Privacy Policy
LINGEE values user privacy. When you use our services, we may collect and use your relevant information. We hope to explain to you through Privacy Policy how we collect, use, store, and share this information when using our services, as well as the ways we provide you with access, update, control, and protection of this information. Privacy Policy is closely related to the LINGEE services you use. We hope you can read it carefully and make the appropriate choices according to the guidelines of Privacy Policy when needed. We strive to express the relevant technical vocabulary involved in Privacy Policy in a concise and concise manner for your understanding.

By using or continuing to use our services, you agree to our collection, use, storage, and sharing of your relevant information in accordance with Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions about Privacy Policy or related matters, please contact us through Shanghai LINGEE Sensing Technology.
The information We May Collect
When we provide services, we may collect, store, and use the following information related to you. If you do not provide relevant information, you may not be able to register as our user or enjoy some of the services we provide, or you may not be able to achieve the desired results of the relevant services.
The information You Provided
The relevant personal information provided to us by you when registering an account or using our services, such as phone number, email, or bank card number;
The shared information you provide to other parties through our services, as well as the information stored when you use our services.
Your Information Shared by Others
Shared information about you provided by others when using our services.
The Information We Obtain about You
We may collect the following information when you use the service:

Log information refers to technical information that may be automatically collected by the system through cookies, web beans, or other means when you use our services, including device or software information, such as configuration information provided by your mobile device, web browser, or other programs used to access our services, your IP address, and the version and device identification code used by your mobile device;
The information you search or browse when using our services, such as the web search terms you use, the URL address of the social media page you visit, and other information and content details you browse or request when using our services; Information about the mobile applications (APPs) and other software you have used, as well as information about your past use of such mobile applications and software;
The information you communicate through our services, such as the account you have previously communicated with, as well as the communication time, data, and duration;
Location information refers to the information collected about your location when you enable the device positioning function and use our location-based services, including:
| When you use our services through mobile devices with positioning capabilities, your geographic location information is collected through GPS or WiFi or other means;
| Real time information provided by you or other users that includes your geographical location, such as account information provided by you that includes your region information, shared information uploaded by you or others that displays your current or previous geographical location, and geographic tag information contained in photos shared by you or others;
| You can stop collecting your geographic location information by turning off the positioning function.
How We may Use The Information
We may use the information collected during the process of providing services to you for the following purposes:
  • Providing services to you;
  • When we provide services, we use them for authentication, customer service, security prevention, fraud monitoring, archiving, and backup purposes to ensure the security of the products and services we provide to you;
  • To help us design new services and improve our existing services; To enable us to better understand how you access and use our services, in order to respond to your personalized needs, such as language settings, location settings, personalized help services and instructions, or to respond to you and other users in other aspects;
  • To provide you with advertisements that are more relevant to you to replace commonly placed advertisements; To evaluate the effectiveness of advertising and other promotional and promotional activities in our services, and to make improvements accordingly; Software certification or management software upgrade; To make you participate in a survey about our products and services.
  • In order to provide you with a better experience, improve our services, or for other purposes that you agree to, and in compliance with relevant laws and regulations, we may use the information collected through a certain service to gather information or personalize it for our other services. For example, the information collected when you use one of our services may be used in another service to provide you with specific content or to display information related to you that is not commonly pushed. If we provide corresponding options in the relevant services, you can also authorize us to use the information provided and stored by the service for our other services.
How You Access and Control Your Personal Information
We will do everything possible to take appropriate technical measures to ensure that you can access, update, and correct your registration information or other personal information provided when using our services. When accessing, updating, correcting, and deleting the aforementioned information, we may require you to perform identity verification to ensure account security.
Information We may Share
Except for the following circumstances, we and our affiliated companies will not share your personal information with any third party without your consent.
We and our affiliated companies may share your personal information with our affiliated companies, partners, and third-party service providers, contractors, and agents (such as communication service providers who send emails or push notifications on our behalf, map service providers who provide location data for us) (they may not be located in your jurisdiction) for the following purposes:
  •  To provide you with our services;
  • To achieve the purpose described in the section on "How we may use information";
  • Fulfill our obligations and exercise our rights under this Privacy Policy;
  • To understand, maintain, and improve our services.
  • If we or our affiliated companies share your personal information with any of the aforementioned third parties, we will strive to ensure that such third parties comply with this Privacy Policy and other appropriate confidentiality and security measures we require them to comply with when using your personal information.
  • With the continuous development of our business, we and our affiliated companies may engage in mergers, acquisitions, asset transfers, or similar transactions, and your personal information may be transferred as part of such transactions. We will notify you before the transfer.
  • We or our affiliated companies may also retain, preserve, or disclose your personal information for the following purposes:
  • To comply with applicable laws and regulations;
  • To comply with court orders or other legal procedures;
  • To comply with the requirements of relevant government agencies.
