Privacy policy

This privacy policy is for dictionary applications and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use them.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners.
Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

Android and Apple iOS applications

We use the following permissions in our Android apps:

  • WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE – to save our database to your device\’s external memory
  • CHECK_LICENSE – to check if our paid apps have the license and you are allowed to use them
  • INTERNET – to download database, commuicate with this web-site, get the advertising banners
  • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE – to check if the Internet is connected
  • ACCESS_WIFI_STATE – to check if you are connected to the through wi-fi or cell network
  • ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION – to provide ads, based on your location
  • READ_PHONE_STATE – this permission required by some ads SDKs that we use, below we will describe each of them
  • WAKE_LOCK – to prevent your device from sleeping while downloadin database
  • BILLING – make the In-App puchase (some of our apps have the In-App purchase, some don\’t)

We use the following Advertising SDKs in our Android and Apple iOS apps:

You may consult this listing to find the privacy policy for each of the advertising partners.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in their respective advertisements.
They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Also they get the information according to the applications permissions:

  • Internet access from your device to get ads
  • Your approximate location
  • Your IMEI and phone number for ads targeting

Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by our site\’s third-party ad networks to measure
the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on the site and in our applications.
We have no access to or control over the information that are received by third-party advertisers.

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website.

Cookies are small files saved to the user\’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user\’s interactions and usage of the website.
This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within
their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it.
This software is provided by Google Analytics and/or Yandex Metrics which uses cookies to track visitor usage.
The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website,
but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read privacy policy here for further information for Google and for Yandex.

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs,
sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days,
though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk.
Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.
Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer
or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted.
This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear
to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process.
Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to.
This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website.
Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion.
Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely. No personal details are passed on to third parties
nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website.

Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email.
Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails,
forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

Subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system.
This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.
The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts.
Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable
for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts.
These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website.
This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computers hard drive.
Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or
implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are
custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details.
This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss
sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question.
Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may
track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages.
By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses].
Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners.
Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this
website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.