Privacy Policy
This privacy policy explains how ("", "We", or "Us") collects and uses personal information that you ("you" or "your") provide on the website and on the App (collectively ""). This privacy policy was last updated on January 15th, 2018.
Guiding Principles
Our privacy policy is guided by the following principles: 1. We’re committed to creating a safe and secure online environment for you. 2. We do not sell your personal information to third parties. 3. We collect very little personally identifiable information about you, and what we do collect we store securely. 4. We believe that improving your vocabulary is a worthwhile lifelong pursuit. Therefore, unless you tell us otherwise, we will keep your learning history so that we can continue to personalize your experience over time.
A. How we collect data
Icon English collects the following information about you and your use of the site: 1. Personal Information When you register for, you provide to us personal information (such as your email address, birth date and phone number) that could be used to identify you. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, we call this “Personal Information”. Your Username is used to identify you on If you join a Class created by an Educator, we may share some of your personal information (including your learning history), with the creator of the Class, other members of that Class, or with the administrators. If you do not wish to share the information, do not join a class. 2. Information about Your Use of We collect usage information about certain features of, such as the questions you’ve answered, the words mastered, and the amount of time you’ve spent on 3. Location information We may collect and use information about your location (such as your country) to provide you with a better experience on, but we don’t collect the precise location of you or your device. 4. Information you Provide as Part of Your User Profile Users have a public profile page on This page presents information that you provide such as your Username, your state, or your phone number. The profile page may also show information about your use of such as achievements earned, lists created, or your level on the You can change information that appears on your public profile page from the My Account page. 5. Information You Provide while Using Users of can create various types of content ("User Content") that may be displayed publicly on User Content includes information such as vocabulary lists, comments, and other types of material that is shared with the community. Any User Content, along with your username and any image or photo, become public and may be used by us. Your public activities may also be read and collected by other users of the public activity areas on We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you provide in these forums. 6. Information Necessary to Fulfill Orders If you purchase a product or service from us, we request certain Personal Information from you on our order form. You must provide contact information (such as name and email) and financial information (such as billing address, credit card number, expiration date). This information is used solely for billing purposes by our PCI-certified payment provide. Your credit card information is encrypted and transmitted to payment provide securely via HTTPS. Your credit card details are never stored on systems, and no one at can access them. 7. What we will NOT do with your Personal Information a. will NOT sell Personal Information provided by you. b. will NOT use Personal Information provided by you to engage in targeted advertising, nor to build a profile about students other than for enhancing their experience on
B. How we use Data uses collected Personal Information in the following ways: 1. To Enhance Your Experience on uses the information you provide or that we collect to enhance our relationship with you and to operate, maintain, enhance, and provide all of the features and services found on 2. To Understand How You and Others Use uses all of the information that you provide or that we collect from other users to understand and analyze the usage trends, learning behaviors, and preferences of our users, to improve the way work and look, and to create new features and functionality.
C. When We Share Data will disclose User Information only as described below: 1. We will share data when required by law. We may access, preserve and disclose account information and User Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce our Terms of Use ; (iii) respond to claims that any User Content violates the rights of third parties; (iv) provide support relating to; or (v) protect the rights, property or personal safety of the company, its users and the public. 2. We share data with educators if you join a class. We also may disclose Personal Information to an educator, and to authorized personnel from the school or district that the educator belongs to, if you join a class owned by that educator. In this case, we may provide your full name and your performance on particular activities on, so that the educator can better help you with your learning. 3. We share data with schools and districts if you associate yourself with the school. If you register as an educator and choose a school, we may share your Personal Information with administrators from the chosen school and the district. We may also list your name, and various collective achievements of your students, in reports provided to the school or district. 4. We may share data in the context of a change in business, including a merger or acquisition. We transfer information about you if we are acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, we will notify you of any such change in ownership or control of your information.
D. Data Security
Data security is important to us. We try to ensure that and the information sent to us are safe, but no security measures are perfect. uses certain physical, managerial, and technical safeguards designed to preserve the integrity and security of your Personal Information and other information we maintain in connection with We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any or all of the information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, we make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
E. Customer Service
Based upon Personal Information you provide us, we will send you a welcoming email to verify your email address and password. We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email only. Service-related Announcements We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email.
F. Changes to this Privacy Statement
If we decide to change our privacy practices, we will modify this Privacy Policy so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices in general, please contact us.