Privacy policy

Introduction

We at Helen Doron, Ltd. (“us”, “we” or the “Company”) respect your privacy and are committed to protect the privacy of our users (“user” or “you”).

This Privacy Policy is our way of telling you how we will collect, store and use any information, which you provide us online through your use of our websites (“Websites”), mobile applications (“Apps”) and other services made available by us online (collectively, the “Services”). It also tells you the choices you can make about how the information you provide to us is used.

If you are under 16, be sure to get your parent(s)/guardian(s) to read and discuss it with you. You should always make sure you get the consent of your parent(s)/guardian(s) before giving any information or sending any materials to us.

The Privacy Policy is a part of our Terms of Use and is incorporated therein by references.

We encourage you to read the Privacy Policy carefully and use it to make informed decisions. By using our Services, you (and your parent(s)/guardian(s), if applicable) agree to the terms of this policy. If you (or your parent(s)/guardian(s), if applicable) do not agree with this policy, please do not supply any information.

Please note that in order for us to offer our English learning courses and related services and products, we will obtain additional information (offline) which is related to our students and their parents. We obtain their consent, in a separate consent form, prior to any collection and processing of such data.

In this Privacy Policy you can read about:
 Parents’/Guardians’ Consent
 What types of information we collect and how we collect it
 Cookies and Google Analytics
 How we use the information we collect
 With whom we share the information, and for what purpose
 Your privacy rights
 For how long we retain the information we collect
 How do we safeguard your information
 International transfer
 Marketing
 How to contact us

Parents’/Guardians’ Consent

If you are under 16, you will always need to get your parent(s)/guardian(s) permission before contacting and interacting with us.

We may need to check that your parent(s)/guardian(s) agree that you will use our Services. As part of this check, we may ask you for your parent’s/guardian’s contact details (e.g. email address or telephone number) so we can then contact them and obtain their consent.

We may also carry out checks to ensure that the contact details you have provided for your parent(s)/guardian(s) are your actual parent(s)/guardian(s). If we find out that you have given us fake details about your parent(s)/guardian(s) or if we do not get a reply from your parent(s)/guardian(s) within a reasonable time, we may be incapable to offer our Services to you.

What type of information we collect

We collect two types of data and information from our users.
 The first type of information is individually identifiable information, namely information that identifies an individual or may with reasonable effort identify an individual (“Personal
Information”). This includes:

o Log-in information: In order to use our Services, you may be required to register/ log-in to
the Services. As part of the process, we may collect your name, age, and e-mail address. If
you are under 16, we may also ask you for your parent’s/guardian’s contact details (e.g.
email address or telephone number), so we can then contact them and obtain their
consent.

o Activity information: As part of our Services, we may collect Personal Information which is
related to your activity on the Websites or Apps (e.g. what games have you participated in?
what is the level you have reached? etc.). This information may help us to track and
evaluate your level of English.

o Voluntary information: We also collect information which you provide us voluntarily. As
part of our Services, you may provide us with Personal Information which is related to
your place of residence, for the purpose of finding a learning center near you. Additionally,
we collect your information when you respond to communications from us, contact our
support, communicate with us via email or the Websites or share additional information
about yourself or about others through your use of the Services.

o Device Information: We may also collect Personal Information from your device, such as IP
address and other online identifiers (i.e. online data collected from user’s devices,
applications and protocols which leave traces which may be used to identify users).

o Content: Members of the Helen Doron Early English Franchise System, such as learning
centers, teachers, etc. (collectively: “HD Members”) may upload posts or otherwise make
available testimonials, photos, blogs, videos and other content (“Content”) on the Services,
which may include your Personal Information. Such Content will only be used by us under
your (or your parent(s)’/guardian(s)’, as applicable) consent. We as well as other users
may see and share the Content, which is publicly available through the Services and
through other platforms.

The second type of information is un-identified and non-identifiable information pertaining toa user(s), which may be made available or gathered via the user’s use of the Services (“Non-personal Information”). We are not aware of the identity of the user from which the Non-
personal Information was collected.

