Terms of Use and Member Agreement – UPDATED 5/24/2018

AGREEMENT BETWEEN MEMBER AND myCLEARopinion™ / CLEAR SEAS RESEARCH/ myPACKAGING Opinion Mobile Community/BNP Media/ BNP Market Research

The myCLEARopinion™ Web Site is comprised of various Web pages operated by myCLEARopinion™ / Clear Seas Research/ BNP Media. Users of the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and the CLEARcash™ Rewards Program are “Members.”

The myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and the CLEARcash™ Rewards Program is provided subject to compliance with the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use and Member Agreement (this “Member Agreement”).

Members’ access and use of the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and the CLEARcash™ Rewards Program constitutes Member’s agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices contained herein.

If Member does not agree to the terms, conditions and notices contained herein, Member may not use the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and/or the CLEARcash™ Rewards Program.

Participation in myCLEARopinion™ is voluntary and all Members may unsubscribe at any time. myCLEARopinion™ is open to qualified users in the United States 18 years of age or older, excluding full or part-time employees of Clear Seas Research, their families and the parent company. The CLEARcash™ Rewards Program is open to qualified users 18 years of age or older and residing in the U.S., excluding full or part-time employees of Clear Seas Research, their families and the parent company.

To become a Member of myCLEARopinion™, you must have a valid email account/address and a valid U.S. residential mailing address.

It is understood that payment for any survey is not intended in any way to establish an employer/employee relationship.

Member’s participation in the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and/or CLEARcash™ Rewards Program is voluntary and solely at Member’s discretion. myCLEARopinion™ is not responsible for personally identifiable information that Member may voluntarily share with any Third Party Web Site (i.e. client, sponsor, partner or reward redemption web site).

Member needs computer equipment and telecommunication services access necessary to connect to and access the Internet. All equipment, services (including, where applicable, telephone service) and all related third-party service fees (such as Internet Service Provider charges, telephone service charges, etc.) necessary to access the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and the CLEARcash™ Rewards Program will be provided at Member’s own expense.

 

myCLEARopinion™ is not responsible for Member’s inability to connect to the Internet, and subsequently the ability or lack thereof to sign-in to the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site, access their personal panelist page or participate in any activity associated with this site.

Machines, scripts, tampering with survey links or automated services used to accumulate monies or to earn rewards are strictly prohibited. Use of such a program will result in Member’s removal from myCLEARopinion™ and forfeiture of all earned monies, points or rewards.

Participation in myCLEARopinion™ is limited to one (1) account per person. myCLEARopinion™ allows only one (1) email address per member, even if the Member has multiple email addresses. Discovery of more than one (1) account per person may result in Member’s removal from myCLEARopinion™. Duplicate/multiple accounts are subject to cancellation without notification and removal of CLEARcash reward points and/or Survey Incentive rewards.

myCLEARopinion™ and CLEARcash™ Rewards Program account balances, points and rewards are non-transferable and are void if transferred. Member’s membership will terminate immediately in the event of Member’s death. CLEARcash™ Rewards Program and/or rewards may not be bartered or sold. Member’s accounts and CLEARcash™ Rewards Program are not transferable upon death or as part of a domestic relations matter or otherwise by operation of law.

myCLEARopinion™ accounts and CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points may not be merged under any circumstances.

CLEARcash™ account totals are subject to adjustment by myCLEARopinion™ / Clear Seas Research for activity that has been deemed in violation of the rules or deemed fraudulent. Members may not be notified of any such adjustments. myCLEARopinion™ reserves the right to disqualify any member/participant from receiving monetary rewards, points or payments if it is determined that any rules have been violated or Member has misrepresented himself/herself.

myCLEARopinion™ reserves the right to limit enrollment in the myCLEARopinion™ panel at any time.

myCLEARopinion™ reserves the right to send Members messages for which they may not be rewarded. Messages may include system updates, eNewsletters, flash bulletins, order confirmations, administrative announcements, special requests and other similar messages. These messages may be sent via postal mail or email.

Member must provide a valid email address and select a password as part of the registration process. myCLEARopinion™ will encrypt Member’s password in the database. Member is responsible for keeping Member’s email address and password confidential, and is solely responsible for all activities that occur under Member’s email address and password, including all unauthorized activities.

myCLEARopinion™ is entitled to access Member’s account and act on instructions received under Member’s password and email address.

myCLEARopinion™ will not be liable for any changes made to Member’s account by another individual who uses Member’s password, or for any loss or damage arising from Member’s failure to adequately safeguard Member’s email address and/or password; provided that such results are not attributable to failure of myCLEARopinion™, including but not limited to fraud or gross negligence on the part of myCLEARopinion™.

Member must immediately notify myCLEARopinion™ of any unauthorized use of Member’s email address and/or password or any other security breach related to the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and/or the CLEARcash™ Rewards Program.

Sharing of account information, including but not limited to email address, password, etc., is strictly forbidden and will result in the termination of Member’s myCLEARopinion™ membership.

