GDPR Privacy Notice

The English Quiz is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy aims to inform you about how we collect, use and share the information you may provide to us through our applications.

The English Quiz will be what’s known as the ‘Controller’ of the personal data you have provided to clients of The English Quiz . We only store basic personal data about you, which does not include any special types of information. This does however include name, email and photo (optional), address (optional) and phone number (optional).

Why we need your data

We need to know your basic personal data in order to assess your English language level. We will not collect any personal data from you which is not essential to the service we are providing. Certain types of our tests require users to submit their video/audio feeds or access their device’s camera (for verification purposes). Your use of the service may also result in us having a stored image of your face, a stored image of the work you perform or a capture of your activities while connected to The English Quiz. This information is used to verify to your institution that you were the person performing the work and that the work was performed properly.
You will be notified and can freely choose to allow or disable the access. The English Quiz uses remote proctoring features including monitoring IP addresses.

What we do with your data

All the personal data we store is processed by our staff in the EU, and for the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance this information is located on servers within the European Union. The communication is secured with HTTPS protocol. Cryptographically secure JWT tokens are used for authentication and authorization.


No third parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them.

We have a Data Protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data.

The following activities require the use of personal data in order for us to provide our products and/or services.

  • the collection, marking and grading of exams, the administrative systems used to support these processes and the issuing of certificates.
  • Investigating allegations of misconduct in relation to the sitting of exams.
  • Checking that an individual (e.g., a candidate) is who they say they are.
  • Handling complaints.

Where do we host your data

Our data server is located in Paris, France and is hosted at Amazon Web Services (https://aws.amazon.com/fr/paris/).

What we do with your data

All the personal data we store is processed by our staff in the EU, and for the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance this information is located on servers within the European Union. ​The communication is secured with HTTPS protocol. Cryptographically secure JWT tokens are used for authentication and authorization.

No third parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them.

We have a Data Protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data.

Who receives the data we collect and why do we pass this information to them?

The recipients of your data are:

Retention period for personal data

Photos are kept for a standard period of 7 days.

The applicant’s personal data, audio recordings and written answers are kept for a standard period of 2 years (customisable by customer).

These data are retained so that the controller can continue to view the results of your test after the event.

Cookie Policy

Do we use cookies and other trackers?

“Cookies” are small text files written by a website or application onto your device (computer, tablet or phone). They are mainly used to:

You can disable the use of cookies but this may limit the functionality of web pages on our site, or your access to our site.

Accessing your data

You may request access to your data or request your data be completely purged from the software by our system or client administrators. Please contact [email protected] for more details.

Your rights

If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect, you can request to see this information and have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint about how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to have the matter investigated. [email protected]


If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office https://ico.org.uk/

Changes to this policy

We may make changes to this Privacy Policy and will let you know about these changes by displaying them on this website. Changes will begin to have effect at the time they are displayed. The version of the Privacy Policy that will apply to you is the one which is current at the time we contact you, you use this website or you use our services.

Terms and Conditions

Any person (hereinafter referred to as the “Internet User”) using/consulting the website accessible at the following URL address or any URL address redirecting to this address: www.theenglishquiz.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) acknowledges that he/she has read and understood the present legal notice.

Access to the Website is granted on the understanding that these conditions are accepted without reserve by the Internet User.

The Internet User accepts that all elements presented on the Website are protected by copyright and/or other forms of industrial property rights; the Internet User undertakes to fully respect the rights cited above.

The English Quiz does not warrant the Website to be fit for any specific Internet User requirement or particular purpose. All information contained in the Website is provided on an "as is" basis, without guarantee of any sort. The English Quiz does not offer any implicit guarantee as to the quality, topicality, ownership or absence of counterfeiting for any of the information presented on the Website.

The English Quiz can in no way be held responsible for errors or omissions regarding the Website's content or resulting from use of the information contained in the Website, nor for access speeds and conditions, service non-availability or interruption, nor for any damage occasioned to the Internet User directly or indirectly consequent to using the Website or the information contained therein.

Internet Users who supply information (other than personal information) to The English Quiz hereby grant to The English Quiz all transferable rights relating to said information and authorize The English Quiz to use said information as best it sees fit. Internet Users warrant that the information provided does not infringe the intellectual property rights of third parties nor any other applicable legislation.

The English Quiz may terminate or modify the nature of the services and/or conditions governing the use of the Website at any time and without notice being required.

The Internet User declares that she or he is aware of the technical risks inherent in the Internet network and acknowledges that no site can be kept safe from intrusion by unauthorized third parties and may become harmed as a result; that information circulating on the Internet is susceptible to interception by third parties and that under these circumstances The English Quiz is unable to guarantee that Internet Users will not be a victim of such actions.

If the Website contains hyperlinks to websites under the control of third parties: The English Quiz has no control over these sites and cannot accept any responsibility for their content (notably for their truthfulness, topicality, quality, operation, comprehensiveness and relevance) nor for the use to which they may be put. Insertion of said hyperlinks in no way implies that The English Quiz approves of the elements contained in these sites.

Use of the Website, and these terms and conditions of use, are governed by the laws of the United Kingdom. The Commercial Court at Nimes shall be the only competent tribunal before which disputes may be heard where no amicable agreement between The English Quiz and the Internet User is possible.

Anti-discrimination policy

The English Quiz does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its assessment services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all candidates and clients using The English Quiz.

Legal Notice

General Information

The English Quiz is a service provided by IN FOCUS EUROPE LTD, UK registration no. 3729497 and registered offices at 12 Helmet Row, London EC1V 3QJ – Great Britain,

VAT: UK 731 4573 44

Telephone: +44 207-526-4636

Website: www.theenglishquiz.com

Contact address: [email protected]

Hosting

The English Quiz is hosted by:

Amazon Web Services

Tour Carpe Diem

31 place des Corolles

92098 Paris

La Defense, France

Server: eu-west-3 (Paris)

The English Quiz is a product of In Focus Europe Ltd. | 12 Helmet Row | London EC1V 3QJ | United Kingdom | VAT: UK 731 4573 44 | Registered in UK: 3729497

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