Privacy Policy

Your privacy is crucial to us. To help protect your privacy better, we provide this guide explaining how we use online information and your choices in terms of how your information is collected and/or used.

This purpose of this privacy policy is to set out how we utilize and protect information that you submit to  https://wikitionary254.com  when using this website.

We may change the policy occasionally by updating this privacy page.  For this reason, be sure to check this page regularly to ensure that you’re satisfied with any changes.

This policy takes effect from August 2018.

When accessing the website, we will learn certain information regarding you.

What Information shall We Collect?

We may collect this information:

Name,  Phone Numbers, Email Address, Demographic information like postcode, your preferences, and interests plus any information relating to our customer surveys or/and offers.

We use such information to:

  • Understand your exact needs and deliver better services, and especially for these following reasons:
  • We might use the information in improving our products and/or services.
  • We may periodically post promotional emails about our new products, any special offers we are running, or other pieces of information which we feel you might find interesting via the email address you provide.
  • We might customize this website using the information depending on your interests.
  • Etc.

Security

While no online resource is 100% secured, we endeavor to protect whatever information you give us against unauthorized access,  alteration, use, or destruction.

Besides, we take reasonable controls to do so, including monitoring our web Services for potential weaknesses and attacks. We also encourage you to activate our advanced privacy security settings, such as Two Step Authentication to boost your security even further.

How We Use Web Beacons and Cookies

By definition, a cookie is simply a tiny text document, often including a unique identifier anonymously. When you visit our website, the website’s computer requests your computer for authority to store this small file in your hard drive in an area specially designated for cookies.

We use the subsequent traffic log cookies in identifying the pages being used. This immensely helps us to analyze data about  our web page traffic plus in improving our website by tailoring it to fit our customer’s needs. We thus only use this type of information for statistical applications before removing it from our system.

In short, cookies help us deliver a better website to you, through monitoring which pages are more useful to you and those which aren’t.

A cookie doesn’t in any way provide us access to any other information about you or your computer, other than what you share with us.

Third-party advertisements

We use third-party advertisements on wikitionary254.com to support our website. Some of the concerned advertisers may use technologies such as cookies in addition to web beacons when advertising on our site.

The technologies also send these advertisers (for example, Google via their AdSense program) information such as your IP address,  the browser you’ve used to visit this site, your ISP , and in some instances, details on whether Flash has been installed in your browser.

This is on the whole used for geotargeting uses or showing specific ads based on the visits you visit. For example, you might receive laptop Ads if you frequently laptop vending websites.

You can opt to disable or even selectively turn off wiktionary254.com cookies or other third-party cookies in your installed browser settings.

Another way to do this is by managing your preferences in software such as Kaspersky Internet Security .

Alternatively, you can visit www.aboutads.info and exit the third-party vendors’  using cookies in websites for personalized advertising.

This can, however, affect your interaction with our website and other websites too. This could include being unable to login to our services or programs, like forums or accounts.

Comments

When visitors leave us comments on our website, we collect the information indicated in our comments form, plus the commenter’s IP address and his/her browser’s user agent string (to help detect and reduce spam).

An anonymized string formed from your submitted email address (also referred to as a hash) can be forwarded to Gravatar services to check if you’re using it.

You can view The Gravatar service’s privacy policy here on this link: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approving your comment(s), your profile picture becomes public (and visible to everyone)alongside your comment.

We do not , however, collect any email addresses from our comments form to use in an emailing list, like marketing email lists.  We also don’t sell such email addresses to any third parties.

Your Personal Information.

We neither sell nor distribute or even lease your any personal information to 3rd parties unless you have given us your permission or are compelled by law.

But we might send you some promotional information mostly about third parties if we think you could find them interesting if you allow us to using your personal details.

Analytics

we use automated data collection technologies (like Google Analytics) to gather certain information regarding your device, browsing activities, and patterns as you use this website.

This generally includes data about your location, how you utilize our website, in addition, to any communications made between your computer and the website.

We will collect information about your computer type, your Internet connection,  IP addresses, your operating system, plus your browser type among other things,

Again We collect this information for statistical applications only and we exclude personal information. This data helps us better our site and offerings.

If you would rather opt out of the aforementioned Google Analytics to prevent the collection and storage of this personal information by Google Analytics, download and install this Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.  Visit Google Privacy Policy to learn more

Email Information

we may store your email messages, your email addresses, and also our responses if you write to us through email.

We provide the previously mentioned protections for all electronic communications in maintaining any online, emails, and telephone conversations.

This is also the case when you’re registering for our website, signing up through any forms we have on our site using your email addresses or making purchases on this site.

The Rights You Have (Over Your Data)

Anybody with an account on our site, or has left comments can request for an exported file(s) of their personal data we are holding about them, including any data given to us. You can also ask that we erase all your personal data . This doesn’t include any details we are legally obliged to retain for legal, administrative, or security purposes.

Links To Third-Party Websites.

We have inserted links on this website for your reference and use. These websites may again collect data about your use, use cookies, and embed extra third-party tracking, besides monitoring your interactions with the embedded content, including tracking your interactions with their embedded content while logged into those websites from your account.

We are not in any way responsible for these websites privacy policies. Please know that their privacy policies may be different from our own.

Intellectual Property Rights

All copyrights, patents, trademarks, and other known intellectual property rights on/in our site and all our content and software found on the website shall remain solely the property of the licensors. Using our trademarks, intellectual property, and content is there forbidden without seeking express written consent from us.

You must not:

  • Republish content from our site without obtaining prior written consent.
  • Sell or rent any material from our site.
  • Reproduce, duplicate,  copy, create derivative, or otherwise exploit materials on our site for any purpose.
  • Redistribute any of our content including onto another site.

Acceptable Use

You agree to utilize our website for lawful purposes only, and in such a way not to infringe on the rights of,  inhibit, or restrict anyone else’s use and/or enjoyment of the site.

Prohibited behavior includes causing distress, harassing or inconveniencing other users, transmitting offensive or obscene content or disrupting dialogue within our site.

You are forbidden from using this website to send any unsolicited commercial communications. Similarly, you must not our website’s content for any marketing-related purposes without our prior express written consent.

Persons aged below 18 Years Are Excluded From our Website.

This site is not lawfully open to persons under 18 years of age or those otherwise specified by the  Child Online Privacy Act of 1998 (COPA) provisions.

Please leave this site promptly if you are under 18 years. Fraudulently using this website may expose you to criminal or civil sanctions.

Changes to our Privacy Statement.

The contents in this privacy statement may be changed at any time and at our discretion.

Contact us if you’ve any questions regarding this privacy policy.