Effective Date: 16th June 2015
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.
- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Accessing, updating or correcting your personal information
You may access, update or correct your personal information by contacting us using our “Contact Us” web form. Where we hold information that you are entitled to access, we will try to provide you with suitable means of accessing it (for example, by mailing or emailing it to you). We may charge you a fee to cover our administrative and other reasonable costs in providing the information to you. We will not charge for simply making the request and will not charge for making any corrections to your personal information. There may be instances where we cannot grant you access to the personal information we hold. For example, we may need to refuse access if granting access would interfere with the privacy of others or if it would result in a breach of confidentiality. If that happens, we will give you written reasons for any refusal.
Users who do not want emails from us
If you do not wish to receive email from us you should not provide your email address. You can also choose to opt out of your newsletter subscription at any time.
Release of Personal Information for legal reasons
We may release your personal information for legal reasons:
- When we believe in good faith that such release is appropriate to comply with the law (for example, pursuant to a statutory demand, subpoena, warrant or court order)
- To protect against fraudulent, abusive or unlawful use of the website
- To protect our rights or property
- If we reasonably believe that a situation involving danger of death or injury to any person requires disclosure.
Business or Asset Transfer or Sale
Quoteapic may be sold, might sell or buy businesses or assets of businesses, or may merge with another business. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that Quoteapic, a line of business of Quoteapic, or substantially all the assets of Quoteapic are transferred, customer information may well be one of the transferred assets. We will make reasonable effort to provide notice on the Site and to notify you via email to the most recent email address that you have provided to us of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.