1. OVERVIEW AND INTRODUCTION
a. We are Launch in Translation (Hereinafter referred to as “Launch in Translation”, “We” “Our Blog” and “Us”).
2. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS.
I. Blog - Includes all avenues in which our services can be accessed and used. This includes but is not limited to https://www.launchintranslation.com/ or any of our services or part of our Blog, etc.
II. Launch in Translation - means Launch in Translation which can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
III. Our Content - includes those contents provided to Users by Us, which is related or connected to our services or activities on Our Blog.
IV. Party - means either User as defined in 2(VIII) or Launch in Translation as defined in 2(II).
V. Parties - means both Users as defined in 2(VIII) and Launch in Translation as defined in 2(II).
VII. Translator(s) - means individual translators whose profile is displayed on Our Blog.
VIII. User - any User of our service including but not limited to Translators or any person using our services or Blog.
IX. User Content - means any content provided by the persons who fall under the category in 2(VIII) above.
X. You - means the same thing as “User” as described in 2(VIII)
Any reference to a statutory provision shall be construed as a reference to:
a. Any statutory modification or re-enactment thereof (whether before or after the date hereof) for the time being in force;
b. All statutory instruments or orders made pursuant thereto; and
c. Any statutory provisions of which that statutory provision is a re-enactment or modification.
g. Words denoting the singular shall include the plural and vice versa.
h. Words denoting persons shall include corporations, firms and organisations and vice versa.
i. Words denoting any gender shall include all genders.
3. OUR SERVICES.
a. As a Blog, we bring food for thought and discussion about a variety of topics around translation (in particular creative translations), such as the tricks of the trade, the life of the Translator, the ingredients of a professional translation, the various types of translations (especially according to industries and channels), we also allow You to access links to Translators’ social media platforms so as to contact translators as you wish.
b. Launch in Translation expressly states that we are not responsible for the activities of any Translator. We are only a Blog that is concerned about matters related to Translation as a field. We only display Translators’ profiles based on information provided to us by the Translators. We do not verify or confirm the qualifications of these Translators.
c. Launch in Translation Blog pages are not geared or set up to guarantee the competency of any Translator. We are only a Blog bringing that allows you to contact individuals representing themselves as Translators through their social media platforms. It is the responsibility of Users to read the information on each profile, and make an informed personal decision on whether to contact the Translator or not. As a User, you are responsible for making a decision regarding the authenticity and suitability of the Translator you contact. Please be informed that it is also your duty to ensure that the Translator you contact satisfies your interests before you engage him or her.
d. We reserve the discretion and right to remove the profile of any Translator from our Blog. We have no obligation to give any reason or explanation for such action. We take these actions for the benefit of our Blog.
4. OBLIGATIONS OF USERS.
a. Users in the European Economic Area (EEA) must be 18 years old to use Our Blog and services. For minors outside the EEA who are between the age of 13 and 18, the use of our Blog or any of our services must be operated by a parent or legal guardian. The parent must also provide affirmative consent and supervise the use of this Blog. Users are solely responsible for any use of this Blog by a minor.
c. Any suspicion of any unauthorised use of our Blog should be reported to us immediately by sending an email to email@example.com. Launch in Translation is not liable for any loss or damages from any unauthorised use of our Blog.
d. Each User also obligates that the comments on our posts are not offensive and targeted at demeaning another User.
f. Users must respect the rights of others, must not post wrong information, avoid unsolicited communications, engage in actions that are libellous, tortious, profane, obscene or invade another person’s privacy. Users must not defame, harass, abuse, threaten, spam or distribute viruses or any software/program that invades the privacy of any User, affects the proper functioning of any equipment or the use of our Blog by any User. Users must not use the Blog to send junk email or “spam” to people who do not wish to receive email from you.
g. Users must not engage in activities that are detrimental to Our Blog or its functionality. Users shall not take actions to bypass our security measures or gain unauthorised access to our Content or any other User’s Content, reverse engineer or take apart any of our services or Blog.
h. Users should not contact Translators on Our Blog either through our comment session or not, any conversation should be done through the Social Media platform provided on a Translator’s profile.
i. Launch in Translation undertakes no duty to investigate the veracity of any information made by Translators. We also do not endorse, guarantee, make representations, or provide warranties regarding any Translator, or the truth or accuracy of any User Content posted on the Services.
j. Launch in Translation is not responsible for any loss or damages arising from the failure to comply with clause 4(a) - 4(i) above.
