Privacy and Security Policy


Personal Data


Our main objective when asking you for your information is to be able to provide you with a more personalized service. We will never sell your personal data to any organization. Any promotions that you are offered will come directly from us. We will never use any of your personal details for any promotions without your expressed consent.



Safety and Security


We understand the importance of keeping your information safe and secure and as such we follow industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) into our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).


Please note that any information shared during classroom sessions could be part of public settings and as such please note that any comments made will be at your own risk.


We will always give our best reasonable effort to protect your security and your information, however, it’s important to note that there are and will always be inherent risks anytime anyone is connected to the internet and therefore englease.com can’t guarantee the security of your information and will not be responsible for breaches of security.



Englease.com Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy governs englease.com's ('we', 'us', 'Englease' or 'englease.com') treatment of personally identifiable information that Englease collects when you use the englease.com website (the 'Site'), when you share information about yourself on our Site as well as when you provide information to us in any medium. Each time that you use the Site and the services available to you on the Site ('Services'), you signify that you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, you must discontinue using the Site and terminate your registration with us.



User-Provided Information


Englease collects personal information from you when you register on the Site, update your profile, interact with other users, and use various features of the Site. To register with Englease, you must provide a user name, password, native language, and email address. When you register, you may also provide your country, gender, English ability and other information. Once you are a registered user of Englease, you may be given the option to add additional personal information to your profile. We may also collect information regarding your interaction with other users and your use of the Site, including content you view linked from the Site and Englease points that you have earned, which will also be displayed on the Site. From time to time we may ask you to respond to surveys or other requests for information, and we collect the information you provide. We may collect information from you when you participate in sweepstakes and promotions offered on the Site. We use this information to continually offer you the most value as a user of the Site.



Cookies


Englease logs IP addresses (a unique number assigned to every computer on the Internet) in order to improve security, analyze trends and administer the Site. We may track your movement within the Site, the third-party website pages from which you were referred, your use of the media player, access times and browser types. We use this information to gauge the effectiveness of our Site, track information for statistical purposes and to improve the products and services we provide. We store information that we collect through cookies, log files and other tracking technology such as clear gifs. We use cookies on the Site. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer for record-keeping purposes. We use session ID cookies and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our Site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser's 'help' file. Persistent cookies are used to differentiate visitors of the Site from registered users, to customize the content of certain sections of the Site and to enable us to track and cater to the interests of users, in order to enhance their experience on the Site. If you reject cookies, you may still use the Site, but your ability to use some areas of the Site may be limited and you may not be able to use certain features of the Site.



Advertisement


We may from time to time use various outside ad-serving companies and affiliates to serve advertisements on the Site. In the process of serving advertisements, the ad serving companies may place a cookie in your browser's cookie file and may use information about your visits to the Site and other websites in order to provide advertisements on the Site about products and services that may be of interest to you. By delivering ads on the Site, the ad-server is able to record what ads a user -- identified by the unique cookie -- has seen, and what pages the user was viewing when the ads were delivered. This web usage information is combined with other ad delivery information the ad-server has collected from your visits to the Site and other websites not affiliated with Englease. This non-personally identifiable information is used as part of the ad-serving process for reporting and to select and direct the ads you see online at the Site and other websites not affiliated with Englease.



Surveys or Promotions


From time to time we may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or other promotions promoted on the Site, which might be sponsored or conducted by Englease or by a third party. If you participate, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these promotions is completely voluntary and you will have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information. If there is a third party sponsor involved, please make sure to review that third party's privacy policy.



When You Register


When you register with Englease, you can create your own profile. If your profile is visible, your profile information as well as your name and picture are displayed to other registered users visitors to the Site.



Our Use


We receive and store any personal information you enter on the Site or give to us voluntarily in any other way and may use it to contact you from time to time. This means we may contact you by email, phone and/or cell number (including use of automated dialing equipment), text (SMS) message, or any other means of communication that your wireless or other telecommunications device may be capable of receiving (e.g. video etc.). We may also send you information or offers from time to time to a postal address or email address we have on file. If you provide your name for a promotional offer to enter a contest, and win a prize, we will post a winner's list online.



Vendors


We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples might include sending email, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, teleconferencing solutions, providing search results and links and providing customer service. They have access to some of personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes than to serve their agreement with us.



Teleconferencing Services


We use a third-party teleconferencing service gotomeeting.com to conduct our classroom sessions, for communications, either through email, or through messages within our product(s). For more information on the privacy practices, please check gotomeeting.com


ENGLEASE ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY WITH REGARD TO ANY THEFT, LOSS, ALTERATION OR MISUSE OF PERSONAL OR OTHER INFORMATION LAWFULLY PROVIDED BY ENGLEASE TO THIRD PARTIES, OR WITH REGARD TO THE FAILURE OF ANY THIRD PARTY TO ABIDE BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY OR AGREEMENT BETWEEN THAT THIRD PARTY AND ENGLEASE.



Who We Share Your Information With


We only share your information or parts of your information as/when necessary to the 3rd party companies that help us with our service offerings. This includes and is not limited to:


  1. Payment providers (to charge for the subscription)
  2. Mailing solution providers
  3. Teleconferencing companies

Other instances’ where your information could be shared:


  1. In case of a merger or acquisition
  2. To comply with law enforcement
  3. To protect our rights and that of our community


Public Forums


Our website might offer publicly accessible blogs or community forums including and not limited to classroom settings in group or individual one-on-one classes. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.



Links to Other Websites


This site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Englease.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by the Englease.com website. If you have any questions about this policy statement, or about any of Englease.com's other policies and practices, please contact us via email at support@englease.com.