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Privacy Policy

At English Study Online, we understand how important privacy is to our audience. We take our responsibility to protect your personal information seriously. That’s why we’ve developed a comprehensive Privacy Policy that outlines how we collect, use, and secure the information we collect from you.

Information We Collect

At English Study Online, we collect various types of information from our website visitors. We take the privacy and security of your personal information seriously and strive to be transparent about the types of information we collect and how we use it.

Personal Information; Information You Provide

The personal information we collect is information that you provide to us through various means, such as using our website, app, or email services. This information includes contact information like your name, email address, and communication preferences for email and newsletter communications. Additionally, we may collect survey or questionnaire data, which can include basic demographic and psychographic information like gender, age range, race, income bracket, marital status, household size, interests, hobbies, and more. Finally, we may collect contest and sweepstakes data, which can include name, home address, email address, phone number, and any declared responses to survey questions or forms for the purposes of entering a contest or sweepstakes for a given and posted prize or reward.

Automatically Collected Information

When you visit our websites, mobile applications, or view an email, we may collect non-personal information from your browser or device. This data is typically considered not personally identifiable information and does not personally identify you on its own. Examples of this information include usage analytics data, device-level data or log files, and advertising measurement data. Usage analytics data includes how much time is spent interacting with our services, any clicks on links within our services, general website usage and navigation, and referral paths. Device-level data or log files can include browser information, operating system, device type, internet protocol (IP) address, location, browser type/version, browser id, internet service provider, entrance/exit pages, time stamps, or any other user agent information. Advertising measurement data centers around advertisements seen on our website, mobile applications, or emails, and includes advertisement views (impressions), clicks, or interactions.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect usage information and personalize content and advertising. Cookies are small data trackers transferred to your device when you use our web properties. They can be used for several purposes, including to enable aspects or features on our properties, to remember your preferences, to better understand how you use our properties, and to provide you with more personalized advertising messages on and off our properties. Visitors may choose to disable cookies through their browser settings, but this may limit access to certain features of our website.

How We Use Information We Collect

At English Study Online, we value the privacy of our visitors and take great care in how we use the information we collect. We may collect information directly from our visitors or automatically, and we use this information for various reasons, including:

  • Responding to inquiries, feedback requests, comments, or any other requests submitted by our visitors directly.
  • Personalizing your experience on our web and app properties, which may provide you with content recommendations similar to what you have interacted with previously on our properties.
  • Creating a more personalized advertising experience based on your interests, including email communication.
  • Helping to authenticate any account created on our websites or mobile applications.
  • Analyzing website usage information to help create new experiences, detect website bugs or suboptimal functionality, optimize our website services, or create new services. We may also use this data to monitor our website traffic and visitor behavior on our properties.
  • Fulfilling submissions to any website sweepstakes or promotions.
  • Complying with legal obligations or requirements, as directed by law.

We may share or disclose information provided to other third-party companies for various reasons, including:

  • Service Providers and Affiliates: We may provide access to anonymized information to outside parties that perform services on our behalf, including subscription processing, managing email lists and sending email messages on our behalf, payment processing and order fulfillment, analytics, and performing other administrative services, in order to carry out such services.
  • Clients, Contest and Promotion Providers: If you enter a contest or sweepstakes promotion that is sponsored by a third party or client and have agreed to opt-in to marketing and promotions, the information you provide via the contest or sweepstakes may be disclosed to that third party for their use subject to their own policies.
  • Third-Party Advertising Partners: English Study Online is supported and monetized by third-party advertising partners. These partners may employ technologies which allow for the delivery of personalized advertising on Our Properties. These technologies may collect specific and anonymized information to deliver more relevant advertising and marketing messages. These third parties include advertising and supply side partners, data management platforms and exchanges, advertising servers, web analytics providers, and other advertising technologies. We may also sometimes provide specific and anonymized information to service providers, who may attempt to match our data with their own, this would come in the form of hashed unidentifiable email addresses, mobile ad IDs, and other proprietary and anonymous IDs which we may assign, in order to provide you with a more personalized ad experience.
  • Law Enforcement/Legal Reasons: Information may be disclosed legal parties, if required by law or subpoena, or if such an action is necessary to (1) comply the reasonable requests of law enforcement, (2) to protect the security or integrity of our properties and data, or (3) to protect the rights, property, or personal safety and security of our organization.

