PRIVACY NOTICE

H2R Speak Text To Speech service (the Service) is provided for use by anyone as is.

This page is used to inform users of the Service regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information. If you choose to use the Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information set out in this Privacy Policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

In order to provide the Service, we transmit text from the web page(s) that you wish to covert to synthetic speech audio to H2R Speak server (the Server).

All text (from the user device to the Server) and the synthetic speech audio files (from the Server to the user device) are transmitted over a secure connection using HTTPS.

We do not save the synthetic speech audio files sent to the browser by our servers.

SERVER LOG DATA

The Server records information sent by the web browser whenever the Service is used to read text by listening to synthetic speech generated by the Server. Server Log Data includes the Internet Protocol ("IP") address, date and time of the request, request type (such as HTTP GET and POST), web page URL, text string, browser type, browser release version, Operating System, device type, domain names and various status information.

Server Log data is used to understand aggregate usage patterns and for diagnosing problems in providing the Service.

Server Log Data is typically deleted after 15 days. It can be kept longer if needed to diagnose problems, for any legal proceedings or where required by law or court order.

COOKIES

Cookies are files with a small amount of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These are sent to your browser from the websites that you visit and are stored on your device's internal memory. This Service does not send any “cookies”.

IF YOU SEND US PERSONAL INFORMATION

If you choose to provide us with personal information, for example an email address and phone number, we use that information to respond to your message and provide you the information you request.

We may also use your email address and phone number to send you information about product updates and request your voluntary participation in product evaluation.

SERVICE PROVIDERS

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To provide the Service on our behalf;
  • To perform Service-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

We want to inform users of the Service that these third parties have access to the Server Log Data stored on the Server. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose, unless in connection with any legal proceedings or where required by law or court order.

DISCLOSURES TO OTHER THIRD PARTIES

We may disclose the Server Log Data to a third party when we work with them on research and development of TTS technology.

We do not disclose the Server Log Data to other third parties, unless in connection with any legal proceedings or where required by law or court order.

CONSENT

By using H2R Speak, you consent to our use of your personal data in the manner set out in this privacy policy. If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy, please uninstall the H2R Speak Extension and discontinue use of the Service. Your continued usage of the Service will signify your assent to and acceptance of our Privacy Policy.

SECURITY

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) protects the online privacy and personal information of children under 13. In compliance with this act, this site does not intentionally collect any personally identifiable information from individuals under 13 years of age. Should a child whom we know to be under 13 make known to us his or her personal data, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child to inform him or her that we must have parental consent before receiving his or her personal data.

IN THE EVENT OF CHANGE OF CONTROL

In the event that H2R Speak service is acquired by or merged with another entity, we reserve the right to transfer or assign the information we have collected from our users as part of such change of control.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, you are advised to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page.

CONTACT US

If you have questions about our privacy policy, please send an e-mail to feedback@Hear2Read.org