Privacy Policy​

Last Updated: October 12, 2023

Sixty Second Survey (“Sixty Second”) respects your privacy. We take seriously our obligation to protect the personal information that we collect, process, or disclose to others. This Privacy Policy governs information practices on our Website, applications, and other digital properties owned or operated by us (collectively “Website”), as well as Sixty Second’s direct mail practices, and applies to all registrants, entrants, visitors, and other users of our Website (collectively “Users”).

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you: (a) what personal information we collect; (b) why we collect personal information; (c) where we receive that personal information; and (d) the parties to whom we disclose that information to.  This Privacy Policy also provides a summary about our security of such information.

You have choices about the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information and that is described in this Policy as well. Some states provide additional rights to consumers to access and control the use of their data. Please see the section below on State Privacy Rights.

If you choose to register, enter, or access our Website, you consent to be bound by this Privacy Policy. If you don’t want to be bound by this Privacy Policy, you should not register, enter, or access our Website. We reserve the right, in our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time or from time to time. If we make material changes, we will provide the update on this page with the date below the title. No further notice will be provided to you. You should check this page periodically for any changes. If you register, enter, or access our Website after any changes to our Privacy Policy are published, you are consenting to the changes.

Personal Information Collection Practices.

Sixty Second collects personal information in the following categories:
  • Identifying Data, such as name, postal address, telephone or mobile number, email address, cell phone number (for SMS purposes), username and password, and cash app account information to deposit winnings into.
  • Technical Data, such as IP address, site traffic data, and data on any websites that referred you to us.
  • Affinity Data, such as data that demonstrates your interests and hobbies, the games you play, and the products you have viewed or purchased.
  • Demographic Data, such as age, gender, income level, geographic area, and other personal characteristics.
  • Entry and Winner Information, such as sweepstakes entered, entry date(s), prize choices, and payment preferences for winners of Sixty Second Sweepstakes and promotions. Tax identification numbers, if you win prizes of $600 or more in the aggregate, for IRS reporting.
  • No Information From Children, is collected by us or stored on our servers. Our Website is not intended for or directed to persons under the age of eighteen (18) and Sixty Second does not intend to collect personal information from individuals in this age group. If Sixty Second receives actual notice that a person under the age of eighteen has provided personal information to Sixty Second, Sixty Second will promptly remove such information from its files.

Sources from which Personal Information is Collected.

Sixty Second uses the following categories of sources in the collection of Personal Information:
  • Direct from Consumer, information that you provide to us directly when registering on our Website (e.g., name and address), responding to surveys, claiming prizes, posting messages to us, or otherwise contacting us.
  • Automatic Data Collection, information collected automatically when you visit or register on our Website, which includes internet protocol (IP) address, device ID, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or click-stream data, and through the use of “cookies” and similar tracking technologies.
  • External Sources, information about you in the public domain or obtained from third-parties, such as data management platforms, advertisers, publishers, and governmental or other public sources; commercial data aggregators who collect data from businesses and other sources and make that data available to commercial users like Sixty Second for a monetary consideration; or through data exchanges in which advertisers and website operators pool their personal information and make it available to other participants.

Purpose for Collection.

Sixty Second collects personal information for the following purposes.
  • To Provide Advertising, to provide you with the most relevant advertising services on our Website, through email marketing and mobile applications, including sweepstakes opportunities and surveys, that we think are likely to be of interest to you.
  • Transactional Purposes, to contact you with our offers and promotions, to process entries and orders, to award prizes, to fulfill orders, and to facilitate your interaction with the advertisers on whose ads you have clicked and the market research platforms whose surveys you may have taken.
  • Technical Purposes, to provide you with notices, updates, security alerts, and support information, to analyze usage trends in the aggregate on our Website, and to administer our Website. We use analytics software to allow us to better understand the functionality of our software on your device. This software may record information such as how often you use the application, the events that occur within the application, aggregated usage, performance data, and where the application was downloaded from.
  • Customer Service Purposes, to communicate with you via SMS, email, and direct mail about your entries, orders, payments, and any other questions you may have.
  • Reporting Purposes, to enable external reporting services, fraud detection services, advertisers, product vendors, and governmental agencies to provide their services and fulfill their obligations.
  • Marketing and Advertising Purposes, to enable parties such as Targeting Partners, Marketing Partners, and Acquisition Partners to provide you with the most relevant experiences and ads for products and services that are likely to be of interest to you.

Sources that Sixty Second Discloses, Shares, or Sells your information to.

Sixty Second discloses, shares, and sells your Personal Information to third-parties in the following categories:

  • Data aggregators, such as data management partners or other external parties who use data to align you with others in relevant groups, based on common characteristics, interests, and propensities, to create marketing segments that may be used to provide you with relevant advertising, survey-taking opportunities, and other digital experiences.
  • Marketing Parties, such as advertisers who wish to contact our Users with relevant advertisements on other internet properties or merchants who wish to communicate directly with our customers and Users.
  • Third-Parties who Assist us with and Provide Advertising with Us, such as publishers, media companies, and other external parties who display our ads on their websites to help us in attracting and acquiring new Users, or retargeting existing or lapsed Users, for our Website.
  • Service Providers, such as optimization and attribution partners, fraud-detection services, fulfillment centers, and other service providers who need personal information in order to provide such services to Sixty Second and to product vendors and publishers who need personal information to provide you with the products and services you have ordered. We use email service providers, credit card processors, and fulfillment houses, to provide postal and email delivery services order processing and order fulfillment services. When you order or register on our Website, we may disclose your personal information to enable these external vendors to provide these services.
  • Media brokers and agencies, such as buy-side advertising platforms, media vendors, brokers, agencies, or other intermediaries that represent advertisers, publishers, or others who may wish to match their audience against our audience to determine if they want to target offers to you.
  • Data Management Partners, such as data aggregators, advertisers, and publishers, who collect data from businesses and other sources in which external advertisers and website operators pool their personal information and make it available to other participants in order to create profiles for marketing purposes.
  • Reporting and Tracking Vendors, which includes ad agencies, data management platforms, all to report on events that occur on our Website, including advertising impressions, clicks, and orders.

We may disclose your personal information to our affiliates, technical consultants, auditors, attorneys, and other external parties who work with us to make our Website and services available.

Additionally, in the event of a merger, acquisition, or change of control of Sixty Second, your personal information would be considered a business asset and would pass to the successor.

We will disclose information we maintain when required to do so by law, as, for example, when necessary to respond to a subpoena or other court order. We may also disclose your personal information to protect the safety and security of our Users.

Technology Information Collection.

Sixty Second uses cookies, pixel tracking, JavaScript, and other common tracking technology on its website and in its emails. These are common tracking tools that are not visible to the user of the Website and consist of a few lines of computer code. Cookies are placed on your browser and collect information regarding your device, IP, browsing habits, and use. Pixels are tracking measures to determine the effectiveness of advertisements and compiles aggregate and specific usage statistics and is used to track an individual activity on our website. We or our service providers may access these pixel tags to identify activity and interests that allow us to match our offers with your interests. For example, if you visit our Website and view an advertisement then click through to another website, the tracking technology will allow us to track your movement for payment purposes from the advertiser. Another example is that we may track what site you last visited and what advertisement you reviewed. This allows us to show you our ads in the vertical that may of interest to you. Most of the data is collected for use in our marketing and research. Personally identifiable information about you is not necessarily collected using technology but may be linked to personal information we have collected.

We also gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and click data. We use this information, which does not identify you directly to analyze trends, administer the website, track your movements around our website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.

The third-party advertisers, vendors, and ad networks may also use cookies to show advertisements to you. These third-party vendors may include Google DoubleClick, and/or other ad networks. Each network uses cookies to enable it to serve ads to you based on your visit to our Website and/or other websites on the Internet. You may opt-out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting aboutads.info at any time.

We use analytics tools, such as Google Analytics, to support the operation and performance of our Website and to analyze your interactions with and experiences on our Website, including the features you engage with. You can find out how Google Analytics uses data by reviewing their website at:[https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245]and how to opt-out of Google Analytics by reviewing the following: [https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout]. For more information on how Google uses data when you use our Website, click here:[https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites].

Targeted and Behavioral Advertising.

Targeted or behavioral advertising uses information collected on an individual’s web browser about their behavior (such as the pages they have visited or the searches they have made) to select relevant digital experiences and advertisements for display to that person on external websites. For example, if you have shown an interest in new internet devices while visiting Sixty Second, you may be served an advertisement for the latest devices on the market and related products when you visit some other website. Advertising may be targeted based on cookies or similar technologies that allow tracking across websites. You may be able to opt-out of some targeted advertising by making changes in your web browser. Please note that even when you opt-out of targeted ads from Sixty Second, you will continue to receive online advertising; however, those ads will not be targeted to your interests and will therefore be less likely to be of interest to you.

Method to Opt-Out of Commercial Advertising by Sixty Second.

You may Opt-Out of receiving email messages from us or anyone we share your information by simply using the link in each email. As noted earlier, the collection, use, and distribution of personal data helps us create a more personalized, relevant web service for you. While some basic data is necessary to provide certain services, such as entry into the sweepstakes, you may limit your Information or modify and correct such Information through your account profile.

If you are receiving offers from other companies, you may follow the simple opt-out procedure contained in each email at the bottom of the email to opt-out of further commercial emails. You may also go to their site and review their privacy policy for further information as to their collection practices and opt-out methods. To learn more about how you can exercise certain choices visit: http://www.aboutads.info/choices.

Residents of some states have additional rights to control access to and use of their personal information. Please see the section on State Privacy Rights below.

External Links and Privacy Practices.

By clicking on hyperlinks or banner advertisements on our Website, you may be redirected to websites owned and operated by parties other than Sixty Second. Sixty Second does not control such websites or their owners and operators, and such websites are not subject to this Privacy Policy. Any data submitted on or collected by such an external website will be governed by the privacy policy on that website. We recommend that you check the privacy policies of such external websites to see how their personal information will be collected, processed, and disclosed.

We sometimes partner with external parties to present co-branded promotions, offers, and experiences, so you may occasionally find yourself on an external website that displays our branding. Please be sure to pay attention to the URL displayed on your browser, so that you will know whose privacy policy governs the collection and use of your personal information, as it may not always be this Privacy Policy.

Security of Personal Information.

Safeguarding personal information is important to us. Unfortunately, no systems, applications or websites are 100% secure. Therefore, we are not responsible or liable for illegal interception of personal data by unknown third parties. However, we have implemented a number of security features throughout our website and on the servers that hold all the collected data which are intended to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to the user information we collect online. The database is firewall protected and held in a secure location. Only authorized personnel have access to those emails and access is logged.  

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your profile including Login ID and Password. We recommend that you change your Password frequently. If you believe that they have been stolen or been made known to others, you must contact us immediately and change your password. We are not responsible if an unauthorized user accesses your account through information, they have obtained from you or through a violation by you of this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use.

Sixty Second Retention Policy for User Personal Information.

Sixty Second retains user personal information for as long as is necessary for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy or to achieve the purposes for which the information was collected or as may be permitted under applicable law. This generally means holding the information for as long as one of the following apply:
  • Your personal information is reasonably necessary to manage our operations, to manage your relationship with us, or to satisfy another purpose for which we collected the information;
  • Your personal information is reasonably necessary to carry out a disclosed purpose that is reasonably compatible with the context in which the personal information was collected; or
  • Your personal information is reasonably required to protect or defend our legal rights or property (which will generally relate to applicable laws that limit actions in a particular case).
To determine the appropriate retention period, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the data; the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of the data; the purposes for which we process the data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means; and the applicable legal requirements.

State Resident Rights.

Consistent with applicable state privacy laws, you may exercise the rights described in this section available for your state. Please note that some of the rights may vary depending on your state of residence. Not all rights are available to all US residents outside of the designated state.
  • RIGHT TO KNOW AND ACCESS. Residents of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Utah, and Virginia have the right to confirm whether we are processing Personal Information about you and to obtain certain personalized details about the Personal Information we collected about you, including:
    • The categories of Personal Information collected;
    • The categories of sources of the Personal Information;
    • The purposes for which we collected the Personal Information;
    • The categories of Personal Information disclosed to third-parties, and the categories of recipients to whom we disclosed the Personal Information;
    • The categories of Personal Information shared for cross-context behavioral or targeted advertising purposes, and the categories of recipients to whom we disclosed the Personal Information for those purposes; and
    • The categories of Personal Information sold, and the categories of third-parties to whom we sold the Personal Information.
  • RIGHT TO CORRECT. Residents of California, Colorado, Connecticut, and Virginia have the right to correct inaccuracies in your Personal Information, taking into account the nature of the Personal Information, and the purposes of processing the Personal Information.
  • RIGHT TO DELETE. Residents of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Utah, and Virginia have the right to have us delete the Personal Information we maintain about you, subject to statutory exemptions
  • RIGHT TO OPT-OUT. Residents of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Utah, and Virginia have the right to direct us not to “sell” your Personal Information to third-parties for monetary or other valuable consideration.
  • RIGHT TO OPT-OUT OF CERTAIN TYPES OF PROFILING AND TARGETED ADVERTISING. Residents of California, Colorado, Connecticut, and Virginia have the right to direct us not to use your Personal Information for automated decision-making or profiling for certain purposes, subject to statutory exemptions.
  • RIGHT TO LIMIT THE USE OF YOUR SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION. Residents of California and Colorado have the right to limit how your sensitive personal information is disclosed or shared with third-parties. This includes your geolocation; race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs; the contents of your email, or text messages unless we are the intended recipient of the communication.
  • RIGHT TO LIST OF THIRD-PARTIES BY CATEGORY WITH WHOM YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WAS DISCLOSED, SHARED, OR SOLD. Residents of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Utah, and Virginia have the right to obtain a list of categories of companies with whom your Personal Information was disclosed, shared, or sold. This is also located in our primary Privacy Policy.
  • RIGHT TO PORTABILITY. Residents of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Utah, and Virginia have the right to obtain a copy of your Personal Information in a portable and, to the extent technically feasible, readily usable format that allows you to transmit the data to another entity without hindrance.
  • RIGHT AGAINST DISCRIMINATION OR RETALIATION. Residents of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Utah, and Virginia have the right to not receive retaliatory or discriminatory treatment in connection with a request to exercise the above rights.
  • RIGHT TO OPT-OUT OF COOKIES AND ONLINE TRACKING TECHNOLOGY. To the extent our use of online tracking technologies may be considered a “sale” or “sharing” under applicable state privacy law, Residents of California, Colorado, and Connecticut residents may opt-out by broadcasting an Opt-Out Preference Signal, such as the Global Privacy Control (“GPC”) (on the browsers and/or browser extensions that support such a signal). If you choose to use the GPC signal, you will need to turn it on for each supported browser or browser extension you use. If you would like us to make the connection between your browser and your account when you send the GPC signal, and you have not yet opted-out of “sale” or “sharing” your personal information, we recommend you submit your Do Not Sell or Share Personal Information request to us using the method below.
  • HOW TO EXERCISE YOUR RIGHTS. Submit your request to exercise one of the privacy rights identified above, as follows:
  • RESPONDING TO YOUR REQUEST. Once you have submitted your request, we will respond within the time frame permitted by the applicable law. Please note that we may charge a reasonable fee for multiple requests in the same 12-month period, as permitted by law.
  • HOW TO APPEAL. If you are a Colorado, Connecticut, or Virginia resident, you may appeal our decision to your request regarding your personal information. To do so, please contact us at info@sixtysecondsurvey.com. We respond to all appeal requests as soon as we reasonably can, and no later than legally required.

Contact Information.

To ask questions or comment about this Privacy Notice and our privacy practices, contact us: info@sixtysecondsurvey.com
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