These Terms may be revised or updated from time to time. Accordingly, you should check the Terms regularly for updates. You can determine when the Terms were last revised by referring to the “Last Revised” legend at the top of this page. Each time you access, use or browse the Site, you signify your acceptance of the then-current Terms. Any material changes in these Terms take effect upon posting and apply only to your use of the Site and information collected from you on and after Last Revised date, unless we have other communications with you.
Foreigncy may make changes to the Site, content, products, services or features of the Site at any time. You understand and agree that Foreigncy may discontinue or restrict your use of the Site at any time for any reason or no reason with or without notice.
- Permitted Users of the Site
In consideration of your use of the Site, you represent that you are of an age to form a legally binding contract (except as provided in the following paragraph) and you are not prohibited from receiving services under the laws of the United States or any other applicable jurisdiction. Use of the Site, Services or Content is void where prohibited by applicable law, and the right to access the Site, Content or Services is revoked in such jurisdictions.
The Site is directed to persons 13 years of age or older. Foreigncy and the Site do not knowingly collect information from children under age 13. If you are under age 13, you are not permitted to use the Site or to submit any personally identifiable information to Foreigncy on the Site or offline. If you provide information to Foreigncy through the Site, you represent that you are 13 years of age or older. If you are between 13 and 17 years of age, when you visit, browse, use, or submit personal information to the Site, you represent that you have the permission of a parent or guardian to do so and who agrees to these Terms on your behalf. If you are a parent or guardian and believe Foreigncy may have inadvertently collected personal information from your child, please notify Foreigncy immediately by sending an email to: [email protected] detailing the basis of your belief and your request.
- Site Content and Services
On, through or in connection with the Site, we may offer language sets, quizzes, vocabulary flashcards, and similar services designed to help users enhance their foreign language proficiencies (the “Services”). We also provide content available through the Site, including without limitation text, graphics, audio, animation, videos, logos, icons, images, media, data, charts, maps, software and other information and materials (the “Content”). Some of the Services and Content are accessible without registering with us, but other Services and Content may require registration and the payment of fees by users. The Content and Services are the sole and exclusive property of Foreigncy, its licensors, or other content providers.
The Content and Services are made available for your personal, noncommercial use. You agree to abide by any posted limitations relating to use, reproduction or dissemination of any Services or Content. Any uses of the Site, Services, or Content in any way not expressly permitted by these Terms is prohibited, and may be actionable under United States or international law.
- Error, Inaccuracies, and Omissions
Occasionally there may be information on our Site, in our Content or Services that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, availability, and other content provided on behalf of Foreigncy or its partners and affiliates. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update information if any information is inaccurate at any time without prior notice and without liability to Foreigncy.
- Modifications, Suspension and Termination
Foreigncy reserves the right at any time to modify, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site, Services, Content or Activities, or any portion or portions thereof, with or without notice. You agree that Foreigncy will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site, Services, Content or Activities for more than the pro rata amount remaining for your Subscription.
Foreigncy reserves the right, at its sole discretion, immediately and without notice, to suspend, discontinue, or terminate your access to the Site, Services, Content, Activities or any part thereof for any reason or no reason at all, including without limitation any breach by you of these Terms. You agree that Foreigncy shall not be liable to you or any third party for any such suspension, discontinuance or termination for more than the pro rata amount remaining for your Subscription.
- Registration and Your Personal Information
Some areas of or benefits provided by the Site may require you to register an account with us and provide us with certain information including but not limited to your name, valid email address, mailing address, and profile information. Your registration is subject to our review and approval and we reserve the right not to approve, or withdraw our approval of, once given, your registration for any reason or no reason at any time and from time to time. In registering or using the Site, you agree to provide, maintain, and update information that is true, accurate, current, and complete about yourself when registering and on an ongoing basis. You acknowledge that, if any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, or if we suspect that any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, we reserve the right to terminate your use of the Sites or your account with or without reasons or notice to you.
When you register to open an account on a Site, you will be required to provide a legal name, valid email address and select a password to be used in conjunction with your account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and are fully responsible for all uses of your password and your account, whether by you or others. You agree to (a) log out of your account at the end of each session, (b) keep your password confidential and not share it with anyone else, and (c) immediately notify Foreigncy of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. Foreigncy is authorized to act on instructions received through use of your password, and is not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section. You may not:
Register or log in to the Site using an invitation code, Member ID or e-mail address of another person with the intent to impersonate that person;
Register or log in to the Site using a member ID or an e-mail address subject to any rights of a person other than you without appropriate authorization; or
Have more than one user account
- Data Collection and GDPR Compliance
By signing up for a Foreigncy account, you consent to us gathering certain personal identifiable information in order to process your order. This may include information such as your full name and email address. For the purposes of placing your order, we use a secure third-party payment provider who will securely handle transaction information (our website uses PayPal and Stripe, two of the world’s most secure and reliable payment systems).
You may request for us to delete your information at any time, by contacting us. We will carry out this request within 30 business days.
- Subscriptions, Free Trials & Payments
i. The Site may offer certain Services and/or Content from Foreigncy, third parties, or both for corresponding fees and require you to purchase a subscription for a period of time as specified during sign-up thereto (collectively a “Subscription”). Your Subscription, which may start with a Free Trial (as defined below), a price promotion, or both, will automatically continue on a Subscription-to-Subscription basis unless you cancel your Subscription or we terminate it.
(b) Free Trials
i. Your Subscription may start with a Free Trial. The free trial period of your Subscription lasts for thirty (30) days, or as otherwise specified during sign-up (“Free Trial”). Free trials may not be combined with any other offers unless Foreigncy indicates otherwise at sign-up. You understand that you are restricted to a one-time use of a Free Trial. Any subsequent use of a Free Trial may result in the immediate termination of any associated Subscription without notice. If you improperly obtain a Free Trial, we reserve the right in our sole discretion to charge any Payment Method (as defined below) you may have provided us for the Subscription that was obtained improperly. Foreigncy reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to determine your Free Trial eligibility.
ii. At the end of your Free Trial, we will begin billing your Payment Method for Subscription fees according to the billing method selected at sign up. If you cancel prior to the end of the Free Trial period, your Payment Method will not be charged and you will no longer have access to the Subscription. You will not receive a notice from us that your Free Trial period has ended or that the paying portion of your Subscription has begun.
iii. You may cancel your Free Trial at any time during the Free Trial period without charge. To cancel your Free Trial you can send an email request, along with your reason for cancellation, to [email protected] Foreigncy will make reasonable efforts to process cancellation requests within two business days from its receipt of the cancellation request.
ii. Billing Cycle. As indicated during sign-up, the fee for certain Subscriptions must be paid in a single up front payment while other Subscriptions may allow payment on an installment basis. If the Subscription fee is paid in a single up front payment, the total Subscription fee is due and payable to Foreigncy immediately upon sale and your Payment Method will be automatically billed at that time. If the Subscription fee is paid on an installment basis, your Payment Method will automatically be billed at the beginning of each installment period as specified during sign-up.
iii. Automatic Renewal. In order to provide continuous service, Foreigncy automatically renews all Subscriptions on the date the Subscription expires.
Such renewals will be for the same duration of the original subscription term and will be billed at the non-discounted rate for the Subscription as of the date of your enrollment and according to your original billing cycle method (i.e. either as a single up front payment or an installment basis. By enrolling in a Subscription, you agree that your Subscription will be subject to the above described automatic renewals. You also agree that the amount billed may be different if your original Subscription was purchased using a promotional offer and you authorize us to charge your Payment Method for such varying amounts and any other charges that you may incur in connection with your use of the Subscription. Your Subscription will remain in effect and continue to renew automatically until it is cancelled.
IF YOU WISH TO CANCEL YOUR AUTOMATIC SUBSCRIPTION RENEWAL, YOU MAY DO SO BY sending an email request, along with your reason for cancellation, to [email protected] Foreigncy will make reasonable efforts to process cancellation requests within two business days from the receipt of the cancellation request.
- Refund Policy & Cancellation
Subscriptions are eligible for a full refund if the refund request is received by Foreigncy within (i) 30 days of your initial payment or (ii) 30 days of your first automatic renewal payment. All refund requests should be sent to [email protected] and be accompanied by a reason for the refund request.
After we have received and processed your refund request, a refund in the amount of your initial payment or first renewal payment will be made to the payment method used for to purchase the Subscription, except for those payments made with bank or wire transfers, in which cases the refund shall be made manually by a personal check. There will be no refunds for Subscriptions regardless of user satisfaction if (i) a refund request is received over 30 days from your initial payment, or (ii) a refund request is received over 30 days from your first automatic renewal term.
