Privacy Policy

Securing information

We are committed to protecting your privacy and comply fully with all applicable data protection laws. We have put in place physical, electronic and operational procedures intended to safeguard and secure the information we collect. All Linguascope staff and agents have a legal duty to respect the confidentiality of your information, and access to your personal details is restricted only to those who have a reasonable need to access it.

When using the linguascope.ca website, if the URL of a web page starts with HTTPS, or you see a locked/green padlock symbol, your data is encrypted when it is sent from your computer to our server.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Information we may hold about you

When you subscribe to Linguascope, the information we hold about you includes the following:

  • contact name, school name, address and email address
  • details regarding your subscription such as your login details and the expiry date

We will only keep your personal information for as long as is necessary and in accordance with UK law.

Note that Linguascope does not collect or store any personal information about students using the website.

How we may use your information

We use your personal information to provide you with our services, and to improve and extend our services. This may include:

  • providing you with information, products or services that you requested from us
  • sending subscription renewal information
  • sending service-related information
  • sending promotional material about new products, special offers, events or other information we think you may find interesting
  • contacting you to give you an opportunity to complete a customer satisfaction survey
  • disclosing your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation

If, after opting in, you no longer wish to receive marketing information about our products and services by post, please contact Linguascope. To stop receiving information by email, simply click on the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of any of our newsletters. Note that, by doing so, you may miss important service updates and notifications about special offers and free products/events.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Sharing information

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Otherwise, we do not share personal information with third parties. We may however disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

Updating this Privacy Policy

We may review and update this notice to comply with the latest legislation. The up-to-date copy of this policy can be found on this web page.

Updating your details

If you have any questions or queries regarding this privacy policy or if any of the information that you have provided to Linguascope changes, please contact us.

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