Privacy Policy

(Effective Date:  March 31, 2016)

PayDesign LLC (“PayDesign”) provides this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain how we collect, use and disclose certain personal information online at and our hosted Web-based software services or related support services that link to this policy (collectively the “Site”). By using the Site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

PayDesign may collect information on its own behalf on the Site as described in this Privacy Policy. PayDesign provides Web-based application services, software and related support services to help you manage financial project information and provide bonus services, strategic bonus design, bonus tracking and related services to your employees, potential employees, contractors and others.

The types of information we may collect about you through our Site includes contact and identifying information (name, address, email address, phone and fax numbers, institution, title or job position), information about your interest in the Site and its products or services, information about your interest in newsletters, seminars, or other services that we provide (solely or jointly with others), information about any other transaction(s) between you or your organization and PayDesign and any other personal information that you may provide to us in an online form or through an email. Where we collect personal information through online forms, we will notify you of which fields are mandatory for the particular service or functionality you are requesting and which fields are optional. If you choose to provide information that is optional, we may use and disclose such information as described in this Privacy Policy.

A visitor to not purchasing services is not required to reveal any individually identifiable information such as name, address or telephone number.

We use cookies on the Site to collect information about the device or browser you are using to access our Site. This includes your device’s IP address, cookie string data, and in the case of mobile devices, your device type and mobile device’s unique identifier.

You may use the Site, hosted application and software services, to process your data about your employees, contractors and agents. Your personal data that PayDesign may maintain on your behalf includes, but is not limited to, names, contact information, compensation or bonus information.  PayDesign does not own or control any of the information it processes, however, you do provide the right for PayDesign to query your information stored on the Site for analytics related to bonus programs and trends. Such information is owned and controlled by you, and PayDesign receives such information merely as a processor on the customer’s behalf and will not sell or release your specific information but you hereby give PayDesign the non-revocable license to save and use your information for analytical purposes and the results thereof for marketing and research disclosures so long as your identity and identifying information is kept confidential. Any use of your name in conjunction with your analytics will require your consent. We use such data only as authorized in our subscription agreements with you and in accordance with applicable law. You are responsible for maintaining the security of your logins.


PayDesign posts customer testimonials on the Site which may contain personally identifiable information such as the customer’s name. PayDesign obtains the customer’s consent prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial. If you wish to remove your personal information that is being displayed on our public Web pages please send your request to


Our Site offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.  To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us at In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

Social Media Widgets

Our Site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button, and Widgets, such as the Share This button or interactive mini-programs that run on our Site. These Features may collect your Internet protocol address, which page you are visiting on our Site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy statement of the company providing the Widget.


If you wish to receive our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe by providing a functional unsubscribe mechanism in each email communication we send.

Financial Information

We may offer products or services and event or class registration for you to purchase online.  To complete these online financial transactions, our Site may request personal information including contact information and credit card billing information. Disclosure of this information is completely voluntary and you have a choice whether or not to disclose this information.

Surveys & Contests

From time-to-time, the Site may request personal information from you in connection with surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Personal information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code). Contact information may be used to provide you with additional information about our products or services, or those of our selected business partners.

Tracking Technologies

A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. A cookie does not read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other websites. We use cookies to maintain the context of an individual’s interaction with our Site or with the hosted service application. You can choose whether or not to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. If you choose not to accept cookies, your experience at our Site may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by PayDesign and our marketing partners, affiliates, or analytics service providers.  These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the Site, tracking movements around the Site and to gather demographic information about your use of the Site. We may receive reports based on the use of the Site by third party companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.

We may elect to use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 to store blog user preferences and information such as email address. Third parties with whom we elect to partner to provide certain features on our Site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 to collect and store information.  Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs.

We use clear gifs in our HTML-based emails to let us know which emails have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.  If you would like to opt-out of these emails, go to or check the unsubscribe link within the email.

Log Files and Aggregate Information

PayDesign may record information that is not individually identifiable about access to the Site and store it in log files. This information includes IP addresses (or the DNS name associated with it), the website from which you are visiting PayDesign and the Web software you are using. This information is used in the aggregate, without disclosure of any individually identifiable information, to administer our system and make improvements to our Site and to report to our customers and prospects on our Site performance. We reserve the right to share aggregate and anonymous information with potential partners and other third parties without restriction.

