Information for respondents

Privacy for survey responders

Updated December 12th, 2013

Providing survey responses is voluntary.
You can always choose not to provide any answers.
When you respond to questions hosted by proved.co, we collect, on behalf of proved.co users, information relating to you and your use of our services from a variety of sources. Answering survey questions you hereby agree to this information gathering. The sections below describe what information we collect and what do we do with this information.

Your responses

We collect and store the responses that you submit. All survey responses are anonymous. We don’t collect or store any personal information about you or data that could be used to identify you.
Your responses to questions are owned by proved.co users, and we treat this information as private to our users.
Providing survey responses is voluntary. You can always choose not to provide an answer to given question. However, sometimes this will prevent you from completing a questionnaire.

Your email address

If a proved.co user uses an email invitation to send you an invitation to a questionnaire, we collect your email address when the user provides it to us. We don’t use this to send you emails except at the direction of a proved.co user. The emails we send on behalf of a proved.co user appear to come from that user’s email address.
You may opt out of receiving email invitations to proved.co questionnaires by clicking “unsubscribe” link in them.

Usage, device, referral data

We collect usage data about you whenever you interact with our services. This may include which pages you visit, what you click on, etc. 
We collect data from the device you use to access a questionnaire, i.e. your IP address and browser type. We may also link your IP address to your responses to the questions.
We collect information about the source that referred you to a questionnaire (e.g. a web-link or an email).
We use the data listed above to manage and improve our services.

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