Privacy Policy

Effective date: 30.10.2023

Effective Date: October 30, 2023

Covered Site: speakingclubnow.com

THE AGREEMENT: Your use of this website and the services offered on this website by SpeakingClubnow (referred to as the “Company”) is subject to the following Terms & Conditions (referred to as the “Agreement”). All parts and sub-parts of this Agreement are expressly incorporated by reference. This Agreement applies to the use of all pages on this website, collectively referred to as the “Website,” and to any services provided on or through this Website (referred to as the “Services”).

Section 1 – DEFINITIONS:

1) COMMENCEMENT DATE: The “Commencement Date” denotes the date when this Privacy Policy becomes operational.

2) APPLICABLE PLATFORM: This Privacy Policy applies to and governs the use of the platform mentioned above, hereinafter referred to as the “Platform.” The term “Platform” may also encompass any corresponding mobile application, whether currently in use or developed in the future.

3) ENTITIES: The entities involved in this privacy policy are as follows: Liubov Danko, designated as the “Data Custodian,” and you, the user of this Platform. Hereafter, each entity will be individually referred to as “Entities” and collectively as the “Parties.”

4) USER: If you consent to this Privacy Policy and continue using the Platform, you will be identified as the “User.”

5) DATA CUSTODIAN: Liubov Danko serves as the publisher, owner, and operator of the Platform and bears the responsibility for the collection of information outlined herein. References to the Data Custodian may be made using the terms “Data Custodian,” “our,” “us,” “we,” or any other suitable identifiers.

6) IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION: “Identifiable Information” pertains to personal data and information collected from you in connection with your use of the Platform, which has the potential to identify you in any manner.

7) OFFERINGS: “Offerings” encompass any products or services we make available for purchase on the Platform.

Section 2 – CONTACT INFORMATION:

In this section, we provide details on how to contact us regarding privacy and data concerns.

Clause 2.1 – Data Controller:

The responsible entity for processing your personal data is Liubov Danko. You may contact the Data Controller using the following contact information:

Email: onlinespeakingclub.live@gmail.com

Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions or concerns related to your personal data or privacy matters.

Clause 2.2 – Operator of the Website:

The Data Controller and the operator of the Website are one and the same, represented by Liubov Danko. Should you need to contact us regarding any issues related to the Website, please use the provided contact email.

Section 3 – GENERAL DETAILS:

This privacy statement (hereinafter “Privacy Statement”) outlines how we gather and utilize the Personal Information we obtain from you, as well as your entitlements concerning that Personal Information, when you explore our Website or make use of our Services.

Please be aware that this Privacy Statement doesn’t encompass any data we might obtain about you through means other than our Website. While our Website may provide links to other websites or mobile applications, please understand that this Privacy Statement is exclusive to our services.

We are dedicated to safeguarding your privacy as you engage with our Website.

By continuing to navigate our Website, you confirm that you’ve had the opportunity to examine and contemplate this Privacy Statement, and you acknowledge your consent to the utilization of your information and the disclosure methods detailed within this Privacy Statement. If you find any aspect of the Privacy Statement unclear or disagree with it, we kindly request that you discontinue your use of our Platform.

Section 4 – PRIVACY POLICY MODIFICATIONS:

In this section, we address the possibility of modifications to our Privacy Policy.

Clause 4.1 – Modifications and Updates:

We retain the authority to alter, revise, or amend this Privacy Policy as necessary to align with shifts in our procedures or legal obligations. If we make significant updates, we will provide notice through our Website or other appropriate means. Your continued use of our Services after such modifications constitutes acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy.

Section 5 – DATA PROCESSING LOCATION:

In this section, we specify the location where data processing activities occur.

Clause 5.1 – Data Processing Location:

The processing of your personal data takes place in Ukraine, where our company is legally registered. 

Section 6 – ZOOM MEETING TRANSCRIPTS:

Zoom Meeting Transcripts: During virtual meetings conducted using Zoom, participants may have the option to create written transcripts of the meetings utilizing Zoom’s built-in transcript feature. These transcripts may comprise written records of the discussion, including participant names and chat messages exchanged during the meeting. Participants can choose to retain these transcripts for their personal reference.

Participant Submissions: In addition to Zoom’s integrated transcript feature, participants may also be able to submit portions of the conversation, including meeting transcripts, to the website for private viewing. This feature is designed to assist participants in enhancing their language skills, and the content uploaded will only be accessible for a period of 10 days.

Data Retention: The Speaking Club will retain these transcripts and uploaded content for a duration of 10 days, after which they will be automatically removed from the website. The Speaking Club will take reasonable precautions to secure the transcripts and uploaded content throughout this retention period and will refrain from using them for any other purposes.

Section 7 – COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA:

The manner in which we gather Personal Data may vary depending on your usage of our Website:

For Registered Users: When you decide to register for the Website or purchase our Services, we will request specific Personal Data from you during the registration process. This information may include your:

Full Name

Country of Residence

Email Address

Furthermore, we may collect Personal Data when you:

Engage with our representatives

Make purchases

Opt to receive marketing notifications via text message or email

Subscribe to general emails from us

Contribute comments to our content or engage with user-generated content like blogs, articles, images, videos, forums, bulletin boards, chat rooms, and similar features

By completing the registration process, you are providing your consent for us to collect, store, utilize, and disclose your Personal Data in accordance with the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy.

