When you register with Colingo.com, you provide us with certain personal information, such as your name, your email address, your spoken and learning languages, your gender, and any other personal or preference information that you enter.
When you use Colingo.com, you may set up your personal profile, form relationships, send messages, perform searches and queries, enroll in events and courses, and transmit information through various channels. We collect this information so that we can provide you the service and offer personalized features. In most cases, we retain it so that, for instance, you can return to view prior messages you have sent or easily see your friend list. When you update information, we usually keep a backup copy of the prior version for a reasonable period of time to enable reversion to the prior version of that information.
You can choose not to provide this information to us, but in general some information about you is required in order for you to register and participate in the features offered through the Site.
We automatically collect some information about your computer when you visit the Site. For example, we will collect your IP address, Web browser software (such as Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer), and referring web site. We also may collect information about your activity on this Site, such as the courses in which you enroll. One of our goals in collecting this automatic information is to help improve your user experience.
Finally, when you visit the Site, we may assign your computer a “cookie” (a small, unique identifier text file) to remember who you are. For example, if you register on the Site, we may record your username in a cookie for verification purposes. We also may include other information in our cookie files; for example, if you arrived at our Site via a link from third party site, we may include the URL of the linking page.
Please note that, at this time, the Site is not designed for children under 13 years old. Accordingly, COLINGO, INC will not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children under 13 through the Site.
Use of Personal Information
We will use personal information about you for the following general purposes: to provide you with the products and services you request; to respond to your questions and comments; to communicate with you via regular mail and email (or other electronic means) about our programs and services; to measure interest in and improve our services and Site; to solicit information from you, including through surveys; to resolve disputes, collect fees, or troubleshoot problems; to prevent potentially illegal activities; to enforce our Terms of Service; and otherwise as described to you at the point of collection.
Please review “Your choices with respect to the Collection and Use of Personal Information” below.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We display your profile information (minus your email address and password) to people browsing for friends, and to support other Site functions. We also may disclose your personal information to the following entities:
(a) Third-party vendors who provide services or functions on our behalf, including customer service, business analytics, marketing, and services to us in connection with operating the Site. These companies have access to personal information needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use the information for any other purpose.
(b) To business partners with whom we may jointly offer a product or service offering. Please note that we do not control the privacy practices of these third-party business partners;
(c) When advisable or necessary to conform to legal and regulatory requirements;
(d) As necessary, in COLINGO, INC’s sole discretion, to protect the perceived rights, safety and property of COLINGO, INC, users of the Site, and the public; and
(e) In connection with a change of control or operations, including without limitation in any merger, acquisition, reorganization, restructuring or any other transfer of COLINGO, INC’s assets, or a transfer of the Site operations.
Please note that when you provide COLINGO, INC with personal information through the Site, the information will be housed on servers located in the United States.
Other than as set out above, you will be notified when personal information about you will be shared with third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to have us share such information.
We also may share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors. For example, we may tell our advertisers the number of visitors to the Site. This information does not contain any personal information and is most often used to develop content and services that we hope you find of interest.
COLINGO, INC has appropriate measures in place to help ensure that our users‟ Data is protected against unauthorized access or use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss. Although we make reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Information from loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties, you should be aware that there is always some risk involved in transmitting information over the Internet. There is also some risk that thieves could find a way to thwart our security systems.
Children Under 13
This site is not intended for use by persons under thirteen (13) years of age. We do not intentionally collect any information on children under 13 years of age. We will undertake to delete any details of such users where a parent or guardian has notified us that any such details have been obtained. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at support@Colingo.com
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COLINGO, INC may revise, modify or update this policy. We may notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your particular colingo.com account or by placing a prominent notice on our site. You are encouraged to check this policy frequently for any changes as your continued use of the Colingo service indicates your consent to such changes.