Data Privacy Policy

Modified on Tue, 16 Apr 2024 at 04:47 AM

Your Privacy is Our Priority at My Speaking Score

At My Speaking Score, we take your privacy seriously. We recognize the importance of your personal information and are dedicated to treating it with the respect and protection it deserves

Here’s Our Promise:

  • No Unauthorized Access: Your personal data is off-limits to outside institutions, organizations, or individuals.
  • No Selling or Trading: We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal data to outside parties.
  • Purpose-Driven Usage: The information we collect is used exclusively to enhance our services and provide insights into your English speaking abilities. We only share your speech samples with ETS and My Speaking Score personnel who are bound by non-disclosure agreements.
  • Anonymous Scoring: We do not share identifiable information (like your name or email) with ETS. Your speech samples are evaluated by ETS's SpeechRater scoring engine anonymously, ensuring your scores are returned securely to your account.
  • Strict Confidentiality: All individuals with access to your data are legally required to keep it confidential and secure, and to use it solely for the purpose of enhancing your experience with our service.

Why We Collect Your Data: 

  • To offer personalized test-prep services.
  • To help you gauge your English speaking proficiency.

By analyzing how you use My Speaking Score, we're able to provide features that are relevant and personal to you, including integrating social media functionalities for more seamless sharing and interaction. 

We share these insights with our trusted partners in social media, advertising, and analytics who combine this data with other information you've provided or that they've collected from your interactions with their services. 

This collaborative approach helps us serve you better, making your online experience more efficient and personalized. After you close this window, you can change your preferences at any time by clicking the black icon in the bottom right corner.

How We Share Your Information:

  • With ETS: Only your speech samples are shared for SpeechRater scoring.
  • For Quality Assurance: Your recordings are used solely to improve service quality.

Your Rights:

  • Data Deletion: If you wish to have your data removed from our system, please contact our support team (Submit a ticket).
  • Legal Disclosures: We may disclose your information as required by law or to ensure the safety of our users and the public.

Security Measures:

  • We implement various security measures to protect your personal data. While we strive for the highest security, please note that no internet transmission is 100% secure.

Contact Us:

  • If you have concerns about our data privacy practices, don’t hesitate to contact us. We promise a response within 12 hours.

A Formal Commitment to Data Privacy:

My Speaking Score is steadfast in our commitment to safeguarding the privacy and security of our users' personal data. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including GDPR, and adopt stringent measures to protect against unauthorized access or data breaches. We are transparent in our data processing practices, ensuring our users have control over their personal information.

We affirm the following:

  • Adherence to data protection laws and regulations.
  • Collection and processing of data only as necessary for our services.
  • Implementation of robust security measures.
  • Respect for users' rights regarding their personal data.
  • Non-disclosure of personal data to third parties without consent or lawful requirement.
  • Regular assessments to mitigate privacy risks.
  • Clear communication about our data processing activities.

This attestation is made with the utmost sincerity and accuracy to the best of our knowledge.


John Healy

Founder and CEO of My Speaking Score

January 1, 2023

504 Roosevelt Ave

Ottawa, ON


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