Key Points

  • We are a platform to help people learn languages from around the world and to build a community of language learners. We are dedicated to encouraging people from around the world to help each other learn languages together.
  • We reserve the right to remove content and remove accounts. If a user is found to not comply by our guidelines, we will remove their account. Since we do not monitor messages and calls, we will do so if a user is reported by another user.
  • We have a zero-tolerance policy for harassment, including spam, bullying, nudity, and obscenity. If you encounter any form of abuse, we encourage you to report that user via our report a problem button, and we will further investigate the issue.
  • We are not responsible for the content of your calls and messages. We expect our users to abide by our guidelines and if they are found to be breaking these guidelines, they will be removed.
  • Lingua Bud is not a dating application. We encourage users to learn languages via our platform and make friends along the way, however, do not condone users using the application for dating.
  • Lingua Bud takes 10% of each class and course that is sold. Instructors can set their own rates for both live sessions and courses and take home 90% of each service offered.

Lingua Bud General Guidelines

Here at Lingua Bud, we don’t support any behavior that is: racist, discriminatory, sexist, ageist, homophobic, transphobic, or offensive in any way, shape, or form. We encourage a supportive environment and expect the same of our users. Any user that violates these guidelines will be removed from the app immediately, without question, and will not be allowed to rejoin.

Under no circumstances shall Lingua Bud be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, including, but not limited to, loss of data or profit, arising out of the use, or the inability to use, the materials on this site, even if Lingua Bud or an authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. If your use of materials from this site results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume any costs thereof.

By using any of the Services, or submitting or collecting any Personal Information via the Services, you consent to the collection, transfer, storage disclosure, and use of your Personal Information in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to the use of your Personal Information in these ways, please stop using the Services.

User Account Eligibility and Security

To be eligible to use Lingua Bud, you must meet the following criteria and represent and warrant that you:

  • are 16 years of age or older.
  • agree that by providing us your email address, you consent to our using the email address to send you Service-related notices, including any notices required by law.
  • agree not to advertise any other business or products you sell commercially while using Lingua Bud.
  • are not currently restricted from Lingua Bud. If a user has already been removed from Lingua Bud, they are not permitted to rejoin.
  • will only maintain one account at a time. Users cannot make multiple accounts.
  • will not falsify any information on your profile page. Users must use their real name and identity, unless they are given permission by the other person they are making an account for.
  • will not violate any rights, including intellectual property rights such as copyright or trademark rights.
  • agree that if you connect to Lingua Bud via another social media network platform (Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Google, etc), you give us full permission to access and use your information from these social networks as permitted by them.
  • agree that you are responsible for anything that happens through your account until you close down your account or prove that your account security was compromised due to no fault of your own.
  • cannot join if you are a convicted sex offender.

Any member who ignores these guidelines will have their account terminated.

Limitations Of Liability

Lingua Bud also automatically collects and receives certain information from your computer or mobile device, including the activities you perform on our Website, the Platforms, and the Applications, the type of hardware and software you are using (for example, your operating system or browser), and information obtained from cookies. For example, each time you visit the Website or otherwise use the Services, we automatically collect your IP address, browser and device type, access times, the web page from which you came, the regions from which you navigate the web page, and the web page(s) you access (as applicable).

When you first register for a Lingua Bud account, and when you use the Services, we collect some Personal Information about you such as:

  • The geographic area where you use your computer and mobile devices
  • Your full name, username, and email address and other contact details
  • A unique Lingua Bud user ID (an alphanumeric string) which is assigned to you upon registration
  • Other optional information as part of your account profile
  • Your IP Address and, when applicable, timestamp related to your consent and confirmation of consent
  • Other information submitted by you or your organizational representatives via various methods

General Prohibitions

By using Lingua Bud, you agree:

  • not to advertise any other business, products, or services you sell commercially while using Lingua Bud, unless you are an instructor advertising your language learning services via Lingua Bud and/or your course designed for Lingua Bud.
  • not to post, say, or display any information or other material that is: racist, discriminatory, sexist, ageist, homophobic, transphobic, or offensive in any way, shape, or form. You also agree not to bully, stalk, threaten, or abuse any other user in any way.
  • not to use Lingua Bud to do anything unlawful.
  • not to share any information that infringes, misappropriates or violates a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy.
  • to not upload viruses or other malicious code while using Lingua Bud.
  • not to discuss any illegal activity while using Lingua Bud.
  • not to ask for or offer sexually explicit material, and/or material harmful to children.
  • not to reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for any underlying intellectual property used with Lingua Bud.
  • not to collect users’ content or information.
  • not to attempt to probe or test our systems or breach any security or authentication measures.
  • not to engage in any activity that could disable, impair, or compromise the proper functionality of Lingua Bud.
  • not to access an account that belongs to someone else, nor to ask for their credentials.

Assets Used In The Live Preview Content

Lingua Bud Landing Page uses tracking technology on the landing page, in the Applications, and in the Platforms, including mobile application identifiers and a unique Hootsuite user ID to help us recognize you across different Services, to monitor usage and web traffic routing for the Services, and to customize and improve the Services. By visiting Lingua Bud or using the Services you agree to the use of cookies in your browser and HTML-based emails. Cookies are small text files placed on your device when you visit a web site in order to track use of the site and to improve your user experience.