Privacy Policy

BBC WORD is committed to protecting your personal information when you are using any of the websites or applications from BBC WORD This Privacy Policy relates to use of any personal information that it collects from visitors/readers via following, among other, services:

  • any BBC WORD website that links to this privacy policy;
  • social media or official BBC WORD content on other websites;
  • mobile and web applications (“Apps”)

In all the above services, the “Privacy Policy” shall apply only when the application, website or contents therein are truly & genuinely generated by BBC WORD Provided that, no application, website or contents therein are generated or presented at any false or fake website, page or group in the name( or with false logo) of BBC WORD, won’t get this protection.

BBC WORD collects or receives information about its users for many purposes; for instance, to provide services designed to serve the user, to monitor and improve the services offerings, for marketing or targeting advertisement etc. Such information may include your name, address, phone number, email address, age, social network account etc. (“the Information”).

There may be other privacy policies that apply to certain services provided by BBC WORD Visitors are requested to read these while registering or subscribing to these services on these sites. BBC WORD respects the privacy of its visitors/readers and makes use of its best effort to ensure that the information collected is used for the limited purpose for which it was received.

Special Precaution

There lies, in the name of BBC WORD/বিবিসি ওয়ার্ড’, multiple fake websites and facebook pages and unauthorized/ unwanted facebook groups in online. BBC WORD shall hold no responsibility for any content generated, published or shared in those fake websites, unauthorized pages & groups in social media.

How BBC WORD collects the information

BBC WORD collects the information on a user upon the user’s access to BBC WORD website – (i) by registering to the site or Apps, (ii) subscribing to the newsletter, (iii) responding to a survey or participating in a competition, (iv) logging-in to a site or page, etc.

Disclosure of Information Collected

BBC WORD does not sell, trade or otherwise provide personally identifiable information to any other parties except for those that assist BBC WORD in operating its website, conducting the business and serving the users. It may share visitor’s/reader’s personal information internally to understand the user base, promote the number of users and increase user engagement.

In the event that BBC WORD desires to use personal information in a different way than that described above it shall seek consent of the individual. BBC WORD may release personally identifiable information if it is required to comply with the laws of Bangladesh.

Notwithstanding anything contained in this Privacy Policy, BBC WORD may disclose or share information collected including personal information to service providers, affiliate companies, consultants or advisors or Partners that it has engaged to perform business related functions on its behalf. BBC WORD may also share the information in response to legal process, or protect its interest in any forum. The information may be used for investigating or preventing potentially illegal activities, or situations involving potential threats to any person, us, or the services, or violations of our policies, the law or our “Terms of Use” as well as to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Services. The information may as well be shared to offer market products or services to the visitors/readers. However, in all these events or any other event when a personal information is shared or disclosed, BBC WORD shall use its best endeavors to control the share or disclosure and shall only share to such extent as it is required to meet the purpose.

Data Retention

We shall hold visitors/readers personal information if your account exists with BBC WORD Notwithstanding, BBC WORD may retain data for a further period as per its own internal data retention policy. Visitor’s/reader’s personal information shall be deleted upon expiry of your BBC WORD account. Please note that there may be events when the erasing/deleting of information may take more time than usual, and BBC WORD shall not hold any responsibility in such events.

Advertisement

The advertisements included in BBC WORD website and Apps, are by third-party companies & ad networks through independent ad tags, which may collect information about users for which BBC WORD shall bear no responsibility that may arise as a result of collecting and/or sharing the information with any other party.

BBC WORD shall not accept any liability that may arise as a result of any content of any advertisement that may appear on BBC WORD website.

Third Party Advertisements and links

At the discretion of BBC WORD, the website or application may display or allow advertisements of third party services or products. These third-party sites may have separate and independent privacy policies. BBC WORD accepts no responsibility or liability for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein..

BBC WORD does not hold any responsibility for information leakage due to the visitor/reader accessing a separate link, application or website, whether through a link in the website or contents of BBC WORD

Use of Cookies

BBC WORD does not collect any user data based on cookies, nor does it store any sort of user information that may be personal to the user.

If a third party associated with BBC WORD website collects user cookies upon your visit to BBC WORD website, BBC WORD does not control the use of these cookies therefore you should check the relevant third-party website.

Demographic and purchase information:

We may reference other sources of demographic and other information to provide you with more targeted communications and promotions. We use Google Analytics, among others, to track the user behavior on our website. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings options provided by Google.

Communication by BBC WORD

From time to time, BBC WORD may contact its users via e-mail, phone or SMS for invitation for participation in campaigns/competitions organized by BBC WORD, feedback, survey etc, based on the information it has received from the users.

Accessing the website from outside Bangladesh

All personal information submitted by users outside Bangladesh will be processed in accordance with these Terms of use and “Privacy Policy”.

Governing Law

The laws that govern “Privacy Policy” of BBC WORD and its relationship with the user is the laws of Bangladesh and any dispute regarding the use, retention, disclosure, leakage or dissemination of the information or date can only be raised before the courts of Bangladesh which shall have exclusive jurisdiction on this matter. The entire “Privacy Policy” shall apply to all who enter the website, receive service or use an application from BBC WORD regardless of their nationality, location, residence or place of business.

Modification of Privacy Policy

BBC WORD reserves the right to amend, modify, alter, or omit any terms in the “Privacy Policy” at any time but the changed policy shall be immediately uploaded or updated in the website. By continuing to use our services after any changes are made, you accept those changes and will be bound by them. We encourage you to periodically check back and review this policy so that visitors/readers will always know what information we collect, how we use it, and with whom we share it.

Opt-out

If, at any time, the users prefer not to receive email containing marketing information from us, then the user can simply follow the unsubscribe options at the bottom of each email.

If the users no longer wish to have a registered account, the user may terminate the account by sending an email to [email protected]