Legal notice (in English!)
Mentions légales (en anglais !)
This personal, open-access and not-for-profit "Anglais pratique - Practical English" website is published by its creator Neil Minkley, who conceived it as a "pastime useful to others".
The content of this site is the exclusive property of Neil Minkley.
The texts and other elements of the articles on this site may not be copied, reproduced, modified or distributed, by any means and on any medium whatsoever, with the exception of the cases described below:
> copying and printing articles published on this site, for strictly private use,
> reproduction of excerpts from articles on this site in a publication or on another website, with a clear and visible mention of the source of such excerpts, and with an explicit link to the "Anglais pratique - Practical English" site, for example:
>> "Excerpt from the anglais-pratique.fr website © 2008-2020 Neil Minkley. All rights reserved."
Limitation of liability
The provision of information by the publisher of this site does not exempt its users from a personal analysis. The publisher of this site can guarantee neither the correctness and completeness of information provided on this site nor its appropriateness to any particular purpose. Users are solely responsible for the use of this information.
Some of the user comments, relating to this site as a whole or to specific articles, are published on this site, for the benefit of all of its users, only if the authors of the comments have given their prior authorization.
Comments published on this site include the names of their authors only if they have given their prior authorization.
Users who have authorized the publishing of their comments on this site have the right to request changes to their comments, as well as the right to have them deleted from the site.
In order to exercise such rights, authors of comments can contact Neil Minkley at the address suggested by this: "neil at minkley dot fr".
Compliance with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
1) In order to comply with the GDPR, the publisher of a website must inform its users about the collection and storage of data concerning them, which is the subject of points 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 below.
1.1) The publisher of this site, namely Neil Minkley, neither collects nor stores any personal data concerning the users of his site, except for their possible comments, as explained in the above section ("Privacy protection").
1.2) However, since this site makes use of some Google services, including Google AdSense and Google Analytics, data concerning users of this site are collected and stored by Google, in particular by means of "cookies" stored on the devices (computers, etc.) from which this site is consulted. It is however important to note that this data is anonymous.
1.3) Collected data enable Google AdSense to display personalized advertising banners, for example according to the areas of interest of users deduced from searches done and according to their geographical location, and enable Google Analytics to provide the publisher with information concerning the use of this site, for example the number of sessions, the number of visitors, the number of pages viewed, the geographical distribution of users, the searches that have led to this site over a given period.
NB: for more information on this subject, consult the site to which the following link leads:
2) Furthermore, in order to comply with the GDPR, the publisher of a website must, in principle, allow each of its users to consent to the collection and storage of personal data or oppose it ; this is the subject of points 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 below.
2.1) As mentioned in the first section ("Publisher") of this article, this website is openly accessible, therefore does not require any registration, so its publisher has no personal data concerning its users (except for their possible comments, as explained in point 1.1 above) therefore no means of contacting them individuallly.
2.2) Those persons who do not accept that data concerning them, even though it is anonymous, as explained above, is collected and stored by Google when they consult this site have only one option, namely to give up connecting to this site!
2.3) Those persons may however consult the articles of this site in PDF format on the « PDF version of this site, which neither collects nor stores any data », since that version of this site does not use any of Google's services (therefore neither Google AdSense nor Google Analytics).
Those articles in PDF format are accessible via the link below:
3) For more information about the GDPR, consult the site to which the following link leads:
>> Principles of the GDPR (European Commission)
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