Privacy Policy of IQ Science

Effective Date: 29 January 2024

1. Introduction

Welcome to IQ Science (https://iqscience.com/). This Privacy Policy explains how Curiosity Cave Pty Ltd, operating as IQ Science, located at PO Box 150, Arundel, Queensland 4214, Australia, collects, uses, and shares information about you when you visit our website or interact with our services.

2. Information Collection and Use

We collect and use information in the following ways:

– Google Analytics and Google AdSense: We use Google Analytics and Google AdSense to understand how our website is used and to display personalized advertising. These services use cookies and similar tracking technologies to collect information such as your IP address, browser type, the pages you visit, and the ads you interact with.
– Contact Data: When you voluntarily post comments on our website or submit a contact form, we collect basic contact data like your name, email address and IP address.
– Purpose of Data Collection: The information is used to improve our website, provide personalized content and advertising, and communicate with you.

3. Compliance with Google’s Policies

Our use of Google Analytics and Google AdSense complies with the policies set forth by Google, including their data usage policies.

4. GDPR Compliance

As we operate in and/or offer our services to users in the European Union, we adhere to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This includes:

– User Rights: You have the right to access, correct, delete, or transfer your personal data. You also have the right to object to certain processing and to withdraw consent for any consent-based processing at any time.
– Data Transfer: Personal data may be transferred outside the EU and will be protected in compliance with GDPR requirements. For example, our website hosting service and backup service are both located within the United States, and our head office is based in Australia.

5. Data Sharing and Disclosure

We do not sell your personal data. Data may be shared with third parties only in the following situations:

– Legal Obligations: If required by law or to protect our legal rights.
– Service Providers: With vendors or service providers who support our business.

6. Data Security

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

7. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and similar technologies to track user activity on our website and hold certain information. You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level.

8. User Consent and Opt-Out Options

By using our website, you consent to our collection and use of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. You can opt out of targeted advertising through your browser settings or directly on ad platforms.

9. Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

10. Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at privacy@curiositycave.com.