WORDWIZ PRIVACY POLICY

Last update: November 2015

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use wordwiz.co ("Site"). By accessing or using the Site or the WordWiz Chrome extension (“product”), you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of WordWiz after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.


THE SHORT VERSION

At WordWiz we care about your privacy. We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. We do not disclose it to others except as required to provide you with the services of WordWiz ("Site" and “Product”), meaning - to allow you to continue with your day to day online browsing while enriching your Spanish vocabulary. We collect information that you provide us, and also some general technical information that is automatically gathered by our systems, such as IP address, browsing information and cookies to enable you to have a better user experience and a more personalized browsing experience. Information that you provide us in the process of the registration will remain private and secure - including your contact information. Technical information that is gathered by our systems, or third party systems, automatically may be used for Site operation, optimization, analytics, content promotion and enhancement of user experience. We may use your information to contact you - to provide notices related to your activities, or offer you promotions and general updates, but we will not let any other person, including sellers and buyers, contact you, other than through your user login. The above are just the highlights.


THE LONGER VERSION

WordWiz respects your privacy and is committed to protect the personal information of its users use the extension ("Users"). We believe that you have a right to know our practices regarding the information we may collect when you use our Chrome extension [https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/WordWiz/mlaomkbolndecpefenllmdlgbmoooopk] (the "product"). This policy explains our privacy practices for services provided by WordWiz. By accessing and/or using the WordWiz extension, services, goods and/or registering for a WordWiz account, you consent to the terms and conditions of this privacy policy, including to our collection, use, disclosure, processing and retention of your personal information.

Information We Collect

We collect anonymous information while you access, browse, and view or otherwise use the product. In other words, when you log in, we are aware of usage of the extension, and may gather, collect and record the information relating to such usage, including geo-location information, device and connection information, browser information and web-log information, and sites you’ve visited, while getting words swaps by WordWiz. We may use third parties to conduct web analytics and similar services with respect to an individual’s interaction with our product. We use that information to enhance user experience and personalize your browsing experience.

How do we collect Information?

We collect technical information indirectly and automatically through our systems and 3rd party analytics. This information may include software configuration, operating system and use of cookies (cookies are small files sent from us to your computer and sometimes back). Cookies ultimately help us improve your navigation and ease of use of our Site. Cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information. From time to time we may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests, surveys or special promotional or other programs on the Website or the WordWiz extension, as applicable. If you choose to participate, we may request certain details from you. Participation in such contests, surveys or programs is voluntary, and you have a choice whether to provide this information.

How do we use the Information collected?

We use personal information only as appropriate to provide you with quality service and security. For example, we may use this information to establish and set up your account, verify or re-issue a password, log your activity and contact you from time to time. The information helps us improve our services to you, customize your browsing experience and inform you about additional products, services or promotions from WordWiz that may be of interest to you. In addition, this information helps us track any fraudulent activities and other inappropriate activities and monitor content integrity. Should you ever deactivate your account with us, we will keep your information on file, but only use it to comply with regulatory requirements and to contact you occasionally with the option to reactivate your account. We will ask for your consent before using information for a purpose other than those set out in this privacy policy. We process personal information on our servers in Israel’s jurisdiction. We may process your personal information on a server located outside the country in which you live. We retain information as long as it is necessary and relevant for our operations. In addition, we may retain personal information from closed accounts to comply with the law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigation, enforce our Site terms and take other actions permitted by law.

Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties

We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes. We may combine your personal information with information we collect automatically or obtain from other companies and use it to improve and personalize our services, content and advertising. We may provide your personal details to third parties, only in order to operate the Site, and prevent fraud and illegal activities, as detailed below: to service providers for the purpose of opening, operating and servicing your account (example - payment vendors, CRM systems, mailing systems or technical consultants); to respond to a subpoena or court order, judicial process or to regulatory authorities; and to protect against fraud, unauthorized transactions (such as money laundering), claims or other liabilities. We do not collect credit information; but allow our payment vendors to collect information for the purpose of collecting payments from buyers on the Site or transferring payments to sellers on the Site. We are not exposed to the payment information provided to our payment vendors, and this information is subject to the privacy policy applicable to the payment vendor.

Cookies and Local Storage

When you visit the Site or use the Chrome extension, we may use industry-wide technologies such as "cookies" (or similar technologies), which store certain information on your computer and which will allow us, among other things, to enable automatic sign-in to the Site, make your browsing much more convenient and effortless and allow us to test user experience and offer you personalized browsing or promotions. Cookies (which may be html files, Flash files or other technology) are text files that help store user preferences and activity. WordWiz uses cookies to collect statistical data about its use, to tailor the Site's functionality to suit personal preferences and to assist with various aspects of Site operation. These files contain a variety of information such as information about webpages visited by you, the length of time you visited certain sites, data about how you came to visit particular sites, the scope and nature of those sites, areas viewed by you, and additional information.

Blocking Cookies

You may set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our services, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by us. However, it's important to remember that many of our services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled. For example, cookies may, in certain cases, save you from the need to enter usernames and passwords, and allow session continuity.

Security

We take great care in maintaining the security of the Site and your information and in preventing unauthorized access to it through industry standard technologies and internal procedures. However, we do not guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur. Users who have registered to the Site agree to keep their password in strict confidence and not disclose such password to any third party.

Third Party Sites

While using the Chrome extension you will encounter third party websites. WordWiz is not responsible for these sites and has no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to privacy matters or any other legal matter with respect to such sites. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policies and the terms of use or service of such websites. Our terms of use and our privacy policy apply only to information collected by us in accordance with this policy.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time, so please re-visit this page frequently. Changes to this privacy policy are effective as of the stated "Last Update" and your continued use of the Site on or after the Last Update date will constitute acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, those changes.

Corporate Change

In the event we go through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your information may be among the assets transferred.

Got any Questions?

If you have any questions (or comments) concerning this Privacy Policy, please email us at support@wordwiz.co, and we will make an effort to reply within a reasonable timeframe.