For Unregistered Users: Even if you do not register for our services or make purchases, we may engage in passive data collection (“Passive Data Collection”). This could encompass gathering information like IP addresses, location data, and specific browser details, including browsing history and session information, through the use of cookies, as elaborated below.

For All Users: Passive Data Collection, as elucidated for Unregistered Users, is applicable to all visitors and users of our Website.

Sales & Billing Information: To facilitate your purchase, we will request certain financial details, billing addresses, and specific information necessary to process your payment. Please note that this payment and billing information will not be stored and will only be used to facilitate your one-time purchase.

Email Marketing: For the purpose of sending you marketing communications via email, we may seek your Personal Data, such as your name and email address. We will obtain this information with your explicit consent when you choose to subscribe to email marketing.

Enhancing User Experience: Periodically, we may solicit information to assist us in enhancing our Website and the Services we provide. This may include collecting demographic data or insights into your preferences.

Content Interaction: If our Website offers features that allow you to comment on content, whether generated by us or other users, we may collect Personal Data at that juncture, such as your chosen username or email address.

Aggregated Information: In our efforts to improve our services and Website, we may combine or aggregate some of your Personal Data while upholding your privacy.

Additional Data: Beyond the previously mentioned Personal Data, we may also collect supplementary information that includes:

Hobbies

Age

Occupation

Language Proficiency

English Language Competency

Other Languages Competency

Section 8 – THE PERSONAL DATA WE RECEIVE AUTOMATICALLY:

Cookies: We may collect information from you through automatic tracking systems (such as information about your browsing preferences) as well as through information that you volunteer to us (such as information that you provide during a registration process or at other times while using the Website, as described above). For example, we use cookies to make your browsing experience easier and more intuitive: cookies are small strings of text used to store some information that may concern the user, his or her preferences or the device they are using to access the internet (such as a computer, tablet, or mobile phone). Cookies are mainly used to adapt the operation of the site to your expectations, offering a more personalized browsing experience and memorizing the choices you made previously. A cookie consists of a reduced set of data transferred to your browser from a web server and it can only be read by the server that made the transfer. This is not executable code and does not transmit viruses. Cookies do not record or store any Personal Data. If you want, you can prevent the use of cookies, but then you may not be able to use our Website as we intend. To proceed without changing the options related to cookies, simply continue to use our Website. Technical cookies: Technical cookies, which can also sometimes be called HTML cookies, are used for navigation and to facilitate your access to and use of the site. They are necessary for the transmission of communications on the network or to supply services requested by you. The use of technical cookies allows the safe and efficient use of the site. You can manage or request the general deactivation or cancelation of cookies through your browser. If you do this though, please be advised this action might slow down or prevent access to some parts of the site. Cookies may also be retransmitted by an analytics or statistics provider to collect aggregated information on the number of users and how they visit the Website. These are also considered technical cookies when they operate as described. Temporary session cookies are deleted automatically at the end of the browsing session – these are mostly used to identify you and ensure that you don’t have to log in each time – whereas permanent cookies remain active longer than just one particular session. Third-party cookies: We may also utilize third-party cookies, which are cookies sent by a third-party to your computer. Permanent cookies are often third-party cookies. The majority of third-party cookies consist of tracking cookies used to identify online behavior, understand interests and then customize advertising for users. Third-party analytical cookies may also be installed. They are sent from the domains of the aforementioned third parties external to the site. Third-party analytical cookies are used to detect information on user behavior on our Website. This place anonymously, in order to monitor the performance and improve the usability of the site. Third-party profiling cookies are used to create profiles relating to users, in order to propose advertising in line with the choices expressed by the users themselves. Profiling cookies: We may also use profiling cookies, which are those that create profiles related to the user and are used in order to send advertising to the user’s browser. When these types of cookies are used, we will receive your explicit consent. Support in configuring your browser: You can manage cookies through the settings of your browser on your device. However, deleting cookies from your browser may remove the preferences you have set for this Website. For further information and support, you can also visit the specific help page of the web browser you are using: – Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies – Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-us/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences – Safari: http://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/ – Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en – Opera: http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ Log Data: Like all websites and mobile applications, this Website also makes use of log files that store automatic information collected during user visits. The different types of log data could be as follows: – internet protocol (IP) address; – type of browser and device parameters used to connect to the Website; – name of the Internet Service Provider (ISP); – date and time of visit; – web page of origin of the user (referral) and exit; – possibly the number of clicks. The aforementioned information is processed in an automated form and collected in an exclusively aggregated manner in order to verify the correct functioning of the site, and for security reasons. This information will be processed according to the legitimate interests of the Data Controller. For security purposes (spam filters, firewalls, virus detection), the automatically recorded data may also possibly include Personal Data such as IP address, which could be used, in accordance with applicable laws, in order to block attempts at damage to the Website or damage to other users, or in the case of harmful activities or crime. Such data are never used for the identification or profiling of the user, but only for the protection of the Website and our users. Such information will be treated according to the legitimate interests of the Data Controller.

