District Management Group, LLC (“we” or the “Company”) provides an online web-based application known as dmPlanning (“Application”) made available at the website www.dmplanning.org (the “Site”) and the products, software and materials in or made available through such Application (including any update, revision, enhancement, new feature and/or the addition thereto) as well as related set-up and training services (together, the “Services”). Our clients are school districts (the “District”). A District will identify and authorize certain employees or representatives to use the Site and Services on the District’s behalf (“You” or “Authorized User”). Only Authorized Users have access to the Site and Services.
Your continued use of the Site or the Services after any changes signifies your express consent to any such changes. If you do not agree to such changes, you must immediately stop using the Site and the Services.
Information We Collect. We collect the following types of information from users of the Site:
We receive Personal Information, such as your name and email address, from the District which identifies you as an Authorized User. We also collect Personal Information from you when you access the Site.
b. Non-Personal Information. We collect certain information that users do not visibly enter, such as web browser, browsing pattern on the Site and click stream (“Non-Personal Information”). Non-Personal Information allows us to enhance your experience and better support your needs but it is not stored in a manner that is personally identifiable with you.
Non-Personal Information is collected primarily through the use of “cookies”. A “cookie” is a small file or tool stored on your hard drive containing information that allows us to deliver customized information to you. You may set your browser to notify you of or decline the receipt of cookies but, if your browser is configured to disable cookies, certain features of the Site may not function properly or be available to you.
How We Use Information. We use your Personal Information to provide services to our client districts, both as aggregate and detailed information and reports. For example, the percentage of time you and your department in aggregate spend on various activities based on your shared week, or feedback comments you may have provided.
We may use non-identifying and aggregate information to perform statistical analyses to improve the design of our website and provide a better user experience.
We do not sell or share mailing lists (names and addresses) and e-mail addresses of Authorized Users to third parties.
Disclosure of Information that We Collect.
b. Sale or Transfer of Information: In the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, dissolution or sale or transfer of substantially all of our assets or the Site, Personal Information and/or other information collected about you from the Site may be sold, assigned or transferred to the party acquiring all or substantially all of the equity and/or our assets or the Site in order to permit the party to continue the operation of the Site. By using the Site and submitting your information to us, you consent to the sale and transfer of your information as described in this paragraph.
c. Disclosure to District and Third Party Vendors: We disclose your Personal Information to your District in order to report on the percentage of time you and your department in aggregate spend on various activities based on your shared week, or feedback comments you may have provided. We disclose Personal Information to our third party vendors who assist us in operating the Site and providing the Services. These third parties are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality of your PII consistent with the terms of this policy and to comply with the applicable data protection laws.
Our Commitment to Data Security. We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures and accepted technology standards that are intended to safeguard and secure the information collected on or through the Site. Only authorized personnel are provided access to Personal Information and these personnel are required to treat this information as confidential. Our site uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) to encrypt all information from your web browser to our servers.
How You Can Access or Correct Your Information, Delete your Account, or Opt Out of Use of Your Information. You can access and modify your Personal Information by clicking your log-in name at the top of any page when you are logged in.
Although we do not anticipate doing so, if we send you a newsletter or other promotional communication, the communication will contain instructions for how to opt out of receiving similar communications in the future.
Our Commitment to Children's Privacy. Protecting the privacy of children is especially important to DMC. The Site is not intentionally designed for or directed at children who are age 13 years or younger. We require that only adults use our Site. By using the Site, you hereby represent that you are at least the age of majority or older.
Third-Party Links. The Site may include links to third-party websites. Please be aware that we cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection practices of other websites even if a link appears to a third-party website from the Site. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies of these websites before providing any information to or through them.
California Privacy Rights; California Do Not Track Disclosures. If you are a California resident, Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your Personal Information by us to a third party for the third party's direct marketing purposes. Since we do not make such disclosures, we are exempt from these reporting requirements.
District Management Group
133 Federal St., Boston, MA 02110