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We may also collect certain information automatically, such as information about: (i) your device or computer and its capabilities, including, but not limited to, the operating system, IP address, device carrier, device type, time zone, network status, browser type, browser identifier, location and other information that alone or in combination may be used to uniquely identify your device or computer; and (ii) your activities in connection with Survey Topper Services, including, without limitation, survey data and responses, and reward, incentive, and/or sweepstakes information. Specific examples of this information, and the technology that collects it, are below:

Cookies: Cookies are small information packets sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server, which enables a web server to identify and track web browsers. There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your device or computer indefinitely until deleted. We may use session and persistent cookies for several purposes including, without limitation, to provide a better survey experience, quality control, validation, to enable or facilitate survey participation, tracking of completed surveys or other completed actions, and for fraud detection and/or prevention. Cookies help us recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information that you previously shared with us, such as your setting preferences. In order to use Survey Topper, you must have cookies enabled on your browser. Use of Cookies

The following types of cookies are used on the Website, for the following purposes:
Web Cookie: Web cookies to track the use of this website from the same browser on the same machine. This information will be stored and used anytime we see the same browser.

Adobe Flash Cookie: Adobe Flash cookies to track the use of the Website on the same machine from different browsers. This information will be stored and used anytime we see the same device. Microsoft Silverlight Cookie: Microsoft Silverlight cookies to track the use of the Website on the same machine from different browsers. This information will be stored and used anytime we see the same device.

Refusing cookies: Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”. In order to use Survey Topper, you must have cookies enabled on your browser.

Log Files: We may automatically gather and store certain information in log files, including, without limitation, data available from your web browser, including, without limitation, IP Address, browser type, Internet service provider, pages you visit, referring/exiting pages, operating system, date/time stamp and click stream data.

Digital Fingerprinting: Generally, digital fingerprinting assigns a unique identifier to your device or computer based upon the device’s or computer’s technical settings, characteristics and IP Address. We use digital fingerprinting technology for quality control and validation purposes and fraud detection and/or prevention, including, but not limited to, identifying duplicate or fraudulent respondents.

Do Not Track: We allow third-party companies to collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit our web site. These companies may utilize cookies, pixels or other technologies to collect and use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., hashed data, click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit the websites of the Digital Advertising Alliance at www.aboutads.info and Networking Advertising Initiative at www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.

INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM THIRD PARTIES

We may obtain personal and demographic information from third parties, including, but not limited to, information services bureaus. We may use the personal and demographic information for various purposes, including, without limitation, data validation, data append and fraud detection purposes.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

In addition to other purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy, we use information collected through Survey Topper Services as follows: (i) to communicate with you regarding your membership with a Panel; (ii) to communicate with you regarding your participation in a survey(s); (iii) to tailor survey opportunities to you; (iv) to send you notifications of survey opportunities; (v) to comply with any and all legal obligations, including, without limitation, tax obligations; (vi) to administer and manage our reward and incentive programs and fulfill your requests for rewards and incentives; (vii) to facilitate your entry into sweepstakes and promotions and communicate with you regarding such entries (viii) to update our records; (ix) to comply with any data suppression obligations or requirements; (x) for identity verification and fraud detection and/or prevention purposes; and (xi) as otherwise permitted under to this Privacy Policy or as otherwise authorized by you.

COMMUNICATIONS YOU WILL RECEIVE

We or our agents, processors, vendors or subcontractors may contact you or communicate with you as follows via email communications for the purpose of: (i) sending you survey invitations, (ii) communicating with you regarding your survey participation (past, present and/or future),(iii) communicating with you regarding reward or incentive information, inquiries, and redemption, (iv) communicating with you regarding sweepstakes or prize draw promotions, (v) sending you newsletters, (vi) sending you notices required to be provided under this privacy policy or required by law, (vii) communicating with you regarding promotions, (viii) responding to inquiries received from you, and (ix) sending you communications to confirm your identity and for fraud detection and prevention purposes. By agreeing to become a Panel member, you agree to receive invitations to participate in surveys. You may unsubscribe from Panel membership at any time, see “How to Opt Out" below.

