By using LinqiApp mobile application you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. Please read the Privacy Policy carefully.

1. This Privacy Policy constitutes an integral part of the Agreement between you (also, the “Licensee”, “User”) and Edukeyt Teknoloji (also, the “Licensor”, “Company”, “we”, “our”, “us”). This Privacy Policy uses the terms in the sense in which they are defined in the “Public Offer License Agreement” published at https://linqiapp.com/terms-of-use.

2. This Privacy Policy describes our privacy practices with regard to the collection, processing, and storage of the Users’ personal data and with regard to any other use of the personal data.

3. The User may only provide their personal data to Company voluntarily. In this case, the Company is guided by this Privacy Policy when collecting, processing, and storing personal data of the User.

4. We use the following personal data as part of our services for the following purposes and only if you have provided us with your express consent:
Email Address: To create an account and contact you.
Gender, Age, Native Language, English Level, Favorite Topics: To better customize the application for you, improve the application, and match with the right speaking practice partners who will be of interest to you.
Data of Available Social Network Accounts: To complete your profile in LinqiApp mobile application.

5. By registering yourself on LinqiApp application, you agree that this privacy policy is part of the Agreement and express your full consent with its provisions.

6. If you do not accept the provisions of the Privacy Policy, please, stop using LinqiApp website and application immediately.

7. Accepting this Privacy Policy, you express your consent to your personal data being processed automatically for the purpose of making an Agreement between you and the Company and for the purpose of following this Agreement. The processing of personal data is to mean any action (operation) or a set of actions (operations) with personal data, performed with or without the use of automation tools; hereinabove mentioned actions/operations with personal data may involve their collection, recording, systematization, accumulation, storage, clarification (updating, changing), retrieval, use, transfer (distribution, provision, access), depersonalization, blocking, deletion, destruction.

8. The Company requests, and the User provides the following data: the User’s name, age, country of residence, photo/avatar, and e-mail address for registration and authentication.

9. The Company shall take all measures necessary to protect the User’s personal data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

10. Rights according to EU Regulations Scope of application. This section provides information on your rights under EU law (for this purpose, the reference to the EU also includes the countries of the European Economic Area: Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway). Operator of Personal Data. Edukeyt Teknoloji is the operator of your Personal Data. To get information about our registered office, please go to our “Contact” page. Your rights. In accordance with EU regulations, you have the following rights with respect to your Personal Data:
Right of access: Upon your request, we will confirm whether we process your Personal Data, and if so, we will provide you with a copy of these Personal Data together with some other details. If you need additional copies, you may need to pay a reasonable fee.
Right to make corrections: If your Personal Data is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to ask us to correct or update it. If we have transferred your Personal Data to third parties, we will notify them of a correction, if possible. Upon your request and if it is possible and legal, we will also notify you to whom we have transferred your Personal Data so that you can contact them directly.
Right to delete information: You can ask us to delete your Personal Data in some cases, for example, if we no longer need them or if you withdrew your consent (if applicable). If we have transferred your Personal Data to third parties, we will warn them about the need to delete the data, if possible. Upon your request and if it is possible and legal, we will also notify you to whom we have transferred your Personal Data so that you can contact them directly.
Right to limit the processing of Personal Data: You can ask us to restrict or “block” the processing of your Personal Data in certain circumstances, for example, when you dispute the accuracy of the data or object to their processing (please, read the manual below to learn about your right to object). We will notify you before we remove any data processing restrictions. If we have transferred your Personal Data to third parties, we will notify them of the restriction, if possible. Upon your request and if it is possible and legal, we will also notify you to whom we have transferred your Personal Data so that you can contact them directly.
Right to transfer data: You have the right to receive from us your Personal Data that you consented to give us or that was provided to us as long as necessary according to the contract between you and the Company. We will provide you with your Personal Data in a structured, commonly used and computer-readable format. You can re-use them anywhere.
Right to object: You can request us to stop processing your Personal Data at any time, and we will do it if we proceed from the legitimate interest (described above in the section “How We Use the Data”) regarding the processing of your Personal Data unless we provide convincing legal grounds for data processing; or if we process your Personal Data for direct marketing.
Rights in relation to automated decision-making and profile compiling: You have the right to be free from decisions based solely on the automated processing of your Personal Data, including compiling a profile, if this is not necessary regarding the contract between you and the Company, and if you have not given your consent to such usage.
Right to withdraw consent: If we proceed from your consent to the processing of your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw this consent at any time, but this will not affect the processing of your Personal Data that we have already accomplished.
Right to file a complaint to the Data Protection Authority: If you are concerned about our methods of protecting confidential information, including how we process your Personal Data, you can report it to the Data Protection Authority, which is authorized to deal with such matters. Please contact us to exercise your rights. Legitimate interest. “Legitimate interests” are our interests in running our business, managing, and providing you with better Services. This Privacy Policy describes in which cases we process your Personal Data to satisfy our legitimate interests, what are these interests, and what are your rights. We will not use your Personal Data to act in cases where their influence on you is in contradiction with our interests unless we have obtained consent from you or when these actions are provided for or permitted by law.

