Last Updated 06/26/2013
We gather information which enables us to personalize and improve our services. We collect the following types of information from our users.
In order for you to use certain of the Site's Services, you may be asked to provide to us with certain Personal Information. Personal Information includes, without limitation: (1) "Contact Data" (such as your name, company name, mailing address, and e-mail address); (2) "Demographic Data" (such as you zip code and age). In each case, you will be asked to provide Personal Information; the Site will not gather it surreptitiously.
You are under no obligation to provide Personal Information, with the caveat that your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain of the Site's Services.
We collect information to provide better services to all of our users. We may receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with our website or services. The Company automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, Company cookie information, the page you requested and game, test and training program data.
Generally, our service automatically collects usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to our site and its components, similar to TV ratings that indicate how many people watched a particular show. Company uses this data in aggregate form, that is, as a statistical measure, and not in a manner that would identify you personally.
We collect information to provide better services to all of our users. Cookies are small data files placed on your computer by websites you visit in order to help them remember certain information about you. At Brainturk, we set only a few cookies for tracking user preferences, authentication, and collecting anonymous analytics that tell us how and when pages in our Site are visited and by how many people.
Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. We strongly recommend that you leave the cookies activated. However, if you turn off the cookie feature, portions of the Brainturk website may not function as intended.
It takes a lot of work to keep our site running and prevent abuse, and we sometimes use your data in order to facilitate this. Your information is used internally only where necessary to provide our services.
We also use the information to manage and improve our Site, our games and our training. We may use your information, in aggregate form and in collaboration with outside researchers, to measure and quantify the effectiveness of our program. In our research, all the data is used in aggregate form or with your personal information removed. At no point will you be personally identifiable.
We may enhance or merge personal information with your other information and with data from third parties in order to better market and provide our products and services.
The Site may contain features, e.g. blogs, message boards, etc., that permit you to upload, post, transmit, display, perform or distribute content, information or other, including personal information. Any information that you choose to disclose by means of such features becomes public information over which we are unable to exercise control. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose information by means of such features, and you agree to assume all responsibility for doing so.
We may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information. We reserve the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information at our discretion. Any Feedback you provide will be governed by the Terms and Conditions.
If you have opted in to receiving marketing information, we use your personal information to customize and deliver that information to you.
Personal Information about our users is an integral part of our business. We do not share, rent or trade your Personal Information with unrelated third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We share your Personal Information only with our partners and affiliates as described below. We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. Examples include processing credit card payments with a secure third party provider. Unless we tell you differently, these agents do not have any right to use Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us.
We also disclose Personal Information when required to do so by law, or in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal mechanism, or when we believe, in our sole discretion, that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of the Company, third parties or the public at large.
The Site has implemented and maintains reasonable security procedures and practices to protect against the unauthorized access, use, modification, destruction or disclosure of your Personal Information. For example, we use one or more of SSL encryption, firewalls. User purchase information is encrypted.
We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about users who are under the age of 13.
The Site may contain links to third party websites. The Company neither owns nor controls these third-party websites and accordingly assumes no responsibility for the information practices of those websites. You should inform yourself with the privacy policies (if any) of those third-party websites.