Privacy

Your use of the Site will be governed by the ideaPledge Privacy Policy. By indicating you accept the terms of this Agreement, you also indicate that you understand and consent to the information collection, use, and disclosure practices described in our Privacy Policy.

1. Any information you transmit or post to the Site shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. IDEAPLEDGE, LLC does not claim ownership of any information or material you transmit, distribute, post, communicate or store on, to or through the Site. However, by submitting or posting information on, to, or through the Site, you agree that IDEAPLEDGE, LLC shall be free in perpetuity to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate, and otherwise use such information and all data, images, sounds, text and other materials embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of this information.
You agree not to transmit, distribute, post, communicate or store information or other material on, to or through the Site that:
(a) is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner;
(b) infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others;
(c) reveals a trade secret, unless you own it;
(d) is obscene, libelous, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, sexually explicit, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by IDEAPLEDGE, LLC in its sole discretion;
(e) is illegal or otherwise objectionable;
(f) constitutes advertisements or solicitations of business, surveys, contests, chain letters or pyramid schemes; or
(g) contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, or other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information.

2. By using this site, you understand and agree that IDEAPLEDGE, LLC may at any time monitor, review, use, or disclose any content or communication posted or transmitted by, to, or from you on the Site. You further understand and agree that IDEAPLEDGE, LLC may use or disclose any information related to you (including content or communications posted or transmitted on the Site) for any reason related to the operation of the Site, in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding activities that may be prohibited or unlawful, to exercise our legal rights under the Agreement, or otherwise to protect the rights and property of IDEAPLEDGE, LLC or any third party.

3. USER SUBMISSIONS AND CONCEPTS
I (User) agree that all material, ideas, comments, images, audio, video, text, messages and content of any type, and irrespective of whether such content has been copyrighted or trademarked, are submitted pursuant to the following terms and conditions, and that access to this website is granted subject to my express agreement to the following terms and conditions:
a. I (User) acknowledge that because of your position in the industry you (ideaPledge) receive numerous submissions of material, ideas, comments, images, audio, video, text, messages concepts, synopsis, treatments, scripts, ideas, formats, plots, characters or other intellectual property (“materials”) and that many such submissions heretofore or hereafter received by you are similar to or identical to those developed by you or your employees or otherwise available to you. I understand that I will not be entitled to any compensation because of the use by you of any such similar or identical material. I acknowledge that no fiduciary or confidential relationship now exists between you and me, and I further acknowledge that no such relationships are established between you and me by reason of this agreement or by reason of my submission to you of said material.
b. I will indemnify you from and against any and all claims, expenses, losses, or liabilities (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees and punitive damages) that may be asserted against you or incurred by you at any time in connection with said material, or any use thereof, including without limitation those arising from any breach or alleged breach of the warranties and promises given by me herein.
c. I have retained at least one copy of said material, and I release you from any and all liability for loss or other damage to the copies of said material submitted to you hereunder.
d. I hereby acknowledge and agree that there are no prior or contemporaneous oral agreements in effect between you and me pertaining to said material, or pertaining to any material (including, but not limited to, agreements pertaining to the submission by me of any material).
e. Should any provision or part of any provision be void or unenforceable, such provision or part thereof shall be deemed omitted, and this agreement with such provision or part thereof omitted shall remain in full force and effect. This agreement shall at all times be construed so as to carry out the purposes stated herein.
f. I hereby state that I have read and understand this agreement and that no oral representations of any kind have been made to me and that this agreement states our entire understanding with reference to the subject matter hereof. Any modification or waiver of any of the provisions of this agreement must be in writing and signed by both of us.

4. Use of Users Name or Likeness
ideaPledge may use and authorize others to use User’s name, likeness and biographical material about User for any and all publicity and institutional promotional purposes, including use in association with the production, manufacture, or licensing of derivative works based on User materials, including but in no way limited to books, movies, television programs, audio visual materials, online or internet products and merchandise, or any other product, service, or intellectual property of any kind; provided, however, that no direct endorsement by User of any third-party product shall be used without User’s written consent.

5. Third-Party Content and Links to Third-Party Web Sites
The Site may contain third-party owned content and links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). IDEAPLEDGE, LLC does not endorse, sponsor, recommend, or otherwise accept responsibility for any Linked Sites. In addition, Linked Sites are not under the control of IDEAPLEDGE, LLC, and IDEAPLEDGE, LLC is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of the Linked Sites, including, without limitation, links contained on Linked Sites or any changes or updates to Linked Sites. IDEAPLEDGE, LLC is providing third-party content and Linked Sites to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of such third-party content and Linked Sites is not an endorsement by IDEAPLEDGE, LLC in favor of any third party.
Welcome to ideaPledge (“Site”), an online service designed to provide language learning content, language learning curriculum, and to facilitate language exchanges and foreign language practice. ideaPledge is owned and operated by ideaPledge, LLC IDEAPLEDGE, LLC is committed to safeguarding your privacy, and this privacy policy explains our data collection, use, and disclosure practices. If you have specific questions about these practices, please contact us by the method provided in the website.

