1) Collection of Personal Information
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Beyond the above information, the Pew Research Center only collects personal information (e.g., name, email, mailing address and phone number) that you voluntarily submit to us. This information is used by the Pew Research Center or its contracted service providers solely to provide you with the information and materials you have requested, such as datasets, email updates and other materials regarding Pew Research Center and its programs.
2) Use of Personal Data Collected
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3) User’s Rights
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5) Security Measures
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6) Right to Contact
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