For the purpose of simplicity, HappySurveys.net and its staff will also be referred to as “this website”, “our website”, and “we” in the following.
Types of Data This Website Collects
We compile several types of personally and non-personally identifiable data from our visitors and users. This website will only collect personal information after requesting and receiving the user’s explicit consent. Non-personal information cannot be used to identify readers and is usually gathered via internet cookies.
Details on the Non-Personal Information We Gather
This website collects non-personally identifiable information related to its readers’ internet experience. Such data cannot be used to identify or track visitors or users.
Examples of Non-Personal Data Collected by This Website:
- Browser-specific information;
- IP address and other ISP (Internet Service Provider) data;
- Logs concerning the online behavior patterns and internet browsing history of our visitors and users;
- Lists of the web pages and sites frequently accessed by readers before and after using this website.
Details on the Personal Information We Gather
Our website will only collect personally identifiable information from its users and visitors after first asking and receiving their explicit consent. This data can be used to identify one or more users and as such, is perceived as being of a sensitive nature and is rarely collected.
Typical examples of personal data we compile include the complete name (first name and surname), physical address, email address, and other contact info such as social media handles or phone number. Information relating to the user’s gender and geolocation might furthermore be gathered.
The principal use of this sort of data is statistical or as a way of easing communication with the reader as we strive to offer content that is as relevant as possible to our visitors and users.
HappySurveys.net states that it will never share the personal data it collects with third-party entities for commercial or monetary gains.
How We Use This Information
This website compiles the types of data detailed in the sections above for statistical reasons. Our main gain is to understand the needs and desires of our readers so that we can ultimately improve their experience on this website.
While our website will never sell or share the information it collects for direct financial gain, some third-party entities might receive access to it under special circumstances. Partner companies that provide their services (e.g., marketing or web hosting companies) might grant access to data we compile to a limited number of its employees. However, they are strictly forbidden from distributing it to other entities.
HappySurveys.net might also share the non-personal and personal data it collects with federal or state institutions in compliance with their warrants, rules, regulations, court orders, or subpoenas.
How We Collect Data
This website makes use of the following to gather personal and non-personal information:
Cookies are pieces of code commonly used by websites to collect background information on a user’s online patterns and behaviors. Although compiled for purely statistical reasons, our website will nonetheless first ask for the reader’s explicit consent before gathering this type of data.
Cookie data cannot be used to identify this website’s visitors or users.
2. Log Files
Our website makes use of log files to keep track of the number of clicks and seconds spent by readers on a specific web page. Other browsing information details, such as the previously accessed website or the internet client in use might also be collected. Log files compile this information for purely statistical reasons, just as cookies.
Log files cannot be used to identify this website’s visitors or users.
3. Sign Ups (Register Requests)
This website’s sole means of gathering personally identifiable information is by the use of sign up requests. These are a way of making sure that the user’s identity verifies, and that the data provided is real and accurate. As already specified, this sort of information is mainly used to ease communication with the users.
Any and all personally identifiable data collected will remain strictly confidential.
How this Data is Protected
HappySurveys.net created and uses a triple-step security system that employs managerial protection, electronic protection, and physical protection. This is meant to ensure the security and privacy of all data collected and stored by this website.