Non-personal Information which is being collected may include the following: i) your
username and password; ii) information on your activity on the Services (e.g. pages viewed,
online browsing, clicks, actions, timestamps, etc.); and aggregated usage information and
technical information transmitted by your device, including certain software and hardware
information (e.g. the type of browser and operating system your device uses, language
preference, access time and the domain name of the website from which you linked to the
Services; etc.).

If we combine Personal Information with Non-personal Information, the combined information will be treated as Personal Information for as long as it remains combined. We may anonymize or de-identify the information collected by the Services or via other means so that the information cannot, on its own, personally identify you. Our use and disclosure of such aggregated or de-identified information is not subject to any restrictions under this Privacy Policy, and we may disclose it to others without limitation and for any purpose.

Cookies and Google Analytics

We use cookies and other technologies in our related Services, including when you visit our Websites or access our Services.

A “cookie” is a small piece of information that a website assign to your device while you are viewing a website. Cookies are very helpful and can be used for various different purposes. These purposes include allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently, enable automatic activation of certain features, remembering your preferences and making the interaction between you and our Services quicker and easier.Cookies are also used to compile statistical data on your use of our Services.

Our website uses the following types of cookies:
 ‘session cookies’ which are stored only temporarily during a browsing session in order to
allow normal use of the system and are deleted from your device when the browser is closed;
 ‘persistent cookies’ which are read only by our website, saved on your computer for a fixed period and are not deleted when the browser is closed. Such cookies are used where we need to know who you are for repeat visits, for example to allow us to store your preferences for the next sign-in;
 ‘third party cookies’ which are set by other online services who run content on the page you are viewing, for example by third party analytics companies who analyze our web access.
Cookies usually do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but Personal Information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. You may remove the cookies by following the instructions of your device preferences; however, if you choose to disable cookies, some features of our Service may not operate properly and your online experience may be limited.

We also use a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about your use of the Services.

Google Analytics collects information such as how often users access the Services, what pages they visit when they do so, etc. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve our Services. Google Analytics collects the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit sites, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the  Google Privacy Policy.

How we use the information we collect

We use and share Personal Information in the manners described in this Privacy Policy. In addition to the purposes listed above, the Personal Information we collect is used for any of the following
purposes:
 To set up your account and to provide our Services (e.g. online games, learning activities, etc.);
 To evaluate your level of English and track your progress;
 To help you locate an English learning center near you;
 To use your parent’s/guardian’s contact details and obtain their consent to your use of the
Services (if you are under 16);
 To identify and authenticate your access to certain features of the Services;
 To display Content to other users and use it for marketing purposes (e.g. through social media platforms, websites, flyers, brochures, etc.);
 To perform a research or to conduct analytics in order to improve and customize our Services to our users’ needs and interests;
 To market our products and services to you (see below under “Marketing”).
 To detect and prevent illegal activity or any other type of activity that may jeopardize or
negatively affect the integrity of the Services;
 To support and troubleshoot our Services, to respond to your queries and communicate with you;
 To investigate violations and enforce our policies, and as required by law, regulation or other governmental authority, or to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process or respond to a government request.

With whom we share the information we collect (“Recipients”)

We do not rent, sell, or share your Personal Information with third-parties except as described in this
Privacy Policy. Your Personal Information may be also shared with the following Recipients:
 HD Members;
 subcontractors and other third party service providers;
 auditors or advisers of any of Company’s business processes; and
potential purchasers or investors in the Company.

In addition to the purposes listed in this Privacy Policy, we may share Personal Information for any of the following purposes:
 Storing or processing Personal Information on our behalf (e.g. cloud computing service
providers);
 Processing Personal information to assist us with our business operations (e.g. authenticate
your access; auditing our operations, etc.);
 Performing research, technical diagnostics and analytics; and
 Communicating promotional and informational materials, in accordance with our marketing policy (see below under “Marketing”).

We may also disclose relevant Personal Information regarding your activity on the Websites or Apps (e.g. what games have you participated in? what is the level you have reached? etc.) and other relevant information you share with us (e.g. queries, feedback, etc.) with HD Members (e.g. teachers), which are associated with your English learning courses.

