Through this website, GfK Custom Research North America may collect information that can specifically identify you, such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and other similar information ("Personal Information"). Personal Information is only collected from you when you voluntarily submit it to us.
We may use and disclose Personal Information for any of the following reasons:
We may automatically collect Non-Personal Information in connection with your use of the website. "Non-Personal Information" means information that cannot be used to specifically identify you.
Non-Personal Information may include the date and time you visited our website, the pages you visited, the website you came from, the type of browser you are using (e.g., Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using (e.g., Windows XP), your IP (Internet Protocol) address and the domain name and address of your Internet service provider.
This website may also use "cookies" to collect Non-Personal Information and store any login information. A cookie is a piece of information that our webserver sends to your computer when you access our website. When you come back to our website, our website will detect whether you have one of our cookies on your computer. Our cookies help provide additional functionality to the website and help us analyze website usage more accurately. For instance, our website may set a cookie on your browser that keeps you from needing to remember and then enter a password more than once during a visit to the website.
GfK Custom Research North America may use and disclose Non-Personal Information for any number of reasons and with any number of parties. However, such uses shall not include your Personal Information unless such use complies with the permitted uses of your Personal Information set forth above.
We have no intention of collecting Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that Personal Information from a child under 13 has been collected without the consent of such child’s parent or guardian, we will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.
The security of your Personal Information is very important to us. We have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to perform their duties are authorized to have access to your Personal Information. However, we cannot guarantee that all communications between us or information stored on our servers will be free from unauthorized access by third parties such as hackers, and your use of our services demonstrates your assumption of this risk.
As a convenience to our visitors, this website may contain links to a number of websites that we believe may offer useful information. The policies and procedures we described here do not apply to those websites. We suggest contacting those websites directly for information on their privacy, security, data collection, and distribution policies.
You should be aware that Personal Information which you voluntarily include and transmit online in a publicly assessable blog, forum, social networking site or other service may be viewed and used by others. We are unable to control such uses of your Personal Information, and by using such services you assume the risk that the Personal Information provided by you may be viewed and used by third parties.
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The GfK Group is a global organization. Your Personal Information may be collected, stored, processed, used and transferred by one or more GfK affiliated companies or non-affiliated service providers in one or more countries outside your originating country.
GfK complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. GfK has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles ("Principles”) of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view GfK’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.