2. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM AND ABOUT YOU?
If you subscribe to the Site, we may collect and process the following personal information about you:
Personal details such as your first name, last name, e-mail address, country of residence, and nationality. This information is required to subscribe to the Site and maintain your subscription. We may also ask you to provide a contact telephone number. Please note that we may keep a record of our correspondence with you.
On the Site we may ask you to complete surveys for purposes of internal research and evaluation. There is no obligation to complete these surveys.
Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, weblogs and other communication data whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise, and the resources that you access from our site.
3. IP ADDRESSES, COOKIES, AND LOG FILES
Like most web sites, we use web log files to track site usage. When you visit the Site, we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came and the site to which you are going when you leave the Site. We also receive the Internet protocol (IP) address of your computer (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), information about your computer operating system and web browser, as well as the name of your ISP. We use this information to analyze overall usage trends to help us improve our services. This information is statistical information about our users' browsing actions and patterns and in most cases does not identify you individually.
In order to collect information about our users' browsing actions, we may also obtain information about you by placing a so-called cookie file on the hard drive of your computer. The cookies we use are so-called session cookies. They are only stored on your hard drive for the duration of your visit on the Site, and are deleted when you log out from the Site or close your web browser.
4.COOKIES FROM THIRD PARTIES
Third- party companies may serve some advertisements on the Site. In connection with such advertisements, these third parties may place a cookie on your hard drive in order to collect information about your Internet browsing habits. We cannot access or control these advertisers’ cookies. You can adjust your browser settings to refuse the placing of cookies on your hard drive.
Your access to the Site will not be affected if you do not accept cookies served by third parties.
5. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
6.HOW DO WE SHARE INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES?
Service Providers: You should be aware that we engage third parties that provide us technical assistance in connection with the Site, such as hosting the Site and maintaining the Site. Third-party service providers who have access to your personal information are authorized to use this information only in a manner consistent with this Policy and for no other unrelated purpose. Such third parties may be located outside the European Economic Area, where the rules applicable to the protection of personal information may be different from your home country. By using the Site, you consent to your personal information being transferred outside the European Economic Area.
Non-Disclosure: Other than as outlined in this Policy, we will not sell, rent or otherwise make available any personal information relating to you to any persons or companies who could use your personal information for marketing purposes or in any manner unintended by you.
Disclosure to Law Enforcement: In certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose personal information relating to you to law enforcement or government officials. If this happens we will only disclose the information necessary to comply with any such request. We may also, if we deem it necessary, disclose information to prevent a violation of the law and by accepting this Policy, you consent to our doing so, in our sole discretion.
Sale of Business or its Assets: If our assets are sold or transferred or our business is sold in whole or in part, we reserve the right to transfer your personal information to third parties, whether affiliated or unaffiliated.
8. L'ANGLOPHONE COMMUNICATIONS
We will communicate with you via email and notices posted on the Site. These communications may include welcome e-mails, which inform new users about the features of the Site, e-mails relating to the operation of user accounts, and information about content posted on the Site. We may also send you promotional emails if you have consented to receive such information. You may request that we stop sending you promotional material at any time by e-mailing us at privacy [ “at” sign ] langlophone.com. Each communication you receive from us will also contain an email address to which you can submit a request not to receive further communications from us. If you are an existing subscriber, we will only send you promotional communications relating to the Site, provided you have not indicated your objection to receiving such communications.
FOR BELGIAN RESIDENTS: If you do not wish to receive mail, telephone calls, or e-mail messages from companies, please contact the Robinson list maintained by the Belgian Direct Marketing Association by calling them at 0800 -91-886 or on the Internet at www.robinsonlist.be
USER GENERATED CONTENT (INCLUDING COMMENTS AND READER REVIEWS)
Subscribers may engage in public activities on the Site, including submitting comments, reader reviews and ratings. Please be aware that any information you disclose in your submissions may become public. If you choose to engage in public activities on the Site, you should be aware that any personal information you submit there could be read, collected, or used by other users of these areas. We are not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums.
9.HOW DO I CHANGE OR UPDATE MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?
You can review the personal information you provided us and make any desired changes to this information, or to the settings by logging on the Site using your username and password and clicking on “Review/edit my profile.” There you can edit the information on your account page. We may retain certain data contributed by you where necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse, or for legitimate business purposes, such as analysis of aggregated, non-personally-identifiable data, account recovery data, or any data required by law. All retained data will continue to be subject to the terms of this Policy. To request that we close your account and remove your information from the Site, please send your request to privacy [ “at” sign ] langlophone.com. You should send your request using an email account that you have registered with the Site in your name. You will receive a response to requests sent to privacy [ “at” sign ] langlophone.com within 10 business days of our receiving it.
10.CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
In order to secure your personal information, all communications between you and the Site, while logged in, are protected through secure socket layer (SSL) encryption and computer firewalls. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Private information such as your address can be accessed only by providing your password. Where you have chosen a password to access the Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
Unfortunately, transmitting information over the Internet is not completely secure. While we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal information, we will use commercially reasonable procedures and security features to seek to prevent unauthorized access.
If you have any questions concerning any aspect of this Policy or our privacy practices in general, please do not hesitate to contact us via:
E-mail: privacy [ “at” sign ] langlophone.com
Boulevard d'Ypres 62