Terms of Use

GENERAL PROVISIONS

  1. iWadi (the “Panel“) is an online research panel that enables its registered members to participate in marketing research projects and/or public opinion polls.
  2. The Panel is associated with CINT AB with the seat in Stockholm, Sweden. The owner of the Panel is the company KOGGA Sp. z o. o. with the registered seat in Warsaw, Poland (the “Panel’s Owner”).
  3. The Panel’s rules of operation are consistent with the principles of the International Code of Market Research and Public Opinion ICC/ESOMAR (International Code of Marketing and Social Research Practice, www.esomar.org).
  4. Current Panel’s rules and regulations (the “Terms of Use“) are available on the Panel’s web page: iwadi.net.

PARTICIPATION IN THE PANEL

  1. Participation in the Panel is entirely voluntary.
  2. The Panel’s participant may be a natural person over the age of 13 years, with an access to the Internet, who completes the Panel’s registration process.
  3. A device with an Internet access, the Internet browser and the e-mail account are required to use the Panel.
  4. Panel registration requires completion of the Registration Form, acceptance of the Terms of Use and consent to process personal data for research purposes only in accordance with the provisions of the Polish Act of 29 August 1997 on personal data protection (Journal of Laws no 133 item 883, as amended). In order to obtain the status of the Panel’s participant (the “Participant“) it is obligatory to complete the Panels’ registration process. The Panel Participant’s account (the “Participant’s Account“) is created after successful completion of the registration process in the Panel.
  5. All data provided by the Participant in the Registration Form and in the Participant’s Account must be correct and current.
  6. Acceptance and observance of the Terms of Use constitute a necessary condition for participation in the Panel.
  7. The Participant can register with the Panel only once and have only one Participant’s Account.
  8. The Participant has a full view of the Participant’s Account and the ability to self-update any data stored therein. The Participant is obliged to insert in the Panel only true data under pain of removal of the Participant’s Account from the Panel.

PARTICIPATION IN ONLINE SURVEYS

  1. Invitations to participate in marketing research projects and/or public opinion polls are sent to e-mail address provided by the Participant in the Registration Form. Invitation to participate in marketing research projects and/or public opinion polls contains a link to an online questionnaire as well as detailed description of conditions for participation in the survey (including the approximate length of the survey in minutes and amount of remuneration for its accurate and reliable completion).
  2. Invitations to participate in marketing research projects and/or public opinion polls are sent only to those Participants who meet certain socio-demographic criteria required for particular research and/or poll. Verification whether the Participant meets the criteria is made based on information provided by the Participant in the Registration Form. The selection criteria for various researches and/or polls depend on specific socio-demographic criteria and are variable, depending on the requirements of the particular research and/or poll. The decision to choose the Participants to participate in particular research and/or poll is made at the sole discretion of the Panel’s Owner.
  3. Participation in marketing research projects and/or polls is voluntary. Each time, the Participant has the right to independently decide whether he/she wishes to participate in an online survey, to participate in which he/she has been invited.
  4. The number of invitations to participate in the surveys addressed to the Participant depends on the number and topics of the marketing research projects and/or public opinion polls. The Participant receives invitations to participate in the research and/or polls no more than three times per week.
  5. The Participant is obliged to provide true and accurate answers to the questions in the questionnaires.

REMUNERATION

  1. The Participant who qualifies to participate in particular marketing research project and/or public opinion poll, and further properly completes the online questionnaire as well as in a reliable way provides answers to all the survey questions shall have a right to receive remuneration. The amount of remuneration depends on the length of the questionnaire and is notified to each Participant in the invitation to participate in particular marketing research project and/or public opinion poll. In certain cases, the Participant may receive remuneration in other form, which form is to be determined in the invitation to participate in marketing research project and/or public opinion poll.
  2. Remuneration for each correctly and reliably completed online survey is calculated within a maximum of thirty (30) calendar days after completion of marketing research project and/or public opinion poll.
  3. Remuneration payable to the Participant is accumulated at the Participant’s Account. Participant may collect its due remuneration at any time, provided that the Participant has accumulated on his/her Participant’s Account the total amount of remuneration of at least 350 PHP and has a PayPal account (www.paypal.com). After accumulating the amount of at least 350 PHP at the Participant’s Account, the Withdrawal Form shall appear in the Participant’s Account. Remuneration payable to the Participant is sent to the PayPal account specified by the Participant in the Registration Form within forty five (45) calendar days from the date of correct completion of the Withdrawal Form by the Participant (PayPal charges 2% on amounts transferred to PayPal account).
  4. At any time, the Participant may check the status of his/her Participant’s Account by logging into the Panel (iwadi.net).

