Posted Date: January 1, 2019
Effective Date: January 1, 2019
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.
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.
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.
Disclosure of Information
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).
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.
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)
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.
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.
If you have unresolved concerns you also have the right to complain to your local data protection authority.