In all circumstances where Personal Information may become known to our HD Members, agents and outsourced service providers, there are confidentiality arrangements in place.

We may also disclose Personal Information, or any information you submitted via the Services if we have a good faith belief that disclosure of such information is helpful or reasonably necessary to:
(i) comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request;
(ii) enforce our policies, including investigations of potential violations thereof;
(iii) investigate, detect, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities or other wrongdoing, suspected fraud or security issues;
(iv) to establish or exercise our rights to defend against legal claims;
(v) prevent harm to the rights, property or safety of us, our users, yourself or any third party;
(vi) for the purpose of collaborating with law enforcement agencies or in case we find it necessary in order to enforce intellectual property or other legal rights.

Third party collection of information

Our policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. To the extent that you disclose your information to other parties via our Services (e.g. by clicking on a link to any other website or location) or via other sites throughout the internet, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you disclose to them.

You agree that we shall have no liability whatsoever with respect to such third party sites and services and your usage of them.

User rights and retention

We respect your privacy rights and therefore you may contact us at any time and request:
 To access, delete, change or update any Personal Information relating to you (for example, if you believe that your Personal Information is incorrect, you may ask to have it corrected or deleted); or
 That we will cease any further use of your Personal Information (for example, you may ask that we will stop using or sharing your Personal Information with third parties) or that we shall remove our Personal Information (subject to any other legal obligation that may require us to keep the information).

Please note that unless you instruct us otherwise we retain the information we collect for as long as needed to provide the Services and to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

We may rectify, replenish or remove incomplete or inaccurate information, at any time and at our own discretion.

If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your Personal Information, please contact us directly at [email protected]

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are collecting or processing your Personal
Information not in accordance with the laws, you can complain to the applicable data protection authority.

Please note: if we collect Personal Information from your parent(s)/guardian(s) as part of the Services, we will treat such information in the same manner as we treat and safeguard your information, as stipulated in this policy, including with regards to the “privacy rights” detailed in this section.

How do we safeguard your information?

We take great care in implementing and maintaining the security of the Services and your information. We employ industry standard procedures and policies to ensure the safety of our users’ information, and prevent unauthorized use of any such information.

Although we take reasonable steps to safeguard information, we cannot be responsible for the acts of those who gain unauthorized access or abuse our Services, and we make no warranty, express, implied or otherwise, that we will prevent such access.

International transfer

Since we operate globally, it may be required to transfer your Personal Information to countries outside the European Union. The data protection and other laws of these countries may not be as comprehensive as those in the European Union − in these instances we will take steps to ensure that a similar level of protection is given to your Personal Information and that such transfer is in accordance with EU privacy and data protection regulations.

Marketing

We and our HD Members may occasionally use Personal Information you have voluntarily shared with us, for the purpose of providing you with promotional materials, concerning our English learning courses and other related services and products.

Out of respect to your right to privacy we provide you within such marketing materials with means to decline receiving further marketing offers. In addition, at any time, you may request to unsubscribe and discontinue receiving marketing offers by contacting by sending a blank message with the word “remove” to [email protected]

Please note that even if you unsubscribe from our mailing list, we may continue to send out periodic e-mails informing you of technical, service or security issues related to our Services.

Corporate transaction

We may share Information, including Personal Information, in the event of a corporate transaction(e.g. sale of a substantial part of our business, merger, consolidation or asset sale). In the event of the above, our acquiring company will assume the rights and obligations as described in this Privacy Policy.

Updates or amendments to the Privacy Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time, in our sole discretion, and the most current version will always be posted on our website (as reflected in the “Last Revised” heading). We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes. In case of material changes we will notify you through our Services or by email. Your continued use of the Services, following the notification of such amendments, constitutes your acknowledgement and consent of such amendments to the Privacy Policy and your agreement to be bound by the terms of such amendments.

How to contact us

If you have any general questions about the Services or the information that we collect about you and how we use it, please contact us at [email protected]

Details of Company

Helen Doron Ltd,
Hararit DN Misgav 20182, Israel

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