Privacy Policy

The English Society is committed to keeping your personal information safe whilst offering high-quality content and accessibility for all. If you have any queries, do not hesitate to get in touch.

GDPR and Privacy Policy


The English Society offers online tutoring and proofreading services.


What type of information do we collect?


  • We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way.

  • We collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history.

  • We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, phone number and communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, recommendations, and personal profile.


How do we collect information?


When you complete a transaction on our website, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, phone number and email address. Similarly, when you submit a request form or give us feedback, we collect your name and email address.   Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.


Why do we collect such personal information?


We collect such information for the following purposes:


  1.  To keep providing and operating our Services.

  2.  To be able to, periodically, send our Visitors and Users updates and promotional messages (with your permission only)

  3. To create data that will help us improve our Services.

  4. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.


How do we store, use, share and disclose out site visitors' personal information?


Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.


How do we communicate with our site visitors?


We may contact you via email or telephone for the following purposes:

  • If there is an issue with your account

  • To resolve a dispute

  • Enforce our User Agreement

  • Collect fees or monies owed

  • Ask your opinion on our Services

  • Send you updates about our company


How do we use cookies and other tracking tools?


  • To provide a great experience for our visitors and customers.

  • To identify our registered members (users who registered to our site).

  • To monitor and analyse the performance, operation and effectiveness of Wix's platform.

  • To ensure the platform is secure and safe to use. 


The English Society apart from using essential cookies, also has links to the following websites:


1. Pinterest collects audience insights such as interests, age, gender and location. For more information on their policy please visit: https://policy.pinterest.com/en/cookies.

2. Google Analytics helps us identify user interaction with our pages and it does not store any personally identifiable information. 

3. Google Tag Manager monitors system stability and performance and may collect aggregated data about tag firing. According to Google “Other than data in standard HTTP logs, all of which is deleted within 14 days of being received, Google Tag Manager does not collect, retain, or share any information about visitors to our customers’ properties, including page URLs visited”.

4. Occasionally, we might include links to third-party websites, e.g. news articles, which means that you will be redirected to another website.


 The English Society is committed to keeping your personal information safe by frequently checking for threats and weaknesses. However, you can always remove cookies from your browser by following these steps:


  •  Open Chrome.

  • At the top right, click More. Settings.

  • At the bottom, click Advanced.

  • Under 'Privacy and security', click Site settings.

  • Click Cookies. See all cookies and site data.

  • At the top right, search for the website's name.

  • To the right of the site, click Remove


 Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 


If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us through our homepage.

 

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