Privacy Policy

QUOTEAPIC.COM PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date: 16th June 2015

Introduction

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which www.quoteapic.com collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected through this website ("Site" or “Quoteapic”). We respect your privacy and do not gather any personal data from you that you do not provide voluntarily.

Application

This Privacy Policy applies to the Site quoteapic.com and the associated services. It should be read in combination with our Terms and Conditions of Use and these documents together control the relationship between you and us.

Who is responsible for personal information collected on the Site?

The Quoteapic Webmaster in the UK is the Site owner and operator and is responsible for the Site’s processing of your personal information.

Cookies

We do use cookies on the Site and if you do not consent to this you should either not use the Site or configure your browser to reject cookies. Cookies are small data files that your web browser places on your computer or device. You may change your browser settings to opt out of cookies but this may prevent the Site from functioning correctly.  The Site uses cookies for the following purposes:

·         Functional cookies: These improve the user experience, for example by remembering previously entered information so you do not need to enter it twice.

·         Analytics cookies: These collect a mix of personal information which in some circumstances could identify an individual such as IP address and also aggregated anonymous demographic and statistical data.

 

Please see the Quoteapic Cookie Policy for more information on how Quoteapic uses cookies.

 

Protection of minors

This Site is not directed to children under the age of 13 years and we do not intentionally collect, store or in any way use personal information from children younger than 13 years.  If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, please contact us immediately. In cases where you have authorized a minor (someone under 18 years of age) to use the Site or Services, you acknowledge and agree that you are fully responsible for: (i) the online conduct of such minor; (ii) controlling the minor\\\'s access to and use of the Site or Services; and (iii) the consequences of any misuse by the minor.

What personal information do we collect?

Personal Information is information that may identify you as a specific individual. We only collect personal information you voluntarily provide to us. We may collect contact information such as a name and email if you sign up for the Quoteapic newsletter. We also collect non-personal statistical information on Site usage, entry and exit pages and so on.

 

How do we collect personal information?

We collect personal identification information in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to when you:

·         Subscribe to our newsletter

·         Contact us via a web form or by email.

If you choose not to provide personal information

You always have the choice to not provide us with your personal information. However, it may not be possible to make full or proper use of the Site if your personal information is not provided to us.

How we use personal information

We may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

·         To subscribe you to the Quoteapic newsletter.

·         To improve customer service: For example, where your contact information helps us to respond to your customer service requests and support your needs more efficiently.

·         To improve the Site: For example, we may use feedback you provide to improve the functionality and performance of the Site.

·         To send emails with general information about Site related special offers and promotions, or other Site news and updates.

·         Engage with us using social media such as Facebook.

We do not share your personal information with any third parties, expect to the extent necessary to assist you in relation to a purpose listed above.

Social Media Sharing

Quoteapic may interface at the user’s choice with other popular social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter. Quoteapic has no control over, and is not responsible for, the privacy practices and policies of any such third party social media channels.

 

Sharing your personal information with third parties

We share your personal information with third parties only when necessary and only to the extent required to fulfill and authorized purpose under this Policy and where the third party is also obliged to comply with privacy legislation and industry best privacy practices.

 

Aggregated Statistics

We may collect non-personal information about visitors and members whenever they interact with the Site. For example, browser name, the type of computer and technical information about the means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider’s utilized and other similar information. This information is used in the form of aggregated and anonymous data and is not personal information.

Sometimes IP address is included and you are advised there are circumstances where an IP address may be able to identify an individual and in that context becomes personal information.

Google Analytics

This website makes use of Google Analytics. Google Analytics is Google’s analytics tool that helps website and app owners to understand how their visitors engage with their properties. Google Analytics may receive and record non-personal information from cookies, server logs, and similar technology from your browser or mobile device, including your IP address. This is controlled by Google as a third party and is not under our direct control. Learn more about Analytics cookies and privacy information.

 

Advertising

This website makes use of sponsored advertising and the Google AdSense program. Advertising keeps Google and many of the websites and services you use free of charge. We work with Google to make sure that ads are safe, unobtrusive and as relevant as possible. For example, you won’t see pop-up ads on this website. Learn more about Google advertising and privacy information.

 

Security

The Site uses appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information.

 

Retention of personal information

Your personal information will only be retained for as long as it is needed to send you our newsletter and to meet the requirements of business record retention requirements.  

 

Sharing your personal information

We NEVER sell, trade, or rent personal identification information to third parties. We may use third party service providers in association with the Site, for example for serving ads or website analytics. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission by agreeing to this Privacy Policy. We do not sell personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes.

 

Links

This Site may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such third party websites. We encourage all users to be aware when they leave this Site and to read the privacy statements of websites that collect personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected on www.quoteapic.com.

 

Feedback to Quoteapic

This Site has a contact form for collecting feedback so users can submit comments, suggestions, or inform us of any bugs found. Quoteapic may collect your name and email address in order to follow up with you or thank you for such feedback.

 

Cross-border disclosure of your information

Some of our associated service providers such as hosting providers may perform certain services overseas and as a result your personal information may be disclosed to a recipient in a foreign country. The Site is hosted in the United States (US) and operated in the United Kingdom (UK) so please be aware that by using this Site or providing us with any information, you consent to your data being transferred to the UK and/or US.

 

Your acceptance of these terms

Your use constitutes acceptance. This means that by using the Site you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site.

 

Amendments to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time.  If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy and/or in the way we use your personal information, we will notify you of these changes by republishing this policy. We recommend you consult this Privacy Policy regularly. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

 

Accessing, updating or correcting your personal information

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