Privacy Policy

North Fork Research is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining your trust. This Privacy Policy explains the types of information we collect and how it is handled.

BY USING THIS WEB SITE YOU CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. North Fork Research stands behind the following privacy policy. Please read on for details.

Conditions of Use

You may freely browse the website. You may freely download any material from the site. Any and all downloaded materials may be used by you to complete accepted mystery shops. You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost or use any of such materials without the express written permission of North Fork Research.

North Fork Research owns all rights to the content in this website and unless specifically stated otherwise, your use of the content should be personal and non-commercial. Unauthorized use of this content may violate copyright, trademark, privacy and/or publicity laws as well as communications regulations and statutes.

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What information do we collect?

When you visit our website, our web server automatically logs your domain and notes what pages you view. The only personal identifying information we collect from you is what you provide on a voluntary basis, such as contact, survey, or application information. This information can include your name, address, email address and phone number. North Fork Research only contacts individuals who have completed the double opt-in procedure to become an independent contractor for North Fork Research, including an application and email verification.

While the only personal information that we will gather is that information you directly provide to us, we will gather certain non-personal information from your IP (Internet Protocol) address. Your IP address can tell us things like what part of the world you’re connecting from, or what Internet service provider you are using.

Your browser offers “cookies” that, if you allow their use, store bits of data on your computer about your visit to our site. This data includes which pages you visit most. When you revisit the North Fork Research web site, these cookies enable us to customize our web site content according to your preferences. However, cookies do not give us any personally identifying information about you. The only way we get personal information identifying you is if you give it to us.

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What do we do with the information we collect?

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our web pages, to customize the content for each individual visitor, to complete evaluations and surveys, and to contact visitors for recruiting and marketing purposes. We do not sell or otherwise generally distribute personally identifying information collected at our website to third parties unless required to do so by law.

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How do we protect the personal information we collect?

In order to attempt to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, North Fork Research uses encryption technology. Your information—including your name, address, email address and phone number—is encrypted using a secure server so that information cannot be read as it travels to our computer system.

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How do you correct, update, or remove your personal information?

To change, correct, or remove information you previously submitted to us, click Profile and update the information you provided. To remove yourself from our system, please contact one of our Field Coordinators.

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What is our privacy policy if you link to a third-party web site?

When you click on hyperlinks that take you to third-party websites, you will be subject to the third parties’ privacy policies. While we support the protection of privacy on the internet, we cannot be responsible for the actions of third parties. We encourage you to read the posted privacy policy statement whenever interacting with any website.

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What happens to your personal information in a business transfer?

While we do not anticipate it, every business nowadays should plan for the possibility that it might sell certain or all of its assets to another company, or that it might buy certain assets of another company. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the business assets that is transferred. We reserve the right to transfer your information in the event of an asset sale or a business combination, merger or consolidation.

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Your consent

By visiting and using our website, you consent to our collection and use of this information. We reserve the right to change our privacy policy at any time, without prior notice. If we alter our privacy policy, we will post these changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we may disclose it.

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Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

Collection of Personal Data from Children: Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important to us. Accordingly, this website is not designed to attract or entice children. For that reason, we do not want to receive and will not request personal information from children we actually know are under the age of eighteen (18). If you believe that we may have inadvertently obtained personal information regarding a child under age eighteen (18), please contact us and we will remove all such information from our records. ATTENTION CHILDREN UNDER AGE 18. THIS WEB SITE IS NOT INTENDED FOR YOUR USE WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF YOUR PARENT OR GUARDIAN.

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Governing Law

This privacy policy is governed by the laws of the State of New Jersey, without regard to its choice of law rule and without regard to the location of any user. Any dispute arising in connection with this policy must be filed in the state or federal courts located in New Jersey.

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