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XVault Version

This document applies to Groupcall XVault version 1.2.3 (2011-08) and above.

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XVault Products Overview

XVault has many important functions which provide centralised and normalised data from many sources for access by several systems including:   Looked After Children All Pupil Attendance Admissions Exclusions Workforce Returns Free School Meals 14 to 19 Virtual School Data … Continue Reading

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Emerge Browser Cookies

Groupcall Emerge is not a browser-based service and therefore does not rely upon Internet browser cookies for any functionality.

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Emerge Data Lifecycle

Your data’s point of origin remains in the controlling system.  Data is cached in Groupcall Emerge for an agreed time period – this may vary for the different datasets.  If the Emerge app is not accessed for a set period … Continue Reading

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Emerge Updates

Once installed, the Emerge Server Software requires no further maintenance intervention (provided that Xporter maintains accessibility to the pre-requisite URLs e.g. after a proxy server change etc) as required updates are released and applied via the in-built mechanisms. App updates … Continue Reading

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Emerge Data Security

This section provides details of the management of data security in relation to the use of Groupcall Emerge. Data is transported bi-directionally between the Emerge Service and school MIS. Emerge then communicates securely with registered Emerge enabled devices.  All data … Continue Reading

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Emerge Transfer and Use of Personal Information

Groupcall Emerge securely caches Personal Information.  Datasets cached by Emerge include: Students Staff Forename Surname Date of Birth Contacts Siblings Address Medical Behaviour Timetable Attendance Photo (see Data Security section for more information)   Forename Surname Date of Birth Address … Continue Reading

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Emerge Data Movement Overview

The Groupcall Emerge Management Console operates in a layer above the Management Information System (MIS).  Emerge interfaces with the MIS through Groupcall Xporter. Information is transferred to the Emerge device from the Emerge Communication Service. The data from the device … Continue Reading

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Xporter Browser Cookies

Groupcall Xporter is not a browser-based service and therefore does not rely upon Internet browser cookies for any functionality.

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Xporter Data Lifecycle

Your data’s point of origin remains in the controlling system and is transported via Groupcall Xporter based upon agreed rules, in-line with 3rd party specification. Data deltas are cached in Groupcall Xporter for an agreed time period in-line with 3rd … Continue Reading

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