HOW WE SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION AND OTHER INFORMATION COLLECTED WITH THIRD PARTIES

We may disclose personal information and other information collected to third parties as follows:
  1. With your consent, other than your consent to the processing and sharing described in this Privacy Policy and specifically this section.
  2. Under applicable law or in response to a subpoena or an order of a court or government agency.
  3. To establish, exercise, or defend legal claims of an individual or Survey Topper.
  4. To establish or exercise our legal rights.
  5. If we believe disclosure is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing.
  6. To protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of our company, our employees, our users, or others; or to enforce Panel terms of use or other agreements or policies.
  7. In connection with a corporate change such as a merger, our acquisition by another company, or a partial or total sale of our assets.
  8. To authorized agents and/or vendors and subcontractors and clients, partners, who are providing services, including, without limitation, data append services, data validation services, fraud detection and/or prevention services, database-matching services, coding services, data segmentation services, and reward, and incentive related services, as well as market research partners that provide surveys.
  9. Your information may be shared with third parties in aggregate form. Aggregated data does not include personally identifiable information. This means that your survey responses may be combined with the responses of others who participate in surveys and those gathered responses are reported to the third party that commissioned the study.
  10. As otherwise permitted under this Privacy Policy.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

This Privacy Policy applies solely to the Services and this website and not to any other product or service. The Services and this website may contain links to a number of third party websites that we believe may offer services or useful information. In addition, when you navigate to a third party survey website, you may be asked to provide information to that website. The policies and procedures we described here do not apply to those websites. We recommend that you carefully read the privacy policies of each site that you visit for information on their privacy, security, data collection and distribution policies.

HOW YOUR PRIVACY IS PROTECTED

We use the latest security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of data. Access to all user information is restricted. Web servers and databases are housed and maintained in secure locations and protected by firewalls. We pride ourselves on updating and maintaining our security and privacy practices to ensure that your personal information remains protected at all times.

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT CHILDREN

We adhere to applicable laws and industry codes pertaining to the protection of children's privacy. Our Services are not designed or intended for use by any individual under the age of thirteen (13) and we do not knowingly collect Personal Data from anyone under the age of thirteen (13). If we become aware that we inadvertently collect Personal Data from anyone under this age threshold, we will promptly delete such Personal Data. Parents, guardians or other persons with parental rights are encouraged to contact us, as set forth below, to discuss this Privacy Policy and their rights to access, review, correct, delete or object to the processing of Personal Data of or about their child or children.

HOW TO OPT OUT

Panel members may opt-out by: (i) following the instructions provided in your membership account; (ii) clicking on the unsubscribe link contained in a survey invitation and following the instructions on the opt-out web page; or (iii) contacting us as at:

[email protected]
or by mail at:
16 Bhaduri Lane Serampore
Kolkata 712204
India

QUESTIONS OR COMPLAINTS OR OPTING OUT

If you have any questions or complaints regarding our privacy practices or this privacy policy or want to communicate an opt-out request or want to exercise your rights to access, review, correct, delete or object to the processing of Personal Data contact us via email at:

[email protected]
or by mail at:
16 Bhaduri Lane Serampore
Kolkata 712204
India
We will look into the matter immediately.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update or modify this privacy policy simply by posting such change, update or modification on the website. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the website.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify our privacy practices and update and make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time. We encourage you to refer to this Privacy Policy on an ongoing basis. This Privacy Policy is current as of the “Updated” date which appears at the top of this policy. We will treat Personal Data in a manner consistent with the Privacy Policy under which it was collected, unless we have your consent to treat it differently. By using the Services or this website following any Privacy Policy change, you freely and specifically give us your consent to collect, use, transfer and disclose your Personal Data in the manner specified in such then-current Privacy Policy.

Survey Topper's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use have been updated as of 03-09-18.

APPLICABILITY AND AGREEMENT

including, without limitation, (1) membership of a Survey Topper panel or subpanel, including, without limitation, the Panel (“Panel”), (2) use of and/or access to any Panel website (“Website”) (3) participation in any survey or study offered, provided, hosted, or administered by or through the Survey Topper Panel, and (4) your eligibility for, and/or redemption of, rewards, incentives, and prizes offered for certain actions and activities, including, without limitation, successfully completing surveys (collectively, the “Services”).

All references in these Terms to “Us” or “We” refer to Survey Topper. These “Terms” or “Agreement” constitute a legally binding agreement between you and Survey Topper. By signing up, accessing, using, and/or participating in the Services you hereby expressly agree to comply with, and be bound by, these Terms. Survey Topper reserves the right to refuse, restrict, prohibit, or reject your access to, use of, and/or participation in the Services, at any time and for any reason.

Please read the following Terms of Use carefully before using any of the services available on the Website (“Service”). Your use of the Service constitutes your agreement to be bound by this Agreement. THIS AGREEMENT ALSO INCLUDES A MANDATORY ARBITRATION CLAUSE AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE SERVICE.

MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY

Panel membership is generally open to individuals who satisfy the requirements for membership. We only allow one member per unique email address. Members are not permitted to create more than one Survey Topper account. Survey Topper may refuse to provide the Services to anyone, at any time and for any reason or no reason.

