Research Survey Information
Personal information provided to SharedXpertise Media is confidential. This data is combined with information gathered from other survey participants and is reported in aggregate. At times survey responses may be tied to other customer information that is provided by the client sponsoring the survey, and used for segmentation or analytical model building.
SharedXpertise Media Survey Web Site
Respondent information is safeguarded on secured systems and is used only for the purpose stated. In order to respond to an inquiry, an email address or other contact information may be requested when we are contacted through Research@SharedXpertise.com. This information is shared with SharedXpertise Media employees on a need-to-know basis only.
The HRO Today website may contain hyperlinks to websites outside of SharedXpertise Media. Data collection privacy policies may be different on hyperlinked sites not owned by SharedXpertise Media.
Email Addresses and Communication
SharedXpertise Media may have corporate email addresses in its email system or data files that are acquired through clients who have provided email addresses for research purposes.
SharedXpertise Media uses email as a means of communicating to known clients and customers. The following processes are used to ensure SPAM is not sent along with emailed survey invitations:
- Company or client is clearly identified
- Company contact information is provided
- Removal option of future email research invitations
Disclosure of Personal Information by SharedXpertise Media
Under certain circumstances, SharedXpertise Media may be required or permitted by law or court orders to collect, use, and/or disclose personal information. Under these circumstances, notice of disclosure may not be required.
Respondent information may be published when the survey instrument states the information will be disclosed or when a participant makes a request that can only be fulfilled by reporting information from the survey.
Access to SharedXpertise Media Data
Only authorized SharedXpertise Media employees, vendors, contractors or partners carrying out authorized business functions are permitted to access SharedXpertise Media databases.
Vendors, contractors, or partners who have access to survey information in connection with providing services for SharedXpertise Media are required, at a minimum, to sign a confidentiality agreement. The use of this information for any purpose other than to carry out the services performed for SharedXpertise Media is not permitted.
SharedXpertise Media employees are required to sign a confidentiality agreement in which they agree to keep all project and respondent personal information confidential. Employees who violate this agreement are subject to disciplinary actions, including termination when appropriate.
Respondent Information Security
SharedXpertise Media is committed to keeping personal data secure and will take all reasonable precautions to protect personal information from loss, misuse or alteration. Data stored on internal network servers are protected by firewalls and other appropriate security mechanisms.
No method of transmission over the internet, nor method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Changes in This Privacy Statement
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