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Questions about OpinionWorld

It's very easy. Simply fill in your details on our sign-up page. We'll send you a link to the application form so you are able to confirm your membership. If you are 17 or younger, ask your parent or guardian to apply on your behalf and become a member and you can take part in the surveys via them.

No, unfortunately membership of this online panel is open only to Hong Kong residents.

There are no costs associated with joining the panel and you can leave at any time. You do however, need an email address to receive invitations to participate in surveys and you need to be able to access the Internet to complete online surveys.
We will send you an e-mail welcoming you to OpinionWorld. After that, we'll contact you periodically by e-mail to invite you to take part in a survey. The e-mail will contain all the information you need to participate, including the URL to take the survey. Once you complete a survey you'll have the opportunity to earn points.
Profiles are sets of questions that allow us to learn more about you, your preferences, purchases and daily habits. We then evaluate this information and determine your qualification for surveys. Topics vary and include general questions about profession, electronics, household, travel, beauty and more. However, we can't guarantee participation should you complete all your profile surveys as qualification depends on the responses you provide per study.
Please make sure there are no blank spaces before or after you entered your email address or password. If you forgot your password, please click on the 'Forgot password' link and enter your email address. Our system will send you a reminder to your password to help you log-in. If you still can't log-in, please submit a question at the upper right hand section of this page and our Support Team will gladly assist you.

Questions about Surveys

Businesses, governments, public bodies and similar organizations are interested in the views and attitudes of the people who use their products and services. The more they know about what customers and potential customers, citizens and consumers think, the easier it is for them to improve and adapt what they supply.

We are regularly sending out survey invitations, but cannot say who or when any member will receive invitations as each of our surveys is customised and based around the research goals for each individual client. Depending on your profile we may ask you to complete surveys more or less often than once per month. For this reason we ask you to keep your profile as up to date as possible. 
Please note some firewalls may prevent delivery of our survey invitations.

The number of questions varies from one survey to another. We try to keep surveys as enjoyable as possible, although we have to make sure the results are meaningful. In general a survey invites range from 10 to 40 minutes. Generally speaking, the longer the survey the more points it should offer. From time to time we run special projects for clients where the survey might be one or two hours and these are paid at a much higher level.
Each time you complete a client survey, (remember how we spoke about profile surveys before? These aren't client surveys) you are rewarded with points which you can use to redeem any of our existing reward options once the required minimum is reached.

Questions about PayPal

Signing up for PayPal is a quick and easy process! Simply go to PayPal's homepage to sign up today:

Your points are turned into cash and can be collected via PayPal, for further information visit PayPal. 1. If you don’t have a PayPal account: Go to and click on 'Sign-up'. Be sure to Use your OpinionWorld member e-mail address when you enter your details. 2. If you have a PayPal account, but with a different e-mail address then please make sure you add your OpinionWorld member e-mail address to your existing account. * Please note that if you do not yet have a PayPal account or if your PayPal account is configured to accept every payment manually you will have a maximum of 30 days to accept the payment. After a maximum of 30 days the payment expires and will be returned to OpinionWorld.

Questions about Privacy

No. We do not sell or give away the contact details of our members and we carry no advertising on the site. We will never try to sell you a product or service, and companies who use our services have no direct access to your details.

A link to our Privacy Policy is available at the bottom of most pages on the OpinionWorld website including this page.

Please review our Privacy Policy for contact information.

We need personal information about you for a number of industry specific reasons. Here are a few; to tailor survey invitations to you and to closely monitor fraudulent activity. For example, to avoid bias our projects are evenly targeted by residential postcode or your age and occupation (as one example). As we have a two members per household rule (to again eliminate bias in our sample) we need your data to cross reference. Your information also allows SSI to communicate with you about your panel membership and survey participation. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for more information.
It is possible that someone made a typing error and accidentally submitted your email address while asking to become a member of OpinionWorld. It's also possible that someone has used your email address without your permission. If you don't want to join, simply ignore the email and the reminder that will be sent. Your details will not be included on our members' list and you will not be contacted again. If you keep receiving emails you can click on the Contact Us link within every email for further assistance.
Our website uses first and third party cookies and other technologies so that we can remember you, understand how you use our site and our surveys and to prevent fraud. To know more about this, you may visit our Privacy Policy.

Questions about American Red Cross

Every month, we donate $10,000 to the American Red Cross in honor of the time you take to share your views.

You don't have to do anything other than continue taking surveys.

By sharing your opinion, you'll be helping people affected by countless crises around the world.
No. This donation is separate to your survey rewards and does not affect your points balance.

This does not constitute a donation on your behalf so is not tax deductible.