Wordy is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
The term ‘Wordy’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ or ‘our’ refers to the English company Wordy Limited as the owner of the website ‘wordy.com’ whose registered office is Second Floor Cardiff House, Tilling Road, London NW2 1LJ, England. Wordy Limited is registered with the UK government register of UK companies under company number: 07443366.
Wordy may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 February 2012.
1. What we collect
When you order or register as a client with Wordy for the purpose of getting content edited by a copy-editor, the information we collect is:
- contact information (email address)
- company name (if applicable)
- VAT number (if applicable)
- credit/debit card information
- order information (text and documents uploaded for editing)
- brief to editor
- communication with the editor.
‘Brief to editor’ is visible to all editors. As a client, you should therefore exercise caution when entering this information. Clients’ content uploaded for editing is visible only to the copy-editor who accepts the job.
When you register as a copy-editor with Wordy, the information we collect is:
- contact information (email address, telephone number, Skype account)
- postal address (street, postcode, city, country)
- years of professional experience
- professional and educational background
- organisation memberships
- payPal ID.
We do not share any of your information with third parties except to the extent necessary to complete orders or as mandated by law.
2. Google user data
Wordy’s use of Google user data is limited to:
- user authentication through Firebase
- user authentication through Google Plus
- access to user’s Google Drive in order to share and submit Google Documents for editing
- user authorisation to edit Google Documents shared on Google Drive.
Wordy collects and stores:
- user’s email address
- user’s permission to access Google Drive
- user’s permission to edit Google Drive documents.
A cookie is a small file that, with your permission, is placed on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies help analyse web traffic or let you know when you visit a particular site. They allow web applications to respond to you as an individual, and their operations can then be tailored to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Wordy uses non-identifying and aggregate information to to improve its website’s design and as a source of information for advertisers.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better service. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
4. Your account
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online. You can maintain, update, modify or remove any personal information from your account after signing in.
5. Data protection
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.
To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, Wordy has put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, since the transmission of data or information over the internet or other publicly accessible networks is not secure, and is subject to possible loss, we do not accept any liability for any damage you may experience or costs you may incur as a result of transmissions to and from Wordy.
6. Governing law and venue