Sia Partners & Company (“Sia Partners”, “us” or “we”) understands that your privacy is important to you. Sia Partners is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personally-identifiable information, being any information that is capable of identifying you as an individual person, as you use this Site. The scope of Sia Partners’s commitment is described in this Privacy Policy. By submitting personally-identifiable information, you consent to Sia Partners’s use of such personally-identifiable information as described herein.

What personally-identifiable information is collected?

Sia Partners collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site: when users participate in the survey. The personally-identifiable information collected consist of information that you provide, such as your name, e-mail address and organization. In addition, Sia Partners collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the Site, click stream data, HTTP protocol elements, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by Sia Partners.

How might Sia Partners use my personally-identifiable information?

Sia Partners uses your personally-identifiable information only for benchmarking purposes and survey analyses. These data are anonymized in the results and publications. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you.

Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?

Sia Partners will not intentionally disclose or transfer (and shall take reasonable steps to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of) your personally-identifiable information to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliated with Sia Partners) without your consent, whether for such third parties’ marketing purposes or otherwise, except as follows. Sia Partners may provide access to your personally-identifiable information to third party vendors engaged by Sia Partners to provide services related to the Site; provided that such vendors will first agree to maintain the strict confidentiality of such information and provide the same level of data security as provided by Sia Partners. Sia Partners may also be compelled to surrender personal user or customer information to legal authorities without express user consent if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules, and regulations of any applicable jurisdiction. Also, in the event of a violation of the Terms of Use of or any other terms on this Site, including but not limited to a violation of any restrictions on use of materials provided in or through this Site, Sia Partners may disclose personal user information to affected parties and legal authorities in furtherance of potential or on-going legal proceedings.


If you participate in the survey, all of our research results are reported as totals or in other aggregated form, and no information about you as an individual respondent is made public.

Link to third-party sites

Sia Partners may provide links to third-party websites or information as a service to our users. If you use these links, you will leave this Site. Such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Sia Partners of the third party, the third party website, or the information contained therein, and Sia Partners shall not be responsible or liable for your use thereof. Such use shall be subject to the terms of use and privacy policies applicable to those sites.

How can I access, change, and/or delete information?

You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any personally-identifiable information that you submit to the Site. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the Site. To do so, please either follow instructions on the page of the Site on which you have provided such information, subscribed or registered or contact us at the address provide at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.


Sia Partners has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized Sia Partners personnel and third party vendors are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these employees and vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, Sia Partners, however, cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.

Transborder hosting and transfer of information

Personally-identifiable information collected on the Site may be transferred from time to time to Sia Partners offices or personnel, or to third parties, located throughout the world, and the Site may be viewed and hosted by Sia Partners or its vendors anywhere in the world, including countries that may not have the same data protection laws as those in your country of residence. By using the Site and registering such information on it, you voluntarily consent to such transborder transfer and hosting of such information.

Consent, changes to privacy policy

By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated on April 29, 2019.

Contact our privacy department

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or if you require any assistance in navigating or reading the materials on this Site or any other Sia Partners Sites, please contact us at: Legal Department, Sia Partners, 21 rue de Berri, 75008 Paris, France