Welcome to www.Vocabulix.com, the community oriented website that provides languages resources for German, Spanish, English, French and Italian and a platform for creating other foreign language lessons and resources by users online for tutorial purposes ("Vocabulix").
The content on Vocabulix, including any text, images and audio (the "Content"), is made available for tutorial purposes only, mostly BY VOCABULIX ITSELF AND by ITS users. THEREFORE IT SHOULD BE TREATED WITH THE NECESSARY CAUTION. IF YOU DECIDE TO RELY UPON THE CONTENT POSTED ON vocabulix OR TO ACT THEREUPON, YOU BEAR THE FULL AND SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO YOUR ACT AND TO THE RESULTING CONSEQUENCES. vocabulix does not endorse, or in any manner assume any responsibility that the content, including any translation of words in vocabulary lessons, exercise, illustration or audio pronunciation, is correct, accurate, topical or fitted, as APPROPRIATE on Vocabulix.
You also may find on vocabulix advertisements and links to other third party services, sometimes accompanied with users' recommendations to such services. vocabulix does not assume any responsibility for such services and for any outcome resulting from your communications and/or transactions with such third parties.
Vocabulix is a website that provides language learning resources for German, Spanish, English, French and Italian as a second or foreign language. Vocabulix is available in 5 GUI languages: German, Spanish, English, French and Italian. Vocabulix focuses primarily on vocabulary building and practice in verb conjugation through exercises to be completed by users online. Users can select the vocabulary lessons they wish to take by level or topic, and the conjugation drills by verb. There are over 80 predefined vocabulary lessons on Vocabulix each of them contains 25 words. Additionally, Users can create their own foreign language lessons by inserting words and sample sentences and share them with other online users (also: French, Italian, Portuguese, Czech...). In addition Vocabulix features an online dictionary and verb conjugation tables as a resource for language studies.
Part of the services on Vocabulix requires registration. For example, saving your lessons and results, creating your own lessons, participating in Vocabulix' forum, creating your profile and uploading your image thereto, writing posts in your blog, etc. All Content posted on Vocabulix by users is displayed to all Internet users.
When creating your own lesson as a registered user, your lesson may be shared with other users online only if you originally created the lesson and you marked it accordingly. If your lesson is based on certain other sources, then you must provide Vocabulix the name of all sources of your lesson (e.g., book, website, etc.). In such cases, you will be the only user with access to the lesson. You may not infringe third parties rights in any content. (For further information, please see the Intellectual Property section below).
As a registered user on Vocabulix, you may access the existing user-created lessons; you may find friends on Vocabulix' social network and expand your vocabulary in the languages mentioned above and other foreign languages by exercising lessons and communicating with friends on Vocabulix' forum and blog. (All together: the "Services").
Acceptable use of Vocabulix
You agree to abide by all applicable local and international laws, regulations and rules. You further agree that you are solely responsible for all acts or omissions associated with your access and use of Vocabulix and the access and use of Vocabulix by anyone on your behalf.
When using Vocabulix, You agree to refrain from willfully, or carelessly –
breaching the Terms or any other applicable rules and instructions that we may convey with respect to the use of Vocabulix;
interfering with or disrupting the functionality of Vocabulix;
circumventing or manipulating the operation, or functionality of the Services;
posting false, inaccurate, or misleading Content;
posting Content which is not compatible with the defined topics, or with the rules of behavior, in any of the Services;
using robots, crawlers and similar applications to collect and compile Content from Vocabulix, for the purposes of competing with Vocabulix, or in such ways that might impair or disrupt Vocabulix' functionality;
displaying Vocabulix or any part thereof in an exposed or concealed frame, or linking to elements on Vocabulix, such as images, independently from the web pages on which they originally appear; unless by using our official widgets.
