This document sets forth
the People Surveys Online Privacy and Security Policy ("The Privacy and
Security Policy") for this website
www.peoplesurveys.co.za (�The Site"). If you have objections to the
Private Policy you should not access the site.
Your privacy is very important to us. We take many steps to ensure that any
identifying personal information you provide us with is kept confidential
and used only for the purpose for which it was clearly intended.
For the purposes of this Privacy and Security Policy, �personal information�
shall be defined as detailed in the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2
We collect information that allows us to keep our service excellent and
current and to support our online products. We do this through a number of
different ways on the site.
Completing a survey on this site
If you are here to complete an employee, customer, community or other survey
your personal identity is not required, unless specifically stated otherwise
in that specific survey. We will not use any information in our reports and
survey results that will identify you individually in any way.
Broad information such as age group or geographic region may be used for
various reasons, at our discretion. People Surveys owns and retains the
rights to non-personal statistical information collected and compiled by
Requesting a quote or contacting us
Any information that you send us in order for us (anyone directly on behalf
of People Surveys) to contact you will be kept private by us and not shared,
sold or rented to anyone for any other purpose.
Cookies are small text files that a website can use to recognize repeat
and to give them easy access to certain site areas or personalized content
according to their stated preferences.
People Surveys collects IP addresses for record keeping and administrative
purposes. Your IP address is automatically allocated to your computer when
you use the World Wide Web. Our servers record incoming IP addresses and
analyze these in aggregate. In this way, no connection is made between you
and your computer's IP address. Tracking IP addresses helps us to determine
where our referrals and are coming.
Within People Surveys, data is stored in password-controlled servers with
limited access. When you submit personal information to People Surveys
through this site, you understand and agree that this information may be
transferred across national boundaries and may be stored and processed in
any of the countries in which People Surveys and its affiliates operate,
including, without limitations, the United States.
People Surveys will not release information about any specific Customer or
Survey audience, other than as may be required in response to a court or
government order. To the extent practical, People Surveys will attempt to
notify Customer of such an order pertaining to the Customer or to one of
Customer's respondent group members.
Upon request, People Surveys will allow any person that has provided it with
personal information, to have such information removed from the People
Surveys database. You may also opt out of receiving any communication from
However, even if you opt out of receiving any communications from People
Surveys, we reserve the right to contact you regarding your account status
or any other matter that might affect our service to you and/or our records
Security on our servers
We make use of secure, state of the art servers to host all of our online
surveys. Data is backed up regularly and encrypted with ASPEncrypt, using
scripts on all servers. We regularly install the latest security updates and
patches to the SQL server.
Added to these are a range of physical security measures including limited,
password protected access to SQL databases among our technical group and
biometric hand scanning to ensure no unauthorized physical access to data.
Your login details
You agree that your log-in name and password shall be used for personal use
only, and not be disclosed to any third party.
Credit card transactions
All credit card transactions are secure, conducted by WorldPay, using both
proprietary and unique state of the art security tools and techniques. They
make use of Thawte 2048 bit SSL encryption systems (128 Bit SSL at the
browser level). The WorldPay systems have inbuilt system redundancy and
fault tolerance, ensuring that you are fully protected against what is
nowadays a virtually non-existent risk.
Any person that delivers or attempts to deliver any damaging code to this
website or attempts to gain unauthorized access to any page on this web site
shall be prosecuted and civil damages shall be claimed in the event that
People Surveys suffers any damage or loss.
Changes in our privacy and security policy
All personal information that we collect and maintain, as well as the
security we maintain will be subject to the version of the Privacy and
Security Policy in effect at the time of such collection.
What this means is that if the Privacy and Security Policy changes at any
time in the future, we will provide notice of material changes on the home
page of the Site. If as the result of such changes, you want to alter the
ways in which People Surveys is allowed to use your personal information,
you will be given the opportunity to do so.
This statement and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do
not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any
People Surveys welcomes any questions or comments regarding the Privacy and
Security Policy, please contact us
by e-mail, or postal mail.