CANCELLATION OF PARTICIPATION IN THE PANEL

  1. Each Participant may at any time withdraw from participation in the Panel by removing his/her Participant’s Account from the Panel.
  2. In case of withdrawal from the Panel, the Participant has the right to demand payment of a due remuneration accumulated in the Participant’s Account. The condition of the Participant requesting payment of his/her due and accumulated remuneration is the correct completion of the Withdrawal Form by the Participant. A request for payment of remuneration due and accumulated in the Participant’s Account shall be sent to the Panel’s Owner electronically via e-mail to the e-mail address: support@iwadi.net. The remuneration due will be sent to the PayPal account specified by the Participant in the Registration Form within ninety (90) calendar days from the date of correct completion of the Withdrawal Form by the Participant.
  3. In case of withdrawal from the Panel, the Participant’s data is permanently deleted from the Panel’s database.

REMOVAL OF THE PARTICIPANT’S ACCOUNT

  1. The Panel’s Owner reserves the right to remove the Participant’s Account from the Panel, particularly in the case of:
    1. breach of the Terms of Use by the Participant,
    2. the Participant having multiple accounts in the Panel,
    3. provision by the Participant of false responses in the Registration Form or online surveys (which will be detected during the control procedures),
    4. provision of useless answers in surveys (random strings),
    5. using of automated mechanisms to insert responses in surveys,
    6. not completion of three questionnaires, to participate in which the Participant was invited, during the calendar year,
    7. not logging by the Participant into the Panel within three hundred sixty (360) calendar days from the last logging and not updating of the data in the Participant’s Account, in particular of his/her e-mail address,
    8. not agreeing with amendments to the Terms of Use within thirty (30) calendar days of becoming aware of the above circumstances.
  2. The Participant whose Participant’s Account has been removed from the Panel loses the right to payment of remuneration accumulated therein.
  3. The Participant shall be informed of the removal of the Participant’s Account electronically to the e-mail address provided in the Registration Form.

PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY

  1. The Panel’s Owner ensures that all data and opinions obtained from the Participants during the registration process and in the surveys are confidential. The information provided by the Participant is used only for research purposes and processed in accordance with the provisions of the Polish Act of 29 August 1997 on personal data protection (Journal of Laws no 133 item 883, as amended). The Participant’s data and opinions obtained throughout the surveys are processed as collective statistical summaries and in such a way that it is not possible to separate the data of a single person.
  2. The Participant is obliged to treat as confidential all information obtained in connection with participation in marketing research projects and/or public opinion polls carried out through the Panel and not disclose it to any third parties.
  3. All contents of the Panel, including messages and materials available in the Panel are protected by Polish law, in particular the provisions of the Act of February 4, 1994 on copyright and related rights (Journal of Laws no 24 item 83, as amended). It is strictly forbidden to: download copy and use the contents of the Panel, in particular, its databases and to reuse them in whole or in part, qualitatively or quantitatively, without the consent of the Panel’s Owner.

FINAL PROVISIONS

  1. The Panel’s Owner reserves the right to make amendments to the Terms of Use.
  2. The Participant shall be informed about amendments to the Terms of Use electronically to his/her e-mail address provided in the Registration Form. Within thirty (30) calendar days from sending of information by the Panel’s Owner about the amendments to the Terms of Use, the Participant may object to those amendments by removing of the Participant’s Account from the Panel. The lack of the Participant’s opposition to the Terms of Use within thirty (30) calendar days from sending of the information about amendments to the Terms of Use by the Panel’s Owner shall be treated as expression by the Participant of his/her consent to the amendments.
  3. If the Participant does not consent to the amendments to the Terms of Use within sixty (60) calendar days from sending of information by the Panel’s Owner about the amendments to the Terms of Use, he/she has the right to demand payment of the due remuneration accumulated at the Participant’s Account, under the pain of losing that right.
  4. The Panel’s Owner reserves the right to refuse registration in the Panel for any reason.
  5. The Panel is operated under Polish law and any matters related to or in connection with the Panel shall be governed by Polish law.
  6. In case of any disputes between the Panel’s Owner and the Participant, the place of jurisdiction shall be Warsaw, Poland.
  7. The Terms of Use come into force on 01.01.2015 r.