Who we are

The Language Centre is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University, Prague in the Czech Republic. One of our many activities is running the Writing Point blog, which aims to help users learn more about English academic writing. The Writing Point address is http://writing-point.fsv.cuni.cz.

Information we collect and why


When a visitor leaves a comment on this site, the following data is collected: data shown in the comment form, and the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string. This helps spam detection.

An anonymised email hash may be provided to the Gravatar service. The Gravatar privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. When your comment is approved, your profile image becomes visible to the public alongside your comment.

Contact forms

Data from the contact form is stored in our database for up to one year. We only use such data to respond to enquiries. We do not use the data for marketing purposes (e.g. we do not send unsolicited newsletters or marketing announcements).


If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. Such cookies expire after one year.

Third-party sites

Our blog posts may contain embedded content (e. g. videos, images, articles, etc.) The embedded content follows the privacy policy of the site containing it, which may collect data about you, use cookies, follow your interaction with the embedded content etc. We are not responsible for the use of any personal information you disclose to third-party sites.

Read our Cookie policy.


We use the Google Analytics service which tracks website visitor traffic and stores data anonymously. This data does not allow tracking of the online behaviour of an individual person.

Who we share data with

The data collected from visitors to our site is processed and shared with Google Analytics, a service run by Google Inc.,. Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA

How long we retain data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata will be stored for an indefinite period. Data is stored for the purpose of automatic recognition and acceptance of any subsequent comments that you may make.

Your rights

If you have left a comment on our site, you may request an exported file containing your personal data that we store, including data that you have provided us. You may also request the deletion of any personal data that we hold about you. This does not include data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal or safety purposes.

Transferring data

Visitor comments may be checked via an automated spam detection service which may be situated abroad.


email address wp.cjp@fsv.cuni.cz
phone +420 222 112 308

Additional information

Information about how we protect your personal data and what we do in case of data leakage is available here: https://cuni.cz/UKEN-903.html.