Ifioque Privacy Policy

Please endeavour to read this policy carefully before proceeding to share any of your personally identifiable information with the Ifioque.

1.  Introduction & General Terms.

The Ifioque recognizes importance of preserving her user’s privacy, and in accordance with the parameters of this Privacy Policy assumes full responsibility to protect her audience and that of their family's personal information shared while exploring the educational contents and/or services rendered here in the ifioque.com website.

We at Ifioque put the interest of our users at the core of our concerns and we would always endeavour to create a conducive environment viable of bringing convenience and user friendly experience to our audience.

When you come in agreement to submit your personal information to the Ifioque (us), we believe you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy. For users within the age limit of 13 years, we advise you seek the consent of your parent or guardian prior to submitting any personal information.

This Privacy and Cookies Policy relates to our use of any personal information we might collect from you via the following online services:

  • Our Ifioque website that links to this Privacy and Cookies Policy
  • social media or official Ifioque content linked to third party websites

It also relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us by emails, or other electronic means and in person.

In view of providing you with the full range of Ifioque services, we may be required to collect personal information about you. This Privacy and Cookies Policy explains the following:

  • How Ifioque collect information
  • Kinds of information Ifioque may collect about you
  • How the Ifioque will use information collected about you
  • When Ifioque may use your details to contact you
  • Whether Ifioque will disclose your details to anyone else
  • Your choices regarding the personal information you provide to us
  • The use of cookies on Ifioque websites and ways you can negate cookies.

We at Ifioque want to reiterate once again our commitment towards safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, we are legally bound to use your information in line with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998 (these laws are referred to collectively in this Privacy and Cookies Policy as the "data protection laws").

Ifioque websites contain hyperlinks linked to third party websites (websites whose contents are entirely owned and managed by third parties). These third party websites have their own privacy policies, and are also likely to use cookies, and we therefore urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information you submit when visiting their websites, which may also be collected by cookies. Concerning these third party websites, Ifioque disclaim any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices tied to the third party websites and your use of such websites is solely at your own expense.

2.  How Ifioque collect information.

Ifioque may collect information from you in two ways:

  • directly from your input, and;
  • automatically through our Ifioque website technologies.

3.  kinds of information Ifioque will collect about you.

As a user, to further enjoy certain premium features offered in the Ifioque.com website such as newsletters, competitions, prompt notification services such as new contents, etc., you will be required to sign up, during which your personal data will be collected.

These data which are ascribed as your personal information may include:

  • Contact details, such as your name, and email address;
  • IP addresses (an IP address is a number that can uniquely identify a specific computer or other network device on the internet) and other information about devices from visitors to the Ifioque.com websites;
  • Educational and/or professional interests and background information;
  • Usernames and passwords;
  • Comments, feedback, posts and other content you submit to the Ifioque.com website.

In order to access personalised services, and to gain access of extra curriculum content and features of the Ifioque.com website and services, we may ask you to register for an account by completing and submitting a registration form, which may request additional information; and wherein you sign in using a third party app such as twitter, facebook etc. the authentication of your login data is managed and handled by the third party app you chose.

On the platform of Ifioque.com website, we may offer you opportunities to engage in public activities on the Services that are designed to be visible to other users and the public at large, including comments, forums, recommendations, reader reviews, ratings or any other items that you submit. Any information you disclose in your public activities, along with your screen name or ID, or any image or photo, becomes public and may be used by us for online and offline promotional or commercial uses in any and all media. Information you submit is not private or confidential, nor is it protected by attorney-client, doctor-patient, or any other privilege and (regardless of restrictions we impose in our Terms of UseOpens in new window or other policies) it might be read, collected and used by others, including through third party search engines which may index the information you post.

You therefore should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there might be read, collected, or used by other users of these areas, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages, mine your data, communicate with or market to you in other ways.

We are not responsible for safeguarding the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums and the Ifioque has no responsibility to publish, take down, remove or edit any of your public activities or any of your submissions that may originate as a result of your public activities.

However, be informed that Ifioque will only collect data ranging from your name, email address and any other information deem necessary as the case may be, in which you will be required to share with us at the time you consent to your Ifioque account being linked to a chosen third party account.

4.  How Ifioque will use informations collected about you

Ifioque will use your personal information for a number of purposes which may include the following:

5.  When Ifioque may use your details to contact you.

Ifioque may contact you in situations:

However, note that Ifioque will never contact you to ask for your Ifioque account password, or other login details. Please be cautious and object any emails or calls from sources claiming to be from Ifioque prompting you to disclose such information.

