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Confidentiality Policy

Protecting the confidentiality of personal information is of the utmost concern to SOM. SOM gathers and handles, on a daily basis, a large amount of personal information supplied by individuals or companies. In order to guarantee the confidentiality of this data, SOM has adopted a strict policy in this area.

SOM is committed to respecting and protecting the information that it receives from its clients, Web site users and survey respondents.

Commitment to our clients
The information SOM gathers on behalf of its clients is treated as confidential and used exclusively within the context of its mandate. SOM commits to gathering no data for its own purposes or from which it could profit.

Commitment to users of our Web site
The data SOM collects on its Website users (via the “Contact Us” for, for example) will be used only to respond to the user or follow up on his or her request. This information will not, under any circumstances, be transferred to a third party.

Commitment to our survey respondents
Each year, SOM interviews hundreds of thousands of people who accept to participate in its surveys and studies. The information gathered is treated in strict confidence. For more information on the steps taken to ensure the confidentiality of your responses, consult SOM’s policy on the protection of personal information.