Privacy Policy

Updated: September 1, 2020

ESL Lesson Handouts (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.esllessonhandouts.com website (the “Service”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service. We collect and use several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

1.  Information Collection and Use
  1. Personal Data
    While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to: email address, first name and last name, country and ZIP/postal code, cookies and usage data.
  2. Usage Data
    We may also collect information about how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address, browser type and version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers, and other diagnostic data.
  3. Tracking and Cookie Data
    We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information. Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service. You can instruct your browser to deny cookies. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
2. Use of Data

Our Service uses the collected data for various purposes to:

  1. Provide and maintain the Service.
  2. Notify you about changes to our Service.
  3. Provide customer care and support.
  4. Provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service.
  5. Monitor the usage of the Service.
  6. Detect, prevent, and address technical issues.
3. Transfer of Data
  1. Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to and maintained on computers located outside of your country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
  2. If you are located outside Japan and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Japan and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.
  3. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.
4. Disclosure of Data

We may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  1. Comply with a legal obligation.
  2. Protect and defend the rights or property of our Service.
  3. Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service.
  4. Protect against legal liability.
5. Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

6. Analytics and 3rd Party

We use third-party Service Providers to monitor, analyze, and operate our Service.

  1. Stripe Payments
    We accept payments through Stripe. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to Stripe, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information. Please see the Stripe Payment Privacy Policy for more details.
  2. Google Analytics
    Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visit activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy and Terms web page here.
  3. Google Web Fonts
    For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer. Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
7. Changes to this Privacy Policy
  1. We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting a link to this page on our Facebook Support Group prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.
  2. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.
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