Member agrees to provide truthful, accurate, current, and complete information to myCLEARopinion™ at all times and may be required to verify that all information provided is current and accurate. Proof of identification may be needed to claim rewards.

Member agrees to confirm that all information in Member’s personal profile is up-to-date and accurate. Member agrees to promptly notify myCLEARopinion™ of any changes in Member’s address (email and/or residential mailing) or personal profile by updating his or her personal information in the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site. Failure to keep address (email and/or residential mailing) or profile information up-to-date may result in the termination of Member’s account and forfeiture of Member’s unredeemed CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points.

If information provided by Member is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, myCLEARopinion™ may suspend or, in the event of a material breach of this Member Agreement, terminate Member’s account and may refuse Member all current or future use of the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and/or CLEARcash™ Rewards Program.

myCLEARopinion™ reserves the right to cancel or disable accounts and expire unredeemed CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points in those account that are inactive for a period of twelve (12) consecutive months. Inactive shall be defined as lack of one of the following: Web Site visit, email response (i.e. clicking on links provided in emails), survey completion or profile update.

Member agrees to comply with the terms of all myCLEARopinion™ offers, surveys, promotions, and programs at all times.

 

Drawing winners will be notified via email and must reply to notification email within a specified period of time noted in email in order to receive reward.

California Residents, your California Privacy Rights; We are required under California Civil Code Section 1798.83 to (1) enable participants who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes and (2) offer the opportunity for participants to opt out of having their personal information disclosed to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. If you prefer to not receive such direct marketing offers, please feel free to make your request known as explained above under Third Party Direct Marketing.

CLEARcash™ Rewards/ Survey Incentive Program TERMS OF USE AND PARTICIPATION

 

CLEARcash™ Rewards Program/Survey Incentive Program is owned and operated by myCLEARopinion™/Clear Seas Research/BNP Media

CLEARcash™ Rewards Program/Survey Incentive Program points have no actual monetary value and may not be redeemed for cash.

CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points/Survey Incentive Program are redeemed for rewards as offered and/or issued through myCLEARopinion™ at the time of redemption.

myCLEARopinion™ is not responsible for lost or stolen rewards once issued. Rewards are subject to change at any time without notice. The number of CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points required to redeem for rewards are subject to change at any time without notice. myCLEARopinion™ must receive member inquiries regarding rewards not received within 3 months of issue/redemption date. Thereafter, myCLEARopinion™ will have no obligation to re-send rewards to Member.

CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points will be subtracted from Member’s account on redemption dates by myCLEARopinion™. Member cannot, at this time, request redemption. CLEARcash™ Rewards Program accounts meeting minimum redemption requirements are automatically redeemed by myCLEARopinion™. CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points are then converted into gift cards via Virtual Rewards/Virtual Incentives (a Third Party Provider). Currently, 100 points of CLEARcash™ Rewards Program is equal in value to one (1) U.S. Dollar and are only redeemable as an gift card via the Virtual Rewards/Virtual Incentives website. Once redeemed, CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points will not be reinstated to Member’s account.

myCLEARopinion™ reserves the right to alter the redemption schedule dates and point-to-dollar value amounts.

 

Member expressly agrees that use of CLEARcash™ Rewards Program is at the Member’s sole risk.

Member agrees and understands that all goods and/or services offered when redeeming CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points are offered by third party web sites (“Third Party Web Sites”), and myCLEARopinion™ does not operate, control or endorse any goods, services or information by these Third Party Web Sites in any way.

myCLEARopinion™ assumes no responsibility, obligation, or liability for the transaction between Member and Third Party Web Sites, including but not limited to fulfillment and timeliness of delivery of goods and/or services; security associated with transaction directly initiated by Member with Third Party Web Site; maintenance of privacy of any personal information given by Member directly to Third Party Web Site.

myCLEARopinion™ is not liable or responsible for any loss or damage incurred as the result of any transactions or dealings between Member and Third Party Web Site, including but not limited to Member not receiving goods and/or services chosen or dissatisfaction with goods and/or services chosen.

Participation in the CLEARcash™ Rewards Program / Survey Incentive Program, which is owned and operated by Clear Seas Research and myCLEARopinion™ is open to qualified users 18 years of age or older and residing in the U.S..

myCLEARopinion™ is under no obligation to provide members with any particular number of CLEARcash™ Rewards Program earning opportunities. Member can earn CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points each time Member responds to an invitation to participate in a survey where a CLEARcash™ Rewards Program point amount is clearly stated. Member acknowledges that Member may not be eligible to receive certain CLEARcash™ Rewards Program point earning opportunities.

Attempts to accrue CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points or spend CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points in a manner inconsistent with the rules of CLEARcash™ Rewards Program, attempts to earn CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points through other than legitimate channels, or participating in purchasing or redemption fraud will result in Member’s removal from myCLEARopinion™ and forfeiture of all earned entries and/or CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points.

myCLEARopinion™ reserves the right to adjust your CLEARcash™ Rewards Program point balance with award reversals for surveys not completed, cancelled, disqualified or for suspected fraudulent activity.

myCLEARopinion™ reserves the right to limit the opportunities to earn CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points available to Member while Member remains inactive. Inactive shall be defined as lack of one of the following: Web Site visit, email response (clicking on links provided in emails), survey completion or profile update.