impersonating any person or entity, or making any false statement pertaining to your identity, employment, agency or affiliation with any person or entity;
collecting or processing personal information of Vocabulix users without their explicit consent;
posting commercial Content, including advertisements, sponsorships, solicitations, endorsements and public relations material, except as expressly permitted and in designated zones only;
posting, disseminating, transmitting or otherwise communicating through, or to Vocabulix, or making available any Content on Vocabulix, or when using Vocabulix or any of the Services, Content which may reasonably be deemed as:
(1) Infringing or violating intellectual property rights of other parties, including patents, copyrights and trademarks;
(2) Identifying minors, their personal details or their address and ways to contact them;
(3) Software viruses, Trojan Horses, Worms, Vandals, Spyware and any other Malicious Applications;
(4) Encouraging, supporting, assisting, providing instructions or advising in the committing of a criminal offense, under the applicable laws;
(5) Constituting a violation of a person's right for privacy or right of publicity;
(6) Prohibited by any applicable law, including court restraining orders, to be posted, published, disseminated, or otherwise made available to the public;
(7) Threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, obscene or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
(8) Unsolicited commercial communications ('spam'), chain letters, or pyramid schemes.
User generated Content
We encourage free speech and open discussion on Vocabulix. However, you may post Content on Vocabulix subject to these Terms only.
We may review posted Content and delete, remove, block access to it, or refuse to post it on Vocabulix, for any reason that we may consider to be justified in our sole discretion, including:
(1) preventing misuse of the Services;
(2) when we deem the Content to be in breach of the Terms, or an infringement of any applicable law;
(3) when your user account is canceled, either by yourself or by us;
(4) when pursuant to the Terms, the owner of Content that you have posted wishes it to be removed, whether as result of a person's complaint, or of our own initiative;
(5) when the Content you posted is not accurate, topical, correct, compatible or fitted to a certain word you wish to translate and/or explains its meaning;
We encourage you to treat Content posted on the internet, including the Content posted by other users on Vocabulix, with caution and discretion. Such Content may be posted by users and not on our behalf and we cannot guarantee its accuracy, credibility, authenticity, validity, integrity or legality.
We do not warrant or guarantee that any Content that you wish to post on Vocabulix will be posted or that we will post it indefinitely.
We may also delete Content after a certain period of time from initial posting. Consequently, you might not find Content that you or any other user previously posted on Vocabulix.
Registration and User account
Vocabulix serves all internet users. However, certain services may be available to registered users only, as previously mentioned.
By registering you represent and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older.
Registration with Vocabulix is free of charge. However, we charge fees for some features, lessons or services. These fees may be one-time fees (with single payment transactions) or subscription-based fees (using recurring payment). Fees and price structures for these features, lessons and services may change occasionally and might be different at any given time based on the user's location. We will require such fees only following the posting of prior notice on Vocabulix, but we are under no obligation to notify you in person of any change in our registration policy. If you do not consent to the terms in the notice, or fail to settle your required fees to our satisfaction, then your account on Vocabulix shall be terminated.
For the latest price structure and different types of accounts (called "plans" or "membership plans"), please referrer to our "Frequenty Asked Questions" which can be reached under the "Help" link at the bottom of our homepage or by typing the following URL into your browser:
When you register with Vocabulix we will ask you to provide us with certain contact and personal details. Bear in mind that false, incorrect, or out dated information may prevent you from registering and impair our ability to provide you with the Services and to contact you. We will explicitly indicate the fields for mandatory completion. If you do not enter the requisite data in these fields, you will not be able to register with Vocabulix.
To login, you must use your user name or email and password. Alternatively, we may provide you with a password for accessing your account on Vocabulix. We may also establish and require from time to time additional or different means of identification and authentication for logging in and accessing your account, or for accessing certain services on Vocabulix.
You agree to maintain your password in absolute confidentiality and refrain from disclosing it to others. Make sure that you change your password frequently and at least once every six months.
You are fully accountable for any outcome resulting from your failure to provide true, accurate and complete details in the course of the registration process, and for any use or misuse of your account on Vocabulix as a result of conveying your details to someone else.
