PRIVACY POLICY

 

By using this website, LingoBalance (http://lingobalance.com/), you accept the following practices outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Thank you for visiting LingoBalance! This statement discloses the Privacy Policy for the website LingoBalance (http://lingobalance.com/). Please read our privacy policy carefully to get an accurate understanding of how we collect, use, protect, and otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information (PPI) in accordance with this website.

It is important that you read over the following disclosures carefully. If there are any questions or you need clarification on this statement, please email the website owner, Buket Öztekin, at lingobalance@gmail.com.

The owner and operators of this website, Buket Oztekin, will be referred to as “I”, “us”, “our”, and “we” throughout this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

We collect personal and non-personal information when you provide it to us in the course of using our website, LingoBalance. The personal information we may collect includes your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, credit card number, and financial information.

The non-personal information that we may collect includes your browser type, the URL of the previous website you visited, your ISP, operating system, and your Internet Protocol (IP) Address. This non-personal information collected is not used by us to personally identify you and is not readily usable for that purpose. Please refer to the “Audience Analytics’ section of this privacy policy to better understand how this information is collected.

Information may be collected when sending information through the website, such as comments on posts or pages, inquiries, and/or any other request or question submitted through this website. When you subscribe to any of our services, email opt-ins, free downloads, or complete a purchase through our website, we may collect your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, credit card number, and any other information requested at the time of the registration process.

By providing this personal information, you agree to allow us to communicate with you regarding the website or any of our services or products. If at any point in time you would like to opt-out of these communications, you may do so. Please refer to the ‘Opting-Out From Communications’ section in this Privacy Policy.

Use of Information Collected

LingoBalance (http://lingobalance.com/) uses your personal information primarily for our own internal purposes such as providing, maintaining, and evaluating and improving this website. That includes the products and services we offer and sell, subscriptions, and general customer service.

We use the non-personal information we collect to track the use of this website and to assist us in providing, maintaining and evaluating, and improving LingoBalance (http://lingobalance.com/).

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain the Website
  • To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to unsubscribe from future emails
  • To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries
  • To track and measure advertising on the Website
  • To track, measure and analyse the statistical performance of the Website
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity

 

Information Protection

Protecting your personal information is our top priority. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. However, it is important to note that we are not currently using a secure socket layer technology (SSL) to securely protect your information when submitted for transfer.

Please note that no method of transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. Therefore, while this website strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we do not guarantee absolute security.

We are not responsible for the unauthorized acts of others and we assume no liability for any disclosure of information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access (such as hacking) or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond reasonable control.

 

THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.

Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.

The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.

ConvertKit – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.  Please refer to ConvertKit’s privacy policy for further information.

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

 

ANONYMOUS DATA

From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.

 

Advertisements

We use Google AdSense to serve content and advertisements to users on this website. This ad network may use cookies to deliver these advertisements. No personal information is shared with the website’s ad providers.

 

Display Ads

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies, as noted above.

Third Party Ads

From time to time, the Website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website. At any time you may opt-out of these retargeting efforts by disabling cookies on your browser. You may also opt-out of Google Ads by modifying your Google Ad settings.

Affiliate Marketing

Some areas of this website may contain affiliate links for products we use and recommend. If you click on those links or purchase items through those links, we will earn a commission of the sale. You will not pay extra when buying products through the links provided on this website.

 

Audience Analytics

LingoBalance (http://lingobalance.com/) uses Google Analytics to track the statistics regarding our audience and website traffic. No personally identifiable information is transferred from the website to Google Analytics.

Please refer to the Google Analytics privacy policies for more information.

Our Use of Cookies

Cookies are used on this website to track your use of LingoBalance (http://lingobalance.com/) and the services and products we offer and sell. This allows us to provide you with a more personalized user experience while using the website.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies on your browser, some areas of the website may not work properly or at all.

Opting-Out From Communications

At any point in time, you have the option to opt-out of communications from LingoBalance. For example, if you sign up to receive emails, but do not wish to receive them information from us anymore, you may opt-out or unsubscribe by following the instructions provided at the bottom of each email communication. Please allow for a couple of days following to ensure that we properly removed you from all correspondence

 

INFORMATION AND ACCURACY

All content provided on this Website is for information purposes only. The owner of this Website makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. The owner will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. We are not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this Website on other web sites or media without our permission. All opinions are those of the author alone.

 

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

LingoBalance may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting other websites, and other websites are not governed by this Privacy Policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy policy of the website in question.

 

NEWSLETTERS

On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behaviour will not be passed on to third parties.

 

SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you select to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Children’s Policy

Our website is not intended for children under the age of 18. LingoBalance (http://lingobalance.com/) does not knowingly or specifically collect information about children under the age of 18. We believe that children of any age should get a parent’s consent before giving out personal information.

Contacting Buket Oztekin with LingoBalance

Contact information may be found on the ‘Contact’ page as well as the footer of the website. If you have any comments or questions regarding this privacy statement, please contact us by email at buket@lingobalance.com.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to change at any time. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review the legal documents on this site periodically to be aware of any modifications. We will notify you of any changes to this Privacy Policy by posting those changes on this page with the date of modification.

Last Updated on August 8th, 2020