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Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy

May 2nd 2016

According to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) regulation, wordigs, being dedicated to the protection and privacy of the www.wordigs.com users’ personal data, has updated its privacy policy.

1. ABOUT WORDIGS

The company entitled “COGNITURN PC” is the legal owner, developer and administrator of the website www.wordigs.com, based in Greece, and also is the controller and responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to as “wordigs.com”, "wordigs", "we", "us" or "our" in this Privacy Policy) , based on the legislation in force. Wordigs privacy policy explains our data collection, use, and disclosure practices and explains how wordigs treats personal information that collects and receives from you. By using wordigs.com you are accepting the Terms of Service, and also confirming that you understand and agree to our Privacy Policy.

User's personal data handling and protection is governed under the terms hereof and the provisions of Greek, European and international law on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data as modified from time to time.

Any prospective modifications regarding WORDIGS' Privacy Policy to reflect industry initiatives or changes in the law, our personal data collection and use practices, the features of wordigs.com or technology shall be effective upon posting by WORDIGS on its website wordigs.com. Your continued use of the website wordigs.com, after WORDIGS posts a revised Privacy Policy, signifies your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy. It is therefore important that users review this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure they are updated as to any changes. In the event that WORDIGS materially changes its practices regarding collection or use of users' personal data, the latter's personal data shall continue to be governed by the Policy under which it was collected unless they have been provided notice of, and have not objected to the change.

2. INFORMATION COLLECTION

WORDIGS collects personal data only after Users provide their consent. The data wordigs collects are the following:

a)    a valid e-mail address, a password and a nickname, which is unidentifiable, as well as a country of residency in order to compete in wordigs Live Game with people from around the world are obligatory in order to login and obtain access to wordigs services. wordigs refers to the above-mentioned information as your login credentials.

b)    Other personal information, such as name, surname, date of birth, gender etc. are not obligatory. It is up to users’ personal will to provide such information in their profile page.

c)     Teachers are asked for their name and surname only when they connect with their students through wordigs, in order for their names to appear at their students’ accounts.

d)    Other users’ personal identifiable information such as a profile picture, if users select to sign-up through Facebook or Twitter.

Unless expressed otherwise, users acknowledge hereby that personal identification information collection is essential to enable us improve wordigs services.

3. USE OF INFORMATION

wordigs will use your personal information for the following general purposes:

(i)            to provide you with its Services (order & invoice services)

(ii)           to respond to your questions and comments;

(iii)          to communicate with you via email about the services

(iv)          for internal statistical purposes

Wordigs also, may publish on its social media accounts high score users under their nicknames, which are totally unidentifiable. Wordigs does not provide any users’ information to any advertiser or other third party.

4. STORAGE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

wordigs stores your personal information on secure servers that are held in secure facilities in the European Union and have up-to-date firewall protection. The data that wordigs collects from you are processed by wordigs staff who is engaged in the processing of your orders and the provision of support services.

By submitting your personal data, you agree to this storing and/or processing. wordigs takes all necessary steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. wordigs will only retain your personal information for as long as needed in order to fulfil the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise explicitly agreed with you. You can at any time change your data through your profile page settings, or terminate your account, which means that all your personal data and achievements will be permanently deleted from the wordigs archive. Deletion will be realized within 2 working days, and user won’t be able to recover their data.

5. DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

In wordigs, all your provided personal information stays hidden, except from your selected nickname, which contains non-identifiable information, which is displayed in the Live Game results’ page, which may also be published on wordigs social media accounts, for wordigs promotional reasons.

In wordigs, registered users, students or teachers, cannot browse/search for friends, students or teachers in any way. Any connection between Teachers and their students can be realized only after both parties have decided to connect in the wordigs site, upon personal direct communication they had in their offline classroom. Additionaly, the online connection in wordigs, does not allow any personal interaction between Teachers and their students, apart from prewritten automated informative emails from wordigs for the completion of new exercises. 

wordigs does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with third parties, except in the following circumstances:

where wordigs is responding to a subpoena, court order, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or to defend ourselves against legal claims;
where wordigs believes it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of wordigs's Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law;
where you are using a Paid Premium Package Service in your capacity as a student or an employee or other third party using the Paid Service, we may in such circumstances share your personal information with your educational establishment, your employer or any third party paying for the Service on your behalf (as the case may be) to allow them to monitor your use of the Premium Package;
if wordigs in the future is acquired by or merged with another company. If this happens, wordigs will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.
 

6. ACCOUNT MODIFICATIONS & TERMINATION

Users have direct access to their personal information in their profile page settings. At any time, they can modify their information themselves, except from their provided email address and nickname, for which, as their login credentials, they need to send an email at hello@wordigs.com requesting for changes. In order to secure and protect their privacy, wordigs will need to verify their identity, through their provided valid email address before changes are permitted to be made.

Users can also terminate their wordigs accounts at any time, through their Profile settings, selecting “Account Termination”. By doing so, users agree and accept that all their personal information and data history will be permanently deleted within 2 working days. wordigs will notify users with an email that all their data has been permanently deleted.

It is important to clarify that personal information, such as name-surname, Company name, VAT no, Address, ZIP CODE, phone, City, Country etc,, that has been provided for the issue of a receipt/invoice of a wordigs package purchase will safely remain in wordigs records for legal accounting reasons for at least 6 years, according to the national Greek laws.

7. COOKIES

wordigs may use cookies to identify the visitor/user pages and services of www.wordigs.com . Cookies are small text files stored on the hard disk of the visitor/user and not take note of any document or file from the computer. Used only for facilitating access by the visitor/user to specific services of wordigs and for statistical purposes in order to identify areas where services of wordigs are useful or popular or for marketing purposes. The visitor/user of the www.wordigs.com can set the server (browser) in such a way that whether to warn about the use of cookies on specific services of www.wordigs.com, either to prevent the acceptance of cookies in any way. If the visitor/user of the services and pages of www.wordigs.com does not want cookies for recognition may not have further access to these services.

8. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES & ADVERTISING

wordigs does not let other entities that show advertisements or provide services on its web page, and therefore does not provide any users information to any advertiser or other third party.

Where the wordigs site, or any part of the wordigs Service, links to other websites (for example Facebook, Twitter or other), such other websites do not operate under the wordigs Privacy Policy. wordigs recommends that you examine the privacy statements posted on such other websites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information.

9. CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY

wordigs takes measures to protect personal data using reasonable and industry standard security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, improper use or modification. In case of malicious attempt against the wordigs.com website, that could risk the leakage of users’ personal data, wordigs has the responsibility to immediately inform by any available means the users and take any required action against the attempt.

Users’ personal data are password protected and, other as set out in this Privacy Policy, can only be seen by users themselves and us. You agree to keep your password(s) confidential and not to disclose them to anyone else, or allow them to be disclosed. wordigs limits access to personal information about you to employees who wordigs reasonably believes need to come into contact with that information, to provide products or the Service to you, or in order to do their jobs.


10. FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS

wordigs uses secure payment service providers to make sure that your payments are secure. When purchasing a Paid Premium Package, wordigs itself does not receive or store any payment information, as, such information is received, stored and used by our payment service providers for the purpose of completing the purchase.

All wordigs financial interactions are secure as they take place among wordigs reliable partners network, "Eurobank Ergasias SA" bank and "PayPal Inc". wordigs does not have access to, store or process any other information that may be asked by our partners, during the interaction payment stage at their own secure environment. For any rights/obligation regarding the user as cardholder, relevant agreements with their card issuer apply.

wordigs uses for its users' management and update the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), a protocol for data encryption that secures users data protection and privacy.

11. CONTACTING WORDIGS

You may obtain a copy of the personal information about you that you provide through the Site or otherwise request that wordigs updates, makes changes or deletes personal information by sending an email to hello@wordigs.com. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our Privacy Policy, you can contact wordigs by email at hello@wordigs.com.


Last updated: 22th May 2018

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