When you visit our Site or other websites and apps that use our Services, we collect certain information about you and your device. We collect information in different ways and from different sources:
- We may collect information about your activity across multiple websites or mobile applications through our integrations on client and partner properties or media campaigns, to enable advertisers and their partners to better understand the effectiveness of their various advertising campaigns.
- When you use our technology to, for example, sign up for an account with us, we collect information that you to provide us, such as name and email address.
We collect various types of information from individuals to provide and deliver products, Services, and/or content to our users. Examples of information we collect from you include:
Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) collection. Visual IQ only collects PII with your specific knowledge and consent, and takes policy and procedural steps to avoid and address accidental collection. Depending on the jurisdiction in which you reside, some information that we collect or combine with other information may be considered “Personal Data” subject to additional privacy and data protection requirements.
Synchronization data. This data may include identifiers that represent or correspond to PII. We may collect this data when we synchronize identifiers with clients and partners in the course of delivering our Services. We use synchronization data to help our clients and partners associate this information with their known users.
In addition to collecting data for the purposes listed above, we may also collect and transfer registration information that users voluntarily enter when interacting with the Visual IQ Site. Some of this registration information could be classified as PII. This may include, but is not limited to, our business customers’ or prospects’ names, postal addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers. We do not sell or rent data collected from our Site, and only transfer such data to third-party service providers as necessary to for lead generation and other marketing initiatives. We also receive and store non-PII from Site visits to better target our own ads for Visual IQ Services and to analyze our customer base. We do not collect or process PII in providing our Services to clients.
We may collect information about you across multiple websites or mobile applications in order to:
We only share your information with third parties with your consent or in accordance with the practices described in this Policy. The only exceptions to this statement relate to fulfilling our legal obligations, listed below:
(a) in order to cooperate with official investigations or legal proceedings initiated by governmental and/or law enforcement officials, as well as private parties;
(b) to protect our rights or property;
(c) for purposes of health, safety and other matters of public interest;
(e) to operate or conduct maintenance and repair of our Services or equipment, as authorized by law
We may also transfer, sell, or assign your information to third parties in the event of our sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of substantial assets, reorganization, or liquidation for uses consistent with this Policy. We may also allow access to our database containing your information by third parties that provide us with services, such as technical maintenance.
Visual IQ receives the data of individuals from two sources: Visual IQ’s own pixel technology and data collected by third parties. Visual IQ data collection opt-out information is detailed below
We honor any modifications you make to your mobile device operating system settings. To opt-out of data collection via your mobile device operating system:
Opting-Out of Third Party Data Collection
To learn more about how you can exercise your choices with respect to other companies’ collection and use of data for purposes of interest-based advertising, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices.
This Site may contain links to third party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these third party websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy policies of third party sites before proceeding.
In the course of providing our Services, we may transfer, store, and process information that we collect to servers and databases located outside of your state, province, country or jurisdiction. We store user data pertaining to EU citizens in data centers located in the EU. See the “Privacy Shield” section of this Policy for further information.
We implement security measures to protect against the unauthorized access, loss, misuse, and alteration of data that we collect. In the unlikely event that the security of your information is compromised, we may notify you via your computer, mobile or other device.
We retain user information collected for our Services only as long as necessary to fulfill our legitimate business purposes. In no event do we retain user-level data longer than 14 months. Aggregated data that is not stored at the individual user level may be held indefinitely.
We are committed to protecting the online privacy of children. In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), we do not knowingly collect any personal information from or provide any Services to children under the age of 13.
Visual IQ has certified compliance with the Department of Commerce to participate in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework (“Privacy Shield”) by adopting and implementing the Privacy Shield Principles (“Principles”). Visual IQ adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement for personal data submitted by our customers in participating European countries through our Services. We may also process personal data our customers submit relating to individuals in the EU via other compliance mechanisms, including data processing agreements based on the EU Standard Contractual Clauses. If there is any conflict between the terms in this section and the Principles, the Principles shall govern. For more information about the Privacy Shield, visit http://www.privacyshield.gov.