You may terminate your account at any time, Loggin into your account, edit your details and press the “Delete account” link. Notwithstanding any remedies that may be available to us under any applicable law, we may temporarily or permanently deny, limit, suspend, or terminate your user account, prohibit you from accessing Vocabulix, remove Content that you have posted on Vocabulix and take technical and legal steps to keep you off Vocabulix, if we think that -
you have abused your rights to use Vocabulix; or
you have breached the Terms; or
you deliberately submitted false information; or,
you deliberately posted Content which is not accurate, topical, correct, compatible or fitted as a translation or explanation to words on Vocabulix; or,
you have performed any act or omission that violates any applicable law, rules, or regulations; or,
you have performed any act or omission which is harmful or likely to be harmful to us, or any other third party, including other users and suppliers of Vocabulix; or,
you made use of Vocabulix' Services to perform an illegal act, or for the purpose of enabling, facilitating, assisting or inducing the performance of such an act; or,
you conveyed your password to another person; or,
you are in debt to us or to another person with respect to any transactions made on or through the use of Vocabulix.
We may charge fees for some features, lessons or services as mentioned in the previous section "Registration and User account". If your account is a subscription-based account, you can easily cancel your subscription at any time. There are no cancellation fees, though no refunds are provided for prorated periods. If you have any questions, please contact us via the email mentioned on the "Contact" page.
Links to other sites
Vocabulix contains links to content on other web sites. Specifically, the sections of Language Schools and Language Shops on Vocabulix and/or any Content posted by users on Vocabulix may consist of links to third party websites and other contents available through the Internet. We do not operate, or monitor these websites and contents. You may find them or the information and content posted therein not compatible with your requirements, or you may object to their content, or find such content to be annoying, improper, unlawful or immoral. By linking to a certain website, we do not endorse, or sponsor their content, or confirm their accuracy, credibility, authenticity, validity, integrity or legality. We assume no responsibility or liability for such third party websites or contents, or their availability or for any transactions made between you and such third party websites.
Vocabulix may include paid advertisements, sponsored or free links and commercial or non commercial information (the "advertisements"). By clicking the advertisements you may be transferred to a website of an advertiser or receive any other messages, information or offers from the advertiser and from others. We are not responsible for any of the advertisers' practices including their privacy practices, or for the content of their websites, information, messages or offers.
Requests to remove Content
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. Any requests to remove copyright infringing content from Vocabulix will be sent immediately in a written notification to email address mentioned in the Notices section below that includes the following:
(1) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
(2) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
(3) Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted;
(5) A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
(6) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
After receiving a request to remove content on Vocabulix, we may act as we deem fit, in accordance with the applicable law. The decision whether to remove content from Vocabulix or not is in Vocabulix' sole discretion. No allegation, claim or demand shall be raised by any user in this matter against Vocabulix. Steps which are taken by Vocabulix following a request to remove content, will not use as an evidence for a copyright infringement.
All rights, title and interest in and to Vocabulix (except for users' and third parties' Content), including patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade names, service marks, trade secrets and other intellectual property rights, and any goodwill associated therewith, are owned by, or licensed to us.
Unless otherwise expressly permitted in the Terms, you may not copy, distribute, display or perform publicly, sublicense, decompile, disassemble, reduce to human readable form, execute publicly, make available to the public, adapt, make commercial use, process, compile, translate, sell, lend, rent, reverse engineer, combine with other software, modify or create derivative works of any of the Content on Vocabulix, which is subject to intellectual property or other proprietary rights, either by yourself or by a third party on your behalf, in any way or by any means, including, but not limited to electronic, mechanical or optical means, other than expressly permitted in the Terms.
You may not adapt or use otherwise any name, mark or logo that is identical, or confusingly similar to any of our trademarks, service marks and logos.
You must avoid any action or omission which may dilute, or tarnish our goodwill.
You agree to abide by all messages and signs pertaining to proprietary rights, such as – Copyright mark [©] or Trademark [® or ™] accompanying the Content. You agree to retain and avoid distorting such signs and notices in any copy thereof.
