Description of Services
We provide clients of EMI Research Solutions with survey data. Our clients may develop and conduct market research or other similar questionnaires or surveys. We work with 3rd party sample providers to give their members access to clients’ survey. We work with sample providers that are GDPR compliant.
Scope of this Policy
If you have questions regarding a client’s processing of your personal data or to exercise your rights in any personal data controller by our client, contact us. We will cooperate with our clients to assist you in the exercise of the rights you may have under applicable law in respect of personal data we may control. If you have any requests or inquiries specifically directed towards EMI Research Solutions, please contact us.
Information We Collect
We collect the following types of personal data through the offerings:
You may submit various types of personal data into the EMI Research Solutions services when you complete a survey. survey data may include any information requested in a survey, including personal data relating to your individual, your preferences, your responses to questions, or other information you may choose to provide. Profile data and survey selection data may include “special categories of personal data” or other sensitive information as defined under applicable law.
Note: Users may choose not to provide certain survey data. If you do not wish to provide this data, do not submit the survey or answer any questions that request personal data. You may not receive compensation or credit for completion if you do not provide all information required by a survey. If you would like to remove any information you provided via a survey, contact us and we will remove it.
How We Use The Information We Collect
We partner with third parties that collect information across various channels, including offline and online, for purposes of delivering more relevant advertising and content to you. Our partner may place or recognize a cookie on your computer or device and we may share personal information with them if you have submitted such information to us, such as your email address. Our partners may link the personal information we share with them to the cookie stored on your browser or device, and they may collect information such as your IP address, browser or operating system type and version, and demographic or inferred-interest information. Our partners use this information to recognize you across different channels and platforms over time for advertising, analytics, attribution, and reporting purposes. For example, our partners may deliver and/or enable downstream delivery of an ad to you in your web browser based on a purchase you made in a physical retail store, or they may send a personalized marketing email to you based on the fact that you visited a particular website.
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With Whom Do You Share My Information?
Personal data we collect may be disclosed to a variety of parties, depending upon the purpose for which the information was provided and the context in which it was provided. The following describes how we may share the personal data we receive through our services.
Pursuant to our contract with the client, we may share survey data with the client who requested that we host the survey. In some circumstances, we may share personal data with commercial data suppliers so that we can obtain additional information relevant to a survey, to better validate your survey responses, so that we may share additional aggregated data with our clients, or for other business purposes. Any survey selection data and survey data may be shared with clients for the purpose of survey validation, except that this data will be identified by a randomly-generated ID number, and we will not share your name or other registration data with clients – the only data we may provide is digital fingerprinting device information.
How Is My Personal Data Protected?
We implement and regularly review various physical, procedural and technological safeguards that we believe will keep your personal data secure.
How Long Do You Retain My Personal Data
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements. In some circumstances, we may anonymize your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
The services are not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18 and EMI Research Solutions does not knowingly collect or solicit personal data from children under the age of 13. EMI Research Solutions reserves the right to refuse the collection of information from minors for any reason.
Additional Information for European Union Users
In connection with the EMI Research Solutions services, EMI Research Solutions is the controller of your personal data for purposes of European data protection legislation. We are a processor in connection with the client services. See the end of this policy document for further contact details.
European data protection laws give you certain rights regarding your personal data. You may ask us to take the following actions in relation to your personal data that we hold, to the extent required by law, you have the following rights:
- Access: Provide you with information about our processing of your personal data and give you access to your personal data.
- Delete: Delete your personal data, (Note: survey data provided to clients may not be eligible for deletion due to such data being provided on the basis of contract).
You can submit these requests by email to Privacy@emi-rs.com or our postal address provided at the end of the policy. We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and process your request. Applicable law may require or permit us to decline your request. If we decline your request, we will tell you why – subject to legal restrictions.
EMI Research Solutions
8280 Montgomery Road, Suite 200
Cincinnati, OH 45236
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