Privacy Policy


LONET is a Site or Application available as an online venue, where Learners can find Teachers, acting also as a platform for connecting Teachers with the Learners, further in the text the “LONET website”. Users of LONET website, both Learners and Teachers can collaborate with each other and take advantage of services accessible at LONET website, including applications for mobile devices, tablets and other smart devices (altogether called Application). By using LONET website, Application or Services (“LONET website”, “we”, “us” or “our”) you agree with this Privacy Policy and you indicate your acceptance of it, on your own behalf and, if you are a representative, on behalf of the person you represent.

This Privacy Policy applies to the information collected in connection with LONET website.

We reserve the right to change, modify and update this Privacy Policy at any time for any reason and without prior notice. In case of modification, changes or updates, the “last updated” date will appear at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.  Accessing the LONET website, you are indicating that you agree with the last updated version of this Privacy Policy. If you don’t agree with the modified, changed or updated Privacy Policy, it is your responsibility to immediately stop using LONET website, Application or Services.

 

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect personal information, which you voluntarily supply to us during registration process, using the LONET website, creating your profile page (both, as a Learner or as a Teacher) and using our services. We use all the provided personal information to deliver the LONET website to you and to improve the services delivery, by using this information while advertising, while developing analytics and aggregating data. We will not sell, trade or disclose the information about your credit card, email address or personal name to third parties, except as specified in this Privacy Policy and the LONET website Terms and Conditions.

We may collect non-personal information about the users whenever they interact with our Site. Collected non-personal information may include, but is not limited to the browser name, information about user's means of connection to our Site. We use this information to provide better user experience.

All the content posted by the LONET website users will be seen and available to other users and visitors, including any personal information which you voluntarily supplied and shared on the LONET website. You post content at your own risk. By posting any content and information, including personal data, you voluntarily choose to share it with any and all LONET website users and you understand and agree that we do not control the actions of other LONET website users and visitors with whom you choose to share your information.

 

What Personal Information Do We Collect and For What Purposes

We collect and store information, that is voluntarily supplied by the users of LONET website when registering and when using the website. You can choose not to provide the LONET website with some of information, but in such case, you agree not to take advantage of certain LONET website features and functions. We collect the following personal information:

1.     Your e-mail address;

You provide this information during the registration process on LONET website and by doing it You express your interest in using LONET website and its services. We use this information to contact you in connection with the services provided to you, product and services improvement as well as if its necessary to complete a transaction, to operate or otherwise to act and to do something which is required in order to complete our services to You.

2.     Your Name and Surname and Your personal photo;

We require this information for unique identification of You as the LONET website user. Upon registering on LONET website, you agree that a user’s profile will be created (either Teacher’s profile or Learner’s profile) and you may display your personal photo, which is available to be viewed by other LONET website users and visitors.

3.     City/Town, Country, Time zone;

We use this information in connection with the services provided to you, such as smooth functionality of your schedule and time table. This information is essentially needed to adjust automatically the schedules and availability between Learners and Teachers.

4.     Information about You and Your interests, Occupation and Education (voluntarily);

Your professional background, information about your interests and about you in general, which you choose to provide.

If you register as a Teacher, You may provide voluntarily any information which you consider is connected with your teaching services and is valuable for other users to have access to. You may shortly write about your professional background, certification and teaching experience. You may indicate the age groups and levels you teach. What is your specialization, the strongest professional points and major professional achievements and other information, which you agree to provide and to be published in your profile as publicly available for all LONET website users and visitors. 

You may share the information about your teaching methods and tools, which you use during teaching practice. You may explain why do you like teaching and mention why learners should chose you as the Teacher.

You may describe structure of your lessons and explain to your potential Learners (including LONET website Users and visitors) what are the benefits of your methodology. You may add other details and information concerning your teaching practice and experience, which you consider essential and interesting. You may upload a plan of your lesson, as an example, or mention the major topics/context/material your lessons are based on. 

By providing all this information voluntarily on LONET website You agree that it will be available in public area and may be seen by all LONET website users and visitors.

We use this information to deliver LONET website services and to advertise our marketplace as well as your services, so that potential Learners can reach you via our website.

