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EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 10/11/2016
Next Certification Due Date: 7/1/2022
Data Collected: HR, NON-HR

Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 1/12/2018
Next Certification Due Date: 7/1/2022
Data Collected: HR, NON-HR

Purpose of Data Collection

ClassDojo is a school communication platform that helps bring teachers, school leaders, families, and students together. ClassDojo provides the following through its platform: • Communication tools to help teachers and parents connect with each other • A way for teachers to give feedback and assignments to students, and other classroom management tools • A way for teachers to share photos, videos, files, and more from the classroom for parents and students to see • Student portfolios, where students can share their work with teachers and parents • Activities and other content that teachers or parents can share with students • A way for school leaders to see how connected their school community is, and also to communicate with parents • A way for parents and children to engage and celebrate skills and complete creative activities outside of school For the types of personal data process please see: ClassDojo's Information Transparency page: For a list of service providers ClassDojo utilizes visit: ClassDojo's Privacy Policy reflects its self-certification under the Privacy Shield framework. Please find the Privacy Policy here:

Privacy Policy

HR Data

ClassDojo HR Privacy Policy

ClassDojo Human Resources Privacy Policy This policy is available for all team members an an internal-only Wiki. ------ ClassDojo is committed to safeguarding the privacy of personal information that is collected concerning our prospective, current, and former employees for management, human resources, and payroll purposes. Philosophy ClassDojo (Company) is committed to protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information of its staff and will take appropriate measures, implement necessary technology and/or establish operating procedures to ensure data privacy is maintained. Procedures This ClassDojo Human Resources Privacy Policy applies to applicant and employee personal information and to the management of that personal information in any form – whether oral, electronic or written. Human Resources secures personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Employee and applicant information are confidential business records of Company. Authorized employees may have access to such records only on a “need to know” basis. Employees are expected to maintain all the information in the personal files in confidence and to access only the minimum amount necessary to perform their job. Human Resources considers confidential information to include, but is not limited to: date of birth marital status social security or other taxpayer identification numbers, banking details, compensation and pay changes, sick pay, pensions, insurance and other benefits information (including the gender, age, nationality for any spouse, minor children or other eligible dependants and beneficiaries) refer to HIPAA technical skills, educational background, professional certifications and registrations, language capabilities, training courses attended records of work absences, vacation entitlement and requests, salary history and expectations, performance appraisals, letters of appreciation and commendation, and disciplinary and grievance procedures results of credit and criminal background checks, the results of drug and alcohol testing, screening, health certifications, driving license number, vehicle registration and driving history information required to comply with laws, the requests and directions of law enforcement authorities or court orders (e.g. child support and debt payment information) reason for resignation or termination, information relating to administering Internal Control Procedures Provide secure storage for personal and confidential documents. No information is to be left in open or unattended work stations. Computer information is secured by limiting access based on each employee’s role and responsibility. Documents will be destroyed or deleted by shredding based on the records retention requirements. Ensure that only secures means of data transmittal are utilized by utilizing data encryption. Require signed employee releases from third party information requests. Information will not be provided over the phone. Annually review these procedures will all employees who are involved in handling or security personal and confidential information. Violation of this policy will be considered sufficient cause for disciplinary action up to and including termination. External Control Procedures: Service Providers In certain situations, Human Resources outsources the processing of certain functions and/or information to third parties and consults with organizations on specific projects. Service providers are required to sign business confidentiality agreements prior to engagement. Online vendors are also required to provide encrypted websites and to secure data behind firewalls to prevent external intrusions.

Effective Date: 9/6/2018

Non-HR Data


ClassDojo's current Privacy Policy available here:

Effective Date: 12/30/2019

Verification Method


Dispute Resolution

Questions or Complaints?

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

Elisette Weiss
Partnerships & Privacy
ClassDojo, Inc.
735 Tehama Street
San Francisco, California 94103

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

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

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