Privacy Policy

Thank you for your interest in www.usamp.com (the “Website”), which is owned, operated and controlled by uSamp (United Sample, Inc.) (Collectively, “United Sample,” “we,” “our”, or “us”).

We respect our users’ (“users”, “you” or “your”) privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to all users of the Website. We want to share with you how information we receive or collect from you via the Website is processed, disclosed and used. By using the Website, you acknowledge your consent to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms, do not use the Website.

The Website is the corporate site of United Sample. Consequently, this Privacy Policy applies to activities on this site only and not to any other websites that are owned and operated by United Sample. For example, iPoll, the online and mobile panels that are hosted and administered by United Sample are governed by the following privacy policy: https://www.ipoll.com/custom/ipoll/go/privacy.htm.Likewise, United Sample’s Instant.ly services and offerings in connection with the “on-demand” creation of surveys are governed by the following privacy policy: https://www.instant.ly/privacy-policy. To the extent you go to these other websites and participate in the activities on them, you are urged to review the privacy policies that apply.

What information do we collect? When?

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” or “Information” shall mean any information that can identify or locate an individual, including, without limitation, an individuals’ first and last name, email address, telephone number, and other information.

Please be assured that we do not collect any Personal Information from you, unless you provide it to us voluntarily.

We may automatically collect certain non-personal information about your use of the Website whenever you access the Website. We might collect, among other things, information concerning the type of Internet browser or computer operating system you are using, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your “click path” through the Website, the third-party web sites or advertisements linked to or from, and the Website(s) that you visited. To do this, we may use cookies, clear gifs, frames, server log analysis and other technology. When you use or visit the Website, our servers log your IP address. We shall collect IP addresses for the purposes of providing our services, including, without limitation, system administration, troubleshooting, user compliance with any applicable terms of service, investigating security breaches, and compiling non-personal information such as how many visitors logged on to the Website.

Cookies

The Website may contain “cookies.” Cookies are bits of electronic information stored on a user’s hard drive to provide information needed by the user on a regular basis. They are often used to save website customizations and website login information. Clear gifs (also known as “web beacons”) assist in the delivery of cookies.

Currently, cookies are utilized with respect to your use of the Website within the following two primary categories: (1) performance cookies so that traffic patterns and users on the Website may be measured and optimized; and (2) user cookies so that user information may be recorded so as to enhance performance and user experience on the Website.

You can opt-out from the setting of such cookies by changing your settings within your browser. Furthermore you can set-up your browser so that the browser is asking you each time before a cookie is dropped on your device. Also you can delete all you cookies on your device within you browser. You can find all information about cookies, browser settings and cookie deletion on http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

In addition, from time to time, tracking mechanisms such as cookies or web beacons may be used by third party content that you may choose to view while being on the Website. You should review the privacy policies of the websites serving this content, as they may allow for the gathering of information to serve advertising on multiple third party websites over which United Sample has no control. Please consult the privacy policies of such third party websites for more information.

How do we use and share the information that we collect?

All Information that we collect is stored and used to meet your requests and our legitimate business objectives in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy, we do not trade, share, rent, sell or give away information concerning you to third parties. As a general rule, United Sample uses Information for the purpose of contacting and communicating with you about information you have provided to us.

We may disclose your Information or otherwise use such information to communicate with you if required or permitted to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (i) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process or any governmental request; (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of United Sample or its affiliated companies and clients; (iii) enforce the Website terms of service or any applicable agreements; or (iv) protect the personal safety or interests of United Sample’s employees, other users of the Website, or members of the public in urgent circumstances. We may also disclose any of your information to law enforcement or other appropriate third parties in connection with criminal investigations, investigation of fraud, infringement of intellectual property rights, or other suspected illegal activities, or as otherwise may be required by applicable law, or, as we deem necessary in our sole discretion, in order to protect the legitimate legal and business interests of United Sample.

Change of control

In the event that another company acquires all or substantially all of the assets related to the Website, or if we experience some other change of control event such as merger, insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership, we reserve the right to include any or all Information among the assets transferred to the acquiring company. United Sample will require the surviving entity in the case of a merger, or the acquiring entity in the case of an acquisition or sale, to agree in writing to protect and maintain the security and integrity of the transferred Information in accordance with the applicable laws. We do not guarantee that any entity receiving such information in connection with any of these transactions will comply with all the terms of this policy.

Data security & integrity

United Sample is committed to protecting the security and integrity of all Information collected by, or disclosed to, United Sample and takes appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of such Information We also restrict access to Information to our employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the Information we process is accurate, complete, and current, but we depend on our users to update or correct their information whenever necessary.

Third-party websites and advertisements

Third-party websites and advertisements with links to and from the Website may collect Information about users. You should be aware that these third-party websites have their own information collection practices and privacy policies. If you click on a third-party advertisement or link, the privacy policies of the third-party web site that you link to will govern the collection and use of your information by that web site’s operator. This Privacy Policy does not extend to these third-party web sites and advertisements. Please refer directly to these third-party web sites regarding their privacy policies. We assume no responsibility or liability for the actions of such third parties with respect to their use of your information or otherwise. Accordingly, please make sure you are aware of and comfortable with the privacy policies of any third-party web sites to which you follow a link. Also, we do not control cookies in third-party advertisements, and users are encouraged to check the privacy policies of advertisers and/or ad services to learn about their use of cookies and other technology. We also do not endorse the third party websites or any products or services advertised, offered and/or sold by, through or in connection with the third party websites.

Enforcement

United Sample is committed to working with individuals to obtain a fair resolution to any complaints or disputes about privacy. Any complaints or concerns about this Privacy Policy (or any updates you wish to provide relative to your Information) should be sent via regular mail, postage prepaid, addressed to:

uSamp (United Sample, Inc.)
16501 Ventura Blvd., Suite 300
Encino, CA 91436

Changes to the policy

United Sample hereby reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy, from time to time, and United Sample will post such changes on the Website for you to review on a regular basis.