Legal, Privacy and Cookies Policy

  1. Editing / Hosting

    HSK Academy

  2. Applicable law

    The French law governs the present conditions and terms. Any dispute arising from this website, or in relation with, would be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Paris, France.

  3. Intellectual property rights

    All elements present on this website (ie: logos, texts, drawings, images, audio…) are the property of HSK Academy or of any of the third parties who have granted HSK Academy the permission of use. Any attempt of use, reproduction, representation or modification, by any means, on any media of any kind, of all or part of the content present on this website, including the HSK Academy name and HSK Academy logo, without prior written permission from HSK Academy, is absolutely forbidden and would constitute forgery.

  4. Guarantee & liability exclusion

    All information, vocabulary, concepts, audio, images, and other elements appearing on this website are provided for illustrative purposes only, and are not subject to any guarantees whatsoever. Especially, HSK Academy is not endorsed by any institution or company, national or private, regarding the Official HSK tests, such as Hanban. Therefore, HSK Academy cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any said elements appearing on its website, and potential errors and/or omissions can still be present. HSK Academy cannot be held responsible for any direct or indirect damages resulting from any use made of the information, lists of words, content, pronunciation, exercises or whatsoever.

  5. Security

    HSK Academy undertakes all it can to ensure the security of the elements appearing on its website. The use of the present internet site, however, implies to use it accordingly to the laws and regulations. Users have to take any security precautions to protect themselves from any potential threat such as viruses. HSK Academy cannot be held responsible for the contamination of any hardware of any user due to the use of the present website. Thus, users state that they are absolutely aware that they consult the present internet site at their own risk.

  6. Updates

    HSK Academy reserves the right to modify, at any time and without specific notice to any user, all or part of the lists, vocabulary, exercises, audio files, sentences, and any other elements. Unavailability during such updates or for any other reason can occur, and HSK Academy could not be held responsible for any reasons whatsoever for any prejudice in such situations.

  7. Personal data

    No personal data is stored by HSK Academy on its servers.

    Only the email data collected through HSK Academy's contact form (last name, first name(s), email, subject and content) is subject to data processing for information purposes. This processing is necessary in order to respond to the information requested from the users of this website. The recipient of said data is HSK Academy, and the data will be managed and stored on a confidential manner.

    In accordance with the law called “Informatique et Libertés” (French Data Protection Act) of January 6th, 1978, and amended in 2004, any user of this site has a right to access, rectify, and delete the data regarding them that they may exercise by contacting HSK Academy using the contact form. Any user of the website has also the right to oppose the processing of its own data if requested, but cannot expect any answer in that case.

  8. Cookies

    The HSK Academy website uses the service of Google Analytics, dedicated to the measure of the audience for analytics purposes, and enables Google Analytics to collect data about your traffic via Google advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers, in addition to data collected through the standard Google Analytics implementation. HSK Academy does not merge personally-identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information. These services are provided by Google Inc., later referred to as “Google”. Google Analytics uses cookies (text files placed on the user’s side that helps to understand how the user use our service). The data generated by these cookies (including the IP address of any user) is anonymous, and is subject to remote processing under the exclusive control of Google or its affiliated companies. Personal data is therefore likely to be processed on a server whose location may differ from the country of residence of the user.

    Google or any of its affiliated company will use this data in order to understand and measure the use of the present website and generate reports on its activity for HSK Academy. Cookies can be deactivated by users through the settings of their browser. However, it may prevent the use of certain features. By using the present website, users expressly consent to the processing of their nominative data by Google according to all the terms and conditions mentioned above.

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