Privacy Policy

The following Privacy Policy applies to the online #ProfileMe profile which is organized by The Brand Surgeon.whose registered address is ..., Telephone +27 .... The Brand Surgeon is a company incorporated in South Africa whose main business activity is to collect data for purposes of Market Research on behalf of major clients in the product and service industry.

  1. Unless otherwise stated relevant to specific data on any site related to #ProfileMe, the rights to all service data collected during the operation of the service related to #ProfileMe becomes the property of The Brand Surgeon as set out in these terms.
  2. Any personal information submissions by you to, or through the service will exclusively be stored and used by The Brand Surgeon and managers of the service to deliver the service to you in an efficient manner as set out in these terms.
  3. Any profile information submissions by you to, or through the service will be stored and used by The Brand Surgeon and managers to tailor the existing and future service and content delivered or to be delivered through the service to you more relevantly, effectively and efficiently as set out in these terms.
  4. When you opt-in, or join the #ProfileMe community service on any of the #ProfileMe sites, you grant #ProfileMe your explicit permission to share your personal profile information and other relevant service data with the client for whom the questionnaire is presented on #ProfileMe.
  5. Certain public information may be obtained, stored and used by The Brand Surgeon and managers of the service based on your interactions on questionnaires related to the service through various devices, browsers, connections and carriers that forms part of enabling delivery of the service.
  6. The Brand Surgeon and managers retains the right to at its sole discretion, manipulate and translate any and all service data into a statistical information format for the purposes of publishing reports that can be made public to clients on a commercial, or non-commercial basis without any liability to you, provided no personal information directly identifying you as a user of the service is included.
  7. When you choose to contribute content to, or through the service, you do so entirely at your own risk and you grant The Brand Surgeon and managers of the service an unlimited license to use, modify, store, publish, share, distribute such content for commercial or non-commercial purposes with no liabilities, or obligation to The Brand Surgeons and managers of the service to remunerate you in any shape or form.
  8. Service data may be transferred across the national borders of your country of residence and stored in multiple international locations to make the service possible in accordance with #ProfileMe's legal terms of service, copyright and privacy policy. Additionally contributions made by you, may be published, transmitted or shared in any part of the world where the service is available in accordance with the general service terms.
  9. Reasonable efforts will be made by The Brand Surgeon and managers of the service to protect all service data obtained, stored and used, however in the event that the security of any service data may have been compromised you undertake to indemnify and hold harmless The Brand Surgeon, managers and all members, officers, servants, agents and duly authorised representatives of The Brand Surgeon of the service against all liabilities (including damages whether direct, indirect or consequential, expenses, costs and legal fees on an attorney and own client scale) actions, proceedings, claims and demands on all alleged claims and demands howsoever arising.
Published on the 16th September 2014.