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Privacy Policy

About "inlingua's penpal language exchange" and the information we collect. 'inlingua's penpal language exchange" is an online social networking community that supports people with learning a language and/or making new friends. To accomplish this, our users create their own profiles which are shown to other penpals. To fulfill the purpose of this site, some personal information we ask for is displayed on this site.
Information collected/tracked by inlingua
Information submitted to inlingua

inlingua collects user-submitted account information such as name and email address to identify users and send notifications related to the use of the service. inlingua also collects user-submitted profile information such as gender, age, occupation, location, etc.

Information not Directly Submitted by Users to inlingua

This is information we collect that is not personally identifiable, such as browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all users to the site.
Use of Information obtained by inlingua
Information users submit

Profile information as well as first name are displayed to people browsing for penpals, to support the function of the site where users can meet new people to share their interests. There is a box which can be activated if a user wants to display his e-mail address to others when contacting them. We may also use a user's email address to send weekly updates or news regarding our site, but the user may choose not to receive email of this type by accessing their account Info.

Information that users do not submit to us

We use your server, IP address, and browser-type related information in the general administration of our website.
Sharing of the Information this Site Gathers/Tracks
We do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information unless required by law or for the protection of your membership. .
This site may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that inlingua is not responsible for the privacy practices of other Web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.
Use of Cookies
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user's hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions. Cookies are used to manage sessions on our site. Users must enable cookies to use our site. Also, users may optionally use a cookie to remember their password in order to automatically log in to our site. We do not and will not use cookies to collect private information from any user which they did not intentionally submit to us.
Correcting/Updating or Removing Information
inlingua users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and accessing the respective features.
Changes in Our Privacy Policy
If we change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our web site so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If we are going to use users' personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify users via email.
Chat Rooms, Message Boards, and Public Forums
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example on message boards, through e-mail, or in chat areas - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, by posting personal information online that is publicly accessible, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
Your inlingua account is password-protected. This web site takes every precaution to protect our users' information. We use industry standard measures to protect your information that is stored within our database. We limit the access to your information to those employees who need access to perform their job function. If you have any questions about the security at our website, please contact us.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact






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