**Privacy Policy for PollBiz**

Welcome to PollBiz! Your privacy is of utmost importance to us. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your information. By using our services, you consent to the practices described in this policy.

**Information Collection and Consent**

When signing up for PollBiz, you are required to review and consent to this Privacy Policy. By checking the checkbox on our signup form, you explicitly provide your consent.

**Our Commitment**

At PollBiz, we prioritize the privacy of our members and visitors. We have designed our procedures and website with data protection in mind. All data is stored on servers located in the United States. We do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under 13 years old. If you're aged 13-17, parental consent is required. We're transparent and available to address any concerns about your data; contact us at privacy@pollbiz.com.

**Automatically Collected Information**

We automatically record visitor information, including IP addresses, browser/device details, referring URLs, and viewed pages, to prevent fraud. This data is retained for up to three years unless longer retention is legally required.

**Member Information Collection**

When you sign up for PollBiz, we collect your name, email, country, chosen username, and password. Optionally, we may collect state/province, gender, and date of birth. Your IP address and signup date are recorded upon confirmation. This information is retained while you're a member, unless legal obligations dictate otherwise. This data is vital for fraud prevention and optimizing user experience.

**Additional Member Information**

In your account settings, you can provide PayPal and Payment methods wallets details. This information is retained for member integrity and payouts. It's used solely for fraud prevention and payout processing.

**Interaction with Advertising Partners**

When engaging with rewardable offers, partner notifications may include your username, IP address, and device info. This enables proper crediting and fraud protection. Data retention aligns with these legitimate interests.

**Sharing on Our Website**

Using PollBiz, you may share your information with partners for surveys, offers, and videos. This enhances your experience and rewards. It's important to note that data protection laws may differ in these partners' locations.

**Cookies and Special Promotional Links**

We may set cookies for fraud protection and functionality. Cookies contain no sensitive information, only your username. You can manage or remove cookies in your browser settings. Special promotional links may lead to partner websites, potentially sharing your IP and device info.

**Information Sharing**

To process rewards, we might share your information with gift card providers, PayPal, and other Payment providers. We may disclose data as required by law, for fraud investigation, to protect our rights, or during mergers/acquisitions. For European and specific state residents, note that data may be transferred to the US and other countries.

**Your Rights**

You have rights to access, correct, erase, restrict, and export your data. You can object to processing, withdraw consent, and file complaints with supervisory authorities. We respect your decisions and will verify your identity when required.

**Automated Processing**

Automated decisions will not have legal effects without human review. You can always contest these decisions by contacting us at privacy@pollbiz.com.

We reserve the right to periodically update this Privacy Policy, with or without prior notice. We recommend that you bookmark www.pollbiz.com/privacy and check it periodically for any changes.