Please read our membership terms, which sets out a responsibilities to our panel members and the obligations of our members.
Should you be accepted as a member, you will be sent surveys by e-mail, and may be invited to participate in other surveys (e.g. Telephone, focus groups). Members can indicate how many surveys they would like to receive per month by completing the relevant question in their personal profile. Members are free to complete as many or as few surveys they wish.
Asia Opinions shall:
• consider its members eligible to participate in market research surveys, online or otherwise
• may enter members into prize draws
• reward members of completing surveys via PayPal
• inform members of the level of reward being offered for each survey which is fully completed
• credit the members account with the stated reward into their account
• not be bound to select members for surveys
• on occasions ask screening questions to determine eligibility to complete a survey. Should members be discounted from a survey as a result of the screening questions not providing the required profiling match for the survey, no reward will be paid
OPT OUT POLICY
Panel Members may opt-out from using any or all Services (including, without limitation, from receiving Survey invitations, newsletters or communications) at any time by: (a) following the unsubscribe procedures described on the relevant Panel Site or related sites or contained in an email received from Us; or (b) by sending an email to Our Panel Member services team.
We shall use reasonable efforts to read and respond to each email request within a reasonable period of time after receipt. Upon termination of Services, a Panel Member's contact information will be removed from all communication or contact lists relating to the terminated Service(s). Please note that it may take a few days to complete the removal and during such time, You may receive messages from Us which were created or compiled prior to Your opt-out.
The member acknowledges that they are:
• over 16 years of age
• resident in the country of the panel joined
• shall not register multiple times
• shall not attempt to answer a survey more than once
• will answer questions honestly and openly to the best of their ability
• answer questions properly (e.g. not complete answers without reading questions, or intentionally give misleading, contradictory or meaningless answers)
Panel Members agree to promptly notify Us of any changes in or to information contained in their member profile. Panel Members agree to review and update, as necessary, membership profiles no less frequently than once every twelve (12) months. A Panel Member may update, correct, and/or delete information contained in his or her membership profiles by: (a) accessing his or her Panel membership account; or (b) sending an email to the appropriate Panel Member services team for the relevant Panel.
POLICY ON POINTS BASED INCENTIVES
If You respond to and successfully complete a Survey You may earn points in Our incentive program. You do not have to purchase anything in order to receive points. The points You have earned are personal and You cannot transfer them to anybody else. Your points will be valid and redeemable for a period of [twenty four (24)] months after the latest completed survey. Any points or incentives not redeemed by You may be revoked by Us.
At the beginning of a Survey You will receive information about the number of points that You may earn. We do not accept to be liable or responsible in any manner for tax consequences or duties that may occur as a result of points or incentives issued or redeemed. If You breach the Terms You may lose all the points or incentives which You have earned. We do not accept any liability to You in relation to the points You have earned.
ACCURACY OF INFORMATION
The accuracy and integrity of Opini surveys and the data we collect is reliant on the honesty of our registered members in matters such as the personal information they provide in respect of their accounts and their responses to questions in surveys. We will close the account, without notice, of any member who, we believe, knowingly provides false information, or provides information carelessly or incompletely. Any payments that would have fallen due in respect of that member will be forfeited at the date of closure of the account. Any member who creates one or more duplicate accounts, or provides inaccurate information in order to earn additional rewards, will also have all active accounts closed.
We reserve the right to take any further legal action necessary and allowed in respect of deliberate non-compliance by members. For the avoidance of doubt, any member found contravening these terms will be prevented indefinitely from becoming a member of any online access panel or online community owned or run by us.
SUSPENSION, TERMINATION AND DE-ACTIVATION
In addition to any and all other available remedies, We may, without notice, suspend and/or terminate Your use of and access to the Service, or Your membership with a Panel, if You are in breach of the Terms or in the event that You use the Service in an unlawful manner or otherwise act in a manner that is, at Our sole discretion, unacceptable to Us, a Panel Owner, a Survey Owner and/or a Partner. If We terminate Your right to use the Service and/or if Your Panel membership is terminated: (a) You forfeit all rights, title, and interest in and/or to all unredeemed rewards, incentives, and/or prizes, effective upon termination; (b) Your Panel membership will immediately be canceled; (c) Your access to and use of the Service will immediately cease; and (d) You will not be allowed to participate in any future Surveys offered through the Service.
Furthermore, We reserve the right to de-activate Your Panel membership account: (a) if You are no longer an Active Panelist; (b) if We receive a hard bounce or delivery failure notice in Our email communication with Your email account; or (c) if We receive a “mailbox full” reply notice three (3) times in Our email communication to Your email account.
