Privacy and Cookies Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important! It is Tegarty Translation's policy to respect your privacy and comply with any applicable law and regulation regarding any personal information that is collected about you, including across the website,, and other sites owned and operated by Alex Tegarty or Tegarty Translation.

This policy is effective as of February 16th, 2021, and was last updated on April 8th, 2021.

Information Collected

Information collected includes information you knowingly and actively provide when using or participating in any services, promotions, and any information automatically sent by your devices in the course of accessing Tegarty Translation's products and services.

Log Data

When you visit the website,, the servers may automatically log the standard data provided by your web browser. It may include your device’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and version, the pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on each page, other details about your visit, and technical details that occur in conjunction with any errors you may encounter.

Please be aware that while this information may not be personally identifying by itself, it may be possible to combine it with other data to personally identify individual persons.

Personal Information

You may be asked for personal information which may include one or more of the following:


  • Name

  • Email

  • Phone/mobile number

  • Home/mailing address

Legitimate Reasons for Processing Your Personal Information

Your personal information is only collected and used when there is a legitimate reason for doing so. In which instance, personal information is only collected if it is reasonably necessary to provide any services to you.

Collection and Use of Information

Your personal information may be collected from you when you do any of the following on Tegarty Translation's website:

  • Sign up to receive updates about Tegarty Translation or FluentAli via email or social media channels

  • Use a mobile device or web browser to access content

  • Contact Tegarty Translation via email, social media, or on any similar technologies

  • When Tegarty Translation or Alex Tegarty, the translator, is mentioned by you on social media

Tegarty Translation may collect, hold, use, and disclose information for the following purposes, and personal information will not be further processed in a manner that is incompatible with these purposes:

  • to enable you to customize or personalize your experience of Tegarty Translation's website

  • to contact and communicate with you

  • for analytics, market research, and business development, including to operate and improve Tegarty Translation's website, associated applications, and associated social media platforms

  • for advertising and marketing, including sending you promotional information about products and services and information about third parties that may be of interest to you

  • to enable you to access and use Tegarty Translation's website, associated applications, and associated social media platforms

  • for internal record keeping and administrative purposes

  • to comply with all legal obligations and resolve any disputes that may arise

  • for security and fraud prevention, and to ensure that the websites and apps are safe, secure, and used in line with the terms of use provided on the website


Please be aware that information collected about you may be combined with general information or research data received from other trusted sources.

Security of Your Personal Information

When personal information is collected and processed and while this information is retained, it will be protected within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification.

Although Tegarty Translation will protect the personal information you provide, it is advised that no method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure, and no one can guarantee absolute data security. Tegarty Translation will comply with applicable laws in respect of any data breach.

How Long Is Your Personal Information Kept?

Your personal information is only kept for as long as it is needed. This time period may depend on what the information is being used for, in accordance with this privacy policy. If your personal information is no longer required, it will be deleted or be made anonymous by removing all details that identify you.

However, if necessary, your personal information may be retained for compliance with a legal, accounting, or reporting obligation or for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific, or historical research purposes, or statistical purposes.

Children’s Privacy

None of Tegarty Translation's services are aimed directly at children under the age of 13. Tegarty Translation does not knowingly collect personal information about children under 13.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

Personal information may be disclosed to:


  • a parent, subsidiary, or affiliate of Tegarty Translation

  • third party service providers for the purpose of enabling them to provide their services, for example, IT service providers, data storage, hosting and server providers, advertisers, or analytics platforms

  • contractors, and/or related entities

  • any existing or potential agents or business partners

  • sponsors or promoters of any competition, sweepstakes, or promotions

  • courts, tribunals, regulatory authorities, and law enforcement officers, as required by law, in connection with any actual or prospective legal proceedings, or in order to establish, exercise, or defend Tegarty Translation, FluentAli, and Alex Tegarty's legal rights

  • third parties, including agents or sub-contractors, who assist in providing information, products, services, or direct marketing to you on behalf of Tegarty Translation

  • third parties to collect and process data

  • International Transfers of Personal Information


The personal information collected is stored and/or processed where Tegarty Translation or our partners, affiliates, and third-party providers maintain facilities. Please be aware that the locations to which your personal information is stored, processed, or transferred may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information. If your personal information is transferred to third parties in other countries: (i) Tegarty Translation will perform those transfers in accordance with the requirements of applicable law; and (ii) Tegarty Translation will protect the transferred personal information in accordance with this privacy policy.


Your Rights and Controlling Your Personal Information

You always retain the right to withhold personal information from Tegarty Translation, with the understanding that your experience of the website,, may be affected. You will not be discriminated against for exercising any of your rights over your personal information. If you do provide personal information you understand that it will be collected, held, used, and disclosed in accordance with this privacy policy. You retain the right to request details of any personal information that is held about you.

If Tegarty Translation receives personal information about you from a third party, it will be protected as set out in this privacy policy. If you are a third party providing personal information about somebody else, you represent and warrant that you have a person’s consent to provide the personal information to Tegarty Translation.

If you have previously agreed to allow Tegarty Translation to use your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time. The ability to unsubscribe from our email database or opt-out of communications will be provided to you. Please be aware, specific information may be requested from you to help confirm your identity.

If you believe that any information held about you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant, or misleading, please contact Tegarty Translation using the details provided in this privacy policy. Reasonable steps will be taken to correct any information found to be inaccurate, incomplete, misleading, or out of date.

If you believe that a relevant data protection law has been breached and wish to make a complaint, please contact Tegarty Translation using the details below and provide full details of the alleged breach. Your complaint will be promptly investigated and a response will be sent to you, in writing, setting out the outcome of the investigation and the steps that will be taken to deal with your complaint. You also have the right to contact a regulatory body or data protection authority in relation to your complaint.

Use of Cookies

“Cookies” are used to collect information about you and your activity across Tegarty Translation's website. A cookie is a small piece of data that our website stores on your computer, and accesses each time you visit, so how you use the website can easily be understood. This helps Tegarty Translation serve you content based on preferences you have specified.


Limits of This Policy

Links to external sites that are not operated by Tegarty Translation may or may not be on the website. Please be aware that Tegarty Translation has no control over the content and policies of those sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy practices.


Changes to This Policy

At Tegarty Translation's discretion, changes may be made to this privacy policy to reflect updates to business processes, current acceptable practices, or legislative or regulatory changes. If changes are made to this privacy policy, they will be posted here at the same link by which you are accessing this privacy policy.

If required by law, Tegarty Translation will get your permission or give you the opportunity to opt-in to or opt-out of, as applicable, any new uses of your personal information.


Contact Information

For any questions or concerns regarding your privacy, you may contact Tegarty Translation using the following details:

Alex Tegarty

German into English Translator

Tegarty Translation

Alex (at) TegTranslation (dot) com

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