Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last updated on May 24, 2018.

This Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how English Reader ETC Online collects, transmits, and stores information about our Users. The term “you” or “You” or “User” or “Users” shall refer to Students or any person or entity who views, uses, accesses or browses the English Reader ETC Online website. This Privacy Policy is not a contract and does not create any legal rights. Providing any information, personal or otherwise is voluntary and your use of this website after the effective date of this document constitutes your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, do not use this website.

Who we are

Our website address is

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Information you provide to us

This Privacy Policy applies only to information I collect via the website (“Site”), third party form services, email, telephone, electronic devices and other interactive services. In order to help you get the most out of my website, I collect User submitted personally identifiable information (“PII”) when you sign up for my mailing list or use any other services that I may add in the future. For example, we may collect information you provide when you create an account (student accounts will be available in the future. Such information may include your name, address, password, zip code, email address, and phone number for communication purposes. Information may be submitted to the Site or via telephone or email when communicating with English Reader ETC. For students and parents, we may collect information related to your documentation of and payment for tutoring sessions; tutoring questions related to homework or your studies; teacher feedback of a student (once the parent provides consent for submission); and content you upload for the purposes of transmitting it to another user or for public display on the Site or for use with a service related to the Site.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Use of Personally Identifiable Information

English Reader ETC may use PII or other personal information you specifically give to us: a) to provide services to you through the website, b) to process transactions and billing, c) for identification and authentication purposes, d) to communicate with you concerning the website, transactions, security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of the website, e) to improve your response to and interaction with the website, f) to do something you have asked me to do, or tell you of services that I think may be of interest to you; g) in the case of teacher feedback of a student, I will transmit it as you ask me to. Third parties, including Facebook, may use cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect or receive information from our Site, apps and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. If you wish to opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting you can do so using the following links: and


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Your choices

English Reader ETC may send you email communications periodically detailing new features or promotions on the Site. You may unsubscribe from these messages by using the link at the bottom of the email. We may also send you email messages about the status of your account or any notices as required by law. You may not opt-out of receiving these administrative emails so long as you continue to use this voluntary website. If you wish to terminate your account (if one has been made), please contact us.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

Privacy policy changes

English Reader ETC reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy, from time to time, due to modifications to the Site’s features and functionality. We will post any changes here and indicate the new effective date of the Privacy Policy at the top of the document. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy for any updates while you are an active User of the Site.

Contact information

Questions regarding this Privacy Policy should be directed to or to the following mailing address:

English Reader ETC
John L. Brewer
Hermann-Löns-weg 16
73568 Durlangen