5. TRANSLATOR’S OBLIGATIONS
a. All Translators must be truthful and transparent about the information provided on our Blog.
b. Not communicate to Users or negotiate transactions through Our Blog other than informing the User to contact his/her social media page.
6. LAUNCH IN TRANSLATION’S OBLIGATIONS.
a. We are only a Blog displaying issues related to translation. We do not endorse any Translator, User Content, investigate or guarantee the information provided by any User. It is the sole responsibility of Users to make informed decisions on their activities. Our help with designing or putting up a Translator Profile or Content does not confer any liability on us, they are activities of the Translator.
b. Launch in Translation does not bear any liability and has no obligation to investigate, participate, or become involved in any dispute between Users.
7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MATTERS.
a. Launch in Translation’s Intellectual Property – Our Content, service, trademark and everything on Our Blog are protected through various intellectual property laws including but not limited to copyright, patent, trademark and all other available protections under the Laws of England and Wales.
b. By using Our Blog, you covenant that you will respect our intellectual property and not adapt it or create derivative works off our contents. We only grant you a limited, temporary, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to use and access our Content and our Users’ Content. You cannot and should not reproduce, redistribute, transmit, assign, sell, broadcast, rent, share, lend, modify, adapt or copy any of the Content on Our Blog unless you get written permission from us. Whenever granted written permission from us to re-post one of our Blog articles or to quote parts of it, Users should both tag Launch in Translation and the Author of said Blog article, as well as paste the link to the article itself.
c. We have the right and discretion to limit or revoke this limited license to use.
d. Users’ Intellectual Property - Users grant a non-exclusive, global, no borders, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable, and transferable right to use of contents to Launch in Translation who can exercise, commercialise, and exploit the copyright, publicity, trademark, and database rights with respect to Users’ Content.
e. Launch in Translation is hereby granted the right to edit, amend, make changes, translate, format or even delete any Users’ Content at it deems necessary and appropriate.
f. Users’ covenants, represents and warrants that they have the right and licence to confer the rights in 9(d) and 9(e) on Launch in Translation. Users also warrant that they have not infringed on any third party’s (intellectual, privacy, human, proprietary, confidentiality or any other rights) rights.
g. Users further warrant that Launch in Translation is not required to obtain any license, consent, make any payment or obtain any permission from any third party to use any User’s Content on Our Blog. User agrees that Launch in Translation does not have any liability from the use of any User content.
h. If there is any suspicion of infringement of your intellectual property right by another User, please do not hesitate to contact us immediately as this is very important to us. You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
i. Please note that we reserve the right and sole discretion on whether to delete, disable the Content infringing the intellectual property as alleged.
8. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS.
a. Unsolicited Idea - Users agree that all unsolicited comments and advice are non-confidential and non -proprietary. An irrevocable, worldwide, transferable and royalty-free license to use, exploit, distribute and display the unsolicited advice or communication is hereby granted to Launch in Translation.
b. Release from Liability for Site Outages - Users agree that Launch in Translation does not bear any liability from any loss of data, business opportunity or Content due to the scheduled maintenance, unplanned outages or malfunctioning of Our Blog.
j. Indemnity - Users agree to indemnify and hold harmless Launch in Translation, its successors and assigns, from and against all losses, costs and other damage caused by the User, or any activity that is related or connected to the use of Our Blog.
l. Dispute Resolution - Notwithstanding the provisions of (m) for any and all grievances, disputes, claims, or controversies you may have against Britlingo (“Disputes”), before pursuing any dispute resolution avenue, you must first give us an opportunity to resolve the Dispute informally by sending an email to email@example.com with the subject “Pre-Action Dispute Notice”. The Email should contain your name, a detailed description of your grievance and claims and, a description of the specific relief you seek and how we can resolve this grievance. If we do not resolve the Dispute within sixty (60) days after receiving your Pre-Action Dispute Notice, then you may pursue resolution of the Dispute in accordance to (m).