We take the privacy of our visitors seriously, and we strive to ensure that the information we collect is used in a responsible and ethical manner.

Our Relationship with Other Parties

At our company, we understand the importance of maintaining positive relationships with third-party websites and social media providers. We want to emphasize that any links, content snippets, or advertisements on our websites and products that lead to outside websites or third-party products/services are not necessarily an endorsement or representation of our affiliation with those parties. Similarly, it is not an endorsement of their privacy policies.

It is important to note that we cannot control third-party websites, products, or services. These parties may place their own cookies or tracking technologies on your device to collect data or solicit information from you while using those services. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those parties.

Our products include social media features from providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and other third-party social services. These social media companies may recognize your device or login information on their platform and collect information, or they may set a cookie or use other tracking technologies. Your interactions with those features are governed by the privacy policies of those third-party social media companies.

We value our relationship with third-party websites and social media providers and strive to maintain transparency and respect for their privacy policies.

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)

The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.

First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.

Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.

The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:

  • IP Address
  • Operating System type
  • Operating System version
  • Device Type
  • Language of the website
  • Web browser type
  • Email (in hashed form)

Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.

If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.

Managing Your Preferences and Choices

At our properties, we respect your privacy and want to ensure that you have control over the information that you provide to us. Here are some ways that you can manage your preferences and choices:

Cookies, Analytics, and Digital Advertising

We use cookies, analytics, and digital advertising to personalize your experience on our properties. However, we understand that you may want to manage your cookie preferences. Most commercial browsers allow you to manage your own cookie preferences in the browser settings. You can choose to be notified when you receive a cookie, disable existing cookies, or reject all cookies by default. Please note that if you choose to restrict the use of these trackers, some features of our properties may not work as intended and may be less personalized to your behaviors.

Other Rights Specific to Your Location

If you are a resident of certain locations, including Nevada, California, Virginia, the European Union or EEA, and the United Kingdom, you have specific rights with respect to the collection, use, and sharing of personal information. Please refer to the specific rights per location in this Policy.

We want to make sure that you have control over your personal information and preferences. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us using the “Contact Us” found at the bottom of this Policy.

Protection and Security of Information

We take the security of your information seriously and implement appropriate administrative, technical, and security measures to prevent unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of your data. However, no system can be completely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security. By using our Digital Products, you agree to assume any risk associated with the use of your information.

Children’s Information Policy

At English Study Online, we are committed to protecting the privacy of children under the age of 13. Our properties are not intended for use by children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect any information about children under this age. If we discover that we have collected information on any visitor under the age of 13, we will delete that information immediately. As a parent or guardian, if you believe that we have collected information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us through the “Contact Us” address at the bottom of this policy.

International Information Transfer

At English Study Online, we may store and process the information you provide to us in various countries, including the United States and Vietnam. It’s important to note that data protection laws in these countries may differ from the laws in your country of residence. However, any international information transfer would be anonymized and not identifiable.

If you’re using our products and services in the European Union or EEA, United Kingdom, or a United States State with specific protection laws, please refer to the relevant sections below for more information on privacy rights in those regions. If you have any questions about our policy, please don’t hesitate to contact us using the link provided below.

Changes to This Policy

We may modify this Policy at any time to comply with industry or legal policy updates. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting of the revised Privacy Policy. We will make an effort to highlight material changes to this policy at the top of this page and indicate a revision date on the Policy itself. Your continued use of our Products and Services indicates your acceptance of any revised Privacy Policy.

California Privacy Notice

As a company that values the privacy of our users, we want to provide information that is specific to California residents. This notice serves as an addendum to our Privacy Policy and outlines additional rights and requirements under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020.

