The World Learner Chinese Privacy Information:
The Information We Collect:
On the World Learner Chinese site, you can order products, enter contests, vote in pollsFAQ: Polls or otherwise express an opinion, subscribe to one of our services such as our online programs, newsletters, or participate in one of our online forums or communities. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, credit card information, and information about your interests in and use of various products, programs, and services. On the World Learner Chinese, you can submit information about other people. For example, you might submit a person's name and e-mail address to recommend World Learner Chinese, if you order a service online and want it sent directly to the recipient, you might submit the recipient's name and address. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected about other people at these pages include: recipient's name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number. At certain parts of our site, only persons who provide us with the requested personally identifiable information will be able to order products, programs, and services or otherwise participate in the site's activities and offerings. We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer, Firefox), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows '98/2000/XP or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink, Hinet).
How We Use your Information:
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you. We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests or when we make changes to our subscriber agreements, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us. We use the information that you provide about others to enable us to send them your gifts or cards. From time to time, we also may use this information to offer our products, programs, or services to them. The information we collect in connection with our online forums and communities is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in these online forums and communities and, from time to time, to offer you products, programs, or services. If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., a "letter to our producers"), we may publish your screen name and other information you have provided to us. We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usageStatistics gathered listing the usage of a system or service over time., as well as to offer you products, programs, or services. We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request. Agents and contractors of the World Learner Chinese who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for the World Learner Chinese. Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice. Certain World Learner Chinese sites may disclose personally identifiable information to companies whose practices are not covered by this privacy notice (e.g., other marketers, magazine publishers, retailers, participatory databases, and non-profit organizations) that want to market products or services to you. Please note, the World Learner Chinese does not disclose personally identifiable information to third parties unless notification is provided when the information is submitted. We may on occasion combine information we receive online with outside records to enhance our ability to market to you those products or services that may be of interest to you. Finally, the World Learner Chinese sites covered by this Privacy Notice will not use or transfer personally identifiable information provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you with an opportunity to opt out of these unrelated uses.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors:
Please note, the World Learner Chinese does not disclose personally identifiable information to third parties unless notification is provided when the information is submitted. Some of our sites contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties. The World Learner Chinese covered by this Privacy Notice sometimes may offer content (e.g., contests, sweepstakes, or promotions) that is sponsored by or co-branded with identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. The World Learner Chinese has no control over these third parties' use of this information. The World Learner Chinese site will notify you at the time of requesting personally identifiable information if these third parties will obtain such information. Please note, the World Learner Chinese had the right to use third-party ad server companies (ex: Google.com, Amazon.com) to serve or present the ads that appear on our site. Some of our advertisers, may also use the services of third-party ad networks.
Access to personally identifiable information that is collected from the World Learner Chinese sites may be accessible for a limited period of time from the point of collection. For example, if you created a password-protected account within the World Learner Chinese site you may go back to that portion of the site to review the information you provided.
You may also send an e-mail requesting access to or correction of your personally identifiable information. For verification purposes please include your first name, last name, e-mail address and the password you use for said service. To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
Our Commitment to Security:
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.
PARENTS: Material published by World Learner Chinese is of safe use to all age groups.
How to Contact Us:
If you have any questions or concerns about the World Learner Chinese online policy for this site or its implementation you may contact us at any time.