Legal Notice and Terms Conditions​

TERMS OF USE OF WEB CONTENT

Services Offered

Last Updated: November, 2023

This website is operated by Gianella Solari, located at 280 Calle Bogotá, Apt. 131, Arica, Chile. The Services provided on this platform enable Users to search for content related to the teaching and learning of Spanish as a foreign language.

Contact: hola@spanishconnected.com

These Terms of Use govern the access, navigation, and use of spanishconnected.com, including any subdomains and/or sections. By accessing and using the website, users acknowledge that they have read and agree to be bound by these conditions without exception. If a user does not accept these terms or has any objection to any part of them, the user must refrain from using the website.

Henceforth, Spanish Connected, referred to as SC, retains all rights over the content, design, and source code of this website, including the provided information. Notwithstanding this, the business names, trademarks, or distinctive logos mentioned on this website belong to their respective owners and are protected by current legislation on intellectual property and industrial property.

The website owner reserves the right to update content as deemed appropriate, as well as to remove, limit, or prevent access to the content on a temporary or permanent basis. Any act of transmission, distribution, replication, storage, or public disclosure, in whole or in part, must have explicit permission from SC. Hyperlinks to the website, both on the home page and other pages, are allowed.

SC Content is provided without limitation, and its use is permitted according to the terms outlined. If you have concerns about any content, believe it infringes rights, does not conform to editorial terms, or is inappropriate, you may contact the Company by emailing hola@spanishconnected.com.

Additionally, the collection and processing of personal data are subject to the Privacy Policy.

All intellectual property rights on the Website, the Services and/or the Contents of SpanishConnected, its design and source code, as well as all contents included in any of them (including, without limitation, texts, videos, images, animations, databases, graphics, logos, trademarks, icons, buttons, photographs, videos, sound recordings, etc.) belong to Spanish Connected.

Except as expressly authorized under these Terms, reproduction or distribution, transformation, production of derivative works of any kind, extraction, reuse, or any other use of the Website, or any part thereof, is strictly prohibited.

All activities published in SC have been created by the author with the purpose of sharing materials consistent with Chilean linguistic reality. Providing teachers and students of Spanish as a foreign language with culturally diverse content. The grammatical explanations provided in some entries were selected from Difusion’s Aula Internacional 1, 2, and 3 textbooks with the aim of providing grammatical explanations and support activities for Spanish language learners. 

Images and icons used in the design of the activities have been collected from the following websites, respecting the conditions of use and intellectual property previously published on the respective sites. 

flaticon.com by Smashing Stocks.

storyset.com by Freepik Company, S.L.

nubedepalabras.es by Zygomatic.

es.123rf.com by 123RF

ejemplos.co by Editorial Etecé

If you believe that any content infringes the rights of third parties or does not satisfy these Terms, you may notify the Company by sending an email to hola@spanishconnected.com

If you believe that any content on SpanishConnected infringes the rights of third parties or violates the terms of use, we appreciate your efforts to notify us. To ensure a prompt response and resolution:

  1. Send an email to hola@spanishconnected.com with the subject line “Content Concern” or a similar designation.
  2. Provide detailed information about the content in question, including specific URLs and a clear description of the alleged infringement or violation.
  3. SpanishConnected aims to acknowledge receipt of the notification promptly. A more detailed response or resolution will be provided within 7 to 14 business days, depending on the nature and complexity of the reported issue.

Your cooperation helps us maintain a positive and respectful online environment for all users. Thank you for your understanding and assistance.

The author does not profit economically from these activities; therefore, the sale or third-party profit from them is strictly prohibited. These activities are provided for non-commercial use only. Users are not allowed to sell, modify for commercial purposes, or profit from them in any way. Please remember to mention the author if you share these activities.

©Copyright 2023 Spanish Connected. All Rights Reserved.

If any provision of these terms is held invalid or unenforceable, it will be superseded or waived. However, the remaining provisions in these terms will not be affected in any way.

PERSONAL DATA PROCESSING

The following sections address the collection and processing of your personal information through any of the projects run by Spanish Connected.

