Privacy Policy

We understand how important your personal information is to you as a user, and we take utmost care to protect it. We only collect this information in order to facilitate your use of the service. The legal basis for our collection of your personal information is your affirmative consent to our processing of your personal data when you signed up to the service, or when you reaffirmed your consent through email.

Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the data controller of personal data is Testable SRL, Romania. We can be contacted at minds@testable.org.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?

When registering on our site, you are asked to enter your name, your email address, your sex and date of birth. It is compulsory to provide the first two for communication purposes, and the last two for access to online experiments. We may also ask for your phone number for one-time verification of your identity (to ensure that researchers are sending experiments to real people, and that there is no duplication possible). You are able to opt-out of this, although it may mean you won’t have access to all of the experiments on our website.

We may also collect and process data regarding your correspondence with us, your participation in experiments and your visits to our website.

We will retain your personal information for up to two years, in which case we will contact you under legitimate interest grounds to clarify whether you wish your account to remain open.

You must be over 18 to use Testable Minds.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, fill out a form, complete experiments, or enter information on our site.

When completing an experiment, your personal data is kept strictly confidential. Researchers managing experiments on the site may receive de-identified data. That means you will not be personally identifiable from this information.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, participate in an experiment, browse experiments, surf the website, or use other site features to personalise your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content you may be interested in.

Who do we share your information with?

Your de-identified personal information may be shared with researchers who use our service to host experiments.

How do we protect your information?

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks located in the European Economic Area and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. Should a data breach occur, we will notify you via email within 7 business days. All money transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

Your rights
Right to access your personal data

You can request access to your personal data free of charge, although if the request is unfounded or excessive, we charge a reasonable fee to cover administrative costs. We will provide this information within one month of receipt in an electronic format.

Right to rectification

If the data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you are entitled to contact us to have that data rectified. We must respond within one month. If we decide not to take action, it is our duty to explain this to you - you then have a right to complain to Romania’s National Authority for Data Processing ICO and then could potentially have a judicial remedy.

Right to erasure

You are entitled to ask for your personal data to be erased when:

  • Our processing of that data is no longer necessary for the original purpose
  • You withdraw your consent
  • You object to processing and there is no overriding legitimate interest for continuing the processing
  • The personal data was unlawfully processed
  • The personal data has to be erased to comply with a legal obligation
Right to restrict processing

We will restrict this when requested if:

  • The personal data we hold is inaccurate
  • Where processing is unlawful
  • We no longer need the personal data, but you need it for a legal claim
Right to data portability

You have the right to request your personal data from us in a machine-readable format, which you can then transmit to any other provider you wish to hold your data. We will respond with this information within one month.

Do we use 'cookies'?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the experiments you saved for completing later. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since all browsers are different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information without your consent.

Third-party links

We do not currently include or offer third-party products or services on our website.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using this email address: minds@testable.org.

Got a complaint about our use of your personal data?

Please contact us at the above email address, or contact Romania’s National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Processing at http://www.dataprotection.ro.