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Survey Scout Data Policy

What Kinds of Information Do We Collect?

Data You Provide Us

To provide you with access to SurveyScout.com surveys and market research projects, we collect personal data from you such as name, email address, gender, birthday, ethnicity and zip code. You may also provide us with additional information such as mailing address, phone number, home ownership, household income, employment status, marital status, whether you have children and if so, information about them, education level, whether you drink alcohol, health ailments and lifestyle information.

Data You Do Not Provide Us

We also collect information about you which you do not provide to us including your IP address, your Internet Service Provider, cookie information (which we set), browser and devices being used.

Storage Duration

We store this information for the life of your account. If you have participated in one or more surveys and/or research projects, we may store the data beyond the date of your termination request in order to maintain accurate records for statistical and validity purposes.

How Do We Use This Information?

In order to match you with surveys for which you may qualify, we use your personal data to determine if you might (or might not) qualify for a given survey or market research project. This process includes automated-decision making in order to meet the demands of our clients and the panelists they wish to have participate in their projects.

We may also use this information to validate who you are and for fraud detection purposes.

Third Parties

SurveyScout may share your personal information and/or social-demographic information, including, without limitation, a unique identification number ("UID"), postal code, region, province, gender, marital status, education, ethnicity/race (where permitted by applicable law), employment related information, non-personally identifiable information on household members, consumer product and service usage and ownership (e.g., computers, cars, mobile devices, video games, etc.), home ownership, pet ownership, employment information (e.g., title, role, travel, industry, etc.), and social grade, with third party sample/market research companies (individually each a "Third Party MR Company" and collectively the "Third Party MR Companies") for the following purposes:

  1. Identifying client survey opportunities that you may be eligible for through the Third Party MR Companies; and
  2. Disclosing such data elements to clients of the Third Party MR Companies for audience measurement services; and
  3. Appending such data elements to completed client surveys and delivering the appended survey data to clients of the Third Party MR Company(ies) for analytical or research purposes; and
  4. Other uses as set forth in their privacy policy.
If you are eligible for a client survey opportunity offered through a Third Party MR Company, the Third Party MR Company will provide your unique identification number and a survey link to us and we will invite you to participate in the client survey through your list of available surveys. We will not share your name, email address, or phone number with the Third Party MR Companies. In connection with the sharing of your information with a Third Party MR Company, your information may be transferred and stored outside of your country of residence, including, without limitation, in the United States, 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. If you have any questions about this data sharing please contact us below or you can opt-out by contacting us below. If you opt-out, it is the responsibility of us to inform the Third Party MR Companies. Please note that SurveyScout is solely liable and responsible for managing all opt-out requests. Your participation in such survey opportunities does not entitle you to any benefits offered by, or membership with, the Third Party MR Companies.

Your Personal Data Rights

How to Contact Us with Questions

You may contact us regarding this policy online or by mail:

SurveyScout.com, LLC
191 University Blvd.
Suite 200
Denver CO 80206 USA

Changes in this Data Policy Statement

We may update this data policy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

This Privacy Policy was created and last updated June 15, 2023.