We also have a relationships with Google to meet Google’s policies https://developer.chrome.com/webstore/program_policies.

Personal Data Assistants Agreement

We require a signed Personal data assistant agreement with StudyBee for users to access our tool. StudyBee protects your personal information entered into our system.

Installation and working with StudyBee

How do I log in to my Chrome browser?

Follow our instructions on how to log in to Chrome and install StudyBee here, Get started with StudyBee.

Can I still use StudyBee if Google Classroom is disabled?

StudyBee only works if you are online and logged into Google Classroom. An internet connection is required.

Terms of use and Privacy Policy

When you install StudyBee extension in Chrome, you will approve StudyBee’s Terms of Use by finalizing initial settings and clicking save. You can read our Terms of use here, Terms of Use.

Approve Google permission when installing StudyBee

StudyBee is installed once you install our extension from Chrome and approve the StudyBee extension to communicate with your Google Classroom.

Other

Where can I go for help?

In the main menu of the StudyBee extension, there is a link to StudyBees Tutorial videos. Here you can see instruction videos on how to get started. You can also discuss StudyBee with other users on our StudyBee’s Facebook page StudyBee UK.

If you have any questions or technical problems, please send mail to support@studybee.io.

How does StudyBee relate to Google Classroom?

StudyBee is a Google Chrome browser extension that uses Google Classroom’s available Application programming interface. StudyBee is a standalone product and not part of G Suite for Education. Once you have installed the plug in, approved all permission, and are logged into Google Classroom,  you are automatically logged into StudyBee. StudyBee gives educators an easy way to assess in accordance with learning objectives on information put into Google Classroom.

Which platforms are supported by StudyBee?

StudyBee works on a Chrome browser on Chrome OS, Mac and Windows.

Is there a StudyBee app I can use on my iphone or tablet?

There is no app available currently. We plan to have an app available in the near future.

How is StudyBee installed for every teacher and student?

Here are installation instructions for your Administrator to log into their domain

Where can I suggest new features?

We are adding new features continuously, so we encourage our users to send feedback and improvements to StudyBee developers here feedback@studybee.io.

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