WeGrow Privacy Policy

Effective Date: July 12, 2019

WeGrow is a primary school that is committed to elevating the collective consciousness of the world by expanding happiness and unleashing every human’s superpowers. In order to process applications for admission and provide education and related experiences, we collect and use Personal Information, including from both parents and students. This WeGrow Privacy Policy describes how WeGrow uses certain categories of Personal Information and provides other information specific to WeGrow.

As described in our Global Privacy Policy, our online Services generally are not directed to children. For example, online applications should be completed by a parent or legal guardian. To the extent that we make available any child-directed online Services that involve the collection of Personal Information, we will obtain parental consent in accordance with applicable law. While we have endeavored to describe our privacy practices in this WeGrow Privacy Policy and the Global Privacy Policy that it supplements, please do not hesitate to contact us at privacy@wework.com with questions.

Please see The We Company’sGlobal Privacy Policy for additional information, including for the definitions of capitalized terms that are not defined here and for additional contact information.

Information We Collect

This section supplements our Global Privacy Policy to provide more information about some of the types of Personal Information collected by WeGrow. In addition to the Personal Information described in the Global Privacy Policy, WeGrow collects:

  • Application information, registration information, and Payment Information. This may include references, school transcripts, and sample schoolwork or other information to support the student’s application, evaluate requests for financial aid, and process payments for tuition or other school-related activities. This may include student Verification Information and Other Personal Information, including the student’s age, grade, gender, ethnicity, place of birth, date of birth, languages spoken, social security number, immigration status, sibling information, educational record, and information about the student’s interests and abilities to tailor the student’s education experience. Where permitted or required by law, or with your explicit consent, you can also provide health information about the student’s physical or mental health and disabilities or other medical information that you choose to provide us;

  • Family Contact Information, including information about a prospective student(s) that you provide when submitting an application, including their name(s), postal address, phone number(s), and other information that allows us to contact your family;

  • Photos and videos of the classroom, activities, and students, with parental or guardian consent;

  • Other Personal Information that we collect as educators, including, for example, information about classroom performance, attendance, participation in school activities and events, information collected in connection with disciplinary processes, and vaccination and health records and other information we are expected to collect to provide a safe and healthy environment; and

  • We also may collect Contact Information, Verification Information, and Other Personal Information from visitors, guests, and other end users to provide the Services and a Secure Environment. For example, we may collect your name and email address to identify visitors and provide a digital or physical access badge and we may collect data or files you input, upload, or store with the Services. For the safety of our students, we may obtain registered sex offender or background checks, where permitted by law, for those who request access to WeGrow facilities.

How We Use Your Personal Information

This section supplements our Global Privacy Policy to provide more information about some of the ways in which we use your information that are specific to WeGrow.

The Personal Information we use includes:

  • Contact Information and Verification Information so that we may identify you and contact you, including to respond to inquiries or troubleshooting requests, communicate with you about your application and student, and deliver notifications and other operational communications, and to protect against fraud, abuse, or harm, verify your and your student’s identity, and otherwise provide a Secure Environment;

  • Payment Information, where appropriate, to process a financial transaction that you have requested, including your purchase of the Services, such as payments for tuition and other school-related expenses (generally, to meet our contractual obligations to you); and

  • Other Personal Information to tailor our marketing to you and provide you with the Services, including, but not limited to (i) enabling your access to the enrollment application page and related Services, to allow you to prepare and submit an application; (ii) managing your enrollment application; (iii) providing and personalizing your student’s education experience, pairing students age 6 and older with a suitable mentor, and improving our curriculum and education services; and (iv) processing the data or files that you input, upload, or store with the Services, such as to process documents that you upload.

Whether you are a parent, guardian, visitor, guest, or other end user, we also use your Device and Usage Information and Other Personal Information to prepare aggregate use statistics, analyze, provide, better tailor, and improve our products and Services, enhance your engagement with us, and as otherwise described in our Global Privacy Policy.

For more information about how we use your Personal Information to meet our contractual obligations, to meet our legal obligations, in accordance with our legitimate interests, and, where applicable, with your consent, please see our Global Privacy Policy.

How We Share Your Personal Information

This section supplements our Global Privacy Policy to provide more information about our sharing of Personal Information to foster the WeGrow community. In particular, we disclose Personal Information:

  • to other students and their families to allow you to connect with others in the school community; and

  • to third-party partners, with parental or guardian consent, as required by applicable law.

Please see our Global Privacy Policy for more information, including with respect to information about how we may share Personal information to companies and organizations affiliated through common ownership with WeGrow and for certain other purposes.