 

MODIFICIATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

 

myCLEARopinion™ reserves the right to modify our policies at any time. However, if any changes in our policies involve personally identifiable information, we will notify you in advance.

myCLEARopinion™ reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site.

Any new or additional features of the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and/or the CLEARcash™ Rewards Program shall be subject to this Member Agreement.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

myCLEARopinion™ Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of  myCLEARopinion™ and myCLEARopinion™ is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. myCLEARopinion™ is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. myCLEARopinion™ is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by myCLEARopinion™ of the site or any association with its operators.

 

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

 

As a condition of your use of the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site, Member warrants to myCLEARopinion™ that Member will not use the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices. Member may not use the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site. Member may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the myCLEARopinion™ Web Sites. Member may not use the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and/or CLEARcash™ Rewards Program to stalk, harass or harm another individual. Member may not collect or store personal data about other Members. Member may not impersonate any person or misrepresent Member’s identity.

 

USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES

 

The myCLEARopinion™ Web Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”). Member agrees to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, Member agrees that when using a Communication Service, Member will not:

 

 

 

Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any in inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.

Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.

Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.

Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.

Download any file posted by another use of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.

Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.

Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.

Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

myCLEARopinion™ has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, myCLEARopinion™ reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials at its sole discretion. myCLEARopinion™ reserves the right to terminate Member’s access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

 

myCLEARopinion™ reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or part, in myCLEARopinion™’s sole discretion.

 

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. myCLEARopinion™ does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, myCLEARopinion™ specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized myCLEARopinion™ spokespersons and their views do not necessarily reflect those of myCLEARopinion™.

 

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

 

MATERIALS PROVIDED TO myCLEARopinion™ OR POSTED AT ANY myCLEARopinion™ WEB SITE

 

myCLEARopinion™ does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to myCLEARopinion™ (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any myCLEARopinion™ Web Site or its associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting Submissions, Member is granting myCLEARopinion™, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use Member’s Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the right to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat Member’s Submission; and to publish Member’s name in connection with Member’s Submission.

 

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of Member’s Submission, as provided herein. myCLEARopinion™ is under no obligation to post or use any Submission Member may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in myCLEARopinion™’s sole discretion.

 

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting a Submission Member warrants and represents that Member owns or otherwise controls all of the rights to Member’s Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for Member to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

 

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

 

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE MYCLEAROPINION™ WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. MYCLEAROPINION™ AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE MYCLEAROPINION™ WEB SITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE MYCLEAROPINION™ WEB SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND MEMBER SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO MEMBER’S SITUATION.

 

MYCLEAROPINION™ AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE MYCLEAROPINION™ WEB SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

 

IN NO EVENT SHALL MYCLEAROPINION™ AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE MYCLEAROPINION™ WEB SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE MYCLEAROPINION™ WEB SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE MYCLEAROPINION™ WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE MYCLEAROPINION™, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVER IF MYCLEAROPINION™ OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO MEMBER. IF MEMBER IS DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE MYCLEAROPINION™ WEB SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, MEMBER’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE MYCLEAROPINION™ WEB SITE.

 

Service Contact: support@myclearopinion.com

 

TERMINATION/ACCESS RESTRICTION

 

myCLEARopinion™ reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. Use of the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provision of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.  Member agrees that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between Member and myCLEARopinion™ as a result of this agreement or use of the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site. myCLEARopinion™’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of myCLEARopinion™’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to Member’s use of the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site or information provided to or gathered by myCLEARopinion™ with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Member and myCLEARopinion™ with respect to the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the Member and myCLEARopinion™ with respect to the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site. A printed version of this agreement and any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.

 

Membership may be cancelled by Member at any time by visiting an unsubscribe link provided at the bottom of every email sent from myCLEARopinion™ or by sending an email to support@myclearopinion.com with “UNSUBSCRIBE” in the subject line. Member understands that, in some cases, Member may still receive messages (which may have been scheduled prior to Member’s termination/cancellation) after Member terminates/cancels account. Member may not earn CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points after termination/cancellation.

 

INDEMNIFICATION

 

Member agrees to indemnify and hold myCLEARopinion™, Clear Seas Research, its affiliates, officers, and employees harmless from any claim, demand, expense, or damage, including reasonable attorneys’ fees relating to use of the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and/or CLEARcash™ Rewards Program or violation of this Member Agreement.

 

LAWS

 

Any dispute or claim arising out of or in relation to this Member Agreement, or in the interpretation , making, performance, breach, or termination thereof, shall be finally settled by binding arbitration in Troy, Michigan, under the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association by three arbitrators appointed in accordance with said Rules. Judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrators may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.

