Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the Influencer Research Panel web site (the “Site”), which is operated by maslansky luntz + partners, LLC. (“maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  ”,” “we,” “us,” “our”).

YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SERVICE IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS (THE “TERMS AND CONDITIONS”) AND ALL APPLICABLE LAWS. BY ACCESSING OR USING ANY PART OF THE SITE, YOU ACCEPT, WITHOUT LIMITATION OR QUALIFICATION, THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT USE ANY PORTION OF THE SERVICE.

1. Authorized Use of This Site

This Site is provided pursuant to these Terms and Conditions solely for your personal, non-commercial use. The information contained on this Site is for informational purposes only. Any use contrary to as stated herein requires our prior written consent. You must be 18 years of age or older to participate in any surveys, polls, or panels on this Site or at one of our established research facilities.

In order to access certain services and content on the Site, such as surveys, and act as a participant, you will be required to provide specific information. All information about you must be truthful and you may not use any aliases or other means to mask your true identity. We may suspend or terminate your membership/ access at any time with or without notice. To understand how we use information collected from you, please read ourPrivacy Policy.

You can use the services only in accordance with these terms and all applicable local, national laws, rules and regulations provided.

The services offered by maslansky luntz + partners, LLC are always evolving and the nature of the services this website provides may change from time to time without notice. In addition, the web site may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Services (or any features within the Services) to you or to most users and may not be able to provide you with notice. It also retains the right to create limits on use and storage at our sole discretion at any time without notice.

2. Joining and Participating in the Community:

Registration is required in order to be a member of the community and participate in many of the benefits the Influencer Panel has to offer.  There is no cost for joining and we will not try to sell you anything, nor sell your personal information to a third party.  When you register, you will receive an email with a confirmation link. You must click the link to complete your registration and activate your account.   Each person is limited to a single registration in the community as well as a single participation for each unique survey/research opportunity.  The sincerity and completeness of the answers provided during registration are checked in all cases. If there is any doubt, any confirmed or suspected fraud (inclusive of duplicate accounts or participation)  it may be grounds for termination of membership of the participant and it is solely the right of maslansky luntz + partners, LLC to make this un-contestable decision.

When registering, the participant is asked to provide an e-mail that he or she may be contacted. The last address entered by the participant will be used by maslansky luntz + partners, LLC to communicate with the participant and invite you to research and promotional events related to your membership. The company maslansky luntz + partners, LLC cannot be held liable in the sending of questionnaires and e-mail due to incorrect addresses.

3. Unauthorized Use

You agree not to use the Site for illegal purposes (including, without limitation, unlawful, harassing, libelous, and invasive of another’s privacy, abusive, threatening or obscene purposes). You agree that you will comply with all laws related to your use of the Site. You may not use spiders, robots, data mining techniques or other automated devices or programs to catalog, download, store or otherwise reproduce or distribute content available on the Site or to manipulate the results of any panel, poll, survey or sweepstakes on the Site. You may not take any action to interfere with the Site or any other user’s use of the Site, including, without limitation, via means of overloading, “flooding,” “mailbombing” or “crashing” the Site. You may not send unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, through the Site or forge or mask your true identity in any email or posting. You may not frame portions of the Site within another website, alter the appearance of the Site or establish links from any other website to any page of the Site other than the home page. You may not resell use of, or access to, the Site to any third party.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, or inflammatory material or any material that could otherwise violate any law.

maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.

4. Intellectual Property

The materials on the Influencer Research Panel sites, except user provided content, including, without limitation, text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like (“Materials”) and trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“marks”) are owned by or licensed to maslansky luntz + partners, LLC subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights in the United States.

maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  is the exclusive owner of, or is authorized to use or provide access to, all parts of the Site, including all copy, graphics, designs, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, patents, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights contained therein. Except as expressly permitted in these Terms and Conditions, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, create derivative works, republish, display, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way content available on this Site without the prior written consent of maslansky luntz + partners, LLC.  No license is granted to you and no rights are conveyed by virtue of accessing or using the Site. All rights not granted under these Terms and Conditions are reserved maslansky luntz + partners, LLC

As a member of the Influencer Research Panel, the user may have access to confidential information as part of research that the user participates in. The research may include, but not limited to, media content, unique techniques, sketches, drawings, or new products. In order to protect the integrity and confidentiality of our customer research, it is a condition of entry that you agree not to disclose any information contained in surveys, and do not copy or distribute any graphics or other content of the research. Please note legal action may be taken in case material stolen or disclosed without authorization.

5. Rewards

The primary reason for being a member of the Influencer Research Panel is to share ones opinions via in-person focus groups and occasionally via other online research mediums, which we will invite you to from time to time.  Participation is voluntary and information associated with the rewards and availability for that particular study will be included in the invitation you will receive.

Honoraria/ Incentives will only be distributed to user accounts that are in good standing and to those members that are continuing to maintain the integrity in their every participation.

6. Sweepstakes and Promotions

From time to time maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  may offer or conduct panels, sweepstakes, prize programs or other promotions or programs (“Services”) in connection with this Site. All such Services shall be subject to any additional terms, conditions, rules, guidelines or agreements that are provided to you at the time of accessing such Services. maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  reserves the right to change the rewards or other incentives offered in connection with these Services.   Participation in special promotions is completely voluntary and participation in the activity is a demonstration of acceptance of the terms and conditions associated with the promotion.  Should you be chosen as a winner of an activity and do not want to accept the prize, simply respond to the winner notification email with “I do not accept this prize.”   Specific Terms and Conditions associated with the various promotions can be found on the Rewards & Contest Terms &Conditions Page associated with that particular promo.  The Rewards & Contest Terms and Conditions are always to be accepted in conjunction with the general T&C’s for the site, which you are currently reading.

7. Communications with maslansky luntz + partners, LLC 

Any communication or material you transmit to maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, panel responses, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and nonproprietary. Except to the extent expressly covered by our Privacy Policy, anything you transmit or post may be used by maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  for any purpose, including but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site without compensation and for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services using such information.

8. Privacy

maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  takes the privacy of you and your information very seriously. For further information about how we use information collected from you, please view our Privacy Policy

9. Changes

All information posted on the Site is subject to change without notice. In addition, these Terms and Conditions may be changed at any time without prior notice. We will make such changes by posting them on the Site. You should check the Site frequently for such changes. Your continued access of the Site after such changes conclusively demonstrates your acceptance of those changes.

10. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless maslansky luntz + partners, LLC its employees, directors, officers, agents and representatives from and against any and all third party claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees and expenses, arising from, or related to, any breach by you of any of these Terms and Conditions or applicable law, or otherwise arising out of your use of the Site or any content contained therein.

11. Severability

If any part of these Terms and Conditions shall be held or declared to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be ineffective but shall not affect any other part of these Terms and Conditions and, in such event, such provision shall be changed and interpreted so as to best accomplish the objectives of such unenforceable or invalid provision within the limits of applicable law or applicable court decisions.

12. No Ideas Accepted

maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  does not accept any unsolicited ideas from outside the company including without limitation suggestions about advertising, promotion or merchandising of products or services, or changes in methods of doing business. maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  may already be working on or may in the future work on a similar idea. This policy eliminates concerns about ownership of such ideas. If, notwithstanding this policy, you submit an unsolicited idea to this Site, you understand and acknowledge that such idea is not submitted in confidence and maslansky luntz + partners, LLC assumes no obligation, expressed or implied, by considering it. You further understand that maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  shall exclusively own all known or hereafter existing rights to the idea everywhere in the world, and that such idea is hereby irrevocably assigned to maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  Without limiting the foregoing, to the extent any such assignment is deemed unenforceable, you hereby grant maslansky luntz + partners, LLC  an irrevocable, perpetual, world-wide license to use the idea in any manner, in any medium now known or hereafter developed, without compensation to you.

13. Governing Law

The laws of the State of New York, USA (without regard to its conflicts of law rules) shall govern these Terms and Conditions. YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY CONSENT TO EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THE COURTS LOCATED IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK ALL MATTERS ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THE SITE.

14. Questions

Should you have any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions you may contact us by email atopinion@maslansky.com, or by mail at maslansky luntz + partners, LLC , Terms Inquiries, 200 Varrick Street, New York, NY 10014   Terms and Conditions are effective and were last updated on September 2013.