Advanced Focus LLC uses the information that you provide for the purposes of identifying candidates for future paid research projects.
In order to become a participant, you must provide us with certain personal information about yourself. 'Personal Information' includes information that may be used to identify you, which includes information such as: your first and last name; gender; ethnicity; home address; e-mail address; phone or contact information; your occupation; your income. We use the Personal Information to help us determine your eligibility for different surveys, focus groups, taste tests, panel discussions, and product tests.
The Personal Information you provide us is not shared with any third parties. We do not sell or share your Personal Information to anyone.
If you are contacted by Advanced Focus, either by phone or e-mail, of your potential eligibility for a study, only your responses to a screening questionnaire given at that time will be shared with our client who is conducting the research. Your participation in the screening questionnaire is entirely voluntary.
Advanced Focus believes you should be in control of your Personal Information. So, if at any time you want to change the information you have provided us, you may do so by logging into your account and deleting and changing certain information by simply logging in at the "Member's Login" at the homepage of our website. You can review your Personal Information anytime. You may also discontinue your membership if you no longer wish to be contacted for survey participation. You may opt-out at any time by: contacting us at the toll-free telephone number provided at the bottom of each webpage and contained within every e-mail we send you; or at the "Member's Login" section of our website.
Advanced Focus operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. We review our security practices and privacy policies, and enhance them as necessary. Advanced Focus only allows authorized personnel at our company to have access to the Personal Information. We do our best in ensuring that the Personal Information you provide is secure and protected.
Any person who submits Personal Information on Advanced Focus's website or agrees to the Terms of Agreement represents to Advanced Focus that they are 18 years of age or older. This age requirement exceeds the age requirement mandated by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. It is Advanced Focus's policy to endorse and to use our best efforts to comply with that Act.
There are limited circumstances where Advanced Focus may disclose Personal Information. These are: to comply with the law; to comply with legal process served on Advanced Focus or its website; to protect and defend the rights of Advanced Focus; to share or sell our database if we file for bankruptcy or merge with another entity; or to act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of members, users of our website, or the general public.