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LAST UPDATED: July 1, 2021

California Residents: Please visit our California Supplemental Privacy Notice for more information on our privacy practices.

This privacy notice only applies to surveys conducted by and forms created by Momentive (or on our behalf by third parties) that include a link to this privacy notice. It does not apply to data collected by third parties which are not collected on Momentive's behalf or upon our instruction.

  • If you're in the United States, Momentive Inc. is responsible for your responses.
  • If you're outside the United States, Momentive Europe UC is responsible for holding and keeping your personal information in compliance with data protection law.

Momentive collects personal information from you if you choose to participate in a survey or submit a form.

Momentive collects the following types of personal information:

  • Your responses to survey questions and form fields
  • Your IP address
  • The date and time when you took the survey or submitted the form
  • Contact details which you may provide, such as your email address
  • Cookies like performance monitoring cookies.

We collect information about how you interact with our websites, surveys and forms through cookies we use. If you came to one of our research surveys through our end page (the page you reach at the end of a survey) then you will have also possibly interacted with a cookie banner (depending on where you are located). You can choose to remove or disable cookies in your browser. Please note that doing this may adversely impact the survey taking experience.

Your survey and form responses may be used by Momentive for research and/or commercial purposes. Momentive may use the collected information to administer the survey or form, to improve future surveys or form by, for example, looking at trends regarding how groups in particular locations respond to particular questions. Momentive may also use your personal information for other purposes if you have given your consent for us to do so, such as contacting you regarding participation in future research.

You don't have to take a survey or submit a form. But, if you do take a survey or submit a form, you acknowledge that Momentive collects and uses your data for the legitimate interests and purposes described in this Privacy Notice. For example, we may use your personal information to administer the survey or form and to improve future surveys and forms. We will also analyze aggregate trends and survey and form results both for our own purposes and for commercial reasons.

We may use trusted third party agents to help us conduct research and in such cases we enter into specific data protection and confidentiality terms with those agents to ensure they protect your personal data to the same levels as Momentive. We may also share your survey and form responses with third parties, such as media firms, financial services, or market research firms. Except where you intentionally direct us to share your identifiable information with third parties—such as when you consent to us sharing your contact information with one of these third parties or where you affirmatively include identifiable information in a survey response (e.g. include your name or email address in answering a survey)—we will not share information that identifies you, such as your name or email address. Even where you intentionally direct us to share your identifiable information with third parties, Momentive contractually prohibits such third parties from disclosing your identity to other third parties.

Momentive may disclose the personal information you provide to its affiliates.

Momentive may disclose your personal information in the following situations:

  • To comply with the law or respond to legal process or lawful requests, including from law enforcement and government agencies.
  • To protect the rights or property of Momentive or our customers, including to combat fraud or protect Momentive’s interests, or to enforce the terms governing your use of the services.
  • As part of a corporate transaction such as a merger or sale of assets.
  • Where Momentive believes in good faith that access or disclosure is necessary to protect the personal safety of Momentive employees, customers, or the public.

Momentive may publish our analysis of survey or form responses and the results of our research. Such publications will not contain your personal information.

Your personal information may be stored and/or processed in the United States or any other country where Momentive or its affiliates, subsidiaries, or service providers maintain facilities.

We enter into standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission with our international group companies to ensure the safe transfer of your personal information. Our parent company, Momentive Inc., participates in and has certified its compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework (see our certification by visiting the Department of Commerce's Privacy Shield list).

We only retain data about you for the period necessary for us to gain useful insights from that data and fulfill the uses described in this privacy notice. Generally, we won’t retain personal data about you for more than 2 years from the last date you responded to a survey or submitted a form—unless we have a legal reason requiring us to retain it for longer.

Momentive is happy to assist you in exercising your rights under data protection law. Please bear in mind that research surveys typically gather limited personal data. In the event that there isn’t sufficient data to identify your unique response, we may not be able to fulfill the request.

You can contact us at any time in order to:

  • Find out what kind of personal information Momentive holds about you and what we do with that information.
  • Get a copy of the personal information which Momentive holds about you.
  • Have Momentive update or correct any inaccurate personal information.
  • Receive a copy of the information which you have provided to us in a form which makes it easy for you to give this information to a different organization.
  • Take back your consent to Momentive using your personal information and have your information deleted (please note, if you take back your consent, this will not affect our use of your personal information before you notified us that you no longer consent).
  • Stop Momentive from using your personal information if you believe that the personal information we hold about you is incorrect or our use of your information is unlawful.

If you are a California consumer, please visit our California Supplemental Privacy Notice for more information about our use of your personal information.

For general Momentive privacy issues, or to submit feedback or ask Momentive questions about its privacy practices and this privacy notice, please contact us by mail, or you can contact us here.

Within the United States:

Momentive Inc.
1 Curiosity Way
San Mateo, California 94403
United States

Outside the United States:

Attn: Data Protection Officer
Momentive Europe UC
2 Shelbourne Buildings,
Second Floor,
Shelbourne Road, Ballsbridge,
Dublin 4, Ireland

If you are based in Europe and you are not satisfied with any response you receive from us or have an issue with the way we handle your personal information, you can make a complaint to the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner in Ireland. You can contact this office by emailing

Momentive may occasionally update this privacy notice to reflect customer feedback and changes in its business or to comply with applicable laws and regulations. When Momentive makes such an update, Momentive will revise the "last updated" date at the top of this privacy notice. If there are material changes to this privacy notice concerning how Momentive will handle your personal information, Momentive will notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes before they take effect or by directly sending you a notification, when possible.