We do not claim ownership over Content, such as text and images that you upload to Vocabulix. However, when you do so, you represent and warrant that you are the rightful owner of all rights to that Content or that you are licensed by the rightful owners to post and use such Content on Vocabulix, in accordance with the Terms.
If you originally created your lesson and marked it accordingly, your lesson will be shared with all users on Vocabulix.
If your lesson is based on certain other sources, then you must provide Vocabulix the name of all sources of your lesson (e.g., book, website, etc.). In such cases, you will be the only user with access to the lesson. You may not infringe third parties rights in any content.
Without derogating the foregoing, Vocabulix does not endorse or assume any responsibility with respect to Content posted by users on Vocabulix and marked improperly.
By submitting Content, including data, images, sounds, text or any other information for posting on Vocabulix (without explicitly indicating that such Content is based on certain other sources) and including any and all communications that you make with other users on or through Vocabulix, you grant us a royalty-free, worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual and irrevocable license, to copy, distribute, display publicly, decompile, disassemble, reduce to human readable form, execute publicly, make available to the public, adapt, sub-license, make commercial use, process, compile, translate, sell, lend, rent, reverse engineer, combine with or incorporate into other Content, modify and create derivative works on Vocabulix, and in other communication and information networks, platforms, applications and services. You further waive all rights of attribution with respect to the use of your Content.
Changes in Vocabulix
We may from time to time change Vocabulix's layout, design or display, as well as the scope and availability of the Content and Services, without giving prior notice. Changes of this type by their very nature may cause inconvenience or even malfunctions at first. You agree and acknowledge that we do not assume any responsibility with respect to, or in connection with the introduction of such changes or for any malfunctions or failures that may result therefrom.
Site and service availability
The availability and functionality of Vocabulix depend on various factors and elements, including software, hardware and communication networks, and partially provided by third parties. These factors are not fault free. We do not warrant or guarantee that Vocabulix will operate without disruption, errors or interruptions, or that it will be accessible, or available at all times, or immune from unauthorized access or error free.
Termination of operation
We may at all times, in our sole discretion, terminate the operation of Vocabulix, or any part thereof, temporarily or permanently. We may not give any notice prior to the termination of Vocabulix. At any time, we may block, remove or delete any Content from Vocabulix, without maintaining any backup copy.
You agree and acknowledge that we do not assume any responsibility with respect to, or in connection with the termination of Vocabulix' operations and loss of any data as a result.
Amendments to the Terms
We may from time to time change the Terms, including any and all documents, forms and policies incorporated thereto. Substantial changes will take effect 30 days after we have posted an initial notification on Vocabulix' homepage or any other relevant web pages on Vocabulix, with respect to such changes. Other changes will take effect 7 days after their initial posting on Vocabulix, unless we amend the Terms to comply with legal requirements. In such cases the amendments will become effective immediately upon their initial posting, or as required.
You agree to be bound by any of the changes made in the Terms, including changes to any and all documents, forms and policies incorporated thereto. Continuing to use Vocabulix or any of the Services shall indicate you acceptance of the amended terms. If you do not agree with any of the amended terms, then you must avoid any further use of Vocabulix.