 

The law of the State of Michigan, excluding its conflict of law principles, shall govern this contract. The arbitration proceedings shall be governed by federal arbitration law and by the Rules, without reference to state arbitration law.

 

Member and myCLEARopinion™ / Clear Seas Research agree that, any provision of applicable law notwithstanding, neither party will request, and the arbitrators shall have no authority to award, punitive or exemplary damages against the other party.

 

This Member Agreement constitutes the complete and exclusive understanding between myCLEARopinion™ / Clear Seas Research and Member relating to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous understandings, agreements, communications, and/or advertising with respect to subject matter. If any provision(s) of this Member Agreement is held by the arbitrators to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force.

 

myCLEARopinion™ / Clear Seas Research’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Member Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agree to by myCLEARopinion™ / Clear Seas Research in writing.

 

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES

 

All contents of the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site are: Copyright © 2018 by myCLEARopinion™ and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.

 

TRADEMARKS

 

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

 

The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.

 

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

 

NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

 

We do not knowingly permit anyone to post materials on a site where such posting would violate copyright or other applicable law, including the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) (including 17 USC § 512).  If you are a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed by any material on any site, you may notify us of claimed infringement by sending to us a notice containing the following elements.

 

 (i)        A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

 

(ii)        Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at the site.

 

(iii)       Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.

 

(iv)       Information reasonably sufficient to permit the us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.

 

(v)        A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

 

(vi)       A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

 

Our designated agent for receipt of such notices is:

 

Privacy Manager

 

BNP Media

 

2401 W Big Beaver, #700

 

Troy, MI 48084

 

T. 248 362 3700

 

F. 248 244 3932

 

privacy@bnpmedia.com

 

 

 

NOTICES

 

Except with respect to modifications of this Member Agreement, myCLEARopinion™ may deliver notices to Member by prepaid certified mail, return receipt requested at the email address and/or residential mailing address in the myCLEARopinion™ database. Any such notice shall be deemed effectively given upon delivery. Member may give notice to myCLEARopinion™ by prepaid certified mail, return receipt requested at the following address: 2401 W. Big Beaver Road., Suite 700, Troy, MI48084, Attn: myCLEARopinion Department. Any such notice shall be effective upon receipt.

 

PRIVACY POLICY                                                                                                                 Last updated: May 2018

 

Protecting your private information is our priority. As such, BNP Media, Inc. and its affiliates (“BNP Media”) has created this Privacy Policy in compliance with applicable law and in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices which applies  to content, services, and related activities conducted through the Internet domain(s) owned or operated by BNP Media, Inc. and BNP Media II, LLC, including, but not limited to:

myclearopinion.com

bnpmedia.com

clearseasresearch.com

myclearopinionpanel.com

clearseassurveys.com

mcosurveys.com

bnpmarketresearch.com

clearseassurvey.com

and through applications that run on mobile devices, or other similar means.

 

We refer to the website(s) accessible through the domain(s) and all related websites as “sites” and to each of them as a “site.”  When we refer to “we,” “us,” or “our,” we mean BNP Media, Inc., a Michigan corporation, and BNP Media II, LLC, a Michigan limited liability company, or the specific division, subsidiary, or affiliate that operates a site, provides its content, or processes information received through it, each as appropriate and applicable.  When we refer to “you” or “your,” we mean the person accessing the site.  If the person accessing the site does so on behalf of, or for the purposes of, another person, including a business or other organization, “you” or “your” also means that other person, including a business organization.

 

All information collected on a registrant or respondent to our research services, departments, and/or surveys is collected only on those within the United States. No data is collected on any panel registrant or respondent or individual survey respondent who is outside of the United States. Panel and survey registrations are not accepted for any respondent outside the United States and its territories and no data is collected nor maintained if outside of the U.S and its territories. This includes all research and panel services operated by myCLEARopinion, myCLEARopinion Panel, Clear Seas Research, and BNP Media Market Research departments.

 

GENERAL DISCLOSURE

 

This Site is hosted in the United Statesand it’s intended use is Business to Business.  If you are visiting this Site from outside of the United States, please note that by providing your information it is being transferred to, stored or processed in the United States and other countries, where our data center and servers are located and operated.  This section sets forth the general privacy policy for the United States and other jurisdictions not otherwise specifically covered by the jurisdiction-specific policies or jurisdiction-specific policies below.  Citizens of EU Member States, citizens of Canada, and citizens of the other specific jurisdictions below should see the provisions below that are specific to them. If you are outside the United States please see the provisions under our International Privacy Information. If you are outside the United States and do not wish to allow the transfer of your personal data to the United States, you should not use this Site and opt-out of the collection of cookies.  View our Cookies Policy

 

Business information.  This site is not intended toward consumers or private individuals.  We collect your business contact information, such as your full name and your business name, email address, telephone number, address, and other work-related information you provide to us in the course of providing our publication and digital services. 

