Terms of Service

READ THIS IN ITS ENTIRETY. USAGE OF THIS SITE IMPLIES AGREEMENT WITH THESE TERMS.

The Terms of Service listed below were last updated on January 22, 2010.

Membership

A. General Requirements

B. Disqualification

A user's account may be disqualified in, but not limited to, the following cases:

C. Cancellation

If you wish to cancel or delete your account, you may send an Administrator a message to request deactivation. Please note that deactivated accounts may not be recoverable. Any other means requesting an account to be cancelled or deleted will not be upheld. Termination of a member's account does not merit the creation of a new account. In addition, members who are inactive for 6 months or longer may have their account removed at staff discretion. These terminated accounts shall lose any and all potential benefits associated with the site. Paid Consumer will not offer or owe anything to users whose accounts have been terminated, cancelled, or suspended.

D. Transfer

Accounts, or balances contained therein, may not be transferred, exchanged, sold, or otherwise change ownership under any circumstances, except by Paid Consumer.

E. Verification

Survey Panels

A. Survey Panel Registration

B. Survey Panel Terms

Payments

A. Disbursement

All payment of rewards are carried out by the individual survey panels linked to by PaidConsumer. Please contact the site you took the survey through if you have any questions regarding payments.

D. Expiration

All survey panels we link to have different expiration terms. Please refer to the terms of service document of eacch indivdual survey panel for specifics.

Additional Information

A. Time Zone

All dates and times given are U.S. Central Time (CST).

B. Privacy Policy

At Paid Consumer, we strive to develop innovative services to better serve our users. We recognize that privacy is an important issue, so we design and operate our services with the protection of your privacy in mind. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information we gather when you use Paid Consumer's services, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard it. The following principles apply to the personally identifying information we ask for and that you provide. "Personally identifying information" is information that individually identifies you, such as your name, physical address or email address. We will not sell, disclose or lease our membersí personal information to any other entity, unless this information is required by local law enforcement agencies. Personal information such as the memberís name, address, phone number is never sold nor disclosed.

C. Cookies

Upon your first visit to Paid Consumer, a cookie is sent to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. A "cookie" is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service and to better understand how people interact with us. Paid Consumer does this by storing user preferences in cookies and by tracking user trends and patterns of how people access our site. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some Paid Consumer features or services may not function properly without cookies. We will not be held responsible for mis-configured browsers or computers that block or do not allow tracking cookies. Before using our site you agree that you have checked that your computer does allow session cookies.

D. Data Collection

Paid Consumer collects limited non-personally identifying information your browser makes available whenever you visit a website. This log information includes your Internet Protocol address, browser type, the date and time of your access and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. We use this information to operate, develop and improve our services. Some of our services require you to register for an account. Paid Consumer asks you for some personal information in order to create an account (typically your name, email address, contact information, and a password for your account) and we will use that information to provide the service.

IN NO EVENT SHALL PAID CONSUMER BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR LOSS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION), ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE AVAILABILITY, PERFORMANCE OR USE OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF PAID CONSUMER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITIES OF SUCH DAMAGES.