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PRIVACY POLICY

Last updated: June 11, 2020

This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You.

We use Your Personal data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

INTERPRETATION AND DEFINITIONS

Interpretation

The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.

Definitions

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.

Affiliate means an entity that controls, is controlled by or is under common control with a party, where "control" means ownership of 50% or more of the shares, equity interest or other securities entitled to vote for election of directors or other managing authority.

Website refers to Language Advantage Inc., accessible from https://languageadvantage.ca/

Service refers to the Website.

Country refers to: Ontario, Canada Service

Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Service or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used.

Third-party Social Media Service refers to any website or any social network website through which a User can log in or create an account to use the Service.

Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.

Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.

Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cell phone or a digital tablet.

Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

COLLECTING AND USING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service.

Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.

TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES AND COOKIES

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Service and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Our Service.

You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of our Service.

Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close your web browser. Learn more about cookies: All About Cookies

We use both session and persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

Necessary / Essential Cookies

Type: Session Cookies

Administered by: Us

Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with services available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with those services.

Functionality Cookies

Type: Persistent Cookies

Administered by: Us

Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when You use the Website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You with a more personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your preferences every time You use the Website

Tracking and Performance Cookies

Type: Persistent Cookies

Administered by: Third-Parties

Purpose: These Cookies are used to track information about traffic to the Website and how users use the Website. The information gathered via these Cookies may directly or indirectly identify you as an individual visitor. This is because the information collected is typically linked to a pseudonymous identifier associated with the device you use to access the Website. We may also use these Cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of the Website to see how our users react to them.

ADVERTISING COOKIES

This website uses the Google AdWords remarketing service to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.”

Users may opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page.

For more information about the cookies we use and your choices regarding cookies, please visit our Cookies Policy or the Cookies section of our Privacy Policy.

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Service, including to monitor the usage of our Service.
  • For the performance of a contract: the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services You have purchased or of any other contract with Us through the Service.
  • To contact You: To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application's push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
  • To provide You with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information.
  • To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us. We may share your personal information in the following situations:
  • With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, to contact You.
  • For Business transfers: We may share or transfer Your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
  • With Affiliates: We may share Your information with Our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. Affiliates include Our parent company and any other subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that We control or that are under common control with Us.
  • With Business partners: We may share Your information with Our business partners to offer You certain products, services or promotions

RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

The Company will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

TRANSFER OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from Your jurisdiction.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer.

The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Business Transactions

If the Company is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Law enforcement

Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Other legal requirements

The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
  • Protect against legal liability

Security of Your Personal Data

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Detailed Information on the Processing of Your Personal Data

Service Providers have access to Your Personal Data only to perform their tasks on Our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

ANALYTICS

We may use third-party Service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Email Marketing

We may use Your Personal Data to contact You with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to You. You may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from Us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email We send or by contacting Us.

We may use Email Marketing Service Providers to manage and send emails to You.

Mailchimp

Mailchimp is an email marketing sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group LLC.

For more information on the privacy practices of Mailchimp, please visit their Privacy policy: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

USAGE, PERFORMANCE AND MISCELLANEOUS

We may use third-party Service Providers to provide better improvement of our Service.

Invisible reCAPTCHA

We use an invisible captcha service named reCAPTCHA. reCAPTCHA is operated by Google.

The reCAPTCHA service may collect information from You and from Your Device for security purposes.

The information gathered by reCAPTCHA is held in accordance with the Privacy Policy of Google: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Links to other websites

Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You click on a third-party link, You will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "Last updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us:

By email: info@language-advantage.com

By visiting this page on our website: https://languageadvantage.ca/policies/

TERMS OF USE

ARTICLE 1. LEGAL INFORMATION

The website www.languageadvantage.ca is published by:

Language Advantage Inc.

Phone: 647-343-5368 / E-mail address: info@language-advantage.com.

ARTICLE 2. PRESENTATION OF THE SITE

The purpose of www.languageadvantage.ca is to:

Offer language training services.

ARTICLE 3. CONTACT

For any question, request of information concerning the site, or any report of illegal content or activities, the user may contact the editor at the following e-mail address: info@language-advantage.com.or send a registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt to: Language Advantage Inc.- 50 Glebemount Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M4C 3R6.

ARTICLE 4. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF USE

Access and use of the website are subject to acceptance and compliance with these Terms of Use.

The publisher reserves the right to modify, at any time and without notice, the site and the services as well as the present TOS, in particular to adapt to the evolutions of the site by provision of new functionalities, the removal or the modification of existing features.

It is therefore advisable for the user to refer to the latest version of the Terms, accessible at any time on the site, before any navigation. In case of disagreement with the TOS, no use of the site can be made by the user.

ARTICLE 5. ACCESS AND NAVIGATION

The publisher implements the technical solutions at his disposal to allow access to the site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. He may nevertheless at any time suspend, limit or interrupt access to the site or to certain pages of the site to make updates, changes to its content or any other action deemed necessary for the proper operation of the site.