 

We take your privacy and the protection of your personal data seriously. We will only store, process and disclose your personal data where we have your consent or a legitimate interest and in accordance with the law. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.  We do our best to protect your privacy through the appropriate use of information security measures.

 

 

COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION:

 

Collection of Personal Information

We collect personal information from this Site, as well as through correspondence, faxes, live chats, e-mails, telephone inquiries, web forms, and other means of communication. We collect such information when we provide publication and services, and other lawful purposes.

 

We (and our affiliates and authorized service providers) may collect, store and use information:

(a)       about your visits to and use of this Site;

(b)      when you order or agree to purchase or avail yourself of goods or services, as well as in the case of registrations (e.g. user groups, leagues, and other communities);

(c)       to provide you with personalized content and advertising;

(d)      to provide product information (whether with regard to content events, products, services or otherwise);

(e)       about any transactions carried out between you and us, including information relating to online subscriptions, digital products, surveys, and other services;

(f)        you provide to us if you correspond with us;

(g)      if you create an account with us, we may ask you for your name, age, geo-location and other demographic information, e-mail address, street address or other personal information (You may, however, visit the Site without providing that information);

(h)      if you purchase BNP Media's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information;

(i)         anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age and gender.

 

We also may collect information about your computer and your visits to this Site such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, domain names, referring website addresses, access times, length of visit and number of page views. We may use this information in the administration of this Site, to improve the Site’s usability, to provide better service, to send you newsletters, updates, marketing communications, and other information or that may be of interest to you. We also use outside services such Google Analytics to gather data about our Site visitors. We may sometimes permit our authorized service providers to have access to aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, usage and related information.

 

BNP Media encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from BNP Media so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. BNP Media is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the BNP Media website.

 

COOKIES POLICY

Our website uses first and third-party cookies for technical, analytical and advertising purposes.  First party cookies refer to cookies that are set by our site, we are the only ones with access to this information. On the other hand, third party cookies or requests allow other third parties to have access to the information collected. Not all cookies are necessary to navigate this site. Cookies used for analytical and advertising purposes such as site Analytics and Advertising cookies (non-essential cookies) are not necessary to navigate our site. You have the choice not to accept or delete them anytime, and carry on browsing normally.

 

What are cookies and why we use them?

Cookies are files that are downloaded on your computer or mobile device when you visit certain websites. Cookies allow a website, for instance to identify a user session, recall your preferences (e.g. language), gather information about your browsing habits.

We use essential cookies for our legitimate interest in facilitating access to and use of the website, and we make you aware of using advertising, and analytics cookies (non-essential cookies) so we can measure how you interact with the website content. However, you can withdraw your consent at any time.

We may send a cookie which may be stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive.  We use this information for the following purposes:

  • Assisting you in navigation on the website
  • Improve the functionality of the website
  • Store login details for our secure sites
  • System administration
  • Reporting information for research purposes
  • Assisting with our promotional and marketing efforts
  • Providing you with personalized content, advertising and messages.

We also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened and clicked on by recipients. We may use the information we obtain from the cookie in the administration of this website, to improve the Site’s usability and for marketing purposes. We may also use that information to recognize your computer when you visit our Site, and to personalize our Site for you.

Cookies and information captured through this site is stored for a certain retention period, however you can eliminate these cookies any time before the expiration date.

 

How to Restrict Cookies

You can adjust the settings in your browser in order to restrict or block cookies that are set by the Services (or any other site on the Internet). Your browser may include information on how to adjust your settings. Alternatively, you may visit  www.allaboutcookies.org to obtain comprehensive general information about cookies and how to adjust the cookie settings on various browsers. This site also explains how to delete cookies from your computer.

 

You can control and delete these cookies through your browser settings through the following:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Safari for iOS (iPhone and iPad)
  • Chrome for Android
  • Windows Phone

 

Or you can also use the following cookie management and disposal tool from Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plug-in from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact the functionality of the Services.  Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”,” “Internet Options”,” “Privacy”,” and selecting “Block all cookies”) This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

 

LINKING SITES

The Site contains links to other sites. BNP Media is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites, including any sites that may indicate a special relationship or partnership with us (such as co-branded pages or "powered by" or "in cooperation with" relationships). We do not share information we gather with other websites or any other entities or individuals unless such sharing is approved in advance by you. Other linked sites, however, may collect personal information from you that is not subject to our control. To ensure protection of your privacy, always review the privacy policy of the sites you may visit by linking from the Site. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our Site, and not to other companies' or organizations' websites to which we link.

 

For instance, information collected through Google Analytics is shared with Google and its partners who may combine it with other information you’ve provided to them or they’ve collected from your use of their services. This information will be stored in Google’s servers in the United States of America according to their privacy practices.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

We may collect information from other sources, such as social media platforms that may share information about how you interact with our social media content.  We do not control how your personal information is collected, stored or used by such third party sites or to whom it is disclosed. You should review the privacy policies and settings on any social networking site that you subscribe to so that you understand the information they may be sharing. If you do not want your networking sites to share information about you, you must contact that site and determine whether it gives you the opportunity to opt-out of sharing such information. BNP Media is not responsible for how these third party sites may use information collected from or about you.