Spanish Connected, as the data controller, is responsible for the processing of Users’ personal information on the Website. Gianella Solari Segovia registered office in 280, bogotá calle, apt 131, Arica, Chile Email: hola@spanishconnected.com

You can send an email to hola@spanishconnected.com to raise any questions, requests, or exercise of rights regarding personal data protection

You can only contract our services and validly consent to our Terms and Conditions if you are of legal age.

Our products are directed to people of legal age. In specific cases, we may explicitly allow them to be hired for use by minors. They must be examined and accepted, on the minor behalf, by a person of legal age who is the holder of the parental authority or in charge of their custody or education.

Notwithstanding the aforementioned, if you are a minor, in accordance with our terms and conditions, you cannot validly enter into any of the contracts we offer.

Your personal data is processed for different purposes. Each processing must be based on a lawful basis, among those set forth by the regulation. We use the following basis:

  1. Consent: you have given your informed, unequivocal, and specific consent to the processing of your personal data aimed at a specific purpose.
  2. Legal obligation: the law requires the process and disclosure of certain data on occasion to certain institutions (for example, to the Tax Authority).
  3. Execution of a contract: the data are strictly necessary to provide you with our services or to comply with what was agreed with you.
  4. Our legitimate interests provided that your interests and rights do not prevail over them.

 

The legal bases of our data processing carried out through our Website, in relation to the purposes for which we will use your data, are the following:

Browsing the Website

When you browse and use the Website, even if you do not register, data is automatically collected through technology or automated interactions, such as IP address, device id, and certain metadata (http header, your browser, etc.). In addition, information is collected on the number of downloads and searches you perform. These data are recorded in order to control the number of access is made by each user, thus allowing us to detect a fraudulent or illegitimate use of the Website, and, therefore, guarantee compliance with the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Website, that is, the management of the contractual relationship between you and Spanish Connected.

Sending of commercial communications by email

We will send you electronic commercial communications if (i) you have registered or contracted any of the Website Services, (ii) you request information about our products through any of the forms for this on the Website. In any case, we will do so as long as you have not expressed your willingness to stop receiving such communications (you can do so comfortably in your user profile).

Our legal basis is our legitimate interest to offer you commercial information about products or services similar to those that you have already contracted or about which you have requested information. 

We process your personal data only for the necessary period of time, depending on each case. Once our processing has terminated, we keep your data blocked for different periods of time (in general, until the prescription of the responsibilities that may have arisen from our interactions). The relevant deadlines in each case are listed below:

  1. In relation to processing carried out to guarantee and maintain the security of our Websites and anti-fraud measures, we will keep your data for thirteen months.
  2. In relation to the data necessary to provide the contracted service and the contractual relationship, your personal data will be stored while the contractual relationship is still active, and it will be kept blocked for five years more (until the prescription of any contractual liability, or any intellectual property rights claim) or a period of six years (regarding accounting information).
  3. Regarding the advertisements displayed on our Website by means of cookies, we refer to the descriptive tables available in our Cookies Policy, where you will find detailed information on the persistence or duration of our first-party cookies and links to extended information regarding third-party cookies.
  4. We will keep your data in relation to the fulfillment of any legal obligation, in general, during the limitation periods of the possible responsibilities derived from our data processing, and specifically during the periods imposed by the regulation in each case.

We ask that you immediately notify us of any changes to your data so that the information contained in our systems is up-to-date at all times and does not contain errors. In this sense, you represent and guarantee that the information and data that you have provided us is accurate, current, and truthful.

If you, the User, do not agree with the way Spanish Connected processes your personal data, you can contact us by sending an email to hola@spanishconnected.com

COOKIE POLICY

This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. You also have the option to opt out of these cookies. But opting out of some of these cookies may affect your browsing experience.

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used, and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store, and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us, and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: spanishconnected.com

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make it more secure, provide a better user experience, understand how the website performs, and analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log in to your account and add products to your basket, and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing content of the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and more efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

CookieDescription
cookielawinfo-checbox-analyticsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Analytics”.
cookielawinfo-checbox-functionalThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category “Functional”.
cookielawinfo-checbox-othersThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Other.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performanceThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Performance”.
viewed_cookie_policyThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Manage consent” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more about how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.