Whizzimo supports multisensory reading and spelling instruction for students through the use of our digital teaching platform as a tool for teachers and other adults to facilitate student learning in a collaborative environment. To help deliver our exceptional educational services most effectively, we gather information about our users and their preferences.
When you interact with Whizzimo, you trust us with your personal information (“Personal Data”). We want to keep that trust by being transparent about our privacy practices - including how and why we collect, use, store and share your Personal Data. We also want you to understand the choices you have regarding your Personal Data.
We encourage you to Contact Us if you have any questions or concerns.
Once a teacher creates a “teacher account,” he or she may then create one or more “educational environments” that may be used to provide real-time learning to a student by using the teacher’s device when in-person or by the teacher sharing screens with the student if remote learning.
III. Your Rights and Preferences.
Privacy and data protection laws in different geographic regions give Individuals certain rights in relation to their Personal Data. Whizzimo is based in and operates its Services from the State of Georgia in the United States. If you are accessing or using our Services from outside of the U.S., you agree to the collection, transfer, use and storage of your Personal Data in accordance with U.S. law.
Whizzimo allows you to exercise your privacy rights and manage how we use your Personal Data. We encourage you to contact us to learn more about your privacy rights and how we collect and use your Personal Data.
IV. What Information We Collect and How We Use It.
Information you provide. We may collect Personal Data that you provide when you register for and use the Services, including your name, gender, age, email or other contact information, school information, educational information, and financial information. We also may collect any correspondence we have if you contact us. We use this Personal Data to authenticate your access to the Services, to deliver, improve or personalize the Services, and for our internal operations, such as processing, maintaining your account, communicating with you, and for legal or regulatory purposes.
Analytics. We may use analytics tools to better understand how the Services are used and how we may improve or enhance them. Our website and Mobile Apps may use analytics tools to help gather non-personally identifiable data about app download and usage patterns. We may use general geographic area of our users, but this information is not linked to a particular person. These tools may gather information about the type of computer or browser you use, other websites you visited, how you used our Services, and the length of time that you used the Services. We use this information solely to maintain and improve the user experience of the Services.
V. How You Can Access, Change, or Delete Personal Data.
User accounts. You may change your password on the login page. Users can review their account information via the Account Settings page in the Services. If you would like to change any account information, or would like to delete your account, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please remember that if we delete your account, you will lose access to all content associated with your account, including word lists, student assignments and reports, as applicable. We may still store user Personal Data in our records as required under our information retention policies or for internal business, legal or regulatory purposes.
Access to user records. Authorized personnel who would like to access, make changes to or delete a user’s account or records, should email us at email@example.com. Please note that we may ask any individual requesting access to a user’s account or records to authenticate the request and to verify his or her identity, school affiliation and authorizations before responding to the request.
Limitations if no Personal Data use is permitted. Please note that our Services collect a very limited amount of Personal Data and uses it to facilitate the user’s account and work within the user’s environment. If you choose to not permit us to use required Personal Data, your use of the Services may be extremely limited or even not permitted.
VI. How We Share User Personal Data.
VII. Data Transfers.
Where permitted by applicable law, we may transfer, process or store your Personal Data in any geographic region where we have facilities, business operations, affiliates, or in which we engage service providers. By accessing and using our Services, you consent to the transfer of your Personal Data to and the processing and storage of your Personal Data in geographies outside of your place of residence or the point of collection.
VIII. Connecting With Third Parties.
In your interactions with Whizzimo and our Services, it may be necessary for us to sync, link or connect your Personal Data with authorized third parties, including providing Personal Data necessary to identify or authenticate your requested interactions. Your consent for these interactions will be required by us, by the third party or by both. We encourage you to review the privacy practices of any third party that you choose to share your Personal Data with, as we are not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties.
IX. Managing Your Data and Privacy.
A. Managing Marketing Communications From Us.
Whizzimo will honor your choices when it comes to receiving marketing communications from us. If you have received marketing communications from us that you no longer wish to receive, you may:
B. Cookies and Similar Tracking Technologies.
C. Do Not Track.
Like most other companies, Whizzimo is not currently configured to respond to browser "Do Not Track" signals because, at this time, no formal "Do Not Track" standard has been adopted.
X. Your Data Access Rights.
You may have the right to exercise certain data protection rights regarding your Personal Data. Whizzimo will not discriminate against you for exercising your privacy rights.
A. Data Retention.
Whizzimo retains and uses your Personal Data in accordance with and as permitted by applicable law and regulations:
B. Responses from Whizzimo.
We respond to all requests from individuals regarding the exercise of their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws. While your data protection rights may vary depending on your location, they generally include:
We will respond to properly submitted and verified requests for access, disclosure, deletion, correction, portability or objection regarding your information, including Personal Data, within 45 days.
Please Contact Us for more information or to exercise a request regarding your data privacy rights. If you are concerned about our compliance with applicable data privacy laws and your Personal Data, you may also contact the Attorney General’s Office for the state in which you reside.
