Thank you for taking the time to visit joyoffrench.com (from now on, known as “we,” “us,” “our,” “Provider,” or “the website or site”).
One of our utmost priorities at “Joy of French,” which can be accessed at joyoffrench.com, is the privacy of our visitors.
Depending on your specific activities when browsing our website, you may be obligated to agree to extra terms of service.
It also provides information regarding your privacy rights and the legal protections that are in place.
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What type of information do we gather from you?
Our site collects visitor information through different means, including mobile devices. This can happen when you register, fill out the form, subscribe to the newsletter, and comment.
We may get log, device, usage, and location data. Our website allows visitors to browse anonymously if they prefer.
Personal information collected may include name, address, email, phone number, location, and other relevant data necessary to address visitor inquiries or issues.
For users commenting on joyoffrench.com blog posts, potentially personally identifying data such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses may also be obtained.
How do we use your information?
Our website collects and analyzes user data to track traffic, trends, and demographics.
This information is also used for site management, advertising campaigns, and communication with marketing purposes and users for updates.
We use this data to personalize user experiences, improve website performance, and prevent spam and fraud. We may use third-party firms and individuals to help us in these functions. Still, we ensure the information is used only for our business intents.
While prioritizing security measures, we should know that no Internet transmission is completely secure. Online data disclosure may result in unlawful and authorized access by other parties.
This policy is restricted to the data collected from our online activities. It does not include offline information or platforms other than this website.
Will your information be shared with anyone?
“Joy of French” does not share your information with third parties through selling, trading, renting, leasing, or transferring.
We may share your personal information with third parties in the following circumstances:
- We may share your data with our web developers and employees to manage our website and provide services as long as they agree to keep your information confidential.
- Our company partners with reputable third-party service providers and business associates to share information. This collaboration enables us to provide marketing services and other essential business operations. Our partnerships may involve working with other companies to facilitate newsletters, advertisements, email support, accounting, audit, secure payments, messaging service, and communication on social media. We also conduct website analysis to improve user experience and drive growth.
- In some situations, we may need to share your information to meet legal requirements, resolve disputes, enforce our site policies, implement agreements between us, or protect our or others’ rights.
How do we protect your information?
- We do not scan to PCI standards or use vulnerability scanning.
- Our services are restricted to providing information and articles. As an outcome, we do not request credit card numbers.
- We process all transactions through a gateway provider that does not process or store data on our servers.
- We execute regular Malware Scanning.
These measures ensure personal information is managed behind secured networks. It is accessible only by authorized personnel with limited access rights. Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology encrypts any sensitive or credit information supplied.
To maintain the safety of personal information, we perform a range of security steps when a user puts an order, submits, enters, or accesses their data.
It is vital to note that our policies do not involve “selling” personal information. We have never shared or sold personal data to third parties for commercial or business purposes.
We take your privacy seriously and are always dedicated to protecting your personal data.
Remove or update information
To unsubscribe from our email list, click the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of our newsletter. After unsubscribing, you will no longer receive future emails, and your personal information will be removed from our records.
If you wish to change or delete your data, please inform us, and we will make the required updates to our system.
Cookies and Other Laws
Cookies are small pieces of data that websites use to identify users and improve their browsing experience. We utilize critical cookies, similar technologies, and other services to enhance visitors’ online experience.
These cookies assist with personalized content, relevant advertising, visitor tracking, and storing preferences on mobile browsers or computers.
Visitors to “Joy of French” users who does not want to have cookies on their browsers can disable them. In that case, some functions may not work accurately without cookies. The site does not track or report user activity through cookies when users are not on the website.
Google and Other Cookies
We use Google Tag Manager, Google Search Console, Google Analytics, and other analytics tools to understand how visitors interact with our websites thoroughly. These insights help us to effectively manage traffic, design, conversion rates, and performance.
Moreover, Google employs DART cookies to serve ads to our website visitors. This is based on their browsing history after visiting our site.
Our Advertising Partners
To learn more about Google’s AdSense privacy policies, check their website. Again, you can modify your ad preferences through Google’s Ads Preferences Manager.
We may offer links to external apps and websites not under our ownership or administration but may be helpful or relevant to you. Our linking to third-party websites, products, services, or content does not mean our promotion or endorsement of them.
These third-party apps and sites have their own separate and independent privacy policies. Thus, we take no responsibility or liability for the privacy practices used by these linked third-party websites.
We firmly advise reaching these third-party sites directly to ask about their privacy policies if you have any inquiries or concerns.
GDPR Data Protection Rights
We want to ensure that you know your data protection rights fully.
It enables every user the right to access data, rectification, erasure, object processing, and data portability.
Please get in touch with us if you want to exercise your rights under specific conditions. If you do, we will answer within one month.
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
As per the CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information), California consumers are privileged to several rights. This encloses the right to request a disclosure of the types and specific details of the personal data collected by a company.
We comply with this regulation and do not gather information besides the standard contacts. This includes name, phone number, email, personal identifiers like Internet Protocol address, and educational and professional data documented in the CCPA records.
Contact us to exercise your rights under these terms. We will respond within one month of receiving your request.
Children’s Information (COPPA)
Our top concern is providing children’s safety while using our online platform. It is crucial to note that our services and website are not intended for children under 13.
While we create our content with an academic purpose, we advise that guardians and parents monitor and instruct their children’s online activity to ensure their safety.
If you have reason to believe that your child has revealed any confidential or personal details on our platform, we suggest you contact us immediately.
We will make sure all proper measures are taken to expeditiously remove such information from our records as per the Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) regulations that involve minors below 13 years of age.
The CAN-SPAM Act is a regulatory statute that handles commercial email communication and directs certain obligations for commercial messages. The legislation permits recipients to opt out of unwanted emails and clearly states severe sanctions for non-compliance.
We collect your email address to:
- Reply to inquiries, send information, and/or other requests or questions.
- After the first purchase, we can send marketing emails or continue to communicate via email.
To be following CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
- Do not use misleading, inaccurate, or wrong subjects or email addresses.
- Identify the message as a promotion or advertisement in some practical way.
- Include the physical address of our business or company site.
- If a third-party email marketing service is used, it is important to monitor it for compliance.
- Honor unsubscribe/opt-out requests quickly.
- Users should be able to unsubscribe by clicking a link at the bottom of each email.
If you want to unsubscribe from our emails, you can email us. In that case, we will promptly remove your email from our mailing list.
Our company is officially registered under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs of the Indian Government. We have our office situated in Sector-18, Noida, India.
This policy is effective and was last updated on October 12, 2023.