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The Mills Advisory Panel is developed and maintained by QuestBack on behalf of General Mills. General Mills and QuestBack are committed to maintaining the privacy of this online panel community. Your identity and the replies you give to the Mills Advisory Panel are completely confidential. All research reports contain only aggregated, not individual, information about the panelist.
We never release individual information about our panel unless the individual expressly agrees to such disclosure. In addition, we do not send unsolicited commercial emails. The Mills Advisory Panel will operate in accordance with CASRO's Code of Standards and Ethics for Survey Research (http://www.casro.org), as well as the Marketing Research Association's Code of Professional Ethics and Practice (http://www.mra-net.org).
1. Information We Gather and Track:
The Mills Advisory Panel gathers demographic information, such as age, occupation, and other household characteristics, about our panel members when they fill out the Registration Questionnaire and participate in surveys. Panel members may register at the web site. The Registration Questionnaire and subsequent surveys require panel members to provide us with contact information (such as name, email address, business mailing address, etc) so that we may communicate with you. Among panel members, we track this information so we can send surveys that correspond to members' qualifications and interests. We also summarize information about the panel to develop statistics, ensuring that the panel is representative of consumers from across the country. Contact information is used only when Mills Advisory Panel needs to communicate with the panel members. Neither General Mills nor QuestBack sells this information or shares it with any other party. The communications that panel members will receive from the Mills Advisory Panel will concern:
- Opportunities to participate in our communities of shoppers
- Information about the results of our surveys
Panel members may opt-out of receiving communications from us at any time. Please see the Opt-Out Policy section below.
2. Information We Use and Share:
Information is gathered about our panel members as part of our Internet survey and research process. This information is aggregated and analyzed in reports for General Mills. Your survey responses are valuable in understanding the needs, interests and lifestyles of consumers. Neither General Mills nor QuestBack sells this information or shares it with other parties. We will never release your email address to any other person, company or organization without your permission.
3. Opt-Out Policy:
Our site provides users the ability to opt-out of receiving communications from the Mills Advisory Panel. Currently, instructions on how to unsubscribe from the Mills Advisory Panel are identified in every email sent to panel members. Panel members can opt-out by logging into My Account and clicking on the link at the bottom of the page to cancel their membership. Alternatively, panelists can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the word "Unsubscribe" in the subject line.
4. Modifying and Updating Your Information:
This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided. You can visit the www.millsadvisorypanel.com website, log in, and update your information.
5. Security Measures:
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Passwords and user names are required, to limit participation in the surveys to invited panel members.
6. Contact Information:
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this web site or any other concerns or issues, please Contact Us. Thank you for agreeing to serve on the Mills Advisory Panel and for participating in our studies. Your opinions are very valuable to us.
Agreeing to Terms:
For any comments or questions you are unable to find answers to on the FAQ page of this website, please Contact Us. We will then do our best to respond within 24 hours.