OpinionWell, LLC (“OpinionWell”, “we”, or “us”) respects
your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. By
visiting and using the OpinionWell.com website (the “Site”) and related
services (the “Services”), you agree to the terms of, and expressly consent to
the processing of your Personal Data in accordance with, the practices and
well as applicable U.S.
privacy law, when we gather and use information from users of our services. We
information we collect from you.
Collection of Information
We only collect personal information that is relevant to the
purpose of our website, which is to enable users to discover and share
information with one another. This information allows us to provide you with a
customized and efficient experience.
We do not process this information in a way that is incompatible with this
objective. We collect the following types of information from our OpinionWell
Information You Provide to OpinionWell:
We receive and store any information you enter on our
website or provide to us in any other way. You can choose not to provide us
with certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of our
We receive and store certain types of information whenever
you interact with the site. OpinionWell and its authorized agents automatically receive and record certain "traffic
data" on their server logs from your browser including your IP address, OpinionWell
cookie information, and the page you requested. OpinionWell uses this traffic
data to help diagnose problems with its servers, analyze trends and administer
OpinionWell is very concerned about your privacy and we will
never provide your email address to a third party without your explicit
permission, as detailed in the "Sharing Your Information" section
below. OpinionWell may send out e-mails with OpinionWell-related news,
products, offers, surveys or promotions. You may also receive notification
e-mails from OpinionWell, which inform you of actions (e.g. friend requests)
that have been performed on the site. If you do not want to receive e-mail from
us, please visit the Email Preferences section of your User Profile and/or
follow the instructions contained in the unwanted e-mail message. However,
please note that in all cases you will continue to receive all system e-mails
(e.g. those regarding forgotten user passwords) and legal notices (e.g. updates
to our policies) from us.
are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard
drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your
browser and tell us how and when pages in our website are visited and by
how many people. OpinionWell cookies do not collect personal information,
and we do not combine information collected through cookies with other
personal information to tell us who you are or what your screen name or
e-mail address is.
"help" portion of the toolbar on the majority of browsers will
direct you on how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how
to command the browser to tell you when you receive a new cookie, or how
to fully disable cookies. We recommend that you leave the cookies
website. We have no access to, or control over, these cookies.
Sharing Your Information
Because OpinionWell enables people to discover and share
information with one another, information about the people who use OpinionWell
is an integral part of the OpinionWell experience. Be assured that we neither
rent nor sell your personal information to anyone and that we will share your
personal information only as described below.
Personnel: OpinionWell personnel and authorized consultants and/or
contractors may have access to user information if necessary in the normal
course of OpinionWell business.
Transfers: In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these
types of transactions, user information is typically one of the business
assets that is transferred. Moreover, if OpinionWell,
or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, user information would
be one of the assets that is transferred.
of OpinionWell and Others: We may release personal information when we
believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with a law; to
rights, property, or safety of OpinionWell, our employees, our users, or
others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and
organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Profile information: Information collected during registration and
subsequent visits, such as your full name and location, may be displayed
to other OpinionWell users in your User Profile. The User Profile is the
area on OpinionWell where we allow you to tell other OpinionWell users
about yourself and your interests. You may control what personal
information is displayed in your User Profile by visiting the Privacy
Settings section of your User Profile.
Your Consent: Except as noted above, we will contact you when your
personal information is shared with third parties or used for a purpose
incompatible with the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected,
and you will be able to opt out to prevent the sharing of this
Keeping Information Secure
- Your OpinionWell
account information is protected by a password for your privacy and
security. Protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your
computer by logging off once you have finished using a shared computer.
employees who need personal information to perform a specific job (for
example, a customer service
representative) are granted access to it. All of our employees are kept up
to date on our privacy and security practices.
Ways to Control Display and Use of Your Information
stated previously, you can always opt not to disclose information, but
then you may be unable to use certain features on our website, such as
visiting your User Profile, you can correct, amend, add or delete personal
information on our website. When you update information, however, we often
maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records.
may request deletion of your OpinionWell account by e-mailing us at
- If you
do not wish to receive e-mail from us or other OpinionWell users, please
visit the Email Preferences section of your User Profile and/or follow the
instructions contained in the unwanted e-mail message.
please note that you will continue to receive all system e-mails (e.g.
those regarding forgotten user passwords) and legal notices (e.g. updates
to our policies) from us.
explained earlier, the "help" portion of the toolbar on the
majority of browsers will direct you on how to prevent your browser from
accepting new cookies, how to command the browser to tell you when you
receive a new cookie, or how to fully disable cookies. Please note,
however, that if your browser does not accept cookies, you will not be
able to take advantage of some of our features.
You must be 13 years and older to register to use the OpinionWell
website. As a result, OpinionWell does not specifically collect information
about children. If we learn that OpinionWell has collected information from a
child under the age of 13, we will delete that information as quickly as
possible. We recommend that minors between the ages of 13 and 18 ask and
receive their parents' permission before using OpinionWell or sending
information about themselves or anyone else over the Internet.
at its sole discretion. Use of information we collect now is subject to the
the OpinionWell website so you are always aware of what information we collect,
how we use it, and under what circumstances if any, it is disclosed.
Conditions of Use
If you decide to visit OpinionWell website, your visit and
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