Section 9 – OUR USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA:

We primarily employ your Personal Data to enhance your interaction with our Website and fulfill your requested services or information, such as accessing our Website.

Furthermore, we may utilize non-personally identifiable data for market research and marketing efforts, offering us broader insights into our customer base. This data may encompass various aspects, including but not limited to, interests inferred from your cookie usage.

Your Personal Data, which could potentially identify you, serves multiple purposes:

1) Enhancing your individualized user experience 

2) Maintaining communication regarding your user account with us 

3) Conducting marketing and advertising activities, including email communications 

4) Facilitating the processing of your purchases 

5) Providing responsive customer service 

6) Keeping you informed about updates to the Website and related features

Section 10 – SHARING YOUR PERSONAL DATA:

While our primary commitment is to safeguard your Personal Data, there may be circumstances in which we find it reasonable to disclose your Personal Data, solely at our discretion. These circumstances may include, but are not limited to:

1) Compliance with local, state, or Federal laws and regulations 

2) Response to lawful requests, such as discovery, criminal, civil, or administrative proceedings, subpoenas, court orders, or writs from law enforcement or other governmental or legal entities 

3) Initiation of legal actions against a user who has violated the law or breached our Website’s terms of use 

4) Actions necessary for the proper functioning of our Website 

5) Cooperation with lawful investigations concerning our users 

6) Suspected fraudulent activity on our Website or the detection of activities that may contravene our terms or other applicable rules

Section 11 – HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS SAFEGUARDED:

We employ secure physical and digital systems for the storage of your Personal Data whenever appropriate. We are dedicated to safeguarding your Personal Data against unauthorized access, disclosure, or destruction.

It’s important to note, though, that no system for transmitting information over the internet or electronically storing data can be entirely infallible. Nevertheless, we are deeply committed to protecting and securely storing your Personal Data and take all reasonable measures to ensure its security.

The systems we use to retain your information encompass, but are not limited to: We limit access to personal user information data to only a select few staff members.

Your Personal Data is retained throughout your engagement with us. We erase your Personal Data upon your request to cancel your account or when we receive general requests for data deletion.

Should there be any breach compromising your Personal Data, we will notify you within a reasonable timeframe, but no later than two weeks, and we will adhere to all applicable laws concerning such breaches.

Section 12 – MANAGING YOUR INFORMATION:

If you wish to update, delete, or access any information we have about you, you can reach out to us at onlinespeakingclub.live@gmail.com

Section 13 – USER-GENERATED CONTENT:

Our Website may offer users the opportunity to share their own content or information publicly. This may include, but is not limited to, photographs, status updates, blogs, articles, or other personal snippets. Please understand that any content or information you choose to post in these public areas should be considered entirely public, and we do not claim to preserve the privacy of such publicly shared information.

Section 14 – CHOOSING YOUR EMAIL PREFERENCES:

Periodically, we may send you informative or marketing emails related to our Website, such as announcements and updates. If you wish to adjust your email preferences or unsubscribe from these communications, you can reach us at the following email address: onlinespeakingclub.live@gmail.com

 Additionally, you’ll find an opt-out link at the bottom of all such emails.

Please note that even if you opt-out of marketing emails, you may still receive essential communications from us regarding your Website usage or your account status.

By providing us with your Personal Data or using our Website, you establish a commercial relationship with us. Consequently, you agree that any emails we send, including those from third-party affiliates, are not to be classified as SPAM, as per the legal definition.

Section 15 – MANAGING YOUR INFORMATION:

If you wish to update, delete, or access any information we have about you, you can  or reach out to us at onlinespeakingclub.live@gmail.com

Section 16 – YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS:

You have several rights regarding your Personal Data. Specifically, you have the following rights: – The right to be informed about how your Personal Data is processed. – The right to access your Personal Data. – The right to update or correct your Personal Data. – The right to request the transfer of your Personal Data. – The right to object to or limit the processing of your Personal Data. – The right to request the cessation of processing and deletion of your Personal Data. – The right to block any processing of your Personal Data that violates applicable laws. – The right to file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the United States or the relevant data protection authority in another jurisdiction.

You can exercise these rights by contacting us using the contact information provided in this Privacy Policy.

Section 17 – ASSUMPTION OF RISK:

By continuing to use our Website or Product, you affirm your ongoing acceptance of this Privacy Policy. You also acknowledge, agree, and understand that transmitting information or data over the internet is not always completely secure, regardless of the precautions taken. You accept that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you provide, and you transmit such information at your own risk.

Section 18 – GET IN TOUCH:

If you have any inquiries regarding this Privacy Policy or how we gather information from you, or if you wish to lodge a complaint about any matters related to this Privacy Policy, you can reach us at the following email address: onlinespeakingclub.live@gmail.com.

Section 19. Contact information:

Individual entrepreneur Liubov Danko

Beneficiary code: 2164924144

Legal and actual addresses: Ukraine, Kyiv, Dobrogotova street, 9, 51. Post cod 03-142. 

onlinespeakingclub.live@gmail.com