11. Children. English Apps does not intentionally collect Personal Data about children under 13 years old. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided the Company with Personal Data via the Services, please contact us and we will endeavor to remove this information from our databases. If you are at least 13 but under 16 years of age, please get the consent of your parent or legal guardian before you give us any personal data about yourself. If you are at least 13 but under 16 years of age, do not contact us or provide us with any personal data until after your parent or guardian has sent us an e-mail consenting to your contact and provision of such information.

12. The Company provides access to the User’s personal data only to those employees and contractors who need this information to ensure the functioning of LinqiApp Website and Application.

13. The personal data provided by the User can only be disclosed at the order of the court, law enforcement agencies, as well as in other cases stipulated by the legislation.

14. The Company does not verify the accuracy of personal data provided by the User, except for the cases when such a verification is necessary in order to fulfill obligations to the User.

15. You may independently determine the extent of your personal data accessibility for other Internet users, in the cases the functionality of the Website and Application allows this.

16. You acknowledge and accept the fact that posting your personal data on the Website and Application is done in a way that makes them accessible for Internet users, so your personal data are considered publicly available. You also acknowledge that your personal data are considered publicly available in all cases when confidentiality requirement does not apply.

17. You give your consent to the transfer to third parties of those personal data that you have not made publicly available, but which are necessary for the purpose of fulfilling the Agreement and the Privacy Policy regulations.

18. You give your consent to your cookies being stored on LinqiApp Website and Application, including by third parties. Cookies are small files that your browser stores on your device in a directory designated specifically for this purpose. We need cookies to:
– (a) Remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Website;
– (b) Provide custom, personalized content and information;
– (c) To provide and monitor the effectiveness of our Services;
– (d) To monitor and aggregate metrics such as the total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns;
– (e) To diagnose or fix technology problems;
– (f) To help you efficiently access your information after you sign in;
– (g) To provide advertising, which may be tailored to your interests, and
– (h) To keep LinqiApp Community safe for members. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. Nevertheless, you can change the settings

in your browser, so that no cookies are stored or so that your explicit agreement is required before any cookies are stored. You can also delete previously set cookies at any time. Please note that disabling cookies may result in your use of our website being restricted.

19. Personal data shall be destroyed automatically when the User deletes his personal profile on LinqiApp software products.

20. The Company has the right to amend these Privacy Policy regulations. By every editing of the current edition, the date of the last update is indicated. The new version of the Privacy Policy comes into force from the moment of its placement unless otherwise is provided by the new version of the Privacy Policy.

21. For all data privacy inquiries and any questions or concerns you have about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected].

22. For all support inquiries, please contact us at [email protected].

Last revised on June 24th, 2024