To be registered members of the UserScout website, you are required to provide us with your email and an accompanying password for verification. Project organizers are not required to provide any additional information. Billing information will only be collected and processed by the third party application PayPal. Project participants are required to provide additional personal information which includes but not limited to your name, age, sex and demographics in order to qualify for the projects.
We also do collect non-personal data which includes without limitation Internet Protocol addresses, browser information, device type and operating systems in order to aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of verification and monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the website and our services. This includes providing such aggregate information to third parties for this purposes. These statistics and aggregated data will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.
All personal information submitted through the UserScout website is voluntary. You should not provide information you are uncomfortable with sharing through the website. You are however advised to provide complete and truthful information to qualify yourselves for a wider range of projects and to give you a better profile score. While you are not required to submit any information to our website, if you do not provide the requested information, you may not be able to access or use some of the features and functions of our website and we may not be able to provide you with certain services. Personal information is collected when you submit information through the signing-in process, updating your profile and through participating in projects.
Information collected is primarily used in the pre-filtering and screening process in order to provide relevant users for the projects. Such information will also be used to recommend you projects that fit your profile information. It is also used to inform you of our campaigns and to communicate with you on any matter relating to the conduct of your account or the use of the website in general. Relevant information can be used by us, our agents and/or sub-contractors to process your applications, to answer your requests and questions.
Third party project organizers have the right to access only the information contributed through their projects and information you have explicitly expressed permission for their access. Users are advised to take caution when providing information to third party project creators. Additional information on the users such as username, user score and participation history (project category, date and status outcome) will also be accessible to the project organizer. This is to enable the project organizers to make an informed decision when selecting users for their projects. Project organizers to not have access to the profile of the users.
UserScout enables you to refer friends to UserScout. If you wish to refer friends to UserScout, please use the sharing icons or our referral systems, which you can share directly with others via email, social media websites, or other communications methods. UserScout does not collect Personal Information about the persons with whom you share your link until the persons click the link and engage directly with UserScout.
You retain all the rights to you information. At any time will you be able to add, edit or delete information about yourself. You are able to terminate your accounts at any time by writing to us. If you choose to terminate your account, please do note that we may retain residual information in our backups and/or archived copies of our database.
UserScout has put in place various security procedures to protect your information. However, please be advised that the internet is not a secure medium. You can access your Personally Identifiable Information on our Website through a password and your email address. This password is encrypted. UserScout protects your personal information by requiring the use of a browser software program that supports industry standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption with 128-bit key lengths. We also keep your information confidential. The internal procedures of UserScout cover the storage, access and disclosure of your information.
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If this business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.