Privacy Policy

Apinio respects the privacy and time of our Members.

We will never distribute or disclose any of your personal information without your prior consent. As a member of our panel(s) you may share personal data and information about yourself when registering for membership or when participating in our surveys. This information may include your name, home address, email address, telephone number and other information. This information will be treated in accordance with the ICC/ESOMAR Code of Marketing and Social Research Practice (

In this regard, Apinio undertakes only to use the data you supply to us according to the following conditions:

1. We will not rent or sell any data which may personally identify you to any third party.

2. You will never receive communications from any third party as a result of using our site, participating in our research activities or becoming a panel member, unless you specifically opt to do so.

3. Your data may be disclosed to clients for research purposes. Such data will only be supplied in anonymised, non-attributable form such that no party external to Apinio could use the data to personally identify you, or to contact you by any means.

4. Your anonymised data may be disclosed to business associates, marketers or advertisers for the promotion of Apinio's services. By way of example, we may disclose to an advertiser the percentage age groups of our Members. Such data will be supplied in anonymised, non-attributable form such that no third party could use the data to personally identify you, or to contact you by any means.

5. Research results may also be released into the public domain. This is typically in aggregate form (e.g. 40% of respondents said tea was their favourite drink) and will not result in the disclosure of any personal identifying information.

6. We will clearly state why we are collecting personal information and how it will be used. At your request we will allow you to inspect and edit any personal data relating to you.

7. Apinio undertakes to store your personal data securely. The accessing and processing of personal data by Apinio's personnel will be restricted to business requirements including, but not necessarily limited to:

8. We cannot ensure that private communication and other identifiable personal data will never be disclosed in ways not described in this section. By way of example (without limiting the foregoing) we may be forced to disclose the data to a government agency lawfully requesting the same or to any court acting in pursuance of its powers. We reserve the right to and you hereby agree to allow us to disclose any information about you to law enforcement, government officials or to any court or court officials as we in our sole discretion believe necessary or appropriate.

9. Nothing in this Agreement relating to the confidentiality of information shall prevent or hinder Apinio from complying with its legal obligations.

10. By becoming a Member you agree to allow Apinio to communicate with you in relation to your membership of Apinio’s Panel(s) and opportunities to participate in our surveys and offers.

11. Like many other commercial websites we may use cookies. A cookie is a text file in the browser directory of your computer's hard drive. Any website other than the one that set up the cookie cannot read the cookie. Cookies will enable our website to recognise personally identifiable information you have voluntarily given us and we may use it to present you with custom web pages.

12. The Website contains links to other sites and vice versa. This privacy policy applies solely to information protected by Apinio on this Website.

13. We may update this privacy policy from time to time. If you have any comments or questions regarding this policy please feel free to contact us by using the contact form on our website.