Frequently Asked Questions

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Why should I join the Newsday Advisory Panel?

The Newsday Advisory Panel gives you the chance to share your views and opinions on a number of issues, including Newsday itself. But you also have the chance to win prizes including cash and gifts such as iPods, digital cameras or Blackberries.

How do I join the Newsday Advisory Panel?
Joining is simple. All you need to do is answer a few questions which allows us to deliver surveys to you. We do not advertise on the Newsday Advisory Panel site nor do we release your name or other contact information to third parties. Membership in the research panel is absolutely free and survey participation is voluntary.

How do I know if I'm registered for the panel?
Once you complete the short survey you will receive an e-mail that confirms your panel membership.

Will I start getting unwanted SPAM and pop-ups if I join the panel?
No. As a panel member your information is kept confidential. The only e-mails you will receive once joining will be survey invitations and occasional panel notices.

How do I know if I won?
Winners will be notified via e-mail within four to six weeks after the close of a survey. For a list of winners please visit our winners page.

How many surveys should I expect to receive?
You may be asked to take part in a short survey no more frequently than once a month.

How do I know if you received my survey?
If you get a page that says "survey has been submitted" we have received your survey. You may only complete each survey once, so please do not try to complete it again.

What happens to my survey responses and personal information?
All survey responses will be held in the strictest confidence and your personal information will never be shared. Your answers will be combined with the answers of other members and only reported in total. For more questions please visit our privacy policy page.

How do I contact the Newsday Advisory Panel?
If your questions have not been answered, please send an e-mail to and we'll get back to you.

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