Effective Date: 27th Dec 2023
2. Information We Collect
The data we collect varies between research pieces. We may collect various types of information from research participants, including but not limited to:
- Personal Information: Such as your name, contact information (email, phone number, and address), and demographic data.
- Research Data: Information provided during the research process, surveys, interviews, or any data relevant to the study.
- Technical Information: Including your IP address, browser type, and operating system when you interact with our website or online research tools.
3. How We Use Your Information
We use the collected data for the following purposes:
- Conducting Research: To carry out research studies, surveys, and experiments, and to analyze the gathered data.
- Communication: To contact you regarding your participation in research studies and to send updates or relevant information.
- Quality Improvement: To improve our research methodologies, processes, and services.
- Compliance: To adhere to legal and ethical obligations as a research company.
4. Data Security
We prioritize the security of your data and have implemented appropriate measures to protect it. We use industry-standard encryption and access controls to safeguard your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
5. Data Retention
We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected.
6. Sharing Your Information
We may share your personal information with trusted partners, collaborators, or third-party service providers who assist us in conducting research. These parties are obligated to protect your data in accordance with applicable laws and our privacy standards.
7. Your Rights
As a research participant, you have the following rights regarding your personal information:
- Access: You can request access to the personal information we hold about you.
- Rectification: You may request corrections or updates to your data if it is inaccurate.
- Erasure: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information.
- Data Portability: You can request a copy of your data in a structured format.
- Withdrawal of Consent: You may withdraw consent for processing your data at any time.
8. Contact Us
If you have questions, concerns, or wish to exercise your rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are here to assist you.
9. Changes to this Policy
Thank you for participating in our research. Your privacy is essential to us, and we appreciate your trust in COPC Inc.