Privacy policy

Last Updated April 18, 2019



This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) covers how Trellis Research, Inc. (“Company”) will use and maintain its Users’ Data (as defined further below) when Users access the Company’s Platform. Capitalized terms contained herein, not separately defined, shall have the same meanings ascribed to them in our Terms of Service.

This Policy describes the Company’s Data collection policies and practices.

By using Trellis, you voluntarily agree to provide us with your Anonymized Data and consent to our collection, maintenance, use and sharing of your Anonymized Data in accordance with this Policy, including transfers of Anonymized Data to authorized third parties as described herein.


1. Definitions

“Personal Data” means, collectively, any non-identifiable Personal Data, Demographic Data and Search Data and all other non-identifiable User information.

“Demographic Data” means any non-personally identifiable data pertaining to your use of the Service or your other interactions with the Company.

“Anonymized Data” means any collected data scrubbed of personally identifiable information, such as your individual or company name, contact information, physical address, e-mail address, phone number, Transaction data, order history, Profile information, etc.


2. Data Collection

The Company automatically receives and records all information on our server logs from your browser or the App including but not limited to IP addresses, cookie information, pixel tags, geo-positioning and the Service pages requested. Your use of the Company’s Legal Platform and Services constitutes your voluntary consent to our collection of Data and use of technologies as set forth below:

(c)  The Company’s collection of your computer’s IP addresses includes but is not limited to conducting system administration, Site analysis, blocking Users who have violated our Terms of Service, etc. Additionally, we may be required to disclose IP addresses pursuant to a court order or subpoena.


3. Personal Data

If you provide Data to us through the Company Platform, you acknowledge and agree that such Data may be transferred to the Company’s servers as well as utilized internally by the Company as necessary in the regular course of business including for payments, product optimizations and iterations, etc.

(a) Information Collected Through the Company’ Platform:
(i) Registration/User Profile. We collect information when you create or update your Company account. This includes but is not limited to your name, email, phone number, login name and password, address, payment or banking information (including related payment verification information), birthdate, photo and signature and any user preferences and settings enabled in your account. The Company’s registration system requires Users to give the Company their Data when creating a Profile.
(ii) Communications with Other Users. Users may communicate and exchange Data with other Users on the Company Platform. The Company collects and stores all User Content. Although the Company does not monitor the exchange of Personal Data that Users disclose to such other Users through the Company Platform, Users should be aware that such Data may be mined by third parties if communicated publicly and the Company bears no responsibility, legal or otherwise for third parties use of publicly available data.
(iii) Method of Contacting Users. The Company may use Data collected from its Users to contact them. Typically, the Company (or its agents) will contact Users through email, pop-up windows on their browser or through other electronic or mobile communications. The User may only opt out of certain categories of contact as set forth in Section 7 of this Policy.
(iv) Modifying Personal Data. Users may modify or update their Personal Data after registration to ensure it is accurate by logging into their accounts and editing their Profile. Users may also modify their Personal Data sharing preferences under Section 7 below.
(v) Use of Personal Data. The Company uses User Data including but limited to the extent necessary to provide the products and services offered on this Company’s Platform, to register User profiles (including authentication), to maintain User accounts, to administer Services, to facilitate User’s experience, and to offer additional services, promotions, products, advertisements, connections, etc., at the Company’s sole discretion, and as may be otherwise permissible under applicable law.


4. Financial Data

At this time, the Company utilized a third party payment platform for processing payments. Further information on their use and collection of data may found at Stripe. At this time, the Company will does not store or maintain Financial Data from any User.


5. Storage and Data Retention

The Company stores Data for an indefinite period of time.


6. Our Use and Sharing of Your Data and Other Information

We use the Data you provide in a manner that is consistent with this Policy. The Company shares Data with third parties including but not limited to Data which will enhance the User experience and provide User’s with more relevant research and analytics offerings.


7. Third Parties

By default, the Company does not share User Data with third parties.


8. Business Transfers

As the Company develops its business, it may sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Data may be part of the transferred assets.


9. Legal Requirements

The Company may disclose User Personal Data and Financial Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) comply with a legal obligation, (2) protect and defend the rights or property of the Company or to enforce its Terms of Service, (3) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Users of the Site or the public, or (4) protect against legal liability.


10. Guidelines regarding Children (COPPA)

Our Service is not designed or intended for use by children under 13. If you are under 18, you should not use the Platform. If you delegate any use of the Company Platform to persons under 18, you assume all such risk associated therewith.


11. Your California Privacy Rights (California Residents)

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our Users who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please email us at [email protected]. Additionally, please review our Public Records Policy Statement to learn about th kinds of public records we may gather and make available.


12. S.B. 370 Notice (California residents)

Our Platform “does not track” browser settings.


13. Applicable Law

The interpretation and application of this Policy shall be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Our Service is not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of the United States. Those who choose to access the Platform do so at their own initiative and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations.


14. Correcting, Amending, Deleting Personal Information

You may cancel your registration or update your preferences at any time. If you do not want to receive information about our services and products, please update your account preferences (where available), check the appropriate box when registering and/or utilize the "unsubscribe" mechanism within the communications that you receive from us.


15. Changes

From time to time, we may revise this Policy. You can determine when this Policy was last revised by referring to the “Last Updated” legend at the top of this page. Any changes to this Policy will become effective upon posting of the revised Policy on the Internet, accessible through the footer on the Platform. By continuing to use the Service and the Company Platform following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of this Policy, as it may be amended from time to time, please do not continue using the Platform. To the extent that an arbitrator or court of applicable jurisdiction determines that applying any changes to this Policy would render this an illusory or unenforceable contract, such changes shall be applicable on a prospective basis only, with respect to events or circumstances occurring after the date of such changes, to the extent necessary to avoid this Policy being deemed illusory or unenforceable.