Privacy Policy

We understand your concerns about protecting your personal information. Your privacy is very important to us. We want you to participate in our surveys with complete confidence that your privacy will be respected. This privacy statement explains our online privacy practices and is effective as of July 1, 2011.

Information We Collect

To complete this survey, we will collect information which may include personal information (such as your name or email address) as well as your survey responses.
We also automatically collect information about your computer (IP address and domain), your Internet browser and your operating system (system settings), using standard data collection tools, such as cookies, Web beacons and Web server logs.
We will not use or disclose your personal information for marketing purposes. We will not contact you unless you expressly request communication or if the contact is necessary to verify the integrity of the survey process.

Use of Your Personal Information

In general, we use all of the information we collect for:

  • Research purposes,
  • Fulfillment of incentives, and
  • Other everyday business purposes, such as customer service, survey integrity management, and Website management.

We use automatically-collected information for Website management to ensure that our surveys operate properly on all computers and to help detect fraud or other inappropriate survey responses. We use aggregated information that does not identify you or your computer for reporting and analytics.

Disclosure of Personal Information

We will not disclose your personal information to anyone unless:

  • The disclosure is needed for fulfillment of an incentive,
  • You request follow-up communication or otherwise expressly consent to the disclosure, The disclosure is to a third party that performs services for us – but we forbid our service providers from using your personal information for their own purposes,
  • The disclosure is required by law (such as in response to a subpoena) or needed for fraud prevention, survey integrity management, enforcement of legal rights or similar purposes. Participating in this survey is voluntary. If you have any concerns about the information collection practices, please refrain from completing the survey and contact us at the address below.

Protection for Children — COPPA Compliance

We are committed to protecting the privacy and rights of children online. To that end, we do not collect any personal information from users who we know are under the age of 13.

About Cookies

Cookies are simply pieces of information that are sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. The use of cookies is relatively standard and you will likely find them used on most major Web sites. In most cases, however, information we collect through Internet cookies does not identify you personally and is only used, for example, to help us understand which features of our website are most popular with our clients.
Most browsers are set up to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can reset your browser either to notify you when you receive a cookie, or to refuse to accept cookies. You should understand that certain areas of many sites may not function properly if you set your browser not to accept cookies.

Information Security

We have implemented reasonable technical, physical and administrative safeguards to help protect your personal information against unauthorized access or loss.

International Transfers

This Website is operated in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us may be transferred to the United States or other countries in which our businesses are located. We will use reasonable means to protect the personal data we transfer in all locations.

Privacy Statement Changes

Should we make any changes to our practices in the future, we will post an updated Privacy Statement. However, we will not apply any changes to previously collected information unless we notify you and give you an opportunity to opt-out.

In Conclusion

We hope this privacy policy adequately explains our commitment to guarding against the misuse and abuse of any personal information you may wish to give us. If you have any questions about this privacy statement or this survey, please contact:
AMG Research, 2605 Nicholson Road, Suite 5200, Sewickley, PA 15143