We advise you to periodically read the Terms, as they may change from time to time.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
VOCABULIX IS PROVIDED FOR USE AS IS. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO VOCABULIX, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUALITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, COMPATIBILITY, PERFORMANCE, SECURITY OR ACCURACY. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT ON VOCABULIX IS CORRECT, ACCURATE, TOPICAL OR FITTED, AS APPROPRIATE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT VOCABULIX WILL OPERATE IN AN UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE MANNER OR THAT WILL ALWAYS BE AVAILABLE OR FREE FROM ALL HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE USE OF VOCABULIX IS ENTIRELY, OR AT THE MAXIMUM PERMITTED BY THE APPLICABLE LAW, AT YOUR OWN RISK.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
WE, INCLUDING OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, SUB-CONTRACTORS AND AGENTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY THE APPLICABLE LAW, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE, AND LOSS (INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFIT AND LOSS OF DATA), COSTS, EXPENSES AND PAYMENTS, EITHER IN TORT, CONTRACTUAL, OR IN ANY OTHER FORM OF LIABILITY, ARISING FROM, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE VOCABULIX, OR FROM ANY FAILURE, ERROR, OR BREAKDOWN IN THE FUNCTION OF VOCABULIX, OR FROM ANY FAULT, OR ERROR MADE BY OUR STAFF OR ANYONE ACTING ON OUR BEHALF, OR FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON POSTED CONTENT ON VOCABULIX, OR FROM ANY COMMUNICATION WITH VOCABULIX, OR WITH OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES ON OR THROUGH VOCABULIX, OR FROM ANY DENIAL OR CANCELATION OF YOUR USER ACCOUNT, OR FROM RETENTION, DELETION, DISCLOSURE AND ANY OTHER USE OR LOSS OF YOUR CONTENT ON VOCABULIX. IN ANY EVENT, YOUR SOLE REMEDY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE CORRECTIONS OF SUCH ERRORS, OR MALFUNCTIONS.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, us and our managers, directors, shareholders, employees, sub-contractors, agents and anyone acting on our behalf, at your own expense and immediately after receiving a written notice from us, from and against any damages, loss, costs, expenses and payments, including reasonable attorney’s fees and legal expenses, resulting from any complaint, claim, or demand, arising from, or in connection with your use of Vocabulix, the Content that you post on Vocabulix, any communications that you convey through Vocabulix, or your breach of the Terms, or any other terms, rules or regulations applicable to Vocabulix, or your violation, or infringement of other persons rights.
You and us agree that any controversy or claim arising from or pertaining to the use of Vocabulix shall be governed by Swiss law and be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Switzerland.
Correction of errors
We put great effort in ensuring the reliability of information that is posted on Vocabulix. However, errors may sometimes occur in the translation of words, words' pronunciation or samples, or in other areas on Vocabulix. If you think that any information or publication on Vocabulix is erroneous, please contact us by using our contact details below.
We may contact you and send you notice via e-mail, regular mail, Short Message Services ('SMS'), fax messages and postings on Vocabulix. You
may contact us by using the email below or by calling us at the phone number below. Our offices are located in Zurich, Switzerland. Please note that international calling rates will apply.
No waiver, concession, extension, representation, alteration, addition or derogation from the Terms by us, or pursuant to the Terms, shall be effective unless consented to explicitly and executed in writing by our authorized representative.
Failure on our part to demand performance of any provision in the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of any of our rights under the Terms.
Vocabulix is owned and managed by , Zurich, Switzerland. The company is registered in the Commercial Register of the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland with the Trade register number: C H 0 2 0 . 3 . 0 3 7 . 4 6 1 - 5
Changes in Ownership
We may incorporate Vocabulix as a separate company or transfer ownerships rights and title in Vocabulix, to a third party, provided that your rights according to the Terms are not infringed by the transfer of ownership. In that case, all of your details and information pertaining to you will be passed on to the corporation receiving the rights in Vocabulix and you hereby give your prior consent thereto.
Your rights and obligations under the Terms are not assignable. Any attempted or actual assignment thereof by you shall be null and void without our prior explicit consent in writing.
The section headings in the Terms are included for convenience only and shall take no part in the interpretation, or construing of the Terms.
"Including", whether capitalized or not, means without limitation.
If any provision of the Terms is held to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable by a competent court, then the provision shall be performed and enforced to the maximum extent permitted by law, and the remaining provisions of the Terms shall continue to remain in full force and effect.
The provisions of the disclaimer in the introduction, the intellectual property, disclaimer of warranty, limitation of liability and indemnification sections, shall survive the termination, or expiration of the Terms.