You may cancel your Subscription at any time by sending an email request, along with your reason for cancellation, to [email protected]
Foreigncy will make reasonable efforts to process cancellation requests within two business days from the receipt of the cancellation request. Except as otherwise provided in these Terms, you will not receive any refund for your Subscription and certain termination fees may apply.
(c) Early Termination
Any cancellation requests received over 30 days from your initial payment or your first automatic renewal term and before the end of your Subscription will be considered an Early Termination. If you elect an Early Termination for a Subscription that is paid on an installment plan, you will be charged for (i) all payments due prior to cancellation and (ii) an eighty (80) USD early termination fee. Any installment payments due after cancellation will not be charged to you. If you purchase a Subscription that is paid in full there will be no refund or credit for the unused Subscription period, however you will not be charged an early termination fee.
- Permitted Uses
You may use the Site, Content and Services for lawful, non-commercial purposes only. You may not use the Site, Content or Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair our servers or networks, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site, Content, or Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site or any of the Content or Services, user accounts or computer or mobile systems or networks, through hacking, password mining or by any other means. Without limiting anything else contained herein, you agree that you shall not (and you agree not to allow any third party to):
- Copy, modify, adapt, translate, or reverse engineer any portion of the Site, its content or materials or otherwise tamper with the Services;
- Remove notices of or citations to any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights contained in or on the Site or in any content or other material available on or through the Site or the Services;
- Use any robot, spider, website search/retrieval application, or other automated device, process or means to access, retrieve or index any portion of the Site or the Services;
- Reformat or frame any portion of the web pages that are part of the Site or the Services;
- Create user accounts by automated means or under false or fraudulent pretenses; or
- Collect or store personal data about other users in connection with the prohibited activities described in this paragraph.
- Postings and Comments
The Site may contain areas for you to post messages, feedback, listings, comments, photos, sounds, images, text, files, video, post reviews, share your story, and submit comments and other content, and message or communication facilities to enable you to communicate with other users, suppliers of Services or Content, the Site, and Foreigncy (collectively, “Submissions”). You acknowledge that your submissions may become available to others on the website and elsewhere. You agree to post only submissions or materials that are appropriate for general audiences and are not confidential or private. You agree that you are entirely responsible and liable for any Submissions you post, if you create an account, you are responsible for all content posted or transmitted through or by use of your account, you are the sole and exclusive owner of any submissions or materials you post and that by posting such submissions or materials, you are representing and warranting to Foreigncy and its affiliates, suppliers, vendors, merchants, licensors, and other partners, that you either own or control the said submissions or materials and that no other party has any claim of ownership to any part of the said submissions or materials.
In addition to your obligations stated elsewhere in these terms, you also agree that the following actions are prohibited and a material breach of these terms. By way of example and not limitation, you agree that you will not:
- aggregate, copy, duplicate, publish, or make available any content to third parties outside the website in any manner;
- defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the privacy or publicity rights of others, or impersonate anyone else or misrepresent your identity or affiliation;
- publish, post, upload, distribute, or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, pornographic, offensive, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful topic, name, material, content, or information;
- upload or download files that contain any content protected by intellectual property laws or other laws, unless you own or control the rights or interests or have received all necessary consents or permissions;
- upload or transmit files that contain viruses, mal-ware, disabling code, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer;
- use the website to make available unsolicited advertising or promotional materials, spam, pyramid schemes, chain letters, or similar forms of unauthorized advertising or solicitation, or hack or violate any security measures;
- falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other notices, or proprietary designations or labels of origin or source; or
- engage in any other action that, in our judgment, exposes us or any third party to potential liability or detriment of any type.
If you post content or submit material, you grant Foreigncy and our affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, sell, assign, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display any such content in any form throughout the world in any media whether now known or hereafter developed, alone or as part of other works. You further grant Foreigncy and its affiliates the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content in our sole discretion. Foreigncy will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities between Submission and Content and Services that may appear in our Site or our operations. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all rights to the content that you post, that the content is accurate, and that use of the content does not violate these terms and will not cause injury to any person or entity. You waive the opportunity to inspect or approve such use, and any obligation to identify you in connection with a submission.
