In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, Prolific may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
First and Last Name
Written social posts
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Prolific's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering an purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.Use of your Personal Information
Prolific collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
Prolific may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Prolific and its affiliates.Sharing Information with Third Parties
Prolific does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Prolific may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Prolific, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Prolific may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Prolific or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Prolific; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Prolific, or the public.Tracking User Behavior
Prolific may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Prolific, in order to determine what Prolific services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Prolific to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.Automatically Collected Information
The Prolific website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Prolific pages, or register with Prolific site or services, a cookie helps Prolific to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Prolific website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Prolific features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Prolific services or websites you visit.Security of your Personal Information
Prolific secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Prolific uses the following methods for this purpose:
State-of-the-art Password Hashing
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.Children Under Thirteen
Prolific collects personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. Prolific collects this information for the following reason(s): The management and facilitation of education classrooms in schools.
If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. If you are a parent and you have questions regarding our data collection practices, please contact us using the information provided at the end of this Statement of Privacy.E-mail Communications
From time to time, Prolific may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Prolific or click on a link therein.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Prolific, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the unsubscribe button featured in all communication emails.Changes to this Statement
Prolific welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Prolific has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Prolific at:
Los Altos, California 94022
Effective as of December 01, 2017