November 6, 2018

Privacy Terms Agile Survey

These Privacy terms and conditions contain important information about your participation in surveys conducted by DOvelopers Connect SRL ( “we”, or “us”). You should read these terms and conditions carefully before answering any questions or commencing a survey.

This website is owned and operated by  DOVELOPERS CONNECT SRL , please check our impressum on the Contact page.

The survey platform Responster is owned and operated by TSG Innovation AB (with VAT Number SE559060663701) registered at address Ludvigsbergsgatan 43C, 11823 Stockholm, Sweden.

Acceptance of these terms of use and participation

Your access to this website and participation in any survey will be governed by these terms.

By using this website, answering any survey questions or commencing any survey conducted by DOveleopers Connect, you irrevocably agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and Participation.

Links to the Terms of Use and Participation appear on each survey conducted by us to ensure survey participants can find them easily.

These terms and conditions incorporate the DOvelopers Connect Privacy Policy, which can be viewed here and any other terms, conditions, notices, and disclaimers contained elsewhere on this site.

We may change these terms at any time. If we do, an amended version of these terms will be posted on the site. Your continued use of the site or participation in any survey after any changes are made to the terms will be deemed to constitute your acceptance of those changes. If you object to any changes to the terms, your only remedy is to discontinue your use of the site and participation in any survey.

How do I participate in a survey

In order to participate in a DOvelopers survey you will receive a request via email, a paper-based questionnaire, or a URL to participate. The email or URL request will provide you with a link to the survey. A paper-based survey will ask you to manually complete your responses, and will include details of how to submit your completed survey form. You may participate in a survey by:

  • answering questions on-line via Responter survey software interface;
  • providing survey answers in an email;
  • filling in a paper survey form; or
  • providing answers to a survey through any other medium.

All personal information you provide to us will be treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Your personal details will not be published on the site or sold to any third party. 

What happens to the information I provide

DOvelopers Connect SRL policy in the use of data collected in surveys is that Participants will be advised how the data will be used at the beginning of the survey, and that the data collected can be used for any purpose known to the Participant. Unless it is made explicitly clear prior to completing a survey, Respondents identities and individual responses will not be disclosed by us. 

Your participation in this research study is voluntary and you have the option to withdraw at any time.

Quantitative Data

Our surveys are specifically designed to deliver the best information without compromising a Respondent’s anonymity. When you complete a survey, the information you provide will be processed and aggregated into a report to be provided and used by Respondents or any other party. We produce the aggregate level report data by combining the answers of multiple Respondents across various characteristics, to present overall perspectives and insights. In these cases, the results of the survey will be public, using an appropriate minimum sample size of respondents for each analysis.

Raw survey responses are kept in Responster secure database(s). TSG Innovation AB servers are secure and all data collected are only shared with DOvelopers Connect representative person and if the case, persons the Respondent give access to the data provided. 

The platform never uses the email IDs to communicate directly with the responder or use it for any other purpose than that intended by the user as we are compliant with the GDPR regulations. 

We do not collect data like name, surname, age or location. Further, the raw data will only be supplied with one demographic (such as job title) to negate the ability to triangulate the responses based on unique combinations of demographics.

We collect optionally the email address of the Respondent, but only with the Respondent consent, without any obligations. The email address will be used only to send the survey result report.  Respondents have the right to request the erase of this data, by sending a request to [email protected] 

Qualitative Data

Many of DOvelopers Connect surveys questions contain “free text” elements, where Respondents can provide further information in their own words. Survey Respondents should note that these elements may be reported as they are written (i.e. unedited). These surveys questions elements do not require responses that may identify the Respondent. The respondent is fully responsible for the data provided and should not identify themselves by name, writing style if he/she/it does not want or otherwise, the Respondent will not remain anonymous. 

Overall Information

The purpose of the survey is to research current state of Agile in the Romanian market, impact of Agile methods and practices within organizations and teams, benefist of implementing Agile, challenges, how the tools are used and other. The responses gathered from the survey we conduct will be aggregated and used, together with other information known to us, to perform industry benchmarking and comparisons and the data will be public for any interested audience to check.  We may also use this information for research, marketing, publishing. DOvelopers Connect will always adhere to our policy of anonymity, and will not disclose the identities of any organization or individual in the use of the data.

Security

We have implemented technology and security policies, rules and measure to protect the personal information that we have under our control. However, you should be aware that there are risks in transmitting information across the internet.

Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. If you are concerned about conveying sensitive material to us over the internet, you might prefer to contact us by telephone or mail. We will remove personal information, if any,  from our system where it is no longer required (except where archiving is required.)

You can refer to the Responter’s privacy policy and ToS at Responster.com/privacy and Responster.com/terms for more information.

Acceptance of risk and release from liability

You are wholly responsible for your participation on the site and/or in any survey and you use the site at your own risk.

You acknowledge that we are not responsible for, and accept no liability in relation to, your use of the site or Responster platform, your conduct in connection with the site or Responster platform, or your participation in any survey (whether online or offline) in any circumstance.

You are solely responsible for the content that you transmit or post via of the site or Responster platform and in any survey. We disclaim all liability with respect to any content transmitted or posted on the site or Responster platform or provided in any survey.

You agree to indemnify us for any loss, damage, cost or expense that we may suffer or incur as a result of or in connection with your use of or conduct in connection with the site or any survey, including any breach by you of the terms.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all implied representations and warranties which might apply in relation to your use of the site.

In no circumstances will we be liable for any indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or in any way connected to business interruption of any type, whether in DOvelopers Connect SRL ‘s total liability to you in connection with your use of the site or participation in any survey shall be limited to $10.

Surveys conducted on behalf of third parties

For the most part, DOvelopers Connect SRL conducts surveys with no explicit beneficiar, expect us.  Any rebate, gift, prize or other free item offered by a third party must be claimed from that third party. DOvelopers Connect SRL is not responsible for any loss, damage or other claim arising from a failure by a third party to supply a rebate, gift, prize or other free item.

Intellectual property

The site and all surveys are protected by European and International copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may use material on this site for your personal, non-commercial use only. You must obtain our express written permission to reproduce any part of the site or other intellectual property owned by us or to create a link to the site.

Links to external websites

This site and the Responster platform may contain third party advertisements and links to third party sites. Access to any other Internet site linked to this site is at your own risk and we accept no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made in any third party advertisements or on any third party sites.

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