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Frequently Asked Questions


Q. What do I have to do to join the panel?
A. All you have to do is go to the Join Our Panel link and fill out the information. Please don’t fill out any information which you do not feel comfortable providing. 

Q. Will I get paid or receive any coupons or other gifts for participating in research? 
A. Depending on the research, some of our panelists may receive monetary and/or other small gifts for participating in our research panels. 

Q. Do you sell or otherwise release any information to other parties? 
A. As our privacy policy states, any information that might be provided is in aggregate/grouped format. Individual personally identifiable information is not provided to any other parties for marketable purposes – our purposes are solely for research. We are not selling anything nor will anyone contact you as a result of your responses or participation. 

Q. What companies/industries do you provide research? 
A. As an independent research group, the National Opinion Network contracts with members of the public and private sector to perform analysis and identify market trends of a number of different consumer package goods and service industries. As a contractual agreement with our clients, we are not at liberty to divulge the particulars of a specific research initiative. 

Q. How did you get my name? 
A. Our names are purchased from an independent list company which gathers names from a variety of sources. These sources include magazine subscriptions, child birth classes, registering for diaper or formula coupons, baby shower purchases, etc. Often times we may receive either your name in error, or possibly a fictitious name or that of a former resident at your address. However, due to the confidentiality with our provider, we are unable to obtain the direct source from which we received your name. We apologize for any inconveniences.