Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Proofreading English (PE)  and our parent company English Manuscript Editing (EME)  uses and protects any information that you give to Proofreading English (PE)  and our parent company English Manuscript Editing (EME)  when you use this website.

Proofreading English (PE)  and our parent company English Manuscript Editing (EME)  are both committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.   Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Proofreading English (PE)  and our parent company English Manuscript Editing (EME)  may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.   You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.   This policy is current and was updated and became newly effective as of 01 July 2016.

What We Collect

We may collect the following information:

• Name and job title and/or educational facility and location.

• Contact information including email address.

• Demographic information such as country, postcode, preferences and interests.

• Content of text, documents, manuscripts and the like submitted for our services.

• Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers and promotions.

What We Do With The Information We Gather

We require this information to service your requirements and to better understand your needs and to provide you with our best of service and in particular for the following reasons:

• Internal record keeping.

• To assist you with your requirements and above all with regard to your understanding and learning and mastering of the English language.

• We may use any or all of the information submitted to improve our products and services.

• We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers and/or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

• From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.   We may contact you by email, phone, fax, mail, or in person.   We may use the information to customise our website according to your interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.   In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive.   Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.   Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.   The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used.   This helps us to analyse data about web page traffic and to improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.   We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us to provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.   A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies.   Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.   This may, however, prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest.   However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.   Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.   You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling Your Personal Information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

• Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on our website, you may indicate or inform us that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.

• If you have previously agreed for us to use your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us or by contacting us.

• We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or unless we are required to do so by law.

• We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish for this to happen.

• You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.   A small fee will be payable.    If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us.

• If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email us as soon as possible.   We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Internet & Cookies Policy

At Proofreading English (PE)  we are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors.   This Privacy Policy document (the “Policy”) has been provided by the legal resource DIY Legals and has been reviewed and approved by their solicitors.   This Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that Proofreading English (PE)  collects from you whilst you visit our site and how Proofreading English (PE)  uses cookies on this website.   Proofreading English (PE)  updates this Policy from time to time so please do review this Policy regularly.

Information That English Proofreading Collects

In running and maintaining our website Proofreading English (PE)  may collect and process the following data about you:

• Information about your use of our site including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access.   Such information includes traffic data, location data and other communication data.

• Information provided voluntarily by you.   For example, when you register for information or make a purchase.

• Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means.

Use of Cookies

Cookies provide information regarding the computer used by a visitor.   Proofreading English (PE)  may use cookies where appropriate to gather information about your computer in order to assist us in improving our website.   Proofreading English (PE)  may gather information about your general use by using the cookie.   Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer’s hard drive.   Such information will not identify you personally; it is statistical data which does not identify any personal details whatsoever.   Our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control.   Such cookies (if used)  would be downloaded once you click on advertisements on our website.   You can adjust the settings on your computer to decline any cookies if you wish.   This can be done within the “settings” section of your computer.   For more information please read the advice at AboutCookies.org.

Use Of Your Information

Proofreading English (PE)  uses the information that we collect from you to provide our services to you. In addition to this Proofreading English (PE)  may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:

• To provide information to you that you request from us relating to our products or services.

• To provide information to you relating to other products that may be of interest to you. Such additional information will only be provided where you have consented to receive such information.

• To inform you of any changes to our website, services or goods and products.

• If you have previously purchased goods or services from us, Proofreading English (PE)  may provide you with details of similar goods or services, or other goods and services that you may be interested in.

***   Proofreading English (PE)  never gives your details to third parties, or uses your data, in order to enable third parties to provide you with information regarding unrelated goods or services   ***

Storing Your Personal Data

In operating our website it may become necessary to transfer data that Proofreading English (PE)  collects from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing.   By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing.   Proofreading English (PE)  does our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is stored securely.   Unfortunately the sending of information via the Internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted.   Proofreading English (PE)  cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically; sending such information is entirely at your own risk.

Disclosing Your Information

Proofreading English (PE)  will not disclose your personal information to any other party than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in the circumstances as detailed below:

• In the event that we sell any or all of our business to the buyer.

• Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.

• To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.

Third Party Links

On occasion Proofreading English (PE)  includes links to third parties on this website.   Where Proofreading English (PE)  provides a link it does not mean that we endorse or approve that site’s policy toward visitor privacy.   You should review their privacy policy before sending them any personal data.

Access to Information

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you.   Please note that we reserve the right to charge a fee of USD $30.00 (Thirty US Dollars)  to cover costs incurred by us in providing you with the information.

Contacting Us

Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to the Privacy Policy and the Cookies Policy via email at proofreading-english@englishmanuscriptediting.com

Privacy Policy defined courtesy of Business Link Government UK & DIY Legislation UK 01 July 2016

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