This Policy explains how we protect and handle any information you provide to us, including via our websites, mobile apps, communications by email and through social media, by telephone, and in person. It also covers information we receive from third parties. It also provides you with an overview of the rights you can exercise regarding what we do with your information.
By using our products and services, including browsing our websites, registering or logging in, we may use your information as outlined in this Policy.
1. The Information We Collect and Use
We collect and receive information about users in a few different ways:
A. Non-Personally Identifiable Information.
When you use any of the Services, we may collect certain data that does not tell us specifically who you are. This is “Non-Personally Identifiable Information.” Non-Personally Identifiable Information includes things such as but not limited to your browser type and device information, App usage data, information that has been aggregated in a manner that it no longer reveals your specific identity, demographic information, IP addresses, and other information you provide that does not reveal your specific identity, and the last domain you visited before coming to our Service or the domain you go to when you leave. It also includes various statistical data such as which pages you visit by using our Services, how long you stay on them, and what you click.
What is a cookie and how we use it?
We may use Flash Local Shared Objects ( “Flash LSOs” ) and other similar technologies to, among other things, collect and store information about your use of the Services. If you do not want Flash LSOs stored on your computer, you can adjust the settings of your Flash player to block Flash LSO storage by visiting: ( Macromedia Support )
Please note that setting the Flash Player to restrict or limit acceptance of Flash LSOs may reduce or impede the functionality of some Flash applications.
When you download and use the App, we and our service providers may track and collect App usage data, such as the date and time the App on your device accesses our servers and what information and files have been downloaded to the App based on your device number.
We may collect the physical location of your device by, for example, using satellite, cell phone tower or Wi-Fi signals. We may use your device’s physical location to provide you with personalized location-based services and content. We may also share your device’s physical location, combined with information about what advertisements you viewed and other information we collect, with our marketing partners to enable them to provide you with more personalized content and to study the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. In some instances, you may be permitted to allow or deny such uses and/or sharing of your device’s location, but if you do, we and/or our marketing partners may not be able to provide you with the applicable personalized services and content.NOTE: Where you use our services, cookies and similar technologies are used for analytics. Such analytics do not personally identify you. It is not presently possible to opt-out of these cookies and similar technologies. If you do not want to be included in our analysis, please do not use our apps.
B. Personally Identifiable Information.
We and our services providers also may collect information that can be used to identify you ( “Personally Identifiable Information” ). We only collect Personally Identifiable Information when you specifically provide it to us. For example, in connection with your use of the Services you may be asked to create a user account and provide certain information including your name, email addresses, address, and telephone number. When you create a user account with a marketresearchtelecast.com website and sign in to your account using the Services or post user uploaded information, you are not anonymous to us. In addition, we may collect Personally Identifiable Information through our Social Media Pages, including your social media profile picture and account ID; and from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, social media platforms (including from people with whom you are friends or otherwise connected) and from other third parties. If you elect to connect your social media account to your Services account, certain Personally Identifiable Information from your social media account will be shared with us, which may include Personally Identifiable Information that is part of your profile or your friends’ profiles.
- To respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests, complete your transactions, and provide you with related customer service.
- To send administrative information to you, such as changes to our terms, conditions and policies, as well as marketing communications that we believe may be of interest.
- To personalize your experience using the Services by presenting products and offers tailored to you, and to facilitate social sharing functionality.
- To allow you to participate in sweepstakes, contests and similar promotions and to administer these activities. Some of these activities have additional rules containing information about how we use and disclose your Personally Identifiable Information.
- For our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, developing new products, enhancing, improving or modifying the Services, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, and operating and expanding our business activities.
Your Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information may be disclosed as follows:
- By you, on message boards, chat, profile pages and blogs and other services to which you are able to post information and content (including, without limitation, our Social Media Pages).
- To unaffiliated companies or individuals for market research, product development or similar purposes. These companies or individuals may be provided with access to Personally Identifiable Information Non-Personally Identifiable Information, but we will require by contract that they agree to maintain the confidentiality, security and integrity of such information.
- To third-party sponsors of sweepstakes, contests and similar promotions.
- To third parties in connection with a corporate transaction where all or a portion of our business (e.g., a portion that includes our customer lists) is sold or transferred. We also may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information if disclosure is required by law, which may include laws outside your country of residence, or as part of a lawsuit or government investigation or proceeding, or in order to permit us to exercise or preserve our legal rights or take action regarding potentially illegal activities or to protect the safety of any person.
In addition to the uses otherwise set forth herein, we may use and disclose your Non-Personally Identifiable Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law.
Legal basis for processing information:
The legal basis for these processing activities include consent, contractual necessity, and our legitimate interests or those of others, as further described below:
We process the following categories of Personal Data because we need to process the data to perform under our User Agreement with you, which enables us to provide you with the Service. When we process data due to contractual necessity, failure to provide such Personal Data will result in your inability to use some or all portions of the Service that require such data as contact information, user account information, financial account information, transaction information and user content.
We process data such as contact, financial, user account and transaction information, user content, partner information, when we believe that it furthers our or third parties legitimate interests. It could be for operations, improvement of user experience, improvement of our services or compliance with legal obligations.
As identified above, in some cases we may process personal data based on the consent you expressly grant to us at the time of sharing this information. When we process personal data based on your consent, it will be expressly indicated to you at the point and time of collection.
Other possible processing grounds:
From time to time, we may also need to process personal data to comply with a legal obligation, or if it is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or other data subjects, or if it is necessary for a task carried out in public interest.
2. Third Party Services
3. Internet Advertising
Most browsers provide you with the ability to block, delete, or disable cookies, and your mobile device may allow you to disable the transmission of device identifiers. If you choose to reject cookies or block device identifiers, some features of the Services may not be available or some functionality may be limited or unavailable. Please review the help pages of your browser or mobile device for assistance with changing your settings. We do not currently respond to browser do-not-track signals.
4. Data Security
We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect Personally Identifiable Information within our organization. No data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with Section 6 below.
Our website, apps, other products or services are not directed at children under the age of 12 and we endeavor not to knowingly collect any Personally Identifiable Information from children under the age of 12.
If you are under the age of 12, we request that you do not provide us with your information and do not use our websites and apps.
If you are aged 12, 13 or 14, we request that you seek your parent or guardian’s permission before providing us with your information or using our websites or apps.
If you are a parent or guardian of a child under 13, please contact us at [email protected], if you are aware that your child has used our websites or apps or otherwise provided their information to us without your consent. We will delete or otherwise cease processing your child’s personal information within a reasonable time.
6. Your Data Subject Rights
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting a change or deletion (e.g., when you make a purchase or enter a promotion, you may not be able to change or delete the Personally Identifiable Information provided until after the completion of such purchase or promotion). There may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed.
Depending on where you live, you may have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority or other regulatory agency if you believe that we violated any of the rights concerning your Personally Identifiable Information. We encourage you to first reach out to us at [email protected] so we have an opportunity to address your concerns directly before you do so.
7. Email Communications
If you are a registered user of MRT and have supplied us your email address, you may occasionally receive emails from us relating to your account, or with respect to updates on new features or other changes in the Services, or for customer service purposes, or marketing purposes, or otherwise as shall be required in order to enable your use of our services. The emails that we send contain links that enable you to “unsubscribe” from such mailings.
We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that if you opt-out of receiving marketing-related emails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages, from which you cannot opt-out. For security reasons, we do not recommend that you send non-public personal information, such as passwords, credit card information, social security numbers, or bank account information to us by email.
8. Retention Period
9. Personally Identifiable Information Transferred from Outside the U.S.