Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information.
This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it. If you have any questions or concerns about this policy please contact us (“English Explorer Pty Ltd”) does not collect personal information about individual users except when such personal information is provided to English Explorer Pty Ltd on a voluntary basis. Such personal information may be gathered by:
- a contest or sweepstakes registration
- the registration process for subscription services and in connection with content submissions
- postings in discussion areas or other public areas
- suggestions or voting/polling activities and
- transactional areas.
Personal information about individual users will not be sold or otherwise transferred to any third parties without the approval of the user, except English Explorer Pty Ltd reserves the right to disclose such personal information for the purposes of:
- To its affiliates, subsidiaries and third party agents for purposes related to credit and
collection, marketing and services and products offered by English Explorer Pty Ltd, its affiliates and subsidiaries, provided the information is required for, and is to be used only for such purposes;
- If such disclosure is made pursuant to a requirement or request of a government agency, court order or other legal proceeding or otherwise required by law.
The user may request to decline receiving promotional and/or marketing information from English Explorer Pty Ltd. Notwithstanding the user’s wish to cease receiving such promotional and/or marketing information, English Explorer Pty Ltd reserves the right to contact a user regarding account status, changes to the user’s enrolment agreement and other matters relevant to the underlying service and/or the personal information collected.
English Explorer Pty Ltd reserves the right to conduct statistical analyses of user behavior and
characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the English Explorer Pty Ltd web site
and to provide advertisers with information such as the number of users that have been exposed to or clicked on their advertising banners. English Explorer Pty Ltd will provide only aggregated data from these analyses to third parties.
Also, users are advised that English Explorer Pty Ltd may permit third parties to offer
subscription and/or registration-based services through the English Explorer Pty Ltd web site.
English Explorer Pty Ltd is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties and
Users should also be aware that when personal information is voluntarily disclosed (i.e. user name, e-mail address, etc.) in the discussion areas or other public areas of the English Explorer Pty Ltd website, that information, along with any information disclosed in the user’s communication, can be collected and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from third parties.
Such activities are beyond the control of English Explorer Pty Ltd. Users also should be aware that non-personal information (your IP number, your browser type, the page you requested and your operating system) and data may be automatically collected through the standard operation of English Explorer Pty Ltd internet servers or through the use of “cookies”.
“Cookies” are small text files that are used by web sites to:
- Recognise repeat users;
- Track usage behaviour; and
- Compile aggregate data that will permit content improvements and targeted advertising
At the user’s request, English Explorer Pty Ltd will:
- Allow a user to decline receiving further electronic advertising from English Explorer Pty Ltd at any time;
- Provide a user with reasonable access to his or her information that in English Explorer Pty Ltd records; and
- Use reasonable efforts to allow such user to update/correct personal information which the user states is incorrect to the extent such updating/correction will not compromise English Explorer Pty Ltd privacy or security interests, subject to the understanding that it may be impossible to completely delete a user’s information without some residual information being stored because of backups.
Any submissions to discussion areas or other public areas on the English Explorer Pty Ltd web site are accepted with the understanding that they are accessible to all third parties. If a user does not want his or her comments to be viewed by third parties, the user is advised not to make any submissions.