2.1. Personal Information includes all information that the user (a) voluntarily provides when he or she signs up for a user account on www.english-attack.com or which (b) are collected in the course of his or her use of the site, and which cannot be used to identify the user.
Use of Personal Information
3.1. The English Attack! website collects, analyzes and stores users' Personal Information for the purpose of enhancing the users' site experience. The site's use of this information allows it to:
3.1.a. create personal user accounts for each user, allowing the user access to site functionalities like Community features and the scoring of points;
3.1.b. respond to user queries and comments via the Feedback form
3.1.c. inform users of new site content and functionality via an e-mail newsletter
3.1.d. measure site traffic (Google Analytics)
Destination of Personal Information
4.1. Personal Information collected during site registration is intended for exclusive use by English Attack! The user is notified however that Entertainment Learning may be required to divulge this information if required to do so by a law, industry regulation, or following the decision of a regulatory or judicial authority.
4.2. If, upon registration, a user has accepted to receive offers by our commercial partners, the Personal Information provided at registration may be shared with these partners. The user may, at any time, indicate that he or she no longer wants to receive these partner commercial offers, either via direct electronic communication with English Attack!, or by modifying his or her Profile and Account preferences at http://www.english-attack.com/user/me/profile/profile).
Storage of Personal Information collected on the site
5.1. Once a user account has been de-activated, for whatever reason, the data associated with the use of that account (e.g. points scored, content contributed, etc.) are kept and rendered anonymous.
5.2. On the other hand, all Personal Information provided upon Site Registration and/or subsequently provided by the user to fill in the user's Public Personal Profile, will be deleted in the XX months following a user request for English Attack! to de-activate his or her account.
5.3. Any English Attack! account that has been inactive for over six months may be deleted by English Attack!. That user's personal information will in this case be deleted.
5.5 English Attack! is committed to protecting the privacy of the Personal Information stored on the site. The e-mail addresses and first names / last names of users are not visible to other users anywhere on the site, except if the user would like to sign his or her real name to a contribution to a Forum discussion, a posted comment, or if the user has chosen his or her real first and last name as a username or used it in chat forums and in other community features.
Security and Technology
6.1 It is the responsibility of the User to maintain the confidentiality of his or her password provided during the registration process, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account as well as for the privacy of the information that you, as a User, choose to publish and make known via your Personal Profile Public View. It is not permitted that another person than the User logs in to the Site using the username and password of the User.
6.2 The User shall be solely liable for the use of his or her identification information by third parties or for the actions or statements made through the User’s account, whether these be fraudulent or not. The Member holds Entertainment Learning SAS harmless against all claims of this kind. In addition, as Entertainment Learning SAS does not have the obligation or the technical means to check the identity of every person registered with its Services, Entertainment Learning SAS is not liable in the event a User’s identity is used by someone else. If the User has reason to believe that a person is using his or her User identification information or account, including his or her password, he or she must inform English Attack! immediately.
6.3 Entertainment Learning SAS undertakes best efforts to protect user data from erroneous deletion, change, or abusive use. In case of damage or deletion of data through unknown viruses or other unforeseeable technical faults, Entertainment Learning SAS cannot be held responsible. Entertainment Learning SAS will prosecute any hacker attacks or the like to the fullest extent of law.
7.1.a. The user must accept cookies in order to have access to www.english-attack.com
7.1.b. The English Attack! registration process creates a cookie stored on the user's computer hard disk.
7.1.c. This allows the site to avoid, on subsequent visits by the user, having to ask the user to create a new account in order to benefit from the site's content and functionality.
7.1.d. These cookies are aggregated and anonymized; they are in no way designed to collect Personal Information on specific users.
7.2 Session Cookies used for statistical purposes
Discussion Forums and Public Profile Information
8.1. The English Attack! site features discussion forums and areas for user comments. The comments contributed to these areas cannot be collected or used for any other purpose.
8.2. Moderators of the English Attack! site may access, modify, rectify, or delete any comment which is extraneous to the theme of the forum post or comment area; contrary to the community etiquette established by English Attack!, or any comments that are illegal.
8.3. Every user has access and can modify, rectify, or delete any Personal Information that concerns that user. The user can, at any time, request that his or her comments in a Forum or Comment area be deleted.
Hyperlinks to 3rd Party Sites
9.1. English Attack! has no control over the content of external, 3rd party sites. The existence of a hyperlink between www.english-attack.com and a 3rd party site does not signify that English Attack! condones, supports, or assumes any responsibility whatsoever as to the content, security, or privacy guarantees of the 3rd party site.
10.2. The parent(s) or legal guardian also assume the responsability for ensuring that the under-aged user follow generally recommended online security guidelines for minors, such as never giving their real name, their address or telephone number to an online contact without the parents' or guardians' permission.
Inappropriate or Illegal Content
11.1. Any user of English Attack! can, and is encouraged to, flag inappropriate or illegal content on the site or within the community / forum / comments areas of the site. Content considered as inappropriate or illegal on English Attack! includes hate speech and symbols; pornography; incitation to violence; and any form of racism.
Queries or Complaints
12.1. In the case of queries or complaints concerning any aspect of our privacy policies or procedures, please inform us by email, providing a link to the offending item, at firstname.lastname@example.org You will receive a reply within four working days.