Your privacy is important to TEAM Dictionary. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that TEAM Dictionary collects, and the ways in which TEAM Dictionary uses that personal information.

Using Personal Information

What do we use your information for?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or enter a term and/or definition for a word.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or purpose of Donation. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

TEAM Dictionary may collect and use the following kinds of personal information:

  • Information about your use of this website (including, but not limited to addition of terms, blogs, posts, polls).

  • Information that you provide using for the purpose of registering with the website (including but not limited to name, city, date of birth, goals and ambitions, background, email address (at the users discretion)).

  • Information about transactions carried out over this website (including but not limited to credit card numbers).

  • Information that you provide for the purpose of subscribing to the website services.

  • Any other information that you send to TEAM Dictionary

Any of the information we collect from you, TEAM Dictionary may use in one (or more) of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience

    - Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.

  • To improve our website

    - We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

  • To improve customer service

    - your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.

  • To process transactions

    - your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.

  • To send periodic emails

    - The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

  • Enable your access to and use of the website services.

  • Publish information about you on the website.

  • Send to you products that you purchase.

  • Supply to you services that you purchase.

  • Send to you statements and invoices.

  • Collect payments from you.

  • Send you marketing communications.

Where TEAM Dictionary discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, TEAM Dictionary may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Securing your data

How do we protect your information?

TEAM Dictionary will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server, (TEAM Dictionary will store all the personal information you provide - on its secure servers) and all supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone.

Third Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Outside Parties/Cross-border data transfers

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Information that TEAM Dictionary collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which TEAM Dictionary operates to enable the use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world.

You agree to such cross-border transfers of personal information.

Miscellaneous

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their account profile page.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act).

Other websites

This website contains links to other websites. TEAM Dictionary is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.teamdictionary.com/terms-of-use.php

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy.

Updating this statement

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, send an email notifying you of any changes, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. TEAM Dictionary may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website.

This policy was last modified on September 9th, 2012

(You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.)

Contact TEAM Dictionary

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or TEAM Dictionary's treatment of your personal information, you may contact us using the our Contact Us Form or through our email: info@teamdictionary.com.