Privacy Policy for Learn Thai from a White Guy

Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, or interact with our website through various means including Google Signals. To comply with Google Ads Data Processing Terms and Google’s EU user consent policy, we also collect data under specified conditions:

  • Personal Information: When ordering or registering on our site, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, or credit card information. Your credit card information is used but not stored on our site.
  • Behavioral Information: With the activation of Google Signals, we collect data on users who have turned on Ads Personalization in their Google settings. This additional data includes cross-device information, demographic data, and other browsing behavior.
  • Sensitive Information: We strictly adhere to Google Ads policies by not collecting information that falls under sensitive categories like sexual orientation, religious belief, etc.
  • Usage Information: For our paid services, we collect data on lesson progress, login attempts, and other metrics. When using the paid portion of the site, you may track your progress in the courses using the “mark a lesson as known” feature.

Do we use cookies?

Yes, we use cookies for various functions including the “mark a lesson as known” feature in our paid services, as well as facilitating Google Signals.

  • When using this feature, a cookie is created which matches your user id, along with the lesson id and a known_status (true or false). The only data being stored here is: user_id (WP user ID), lesson_id (WP lesson post ID), known_status (true or false).

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • Customer Service: To improve the responsiveness and quality of customer service.
  • Transaction Processing: To process transactions, following all legal requirements for data sharing and user consent.
  • Email Communication: For sending periodic emails related to your orders or our services.
  • Targeted Advertising and User Experience: We share your information with third-party services for ad measurement and personalization, obtaining explicit customer consent where legally required.

When using purchased courses, we occasionally monitor user habits to improve user experience. We also reserve the right to use this information to review usage when evidence of attempts at scraping and/or copyright infringement is present.

How can users opt-out of Google Signals data collection?

Users who prefer not to have their data used by Google Signals can opt out by visiting their Google Ad Settings and turning off “Ad Personalization”.

How do we protect your 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. 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.

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 help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits, compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction, and to facilitate the functions of Google Signals.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do share your information with third parties, but only to perform specific services on our behalf such as ad measurement. We obtain explicit customer consent for such sharing where legally required. These third parties are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are restricted from using it for any other purpose. We also reserve the right to disclose your information when legally compelled.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy, which complies with Google Ads Data Processing Terms and Google’s EU user consent policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.