Privacy Policy

See also our Terms & Conditions.

This privacy policy sets out how Sigma Forge Ltd (as Decacoder) (‘we’, ‘our’, ‘us’) uses and protects any information that our customers and viewers (‘you’, ‘your’) give us when you use this website.

We are 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.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you agree with any changes. This policy is effective from November 2016.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Your contact information including email address
  • Information about you such as postcode or country of residence
  • When, from where and how you use our website and application

What we do with the information we gather

Fraud & abuse protection

We sometimes collect personal information to ensure that you're not using our website and service fraudulently. For example, we might ask for your postcode while you make a purchase to make sure that you have the authority to use a credit card. This information will be shared with our payment service provider Stripe.

We may collect usage information, such as the IP address you connected from, in order to stop and prevent abuse of our services.

Service improvement

We may use the information to improve our products and services, for example, making sure we translate the courses in the language that most of our visitors speak, or to add your name to an email so that it's a little friendlier.

Promotion

We might contact you from time to time about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the contact details you have provided.

We might also use your information to contact you for market research purposes, such as to figure out which product to create next, or whether we're marketing our products well.

We may also use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Third-Parties and Affiliates

Decacoder uses a variety of third-party services to help provide our Services, such as hosting services, and to help us understand and improve the use of our Services, such as analytics services. These third-party service providers may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP address. We may need to share personal information with our third-party service providers in order to provide products or services to you. Unless we tell you differently, our third-party service providers do not have any right to use the information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us. You hereby consent to our sharing of your personal information with our third-party service providers.

For example, when an error occurs in your browser, we also collect information about what went wrong in your browser and share this data with Rollbar, a service that helps us gather and analyse errors. This includes things like which browser and which version you are using, when the error occured and where you are. This will aslo include information relevant to the error.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to your needs.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. 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.

Google Analytics Cookies

Decacoder uses Google Analytics software which places cookies on a user's device to provide us with aggregated usage data of the Decacoder website.

Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions. These cookies are used to store information, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before, and what site referred the visitor to the web page. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.

Analytical cookies allow us to count the number of visitors to our website, and to see how users move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the quality of the delivery of our web materials. No personal information is collected or retained by means of the cookies used to generate this statistical information.

Information on the cookies used by the default configuration and use of Google Analytics is available here.

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

As a user you can prevent Google Analytics collecting traffic log data. To provide website visitors with more choice on how their data is collected Google Analytics has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to indicate that information about the website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics.

If you want to opt out, download and install the add-on for your current web browser, it is available from here and enables a user to opt out. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is available for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the websites in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease the personal information we collect from you to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us at contact@decacoder.com. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please let us know as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

DISCLAIMER

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by us and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose.

Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Unless expressly otherwise agreed in writing, no part of the information set out in this website shall form part of any contract subsequently entered into between any user and Sigma Forge Ltd (also trading as Decacoder)

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Every effort is made to keep the website available. However, we take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

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