The connection and navigation on the website www.languageadvantage.ca are unreserved acceptance of these Terms of Use, whatever the technical means of access and terminals used.

These Terms apply, as necessary, to any declination or extension of the site on social networks and / or community existing or future.

ARTICLE 6. SITE MANAGEMENT

For the good management of the site, the publisher can at any time:

  • suspend, interrupt or limit access to all or part of the site, reserve access to the site, or parts of the site, to a specific category of user;
  • to suppress any information that could disrupt its operation or that contravenes national or international laws or Netiquette rules;
  • suspend the site in order to carry out updates.

ARTICLE 7. SERVICES RESERVED FOR REGISTERED USERS

7.1 REGISTRATION

Access to certain services and in particular to all paid services is conditioned by the user's registration.

The registration and access to the services of the site are reserved exclusively for legally able natural persons who have completed and validated the registration form available online at www.languageadvantage.ca, as well as these Terms of Use.

When registering, the user agrees to provide accurate, truthful and up-to-date information about him. The user will also have to regularly check the data concerning him in order to preserve its accuracy.

The user must provide a valid e-mail address, on which the site will send a confirmation of his registration to his services. An e-mail address can not be used multiple times to register for services.

Any communication made by www.languageadvantage.ca and its partners is therefore deemed to have been received and read by the user. The latter therefore commits to regularly consult the messages received on this e-mail address and to respond within a reasonable time if necessary.

Only one registration for the services of the site is admitted by natural person.

The user is assigned an identifier allowing him to access a space whose access is reserved for him (hereinafter "Personal Area"), in addition to entering his password.

The username and password can be modified online by the user in his Personal Area. The password is personal and confidential: the user agrees not to communicate it to third parties.

In any case, www.languageadvantage.ca reserves the right to refuse an application for registration of services in the event of non-compliance by the User with the provisions of these Terms of Use.

7.2 UNSUSCRIBING

The regularly registered user may at any time request unsubscription by visiting the dedicated page in his Personal Area. Any unsubscription from the site will be effective immediately after the user has completed the form provided for this purpose.

ARTICLE 8. RESPONSIBILITIES

The publisher is only responsible for the content he has edited himself.

The publisher is not responsible:

  • in case of problems, technical or computer failures, or compatibility of the site with any hardware or software;
  • direct or indirect damages, material or immaterial damages, foreseeable or unforeseeable damages resulting from the use or difficulties of use of the site or its services;
  • intrinsic characteristics of the Internet, particularly those relating to unreliability and lack of security of information circulating there;
  • unlawful content or activities using his site without having been duly informed within the meaning of the Law.

Furthermore, the site can not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of the information that is disseminated.

The user is responsible for:

  • the protection of his equipment and data;
  • the use he makes of the site or its services;

if it does not respect the letter or the spirit of these Terms.

ARTICLE 9. HYPERTEXT LINKS

The site may contain hypertext links pointing to other websites on which www.languageadvantage.ca does not have control. Despite the prior and regular checks carried out by the publisher, it declines all responsibility for the content that can be found on these sites.

The publisher authorizes the setting up of hypertext links to any page or document of his site provided that the establishment of these links is not carried out for commercial or advertising purposes.

In addition, the prior information of the publisher of the site is necessary before setting up any hypertext link.

This authorization does not cover sites that disseminate information that is unlawful, violent, controversial, pornographic, xenophobic or that may affect the sensitivity of the greatest number.

Finally, www.languageadvantage.ca reserves the right to remove at any time a hypertext link pointing to its site, if the site considers it not in accordance with its editorial policy.

ARTICLE 10. COOKIES

The site may use "cookies" techniques to process traffic statistics and information, facilitate navigation and improve the service for the convenience of the user, who may oppose the use of cookies registration by configuring its browser software.

ARTICLE 11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The structuring of the site but also texts, graphics, images, photographs, sounds, videos and applications that comprise it, are the property of the publisher and are protected as such by the laws in force in respect of intellectual property.

Any representation, reproduction, adaptation, partial or total use of content, trademarks and service offered by the site, by any means whatsoever without the prior, express and written of the publisher is strictly prohibited. With the exception of items expressly designated as royalty-free on the site.

Access to the site does not constitute recognition of a right and, in general, does not confer any intellectual property rights relating to an element of the site, which remain the exclusive property of the publisher.

It is forbidden for the user to enter data on the site that modifies or is likely to modify its content or appearance.

ARTICLE 12. APPLICABLE LAW AND COMPETENT JURISDICTION

These General Conditions of Use are governed by the Ontario Law. In the event of a dispute and in the absence of amicable agreement, the dispute will be brought before the courts of the province of Ontario in accordance with the rules of jurisdiction in force.

The website www.languageadvantage.ca wishes you an excellent navigation!