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Questions about OpinionWorld

It's very easy. Simply fill in your details on our sign-up page. We'll send you a link to the application form so you are able to confirm your membership. If you are 16 or younger, ask your parent or guardian to apply on your behalf and become a member and you can take part in the surveys via them.
No, unfortunately membership of this online panel is open only to residents of Ireland.
There are no costs associated with joining the panel and you can leave at any time. However, you will need an e-mail address to receive invitations to participate in surveys and you need to be able to access the internet to complete our online surveys.
We will send you an e-mail welcoming you to OpinionWorld and you will begin receiving e-mail invitations to take surveys. The e-mails will contain all the information you need to take part. Once you complete the survey, you'll have the opportunity to earn points and will be entered into our quarterly prize draw.

Questions about Surveys

Surveys are conducted because businesses, governments, public bodies, and similar organisations are interested in the views and attitudes of the people who use their products and services. The more they know about what customers and citizens think, the easier it is for them to improve and adapt what they supply.
We send out survey invitations on a regular basis, but cannot say who or when any member will receive invitations. This is because each survey is customised and based around the research goals for each individual client. Depending on your profile, we may ask you to complete surveys more or less often. For this reason, we ask you to keep your profile as up to date as possible. Please note some firewalls may prevent delivery of our survey invitations.
Unfortunately there is no other way to take part in these online surveys, you need to complete them over the Internet.

Questions about Privacy

No. We do not sell the personal information of our members and we will never try to sell you a product or service.
Generally, personal information is used: (i) to communicate with you regarding panel membership and survey participation; (ii) to tailor survey opportunities to you; (iii) to comply with legal obligations, including, without limitation, complying with taxation requirements; (iv) to administer and manage our incentive programmes and fulfill your requests for incentives; (v) to facilitate your entry into our prize draw and communicate with you regarding prize draw entries; and (vi) to update our records.
It is possible that someone made a typing error and accidentally submitted your e-mail address while asking to become a member of OpinionWorld. It's also possible that someone has used your e-mail address without your permission. If you don't want to join, simply ignore the e-mail and the reminder that will be sent. Your details will not be included on our members' list and you will not be contacted again.

Questions about Rewards

Panel members are entered into the quarterly prize draw once they sign-up for the panel. Panel members also receive an entry every time they complete a survey, receive a message to say that they are not suitable for a particular survey, receive a message saying that all the necessary panel members required to answer a particular survey has been met, or update their profile upon request.
Eligibility for the quarterly prize draw is limited to those individuals satisfying the eligibility requirements set forth in the Prize Draw Official Rules.
The drawing will be held according to the schedule and rules set forth in the Prize Draw Official Rules. The winner will be notified either by email, telephone, or registered mail after the date of the random drawing.