We respect your privacy. This policy explains the accepted privacy practices for our website at www.vocabulix.com ("Vocabulix"). It describes the ways we collect and use your personal information on Vocabulix and the rights and options available to you with respect to your information.
Personal Information that we collect
When you register with Vocabulix, we may ask you to provide us with personal details such as your name and e-mail address and additional information like your age, mother tongue, reasons for learning another language, etc.
If you use our fee-based Services, we will ask you for your payment method details, such as credit card or PayPal details.
We will indicate the mandatory fields for completion. You are under no legal duty to provide us any personal details. However, certain features and capabilities of our Services are available to registered users only, and we will need you to provide us with the mandatory details, to provide you with these features and capabilities.
We may collect further information when you use any of the services on Vocabulix (the "Services"). For example, we may record the frequency and scope of your use of the Services, the duration of your sessions, the web pages that you visit, information that you read, content that you use or create, advertisements that you view or click on, your communications with other users and third parties on Vocabulix, the Internet protocol (IP) address and the name of the domain that serve you to access Vocabulix or any of the Services, and the geographic location of the computer system that you are using to log-in on Vocabulix.
We may automatically gather this information, through the use of log files. If you are registered with Vocabulix, the information we gather may be anonymous or in some instances personally identifiable. If you are not a registered user, then we will not knowingly make use of any information which personally identifies you, except as specifically indicated in the policy.
Further information may be collected when we exchange communications with you, for example, if you submit a request, suggestions or comments to us.
Personal information that you share
Vocabulix enables you to upload content and share it with other users, on your blog and/or profile page. The content that you upload, including text and images, will be accessible to your friends and other users on Vocabulix.
You must exercise caution and common sense when uploading your content, especially any personally identifiable information. At the very least you should demonstrate the same degree of caution as when publishing your content by any means other than the Internet.
At any time, you will be able to edit your profile page and update content that you uploaded thereon.
What do we do with your personally identifiable information?
We may use personally identifiable information for the following purposes :
- to enable you to use Vocabulix and to provide you with the Services. Our Services are based on subscriptions and on advertisements who may be based on your preferences and activities, to support our ability to provide you with the Services. Any use of your personal information for these purposes is an integral part of our Services;
- to improve and customize your experience on Vocabulix;
- to provide you with support and handle complaints;
- to send you updates and improvements, to provide you with information and material about our services and language studies elsewhere, to provide you with further marketing and advertising material and to send you Vocabulix newsletter, all subject to your prior indication of consent upon registration with Vocabulix. At any time you may opt out of our mailing lists, by changing your preferences in your Vocabulix personal account;
- to post your content on Vocabulix and to facilitate communication between you and us, and between you and other users;
- to contact you as and when we believe it to be necessary;
- to comply with any applicable law and assist law enforcement agencies under any applicable law:
- to collect fees and debts, and to prevent fraud, misappropriation, infringements, identity thefts and any other misuse of Vocabulix;
- to take any action in any case of dispute, or legal proceeding of any kind between you and us, or between you and other users or third parties with respect to, or in relation with Vocabulix;
How do we use aggregated information?
We may use anonymous, statistical or aggregated information on Vocabulix, including posting, disseminating, transmitting or otherwise communicating or making available such information through Vocabulix, or to users on Vocabulix, or to our suppliers, partners and any other third party, at our sole discretion, provided however, that such information will not identify you personally and that we will not knowingly, or intentionally use such information to reveal your identity without your consent, under the terms of this policy.
We may also use anonymous, statistical or aggregated information to properly operate Vocabulix, to improve the quality of the Services, to enhance your experience, to find best practices in online learning, to do research about online learning, to create new services, including customized services, to change or cancel existing content or services and for further internal and statistical purposes.
Sharing information with others
We share personal information to service providers and other third parties as follows:
- When you use the Services, or when you take part in any content-related activity, or request for a third party's service through Vocabulix, or when you use such service. In these cases, we will share your information only to the extent required to facilitate your use of the services.
For example, we use a third-party service provider, so that we can provide you with customer support. We use a third party service provider to handle payments and manage yours and others' subscriptions with our Services; and we may also use third parties to offer you advertisements based on your preferences and activities (such as the language that you learn, or your country of origin), on our Services and on other online websites and platforms;
- We may offer connection buttons with social networks, such as Facebook Log-in, Google Log-in or Share Link on Twitter. In these cases, the social networks will receive information about your activities on our Services, and you may upload content, such as your profile photo, from your social network's account, to your account with us.
- If we are required, or reasonably believe that we are required by law to share or disclose your information;
- In any case of dispute, or legal proceeding of any kind between you and us, or between you and other users or third parties with respect to, or in relation with Vocabulix;
- In any case where we may reasonably believe that sharing information is necessary to prevent imminent physical damage or damage to property;
- If we organize the operation of Vocabulix within a different framework, or through another legal structure or entity, or if we are acquired by, or merged with another entity, provided however, that those entities agree to be bound by the provisions of this policy, with respective changes taken into consideration;
- We may also share personally identifiable information with companies or organizations connected, or affiliated with us, such as subsidiaries, sister-companies and parent companies, with the express provision that their use of such information must comply with this policy.
You can visit our website and even try a few lessons, without signing-up and providing your personal details.
When you sign up, we indicate the mandatory fields for completion. There are additional details that you may, but under not obligation to, provide us.
At any time, you may delete your account with us.
At any time, you may unsubscribe (opt-out) from our newsletter, buy clicking the unsubscribe link on our newsletter messages.
You may also opt-out of our personalized feedback emails.
You can request us to exercise your rights under this policy and the law, including by deleting your personal information. At any time you can contact us by email. We may need to ask you to provide us certain credentials to make sure that you are who you claim to be, before handling your request.
Some web browsers offer a "Do Not Track" ("DNT") signal. A DNT signal is a HTTP header field indicating your preference for tracking your activities on the Service or through cross-site user tracking. Our Services do not respond to DNT signals.
Accessing your personal account on Vocabulix
At any time, you may access your personal account and edit, amend your personal information. If you find that the information is not accurate, complete or updated, than you must make all necessary changes to correct it and delete inaccurate details. Please keep in mind that providing false, incorrect, incomplete, or out dated information may prevent you from registering with or using the Services, and/or may impair our ability to provide you with the Services or provide you with support and contact you when required.
To assist you with exercising your right to access and rectify your personal information, you may contact us by email. We may need to ask you to provide us certain credentials to make sure that you are who you claim to be, before handling your request.
Deletion of personally identifiable information
If you wish to delete your personally identifiable information that is stored in our databases, you may notify us of such request at the email mentioned in the Contact Us section below. We will inform you whether your request has been accepted and may refuse to comply with your request, for example, if we believe that deleting certain information might prevent maintaining necessary contact with you, or jeopardize certain activities on Vocabulix, or harm other users. In any case, we may keep any aggregated or anonymized information for statistical, marketing and other purposes. You may delete your account by logging into your account and press the "Delete Account" link in the "edit profile" section.
Legal Grounds for Processing
If EU data protection laws, namely the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), apply to the processing of your personal information under this policy, then the following additional details apply.
We process your personal information under the following lawful grounds:
- Your consent is required so that we can process your information to provide you with the Services.
- Some of the processing is necessary for the performance of the payment transactions for you. In these cases, the lawful grounds would be the necessity to process your personal data for the performance of the contract between you and us.
- We may use your personal information to protect vital interests of you and of others.
- The processing is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests, for example, mandatory reports to government authorities, fraud detection, cyber security, direct marketing, control and maintenance of the Services.
If the GDPR applies to the processing of your personal information under this policy, then in addition to your rights to access, amend and delete your data under this policy, you may:
Contact us if you wish to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal information. Exercising this right will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal and on other lawful grounds of processing your personal information.
Request to delete or restrict access to your personal information.
