We at Academica Group are committed to providing a secure experience and safeguarding your personal information when participating in our research or visiting our website. This Privacy Statement was created to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time, and will post any updates to the privacy policy here.

Last reviewed: October 1, 2023

Academica Group Website

By using or navigating around our site or utilizing any of the services we provide here, you acknowledge that you have read and understand and agree to be bound by this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to be so bound, do not remain on the Site.

Internet Protocol Address. We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Site. We use your IP address for purposes of traffic analysis.

Email Newsletters. You may have the opportunity to sign up (opt-in) to receive email newsletters and other mailings from us and our partners during registration and at other times when we request your contact information. You may unsubscribe (“opt-out”) from receiving future mailings at any time using a dedicated unsubscribe link included in each edition of the newsletter.

Cookies. The Site uses “cookie” technology to enhance your online experience by making it easier for you to navigate through our Site or to make a feature work better. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. We do not extract information about individual users or their computers during this process. It is not necessary to accept a cookie to navigate the Site.
Consumer Research. We may monitor your use of this service (such as your session time and click stream data), and use or disclose any such information gathered as part of our evaluation and operation of the Site and the services we make available. We may develop and use, in our sole discretion, consumer research, which may be based on your use of such services. All marketing information shall be subject, in all cases, to compliance with the applicable rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission, and other relevant laws and regulations, as the same may be amended from time to time. No personally identifiable information will be shared or is linked to consumer research.

Third Party Links. The Site contains links to other World Wide Web Internet sites, resources, and sponsors of Academica Group. Selection of an ad banner or link will redirect you off of the Site to a third party Web site. Academica Group is not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites. You should make sure that you read and understand the privacy policies of these sites and direct any concerns regarding any external link to the site administrator or Webmaster of that third party Web site.

To obtain more information or lodge a complaint contact us at info@academicagroup.com

Academica Group Surveys

Personal Information is any information that is identifiable with you. This information may include but is not limited to your name, age, gender, email address, and, in certain circumstances, your opinions and individual preferences.

We will always collect your Personal Information by fair and lawful means. We may receive your email address from a third party, like an educational institution. Contractual agreements between us and our partners ensure that your personal information will not be shared with anyone and will not be used for any other purpose without your consent. We may also collect this information directly from you while conducting research surveys.

We identify the purposes for which we use your Personal Information at the time we collect such information from you and obtain your consent. One of the primary purposes for which we collect your Personal Information is to conduct social and market research through conducting surveys.

We will use, disclose or retain your Personal Identifiable Information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and as permitted or required by law.

Academica is very diligent about the security of the information we house. Surveys are deployed by our clients using unique logins in replace of personal contact information. Any contact information and response data collected is provided to us voluntarily. We have implemented physical, organizational, contractual and technological security measures to protect your Personal Information from loss or theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. The systems used to store your Personal Information are located on a secure data server within our network. We prevent electronic intrusion by using firewall technology.

Academica Group Future Research and StudentVu Panel

Once a panelist joins our panel, our email messages clearly show how you can opt-out of receiving future email communications by including an unsubscribe link. All communications include an unsubscribe link in the foot of the email.

We will ensure that your Personal Information is kept as accurate, complete and up-to-date as possible. When we collect Personal Information from you, we rely on you for its accuracy.

All Information is securely stored using the methods described in the Academica Group Surveys section above, and we do not sell the Personal Information of panelists and research participants at any time for any reason. Access to private, sensitive and confidential information of research panelists, including contact information, is restricted to authorized employees of Academica Group. When reporting on the findings of research conducted by Academica Group that involves the Future Research and StudentVu Panel, all findings are anonymized and reported in an aggregate form. Individual completed surveys are not made available to the public.

We may disclose your personal information in special cases if required to do so by law, court order or other government or law enforcement authority; or when we believe in good faith that disclosing this information is otherwise necessary or advisable, including, for instance, to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interfering with the rights or property of www.academicagroup.com, another user, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.