Privacy Policy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

Aclara Research is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We have access to/collect information that you voluntarily provide in your user profile, your online forum participation, and your survey responses.

We ask for your email address so that we can send you email invitations to participate in our upcoming surveys, and as a means to see if you qualify for certain marketing research projects. Other information we request, such as your name, address, gender, condition and symptoms are for matching you with marketing research projects. If you become a member of the Aclara patient panel, your information (name, address, city, state, and zip) is also used for the purposes of incentive fulfillment.

You should know that any personal information you choose to make public on the site, in the Member Online Forum can be read, collected, or used by other users and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.
We are not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit or make public. In addition, we are not responsible for the content you publicly post on the site.

The information you provide to Aclara Research is processed for the purpose of building a proprietary database of medical marijuana and adult use marijuana research panelists, in order to conduct market research studies in this area. If you are a member of the Aclara panel, your information is stored in our proprietary database so we may call upon it to determine which people match up with specific research studies.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do so by contacting us via You may:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.


Aclara Research takes strict measures to ensure all aspects of data collection are secure. Access to all personal information is restricted and limited to key personnel. Our website security is reviewed periodically and can only be accessed via a strict password policy. We will never ask you for private information such as your credit card or social security numbers as a part of our research. However, we may be required by law to ask for your social security number or other government-issued identifier to comply with reporting laws and regulations if you are the recipient of survey incentives. We use SSL encryption when collecting or transmitting sensitive information. Your profile information is highly confidential and is only by Aclara Research to contact you concerning our marketing studies, newsletters, incentive notifications, or as otherwise provided for in the privacy policy.


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.


We share aggregated demographic information with our partners and clients. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

We may partner with businesses to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.


Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us.