 

SECURITY

BNP Media employs security measures utilizing industry-standard technology to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of personal information that you disclose through the Site or through our other means of communicating with you. Personal information is stored in a secured database and always sent via an encrypted Internet channel. Further public disclosure here of our security measures could aid those who might attempt to circumvent those security measures. If you have additional questions regarding security, please feel free to contact us directly at privacy@BNPMedia.com. To ensure that our employees comply with our privacy policies, we have developed a training program that provides all employees with the tools and knowledge to protect member privacy in all aspects of their work. Any employee who violates our privacy policies is subject to disciplinary action, including possible termination and civil and/or criminal prosecution.

 

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

BNP Media may disclose personal information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating any agreement with BNP Media, or may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other Site users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. We may disclose information in response to a subpoena, search warrant, in connection with judicial proceedings, or pursuant to court orders, legal process or other law enforcement measures. BNP Media may disclose or access personal information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, to establish our legal rights or to defend against legal claims, and for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain, service and improve our products and services.

 

RESPONSE TO “DO NOT TRACK” SIGNALS

Some Internet browsers include the ability to transmit “Do Not Track” signals. Since uniform standards for “Do Not Track” signals have not yet been adopted, BNP Media does not process or respond to “Do Not Track” signals.

 

 

CHILD ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT (COPPA) COMPLIANCE AND RELATED INFORMATION

The Child Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) regulates online collection of information from persons under the age of 13. It is our policy to refrain from knowingly collecting or maintaining personally identifiable information relating to any person under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not supply any personally identifiable information through the site. If you are under the age of 18 and have already provided personally identifiable information through the site, please have your parent or guardian contact us immediately using at privacy@BNPMedia.com so that we can remove such information from our files.

 

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy may be revised from time to time as we add new features and services, as laws change, and as industry privacy and security best practices evolve. We display an effective date on this Privacy Policy at the top of this Privacy Policy so that it will be easier for you to know when there has been a change. If we make any material change to this Privacy Policy regarding use or disclosure of personal information, we will provide advance notice on this Site. Changes will apply to information collected after the change is effective. Please check this Privacy Policy periodically for changes. Small changes or changes that do not significantly affect individual privacy interests may be made at any time and without prior notice. Your use of the Site constitutes acceptance of the provisions of this Privacy Policy and your continued usage after such changes are posted constitutes acceptance of each revised Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy or any revised Privacy Policy, please exit the Site immediately. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of the Site, or your dealings with the Site, you can email at privacy@BNPMedia.com.

 

Surveys and Contests

 

From time to time, we may request information from you using surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice as to whether to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and address) and demographic information (such as zip code and type of user).

 

Participation in myCLEARopinion™, Clear Seas Research, and BNP Market Research surveys is voluntary and all Members and Survey Respondents may unsubscribe at any time. myCLEARopinion™ is open to qualified users 18 years of age or older within the United States, excluding full or part-time employees of Clear Seas Research, their families and the parent company. The CLEARcash™ Rewards Program is open to qualified users 18 years of age or older and residing in the U.S., excluding full or part-time employees of Clear Seas Research, their families and the parent company.

 

Member’s and Survey Respondent's participation in the myCLEARopinion™ Web Site and/or CLEARcash™ Rewards Program and/or Survey Incentive Program is voluntary and solely at Member’s discretion. myCLEARopinion, Clear Seas Research, and BNP Market Resarch is not responsible for personally identifiable information that Member may voluntarily share with any Third Party Web Site (i.e. client, sponsor, partner or reward redemption web site).

 

Member and/or Survey Respondent agrees and understands that all goods and/or services offered when redeeming CLEARcash™ Rewards Program points and/or Survey Incentives are offered by third party web sites (“Third Party Web Sites”), and myCLEARopinion, Clear Seas Research, and BNP Market Research does not operate, control or endorse any goods, services or information by these Third Party Web Sites in any way.

 

California Residents, your California Privacy Rights; We are required under California Civil Code Section 1798.83 to (1) enable participants who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes and (2) offer the opportunity for participants to opt out of having their personal information disclosed to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. If you prefer to not receive such direct marketing offers, please feel free to make your request known as explained above under Third Party Direct Marketing.

 

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INTERNATIONAL PRIVACY INFORMATION

 

Both the above general Privacy Policy and this European Union and Canada Privacy Policy (the “International Policy”) applies to Canada and EU data subjects except that, for such persons (and only for such persons), where the provisions of the general Privacy Policy and the Canadian and International Policy cannot be construed consistently, the Canadian and International Policy will govern.

 

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) of Canada and the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) impose requirements regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information in relation to our commercial activities, as does private-sector privacy legislation in their local jurisdictions, provinces and territories.

