Linguician Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, store, use and disclose your information when you use our Website. The Website refers to or any other websites through which Linguician makes the Services available (collectively, the "Website", as specified in the Terms of Service). By using the Website or in particular by registering a Linguician account, you agree to the use of your information in the way set out in this Privacy Policy. Please read carefully the information provided in our Privacy Policy before using our service. In case you do not agree to any of the provisions of this Policy, you should not use the Website or any related Services.

We collect information about you from various sources, including information that is directly provided by you and information that we collect automatically. All the information we collect is directed to provide you and your fellow users with the best user experience and language learning progress. We may use the information we collect about you to customize and personalize content on our platform as well as advertisement. We may also use this information to send you information that you agreed to receive and to alert you about updates or new services available on our platform.

The data that we collect includes:
  • Information provided by you through the registration such as your name, native country, birth date, education or language proficiency
  • Your inputs into our learning system in the course of the vocabulary introduction test, the multiple choice mode, the gap mode and any other learning or test modes that we offer on our Website
  • Your preferences for music and song selection
  • Information related to your IP address, browser, operating system, hardware device, time stamps and pages visited. This data may be collected even if you do not register at our platform.
  • Information about ads you respond to, or newsletters that you sign up to receive.
  • Platform activity, such as the amount of time you spend on our platform, which of our services you use, which you skip and how you engage with our services.

Our Website makes use of Google Analytics. How data is used by Google Analytics can be found under the following link.

Further we share anonymous information with our lyrics license partner, since we are depending on their API in order to display lyrics on our platform. This information is used in order to calculate the correct amounts payable for the licensing of lyrics.

Linguician will assume no liability, if a business partner or other third party collects, uses, or shares any information about you in violation of its own privacy policy or any applicable laws, or regulations.

We may aggregate your personal data with similar data relating to other users of Linguician in order to create statistical information regarding the platform and its use, which we may then share with third parties or make publicly available. However, none of this information would include any email address or other contact information, or anything that could be used to identify you individually, either online or in real life.

Like many other websites, we use cookies to collect website usage data and to improve our services. Some of our services may not work if you disable cookies. A cookie is a file that contains an identifier. We use this identifier in a cookie to observe your interaction with the Service. Through cookies, we keep count of returning visitors, collect and report on aggregate statistical information and authenticate your login credentials.

We reserve the right to update this Privacy Policy, and when we do so, we will also revise the Effective Date set out below. Any changes to our Privacy Policy will always be available here. Please be sure to revisit our Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes.

Effective as of October 18, 2016