Display Advertising and Retargeting Efforts on Third-Party Websites and Applications

PayDesign may implement and use Display Advertising across third party websites and applications opted into the Google Content Network. Certain PayDesign advertisements on third party websites and applications in the Google Content Network may be retargeted using Google Analytics. Retargeting means that third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on past visits to our website.

We also partner with other third parties to either display advertising on our Site or to manage our advertising on other websites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this Site and other websites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests.  If you wish to not have this information used for interest-based ads, you may opt-out by sending an email to  Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads.  You will continue to receive generic ads.

How Can I Opt Out of Google Analytics for Display Network or Retargeting?

If you would like to be removed or blocked from Google Analytics for Display Network or from retargeting efforts there are several options:

  • You can customize ad settings by using the Ads Preferences Manager;
  • You can apply the Google Analytics opt-out browser add on located at; or
  • If you would like to opt out of a specific cookie, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt out page


The Site may contain links to other websites. PayDesign is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites, and this Privacy Policy does not apply to such websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.


We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy policy.

We may disclose personal information including information collected for our customers, as necessary or appropriate in connection with any of the purposes for which we use personal information, including to subcontractors or service providers that help host or support the Site or otherwise provide technical assistance, fulfillment companies that help us to provide requested products or services and business partners that help conduct seminars or otherwise provide requested products, services or information. We may use third party service providers to provide credit card processing on our Site. We will share your credit card information as necessary for the third party to provide such processing services.  Transfers to subsequent third parties are covered by the service agreements with our customers. We reserve the right to disclose personal information in connection with the sale or transfer of all or part of the business. In situations where we transfer personal information to these types of third parties, we require that such third parties must not use or disclose the information for any purposes other than those specified in this Privacy Policy, and that such third parties must maintain commercially reasonable security measures to protect the personal information. In situations involving the sale or transfer of all or part of the business, we will seek to notify customers of the ownership change by way of a prominent notice posted on our Site. We also reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and or in the good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, bankruptcy or similar legal process. PayDesign does not share, sell, rent, or trade personal information with third parties for their promotional purposes.


To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of personal information, PayDesign has adopted and maintains appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the personal information we process. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.  Data maintained by PayDesign is protected by computer security mechanisms including firewalls, encryption, monitoring software, data and network segmentation, and passwords. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number and your login information) on the Site, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If, during their employment, PayDesign employees acquire confidential or proprietary information belonging to PayDesign or its customers, such information is required to be handled in confidence and may not be disclosed to unauthorized third parties. PayDesign employees are also responsible for the internal security of such information. PayDesign provides information and training to all employees who have access to data maintained on behalf of PayDesign customers.  Employees who violate PayDesign security and safe maintenance of data policies are subject to appropriate discipline including, but not limited to, termination and all available legal remedies.  If you have any questions about our security practices, you can email us at

To Unsubscribe or Modify Information

If you receive marketing or similar e-mail messages from us and you wish to opt out of receiving such messages, you may follow the opt-out procedure specified in the e-mail message or you may contact PayDesign intends to protect the quality and integrity of your personal information. If you wish to review or modify information submitted to us directly, you should contact

We will retain your information and the information we process on your behalf as a subscriber for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Changes to this Web Site Privacy Policy

PayDesign reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will re-post the revised policy here or at another location that is accessible from our home page so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personal information in a manner that is substantially different from that stated at the time we collected it, we will seek to notify customers by way of an email, and provide customers with a choice to continue with the new policy and service prior to the change becoming effective.


PayDesign’s Information Security Officer is responsible for PayDesign’s compliance with and enforcement of this Privacy Policy; the Information Security Officer may be reached at The United States Federal Trade Commission is the statutory body that has jurisdiction to hear any claims against the organization regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices and violations of laws or regulations governing privacy. In addition, PayDesign is committed to cooperating with the appropriate US, Canadian and EU Data Protection Authorities or their authorized representatives as an independent third party recourse mechanism for any individual who believes their personal data protection has been violated.


If you have questions or complaints regarding our Privacy Policy or practices, please contact us at:

Contact Information

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy practices or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: