Other Covered Entities

Class Twist, Inc. d/b/a ClassDojo


  • Education
  • Education Technology


EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 10/11/2016
Next Certification Due Date: 7/2/2021
Data Collected: HR, NON-HR

Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 1/12/2018
Next Certification Due Date: 7/2/2021
Data Collected: HR, NON-HR

Purpose of Data Collection

ClassDojo provides a beautiful way for teachers, parents, and students to create incredible classrooms. ClassDojo collects the minimum amount of personal information required in order to do this. Effective September 1, 2017, ClassDojo's Privacy Policy reflects its self-certification under the Privacy Shield framework, including details on the type of information collected and stored. Please find the Privacy Policy here: www.classdojo.com/privacy

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


This Privacy Policy explains: What information ClassDojo collects from users (and why ClassDojo collects it), How ClassDojo uses and shares that information, The choices users have, including how to access, update and delete information.

Effective Date: 11/2/2018

ClassDojo's current Privacy Policy available here: https://www.classdojo.com/privacy

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