TNS UK Limited, trading as Kantar Worldpanel, ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is TNS UK Limited of TNS House Westgate, London W5 1UA.
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.kantarworldpanel.com, (our site). We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
- We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
- Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
The cookies we use are "analytical" cookies used by the Google Analytics external service. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the list below:
Cookie: __utma - Name: Identity cookie - Expiry: 2 years
Purpouse: This cookie enables us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
Cookie: __utmb - Name: Session cookie - Expiry: 30 minutes
Purpouse: This cookie enables us to identify you as a user between page loads. This allows us to remember certain settings
Cookie: __utmz - Name: Referral cookie - Expiry: 6 months
Purpouse: This cookie stores the referral used by you to reach our site (e.g. a website search, an advert etc). The cookie is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within our own site.
Cookie: __utmx - Name: Optimiser cookie - Expiry: 2 years
Purpouse: This cookie helps determine the most effective design for our sites.
You can find the latest information about these cookies in the Google Analytics site by clicking on this link: http://code.google.com/intl/en/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Where we store your personal data
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure server. We limit access to the information by our own employees, contractors, site service providers and those individuals who are authorised for the proper handling of such information. We request that our third party contractors and site service providers follow similar standards of security and confidentiality.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
- To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
- To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
- To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
- To notify you about changes to our service.
We may also use your data, or permit selected companies within our group to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by post or telephone.
Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
- In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
- If Kantar Worldpanel Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at email@example.com .
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
Termos e Condições
WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US
www.kantar.com is operated by and on behalf of The Kantar Group Limited and its Affiliates*. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 02887671 and have our registered office at 6 More London Place, Tooley Street, London, SE1 2QY.
The term "Kantar " or "us" or "we" or "our" refers to The Kantar Group Limited and its Affiliates, the owner of this [www.kantar.com] (“Website”). The term "you" refers to the user or viewer of this Website.
Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope of extent of such section. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our rights to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. This document sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between Kantar and you with respect to the subject matter contained herein.
BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS
THERE ARE OTHER TERMS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOU
WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THIS WEBSITE
Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw at any time and without notice to enhance, modify, alter, suspend or permanently discontinue all or any part of this Website and to restrict or prohibit access to it. We will not be liable if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
Kantar will make such changes by posting them at or on this Website. You should check this Website for such changes frequently. Your continued access of this Website after such changes conclusively demonstrates your acceptance of those changes.
HOW YOU MAY USE MATERIAL ON OUR WEBSITE
All pages and content of Kantar and their respective licensors, business partners and/or agents, contained on or within this Website, including without limitation text, graphics, audio, video, photographs, surveys, logos and/or any other material are the intellectual property of, or are authorized for use by Kantar, and/or their respective licensors, business partners and affiliates, including all trademarks, services marks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets contained therein unless otherwise indicated. We are the exclusive owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it and contained on the Website. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world.
Copyright Notice: All rights reserved. We do not authorise you to incorporate any content from this Website in any commercial document or Website, or in any material sold or otherwise made available for profit without our prior written consent. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, create derivative works, republish, display, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way the content, materials and information made available on this Website, without the prior express written consent of Kantar. Framing or deep linking this Website to a page other than the home page is not permitted without our prior written consent. You may not reproduce or store any part of this Website on any other Website without our prior written consent. Your access does not imply a licence to reproduce, transmit and/or distribute this information or these names, logos, icons and graphics in any form or by any means. If you wish to do any of these things you must first obtain prior written consent from us.
Kantar shall pursue any and all remedies available at law and/or in equity to remedy, restrict, prohibit and punish any violation of the foregoing.
DO NOT RELY ON INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE
The information contained in this Website is intended for finding out about our services and general information purposes only. Nothing contained in this Website shall constitute an offer for our services. All contracts for our services must be agreed by us and the instructing party in writing.
Whilst Kantar endeavours to ensure that the information contained on this Website is correct, we make no representations nor give any warranties as to its completeness, accuracy or fitness for any particular purpose. Further, to the fullest extent permissible by law, we disclaim any express or implied warranties, including, without limitation, non-infringement, title, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that the information and functions contained on this Website, in the Service or any materials or content contained therein will be completely secure, uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the service or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or other harmful components. This includes any hypertext links to any Website or other items used either directly or indirectly from this Website. Kantar accepts no liability for any inaccuracies, errors or omissions in this Website and any decisions based on information contained in Kantar's Websites are the sole responsibility of the visitor. Please note that some of the information or data on this Website may have been produced some time ago.
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBSITES WE LINK TO
From time to time this Website may also include or contain (i) links to other Websites maintained and/or operated by third parties, and/or (ii) information about products or services offered by third parties. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Website and to read the terms and conditions and privacy statements of each and every site that you visit. We are not responsible for the practices or the content of such other sites or services. Despite any links that might exist on the Website, we do not endorse and are not affiliated with such third parties. Kantar hereby disclaims any and all liability, responsibility and/or accountability for any content of, or products or service listed on, the linked Website(s) to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law.
