Privacy Policy

Posted Date: January 1, 2019

Effective Date: January 1, 2019

Survey Doodle Llc. (“Survey Doodle”) provides this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to describe ours and our subsidiaries information practices for our Affiliates and Users.

By using the Survey Doodle Services or submitting Personal Information through our Survey Doodle Services, you acknowledge and agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and to the processing of your Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

What This Privacy Policy Covers

Through the Survey Doodle Services including the Survey Doodle.com website, the Survey Doodle Affiliate program and other Survey Doodle Affiliate tools and widgets, and other Survey Doodle products and services (together the “Survey Doodle Services”), we collect information about Affiliates and Users. “Affiliates” are websites or publications where Survey Doodle Services reside, or natural persons who interact with Survey Doodle on behalf of such websites or publications. “Users” are individuals who visit our Affiliates’ websites. We use and disclose information collected from or about our Affiliates and Users as described in this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy describes Survey Doodle’s use of Personal Information and Other Information that we collect when you use the Survey Doodle Services. “Personal Information” means any information that can be used to directly or indirectly identify a natural person, such as contact information (i.e., name, address, e-mail address, and/or phone number), any other data that is associated with the contact information, and/or information that identifies a browser or device such as an IP address, advertising identifier, cookie identifier, or email address that has been hashed to generate an alphanumeric identifier, or combination of information about a browser or device (such as IP address and browser type/settings). “Other Information” means information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information including aggregate or de-identified information. We collect and use Personal Information and Other Information as described in this Privacy Policy from both Affiliates and Users.

The Survey Doodle Services contain links to websites or content, including advertisements, operated and maintained by third parties, over which we have no control. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of a third-party website before disclosing any information to the website.

Information You Provide to Us

The Personal Information we gather from our Affiliates and Users helps us provide the Survey Doodle Services and learn more about how our Affiliates and Users use Survey Doodle Services. We collect the following Personal Information that our Affiliates and Users submit to us voluntarily:

Information from Affiliates: Our Affiliate registration process requires a valid email address, among other information. We may also request optional information to support use of the Survey Doodle Services, such as the first and last name, bio, year of birth, zip code, and country of residence for the Affiliate contact. We may collect information about the categories of content our Affiliates typically make available to others on pages integrated with Survey Doodle Services and link this information to Personal Information provided for that account. For example, we categorize the types of content that Affiliates make available. We collect payment information from Affiliates who purchase Survey Doodle Services, including by participating in our advertising services. an Affiliate may also choose to provide us with log-in credentials for accounts with third-party services such as online advertising providers, in order for Survey Doodle to provide services, such as reporting, based on information from those third-party services.

Information from Affiliates and Users: You may choose to provide us with other Personal Information. For example, if you sign up for a ‘Survey Doodle Alert’ or newsletter, we collect your email address. When you contact us by sending us an email or providing other feedback, we will collect any information that is contained in your email or feedback.

You can choose not to provide us with certain Personal Information, but this may limit the features of the Survey Doodle Services you are able to use.

Information Collected Via Technology

As you use the Survey Doodle Services, certain information may also be collected passively (as described in this section), including your web viewing and search activities across unrelated websites, browser type, operating system, mobile device identifiers, email address that has been hashed to generate an alphanumeric identifier, use of ad blocking tools, information about the possible relationships among different browsers and devices, and information about the precise location of your device (if you have allowed a website to collect your location through your browser). This information may be linked to Personal Information that identifies your browser or device, including through cookies.

The term ‘cookies’ is used as an umbrella term for various technologies used to identify browsers, such as HTML cookies, Flash cookies, scripts, web beacons and pixel tags. With each of these technologies, a small (text) file is placed by a web server on the device visiting the website or service, which can be read out during further use. For convenience, these techniques are collectively referred to in this Privacy Policy as “cookies”.

To allow you to navigate our website, use our Survey Doodle Services, and access secure areas of the site. Without these cookies, it is not possible to load or offer key functionalities on our website, such as logging in to your account, displaying dynamic elements or uploading information;

Our website and Survey Doodle Services may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your device until you delete them).

Information from Other Sources

We may receive Other Information as well as Personal Information about our Users and Affiliates from other sources. In addition to the types of information described above, this Personal Information may include, for example, mobile device identifiers, information about your activities across unrelated mobile applications, demographic information, email address that has been hashed to generate an alphanumeric identifier, information about the possible relationships between different browsers and devices, information about you from offline sources, and/or precise information about the past or present location of a mobile device. These sources may include information conveyed to us by telephone or fax, information that we receive from third party service providers, or information provided to us by third parties in an Affiliate network. We may add this Personal Information to the information we have already collected via the Survey Doodle Services.

Interest-Based Advertising and Opting Out

For our legitimate business interests, and with your consent where this is required, we may process and disclose your Personal Information for interest-based advertising as described in this section.

Opting Out of Survey Doodle’s Activities: In order to opt out of all Survey Doodle activities, you may contact us at Contact@SurveyDoodle.com. We will remove you from our database.

This Privacy Policy does not cover the privacy practices of any third-party advertisers or ad servers. We do not control and are not responsible for such third-party advertisers’ and ad networks’ information practices or their use of cookies and other ad service technologies. To learn more about the practices of these companies, please read their privacy policies.

Use of Personal Information

We process Personal Information to enable our business and pursue our legitimate interests, including but not limited to the following:

Survey Doodle will use an Affiliate’s payment account information to make payments to you as part of our advertising network, if applicable. If an Affiliate chooses to provide us with log-in credentials for accounts with third-party services such as online advertising providers, Survey Doodle will use the credentials to access and provide you with services you request such as reporting on your use of those third-party services. Survey Doodle may also use aggregate data obtained in this way for our internal purposes to improve the Survey Doodle Services.

