Last Updated: 2/23/2022

Research Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when participating in a research conversation with Market-Partners Inc.

We use Your Personal Data to contact you for a Research Conversation and track the people and roles we interview.  

We may further use Your Personal Data as needed, to provide compensation for participating in a research conversation, i.e., to send gift cards or other compensation whether via postal mail, electronic mail, text message or other means of delivery that requires such personal information.  In such cases, Your Personal Data may be provided to suppliers of gift cards or other forms of compensation, as they may require in order to deliver the compensation.

Interpretation and Definitions


The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.


For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

  • Company (referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to Market-Partners Inc., 800 Shiloh Canyon, Santa Rosa CA, 95403
  • Country refers to: United States
  • Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.
  • Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.
  • Research Conversation refers to a conversation between you and a Market-Partners Inc. team member conducted for the purpose of research.  Our Research Conversations are confidential and Your Personal Data will not be disclosed to our client or any third parties, unless required by law or circumstances as described in the section “Disclosure of Your Personal Data”
  • Website refers to Market-Partners Inc., accessible from
  • You means the individual engaging in a Research Conversation,.

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While signing up for a Research Conversation, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
  • Company Name

Use of Your Personal Data

The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To engage in a confidential Research Conversation, as part of research project.
  • We do not disclose personal data of individuals who agree to engage in a Research Conversation to outside parties, unless required by law.

Retention of Your Personal Data

The Company will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

Business Transactions

If the Company is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Other Legal Requirements

The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
  • Protect against legal liability

Security of Your Personal Data

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “Last Updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.