C. Data Controller.
Whizzimo is considered to be a “controller” of your information under data privacy regulations. Other entities, such as third parties like schools, may also act as controllers of your information and you should contact them if you have any questions about how they use your information.
XI. Security of Your Information.
We use reasonable physical, administrative, and technical measures to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized use or access. We transmit data using secure socket layer (SSL) and encrypt all information that is stored in cookies. We use reasonable security measures and features in an effort to prevent unauthorized access to your information, including Personal Data, and seek out vendors who do the same. The safety and security of your Personal Data also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to our Services, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. You should not share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas, like message boards or social media.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its security during transmission to us. Any transmission of your information to us is at your own risk. Whizzimo is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures.
XIII. Contact Us.
If you have questions or comments about this Statement, you may contact us by email, direct mail or phone.
A. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org is the fastest and most-preferred way to reach us with your data management or privacy-related questions and concerns.
B. Via Direct Mail: Whizzimo, LLC
3799 Main Street
Atlanta, Georgia 30337
Attn: Privacy Officer
C. Via Phone: 1-877-800-2731
Whizzimo is a digital teaching platform that supports multisensory reading and spelling instruction in schools across the country.
Whizzimo is intended as a tool for educators and other adult users (“users”).
You should read the Policy carefully. By using the Service or submitting your personal information, you agree to the terms described in the Policy and you consent to the processing of your information in accordance with the Policy.
The Service is operated in the U.S. and is intended for U.S. users. If you are using the Service from outside the U.S., you agree to the collection, transfer, use and storage of your personal information in accordance with U.S. law. You must be at least 18 years of age to create an account.
What Information We Collect and How We Use It.
Information you provide: We may collect information that you provide when you register for the Service, including your name, email address, school information and payment card information. We also may collect any correspondence we have if you contact us. We use this information to authenticate your access to the Service, to deliver, improve or personalize the Service, and for internal operations, such as payment processing, maintaining your account, communicating with you, and for legal or regulatory purposes.
Email addresses. We may use your email address to send you service-related emails, like confirmations or customer service notices. You cannot opt out of these emails. We may also send you newsletters and information about our products or services or those of our partners. You can opt out of these promotional emails at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the email.
When you recommend Whizzimo to a friend, we will use your friend’s email address to send your recommendation.
Content. We may collect content you create while using the Service, such as workbooks (described below) and course names.
Automatic Information Collection: When you use the Service or visit the Website or Mobile Apps, we may automatically collect certain types of information, including the following:
IP address. We collect IP addresses to maintain your session while using the Service and to track statistics about the performance of the Service. We do not store your IP address once your session has ended. We also do not combine this information with other personal information or use it in a way to personally identify or track users. We may use a third party provider to collect and store this information.
We do not use persistent cookies or other persistent identifiers for users.
Analytics. We may use analytics tools to better understand how the Service, Website, or Mobile Apps are used, and how we may improve or enhance them. Our website and mobile applications may use analytics tools to help gather non-personally identifiable data about app download and usage patterns. We may use general geographic area of our users, but this information is not linked to a particular person. These tools may gather information about the type of computer or browser you use, the website you visited prior to using the Service, the site you went to after your were done using the Service or how long you used the Service, Website or Mobile App. We use this information solely to maintain and improve the user experience of the Service.
In-App Purchases. In-app purchases may be available within our Mobile Applications for users when logged into their account.
How You Can Access, Change, or Delete Personal Information.
User accounts. Users can review account information via the Account Settings page on the Service. You may change your password or credit card information from Account Settings. If you would like to change any other account information, or would like to delete your account, please contact us at email@example.com. Please remember that if we delete your account, you will lose access to all content associated with your account. We may still store user personal information in our records if our retention policies require it, we need to retain information for internal business purposes, or deletion is technically infeasible.
How We Share Personal Information.
We will not sell or otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent, except as described in this Policy. We may share personal information with third parties as described elsewhere in this Policy, as well as:
Security of Your Information
We use reasonable physical, administrative, and technical measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized use or access. We transmit data using secure socket layer (SSL) and encrypt all information that is stored in cookies. We use reasonable security measures and features in an effort to prevent unauthorized access to personal information, and seek out vendors who do the same. If you have a security question or concern, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deletion of Personal Information
All personal information will be retained so long as there is a business reason to do so, and then will be securely destroyed.
Except as described below, we may change this Policy at any time. All changes are effective after they are posted to the Website with the effective date noted at the top of the page. If we believe the changes are material, we will post notice of the changes 30 days before the changes takes effect, and we will make reasonable efforts to email registered users notice 30 days before the changes takes effect.
California state law permits California residents to request an accounting of the types of personally identifiable information we have disclosed to third parties within the last year and a list of the third parties to whom it was disclosed. If you would like such an accounting, please send a written request to email@example.com.