The privacy of our Website users and visitors is very important to us and we are strongly committed to your right to privacy and to keeping your personal and other information secure. We encourage you to read our privacy statement to understand what types of personally identifiable information we collect and how we use this information.
What Information Learning Journal Collects?
We collect information to provide better Services to all our users. However, we do not collect, manage or pass any personally identifiable information and have no intentions to track down people. We do not have a signup or registration facility to create a Learning Journal account and we do not ask you to provide any kind of personal information including your name, email, other contact information or your digital identity. We do not even ask you to subscribe for newsletters, information brochure or provide information for a follow-up communication from Learning Journal.
Information We Collect as You Use Our Services
We collect information about the apps, browsers, language, time zone, screen size, devices referring, exit page etc. you use to access our Services by using different types of technology, including “clear gifs” or “web beacons.” This “automatically collected” information may include Internet Protocol address (also known as “IP address”) or other device address or ID, web browser or device type, the web pages or sites that you visit just before or just after the Services, the pages you view on the Services, and the dates and times that you visit the Services.
We use various technologies to collect and store information, including cookies, pixel tags, local storage, such as browser web storage or application data caches, databases, and server logs.
We collect information about your activity in our Services, which may include:
- Views and interactions with content and ads.
- Which files you view or download.
Cookies and web beacons
Persistent cookies can be removed. Please review your web browser’s “Help” file to learn the proper way to modify your cookie settings. If you delete, or choose not to accept, cookies from the Services, you may not be able to utilize the features of the Services to their fullest potential.
We may also implement on the third-party Services, such as advertising or analytic services, that uses “clear gifs”, “web beacons”, or other similar techniques, which allow the third-party service provider to read and write cookies to your browser or implement similar tracking mechanisms.
We currently implement services provided by Google Analytics, Google AdSense, YouTube and Firebase.
The information for the purpose of advertising, analytic and video content services is collected directly by the third party, and Learning Journal does not participate in that data transmission. Information collected by third parties in this manner is subject to that third party’s own data collection, use, and disclosure policies. For more details on Google's use of data, you should visit How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps.
If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here.
Why Learning Journal Collects Information
Learning Journal uses the information we collect for the following purposes:
Provide, Maintain & Improve Our Services
We use your information to ensure our Services are working as intended, such as tracking outages or troubleshooting issues that you report to us. For example, we continuously monitor our systems to look for problems. And if we find something wrong with a specific feature, reviewing activity information collected before the problem started allows us to fix things more quickly.
And we use your information to make improvements to our Services – for example, to understand and analyze the usage trends and preferences of our Learning Journal visitors and to improve the way the Services work and look.
Develop New Services
We use the information we collect in existing Services to help us create new features and functionality.
Provide Personalized Services
We use the information we collect to customize our Services for you. We also use data to provide customized third-party content and information and to track your status in interacting with our website and services. In addition, we may use the information we collect to provide personalized and relevant advertising.
We use data for analytics and measurement to understand how our Services are used. For example, we analyze data about your visits to our sites to do things like optimize product design, monitor and analyze the operation and effectiveness of the Services and related activities, and monitor aggregate site usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed. We use a variety of tools to do this, including Google Analytics. Google Analytics relies on first-party cookies, which means the cookies are set by Learning Journal as well as third-party cookies. You can opt-out from Google Analytics by clicking here
Protect Learning Journal, Our Users, and the Public
We use information to help improve the safety and reliability of our Services. This includes detecting, preventing, and responding to fraud, abuse, security risks, and technical issues that could harm Learning Journal, our users, or the public. For example, we collect and analyze IP addresses and cookie data to protect against automated abuse. This abuse can take many forms, such as sending spam to Learning Journal or launching a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack.
When we detect spam, malware, illegal content, and other forms of abuse on our systems in violation of our policies, we may disable your access or take other appropriate action. In certain circumstances, we may also report the violation to appropriate authorities.
Managing, Reviewing, Updating, and Deleting Your Information
We do not collect or manage any personal information. We do not have a signup or registration facility to create a Learning Journal account and we do not ask you to provide any kind of personal information including your name, email or other contact information. We do not even ask you to subscribe for newsletters, information brochure or provide information for a follow-up communication from Learning Journal.
