Prime Opinions Privacy Policy
(Last Updated January 04th 2021)


This privacy policy describes the information collected by Prime Opinions (“we,” “us,” or “our”), how we collect information, how that information may be used, and with whom it may be shared. By accessing or using our website, including any subpages, directories, collectively the “Website”, participating in our surveys, and/or using other products or services we may provide, you are accepting the practices set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, then you must not access or use the Services. Our Services may be offered through or in connection with third party websites and when you enter our system to participate in the Services you are leaving the third party website through which you accessed the Services.

Who are we?
Prime Opinions is a Survey Sampling and Market Research platform that connects market researchers to the respondents. Our Headquarter is in India. If you would like to know more you are always welcome to contact us through the “Contact Us” section of the Website.

Prime Opinions always Protects your Privacy
Prime Opinions is committed to the protection of the privacy of Personal Data of it's respondents. Your participation in a survey or other market research program is completely voluntary. The use of your Personal Data is carried out with your consent. Prime Opinions conforms its privacy and security practices to applicable laws, codes, and regulations, including, without limitation, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).

Collection and Use of Personal Information
You acknowledge and agree that your participation in a survey or other market research program is completely voluntary, and that Prime Opinion’s use of your personal information is carried out with your consent. We may collect personal information directly from you when you voluntarily provide it to us, or we may obtain personal information from unrelated parties we collaborate with, including third-party panels who have obtained your consent.

We collect any information that you submit or provide to us in any way. If you do not want to provide such information to us you should not participate in our surveys thereon. The information we collect is used to improve the content and the quality of our Services. Prime Opinions collects your personal data for Market Research purpose only. We DO NOT sell, disclose or lease our members personal information to any other entity. We may disclose your personal information under the following instances set out below:

Survey Responses : We share demographic informations provided by you through profiler page to our clients to match you with surveys which fits best for you. All responses you provide in connection with surveys and/or other services powered by third party must be governed by their own terms, conditions, legal notices and privacy policy, for which Prime Opinions have no responsibility.

Market Research Companies : The Personal Data that is processed may include but not limited to your personal & demographic information such as a unique identification name or number, e-mail address, age, gender, postal code, marital status, education, ethnicity/race (where permitted by applicable law), employment related information, non-personal identifiable information relating to household members and other similar information that are provided by you through the profiler page. The Third Party market research Companies may share your personal information and social-demographic information with their clients or vendors. All Survey Responses, personal information, and social-demographic information that we collect from you are associated with your username or unique id. If you are eligible for a survey opportunity, the Third Party market research Company will provide your username and a survey link to us and we will share such link with you through survey router available which you access from third party rewards website or survey panels. In connection with the sharing of your information with a third party market research company, your information may be transferred and stored outside of your country of residence, and by agreeing to this Privacy Policy you are agreeing to the processing and exportation of your personal information as set forth in this Section.

Additionally, we may share personal data and demographic information we collect from you with our clients or partners in connection with promotions like market research surveys opportunities, offered by our clients or partners for several purposes, including, without limitation, facilitating your participation in a survey(s), fraud detection and prevention, copyright infringement, data validation, incentive or reward fulfillment (if applicable), identifying respondents for re-contact surveys, or communications, database matching, data append, coding, data segmentation, and/or developing data insights regarding survey participants, but not for marketing purposes. We reserve the right to share your identity with others within the stipulations of data protection in an attempt to prevent further fraudulent activity. We may also obtain information about you from third parties such as identity verification services.

We may share certain personal data and non-personal data with third parties for various purposes, including, without limitation, identifying third party survey opportunities for you, facilitating your participation in a third party survey(s), tracking your survey activity, addressing survey quality issues, and incentive/reward fulfillment. As some of these third parties may reside outside of the European Union/European Economic Area, your personal data and non-personal data may be transferred, processed, and stored outside of the country in which you reside, including to/in the United States.

Legal : We and/or our service providers may provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by law. We may also disclose personal information in collecting a debt owed by you, or otherwise where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of our legal claims.

Sale of Business : We may transfer any information we have collected about you as an asset in connection with a merger or sale of business or part of our business or as part of a corporate reorganization or other changes in corporate control.We will endeavor to provide you with notice posting on our website if any such Corporate Transaction takes place.

