PRIVACY POLICY


WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU VIA THIS WEBSITE?


This information includes any details that you type in and submit such as:


- Name : First name, Last name


- Title


- Gender


- Date of Birth


- Postal Address


- Email address



This information is needed by the survey companies to enable you to join their panels and then email you the appropriate surveys to participate in. Survey panel selection may be based upon one of more demographics e.g. age, gender and location Without this data we are unable to help you to join their survey panels.



INFORMATION COLLECTED TO IMPROVE YOUR EXPERIENCE ON OUR WEBSITE


Cookies


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. This also saves you from re-entering information when you return to the site. Most web browsers can be set to: prevent you from receiving new cookies; notify you before accepting cookies or disable cookies altogether. Details about this can normally be found in the ‘Help’ facility provided with your browser. If you do not want your visits to our website to be monitored in this way you can disable certain cookie functions as described below:


- If you wish, you can usually adjust your browser so that your computer does not accept cookies. If you do this, you will still be able to browse around the site but certain functions will not be available.


- Alternatively you can adjust your browser to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer. How you adjust your browser to stop it accepting cookies or to notify you of them, will depend on the type of Internet browser programme your computer uses. If your computer uses Microsoft Windows Explorer or Mozilla Firefox, you will need to follow these instructions after clicking onto this link www.allaboutcookies.org .



Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.



IP Address


Your browser also generates other information, including which language the site is displayed in, and your Internet Protocol address (“IP address”). An IP address is a set of numbers which is assigned to your computer during a browsing session whenever you log on to the internet via your internet service provider or your network (if you access the Internet from, for example, a computer at work). Your IP address is automatically logged by our servers and used to collect traffic data about visitors to our web sites. We do not use your IP address to identify you personally but these logs may contain unique identifiable information left by your computer. We use IP addresses for the following purposes:


- To ensure that we are not receiving fraudulent registrations from the same IP address as evidence in the event of being challenged for sending unsolicited email. The IP address log would show that a registration took place on a given day.



HOW DOES OPINION GROUPS USE YOUR INFORMATION?


To help you to earn rewards or incentives from our listed survey companies you provide us with your details. You select which market research companies you would like to carry out surveys for. With your consent, we then use your details to give you the opportunity to take part in their surveys and earn rewards and incentives by doing so.



WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I SUBMIT MY DATA?


After selecting the market research companies that you would like to join and before clicking on ‘Proceed to earn now’ you will be asked to confirm that you have read their and our privacy policies and that you agree to all parties’ terms and conditions. After this you will be contacted in one of two ways:


1. You will receive an email directly from the company or companies you have selected asking you to confirm that you wish to join their panel(s).


2. Where the company does not have an email invitation process in place, we will send you an email on their behalf (this will be from info@opiniongroups.com and clearly state the company or brand name that you selected). A link will enable you to confirm that you wish to join their panel(s).



ABOUT OUR SELECTED SURVEY COMPANIES


We have carefully selected a list of quality survey companies. All of the survey companies listed on opiniongroups.com are willing to reward you for taking part in their sponsored surveys. Our website explicitly shows the type of rewards and/ or incentives they offer. We are constantly monitoring the survey companies that we have selected to ensure that people who participate in the online surveys are getting the best possible experience and are being rewarded for their time.



ARE THERE ANY GUARANTEES AS TO THE QUALITY OF THE SURVEY COMPANIES LISTED ON OPINIONGROUPS.COM ?


We are unable to offer any guarantees as to the quality of the survey companies that are listed with TopPaidSurveys.co.uk and are not responsible for your ongoing relationship with them once you have selected them from this website.



TO KEEP YOU UPDATED ON OPINION GROUPS'S SERVICES


we will send you information about offers from new market research companies that we consider may be of particular interest to you. We will use your data to ensure that you only receive offers that are directly relevant to you. This may be based on a given market research company’s survey panel specific demographic requirements. These may include: age; location and/ or gender. You have a right at any time to opt-out from this by unsubscribing from our emails.



FOR CONTRACTUAL PURPOSES


We retain the data that we have passed on to the survey companies that you have selected to verify this, if needed to fulfil our contract with them.