USE OF THE SERVICES

The Services are for personal, non-commercial use. You may use the Services only when and as available. Survey Topper reserves the right to change, modify, or eliminate, and/or restrict or block access to, all or any part of the Services, without notice, at any time, for any reason or no reason.

Survey Topper provides Panel members with the opportunity to participate in surveys. Participation in surveys is voluntary. By agreeing to become a Panel member, you agree to receive invitations to participate in surveys. You may unsubscribe from Panel membership at any time, see Section 12 "Opt Out Policy" below.

PANEL REGISTRATION AND PASSWORDS

In order to register as a Panel member, you must register with or for the Panel and provide certain personal information. Panel members are required to truthfully provide all information. Survey Topper reserves the right to restrict or prohibit your use of, access to, and/or participation in the Services if you provide, or Survey Topper reasonably suspects that you have provided, information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete. Survey Topper will either: (i) issue a user name and password to a Panel member, or (ii) permit a Panel member to create his/her own user name and password. Panel members are solely responsible for the security of their user names and passwords and will be solely liable and responsible for any use, whether authorized or unauthorized, of their membership accounts. Panel membership is specific to the individual who registers for membership with the Panel. You acknowledge that you are accessing, using, and/or participating in the Services in the capacity of an independent contractor, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this agreement.

UNAUTHORIZED USES

You agree not to: (i) use spiders, robots or other automated data mining techniques to catalog, download, store, or otherwise reproduce or distribute data or content available in connection with the Services, or to manipulate the results of any survey, prize draw, or contest; (ii) take any action to interfere with any Website or an individual's use of any Website, including, without limitation, by overloading, “flooding”, or “crashing” any Website; (iii) send or transmit any viruses, corrupted data, or any other harmful, disruptive, or destructive code, file, or information, including, without limitation, spyware; (iv) collect any personally identifiable information of or about any other user of the Services; (v) send unsolicited emails, including, without limitation, promotions and/or advertising of products or services; (vi) open, use, or maintain more than one (1) membership account with a Panel; (vii) forge or mask your true identity; (viii) frame a portion(s) of any Website within another website or alter the appearance of any Website; (ix) establish links from any other website to any page of, on, or located within any Website or to the Services, without the prior express written permission of Survey Topper; (x) post or transmit any threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, lewd, scandalous, or inflammatory material or content or any material or content that could otherwise violate Applicable Laws (as defined herein); (xi) impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (xii) send multiple emails from the referral function to the same email address or continue to send emails through the referral function after a recipient has requested not to receive further emails; (xiii) create more than one Survey Topper account; (xiv) attempt to inflate your points by circumventing or otherwise compromising our systems;(xv) engage in any fraudulent activity, including, without limitation, speeding through surveys, taking the same survey more than once, masking or forging your identity, submitting false information during the registration process, submitting false or untrue survey data, redeeming or attempting to redeem rewards, prizes, and/or incentives through false or fraudulent means, and tampering with surveys; (xvi) reverse engineer any aspect of the Services or do or take any act that might reveal or disclose the source code, or bypass or circumvent measurers or controls utilized to prohibit, restrict or limit access to any webpage, content or code, except as expressly permitted by Applicable Laws; (xvii) engage in any criminal or illegal act(s); (xviii) use Restricted Content (as defined herein) in violation or breach of these Terms; or (xx) encourage and/or advise any individual, including, without limitation, any Survey Topper, vendor or subcontractor employee, to commit any act(s) prohibited hereunder. When using the Service's email referral function, if you are notified by us that a person has requested to “opt out” of receiving emails from Survey Topper, you may not send further emails to that person's email address. You acknowledge and agree that Survey Topper will fully cooperate with all legal disclosure request(s) (e.g. court order or subpoena).

RESTRICTED CONTENT

interest in or to any Restricted Content. You agree to protect the confidentiality and secrecy of the Restricted Content and you agree not to modify, copy, reproduce, republish, display, transmit, distribute, reverse engineer, create derivative works of, decompile, or otherwise use, alter, or transfer Restricted Content without the prior express written consent of Survey Topper. You acknowledge and agree that Restricted Content may be subject to, and protected by, intellectual property laws, regulations, and codes. You further acknowledge and agree that if you breach or otherwise violate the restrictions, limitations, and prohibitions contained in this Section, in addition to any other rights or remedies available to Survey Topper, Survey Topper reserves the right to terminate, prohibit or restrict your use of, access to, and/or participation in the Services.

USER CONTENT

You are solely liable and responsible for all content, materials, information, and comments you use, upload, post or submit in connection with the Services (“User Content”). You are solely responsible for all third party approvals, consents, and/or authorizations required for User Content. If you submit User Content, the User Content may become publicly available and may be shared with third parties including, without limitation, Survey Topper's clients, clients of Survey Topper's clients, and third party service providers. User Content should only include audio, video, images, or the likeness of the individual submitting the User Content and should not contain copyrighted or trademarked content or material of any third party. User Content should not include audio, video, images, or the likeness of anyone other than the user. You will not receive compensation for any User Content.

