Privacy policy

Last updated October 11, 2016

This privacy policy does not apply to separate entities utilizing the services of PollingWiz.

PollingWiz is committed to protecting your privacy and the privacy of your audience. We assure you that we will never sell/misuse any information provided to us. We collect information for the sole purpose of improving the range of Poll tools we provide. Our privacy policy explains how we collect and treat this information. By using our services you acknowledge that you have reviewed and accepted the terms of our privacy policy.

1. Information Collection

The following describes the types of information collected during various interactions with our services.

2. Personal Account Information

We gather a minimum of information about you when you register either with Facebook, Google or from general account registration. In order to save your data for you, we ask you to enter your name, email Id, password in order to use our website and prevent your account from unauthorized access. We also collect additional information such as application details required to maintain a healthy account.

3. Audience Information

We collect information such as IP, location, timing and other visitor metrics in order to provide both security and reporting features to poll creators. We also use engagement metrics in order to deliver the most popular content to our website visitors.

4. Cookies

When you use our website, we make use of cookies to enable setting a user session and find other such contextual information so we may provide you a rich, appropriate experience. To enjoy all the features and use all the functions of PollingWiz we encourage you to set your browser to accept our cookies.

Sometimes when you click on links in PollingWiz and visit partner/ third party websites via PollingWiz, their server could send a cookie to your computer. We are not accountable for such interactions and urge you to read their Privacy Policy as they could be different from PollingWiz's policies.

5. Advertising by the third party

The ads we present on PollingWiz are mostly served by third-party advertisers like Google Adsense and other networks. They may set cookies on your browser to determine which ads you have clicked on and to measure the effectiveness of their ads so that they can provide you with personalized content and better services. PollingWiz does not have access to this information and is not responsible for the way it’s used.

6. Security

We want your polls to be human only, the following describes how we prevent vote manipulation.

7. Preventing automated voting

We collect IP address, browser, referrer and other details which help us to evaluate the authenticity of a response and evaluate trends. We may also make use of cookies to prevent unwanted polls. The technology behind our voting abuse system remains private. There are several levels of security which may be adjusted by our content creators depending upon their unique requirements.

8. Information Storage

We store collected information in a secure database which is powered by an analytics application ‘Ganitix’ and make every effort to ensure security against vulnerabilities. We undertake the considerable effort to ensure security we cannot provide absolute assurance and so we encourage all users to exercise discretion when providing personal information.

9. Further Information

Polls deemed to be offensive, illegal or defamatory or in violation of our terms may be removed at our sole discretion without notice. If you have a complaint about a specific poll please contact us via the link below and make sure you send us the link.

Should you require further clarification or have a suggestion in regards to our privacy policy please do not hesitate to get in contact with us