USER-GENERATED CONTENT IS NOT APPROVED BY US
You acknowledge and agree that Kantar expressly disclaims any and all responsibility, liability and accountability for any content or other material posted on this Website by any visitor or user. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely liable, responsible, and accountable for any content or other material or information posted, published, entered, submitted, uploaded and/ or made available by you. The publication of entries written by visitors or users does not constitute an endorsement by Kantar of any opinion or advice responsibility, liability or accountability for any opinions or advice published, entered, submitted, uploaded or made available by you.
OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU
This Website is provided to you free of charge. Accordingly, neither us nor any of our subsidiaries or affiliated or group companies shall be liable for any loss and/or damage whatsoever you may suffer arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of, or inability to use, this Website or any information or data contained in it, or accessed through this Website, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this Website or the information or data contained in it. We shall not be liable for the use of the Service, including, without limitation, the content and any errors contained therein provided by third parties. In no event will we be liable under any theory of tort, contract, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or other consequential loss, punitive loss or damage, including damage to your computer hardware or software, lost profits or contracts, loss of income or revenue, loss of business, lost data, lost opportunities, loss of anticipated savings, costs of cover, exemplary, personal injury/wrongful death, wasted management or office time. Your sole remedy is to discontinue using this Website.
We will not be liable for the loss of goodwill suffered by any visitor or user of this Website, or others under or in connection with use of this Website or as a result of Kantar’s performance or non-performance under these Terms, regardless of whether or not the possibility of any such damages was disclosed to Kantar or could have been reasonably foreseen by Kantar.
Each of the above is hereby excluded by agreement of the parties regardless of whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. The above exclusions do not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Kantar, its directors, officers, employees and/or agents from and against any and all third party claims, demands, liabilities, damages, losses and cost and/or expenses, including without limitation reasonable legal fees and court costs, arising out of, resulting from, related to, or in connection with, whether directly or indirectly, as a result of i) any breach by you of any of these Terms, ii) your content, iii) your use of materials or features available on the Website, iv) your misuse of this Website or v) any other violation by you of the Terms and/or applicable law and/or any agreement or terms with a third party to which you are subject.
The Contents on the Site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Also, Kantar may make changes or improvements to the Kantar Site at any time. THE CONTENTS ON THE KANTAR SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW. KANTAR DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. KANTAR DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE CONTENTS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE KANTAR SITE, OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THEM AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. KANTAR DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE CONTENTS ON THE KANTAR SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. KANTAR MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE THE MATERIALS ON THE KANTAR SITE. YOU (AND NOT KANTAR) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES. FURTHER, information contained ON THE KANTAR SITE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR ANY PURPOSE. KANTAR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY RESULTS OBTAINED OR NOT OBTAINED AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE USE OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE KANTAR SITE.
ANY REFERENCE TO KANTAR OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE KANTAR SITE FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES, INCLUDING CITATION IN ANY ADVERTISING, SALES COLLATERAL OR OTHER MARKETING MATERIALS, IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated to Kantar through the Kantar Site (together, the “Submission”) will, upon communication, give Kantar the right to use the Submissions. Kantar will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any ideas for its business (including, without limitation, product or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future Kantar operations or Contents. Except as noted below in this paragraph, Kantar will be entitled to use the Submission for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Kantar harmless for any liability arising due to the use or distribution of those materials. You further grant Kantar the right to use your name in connection with the reproduction or distribution of such material.
HOW WE MAY USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
If any or any part of the Terms contained in these Terms shall be determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, it shall be deemed severed from these Terms and Conditions and, the remaining Terms shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law. Any Term that is invalid shall be replaced with a Term that is as similar as possible to and best meets the intended purpose of the invalid Term.
WHICH COUNTRY’S LAWS APPLY TO ANY DISPUTES?
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR VIRUSES AND YOU MUST NOT INTRODUCE THEM
You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected with our Website. You must not attach our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any material posted on them, or on any Website linked to them.
Kantar reserves the absolute right to modify or delete any content material or information posted, published, entered, submitted, uploaded or made publicly available by any visitor or user of this Website.
INVESTING IN OUR COMPANIES
Nothing contained in this Website shall constitute an investment advertisement or an offer of or an invitation to make an offer for shares or other securities in Kantar.
It is our policy to terminate relationships regarding content with third parties who repeatedly infringe the copyrights of others.
TERMINATION OF ACCESS
The failure by us to partially or fully exercise any rights or the waiver of any breach of these Terms by you, shall not prevent a subsequent exercise of such right by us or be deemed a waiver by us of any subsequent breach by you of the same or any other condition of these Terms. Our rights and remedies under these Terms shall be cumulative, and the exercise of any such right or remedy shall not limit our right to exercise any other right or remedy.
Please contact us if you have any questions about any information on our Website at firstname.lastname@example.org
 “Affiliate” means any legal entity that directly or indirectly: (i) is Controlled by that party; (ii) Controls that party; or (iii) is under substantially common Control and in relation to The Kantar Group Limited is trading as “Kantar” from time to time and under the common Control of the The Kantar Group Limited (but excluding any operating entities trading as Europanel). “Control” for the purposes of these terms and conditions means the ownership, directly or indirectly, of a majority of the voting shares of such entity or is the ability (directly or indirectly) to appoint a majority of the directors of such entity or the authority to direct the management or policies of such entity, by contract or otherwise.An entity that otherwise qualifies under this definition will be included within the meaning of “Affiliate” even though it qualifies after the publication of these terms and conditions.