There are ways to control the information Learning Journal collects when you are consuming our services as an anonymous visitor, including configuring your browser to indicate when Learning Journal has set a cookie in your browser. You can also configure your browser to block all cookies from a specific domain or all domains. But remember that our Services may rely on cookies to function properly.
Information Retained for Extended Time Periods for Limited Purposes
Sometimes business and legal requirements require us to retain certain information for specific purposes for an extended period. Reasons we might retain some data for longer periods of time include:
- Security, fraud & abuse prevention
- Financial record-keeping
- Complying with legal or regulatory requirements
- Ensuring the continuity of our services
When You Share Your Information
Some of our Services let you share information with other people using publicly accessible blogs or community forums, and you have control over how you share. Any information that you voluntarily choose to include in an area of the Services accessible to other Learning Journal users, such as a posting, comment or feedback, will be available to other Learning Journal members who access that content. This also applies to information you choose to make available through features that connect to third party services, if applicable.
Also, if you communicate directly with another Learning Journal user, any information that you voluntarily choose to include in such a communication with other Learning Journal users will be available to such other users. Once you make your information available in any of these ways, it could be collected and used by the recipients without restriction. We urge Learning Journal users to exercise common sense, prudence and good judgment about what information to make available to others through the Services.
When Learning Journal Shares Information
We are not in the business of collecting or selling your information. We do, however, disclose some information that we have
in connection with developing and maintaining the Services.
We share information in the following cases:
For external processing
For legal reasons
We will share personally identifiable information outside of Learning Journal if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation, or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
- Meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request.
- Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, abuse, security, or technical issues.
- Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Learning Journal or our affiliates, our users, or the public as required or permitted by law.
- Protect the security or integrity of the Services and to protect or enforce third party rights.
We may share non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners — like publishers, advertisers, developers, or rights holders. For example, we share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our Services.
Our Commitment to Data Security
Learning Journal uses a variety of physical, managerial, and technical safeguards designed to improve the security of our systems and your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Learning Journal, nor can we guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. You transfer your information to Learning Journal at your own risk.
If Learning Journal learns of a security breach, we will notify you in accordance with applicable law.
Third Party Websites
The Services contain links to websites and services provided by third parties. Any personal information you provide on third party sites or services is provided directly to that third party and is subject to that third party’s policies governing privacy and security. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of third party sites or services to which links are displayed on the Services. We encourage you to learn about third parties’ privacy and security policies before providing them with personal information.
Compliance & Cooperation with Regulators
Your information may be processed on servers located outside of the country where you live. Data protection laws vary among countries, with some providing more protection than others. Regardless of where your information is processed, we apply the same protections described in this policy. We transfer your data from the European Union to the India, Singapore and United States in accordance with standard contractual clauses. The standard contractual clauses can be read here.
When we receive formal written complaints, we respond by contacting the person who made the complaint. We work with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of your data that we cannot resolve with you directly.
If European Union (EU) data protection law applies to the processing of your information, you can exercise your right to request access to, update, remove, and restrict the processing of your information. You also have the right to object to the processing of your information or export your information to another service. Please contact us to exercise these rights.
If you have any questions, you may contact our data protection officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We process your information for the purposes described in this policy, based on the following legal grounds:
When we’re pursuing legitimate interests
We process your information for our legitimate interests while applying appropriate safeguards that protect your privacy. This means that we process your information for things like:
- Providing, maintaining, and improving our Services to meet the needs of our users
- Developing new products and features that are useful for our users
- Understanding how people use our Services to ensure and improve the performance of our Services
- Customizing our Services to provide you with a better user experience
- Providing advertising to make many of our Services freely available for users
- Detecting, preventing, or otherwise addressing fraud, abuse, security, or technical issues with our Services
- Protecting against harm to the rights, property or safety of Learning Journal, our users, or the public as required or permitted by law
- Performing research that improves our Services for our users and benefits the public
- Fulfilling obligations to our partners like developers and rights holders
When we’re providing a service
We process your data to provide a service you’ve asked for under a contract.
When we’re complying with legal obligations
We’ll process your data when we have a legal obligation to do so, for example, if we’re responding to legal process or an enforceable governmental request.
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