Last Updated 15 March 2017
The Mind Lab Limited (we, us or our) has developed MINDLABKIDS.COM (the Site) to provide a fun, collaborative learning platform for the purpose of providing children engaging ways to learn about science, technology, engineering, and maths. These challenges are designed to stretch learning and to encourage children to experiment, test, explore and build knowledge and skills.
1. Collection of information
2. How we use your information
3. Public Forums and Chat Features
4. Social Media Features and Widgets
5. Sharing your information with third parties
6. Your controls and choices
9. Contact information
Collection of information:
We gather various information about users of the Site. This information includes:
Registration information you provide when you create an Account on the Site, including your first name and surname, date of birth, email address of parent or guardian, username and password.
Personal Information you provide to us through any other method (including without limitation correspondence and discussions whether on the Site or via other means).
Location information when you visit the Site including location information either provided by a mobile device or associated with your IP address, where we are permitted by law to process this information.
Usage, viewing and technical data, including your device identifier or IP address, when you visit our Site.
Aggregated data, which tracks traffic to the Site, and cookies, which are pieces of information transferred to your computer hard drive for record keeping (such as your preferences on our Site).
How we use your information
This includes distributing the information to selected third parties for marketing purposes and for our internal business purposes, including any sale of our business or a material part of it. If we want to use your User Generated Content for any other purpose, we will request your consent
If you participate in an online activity on the Site, your personal information may be used by us for the following purposes:
Providing you with the online interactive products and services on the Site.
Allowing you to participate in the Online Services.
Verifying your age for consent purposes.
Communicating with you about your Account or online participation and sending you information about features on the Site or changes to our policies.
Monitoring, developing and improving the Site and ensuring that content on the Site is presented in the most effective manner for the user.
Keeping the Site relevant and of interest to users.
Investigating any complaints relating to the misuse of the Site.
Responding to any queries and/or comments you have sent to us.
Marketing of selected products and services, by us or by selected third parties.
For our own business purposes, including in relation to any sale of our business or a material part of it.
Such other use that you authorise.
You will have the option to choose not to receive certain types of email communications from us, except for those that are absolutely necessary to notify you of or any changes to the Site, your use of the Site, or any of our policies. Any emails we send will always contain a link at the bottom allowing you to be removed from our mailing list.
Public Forums and Chat Features
You should be aware that any personal information you choose to share within public forums or chat features offered on the Site may be read, collected and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from publicly available areas of the Site, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
Social Media Features and Widgets
Sharing your information with third parties
We will only share your personal information with our related parties or other trusted third parties in the following circumstances:
as required by law;
where that disclosure is needed for our own business purposes, on any sale of our business or material part of it;
to selected third parties for marketing purposes enabling them to send you offers and promotions about their products and/or services; or
when you ask us to share your personal information with third-party sites or platforms, such as social networking sites.
While we take reasonable measures to ensure that your personal information is delivered and disclosed only as set out above, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. We therefore cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit or receive through the Site. These activities are conducted at your own risk.
Your controls and choices
You have the right to:
correct, update and/or delete your Account;
choose whether to receive marketing communications from us, and to opt-out of receiving any marketing communications from us at any time; and/or
request access to, and correction of, the personal information we hold about you.
If you are under the age of 18, by creating an Account, you authorise us to grant your parent or legal guardian those same rights on your behalf.
Although we take reasonable steps to ensure that all information we use is accurate, we depend on our users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary. We offer the ability for users to correct or change their personal information at any time and as often as necessary.
You may exercise these rights, or request access to or of your personal information, by visiting your Account on the Site or by emailing email@example.com. If you contact us by email or phone (+64 09 964 4444) we may need to verify your identity for security purposes. Changes may take up to 10 days to take effect. If you have questions regarding the specific personal information about you that we hold, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will hold your information for as long as your Account is active or as is needed to provide services to you. If you wish to cancel your Account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, contact us at email@example.com.
track traffic patterns to and from the Site including information like the pages you visit, the time you spend on each page, the date and time of your visit, and referring pages (pages you came from or go to); and
ensure advertising is being shown to the most appropriate person and limit the frequency of display for certain ad formats.
You can choose to disable cookies by turning them off in your web browser settings and/or deleting them from your hard drive. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use the Site but you may have limited or no access to some features or functions of the Site if the cookies are turned off.