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As a quick bit of context: we, means Prolific Academic Ltd, and Prolific is the platform we provide for launching and recruiting for research studies which we make available through our Website at www.prolific.co.

Researcher Terms

Here are the terms for Researchers who use Prolific to conduct studies

If you've been using our API before 17th August the API supplement, in our Terms will only apply to your account from 1st October. All customers who request an API token from today onwards will be bound by our terms.

Participant Terms

Here are the terms for Participants who use Prolific to take part in studies

Users of our Website

Here are the terms which apply to users of our Website (whether registered users or just browsing).

Here's a diagram to give you an understanding of our legal relationships.


In addition to the applicable legal terms, you may wish to read our privacy notices, which provide you with more information about how we may receive and use your personal data.