At the point when you utilize our services, you're entrusting us with your data. We comprehend this is a major liability and make a solid effort to ensure your data and put you in charge.
Torfac is strongly committed to safeguarding your privacy with us.
Torfac collects several information through surveys and registration and other means, which helps its research clients develop new products and services for consumers. You are sharing that information with Torfac only, unless it is specifically stated otherwise on any survey you participate in. If data is being collected and/or maintained by any company other than Torfac sites, you will be notified prior to the time of the data collection or transfer. If you do not want your data to be shared, you may choose not to allow the transfer by not using that particular survey or product.
Rewards and promotions that we offer on Torfac may be either sponsored by other companies independently, or may be co-sponsored by Torfac and another company. Some data collected during such a promotion may be shared with the sponsor. However, you will be notified prior to the time of data collection or transfer. You can decide not to participate in that particular promotion if you do not want to share your data.
Any specific Sensitive Information (like information specifying medical or health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, political views, religious or spiritual beliefs, trades and union membership or information specifying the sex life of the individual) will be treated with additional care. If Torfac intends to share such information to another company for a different purpose than originally collected, then you will be expressly asked permission prior to any such disclosure.
We take privacy very seriously. Torfac will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information except when we have your explicit permission or under any special circumstances that the law requires it or under the circumstances specified in detail below. The following describes some of the ways that your information may be disclosed.
Please see the Terms of Service for our services for more detailed information about how your personal information may be shared.
Business Partners, Clients & Sponsors:
Torfac may disclose your personal information to our partners, clients or sponsors. However, if any personal data about you were ever to be shared, we will tell you before we collect or transfer the data. Many activities we offer request additional information from sponsors. By requesting more information, you give Torfac permission to share your information with the sponsor so they can fulfil your request. In many instances, only your email address will be shared. If more information will be shared with our partners, you will be notified in advance. From time to time, you may be offered the opportunity to receive test materials, or other products or special offers from our partners. If you opt-in to receive information from these third parties, Torfac will (with your permission) share your name and email address with them.
Torfac may also disclose personal information in some special cases when disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating Torfac‘s policies and Terms of Service or may be causing any injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) Torfac‘s products, services, rights or property, other Torfac members and users, or anyone else that could be affected by any such activities. Torfac may disclose or access account information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain, service, and improve our products and services.
Only Torfac (or partners working with Torfac under confidentiality agreements) will send you any direct mails, only if you indicate that you do not object to these. You also have choices with respect to how cookies work. By changing your internet browser settings, you have the choice to accept all cookies, notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies requested. If you choose to reject all cookies, you will be unable to use those Torfac services that do require prior registration in order to participate. Torfac does not sell or lease any user information to anyone. We will always notify you at the time of data collection or transfer if your data will be shared with any third party and you will always have the option of not allowing it to be shared.
Please keep in mind that whenever (and wherever) you choose to disclose personal information online – for example through emails, social networking websites, blogs, or in chat areas that information can be collected and used by any other user. If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you’re online.
Torfac obtains prior parental consent where surveys require children to participate and parental supervision is also required for any such surveys with children ages 6-15. We take special extra care to protect the safety and privacy of young users on our site, and we encourage you to participate in your child’s experience online. We do not permit any marketing or in children’s research and the certain topics are completely prohibited in research among children: Name/account name/E-mail or physical address, Phone number, Race or Ethnicity, Religion or Cast, Household income, Family illness, Marital status. of parents or other family members, Relationship matters, Grades in school or college, Alcohol, Sexual Issues, Tobacco and Firearms.
The Site is hosted in the United States. If you are a User accessing the Site from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please note that you are transferring your personal data to the United States which does not have the same data protection laws as the EU and other regions, and by providing your personal data you consent to:
TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY THE LAW OF THE COUNTRY IN WHICH YOU ARE LOCATED, YOU EXPRESSLY WAIVE ANY RIGHT YOU MAY HAVE TO REQUIRE US TO TREAT YOUR IDENTIFYING INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF ANY COUNTRY OR JURISDICTION OTHER THAN THE UNITED STATES. HOWEVER, THE FOREGOING WAIVER MAY NOT BE LEGALLY BINDING IN SOME COUNTRIES, SUCH AS THE MEMBER STATES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION. TO THE EXTENT IT IS NOT LEGALLY BINDING IN THE COUNTRY IN WHICH YOU ARE LOCATED, THIS FOREGOING WAIVER DOES NOT APPLY TO YOU.