n. Class Action Waiver - Users and Launch in Translation agree that any proceedings to resolve or litigate any dispute will be conducted solely on an individual basis. Neither the Users nor Launch in Translation will seek to have any dispute heard as a class action, a representative action, a collective action, or in any proceeding in which the User or Launch in Translation acts or proposes to act in a representative capacity. The User and Launch in Translation further agree that no proceeding will be joined, consolidated, or combined with another proceeding without the prior written consent of the User, Launch in Translation, and all parties to any such proceeding.
o. Warranty - Launch in Translation has no fiduciary duty to any User. Our Blog, services, Content, User Content, and any other related materials are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without any warranties of any kind, express or implied. This no warranty includes but is not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, quality or fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance. This no-warranty clause is exercisable to the fullest extent permissible by the law. The use of Our Blog and services, including without limitation any services provided on any third-party platform, are entirely at your own risk.
2. ABOUT US.
As a Blog, we bring food for thought and discussion about a variety of topics around translation (in particular creative translations), such as the tricks of the trade, the life of the translator, the ingredients of a professional translation, and the various types of translations (especially according to industries and channels), we also allow you to access links to translators’ social media platforms so as to contact translators as you wish.
We are based in the United Kingdom. Regarding any issue related and connected to your privacy on our Blog, we can be contacted through firstname.lastname@example.org. We would endeavour to respond to your email timeously.
3. HOW WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION.
To maximize your experience on our Blog, we collect information in the following ways:
a. When you provide them to us either by access, use, request certain information from us or interact with us either online or offline in any manner whatsoever such as email or otherwise, including but not limited to when you give us feedback.
b. As you interact with any of our Blog, we may automatically collect Technical information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. We may also receive technical information about you if you visit other websites or when you visit our sites and applications or use our applications on third-party sites or platforms using one or more devices which employs our cookies whether or not you are logged in or registered. To disable cookies, please refer to our Cookies Policy here.
4. INFORMATION WE COLLECT.
Through the mediums stated in 3, either from those provided to us by you, through third parties or through passive and automated means, we collect the following information from you.
b. Compliance Information: Information provided needed for compliance purposes as required for our services as needed or required by law.
c. Information about your visits to and use of our Blog including the referral source, length of visit, page views, and Blog navigation paths.
d. Information that you post to our Blog with the intention of publishing it on the internet, which includes your comments on our blog posts or feedback.
e. Information contained in any communications that you send to us by email or through our Blog, including its communication content and metadata.
Please note that the information we collect from you are categorised as follows: (a) Internet and device information (browsing history; IP address, cookies, device details, browser information) (b) inference information about you; (c) legally-protected information (if you reveal gender or race in our comment sections by your own volution); (d) sensory information (if you send an email); (e) usage Information (such as information about how you use our Blog.
We do not collect any Sensitive Data about you. Sensitive data refers to data that includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data. We do not collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
5. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM YOU.
In line with regulatory provisions, applicable laws, your preferences as set on our Blog or third party platforms, we use information collected from you or related devices in the following manner or any other manner as stated on the relevant pages of our Blog:
a. Administering, improving and ensuring that we maximize the potentials of our Blog for your use.
b. Internal use by our staff and contractors to ensure the maximization of your use of our Blog.
c. Analyzing data usage trends and preferences in order to improve the accuracy, effectiveness, security, usability or popularity of our Services.
d. Technical activities, such as bug detection and error reporting, etc.
e. Security, Fraud, and Legal Compliance, including to detect, investigate and prevent activities that may violate our policies or be illegal.
f. If you are located in Europe or the UK, we process information as listed in this policy as necessary (i) to fulfil our obligations under our contract with you or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract, or (ii) for our legitimate interest, such as to maintain our relationship with you or to protect you when you use our Blog.
g. Your information for the purposes for which it was collected, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to obtain an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us. We will notify you if we need to use your information for unrelated purposes and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so. Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
6. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM YOU.
Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties. The way in which we may disclose information collected from you are:
a. Service providers who provide IT and system administration services
b. Government bodies that require us to report processing activities
c. Security services who protect our Blog against malicious activity
d. We require all third parties to whom we transfer your data to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only allow such third parties to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
7. SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.
a. Our blog is hosted on Wix.com. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to offer our services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
8. YOUR RIGHTS AND CONTROLS ON YOUR INFORMATION.
a. Under data protection laws you have rights in relation to your personal data that include the right to request access, correction, erasure, restriction, transfer, to object to processing, to portability of data and (where the lawful ground of processing is consent) to withdraw consent.
b. You can see more about these rights at: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights. If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please email us at email@example.com
In ensuring that we address your requests:
c. You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive, or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in such circumstances.
d. We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
e. We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex, requires additional efforts or you have made several requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our Blog. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you understand any changes to this policy. We may notify you of changes to this policy by email or through email or any other choice of communications as set by you.
10. CHILD PRIVACY.
Our Services are not designed for use by individuals under the age of 18 in the European Economic Area (EEA). For minors outside the EEA who are between the age of 13 and 18, the use of our Blog or any of our services must be through the use of an account owned and operated by a parent or legal guardian. The parent must also provide affirmative consent and supervise the use of their account. Users are solely responsible for any use of their account by a minor. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 18 has provided personal information to Launch in Translation through the Services, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will delete that information from our databases to the extent required by law.
11. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
a. We keep your personal data in an identifiable form for as long as we have a legitimate reason to use the data and as required by law. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
b. We also collect information for our legitimate interest, on the basis of consent, to improve the quality of service provided to you, to respond to your questions, for legal reasons, to make and receive payment for the security of our Blog, to enforce our Term and Conditions, to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation and to create anonymous data.
c. We will only keep and retain the collected information as needed and pertinent for the collected data and as permitted by law. As soon as we no longer need to keep the data, we will remove it from our Blog and systems. We will also take the needed steps to anonymize the collected information.
d. When we no longer need to use your information, we will remove it from our systems and records and/or take steps to anonymize it and take other steps to protect them. We regularly review our security procedures to consider appropriate protection methods. However, please be aware that despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.
12. THIRD PARTY LINKS
Our Blog may include links to third-party websites. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
13. CONTACTING US.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding Launch in Translation’s policy or our attitude to the protection of your information. You can reach us on email@example.com
a. We are Launch in Translation (Hereinafter referred to as “Launch in Translation” “We” “Our Blog” and “Us”).
2. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
a. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
b. The cookies collected by the use of our Blog are represented in the table below.
a. Analytical – We use analytical/ performance cookies to help us understand how users engage with our Blog. An example is counting the number of visitors and seeing how many visitors move around our Blog when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Blog works, for example, ensuring that users, such as yourself, find what you are looking for easily.
c. Performance – These cookies are necessary to enable the basic features of this site to function, some of these features include but are not limited to providing secure log-in or remembering your search history. These cookies are required for the operation of our Blog.
e. We do not respond to “Do Not Track” signals that can be activated on certain browsers.
We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our Blog. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you understand any changes to this policy. You should also check Wix’s Cookies Policy regularly for amendments and changes.
5. ENABLE AND DISABLE COOKIES.
a. You can always manage your cookies and tracking. You can do this through the settings in your browser. You can set your browser to inform you on accepting or rejecting cookies on a website you visit. If you use different devices in different locations to access our Blog, you should make sure that these devices are set to your preferences before accessing our Blog.
b. If you have previously consented to us storing cookies on your machine but then change your mind, you can delete the cookies from your browser. Most browsers also allow you to prevent all or some cookies being stored on your machine in the future. For adequate and accurate information on how to delete or disable cookies from your browser, please use the “help” function within your browser. If you only want to reject some or all of the third-party cookies, you will need to visit the relevant third party’s website directly to manage cookies stored on your machine by them.
c. Please be informed that disabling cookies may affect the functionality and accessibility of some pages on our Blog.
d. We can’t always control third party cookies stored on your machine from our Blog, setting your cookie preferences with us will not stop those third-party cookies from being stored on your machine. You must manage these cookies directly with the relevant third party. We suggest that you take a look at the privacy and data policies of these third parties to help you know how they use your data.
6. CONTACTING US.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding Our policy or our attitude to the protection of your information. You can reach us on firstname.lastname@example.org