  • The use is reasonably necessary to comply with applicable laws and regulations, maintain social and public interests, or protect the personal and property safety or legitimate rights and interests of our customers, us or our group companies, other users or employees.
Information Security
We will only retain your personal information for the period necessary for the purposes stated in this Privacy Policy and for the period required by laws and regulations.
We use various security technologies and procedures to prevent information loss, improper use, unauthorized reading or disclosure. For example, in certain services, we will use encryption technology (such as SSL) to protect the personal information you provide. But please understand that due to technological limitations and various malicious means that may exist, even if every effort is made to strengthen security measures in the internet industry, it is impossible to always ensure 100% security of information. You need to understand that the system and communication network you use to access our services may encounter problems due to factors beyond our control.
The Information You Shared
Our multiple services allow you to publicly share your relevant information not only with your own social network, but also with all users who use the service. For example, the information you upload or publish in our service (including personal information you disclose, lists you establish), your responses to information uploaded or published by others, as well as location data and log information related to this information. Other users who use our services may also share information related to you, including location data and log information. Especially, our social media services are designed specifically to enable you to share information with users around the world, allowing you to transmit shared information in real-time and widely. As long as you do not delete the shared information, the relevant information will remain in the public domain; Even if you delete shared information, the information may still be independently cached, copied, or stored by other users or unrelated third parties beyond our control, or saved in the public domain by other users or such third parties.
Therefore, please carefully consider the information content uploaded, published, and communicated through our services. In some cases, you can control the range of users who have the right to browse your shared information through the privacy settings of certain of our services. If you request to remove your relevant information from our service, please do so through the methods provided in these special service terms.
The Sensitive Personal Information You Share
Some personal information may be considered sensitive due to its uniqueness, such as your race, religion, personal health, and medical information. Compared to other personal information, sensitive personal information is more strictly protected.
Please note that the content and information you provide, upload, or publish while using our services, such as photos of your social activities, may disclose sensitive personal information. You need to carefully consider whether to disclose sensitive personal information when using our services.
You agree to process your sensitive personal information in accordance with the purposes and methods described in Privacy Policy.
How We may Collect Information
We or our third-party partners may collect and use your information through cookies and web beans, and store such information as log information.
We use our own cookies and web beans to provide you with a more personalized user experience and services, and for the following purposes:
Remember your identity. For example, cookies and web beacons help us identify you as our registered user, or save information you provide us about your preferences or other information;
Analyze your use of our services. For example, we can use cookies and web beacons to understand what activities you use our services for, or which web pages or services are most popular with you;
Advertising optimization. Cookies and web beacons help us provide you with advertisements related to you based on your information, rather than conducting general advertising campaigns.
While using cookies and web beans for the above purposes, we may provide non personally identifiable information collected through cookies and web beans to advertisers or other partners after statistical processing, for analyzing how users use our services and for advertising services.
Our products and services may have cookies and web beans placed by advertisers or other partners. These cookies and web beacons may collect non personally identifiable information related to you for analyzing how users use these services, sending you advertisements that may interest you, or evaluating the effectiveness of advertising services. These third-party cookies and web beacons collect and use this information without being bound by this Privacy Policy, but rather by the privacy policies of the relevant users. We are not responsible for third-party cookies or web beacons.
You can deny or manage cookies or web beans through browser settings. But please note that if you disable cookies or web beans, you may not enjoy the best service experience, and some services may not be able to be used properly. At the same time, you will also receive the same number of advertisements, but their relevance to you will decrease.
The Emails and Information We may Send to You
| Email and information push
When you use our services, we may use your information to send emails, news, or push notifications to your device. If you do not wish to receive these messages, you can follow our relevant prompts and choose to unsubscribe on your device.
| Service related announcements
We may issue service related announcements to you when necessary, such as when a service is suspended due to system maintenance. You may not be able to cancel these announcements related to services that are not promotional in nature.
Scope of Application of Privacy Policy
Except for certain specific services, all of our services are subject to Privacy Policy. These specific services will be subject to specific privacy policies. Specific privacy policies for certain specific services will provide more specific instructions on how we use your information in these services. The privacy policy for this specific service forms a part of Privacy Policy. If there is any inconsistency between the privacy policy of a specific service and Privacy Policy, the privacy policy of that specific service shall apply.
Please note that Privacy Policy does not apply to the following situations:
| Information collected from third-party services accessed through our services (including any third-party websites);
| Information collected through other companies or institutions that provide advertising services in our services.
We may revise the terms of Privacy Policy from time to time, as such revisions form part of Privacy Policy. If such revisions result in a substantial reduction in your rights under Privacy Policy, we will notify you by prominently displaying on the homepage, sending you an email, or otherwise before the revisions take effect. In this case, if you continue to use our services, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.