We may also use the Personal Information provided by both Affiliates and Users to provide you with electronic newsletters, ‘Survey Doodle Alerts’, or promotional e-mails.

We may use your Personal Information for compliance with applicable laws and protection of Survey Doodle legitimate business interests and legal rights, including, but not limited to, use in connection with legal claims, compliance, regulatory, investigative purposes (including disclosure of such information in connection with law enforcement requests, legal process or litigation).

Use of Other Information

We may collect Other Information through the Survey Doodle Services or we may create Other Information records from Personal Information by excluding information (such as your name or email address) that makes the information personally identifiable to you or your device. We may use Other Information for a variety of purposes to operate and improve the Survey Doodle Services.

As examples, we may use Other Information for purposes that include testing our IT systems, analyzing usage patterns, market research, data analysis, improving the site and developing new products. We may also use Other Information on Users’ activities at Affiliate websites, such as page views, use of ad blocking technology, and search queries, to provide aggregate information to Affiliates so that they can improve their offerings.

Feedback

If you provide feedback to us, we may use and disclose such feedback for any purpose, provided we do not associate such disclosed feedback with your Personal Information. We will collect any information contained in such feedback and will treat the Personal Information in it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure of Information

We may disclose or provide your Personal Information to others as described in this Privacy Policy. Please see above for a description of how we may disclose Personal Information for interest-based advertising, and your choices related to this practice. We may also disclose Personal Information to Affiliates and other business partners for a variety of other services, such as measuring the effectiveness of advertising and preventing advertising fraud.

We may provide your Personal Information to third party service providers and data processors who work on behalf of or with us to provide the Survey Doodle Services and to help us communicate with you. Examples of providers and data processors include DSPs, DMPs and data enrichment services. Examples of such services include sending email, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing payments (including credit card payments), and providing customer service. However, these service providers do not have any independent right to share this information (except pursuant to a legal requirement or in response to a subpoena or warrant).

Survey Doodle may share some or all of your Personal Information with our Affiliates (i.e., companies which are under common control, such as subsidiaries or joint ventures), in which case we will require our Affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy in all material respects. In the event Survey Doodle goes through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets including in bankruptcy, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Survey Doodle or its assets may continue to process your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us; or (b) to protect and defend the rights or property of Survey Doodle, you, or third parties.

Please note that we may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose in our discretion, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, then we may use it for all the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information.

Your Choices

Unsubscribe instructions will accompany each promotional email we send you. You can also contact us in order to change your preferences with respect to promotional emails (or other contacts if you are registered as an Affiliate) by emailing us at Contact @Survey Doodle.com. We will send you messages related to our relationship (such as, but not limited to, service messages, invoices and notices of any updates to our Affiliate Agreement or Privacy Policy) when it is necessary to do so. You may not opt-out of these communications, but if you do not wish to receive these announcements, you have the option to deactivate your account as discussed below.

Please see above for information on opting out of Survey Doodle’s collection, use and transfer of data for interest-based advertising purposes.

Access and Changes to Your Personal Information

The Survey Doodle Services store and may display some of the information entered upon creation of an Affiliate account, such as username (or display name) and bio, as well as network of connections. In order to access and remove or modify this bio and display name, and/or other contact information, you may contact us at Contact@Survey Doodle.com to edit or deactivate your account. When we deactivate Personal Information, it will be deactivated from our active databases but may remain in our archives.

Additional Rights for Residents of the European Economic Area (EEA)

You may be entitled to ask us for a copy of your Personal Information, to correct it, erase or restrict its processing, or to ask us to transfer some of this information to other organizations. As further detailed in other sections of this Privacy Policy, you also have rights to object to some processing, such as profiling we perform for the purposes of direct marketing and interest-based advertisement, and, where we have asked for your consent to process your data, to withdraw this consent. In some cases, you can exercise these rights through automated means. Where this is not possible you can contact us through the contact details provided under the “Contact Us” section later in this Privacy Policy. These rights may be limited in some situations – for example, where we can demonstrate that we have a legal requirement to process your data. In some instances, this may mean that we are able to retain data even if you withdraw your consent.

Where we require Personal Information to comply with legal or contractual obligations, then provision of such data is mandatory: if such data is not provided, then we will not be able to manage our contractual relationship, or to meet obligations placed on us. In all other cases, provision of requested Personal Information is optional.

Cross-border Transfer of Personal Information

Your Personal Information may be processed by us in the country where it was collected as well as other countries (including the United States) where laws regarding processing of Personal Information may be less stringent than the laws in your country.

Where Personal Information is transferred outside of the EEA to a data importer in a country that is not subject to an adequacy decision by the EU Commission, data is adequately protected by an appropriate safeguard such as approved standard contractual clauses (by the EU Commission, the European Data Protection Supervisor or a competent authority). More information on the relevant mechanism can be provided to you by contacting us through the details at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.

Security and Confidentiality

Survey Doodle has put in place commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the Personal Information we collect.

Changes in this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, in which case we will post the changes to this Privacy Policy page, and may also post the changes to the Survey Doodle.com website and other places as we deem appropriate. When we change this Privacy Policy, we will update the effective date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding our Privacy Policy or how we process your data, please contact us at contact@Survey Doodle.com . You can also contact our data protection officer at contact@Survey Doodle.com.

If you have unresolved concerns you also have the right to complain to your local data protection authority.