OurDwight Privacy Policy

February 2017

The privacy of all of our users is very important to Dwight School. When you use the OurDwight app (the “App”), we may process your personal data. This Privacy Policy describes how OurDwight safeguards and processes your personal data. We recommend you to read it carefully.


1. Who is OurDwight

OurDwight is operated by Dwight School, an educational corporation located at 291 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024. You can reach OurDwight by email: app-support@dwight.edu. OurDwight was created using AppMachine, which may also collect and process personal data.


2. The kinds of personal information processed by the app

A. Automatically generated information

Like most other websites and online services, OurDwight gathers and processes automatically generated information about how you use the App. The information gathered includes your IP-address and/or an unique device ID.

OurDwight was created using AppMachine, and AppMachine may collect and process personal data. Please refer to AppMachine’s privacy policy for more details.

If you specifically opt-in, the App may collect your geo-location information. In any event, you can block geo-location collection trough the settings of your mobile device.

If you specifically opt-in to permit access and collection of information from your social network account, then your basic personal information in your social network account will be collected (such as your name and email address) as well as your social network user id (but not your password) and parameters related to the posts you shared through the App. Please refer to the social network’s privacy policy for more details on how you can set the privacy preferences of your account to control the information that may be accessed and retrieved. This also occurs with regard to the automatically generated information about how you use the App This kind of information helps us to better understand how the App is used, and how we can improve the Service to suit the need of you as an user.

If you enable the user authorization features inside the App, the following additional information will be stored:

  • Name;
  • Email address;
  • Age range (optional);
  • Gender (optional);
  • Phone number (optional);
  • Additional profile information returned by an external provider such as Facebook or LinkedIn.

To provide Dwight School with information about the usage of the app we are also collecting the following (anonymous) information:

  • The moment you open the app;
  • The blocks you've opened inside the app and the amount of time you've spend in this block;
  • Actions such as music playback, opening urls etc.
  • The moment you leave the app;

Note: if the user authorization features are enabled we are able to link the anonymous information to you once you login.


B. Specific information

Dwight School may ask you to engage in certain activities in the App, such as for example loyalty-card, newsletters, advertising, in which case you will be asked for certain personal information. This information will be stored in the databases of OurDwight and will be shared with the Dwight School. When you upload data, including photos in the App, this will be shared and can be viewed by all other users of the App.


3. Where the data is processed

The App services are provided by using hosting services of Amazon and/or Microsoft, in the European Economic Area. However, the personal data processed by OurDwight may be transferred to, and stored on, servers maintained by Amazon and/or Microsoft located in a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA), such as the United States of America. Amazon and/or Microsoft states that it shall adhere to the Safe Harbor principles and it is affiliated to the Safe Harbor program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there should be an adequate level of protection for the processing of Personal Data by Amazon . You agree to this transfer and processing insider and outside the EEA. OurDwight will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.


4. What security measures are in place to protect personal data

The security of your data is very important to OurDwight. Working with AppMachine, we have implemented technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against loss or any form of unlawful processing. OurDwight implements the following measures: protection of our servers by firewalls, SSL connections and encryption of sensitive data. This list is not exhaustive.


5. Limits of responsibility concerning third parties

Our Service may contain services and products offered by third parties, and/or hyperlinks to the websites or services of partners, advertisers and other third parties. We have no control or influence over the content, websites or services of these third parties. Different privacy policies may apply to the use of third party websites and services. This Privacy Policy only relates to Personal Data which have been obtained by Dwight School through your use of the App for its own purposes. Dwight School does not accept any responsibility or liability for the content, practices or operation of third party websites and services.


6. Viewing and deleting personal data

You may send a request to access or delete the personal information collected through your use of the App, by contacting us at app-support@dwight.edu. You may be asked to provide additional information to verify your identity. You should send the same request to AppMachine at support@appmachine.com.


7. Security measures

Security Measures are implemented to secure your personal information, to minimize the risks of damage, loss of information and unauthorized access or use of information. However, these measures are unable to provide absolute information security. Therefore, although efforts are made to secure your personal information, it is not guaranteed and you cannot reasonably expect that the App and its related databases will be immune from any wrongdoings, malfunctions, unauthorized interceptions or access, or other kinds of abuse and misuse.


8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Policy may be updated at any time. Parties will publish any updated version of the Privacy Policy via the App. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and familiarize yourself with any updates. You agree to be bound by any of the changes made to this Policy. Your continued use of the App after the changed take effect will indicate your acceptance of the amended Policy. If you do not agree with the amended Policy, you must uninstall the App and avoid any further use of it.


9. What to do if you have any questions or comments

If you have any questions or remarks about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by sending an email to app-support@dwight.edu. You may contact AppMachine at support@appmachine.com.