Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Worldwide IQ Test ("Worldwide IQ Test", "we", "our") values your privacy and the security of your personal information. If you have any questions, contact us at support(at) or send us feedback by using our contact form.


Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was updated on the 26th of November 2020.

Worldwide IQ Test (later "Worldwide IQ Test", "we" or "our") values your privacy and the security of your personal information. If you have any questions, contact us at support(at) or send us feedback by using our contact form.

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What information do we gather about you?

Automatically collected information

If you're just browsing our website, we collect the same general information as most other sites out there do, such as cookies and web server logs. We collect this from everybody, no matter if you're taking our tests or just reading the articles on our website.

Our website uses HTTPS encryption in the communication between your browser and our servers, so no information will be transferred over the internet without encryption.

Privacy Policy. What information do we gather about you?

We also use Google Analytics to monitor users visiting our website. Google Analytics collects information about visitor's browser type, language, referring site, date and time of each request, and much more. Please read more about Google Analytics at the link above.

We use Google AdSense to show ads on our website. For more information on how Google uses information from sites that use Google's services, please visit Google's Privacy & Terms page.

The personal information you provide to us

From the people taking our IQ tests, we also collect the following information:

1. Nick name (pseudonym)
2. Email *(required, the IQ Test Results will be sent to this email address)
3. Date of birth
4. Gender
5. The field of education
6. The length of education
7. Country
8. IP address
9. Number of correct answers
10. IQ Score (Calculated)
11. The start time of the test
12. The end time of the test
13. The send time of IQ Test Results to the confirmation email
14. Language code
15. Payment information (third party company, see the chapter "With whom do we share the personal information?")

This information is collected from the data you provide to us.

How is the information used?

The information is used to calculate an accurate IQ score for the visitor from the data he/she provides us. From the optional fields 3-8 (see the paragraph "Personal information you provide to us"), we also make a paid PDF report with an in-depth peer group analysis if that information is given to us.

Your IP address is collected for tax reasons to locate your country. We are using an IP location service called "IPAPI" ( to resolve your country based on your IP address. HTTPS Encryption is used between our servers and the IPAPI service.

With whom do we share your personal information?

The information we collect will be maintained on servers located in the European Union (EU). If you're visiting our site from elsewhere, your information will be kept outside of your country. However, we will take all required measures to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

When you buy a test from us, your payment will be processed by Braintree, a payment service owned and operated by PayPal. For more information about what personal data will be collected by Braintree or PayPal, see the Braintree Privacy Policy and the Legal Agreements for PayPal Services.

Disclosure of your personal information

If we are involved in the sale of a business, your personal information may be transferred. We will notify you before your personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

How long we retain your personal information?

We will retain your personal information only for as long as it is necessary to calculate the IQ Score reliably and to form a peer group analysis based on the information you give to us with the help of the Gaussian curve.

How long we retain your personal information?

For performance reasons, we may clean our database at quantitative intervals. However, your information will be saved for at least 14 days to allow you to download the IQ Test Report within that time. We do not guarantee that the IQ Test Results will be available for download after that time.

Data protection rights under the GDPR

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights:

- The right to access the personal information we have on you
- The right to modify that personal information
- The right to delete that personal information
- The right to withdraw consent
- The right to data portability

If you wish to exercise your data protection rights, please use our contact form to Contact us. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We will make updates to our Privacy Policy from time to time. After updating our Privacy Policy, we will also update the "last updated" date, which can be found at the beginning of this article.

Any updates to our Privacy Policy will take effect immediately from the updated date and will replace the previous Privacy Policies in whole.

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