User Provided Information
We will not normally use any information you provide to us to contact you. Important information concerning required notices, upgrade and/or bug-fix notifications, or marketing promotions will normally be distributed by means of the Amazon Alexa and Google skills sites.
Currently, the Skills do not collect login information from and/or for social networking platforms. Any future enhancements which deliver this capability will be notified at the time of delivery or upgrade, and you may consent or opt-out at will.
Automatically Collected Information
In addition, the Skills may collect certain information automatically as part of normal operation within the context of the Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, including, but not limited to, your hardware device unique ID, a unique user ID, your prior usage of the Skills, and information about the way you use the Skills.
These Skills do not collect precise information about the location of your hardware device, though for details of information captured by the underlying platform each relevant terms and conditions agreement should be referenced.
Only aggregated, anonymized data is periodically transmitted to Amazon's software environment and services to help us improve the Skills and our service. If we share your information with third parties it will only be in ways that are described in this privacy statement.
We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:
Automatic Data Collection and Advertising
We may work with analytics companies to help us understand how the Skills are being used, such as the frequency and duration of usage. To protect the anonymity of this information, we use an encryption technology to help ensure that these third parties can’t identify you personally.
What are my opt-out rights?
You can stop all collection of information by the Skills easily by disabling the Skills on your Amazon Alexa of Google Assistant account. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your device or Amazon account.
Specific Skills or upgraded versions of Skills may have specific opt-out mechanisms. Please contact [email protected] to enquire about this.
Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information
We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Skills and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Skills, please contact us at [email protected] and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Skills to function properly.
We recommend that if a child is using any of these Skills, this is only done with adult supervision. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at [email protected] We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.
We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorised employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Skills. Please be aware that, although we endeavour to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Skills, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at [email protected]
The Phonics Skill helps children learn to spell using sounds and actions. This skill has been optimised for use on Echo Show or Spot devices with a screen, as well as the regular Echo or Dot.