 

THIS INTERNATIONAL POLICY APPLIES TO ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU THAT WE COLLECT, HOLD, USE AND DISCLOSE, REGARDLESS OF THE WAY IN WHICH WE COLLECT IT (I.E. WHETHER THROUGH A SITE OR OTHERWISE).

 

Personal Information

Under European and Canadian privacy laws (and in this International Policy), personal information is generally any information about an identifiable individual. It may include your name, age, mailing address, residential phone number, or e-mail address, personal history (including financial and credit information, donations, personal health information, billing history, personal family and relationship matters, and penal or criminal information), personal information related to corporate involvements, work experience (past and present), discipline, income and benefits, medical records, tax records, and security clearances.

 

 

 

Collection of Personal Information

We collect personal information from this Site, as well as through correspondence, faxes, live chats, e-mails, telephone inquiries, web forms, and other means of communication. We collect such information when we provide publication services, digital services and other lawful purposes.

We (and our affiliates and authorized service providers) may collect, store and use information:

(a)       about your visits to and use of this Site;

(b)      when you order or agree to purchase or avail yourself of goods or services, as well as in the case of registrations (e.g. user groups, leagues, and other communities);

(c)        to provide you with personalized content and advertising;

(d)      to provide product information (whether with regard to  content, events, products, services or otherwise);

(e)       about any transactions carried out between you and us, including information relating to online subscriptions, digital products, surveys and other services;

(f)        you provide to us if you correspond with us;

(g)      if you create an account with us, we may ask you for your name, age, geo-location and other demographic information, e-mail address, street address or other personal information (You may, however, visit the Site without providing that information);

(h)      if you purchase BNP Media's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information;

(i)         anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age and gender.

 

We also may collect information about your computer and your visits to this Site such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, domain names, referring website addresses, access times, length of visit and number of page views. We may use this information in the administration of this Site, to improve the Site’s usability, to provide better service, to send you newsletters, updates, marketing communications, and other information or that may be of interest to you. We also use outside services such Google Analytics to gather data about our Site visitors. We may sometimes permit our authorized service providers to have access to aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, usage and related information.

 

We often collect personal information from you or from third parties and as agents on behalf of third parties, where we have obtained the requisite consent to do so or as otherwise permitted by law. Third parties include, as examples, organizations for whom we provide services to you or on your behalf, and organizations that perform outsourcing and other services for us (such as payment processors, order fulfillment organizations, shipping companies, warranty and other service organizations, and systems development and maintenance organizations).

 

Where we are the Data Controller with regard to that data we will inform data subjects how you can exercise your rights as data subject, including the right to object to the processing of your personal data when it is processed based on legitimate interests.

 

How We Use Personal Information

 

As a general matter, we collect your personal information primarily to provide services to our customers, for administrative or management requirements, and to enhance our relationship with customers.

 

BNP Media collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

BNP Media may also use your personal information to inform you of other products or services available from BNP Media and its affiliates. BNP Media may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

 

BNP Media does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

 

BNP Media may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personal information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. BNP Media may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide services to you, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

 

BNP Media may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within BNP Media, in order to determine what BNP Media services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within BNP Media to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

 

BNP Media will disclose your personal information, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on BNP Media or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of BNP Media; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of BNP Media, or the public.

 

We may share your personal information with other business entities in connection with the sale, assignment, merger or other transfer of all or a portion of BNP Media’s business or assets to such business entity (including due to a sale in connection with a bankruptcy). We will require any such purchaser, assignee or other successor business entity to honor the terms of this privacy statement.

 

We rely on the following legal grounds to process your personal information, namely:

  • Performance of a contract – We may need to collect and use your personal information to enter into a contract or to perform a contract that you or your company has with us.
  • Consent – Where required by applicable laws, we will rely on your consent for collecting you personal information.
  • Legitimate interests – We may use your personal information for our legitimate interests to improve our services. Consistent with our legitimate interests and any choices that we offer or consents that may be required under applicable laws, we may use technical information as described in this Policy and use personal information for our marketing purposes.

We will only process personal data for a specific purposes or for any other purposes specifically permitted by the data protection legislation.

 

Obtaining Consent

Except when otherwise permitted by law, we obtain the requisite consent prior to collecting and, in any case, prior to using or disclosing your personal information for any purpose. You may provide your consent to us orally, in writing, by electronic communication, or any other means reasonably capable of conveying your consent. We will obtain your express consent if we collect, use or disclose sensitive information as Data Controller. We may also share data with third parties partners for whom you have given us consent.  Your consent may also be intrinsic to the circumstances such as in the case where you have already provided personal information to us and you maintain your relationship with us or where you provide our representatives with your phone number so that we can contact you. Except when otherwise permitted by law, we will only use the information for the purpose for which it was given. From time to time, we may collect, utilize, or disclose your personal information based on your consent and as otherwise permitted by law.

 

When your consent is required, you can withdraw consent at any time (unless withdrawing the consent would frustrate the performance of legal obligations) upon providing to us a 30-day notice. However, the withdrawal of your consent may adversely affect our ability to provide services to you and to maintain our relationship.