6.  Will I be made aware of some development?

Ifioque will in some cases send you emails or otherwise contact you for some purposes such as marketing, or to promote new services, activities or content where you have agreed to this. Where you have agreed to receive these communications, we may personalise the message content based upon any information you have provided to us and your use of Ifioque services.

7.  Confidentiality of Personal Information you shared with Ifioque.

Ifioque treats information you provided us as confidential and will not in any circumstance disclose your personal information to any third party except where the following procedures are required:

8.  External Links.

As mentioned earlier, the Ifioque website include hyperlinks linking third party websites. While using such links, please be aware that a third-party website is subject to its own privacy and data protection policies and is not covered by our privacy policy. In addition, we allow third party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our websites. These companies may be placing and reading cookies in the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk or using web beacons or other technologies to collect information while ads are being served on this website. These companies may use information other than personal information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to these and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. To opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.orgOpens in new window.

9.  How long Ifioque will keep your personal information.

Ifioque reserves the right to hold your personal information on its systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as we set out in any customized service you hold with us. If you delete your Ifioque account then your personal information is deleted immediately, and the remaining information is anonymised for analytical purposes.

If in the last two years you have not used your Ifioque account then your account may be classed as dormant or may even have been deleted in line with our privacy policy. We will email to remind you before deletion so please check your inbox regularly to see if we have sent you any emails about this.

10.  Web browser cookies.

a)  What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer, tablet or mobile phone (all referred to here as a “device”) web browser from a website's computer and is stored on your device's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your web browser if your browser's preferences allow it. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows. Similar technologies are also often used within emails to understand whether the email has been read or if any links have been clicked. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Ifioque websites. However, you can change your cookie setting at any time you desire to do so, see instructions hereOpens in new window.

In the Ifioque website, cookies record information about your online preferences and allow us to tailor our website to your interests.

When you visit any of Ifioque.com webpages, the pages you see, along with a cookie, are downloaded to your device. Many websites do this, because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things like find out whether the device (and probably its user) has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there on the last visit.

b)  How does the Ifioque use cookies?

Information supplied by cookies can help the webmasters team at Ifioque to understand the profile of our visitors and help us to provide you with a better user experience. It also helps us recognise when you are signed in to your Ifioque account and to provide a more personalised experience. For example; if on a previous visit, you went to our Idiom pages on our miscellaneous category, we might find this out from your cookie and highlight idiomatic content on your second and subsequent visits. The Ifioque uses this type of information to help improve the services it provides to its users.

c)  Third party cookies in embedded content on Ifioque websites.

In view of promoting our services, we sometimes embed content from social media and other third party websites such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Soundcloud, Vine, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr, etc. As a result, when you visit a page containing such content, you may be presented with cookies from these websites, and these third party cookies may track your use of the Ifioque website. Ifioque does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party's website for further information. If you continue without changing your settings, Ifioque will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Ifioque website. However, here you can find out information about changing your cookie settings.Opens in new window

Where Ifioque embeds content from social media and other third party websites, some websites may use Google Analytics to collect data about user behaviour for their own purposes. Ifioque does not have control over this. For more information see GA’s site ‘how Google uses dataOpens in new window'.

d)  Ifioque Sharing Tools.

You will also see embedded ‘share’ buttons on Ifioque web pages; these enable users to easily share content with their friends through a number of popular social networks. When you click on one of these buttons, a cookie may be set by the service you have chosen to share content through. Be kindly informed that, Ifioque does not control the dissemination of these cookies. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Ifioque website. However, you can change your cookie settingsOpens in new window at any time.

e)  Ifioque cookies and how to reject them.

Full information about how Ifioque uses cookies can be found in the cookies sectionOpens in new window of the Ifioque Privacy & Cookies website.

If you wish to control what kinds of cookies are set on your device through Ifioque website then you can find out how to do this in the cookies settingsOpens in new window section of the Ifioque Privacy & Cookies website. It is important to note that if you change your settings and block certain cookies, this means that certain features which you have chosen cannot be provided and you will not be able to take full advantage of some of the websites' features.

f)  Other information collected from web browsers.

Your web browser may also provide us with information about your device, such as an IP address and details about the browser that you are using. We use information provided by your browser or by the link that you have clicked to understand the webpage that directed you to Ifioque.com and this may be captured by performance cookies.

11.  Periodic Changes to Ifioque Privacy & Cookies Policy.

This Privacy and Cookies Policy may be reviewed and updated periodically so you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to the Ifioque website. Ifioque reserves the right to review its Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice. Any changes to the policy will be posted on this page.

12.  To contact Ifioque about this Privacy and Cookies Policy.

If you have any questions, suggestions, comments or complaints about this Privacy Policy or our Website, please contact us:

Email:  [email protected]Opens in new window

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