Your privacy and security are top priorities for us.

Every day millions of SurveyMonkey customers collect answers to their most pressing questions. It’s their job to make important decisions with that data. And it’s our job to handle your data securely and appropriately. As the owner of your data, you should have a clear understanding of how we’re protecting it. Below you’ll see a few key points about our terms and privacy practices, but if you’re looking for more detail, please read our full Terms of Use and Privacy Policy or just contact us directly.


You own your data.

Your data belongs to you, not SurveyMonkey.

We don’t contact your survey respondents unless you tell us to.

This also means we don’t use your survey data to advertise to your respondents.

We don’t sell your survey responses without your consent.

You can control who you share your survey data with – whether it’s showing a private group individual responses, or contributing aggregated response data to our Benchmarks service.

Data security is key.

We own and manage our key information technology infrastructure and use some of the most advanced technology available for internet security. Learn more.

Your survey data is hosted in the U.S.

We know you care about where your data is located. Customers outside the U.S. contract with our Irish subsidiary which is regulated by European privacy laws. Our U.S. company, SurveyMonkey Inc., complies with the US-EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks in accordance with European requirements for international data transfers.

Opt-out of our email advertising.

We know not everyone wants to hear about all our other services, so you can opt-out of receiving promotional emails from us, either by clicking the unsubscribe link in our emails or through your account settings page.

Full Privacy Policy

SurveyMonkey’s Privacy Policy explains in detail how we handle your data.

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Cookie Usage

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Our subscription services automatically renew.

Some of our services are subscriptions, which means you will be automatically billed for it on a recurring basis – typically every month or year. If you pay by credit card, we will charge your credit card at the time of renewal.

You can cancel automatic renewal at any time.

You can do this yourself through your online account management page or have us do it for you by contacting customer support. Unfortunately, we don’t issue pro rata refunds if you cancel your subscription mid-billing cycle, except where required by law.

Full Terms of Use

SurveyMonkey’s Terms of Use describe the terms and conditions under which we make our services available to you.

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Additional Terms & Policies

SurveyMonkey provides a wide range of services, so sometimes additional terms or policies may apply to certain services. Only those terms for services that you use or buy will apply to you.

You can view a full list of additional terms and policies at our Policy Center.

Policy Center

The Policy Center contains a full list of the terms and policies that apply to SurveyMonkey’s various services.

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