What is Personal Data?
"Personal data" is any information relating to an identifiable or identified person (you as a user). An identifiable person is someone who can be identified, directly or indirectly, for example by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to his or her physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.

The processing of special categories of data, defined as personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, and of data concerning health or sex life, is prohibited, subject to certain exceptions.

Personal Data We Handle
Following are the Personal Data we store at our side:
a) Your E-Mail Address
b) Your Age or Date of Birth
c) Your City, State, Postal Code and Country you are from
d) Your Income and Professional Details
e) Othere Data Collected through Profiling or Pre-Screening of Survey

Personal Data We May Process
The processing of the personal data, the specific purposes for the processing, the legal basis for the processing are described below, and for how long we store your personal data is described below:

a) Your E-mail Address: We collect and process your email address to validate that the user entering in our system is a real person. We do this as it is necessary for our performance of a contract where you as a user are a party. We also use your e-mail to generate an "UID (Unique User ID)" to tie up all your details at one place.

b) Your Age or Date of Birth: Most of our surveys are age targetted, as this is a necessary data to match you with surveys, we collect and process your Age/DoB for our performance of a contract where you as a user are a party.

c) Regional Details: Most of our surveys are Region targetted, as this is a necessary data to match you with surveys, we collect and process your Regional Data such as City, State, Postal Code and your Country for our performance of a contract where you as a user are a party.

d) Income and Professional Details: Some of the surveys require to target respondents on the basis of Income or Profession, as this is a necessary data to match you with surveys, we collect and process your Income Range and Professional Details for our performance of a contract where you as a user are a party.

e) Other Pre-Screening or Profiling Details: All other data we collect from you thorugh our pre-screening survey or profiling survey may be processed and shared with our survey partners so that we can match you with surveys fitting your profile.

WE DO NOT SHARE YOUR NAME OR PHONE NUMBER TO ANY OF OUR SURVEY PARTNERS OR CLIENTS

Please do note that all data we collect from you may or may not be processed outside of your geographical location (City, State or Country) for performance of our services.

So Basically, all datapoints we collect and process are neccessary for matching you with surveys and for our performance of a contract where you as a user are a party. By agreeing to our privacy policy and continue using our service, you agree that we may collect and share all data you have provided us to perform our services and to provide better services to you.

Your Right Toward us as a User:
a) Right to be Forgotten (Opt-Out):
You have the right to request to delete your personal data that we might process. We will delete the data as soon as possible, but at least within 2 to 4 Weeks time. If the personal data is required for fulfillment of our contractual duties towards you or to preserve it with legal ground, we will however not delete the information until the data is no longer needed. We will also, without your explicit demand, delete such personal data that we have collected but do not longer have a lawful right to process. We will inform you about this, if it would occur.

b) Right to Access:
You have the right to access your personal data which you have provided to us or recieve it in digital form at any time you want. Access to collected personal data is available upon request. We will provide you with access to your personal data as soon as possible, but at least within 7 to 15 days time upon receipt of such request followed by a short verification process.

c) Right of Rectification:
You as an user have right to get your data rectified at any point of time. If you think there is any data which is innacurate or if there is any incomplete data, you may contact us and get your data updated or rectified. We will rectify/update your data as soon as possible, but at least within 7 to 15 days time upon receipt of such request followed by a short verification process.

d) Right to Object:
You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you. This can be done when the personal data is processed as part of automated decision-making, including profiling, and direct marketing, if such processing would be carried out (see "Personal data that we process above).

European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new regulation that addresses the collection, use, processing and transfer of the personal data of European Union citizens. It applies to all European Union member states and any entity that transfers the personal data outside of the European Union. Market research and insights organisations often collect personal data. Personal data is often transferred by market research and insights organisations across international borders. All the points placed in this privacy policy has been framed keeping in mind the laws of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you are reserach participant within Europian Union Member States, this privacy policy is applicable to you. In any manner if you do not agree to our Privacy Policy stated here, we would request you not to participate in surveys by Prime Opinions. If you continue using our services and participate in Market Research Studies by Prime Opinions you agree that you have provided your consent to Collection and Use of your personal information as stated in this privacy policy.

