data privacy

arabdict Privacy Policy

The protection of your privacy and your personal data is important to us. We therefore use your personal data exclusively within the framework of the legal regulations of the General Data Protection Regulation. This Privacy Policy informs you about the personal information we collect when you use arabdict.

Contact/Data Controller

The data controller responsible for data processing within the framework of the General Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws in force in the Member States of the European Union, and other provisions of a data protection nature is:
Youssef Fouad
Osterdiek. 38
26125 Oldenburg
Should you have any questions or suggestions concerning data protection, please feel free to get in touch with us via this contact form or send us an email .

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Cookies and Usage Data

Usage Data

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or when you access the Service by or through a mobile device ("Usage Data").

This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When you access the Service with a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service. You can learn more how to manage cookies in the Browser Cookies Guide.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

arabdict - User account

On the arabdict website, you have the option of voluntarily creating an account to receive a certain quota of ad-free search results, suggest vocabulary, track your suggestions for new words and changes, and to be able to participate in discussions about vocabulary. To do this, you must enter a login name, your full name and e-mail address, and choose a password. Your real name is not visible to other users. Of course, you alone decide which data you would like to communicate to us. We feel obliged to do this according to the principle of data economy.

Use of Data

arabdict dictionaries uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • To monitor the usage of the Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Advertising

We also use cookies from partners we cooperate with. We may place or read a unique cookie on your browser for the customer targeted by the ad. When the ad is placed, information about your visit to this website, e.g. how often you have viewed an ad, is collected and passed on to the advertiser. Furthermore, your surfing behavior can be analyzed in order to present you specific product recommendations in the form of advertising. However, no further data which we know from your arabdict account, such as your name or e-mail address, will be used or passed on.

Our Advertising Partners

We use the following Advertising SDKs in our Android apps:

- Google Admob – AdMob & AdSense policies

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Germany and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Germany and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

arabdict dictionaries will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data

Legal Requirements

arabdict dictionaries may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of arabdict dictionaries
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Applications permissions and how we use them

We use the following permissions in our Android apps:

WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE – to save our database to your device’s external memory
CHECK_LICENSE – to check if our paid apps have the license and you are allowed to use them
INTERNET – to download database, communicate with this web-site, get the advertising banners
ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE – to check if the Internet is connected
ACCESS_WIFI_STATE – to check if you are connected to the Internet through wi-fi or cell network
READ_PHONE_STATE – this permission required by some Ads SDKs that we use, below we will describe each of them device from sleeping while downloading database

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Google Analytics (with anonymization function)

Based on our legitimate interests, we use Google Analytics (with anonymization function), a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google") to evaluate the accesses to our site and to conduct business planning. Google Analytics uses cookies which permit an analysis of your use of the website. The information about your website use generated by the cookie (including your truncated IP address) is transmitted to a server controlled by Google in the USA and is stored there. Google uses this information to analyze your use of the website, to generate reports about website activities for website operators, and to provide further services related to website and internet use. Google may also share such information with third parties to the extent it is legally required to do so and/or to the extent third parties process data on behalf of Google. Your rights You can find detailed information about how Google uses your data in Google's privacy policy. Google is subject to the Privacy Shield Agreement.

We use Google Analytics with the anonymization function. By means of this addition, Google shortens and anonymizes the IP address of the Internet connection of the person concerned, if our Internet pages are accessed from a member state of the European Union or from another state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

You may deactivate Google Analytics with the help of a browser add-on if you do not want this website analysis. This add-on can be downloaded here. You can also activate the "I refuse the storage of my user profile" option above, which will deactivate the Google Analytics service on our website in your browser.

User-based event data at Google Analytics is deleted after 38 months.

Google reCAPTCHA

In order to ensure sufficient data security during the transmission of forms, we use Google Inc.'s reCAPTCHA service in certain cases to differentiate between input by a natural person and misuse by mechanical and automated processing. The service includes sending the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google. The different data protection regulations of Google Inc. apply here. Further information on the data protection guidelines of Google Inc. can be found at http://www.google.de/intl/de/privacy or https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Your rights

You have the following rights under European Union law. If you wish to exercise any of the rights below, simply write to us at the above address.

Right to confirmation and right to information - we will be happy to confirm whether we process your personal data, what data it is and for what purpose it is processed.

Right to rectification - if the data we store is incorrect, we will of course be happy to correct it.

Right of erasure - if you want your personal data to be deleted, we will, as far as legally possible, comply with your request. If data must be kept for legal reasons, it will be blocked. The data is then no longer available for further use.

Right to restriction of processing - should you wish to restrict use, we will, as far as legally possible, comply with your request.

Right to object - if you wish to object to any consents already given, we will pursue your request accordingly.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint to a supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13 ("Children").

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

  • By visiting this page on our website: https://www.arabdict.com/