Personal Information Collection

We collect various categories of Personal Information, which includes any information that can identify or be linked to a specific resident or household. In the past 12 months, we have collected the following types of Personal Information related to CCPA:

  • Personal Identifiers: Email Address, Name, Address, Account Names/Passwords, or other similar identifiers
  • California Customer Records (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)), such as birth date, contact information, and payment information
  • Characteristics protected under California or federal law, such as age/gender, or other information you may provide us directly
  • Commercial Information, such as payment and purchase history
  • Internet/Electronic Network Activity Information, such as device information, data logs, and analytics information
  • Geolocation Data, such as precise geo-location information from your device GPS or generated based on IP address from Wi-Fi
  • Other Personal Information, such as information you post on our social media pages or otherwise provide to us
  • Inferences, including information about your interests, preferences, and favorites

Disclosure of Information

We may disclose specific categories of Personal Information or identifiers to service providers, third-party advertising and analytics companies, and additional affiliates/providers as outlined in our Privacy Policy. This includes disclosure of your information to service providers/affiliates for specific business purposes. When we disclose information for such purposes, we enter into a contract that outlines specific data security and confidentiality of that information, and limits its use to specific purposes outlined in that contract. In the preceding 12 months, we have disclosed each category of Personal Information listed above.

We also “sell/share” information outlined in the CCPA to the extent that we engage third-party companies to use tracking technologies within their services, including personalization and contextualization of advertising messages. Third-party partners may use specific tracking technologies, like Cookies as defined above, to collect specific information about your use on our properties, or other platforms/sites, to deliver more personalized advertising messages to you. Depending on what products and services of ours that you use, we may “sell/share” information to third-parties for more personalized contextual and behavioral advertising the following categories of Personal Information to third-parties: Contact information, device level information, connection data, demographic data, inferred interest information, user-generated content, contact information, geolocation, and social media data.

Your California Privacy Rights

As a California resident, you have the following rights regarding your Personal Information:

  • Right To Access/Right To Know: You have the right to request or access all of the Personal Information that we have collected and disclosed in the past 12 months. Please note that you may access this information twice in a 12-month period.
  • Right To Request Deletion: Under California law, you have the right to request that we delete all Personal Information we have about you, under certain circumstances.
  • The Right to Opt-Out of Sales/Sharing: Under California law, you have the right to opt-out of the “sale” or “sharing” of your Personal Information that we have collected about you to third-parties now or in the future for the purposes of contextual advertising or analytics.
  • Right to Limit Sensitive Personal Information Use: Under California Law, you have the right to limit the use and disclosure of your Personal Information to only that necessary for us to provide specific Products or Services to you. We will not use or disclose your Personal Information after you have requested its limitation, unless you subsequently provide consent for the use of such Personal Information for other purposes.
  • Right to Non-Discrimination: Under California Law, you have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment for exercising your rights. Please note that if the exercise of these rights limits our ability to process specific Personal Information, we may no longer be able to provide you our products and services in their full capacity.

How To Submit a Request to Exercise Your Rights

To submit a request for the access of or deletion of your information, please submit a request by filling out the form provided on our website. Before we can process your request, we will need to verify your identity and confirm you are a resident of California. In order to verify your identity, we need you to provide us specific information via email to ensure your identity and verify your location. This process may require us to request additional personal information from you, including, but not limited to, your email address, phone number, or last communication with our products or services.

If we are unable to verify your identity and residence in the State of California, we may decline your request for deletion or

Virginia Privacy Notice

At English Study Online, we understand the importance of protecting your Personal Information. As a Virginia resident, you have additional rights under the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (“VCDPA”) regarding your Personal Information.

Personal Information is defined as any information that is linked to or reasonably linkable to an identified person. However, Personal Information does not include anonymized data or publicly available information.

