Privacy Policy

This document establishes the privacy policies of World Surveys, as well as its compliance with specific national and international jurisdictions (including the privacy regulations and laws thereof). The publication of this document rescinds all previous privacy policies – implied, spoken or written

Organization Information 

The principal activities of World Surveys are affiliate marketing and advertising. Anonymous Access Visitors can access the website/application home pages and browse sites/applications without disclosing personal data.

Services and Links

Services and Links to World Surveys websites and mobile applications allow communication with other visitors and post information that can be accessed by other visitors. Communication via these posts is voluntary. All information communicated is the responsibility and discretion of the individual and may be collected by other visitors. World Surveys sites and applications may include links to third-party web/mobile service providers. World Surveys is not responsible for the content, accuracy, or privacy policies of third-party web/mobile services.

Automatic Data Collection 

World Surveys may collect information from your computer, mobile phone or other access device. The information sent to us includes, but is not limited to, data on the pages you access, your computer IP address, referral data, device identifiers, the type of operating system you’re using, your location (GPS), mobile network information, standard web log data and other information. Web log data includes the browser type you’re using and traffic to and from our site to determine trends, administer the site, track user movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Automated decision-making is used to determine the likelihood of fraudulent activity to include duplication of respondent(s) and proxy usage. Automatically collected data may be sent to 3rd party data processors for the purpose of fraud prevention.

Data Collection and Purpose

We may use the personal data supplied or provided by you to send you emails and/or push (mobile) notifications containing invitations for participation in promotions, including, but not limited to, market research survey opportunities offered by our clients and/or partners. 

Your participation in these opportunities is completely voluntary and you can opt-out at any time of promotional emails because World Surveys employs a strict email policy against sending unsolicited emails. You may opt out by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every email. Please note that opting out from promotional emails does not exempt you from receiving administrative emails about status changes, Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions updates. Additionally, we may share personal data and social-demographic information we collect from you with Third Party Market Research Companies for the purpose of Facilitating your participation in a survey(s).

Sharing and Cookies

World Surveys uses cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you visit our websites. Our cookie policy explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them. Read our cookie policy.

Children’s Privacy

World Surveys does not knowingly collect personal data from individuals under the age of 16 in the EU and 13 outside of the EU. Minors 16 to 18 in the EU and 13 to 18 outside the EU are permitted to access the services of the site only with parental permission. It is the responsibility of the individual and the parent to ensure such permissions are obtained. It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information given to us or pertaining to children under 16 in the EU and 13 outside the EU. If we are notified of this and as soon as we verify the information, we will immediately delete the information from our servers.

Disclosure

Except as set forth herein, World Surveys does not disclose personal data to subsidiaries or other organizations without your permission or where it can reasonably be inferred from the circumstances that you consent to the disclosure to the third parties. World Surveys tries to limit the information it provides to third parties to the information they need to help World Surveys provide goods and services to you.

Third Party Links

World Surveys website, mobile application and emails contain links to various other sites that are not owned by us. While World Surveys makes every effort to ensure that our advertisers post clear and complete Privacy Policies and observe appropriate data practices, each of these sites/applications has a privacy policy that may differ from that of World Surveys. The privacy practices of other websites/applications and companies are not covered by this policy. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites/applications. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site/application and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collect personally identifiable information. World Surveys may share non-personally identifiable information collected via the service in aggregate, anonymous form with advertisers or other third parties so that they may better evaluate what products and services are most appealing to different segments of the user base. World Surveys does not disclose your first name, email address or any other Personal Information to these third parties unless you give your express consent.

Confidentiality and Security

World Surveys does not employ the use of secure transmission methods to send personal data. World Surveys has implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. World Surveys employees and data processors with access or association to the processing of personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of visitor personal data. World Surveys does not disclose personal data to State institutions and authorities unless required by law.

Your Rights

We have summarized the rights that you have under GDPR for EU data subjects. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights. Your data is not part of a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract. 

International Data Transfers

We operate internationally and may transfer information about you to any jurisdiction where we do business. When you use our websites or applications, you acknowledge that we may transfer information about you as described in this policy. We will transfer your personal information for any of the purposes identified in this policy to any of our subsidiaries, affiliates, service providers, and business partners that may be located outside of the jurisdiction where you are located. The laws in those jurisdictions may not provide the same level of data protection compared to the laws in your country. However, we will treat your personal information as subject to the protections described in this policy. When we transfer personal information subject to the General Data Protection Regulation to entities located outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”), we will rely on an appropriate legal basis, such as appropriate safeguards, which could include the standard contractual clauses, binding corporate rules, the EU-US Privacy Shield program, or another framework deemed adequate by the European Commission, or as otherwise permitted by applicable law, such as pursuant to your consent or in order to perform our contractual agreements with you.

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