Alo7 Blog Privacy Policy 

According to the new rules of GDPR (2018), this privacy policy has been revised recently to better serve those who are concerned with how their personal data is being collected, used, processed, stored and protected.

In this policy, “personal data” is related to a natural person or “Data Subject”, that can be used to directly or indirectly identify a person.  It can be a name, an email address, or a computer IP address.

In the USA, personal data is linked with a familiar concept: Personally Identifiable Information (PII).  PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. The common purpose of GDPR and PII is to protect the person from privacy and data breaches in an increasingly data-driven world. Based on this purpose, we revised our previous privacy policy in order to supply better services to the people that visit and use our website. Through reading our new privacy policy carefully, you can get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, process your personal data (information).

Contact form
By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Website to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.

Mailing list or newsletter
By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this Website. Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to this Website or after making a purchase.

Mailchimp (The Rocket Science Group LLC)

Mailchimp is an email address management and message sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group LLC.
Personal Data collected: email address and first name.
Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyPrivacy Shield participant.

What personal data do we collect from you?

After your consent, your following personal data will be collected:

Personal information: name and email address

When do we collect your personal data?

We collect your personal data when you sign up to receive the email newsletter containing the latest blog and information about becoming an online TEFL teacher.

How do we use your personal data?

We will send you an email with the latest blog.

What rights do you have?

We respect and will take positive measures to protect the following important rights:

  • Consent

As you know, your consent is the most important and necessary premise of our collecting, using, and processing your personal data.

If you want to withdraw any consent for any reason, you can do this easily at any time.

To protect children’s privacy and safety online, we will first request your consent should we need to process the personal data of your children under the age of 16.

  • Breach Notification

If a data breach is likely to result in a risk to your rights and freedoms, after first becoming aware of this, we will notify the DPA within 72 hours and you without undue delay.

  • Right to Access

As this right, you can obtain from us confirmation as to whether or not your personal data is being processed, where and for what purpose.

Once you have asked for it, we will provide a copy of your personal data in an electronic format. Of course, this is free of charge.

  • Right to be Forgotten

This right is also called the right of ‘data erasure’.

In the following conditions, you have the right to notify us to erase your personal data, cease further dissemination of the data, and potentially have third parties halt processing of the data:

Your data is no longer relevant to original purposes for processing;

You withdraw your consent.

  • Data Portability

You have the right to receive your personal data which you have previously provided in a commonly used and machine-readable format.

At the same time, you have the right to transmit your above data to any another controller.

  • Privacy by Design

You have our promise that we have taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your data, starting from the onset of the designing of our website and/or products.

We will hold and process only your personal data absolutely necessary for the completion of duties and limit the access to your personal data to those needing to act out the processing.

How do we protect your personal data?

  • We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
  • We deploy WAF (web application firewall) to protect our website
  • We use an Encryption Algorithm to protect sensitive data stored in the database
  • We only use regular Malware Scanning.
  • We never ask for credit card numbers.
  • We do use an SSL certificate with strong TLS1.2 protocol

Do we use ‘cookies’? 

Yes. We use cookies to:

Help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services.

Help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

In order to protect your personal data, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

About third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to any outside third-party your personal data. Your personal data may not be provided to any other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

About Google

Google’s advertising requirements are put in place to provide a positive experience for you. (https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en)

About CalOPPA (California Online Privacy Protection Act)

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy.

The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared.

(http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf)

According to CalOPPA, in order to protect your personal data, we agree to the following:

You can visit our site anonymously.

You can read our privacy policy on our privacy policy page or through a link to it on our home page after entering our website.

You will be notified of any changes to our privacy policy.

You can change your personal information by logging in to your account.

About the Do Not Track signals

We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place. It’s also important to note that we do not allow any third-party behavioral tracking.

About COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

COPPA is enforced by the Federal Trade Commission, the United States’ consumer protection agency, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

According to COPPA, we do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

About FIP (Fair Information Practices)

The FIP form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of personal data protection laws.

In order to be in line with FIP, we will take the following responsive action:

When a data breach occurs, we will notify you via email without undue delay.

About CAN SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them.

According to the CAN-SPAM Act, we agree to the following:

We collect your email address in order to send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

At any time, if you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can use the link at the bottom of each email and email us, and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

We will not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.

We will identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.

We will include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.

We will monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance if one is used.

We will honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.

Contacting Us:

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below:

https://support.alo7.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

Last Edited on 2019-02-26