Privacy Policy

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for the DSS Research web site. Because this web site wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, we disclose our information practices and comply with industry-accepted privacy practices.

If you feel that DSS Research is not abiding by this posted privacy policy, you may contact us at or by regular mail at: DSS Research, Inc. 4150 International Plaza, Suite 900, Fort Worth, TX 76109, or by telephone at 817.665.7000. We will acknowledge your inquiry and attempt to resolve your concerns.

Information Collection and Use

DSS Research is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. DSS may collect information from our users at several different points on our web site.


From time-to-time our site may request information from users via a survey. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level, etc.). Survey information will be used only for purposes outlined in the survey itself.

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.


We do not share individual or aggregated information with anyone other than employees of DSS Research on a need to know basis.


This web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that DSS Research is not responsible for the 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 each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.


This web site takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the web site, your information is protected both online and offline.

Site and Service Updates

We may also send the user site and service announcement updates. Users are able to unsubscribe from service announcements. Please see our choice and opt-out below. We may communicate with the user to provide requested services and in regards to issues relating to their account via email or phone.

Correction/Updating Personal Information

If a user’s information changes (such as your email address), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user’s personal data provided to us. This can usually be done by sending an email to:


Users who no longer wish to receive updates, participate in surveys, or have contact via email with DSS Research opt-out of receiving these communications by sending an email to:

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our Home Page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we may disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.