Privacy

Here at the Opinion Compare, we value honesty, privacy and thoughtful opinions, and we’re pretty sure you value your privacy as well. In light of that, we’ve tried to simplify this information, so you can better understand what we’re about.

Ultimately, we want to use your feedback to change the way companies, brands or organisations interact with you. As such, we love to collect information and sometimes this information is personal. This isn’t so we can single you out, but rather so we can combine your feedback with others like you to find meaningful trends in our data.

Our goal is to make you feel valued for your feedback rather than to leave you worried about what your data is being used for. So please read through the below points to understand how we may collect and use your personal information.

GENERAL INFORMATION

By registering for an account with Opinion Compare, you’ll asked to provide information about yourself to set up your profile.

WHAT IS COLLECTED?

We collect information from you in a few different ways:

HOW IS THE INFORMATION USED?

Generally, the information you provide helps create insights that brands, companies, and organisations will use to better interact with their customers.

Information collected about you is also used by Opinion Compare internally to ensure you are provided with content and invited to surveys and research opportunities that are more relevant to you.

DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES

Opinion Compare will not sell, trade or share any personally identifiable information unless:

When we share our research findings with our clients or other third parties, this is done at an aggregate level, where your individual responses are combined with others that we speak to. This data is shared after being anonymised or de-identified and third parties won’t be able to know the identity of any specific research respondent.

In the event that you provide financial or banking account information to Opinion Compare so that we can transfer remuneration for your participation, this information will be kept strictly confidential and secure, and will only be used for the purposes of transferring remuneration.

ACCESSING & CONTROLLING YOUR ACCOUNT

You will always have the ability to edit, update or changing your profile information on Opinion Compare. Using and maintaining your Opinion Compare account is completely opt-in, and as such you may close your account at any time.

ENQUIRIES

If you have any questions or complaints about either our privacy policies or procedures, please let us know via our ‘Contact Us’ page.

Effective October 29 2018

Registration:

In order to use this website, users must first complete the registration form and provide some personal information including demographic information and contact information. Opinion Compare uses your demographic information (such as age, gender, etc.) to invite you to appropriate research sessions. We also use the demographic information you submit to interpret the results of our research. (For example, if we did a survey on television watching habits we might report that 60% of single people watch TV at least 3 days a week.) Opinion Compare uses your contact information (such as name, email address, and postal address) to invite you to participate in Opinion Compare sessions and to pay you for your participation. Opinion Compare will not disclose your identity or any of your personally identifiable information without your authorization.

Cookies:

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information. Opinion Compare serves session cookies only once the user closes his or her browser, the session is ended and the cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. We may also use cookies to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Users who reject cookies will have limited use of our site. For example, the user will not be able to participate in an Opinion Compare research session. Cookies are not linked to any personally identifiable information.

Log Files:

We use IP addresses, browser type, referring URLs, operating system, and date/time stamp to analyse trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in optimizing the performance of our site and our services. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to any personally identifiable information.

Links:

The Opinion Compare Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Opinion Compare is 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 that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

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