MSI SERVICES, INC.
Welcome to MSI
Services, Inc. (the "Site").
We understand that privacy online is important to users of our Site, especially
when conducting business.
This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those users of the
Site ("Field Agents") who visit without transacting business and Field Agents
who register to conduct business on the Site and make use of the various
services offered by MSI Services, Inc. (collectively, "Services") ("Authorized
"Personally Identifiable Information"
refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact,
or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not
limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, financial
profiles, date of birth, social security number, and photo identification.
Personally Identifiable Information does not include information that is
collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user)
or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.
What Personally Identifiable Information is collected?
We may collect basic user profile information from all of our Field Agents. We
collect the following additional information from our Authorized Independent
Contractors: the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of
Authorized Independent Contractors, (Possibly add the application information
that is obtained such as education, other companies they shop for, date of birth
What organizations are collecting the information?
In addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service
vendors (such as clients we are providing services to that you as a Field Agent
may be performing a project for) who may provide such services as
hospitality, retail, grocery, healthcare,
insurance, property rentals(apartment associations), background checks,
financial services etc. may collect this information directly from our Field
Agents and Authorized Independent Contractors for identification purposes. We do
not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to
disclose how they use personal information provided to them from Field Agents
and Authorized Independent Contractors. Some of these third parties may be
intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain, and do not
store, retain, or use the information given to them.
How does the Site use Personally Identifiable Information?
We use Personally Identifiable Information to verify your identity, customize
the Site and to make appropriate service offerings. We may email Field Agents
and Authorized Independent Contractors about research or project
opportunities on the Site or information related to the subject matter of the
Site. We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Field
Agents and Authorized Independent Contractors in response to specific inquiries,
or to provide requested information.
With whom may the information may be shared?
Personally Identifiable Information about Authorized Independent Contractors may
be shared within the Site to compare with other Authorized Independent
Contractors who we wish to evaluate potential improvements with our Field Agent
Network of other Authorized Independent Contractors. We may share aggregated
information about our Field Agents, including the demographics of our Field
Agents and Authorized Independent Contractors, with our affiliated agencies and
third party vendors. We also offer the opportunity to "opt out" of receiving
information or being contacted by us on the Site.
How is Personally Identifiable Information stored?
Personally Identifiable Information collected by MSI Services, Inc. is securely
stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of MSI Services, Inc.
except for use as indicated above.
What choices are available to Field Agents regarding collection, use and
distribution of the information?
Field Agents and Authorized Independent Contractors may opt out of receiving
unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and
affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us
Contact Us link under Support.
Are Cookies Used on the Site?
about the preferences of our Field Agents and the services they select. We also
Contractors. For example, if an Authorized Independent Contractor is logged on
and the site is unused for more than 90 minutes, we will automatically log the
Authorized Independent Contractor off.
How does MSI Services, Inc. use login information?
MSI Services, Inc. uses login information, including, but not limited to, IP
addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyze trends, administer the Site,
track a user's movement and use, and gather broad demographic information.
What partners or service providers have access to Personally Identifiable
Information from Field Agents and/or Authorized Independent Contractors on the
MSI Services, Inc. has entered into and will continue to enter into partnerships
and other affiliations with a number of vendors.
We do not share personally identifiable information such as social security or
tax id numbers, photo id numbers or dates of birth. Contact information such as
name, phone and/or email address may be shared with a client for project
purposes in which case the Field Agent has given permission to do so.
Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to comply with law: We will
disclose Personally Identifiable Information in order to comply with a court
order or subpoena or a request from a law enforcement agency to release
information. We will also disclose Personally Identifiable Information when
reasonably necessary to protect the safety of our Field Agents and Authorized
How does the Site keep Personally Identifiable Information secure?
All of our employees are familiar with our security policy and practices. The
Personally Identifiable Information of our Field Agents and Authorized
Independent Contractors is only accessible to a limited number of qualified
employees who are given a password in order to gain access to the information.
We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive
information, such as direct deposit information or social security numbers, is
protected by encryption protocols, in place to protect information sent over the
Internet. While we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure
site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering
and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take
place and we will not be liable to Field Agents or Authorized Independent
Contractors for any such occurrences.
How can Field Agents correct any inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable
Field Agents and Authorized Independent Contractors may contact us to update
Personally Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by
emailing us at
Contact Us link under Support or by logging in to
their Field Agent website at
www.msishopper.net to update their information under “My Profile”.
Can a Field Agent delete or deactivate Personally Identifiable Information
collected by the Site?
We provide Field Agents and Authorized Independent Contractors with a mechanism
to delete/deactivate Personally Identifiable Information from the Site's
database by contacting
Contact Us link under Support
backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete a Field Agent's
entry without retaining some residual information. An individual who requests to
have Personally Identifiable Information deactivated will have this information
functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer, or use Personally
Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way moving forward.
We will let our Field Agents and Authorized Independent Contractors know about
Personally Identifiable Information that a Field Agent or Authorized Independent
Contractor has previously requested not be disclosed, we will contact such Field
Agent or Authorized Independent Contractor to allow such Field Agent or
Authorized Independent Contractor to prevent such disclosure.
This Site is not directed at children. Field Agents and
Authorized Independent Contractors are required to be eighteen years or older.
This web site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click
on one of these links, you are moving to another web site. We encourage you to
read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may
differ from ours.
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