5.     What languages do you learn and speak;

We use this information in connection with the services provided to you. This information may be needed to be known for better choice of communication between Learners and Teachers. This information also will assist other users (both, Teachers and Learners) to find, choose and communicate between each other.

6.     Video (Intro video of Teachers, voluntarily);

If You want to use LONET website as a Teacher, You may want to provide introduction video material about you. You may upload the link of your personally recorded video material from your YouTube channel. On this video You may introduce yourself and share the information about your teaching methods and tools, which you use during teaching practice. You may explain why do you like teaching and mention why learners should chose you as the Teacher.

You may describe structure of your lessons and explain to your potential Learners (including LONET website Users and visitors) what are the benefits of your methodology. You may add other details and information concerning your teaching practice and experience, which you consider essential and interesting.

You may record your lesson, as an example, or mention the major topics/context/material your lessons are based on. 

By providing a link to this kind of video voluntarily on LONET website You agree that it will be available in public area and may be seen by all LONET website users and visitors.

We use this information to deliver LONET website services and to advertise our marketplace as well as your services, so that potential Learners can reach you via our website.

7.     Languages you teach (for Teachers);

We use this information in connection with the services provided to you if you register on LONET website as a Teacher.

8.     Citizenship (for Teachers);

We need this information for obeying International taxation laws and regulations.

9.     IK registration number;

We need this information in case You have Latvian residence or citizenship for obeying Latvian taxation laws and regulations.

 

For money withdrawal information (from Teachers) we collect the following data:

1.     Beneficiary bank data (SWIFT, name and address);

2.     Beneficiary IBAN or other account number;

3.     Beneficiary name, surname and address.

This information is essential for processing payments to you. You (as a Teacher) provide this information only while requesting your balance/cash withdrawal and it is not publicly available. It is solely used to proceed with the payment to You and not for any other purposes. Hereby we guarantee not to disclose this information to any other third parties, except the banking and processing institutions involved in the transaction services provision.

  

Managing Your Personal Information

 

You may edit the information and data, which you provide on your profile page at any time on LONET website. You may also ask LONET support service to change, update, correct, add or fix data on your behalf by submitting such a request to:  lonet@lonet.academy

You may delete Your profile by using the according button “DELETE PROFILE”, available on your profile page.

Cookies

We use Cookies on LONET website.

Cookies are small files which are stored on your computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user, or the page itself can contain some script which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.

 

With the help of cookies we use the resulting non-personal information, such as your browser version, IP address, visited pages, type of device, the nature of your use of LONET website and other cookie information in order to improve LONET website delivery services, including advertising and analytics.


Information Security

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information and data stored on LONET website.

 

Communication, Announcements and Advertising

We will send you updates, announcements, advertisements and other information, connected with LONET products, services, special deals, news and promotions. Including, but not limited by:

-       Special offers;

-       Updates;

-       Newsletters;

-       Announcements;

-       Information, connected with customer service;

-       Replies to your inquiries;

-       Welcoming e-mails;

-       Different types of congratulation letters;

-       Seasonal news.

 

Respecting your privacy LONET provides you with a choice to “subscribe” and “unsubscribe” from any of the above mentioned communication. When the electronic communication letter (updates, announcements, advertisements and other information, connected with LONET products, services, special deals, news and promotions) reaches you, we provide you the possibility to “unsubscribe” from receiving them by following the instructions included in each such communication letter.

 

Other Terms of Service

By using LONET website, Application or Services you agree with the Terms and Conditions, published at https://lonet.academy/terms-and-conditions  and you indicate your acceptance of them, on your own behalf and, if you are a representative, on behalf of the person you represent.

 

If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions and/or the present Privacy Policy, you don’t have a right to use the LONET website, to get information from LONET website, access the content of LONET website or otherwise proceed with using LONET website, Application or Services, whether or not being a registered Member. 

 

We reserve the right to change, modify and update LONET Terms and Conditions at any time for any reason and without prior notice. In case of modification, changes or updates, the “last updated” date will appear at the top of these Terms and Conditions.  Accessing the LONET website, you are indicating that you agree with the last updated version of these Terms and Conditions. If you don’t agree with the modified, changed or updated Terms and Conditions, it is your responsibility to immediately stop using LONET website, Application or Services.


Last modified: Thursday, 21 June 2018, 10:29 AM