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Time to Speak Russian Policies

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Terms and Conditions

Welcome to Time to Speak Russian!

We are glad that you visited our website and hope it will help you to achieve your goals in learning Russian Language. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions of use. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

In these Terms and Conditions, references to “we” or “us” are to Time to Speak Russian team - which consists of three people – Anna Petanova, Yulia Kovalenko, Olga Karpeko. We are self-employed and don’t have a separate admin team, so all the communication happens directly with us via   photo of an info email .

In these Terms and Conditions, references to “you” or “your” are references to you whether as a Learner or Visitor.

Terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you do allow cookies to be used (and be aware that YouTube videos will be visible only if you chose Marketing Cookies) – see our Cookies Policy and Privacy Policy to see what personal information can be collected by us or the third parties.

In general, we will only collect or process personal information for specific and lawful purposes, we won’t collect more than we need for those purposes or keep it for longer than necessary, we’ll do our best to keep it accurate, and we’ll keep it as safe as we can.

This website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website contains our own material, including, but not limited to, the content, design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited without our explicit permission.

You are allowed to share our site’s URL but please make sure you acknowledge where the content comes from.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Offering our products or services from our site.

Booking online lessons. – See   Student-Teacher Agreement.

Buying PDFs from our site.

You can use the material only for teaching and share them only with your own students. You must give an appropriate credit to the autors and if you edit or modify the material, it should be made clear to the students.

Conditions of sale:

By placing an order with Time to Speak Russian shop, you agree with the following conditions.

  • When you place an order to purchase a product you will be accepting these conditions of sale, the prices and product descriptions.
  • When you place an order, you will receive an email confirming receipt of your order and the link for downloading the material.
  • Usually, the material you bought will be available to download for 3 days since the purchase and you will have 3 attemps to download it.
  • Prices are shown in dollars USD.
  • Payments can be made through Paypal and Stripe. If you can’t use these methods, please contact us.
  • Returns, exchanges and refunds are not possible for electronic products and services (lessons, PDFs), except in the case of error made by Time to Speak Russian or an agreement with a teacher.
  • Personal details that you provide when placing an order will be only used with the purpose of being able to process your order and payment. See our Privacy Policy.
  • When you buy a PDF product from us - you are diverted to SendOwl service and so should refer to their own Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy for details of how your personal information is dealt with.
  • Payments are processed via Paypal or Stripe, which are secure methods of processing your personal information. We are not storing your details that you give to them. See their policies: Stripe and PayPal.

Last updated on 16 May, 2022.

Privacy Policy


This is the Privacy policy for the Time to Speak Russian website (“the/our website”) created and managed by a small team – Anna Petanova, Yulia Kovalenko, Olga Karpeko – that you can contact via   photo of an info email .

This policy explains what type of information we collect from you and what we do with it. By visiting our website you agree to the terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to change this policy from time to time to keep it relevant.

We can reassure you that we take protecting your privacy when you visit our site, subscribe to our newsletter or make a purshase from our site, very seriously. We do not sell, trade or rent any personal information and we share your personal information only to improve your user experience or if required by law.

Where this policy is translated into a language other than English, in the event of any dispute arising with respect to its interpretation, the English language version shall prevail.

You directly provide us with most of the data we collect. We collect only the names of subscribers to our newsletter and their email addresses. We also record your name and contact information if you write to us directly while sending a feedback or an equiry in order to provide you with requested information.

For processing card payments made via our website, we pass your order details to the SendOwl e-commerce platform to enable them to complete the transaction. SendOwl is a UK based company that will store some of your details as a reference against your transaction in case we need to process a refund or provide support, and for fraud prevention purposes. SendOwl uses Stripe or PayPal to process your payment.

For more information, please visit SendOwl’s privacy policy and Terms & Conditions.

Stripe and Paypal are US based companies. For more information about their Privacy policies see: Stripe and PayPal.

On our behalf, SendOwl receives information such as your first name, last name, e-mail address and other personal and/ or contact details if needed.

We use the SendPulse mailing list service provider for managing our email communications with you, e.g. when subscribe to our newsletter. As a result, we send your first name, last name and email adress to SendPulse where the data may be stored and processed on one of their servers. SendPulse is an Ukraine based company. SendPulse’s Privacy Policy is governed by its US based subsidiary in New York.

When you visit our website, we may also collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information, they help making a user’s experience more efficient.

Our website uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages (mostly YouTube).

You can set your browser to reject cookies, but unfortunately that can restrict the functionality of our website, for example, to be able to watch our videos that are hosted on YouTube you should allow the marketing cookies. More about Cookies here.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

We use Google Analytics, which collects information about the visitor’s IP addresses, requested URLs and visited pages. This is totally non-personal information which is used to monitor the effectiveness of our site and to keep improving your experience. Once more - this information does NOT allow to identify any individual visitor.

Get more information about Google Analytics Terms of Service Global Terms of Service - Google Analytics and Google’s privacy policy Privacy Policy - Privacy & Terms - Google.

You can also prevent the transmission of data to Google generated by their cookie in relation to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of such data by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in that deactivates Google Analytics

We take reasonable precautions to protect the security of your personal information but we can not guarantee an absolute security. The Time to Speak Russian team is not liable for the transfer of any personal information resulting from any acts of vandalism, criminal activities, power failures or any other events that we can not control.

We’ll keep your data untill you decide to delete it or unsubscribe from our newsletter.

If you want to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted, please contact us through the contact information above.

Our website might contain links to third party websites. This Privacy Policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website or to YouTube, for example, you should read their privacy policies.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

We do not knowingly collect personal data from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under the age of 13 and believe he or she has disclosed personal information to us, please contact us via the email stated earlier.

Where processing of personal data is based on consent, if we learn that this data belongs to someone under the age of 13, we will cease processing and will take reasonable measures to delete the applicable information from our records, unless the consent is provided by a parent or guardian.

Last updated on 16 May, 2022.

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