By using, uploading, posting, or submitting User Content in connection with the Services, you hereby grant to Survey Topper a perpetual, irrevocable, unlimited, transferrable, sub-licensable, world-wide, royalty free, right and license to edit, copy, transmit, publish, display, create derivative works of, reproduce, modify, distribute, and otherwise use, modify, or distribute your User Content in any manner, without compensation or notice. You are solely responsible for the User Content. Survey Topper does not and cannot review all User Content and Survey Topper is not responsible for the User Content. Survey Topper reserves the right to delete, move, or edit User Content, that is, in Survey Topper's sole discretion, deemed to: (i) violate these Terms, (ii) violate copyright or trademark laws, or (iii) be abusive, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise unacceptable.

LICENSE GRANT

When you use the Services or a Website, we grant you a, personal, non-exclusive, revocable, limited license to use our Services. You acknowledge that we maintain all right, title, and interest in Services or Website. This license may be terminated if you violate any provisions listed in this Agreement or our Privacy Policy. Additionally, this license may be terminated if you are engaged in any activities that we determine, in our sole discretion, may damage the rights of Survey Topper or if your activities are in violation of any applicable laws.

CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Survey Topper
16 Bhaduri Lane
Serampore
WB. India-712204

REWARDS PROGRAMS

In connection with your use of the Services, you may have the opportunity to earn rewards, incentives, and entries into prize draws or sweepstakes. Information, official rules, and terms and conditions for rewards, incentives, and prize draws or sweepstakes may be available on the Panel Website, at the beginning or end of a survey, in survey invitations, on the website(s) for redeeming rewards, incentives, and prizes, and/or may be described in any newsletter or other communication distributed or published by Survey Topper.

You may redeem your points for rewards, including, without limitation, through Paypal and gift cards. A minimum number of points may be required for redemption. A valid Paypal account is required for redemption of points via Paypal. Survey Topper reserves the right to verify the identity of Paypal account holders and withhold payment in its sole discretion, if it believes that the identity of the Paypal account holder differs from the Survey Topper user; if it believes the user has violated this Agreement; or if it believes that the user has violated federal, state, or local law. Survey Topper is not liable for the functionality of Paypal or other third parties that provide services through which a user may redeem points. Rewards, incentives, and prizes are non-transferrable.

PROFILE UPDATES

Panel members agree to promptly notify Survey Topper member services team of any changes in or to information contained in their member profile. Panel members agree to review and update, as necessary, membership profiles no less frequently than once every six (6) months. A Panel member may update, correct, and/or delete information contained in his or her membership profiles by: (i) accessing his or her Panel membership account; or (ii) sending an email to the appropriate Panel member services team for the appropriate Panel.

OPT-OUT POLICY

Panel members may opt-out from using the Services (including, without limitation, from receiving newsletters or communications), at any time, by: (i) following the unsubscribe procedures described on the Website or contained in any email received from the Survey Topper; or (ii) by sending an email to the Panel member services team. Survey Topper shall use reasonable efforts to read and respond to each email request within a reasonable period of time after receipt. Upon termination, a Panel member's contact information will be removed from any further communication or contact lists. Please allow a few days for the complete removal of contact information from Survey Topper's communication or contact lists for the applicable Panel; during which period the member may receive communications which were created or compiled prior to termination. Please see the Survey Topper Privacy Policy for information on how Survey Topper handles information and data following an unsubscribe, termination, or opt-out request (“Survey Topper Privacy Policy”).

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

In connection with your use of the Services, you may be able to voluntarily link or connect to websites maintained and/or operated by third parties (“Third Party Websites”), such as participating in surveys conducted on third party websites. Survey Topper does not endorse any Third Party Website nor any products, services, and/or opportunities advertised, offered and/or sold by, through or in connection with any Third Party Website (“Third Party Information”). Survey Topper does not make any representations or warranties regarding the Third Party Websites and/or the Third Party Information. Please carefully review all policies and terms applicable to the Third Party Websites and the Third Party Information. PANEL AND SURVEY-RELATED COMMUNICATIONS WITH SURVEY TOPPER All panel and survey-related communications (excluding personal information) and User Content submitted or transmitted by You to Survey Topper by electronic mail or otherwise, shall be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary information, unless specifically indicated by You either prior to, or contemporaneously with, the submission or transmission of such communications and User Content. You agree that any such communications and User Content may be used by Survey Topper for any legal reason.