Terms of Membership

Membership to the HCD Surveys Panel is voluntary and participation in the panel and all associated surveys is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this member agreement. Please review this member agreement thoroughly to ensure that you understand and comply with all terms and conditions of your membership. If you have any questions or concerns, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions or you may also contact us online.

HCD Research reserves the right to add, remove, or modify this member agreement in part or in whole, at any time and at our sole discretion. Continued use of this website after changes or modifications to the Terms of Membership constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions outlined below.

If you do not agree to the membership terms and conditions or any proceeding modifications, or are otherwise dissatisfied with the services provided, you may at any time terminate your membership to the HCD Surveys Panel.

By participating in the HCD Surveys Panel, you are stating that you agree to the following terms:


Membership to the HCD Surveys Panel is open to individuals at least 18 years of age or older. Membership at this time is limited to residents of the United States. If you reside outside of the United States, you are not eligible for membership. Membership is limited to one person per household.

Honesty and Integrity

In order to provide our clients with quality results to their studies, it is important that the integrity of the data is upheld. Therefore, the honesty of our panel members is very important. You as a member of the HCD Surveys Panel agree to provide honest and accurate data during the registration process as well as all associated surveys. If you provide inaccurate or false information, HCD Research reserves the right to terminate your membership, and all rewards that have not been redeemed will be forfeited.

HCD Research reserves the right to decline payment of the honoraria associated with a survey if, at its sole discretion, the Company determines that the responses to the survey are rushed and /or indicate that you have failed to provide honest and considered responses to survey questions, thus invalidating your answers.


Membership to the HCD Surveys Panel is limited to one person with a unique email address, one household member per address. Members may not register, take surveys, or otherwise perform panel functions on behalf of other individuals. Reward points are awarded to individuals and are non-transferable.

Zero Tolerance for Fraudulent Activity

Members agree not to abuse the benefits and privileges as HCD Surveys Panel members. Such abuses included, but are not limited to, attempts to create multiple accounts, attempts to earn referral credit through the use of fake accounts, attempts at participation in surveys by tampering with surveys or links.

Number of Memberships

One membership will be issued per person, per household. Various verification methods are used to ensure that members do not register more than one time or that more than one person per household registers for the HCD Surveys Panel.  If we find any fraudulent activity of a panel member, the membership(s) will be terminated and all rewards that have not been redeemed will be forfeited.

Failure to Comply

Failure to comply with all membership rules or any activity that has been detected and found to be fraudulent or abusive may result in the forfeiture of all earned credit as well as the termination of membership to the HCD Surveys Panel. HCD Research reserves the right to determine such cases, and any decision made by HCD Research is final.

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