 

Third Parties

We remain responsible for all personal information communicated to third parties for processing. As such, we ensure that third parties that are engaged to provide products or services on our behalf and are provided with personal information are required to observe the intent of this International Policy by having comparable levels of security protection or, when required, by assuring us (through a confidentiality agreement) that they will not use or disclosure the personal information for any purpose other than the purpose for which the personal information was communicated. 

 

Limitations

We only collect the personal information necessary to fulfill the purposes identified to you prior to or at the time of collection, or any other reasonable and legitimate purposes or as required by law.

We do not use or disclose your personal information, except for the purposes for which it was collected, or new purposes to which you have consented, or as required or otherwise permitted by applicable law.

We do not, as a condition of providing services to you or on your behalf, or as an administrative or management requirement, require consent to the collection, use or disclosure of personal information beyond that reasonably required for such purposes, or to comply with its obligations under applicable law.

 

Retention of Personal Information

We may keep a record of your personal information, including correspondence or comments, in the applicable file specific to you. We will utilize, disclose, or retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and for legal or business requirements. We will establish minimum and maximum retention periods and procedures for maintaining and destroying your personal information. When personal information is retained to make a decision about you, we will retain such information for the period required in order to comply with our internal compliance and data retention policies.

 

Access to Your Personal Information

Subject to the exceptions provided by the applicable law, we will make available to you any specific personal information about you that we have collected, utilized or disclosed, upon your written request. We will make such information available to you in a form that is generally understandable, including explaining any abbreviations or codes and using an alternative format, if required. Simply send your request for access to the Privacy Officer listed below. Please be as specific as possible in your request so that we can meet the applicable time lines.  REQUEST FORM on the last page of this policy.

 

 

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from BNP Media by contacting us privacy@BNPMedia.com

 

If you are a located in the European Economic Area (EEA) the General Data Protection Rule (GDPR) allows Data Subject rights of access, rectification, erasure, restriction, objection or portability in line with the type of services being provided and the right to lodge a complaint to your Supervisory Authority.

 

Accuracy

We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal information is kept as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as possible. We will not routinely update your personal information, unless such a process is necessary. In order to help us maintain and ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date, you must inform us, without delay, of any change in the information you provided to us.

You can at any time, challenge the accuracy or completeness of the personal information we have about you, subject to the exceptions provided by applicable law. If you successfully demonstrate that the personal information we have on you is inaccurate or incomplete, we will amend the personal information as required. Where appropriate, we will transmit the amended information to third parties to whom we have communicated your personal information.

 

Response Times

We will make every reasonable effort to respond to each of your written requests not later than 30 days after receipt of such requests. When applicable, we will advise you in writing if we cannot meet your requests within this time limit. When applicable, you have the right to make a complaint to the appropriate privacy commission with respect to this time limit.

 

 

 

Costs

We expect to provide access without charge as a general matter. However, we reserve the right to collect a reasonable charge when you request the transcription, reproduction, or transmission of such information. We will notify you, following your request for transcription, reproduction, or transmission, of the appropriate amount that will be charged. You will then have the opportunity to withdraw your request.

 

Identifying You in Connection with Requests

We may require that you provide to us sufficient information to identify yourself before we provide information about the existence, use, or disclosure of your personal information in our possession. Any such information shall be used only for this purpose.

 

Safeguards

We use security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of personal information to protect it from loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. These safeguards include physical measures, such as restricted access to offices and equipment, organizational measures, such as security clearances, and publishing this policy to appropriate personnel with instructions to act in accordance with its principles (for example, limiting access on a “need to know” basis), and technological measures, such as the use of passwords and/or encryption.

 

Contact

Personal information is generally located at our corporate or divisional offices. A list of corporations, divisions, subsidiaries and affiliates to which this Privacy Policy applies is available upon request.

Please direct all complaints or other inquiries regarding personal information, the General Policy, or the International Policy to our Privacy Manager as follows.

 

 

Rita Foumia

Privacy Manager

BNP Media

2401 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 700

Troy, Michigan 48084-3333

U.S.A.

E-mail: privacy@BNPMedia.com

Fax: (248) 244-3923  

 

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy may be revised from time to time as we add new features and services, as laws change, and as industry privacy and security best practices evolve. We display an effective date on this Privacy Policy at the top of this Privacy Policy so that it will be easier for you to know when there has been a change. If we make any material change to this Privacy Policy regarding use or disclosure of personal information, we will provide advance notice on this Site. Changes will apply to information collected after the change is effective. Please check this Privacy Policy periodically for changes. Small changes or changes that do not significantly affect individual privacy interests may be made at any time and without prior notice. Your use of the Site constitutes acceptance of the provisions of this Privacy Policy and your continued usage after such changes are posted constitutes acceptance of each revised Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy or any revised Privacy Policy, please exit the Site immediately. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of the Site, or your dealings with the Site, you can email at  privacy@bnpmedia.com.

 

 

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