6. Information Collected
When you register with ideaPledge, you provide us with certain personal information, such as your name, your email address, your spoken and learning languages, your gender, and any other personal or preference information that you enter.
When you use ideaPledge, you may set up your personal profile, form relationships, send messages, perform searches and queries, enroll in events and courses, and transmit information through various channels. We collect this information so that we can provide you the service and offer personalized features. In most cases, we retain it so that, for instance, you can return to view prior messages you have sent or easily see your friend list. When you update information, we usually keep a backup copy of the prior version for a reasonable period of time to enable reversion to the prior version of that information.
You can choose not to provide this information to us, but in general some information about you is required in order for you to register and participate in the features offered through the Site.
If you choose to use our invitation service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend’s email address. We will automatically send your friend an email inviting him or her to visit the site. ideaPledge may attempt to send invitations more than once. ideaPledge stores this information to send email, to register a friend connection if your invitation is accepted, and to track the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us at by the method provided in the website to request that we remove this information from our database.
We automatically collect some information about your computer when you visit the Site. For example, we will collect your IP address, Web browser software (such as Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer), and referring web site. We also may collect information about your activity on this Site, such as the courses in which you enroll. One of our goals in collecting this automatic information is to help improve your user experience.
Finally, when you visit the Site, we may assign your computer a “cookie” (a small, unique identifier text file) to remember who you are. For example, if you register on the Site, we may record your username in a cookie for verification purposes. We also may include other information in our cookie files; for example, if you arrived at our Site via a link from third party site, we may include the URL of the linking page.
Please note that, at this time, the Site is not designed for children under 13 years old. Accordingly, IDEAPLEDGE, LLC will not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children under 13 through the Site.

7. Use of Personal Information
We will use personal information about you for the following general purposes: to provide you with the products and services you request; to respond to your questions and comments; to communicate with you via regular mail and email (or other electronic means) about our programs and services; to measure interest in and improve our services and Site; to solicit information from you, including through surveys; to resolve disputes, collect fees, or troubleshoot problems; to prevent potentially illegal activities; to enforce our Terms of Use; and otherwise as described to you at the point of collection.
Please review “Your choices with respect to the Collection and Use of Personal Information” below.

8. Disclosure of Personal Information
We display your profile information (minus your email address and password) to people browsing for friends, and to support other Site functions. We also may disclose your personal information to the following entities:
(a) Third-party vendors who provide services or functions on our behalf, including customer service, business analytics, marketing, and services to us in connection with operating the Site. These companies have access to personal information needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use the information for any other purpose.
(b) To business partners with whom we may jointly offer a product or service offering. Please note that we do not control the privacy practices of these third-party business partners;
(c) When advisable or necessary to conform to legal and regulatory requirements;
(d) As necessary, in IDEAPLEDGE, LLC’s sole discretion, to protect the perceived rights, safety and property of IDEAPLEDGE, LLC, users of the Site, and the public; and
(e) In connection with a change of control or operations, including without limitation in any merger, acquisition, reorganization, restructuring or any other transfer of IDEAPLEDGE, LLC’s assets, or a transfer of the Site operations.
Please note that when you provide IDEAPLEDGE, LLC with personal information through the Site, the information will be housed on servers located in the United States.
Other than as set out above, you will be notified when personal information about you will be shared with third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to have us share such information.
We also may share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors. For example, we may tell our advertisers the number of visitors to the Site. This information does not contain any personal information and is most often used to develop content and services that we hope you find of interest.

9. Chat Rooms and Email
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, that information can be collected and used by others. By posting personal information online that is publicly accessible, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.

10. Suggested Preferred Partners
If you elect to let ideaPledge suggest preferred partners, we will display a list of people who may be useful resources. You can choose whether or not to interact with these individuals; ideaPledge does not take responsibility for the content or effects of these interactions.

11. Access To Personal Information
You may obtain a copy of any personal information about you that you provide through the Site or otherwise request that IDEAPLEDGE, LLC update or make changes to such personal information by contacting us through the method provided in the website.

12. Your Choices With Respect To The Collection and Use of Personal Information
(a) As noted above, you can choose not to provide IDEAPLEDGE, LLC with personal information, although it may be needed to register as a member on the Site and to participate in certain features offered through the Site.
(b) You can access or update your personal information by sending an email to contacting us through the method provided on the website.
(c) You may stop the delivery of email communications by following the instructions accompanying a particular communication or by contacting us at through the method provided on the website.
(d) The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.

13. Security
While no website can guarantee security, IDEAPLEDGE, LLC has implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect personal information. For example, only authorized employees are permitted to access personal information, and they only may do so for permitted business functions.

14. Children Under 18
As noted above, the Site is not intended for use by children. Should a child whom we know to be under 18 send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child to inform him or her that the Site is not intended for children under the age of 18 and we will delete that information from our records. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us through the method provided on the website.

15. Third Party Websites
Web sites to which this Site links do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you examine the privacy statements posted on those other web sites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information.

16. Third Party Advertising
Advertisements that appear on ideaPledge are sometimes delivered (or “served”) directly to users by third party advertisers. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. These third party advertisers may also download cookies to your computer, or use other technologies such as JavaScript and “web beacons” (also known as “1×1 gifs”) to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. Doing this allows the advertising network to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement in order to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. In this way, they may compile information about where individuals using your computer or browser saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. ideaPledge does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third party advertisers. Third party advertisers have no access to your contact information stored on ideaPledge unless you choose to share it with them.
This privacy policy covers the use of cookies by ideaPledge and does not cover the use of cookies or other tracking technologies by any of its advertisers.

17. Changes To This Privacy Policy
IDEAPLEDGE, LLC may update this Privacy Policy in the future to reflect changes in our privacy practices, our website functionality, or applicable legislation, so please check back often. We will notify you about material changes to this Privacy Policy by sending a notice to the e-mail address you provided to us or by placing a prominent notice on the Site.

18. How You Can Contact Us
If you have questions about this privacy policy, please e-mail us through the method provided on the website. You may request a copy or send a correction of the personal information we hold about you by contacting the Privacy Officer through the method provided on the website or writing to:
ideaPledge, LLC – Privacy Officer
The Address Provided on the contact page