If you exercise one (or more) of the above-mentioned rights, in accordance with the provisions of applicable law, you may request to be informed that third parties that hold your personal information, in accordance with this Policy, will act accordingly.
You may ask to transfer your personal information in accordance with your right to data portability.
You may object to the processing of your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affecting you.
You have a right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority.
To exercise the above rights, you will need to provide sufficient credentials to authenticate your identify and identify data relevant to you on our information systems.
Your requests may be accepted or denied, in accordance with considerations and provisions under the GDPR.
If you have any concerns about the way we process your personal information, you are welcome to contact by email. We will look into your inquiry and make good-faith efforts to resolve any existing or potential dispute with you promptly.
As long as you use our Services, we will retain information about you, unless we are required by law to delete it, if you removed it on your own free will, if we removed it following your request to exercise a legal right (such as the 'right to be forgotten'), or if we decide to remove it at our discretion.
At any time, you can remove data from your public profile, delete your account altogether, or request us to delete your data pursuant to your rights under this policy.
We retain different types of information for different periods, depending on the purposes for processing the information, our legitimate business purposes as well as pursuant to legal requirements under the applicable law.
For example, we may need to keep the information about our monetary transactions with you for several years due to tax related requirements, for accounts settling, record keeping, archiving and legal issues.
We may also retain and use your identifiable information as necessary to resolve disputes, to enforce our agreements with you and with other and to protect our legitimate interests.
Other information that we do not need to maintain, will be removed following the termination of the agreement with you.
We may keep aggregated non-identifiable information without limitation, and to the extent reasonable we will delete or de-identify potentially identifiable information, when we no longer need to process the information.
Transfer of Your Data Outside Your Territory
We may store and process information in various sites throughout the globe, including in sites operated and maintained by cloud-based service providers. Currently, we maintain and process data in sites located in the US.
If we transfer your personal information from the EU, then our transfer of your data to our hosting service providers in the US, is governed by these service providers' adherence to the Privacy Shield Framework. Please read more about the of protection to your personal information under this framework at: https://www.privacyshield.gov.
If you are a resident in a jurisdiction where transfer of your personal information to another jurisdiction requires your consent, then you provide us your express and unambiguous consent to such transfer.
We implement systems, applications and procedures to secure your personal information, to minimize the risks of theft, damage, loss of information, or unauthorized access or use of information. However, these measures are unable to provide absolute assurance. Therefore, although we take great efforts to protect your privacy, we do not guarantee and you cannot reasonably expect that Vocabulix and our databases will be immune from any wrongdoings, malfunctions, unlawful interceptions or access, or other kinds of abuse and misuse, or that your private communications on or through Vocabulix will remain private.
The cookies may contain a variety of information, such as the content of search queries, Vocabulix' pages you have accessed, session durations and IP addresses.
Some of the Cookies may expire when the session ends and you exit your browser. Other cookies are saved on your computer's hard drive. If you wish to block our cookies, then please use the help button in your browser and follow the necessary instructions. However, bear in mind that disabling cookies may complicate or even prevent your use of Vocabulix, or certain features thereof.
These third parties, such as Facebook and Google, may also embed a pixel tag - a small and invisible tag which is embedded on our website - to monitor users' use of our Service and offer them advertisements accordingly which are aimed at matching the ads displayed to you with your preferences and online behavior.
Our Services are not meant for persons under the age of 16. We do not intentionally or knowingly collect personal information about children who are under 16 years of age.
We may change and update the terms of this Policy from time to time. We therefore recommend that you read it periodically. All substantial changes that we make to this Policy will be notified on Vocabulix and take effect 30 days following their initial posting.
Until the new policy takes effect, you can choose not to accept it and terminate your use of the Service. Continuing to use the Service after the new policy takes effect means that you agree to the new policy. Note that if we need to adapt the policy to legal requirements, the new policy will become effective immediately or as required.
You may send us requests, responses, questions and complaints, by clicking the 'contact' button on Vocabulix, or by contacting us at: