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Web Privacy Policy Statements

Many websites have a privacy policy statement. This web privacy statement usually describes how the company uses the personal information and the choices they give you to control the subsequent uses of your information.
In the past 6 months, have you ...? (Please check the statements that apply).
Bought something from a website.
Ordered something by email.
Provided your email address to a website.
Registered with a website.
Have you ever ...? Please check the statements that apply.
Refused to give information to a website because you felt it was too personal or unneccessary.
Asked a website to remove your name and address from any lists used for marketing purposes.
Decided not to use a website or not to purchase something from a website because you were not sure how your personal information would be used.
Set your computer or browser to reject cookies.
Supplied false or fictitious information to a website when asked to register.
Do you read privacy policy statements posted on websites?
Never read them.
Rarely read them.
Sometimes read them.
Frequently read them.
Always read them.
To what extent do you agree with this statement: "I USUALLY READ THE PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT IF I AM VISITING A WEBSITE FOR THE FIRST TIME."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"IF I HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH A COMPANY OFFLINE, I USUALLY DON'T READ THEIR WEB PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"I USUALLY DO NOT READ THE PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT IF THE WEBSITE BELONGS TO A WELL-KNOWN COMPANY."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"I USUALLY READ THE PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT WHEN A WEBSITE ASKS ME FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"I USUALLY READ THE PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT IF I HAVE REASON TO BELIEVE THE WEBSITE HAS CHANGED ITS PRIVACY POLICY."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"I USUALLY READ THE PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT IF I AM USING MY CREDIT CARD TO BUY SOMETHING FROM THE WEBSITE."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"I USUALY READ THE PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT TO LEARN HOW THE WEBSITE WILL USE THE INFORMATION IT COLLECTS FROM ME."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"I USUALLY READ THE PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT TO LEARN IF THE WEBSITE SHARES MY PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH OTHER COMPANIES."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"I USUALLY READ THE PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT TO LEARN IF THE WEBSITE USES COOKIES."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"IF THE WEBSITE DISPLAYS A PRIVACY SEAL, I USUALLY DO NOT READ THE PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"I AM VIGILANT AGAINST PRIVACY ABUSES."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"WEB PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENTS ARE USUALLY EASY TO FIND."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"WEB PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENTS ARE USUALLY EASY TO UNDERSTAND."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"WEB PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENTS OFTEN CONTAIN TERMS THAT ARE CONFUSING TO ME."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"WEB PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENTS ARE USUALLY ORGANIZED SO THEY ARE EASY TO FOLLOW."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"WEB PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENTS OFTEN USE LEGAL LANGUAGE THAT IS HARD TO UNDERSTAND OR IS CONFUSING."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"WEB PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENTS ACCURATELY REFLECT HOW WEBSITES USE THE INFORMATION THEY COLLECT FROM ME."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"COMPANIES WILL FOLLOW THROUGH ON THE STATEMENTS IN THEIR WEB PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENTS."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"THE PROMISES COMPANIES MAKE IN THEIR WEB PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENTS ARE NOT TO BE TRUSTED."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"I BELIEVE THAT WEB PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENTS ARE TRUTHFUL."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"I TRUST COMPANIES TO FULFILL THE PROMISES THEY MAKE IN THEIR WEB PRIVACY STATEMENTS."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"IT USUALLY BOTHERS ME WHEN COMPANIES ASK ME FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION THROUGH WEBSITES."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"I'M CONCERNED THAT COMPANIES ARE COLLECTING TOO MUCH PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT ME."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"IT BOTHERS ME TO GIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION TO SO MANY COMPANIES."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"WHEN COMPANIES ASK FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION, I SOMETIMES THINK TWICE BEFORE PROVIDING IT."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
"CONSUMERS HAVE LOST ALL CONTROL OVER HOW COMPANIES COLLECT AND USE THEIR PERSONAL INFORMATION."
Strongly disagree.
Disagree.
Neutral.
Agree.
Strongly agree.
Excluding email, how many hours do you spend on the Internet or World Wide Web on a weekly basis?
0-10 hours
11-20 hours
21-30 hours
31-40 hours
41-50 hours
51-60 hours
61-70 hours
more than 70 hours
How often do you read PRINTED privacy policy statements that are included with a bill, credit card, bank or other financial statement?
Never read them.
Rarely read them.
Sometimes read them.
Frequently read them.
Always read them.
Are you ...?
Male.
Female.
What is your age?
Under 20 years old.
20-29 years old.
30-39 years old.
40-49 years old.
50-59 years old.
Over 60 years old.
What is your employment status?
Employed.
Unemployed.
Retired.
What type of industry are you from?
I do not work.
Automotive.
Education.
Entertainment.
Financial services.
Gaming.
Government.
Healthcare.
Publishing and web media.
Real estate.
Retail (online or offline).
Information and communication technology (ICT).
Travel/hospitality.
Others ...
What is your nationality?
American.
British.
Canadian.
Chinese -- PRC.
Chinese -- Taiwan.
Dutch.
East Timorese.
French.
German.
Indian.
Indonesian.
Japanese.
Korean -- North Korea
Korean -- South Korea
Malaysian.
Mexican.
Myanmar.
Nigerian.
Pakistani.
Russian.
Singaporean.
Sri Lankan.
Taiwanese.
Thai.
Vietnamese.
Others …
Are you currently studying?
No, I am not a student.
Yes, I am a FULL-TIME student.
Yes, I am a PART-TIME student.
If you are currently studying, in what level of education are you currently now?
Undergraduate study.
Masters study.
Doctoral study.
Post-doctoral study.
This poll was created on 2007-03-22 06:23:09 by Damayanti