Privacy Notice For California Residents
This Privacy Policy is also applicable to residents of California. We have framed this privacy policy keeping in mind the laws of California Consumers Privacy Act (CCPA). If you are a California Resident and you do not agree to our Privacy Policy stated here, we would request you not to participate in surveys by Prime Opinions. If you continue using our services and participate in Market Research Studies by Prime Opinions you agree that you have provided your consent to Collection and Use of your personal information as stated in this privacy policy.

As a research participant, you may voluntarily share your personal information with us, including your name and email address. Under the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA), California residents have certain special rights related to their personal information.

Under CCPA, "personal information includes, but is not limited to, names, postal and addresses, IP addresses, and social security or other identification numbers. "Sell is broadly defined under CCPA. Its meaning includes "renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making available and transferring.

If youre a California resident, some of your interactions with Prime Opinions will be governed by CCPA. Specifically, in connection with research-related services we provide to our clients, we might, from time to time, provide some personal information about you to our clients or other collaboration partners, such as your contact information or certain combinations of anonymized or pseudonymized demographic and other information.

As a California consumer, you have the right to opt-out of this "sale of your personal information". You may exercise this right by writing us at contact@primeopinions.com. If you choose to exercise your right to opt-out (either directly or via an authorized agent), we may request certain personal information such as email address, postal code, etc. in order to verify that you (and, as applicable, your agent) do in fact authorize the request.

Access To And Erasure of Personal Data
Access to collected personal data is available upon request. You can review your personal information at any time by opening a Support Ticket or you may contact us at contact@primeopinions.com, and we will provide you access of your personal information within 72 hours upon receipt of such request followed by a short verification process.

Erasure of personal data (Opt-Out) is available upon request. You can place a personal information erasure request at any time by opening a Support Ticket or you may contact us at contact@primeopinions.com, and we will erase your personal information we have with us within 72 hours upon receipt of such request followed by a short verification process. You will receive an e-mail or reply to such support ticket as soon as your personal information is erased. As soon as your data is erased you will not be able to take participate in any surveys thereon.

If you make a request to access or delete your information (opt out), we may ask you for additional information to verify your identity. Verification process includes, but is not limited to, Your Full Name, Date of Birth, E-mail Address, or other basic personal information about you that we already have on file. Successful verification is must in order to Access to or Erasure of Personal Data we have with us.

Partners Information
We use logos and names of our partner companies with whom we work with and those who work with us just to show in our "Partners" section. If any of our partner not wish to agree upon this and don't want to be viewed in our partners section can contact us at contact@primeopinions.com and we will try to remove thier information form our "Partners" section as soon as possible.

Cookies
On 26 May 2011, the rules about cookies on websites changed. This site uses cookies. We have already set cookies which are essential for the operation of this site. By using our services you accept additional cookies from this site used to support optional features of the site or to gather anonymous usage statistics we use to improve the site.

Upon your first visit, a cookie is sent to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. A "cookie" is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website.

We use cookies to improve the quality of our service and to better understand how people interact with us and for survey control and fraud prevention purposes. Prime Opinions does this by storing user preferences in cookies and by tracking user trends and patterns of how people access our site.

Childrens and Minors Protection
We understand it's important to protect privacy of children and minors. Prime Opinions allow access to surveys only who are aged 13 or above (may be different in some country) and we don't knowingly collect Response Data or personal information from persons under the age of 13. If you are a parent or legal guardian who discovers that your minor child has provided us with any of the personal information, you may contact us at contact@primeopinions.com, and we will try to delete such information from our system asap.

Third Party Websites and Links
This Privacy Policy is not applicable to other websites you access through Prime Opinions. Therefore, any activity that you may carry out in connection with the linked websites must be governed by their own terms, conditions, legal notices and privacy policy, for which Prime Opinions have no responsibility.

Contact Details of the Controller
Name of the Business: Prime Opinions
Country of operation: India
E-mail address: contact@primeopinions.com
Postal address: R-304, Laxmi Nagar, New Delhi, India-110092
E-mail address for Customer Support: contact@primeopinions.com


Changes to this Policy
Please note this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We expect most such changes to be minor, but there may be changes that are more significant. Regardless, we will post those changes on this page.We recommend that you check this Privacy Policy time to time, to inform yourself of any changes to it. Your continued use of the Services after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy become effective and will indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Privacy Policy.