Last updated: July 24, 2012
At Hiving, our utmost respect for the privacy of site visitors is evident in the steps we have taken to ensure that your privacy is secure whenever you partake in any type of activity on our site. Every personal piece of information that is attributable to an individual is securely stored in our database, located in France.
Some personal records are gathered during your subscription to our panel, as we typically request the following information during the initial registration phase:
Additionally, information regarding your consumer profile and interests is also collected through our registration form (concerning Automotive, Finance, Health, Beauty, Hobbies, High-tech, Household, Food and Travel interests/consumption).
The gathering and storage of personal data by Hiving can involve sensitive information such as health status and ethnic background.
Hiving may retain the email correspondence records of individuals who contact us via email. The same correspondence archival may apply to individuals that participate in survey responses, feedback commentary, message boards, and other avenues of communication on our website
Operating as small text files within your computers hard drive, data-keeping cookies ease the navigation of our website; for instance, the use of these cookies while using the login-in portal on our website ensures that you do not have to redundantly enter your log-in information several times a day.
It is within your rights as a Hiving panelist to reject our site cookies through changes made to your computers internet-browser settings. However, blocking our site cookies may limit the amount of access you have to our online surveys and even some sections of the Hiving website.Note:
Hiving may use your personal data to:
Your password is key to protecting your personal information. Consequently, it is important to never share your password with anyone else. Additionally, you should always remember to log-off from our member area and close the browser window when finished with your session, especially if you are sharing a home computer or using a public computer at a library or Internet café, for instance.
Despite the advanced security initiatives we have undertaken to protect your personal information on the Hiving website, it is impossible to make a 100% guarantee against an Internet security breach, and as such, Hiving cannot be held responsible in these situations. Yet, in the event of such an unlikely breach, we will do our best to ensure system-wide security on the Hiving site.
Access to your Hiving Member Account is always available through the use of your email and password. Cant remember your password? Please click here.
Your Hiving Member Account can always be deleted through our unsubscribe page. Additionally, panelists that fail to meet Hivings registration requirements or fail to complete a minimum amount of surveys will be unsubscribed automatically.
Prior to the cancellation of any membership data, a minimum of 2 notifications will be sent in order to explain how the panel membership can still be maintained. Furthermore, Hiving is within its rights to close or restrict the availability of any member account if it is determined that our Terms and Conditions have been violated.Note:
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