1. Privacy Policy

Research Choices is administered by ESOMAR, the World Association for Market, Opinion and Social Research and Data Analytics on behalf of the Research Choices Initiative's partner organisations. ESOMAR is responsible for data processing on this website. ESOMAR is located at Atlas Arena, Hoogoorddreef 5, 1101BA Amsterdam, the Netherlands. As required by the Dutch Data Protection Act, the processing of personal data is registered at the concerned Authority, under number 1447956.

ESOMAR is convinced that the protection of your personal data is essential. That is why we want to give you in this Privacy Policy clear and transparent information about the way ESOMAR processes personal data of visitors, customers and users of this website.

Naturally all personal data of users, clients and customers shall be processed with the utmost care and will be properly secured. ESOMAR shall in all cases follow all applicable law.
If you want to object to the use of your personal data for research purposes, i.e use the opt-out links for audience measurement provided through this website, you may need to provide your personal data to the participating organisations using their platforms. ESOMAR has no access to the personal data you provide these organisations. ESOMAR will only process your personal data, if you provide us with this information through contact forms.

1.1 For what purposes we process your personal data.

There are several purposes for which ESOMAR collects and processes personal data. For service purposes ESOMAR collects and processes personal data:
  • to handle your request;
  • for research purposes;
  • to answer your questions;
  • to transfer your request to the concerned and participating organisation.

1.2 E-mail and right to object

ESOMAR will only use your email for purposes you have given permission for or services you have signed up to. ESOMAR will always provide you in every e-mail, with an unsubscribe link. ESOMAR shall not use your e-mail address for marketing purposes.

Receiving information by e-mail, means that you receive the latest information and updates that can have an effect on your day-to-day activities.

If you do not want to receive the e-mails anymore or you do not want to receive information about (new) products and service you can send an e-mail to or use the opt-out link provided in the email.

2. Cookies Notice

ESOMAR uses cookies when you visit our website. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your computer browser from a website’s computer (the server) and is stored on your computer, if your browser’s preferences allow it. Each website can send its own cookies to your browser but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access its own cookies, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.

ESOMAR uses cookies to help the server identify you when you log in to secure areas of the site. The cookies store your login information, so you can enter and leave the website without having to re- enter the same information over and over.

The cookies used on Research Choices are:

Cookie Domain Cookie Lifetime
Rese_cookieSID 1 hour
e107_tzOffset -120 Session Only

You have the opportunity to set your web browser to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is used, or not to receive cookies at any time. Information supplied by cookies can help ESOMAR to provide you with a better user experience. Please note that not accepting cookies may affect your ability to access certain parts of our website. In our cookie statement we provide you with more information about the use of cookies by ESOMAR.

3. Questions

If you have any questions or comments about our privacy policy, you can send an e-mail to

4. Disclaimer

Whilst ESOMAR makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on, ESOMAR does not approve or certify such information nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness or correct sequencing of such information. Use of such information is voluntarily and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its applicability, accuracy, completeness, efficacy and timeliness with regard to the visitors and members of participating organisations specific needs and uses.

ESOMAR (including its employees) is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to or reliance on the information available through the website

No approvals, recommendations, endorsements, guarantees or warranties, including, but not limited to, any express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular use or purpose of products or services named on are made by ESOMAR.

5. Amendments

ESOMAR reserves the right to change any of the terms of this Privacy Policy and Cookie Notice at any time and without notice. ESOMAR therefore recommends that you review this privacy policy from time to time, or before making a transaction. If there is a significant change in our privacy policy, we will notice you through our website or in our newsletters.

Last revised: Amsterdam, 1 April 2020