COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY
GLocal Panel is a professional online research company, which adheres to PMRG guidelines in protecting respondent confidentiality along with ESOMAR (European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research) and BHBIA codes of conduct.
The collection and reporting of information you provide will be maintained with high standard of professional conduct. All personal data you submit for market research purposes is pooled together and strictly remains confidential and anonymous unless explicitly stated in the study. GLocal Panel will respect your privacy at all times and the confidentiality of your answers will be maintained as described in this Policy. Your name, address, telephone number, personal data and individual responses will only be used as described in this Policy.
GLocal Panel will respect your decision regarding participation in surveys, answering specific questions or termination of your membership in the panel. Details on termination of your membership can be found under our Terms and Conditions.
Before any professional is added to GLocal Panel, each professional is sent an invite (e-mail) to join the GLocal Panel. To ensure the privacy of professionals, each invite provides for an unsubscribe option. Once this option is selected by the professionals, Glocal Panel does not contact such professionals in future.
WHO IS COLLECTING INFORMATION AND FOR WHAT PURPOSE?
GLocal Panel collects valuable information, which assists in developing new products and services.
When you are on a GLocal Panel site and are asked for personal data, as defined under the GDPR, you are sharing that information with GLocal Panel alone, unless it is specifically stated otherwise.
You acknowledge and accept that GLocal Panel may pass your personal data to any third-party company which assists GLocal Panel in managing the Honoraria Program available to its members. For the avoidance of doubt, such information may include your name and address and all other information necessary to enable these honorary providers or any other third party to properly administer our Honoraria Program.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
We collect, store and use personal data in order to learn more about your use of the Website and to enable you to register for participation in studies or panels, such as when you update your profile data to ensure you receive invitations to studies or panels that are relevant to you, or when you update your address to ensure that your honoraria is sent to you.
The kinds of personal data we collect include the following:
Information about your visits to and the use of the Website (see “Information About Website Visits” below)
Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us and enabling you to participate in studies or panels:
- Telephone number
- Email address
- Fax number
- Employer and other professional details
- Primary/secondary specialty
- Industry association membership/affiliation
- Employer name/type
- Number of patients seen
- Participation in clinical trials
- Conferences attended
- Physical address
- Education details
- Email address
- Office/geographic location
- Phone Number
HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
We use your personal data to pursue our legitimate business interests which, in general, consist of responding to requests you make to us (such as wanting to participate in a study), or aiding us in serving you better. We collect only the information necessary to fulfill our legitimate business interests and keep it for only as long as is needed to fulfill those interests. We use your data in the following ways:
To facilitate and improve our business:
- To facilitate creation and authentication of your personal profile, and identify you as a user in our system
- To help us improve our Website and the studies and panels
- To improve the quality and relevance of your experience in interacting with our Website and with the studies and panels
- To respond to your customer service inquiries
- To match you with appropriate, relevant studies and panelsTo respond to legal or regulatory inquiries as we believe to be required by applicable laws, regulations, or administrative authorities
If you choose not to provide your information to us, then we may not be able to provide you with certain requested information, and we may not be able to match you with appropriate, relevant studies and panel or provide you with honoraria.
We may combine information you give us with publicly available information and information we receive from or cross-reference with select partners and others. By combining this information, we are better able to communicate with you about our services, enabling us to more effectively deliver opportunities to better serve you.
HOW DO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION?
Vendors and other authorized third parties
We may share your information with vendors and other authorized third parties that provide us with services to assist us in serving you, including:
- Website hosting provider, located in United States, India
- Vendors that assist in facilitating the studies and panels, located in [North and South America, Europe, Middle East and APAC countries]
Clients and Partners
We may share your information with our clients, and with partners who supplement our capabilities, in aggregated/anonymized form, unless you give us your consent to share personal information specific to you with our clients or partners, with each such consent only applicable to the specific study for which you gave consent to such sharing.
Legal or regulatory requirements
We may share your information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to:
- Respond to an emergency which we believe in good faith requires to disclose information to assist in preventing death or serious injury
- Protect or defend the rights, security, integrity, or property of GLocal Panel or its users, or to enforce our agreements and policies
Merger or Sale
We may share your information in the event of a potential or completed merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets.
AUTOMATED INFORMATION COLLECTION
Information about website visits
We may collect information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views. We may use this information in the administration of this website, to improve the website's usability, and customize the content and/or layout of our page for each individual visitor.
We may collect information about you using automated information collection technologies. Such information may include browser and device information, demographic information and other information provided by you, and aggregated information where we combine your information with the information obtained from other users and other sources. We may use and disclose such information for any lawful purpose.
Cookies and Related Technology
The help function of your browser should contain instructions on how to set your computer to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued or to not receive cookies at any time. If you set your device to not receive cookies at any time, certain personalized services cannot be provided to you, and accordingly, you may not be able to take full advantage of all of our features (i.e. you will be able to browse the site, but you will not be able to make a purchase). You can block or control Adobe Flash based collection using the Website Storage Settings Panel and the Global Storage Settings Panel and following the instructions provided.
If you use a mobile device, your device may share location information (when you enable location services) with our websites, mobile applications, services, or our service providers. We may also track and collect usage data, such as the date and time you use a mobile application to access our servers and the specific information accessed, based on your device number or other identifier. We use this information to improve our services, and provide you more relevant and personalized advertisements, studies and panels, and promotions.
We may collect and use aggregated personal information, which does not personally identify you. For example, we may calculate the percentage of our site users who have a particular zip code. In the course of aggregating data, we may combine third party data with yours and that of other users.
We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain personal information although it will enable us to relate your use of the GLocal Panel site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided.
them off in your browser. If you've set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site.
Once a registered GLocal Panel member, you are invited to provide additional information in your personal and professional profile describing your credentials, professional experiences, academic background, biography, etc.
Your GLocal Panel profile is only available for viewing by you. You may edit your profile at any time by using your e-mail and password to log in to your personal member pages.
Providing additional information in your personal profile beyond what is required at registration is entirely optional and can be altered or removed by you at any time. Providing further information will enable GLocal Panel to better match panellists to available studies and panels and therefore it is advised to keep your profile up to date at all times, to maximize your opportunity to be matched with appropriate available studies and panels.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
GLocal Panel operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorised individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.
We follow reasonable technical and management practices to help protect the confidentiality, security and integrity of data stored on our system. Unfortunately, data transmission over the Internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. While no computer system is completely secure, we believe the measures implemented by GLocal Panel reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved.
GLocal Panel maintains a strict "No-Spam" policy, which means that GLocal Panel does not intend to sell, rent or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third party without your consent.
CHILDREN’S PERSONAL DATA
Our website, studies and panels are not directed toward children under the age of 16, and we do not intentionally collect personal data from children under the age of 16. If a child under the age of 16 has provided us with personal data, we may disable the personal profile or seek to have a parent or guardian provide consent for the child’s personal profile.
If you are a California resident and have an established business relationship with us, you can request a notice disclosing the categories of personal information we have shared with third parties, for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes, during the preceding calendar year.
To request a notice, please submit your request to GLocalmind Inc. #4512 Legacy Dr, Ste 100,
Plano,TX, 75024 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a California resident under 18 years old and a registered user, you can request that we remove content or information that you have posted to our website or other online services. Note that fulfilment of the request may not ensure complete or comprehensive removal (e.g., if the content or information has been reposted by another user). To request removal of content or information, please email: email@example.com.
CALIFORNIA DO NOT TRACK DISCLOSURE
Some browsers have a do not track feature that lets you tell websites that you do not want to have your online activities tracked. At this time, we do not respond to browser do not track signals, but we do provide you the option to opt out of interest-based advertising. To learn more about IBA or to opt-out of this type of advertising, visit the Network Advertising Initiative website and the Digital Advertising Alliance website. Options you select are browser- and device-specific.
You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from us at any time by: (i) logging into your online and updating your preferences; (ii) contacting us by phone, email or postal mail, or (iii) following the removal instructions in the communication that you receive.
You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
- The right to be informed about how your personal data is used;
- The right to access your personal data;
- The right to rectify your personal data if it is inaccurate or incomplete;
- The right to erasure of your personal data (“the right to be forgotten”);
- The right to restrict processing of your personal data;
- The right to data portability—to retain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes;
- The right to object, in certain circumstances, to the use of your personal data; and
- The right to not be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal or similarly significant effects.
To request more information about your rights or to exercise them, you may contact us at the contact information provided below.
If you have any questions or concerns about privacy-related issues, you may contact:
Name: Meghamala Hegde
Address: #5, 10th Cross, Siddaiah Road,Wilson Garden, Bangalore – 560027, India
Effective Date: May 25, 2018