Who we are
EnglishProficiency.com is a digital publication created to help new and intermediate learners of the English language, and test-takers of various English language proficiency exams. We discuss, create and publish information in the form of articles, pages, resources, images, guides, etc. to help our readers and site visitors.
Do We Collect Personal Information?
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
When you visit our website (EnglishProficiency.com), your browser behavior information about your visits, such as your browser type, your IP address, demographics, and the referring website is typically collected using web cookies, web or email pixels, hyperlinks, and similar tools. . This collection may be done in conjunction with our vendors and partners. We may receive from them the general demographic or usage data of our site visitors. We do not use automatically collected information to identify you personally without collecting additional consent. All commonly used browsers can generally be set to disable or delete individual cookies.
These cookies are provided by our third-party partners to analyze and track site visits and signups stemming from advertising. We do not share your personal information (such as name or email) to third-party providers outside of site visit data collected directly by such Advertising Cookies, though your site visit data may be linked with other personal information collected elsewhere by such third-party providers. Such external data processing is governed by the privacy policies of these third-party providers.
Our website is also part of Google’s Display network and our website shows ads served by Google AdSense on various pages.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
2. Embedded Content from Other Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
3. Contact Forms
Pages on this website collect subscriber or prospect information. The following information is collected via the forms:
- Email Address
At times, we might collect more information. However, the user will be aware of the information they will be required to provide.
Policy For Children
We do not sell products or provide services to children under the age of 13.
How Do We Use The Information Collected?
We (EnglishProficiency.com) may collect and use personal information (listed above) for the following reasons:
- To personalize your browsing experience.
- To provide better customer service.
- To improve our website. We analyze information via Google Analytics, ConvertKit, etc. to understand how our website is performing and will make necessary changes based on this information.
- To send periodic emails to newsletter subscribers who’ve opted-in.
Who We Share Your Data With?
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
We do not sell, trade, or share any data collected, (emails, names, or user intent) with any third-party vendors or advertisers.
How Long We Retain Your Data?
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register/subscribe to our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. Website administrators can see and edit that information. At any time, the users can contact us to delete and remove any information they have shared with us.
What Rights You Have Over Your Data?
If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.
You can also request that we erase any personal communication (emails, chats, etc.) we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Your Acceptance of These Terms
By using the service, you show your acknowledgment of this policy. Please do not use our website if you do not adhere to this policy.
Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
If we make any material changes to how we use the information we have collected from you, we will disclose this by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective.
Contacting Us – Email
Contacting Us – Mailing Address
#142, Unit 1108 – 250 Consumers Road
North York, Ontario M2J 4V6