We collect Personal Information from you provided to us Directly or Automatically, as defined in the “Information We Collect” section of this policy. It’s important to note that Precise Geolocation data is considered Sensitive Personal Information under Virginia law.

We may share your Personal Information with our service providers who perform services for us on our behalf. However, we do not “sell” your Personal Information as defined under Virginia law, which is limited to the exchange or sale of Personal Information to a third party for monetary benefit.

We do share Personal Information gathered when you visit our Products, such as cookies and tracking beacons, with third-parties for more personalized and customized advertising purposes. However, you may opt-out of sharing by following the instructions provided below.

As a Virginia resident, you have the following rights regarding your Personal Information:

  • Right to Access: You have the right to request any Personal Information we collect, which may include requests to obtain a copy of such information.
  • Right to Delete: You have the right to request the deletion of your Personal Information that is collected by us.
  • Right to Opt-Out: You have the right to opt-out of utilization of your Personal Information for purposes of targeted advertising messages, or the sale of personal data.
  • Right to Non-Discrimination: Under Virginia Law, you have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment for exercising your rights. Please note that if the exercise of these rights limits our ability to process specific Personal Information, we may no longer be able to provide you our products and services in their full capacity.

Please note that these rights are subject to various exclusions and exceptions under applicable laws. We will verify your identity by using information that you provide, such as first name, last name, and email address.

If you are a Virginia resident and wish to exercise these rights, you can fill out this form to request access to or deletion of your data. Alternatively, you can contact us using the information provided in the “Contact Us” section below.

We take your privacy seriously and are committed to protecting your Personal Information. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Virginia Privacy Notice, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Notice for Residents of Nevada

We want to let our Nevada residents know that we respect your privacy rights. As per Chapter 603A of the Nevada Revised Statutes, you have the right to opt-out of future sales of certain covered information that we have collected or will collect about you. You can easily opt-out of sales by clicking on the link provided or by contacting us at the email address listed in the “Contact Us” section of our Privacy Policy. We value your privacy and are happy to assist you in any way we can.

Notice for Residents in the European Economic Area (EEA) and United Kingdom (UK)

As a company operating in the EU, UK, and Switzerland, we are committed to complying with all applicable privacy laws, including the General Data Protection Act (GDPR) and guidance from the European Union. This notice is intended to provide additional information to residents of the EEA, UK, and Switzerland regarding the processing of their personal data.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data

We will only process your personal data if we have a legal basis to do so. This includes processing for our legitimate interests or those interests of a third party, to comply with legal and regulatory obligations, to perform contractual obligations, or with your specific consent.

Purposes for Processing Personal Information and Legal Basis Processing

We process personal information for a variety of purposes, including to provide products or services that you request, to respond to inquiries or provide reader support, to personalize and improve marketing communications, to run, evaluate, or improve our products and services, to create a more personalized experience, to enable service providers and third-parties to perform specific activities on our behalf, and to protect you and create a trusted digital environment.

We process personal information for these purposes based on our legitimate interests or legal obligations, as well as with your specific consent.

Your Privacy Rights

As a resident of the EEA, UK, or Switzerland, you have certain privacy rights related to your personal data. These include the right to access, rectify, or delete any and all personal information that we may have collected about you, the right to restrict or object to our processing of personal information that we have collected about you, the right to withdraw consent, and the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

To exercise any of these rights or manage your preferences, please click here and follow the instructions. You may also contact us at the email address below in the “Contact Us” section, specifying which right you intend to exercise in your correspondence.

Retention of Personal Data

We may retain your personal information for as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was retained, such as to allow you to use our products and services as intended. In some cases, we may retain data for longer periods to comply with applicable laws or resolve disputes.

International Transfers

Some of our processing may involve transferring your personal information outside of the EEA, UK, or Switzerland. We work with external third-party providers who may also be based outside of Europe, and their processing of your personal information may involve a transfer of such information outside of the EEA. Rest assured that we take appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information is protected in accordance with applicable privacy laws.

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please do not hesitate to contact us at contact [@] We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your personal data is processed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.