Foreigncy may, but is under no obligation to, monitor and edit or remove any activity or content at its sole discretion. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any content posted by you or any third party. Foreigncy does not necessarily endorse any opinion or statement contained in any submission.
- “Like” Foreigncy on Facebook
We invite you to “like” Foreigncy on Facebook. On our page, you can learn about upcoming events, see photos, and have discussions with others who like Foreigncy. When you visit our Facebook page, please keep the following guidelines in mind:
We encourage you to participate in existing discussions and to start new discussions with other Foreigncy fans. Please be polite, even if you disagree with things that have been posted. Personal attacks, offensive remarks, and foul language are not appropriate.
We encourage you to contribute relevant comments to the discussion. Postings that are off-topic or consist of spam or promotional postings may be removed.
All postings on the Foreigncy wall and in the Discussions area should be made by actual identifiable people. Postings from obviously fake or anonymous profiles may be deleted.
Foreigncy is not liable for anything posted on the Foreigncy Facebook page by a third party. When you access our Facebook page, you do so at your own risk.
Foreigncy reserves the right to remove any user-generated content from its Facebook page for any reason.
- Follow Foreigncy on Twitter
We invite you to follow Foreigncy on Twitter and have a dialogue with us. We welcome your thoughts and replies on anything related to Foreigncy, and will do our best to reply to any general comments or questions. Many of the people associated with Foreigncy may use Twitter and other social networks. Unless a particular Twitter account is identified on this page: @ForeigncyInfo, @ForeigncyArabic, @ForeigncyPersia, @ForeigncyHebrew, @ForeigncyUrdu, @ForeigncyRussia, @ForeigncyChina it is not an official Foreigncy Twitter profile. We encourage you to begin or contribute to conversations using replies. However, we will not reply to any replies that are off-topic, contain personal attacks, or foul language. When you access any official Foreigncy Twitter profile page, you do so at your own risk. We do not guarantee the accuracy of anything posted by any Foreigncy Twitter account. Nothing in any Twitter communication initiated by a Foreigncy Twitter account constitutes a binding representation, agreement, or endorsement on the part of Foreigncy.
- Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that, as between Foreigncy and you, all right, title, and interest in and to the Site, Services, and the Content, including without limitation any patents, copyrights, trademarks, brands, trade secrets, inventions, know-how, and all other intellectual property rights, are owned exclusively by Foreigncy or its affiliates, suppliers, vendors, merchants, licensors, or Activities partners or sponsors, and are protected by United States intellectual property and other applicable laws. You do not have and cannot claim any intellectual property rights or ownership, in whole or in part, to any of the Site, Content, or Services, whether modified or unmodified.
The Site and all Services and Content, including any and all copyrights therein, is the property of Foreigncy or its affiliates, suppliers, vendors, merchants, licensors, or other partners and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. You agree not to copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, republish, sell, resell, or exploit, or create derivative works from, for any purpose, any portion of the Site, Services or the Content other than as expressly authorized by Foreigncy in writing.
The trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names, and trade dress (collectively, “Marks”) used on the Site are proprietary to Foreigncy or its affiliates, suppliers, vendors, merchants, licensors, or other partners. Third party trademarks referenced in the Site do not constitute or imply affiliation with, endorsement of, or recommendation of Foreigncy by the respective trademark owners, or by Foreigncy of the respective trademark owners. Without limitation, the Marks include FOREIGNCY trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and owned by Foreigncy.
One or more patents may apply to the Site, Services, Content and to the products, features, and services accessible via the Site (collectively, “Patents”). Such Patents are the property of Foreigncy or its affiliates, suppliers, vendors, merchants, licensors, or other partners.
- Notice and Procedures for Making Claims of Copyright or Intellectual Property Infringement
Foreigncy in its sole discretion may disable and/or terminate use by users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide to Foreigncy a notice containing the following information:
– an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
– a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
– a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the website (providing URL(s) in the body of an email is the best way to help us locate content quickly);
your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
– a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
– a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or other intellectual property right owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property right owner’s behalf.
For notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property right infringement, Foreigncy can be reached by sending a claim to:
Attn: Copyright Agent
- Links to Other Websites
The Site may contain advertisements, postings and links to websites operated by other parties. The Site provides these advertisements, postings and links as a convenience, and your use of other websites is at your own risk. The advertisements, postings and linked sites are not under the control of Foreigncy, which is not responsible for their content or privacy practices. Such advertisements, postings, links, or references to other parties’ products or services do not imply Foreigncy’s endorsement of information, material, products or services of any other party or any other website, or by any other party of Foreigncy. Foreigncy disclaims all liability with regard to your access to and use of such information, material, products or services or transactions with such linked websites or other parties. You acknowledge and agree that Foreigncy is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage, loss or other claim caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with, access to, use of or reliance on any content available on or through any other site or resource.
Foreigncy does not host any of the Video shown on its website. The site doesn’t host any of the content within its own server and it links to the contents uploaded by the popular Online Video hosting sites like Youtube.com, and other popular video hosts. This website links to these websites either directly or by an embed code. We cannot be held liable for content uploaded by members of 3rd parties’ websites.
Foreigncy is not responsible for what other people upload to 3rd party sites. We urge all copyright owners, to recognize that the links contained within this site are located somewhere else on the web. If you have any legal issues please contact appropriate media file owners / hosters. All trademarks, trade names, service marks, images, copyrighted work, logos etc referenced herein belong to their respective owners/companies.
If a video is violating copyright and you want us to remove that videos/content or have any questions,
- User Representations and Warranty
You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Site will be in strict accordance with the Term of Use and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Site will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.
- User Indemnity of Foreigncy
you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless foreigncy and its officers, directors, employees, agents, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, licensors, licensees, service providers, suppliers, vendors, activities partners or sponsors, merchants, advertisers, and others acting in concert with them, from and against any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by you or on your behalf or by any third party due to or arising out of (a) your use of or reliance on the site, services, or any content, products, brands, or activity, your dealings in connection with the sites or foreigncy, or your submission(s) or any materials you submit or transmit to the sites or foreigncy; (b) your violation of these terms, any applicable laws, or the rights of foreigncy or any third party; (c) any activity related to your account or password, if any; or (d) your use of or reliance on any user submissions.
- Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
we provide the site, content and services “as is,” “with all faults” and “as available” without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. foreigncy makes no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the site or any services or content available through the site. we do not guarantee that the results that may be obtained from the use of the site, services or content will be effective, reliable or accurate or will meet your requirements.
foreigncy makes no representations or warranties that use of the sites will be uninterrupted, error-free, or that loss of data will not occur. foreigncy makes no warranties about the information systems, software and functions made accessible by or through the site or any security associated with the transmission of sensitive information. you are responsible for taking all necessary precautions to ensure that any services or content you may obtain from the sites is free of viruses or other harmful code.
to the maximum extent permitted by law, foreigncy disclaims all liability, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, and further disclaims all losses or damages, including without limitation indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the site, services, or the content, even if foreigncy has been advised of the possibility of such damages. under no circumstances shall foreigncy’s liability exceed total fees paid to foreigncy in connection with the site, content or services.
certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. if these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.
if you are a california resident, you waive your rights with respect to california civil code section 1542, which says “a general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which, if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”
- Notice Required by California Law
Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1789.3, California residents are entitled to the following specific consumer rights notice:
The name, address and telephone number of the provider of this service is: Foreigncy LLC. Complaints regarding the service or requests to receive further information regarding use of this service may be sent to the above address or to [email protected]
The Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs may be contacted in writing at 1625 North Market Boulevard, Suite S202, Sacramento, CA 95834 or by telephone at (916) 574-7950 or (800) 952-5210
- Choice of Law and Dispute Resolution
The decision or award of the arbitrator shall be final, and judgment upon such decision or award may be entered in any competent court or application may be made to any competent court for judicial acceptance of such decision or award and an order of enforcement. The arbitrator shall have the authority to impose equitable and injunctive relief, as well as to award monetary relief, as the arbitrator deems appropriate. Any arbitration will be administered by the American Arbitration Association, using its Commercial Arbitration Rules, and will take place in the State, City and County of Illinois, USA, and must be commenced within six (6) months after the dispute arises or any claim arising from the dispute shall be barred.
- Control of Site
The Site is controlled within the United States of America and is directed to individuals residing in the United States. Those who choose to access the Site from locations outside of the United States do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Foreigncy does not represent that the Site, Services or Content is appropriate outside the United States of America. Foreigncy reserves the right to limit the availability of the Site for any person, geographic area, or jurisdiction at any time in its sole discretion.
If there are any questions regarding these Terms, you may contact us using the information below.