We are committed to clearly describing to Respondents how their information may be collected and used. Our technology is used to measure the effectiveness of digital advertisements and is used, for example, (i) by website publishers to launch invitations to complete market research surveys, (ii) by advertisers that have asked us to perform research for them to measure the impact of advertising in leading to certain decisions, such as making a purchase and (iii) by advertisers to study the influence of digital communications in forming brand or product preferences.
Personal Information about Respondents
In the course of responding to our surveys or sweepstakes/contests, you may have the opportunity to explicitly agree to share personal information with us, such as an email address, mobile phone number or first and last name. We maintain this personal information in a database, and may use this information to invite you to participate in future surveys, provided you have consented to receiving email or mobile communications from us. Your decision to participate in our surveys is completely at your discretion.
We may use the information we have about you to match it with other public and private data sources maintained by third parties in order to enhance our records, such as appending additional information about you to the database that we maintain which is associated with a unique identifier for you.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from anyone under the age of 13 without appropriate consent as required by applicable law, we will delete this information from our database of active Respondents.
We may request information (typically email address, mobile phone number or your mailing address) from you to enable you to participate in sweepstakes/contests. Sweepstakes/contest participation is completely voluntary and users may choose whether or not to disclose this information. Your personal information may be shared with the third party vendors who process the sweepstakes/contests in order to notify winner(s) and fulfill the prizes, solely for those purposes.
If you would prefer not to receive future web survey invitations from us, please follow the instructions below in the “Opt-Out Policy” section.
Panel Partner Respondents
If you are a Panel Partner Respondent, you will not be invited to participate in one of our sweepstakes, nor will we ask you for your email address. If you no longer wish to participate as a Panel Partner Respondent, you should opt out through your Panel company
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Disclosure of Information
When a Respondent supplies their personal information, such as an email address or phone number, during the course of completing a survey or sweepstakes/contest it may be shared with our vendors and subcontractors to manage our business activities, such as product fulfillment and sweepstakes/contest management. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us and not for their own benefit or other purposes.
If a user wishes to participate in future surveys, we may request an email address. Out of respect for our users' privacy, we also enable users to prevent the receipt of future survey invitations by following the Opting-Out practices outlined below.
At a user's request, we may communicate via email, chat, or telephone to answer service-related questions. Emails and/or chats transcripts may be maintained by us to provide assistance in resolving any inquiries.
We may disclose information as required by law or legal process. We may disclose information to investigate suspected fraud, harassment or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, or the terms or policies for our services or our sponsors. We may transfer your information in connection with the sale, merger, reorganization or change of control of our company or the division responsible for the services with which your information is associated or as part of a bankruptcy proceeding.
If you contact us through the Site to inquire about a job or ask a question, then we may use and disclose your contact information as necessary to process your request, such as considering your application for employment.
We may share information that we have collected with our clients and business partners in the form of reports which do not identify any individual by the name, email address or similar personal information.
We are sensitive to the privacy and security of your personal information and will make reasonable efforts to maintain the security of such information. However, we cannot guarantee absolute security as such information may be transmitted using the Internet, other public telecommunication networks, servers, hardware or software ("systems") that are not owned, operated, or controlled by us.
Survey opt-out: If you would prefer not to receive future survey invitations from us [based upon the cookie we have placed on your device or LSO we use], please click below:
When you do this, we will place an opt-out cookie on your device that will identify you as having no interest in further surveys or sweepstakes/contest invitations. Please note that if you remove cookies from your device, you could receive another invitation since our technology will have no way of knowing if an invitation has been previously offered. If you choose to use the features of your browser or device to clear cookies instead of using the link above, then the LSOs may not be removed.
Maintaining, Updating, Deleting, or Deactivating Personal Information
If a user's personal information (such as phone number, email or postal address) changes, or if a user no longer wishes to use our service, we provide a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate users' personal information. This can be done by emailing Customer Support at email@example.com or through one of the contact methods listed below. We will attempt to respond to any request within 30 days of submitting the request.
Users who respond to our surveys or sweepstakes/contests will be assigned a unique user ID. The information associated with this unique ID, such as the last time you viewed or completed a survey, will be stored for a period of 1 year. In the event you elect to submit your email address upon completion of a survey or in connection with a sweepstake/contest or otherwise contact us, it will be deleted 2 years after it is last used by us. If you wish to request that we no longer use your contact information to provide you services, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your email address will be retained on our ”Do Not Contact” list to ensure that we comply with your request.
Aggregated data, which does not give us the ability to contact or identify an individual, will be stored for analytical purposes for as long as it has a business purpose.
We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations and resolve disputes.
This Web site and surveys may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site they visit.
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