In the event of a deactivation, termination by You, or termination by Us You forfeit any incentives that You have earned.
PAYMENTS AND TAX ON PAYMENTS
Any payments to members will be agreed in advance, and will be paid via the members personal PayPal account. Where we pay money to members, and such rewards are normally subject to taxation, all such costs are the sole responsibility of the person receiving money. We will not be held liable for any taxation, or related costs, resulting from any payments made to members, and you indemnify us fully against such liability.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE, SURVEY OWNERS, PANEL OWNERS OR PARTNERS, THIRD PARTIES, OR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, CONTRACTORS, SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNEES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU IN ANY RESPECT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, FOR ANY MATTER RELATED TO THESE TERMS, THE SERVICE, OUR SITE, A SURVEY, A PANEL SITE, A PARTNER SITE OR FOR ANY SUBMISSIONS YOU MAKE, OR FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, RELIANCE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF EXPECTED SAVINGS, OR ANY OTHER NON-DIRECT DAMAGES, WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE LIKELIHOOD OR POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
The limitation of liability and the disclaimer in these Terms shall apply regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, warranty, delict, quasi-delict, strict liability, negligence or other tort and shall survive a fundamental breach or breaches or the failure of the essential purpose of contract or the failure of an exclusive remedy.
You expressly agree that Your participation in a Survey and use of the Service and browsing of Our site, a Survey Site, a Panel Site or a Partner Site is at Your sole risk and responsibility. To the fullest extent permitted by law, We, Our Clients, Survey Owners, Panel Owners, Partners, or other third parties, and Our and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents, third-party content providers and licensors, do not make any warranties, express, implied or statutory, including those of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, that participation in a Survey or the use of the Service, Our site, a Survey Site, a Panel Site, or a Partner Site will be uninterrupted or error free. To the fullest extent permitted by law, We, Our Clients, Survey Owners, Panel Owners, Partners, or other third parties, and Our and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents, third-party content providers and licensors, do not make any warranties, express, implied or statutory, including those of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, to the accuracy, reliability, or content of any information, or services provided through a Survey or Our site, a Survey Site, a Panel Site, or a Partner Site, other than as expressly set out in these Terms.
We hereby reserve the right, in Our sole discretion, to make changes to these Terms. We encourage You to review these Terms on an ongoing basis and We will notify You of changes to these Terms. Your continuous use of the Service or access to a Survey will constitute an acceptance of amendments to the Terms.
You may cease to be a member of the website at any time. Should you choose to do so, you account will be closed and we will send any money due up to the date of termination, after which no further monies will be payable.
While members are free to complete as many or as few surveys they wish, if members consistently do not participate in relevant surveys over a significant period of time, Asia Opinions Ltd reserve the right to cancel membership, having established that the member is no longer an active member of the panel.
If you have any concerns about our surveys, or about any material which appears on our website, please contact support>.
INFORMATION ABOUT US
www.opinisurveys.com is a website operated by Asia Opinions Ltd ("We"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 07429057. We are a limited company.
ACCESSING OUR WEBSITE
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED
Commentary and other materials posted on our website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
CHANGES TO OUR WEBSITE
We aim to update our website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
The material displayed on our website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
· All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
· Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
· loss of income or revenue;
· loss of business;
· loss of profits or contracts;
· loss of anticipated savings;
· loss of data;
· loss of goodwill;
· wasted management or office time; and
for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO OUR WEBSITE
UPLOADING MATERIAL TO OUR WEBSITE
Any material you upload to our website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our website. We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our website.
VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES
You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed-denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our website will cease immediately. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
LINKING TO OUR WEBSITE
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. Our website must not be framed on any other website, and you may not create a link to any part of our website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you wish to make any use of material on our website other than that set out above, please address your request to support>
LINKS FROM OUR WEBSITE
Where our website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our website, please contact support>.
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
Asia Opinions may collect and process the following data about you:
• Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site, www.opinisurveys.com. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
• If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
• Asia Opinions Ltd may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
• Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders.
• Details of your visits to our site [including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise] and the resources that you access.
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
We may collect information about your computer, including, where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us to:
• estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
• store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests;
• speed up your searches; and
• recognise you when you return to our site.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
• To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
• To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
• To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
• To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and
• To notify you about changes to our service.
• To direct email invitations to registered members to participate in surveys from Asia Opinions, based on information supplied in the personal profile section of each Opini registered member
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2009.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
• In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
• If Asia Opinions Ltd or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at support>. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
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