Company

Privacy policy


Effective Date: 1 April 2015

This Privacy Policy covers the collection and use of information for this website, (http://www.gemius.com/) (“this Site” or “we”). By using this Site, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

WHO ARE WE

Gemius Group is an international research agency, the leader and forerunner in the field of research of the internet and on the internet in Europe and in the Middle East. Originating in Poland, Gemius has expanded across the EMEA region and is now currently operating on thirty markets.

Gemius Group includes Gemius headquarter where we collect the data, analyze it and develop our researches. Gemius Group has also its local offices in many countries, in particular the daughter companies, where Gemius’ specialists support our clients in local languages and adjust our researches to local markets’ needs.

WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you visit our Site, we automatically receive information. This includes information about your IP address, operating system, details about the browser, screen resolution, information collected through cookies and other technologies, the date and time of your visit, and the web page you have visited immediately prior to visiting our Site.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION

We use the information for our business purposes, such as data analysis, developing our Site, improving our researches, identifying usage trends and determining the effectiveness of our communication. When you browse our Site, in most cases you are recognized by technologies we use (see “What technologies we use to collect the information” part below). If you go to the our Client’s website and you still agree on the use of cookies and other technologies, we may to further recognize you (see “Privacy Notice for Publishers using our researches”).

WHEN WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION

Gemius’ headquarter, is responsible for the information management. However, we may disclose your information to other members of the Gemius Group for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy or to our subcontractors. This companies may be provided with access to your information only when it is needed to perform their functions on our behalf.

In addition, we may provide this information to third parties when disclosure is required by law or when necessary or desirable to exercise or preserve our legal rights, or to take action regarding potentially illegal activities. If all or part of our company is sold, merged or otherwise transferred to another entity, your information, whether personally identifiable or not, may be transferred as a part of that transaction.

WHAT TECHNOLOGIES WE USE TO COLLECT THE INFORMATION

We use cookies and other technologies like local storage, to gather statistical information to help understand what do you find interesting and useful on our website.

You can control cookies and other technologies through your browser’s settings. However any alterations to these settings may affect the functionality of our website. For information about how to assert that we don’t collect the information about you, please see our “Cookie policy”.

INFORMATION SECURITY

Wherever we hold the data, we apply the terms of this Policy and any applicable law. Gemius has implemented certain security measures to help protect the security and confidentiality of information while they are in our control.

We inform our employees about our policies and procedures regarding confidentiality, security and privacy, and we emphasize the importance of complying with these rules. Our security procedures are consistent with generally accepted personal data protection principles.

We limit access to your information to authorized employees who  need to come into contact with that information in order to fulfill their job duties. All of them are bound by this privacy policy and by Best Practices for Personal Data Handling binding Gemius Group. Access or use of information for any purpose other than those explained in this privacy policy will not be authorized.

RETENTION PERIOD

We store the information for as long as needed for the purposes laid down in this Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or allowed by law.

USE OF SITE BY CHILDREN

Gemius’ Group takes special care when processing children’s data. The consent of the parent or responsible adult shall first be obtained before handling children’s data. However, given the specificity of the Internet, Gemius can’t guarantee that the person giving consent is truly a responsible adult. If we become aware that we have collected information from a child thorough this site without needed consent, we will delete that information from our records.

CROSS-BORDER TRANSFER

Your information may be processed in any country where we have Subsidiaries, and by using our Site you consent to the transfer of information. Transfer of data, may take place, provided that the data importer provides sufficient guarantees in respect of the technical and organizational security measures and the processing to be carried out is governed by a contract or legal act binding such data importer.

ACCESS TO THE INFORMATION

To request access to personal information that we hold about you, we require you to submit your request in writing at the e-mail address or postal address shown below (in “Contact us” part). You will be given a right to access your personal information and correct, amend or delete it where it is inaccurate. We will endeavor to provide your requested personal information within 30 days of receiving your access request. If we cannot fulfill your request, we will provide you with a written explanation of why we had to deny your access request.

UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

This policy is based on the legal and factual situation as of effective date and is periodically reviewed. We encourage you to review this privacy notice frequently to ensure that you stay apprised of any changes. If we make a vital change to this policy or our privacy practices, we will post a visible notice on this site 14 calendar days prior to the implementation of this vital change. Your use of the Site following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.

CONTACTING US

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy please