Quantics relies on freely given opt-in consent for the processing of personal data. Personal data includes any information we collect about you, provided by you when you register with our website or access our forum. This may include your name, employer, job title, employer’s address, contact details, associated contacts and products or services which you have purchased from us, together with some information about your technical and scientific interests. If you contact us, Quantics may keep a record of that correspondence.
Details of your visits to our website may be automatically collected, these include traffic data, information about the devices and platforms you access the website through including IP details, location data, and the resources that you access. These records may be associated with the information described in the paragraph above.
We will not collect sensitive personal information about you without your explicit consent.
We will never sell your information to a third party.
Information we use
The information collected by Quantics is held in line with UK GDPR standards. We collect information with your consent and for legitimate business purposes, such as serving you as a customer. We use the information collected to provide and personalise services both on-line and off-line. We do not anticipate that these purposes are likely to cause objection or complaint.
The information we collect will be used: to notify subscribers when new content (such as a blog) is available, to inform customers and interest parties about product updates and releases, and to analyse trends that will help us to understand and improve marketing and web services.
Other uses may include dealing with your enquiries, conducting quality assurance, and/or training staff. It may also include using your information for the purposes of negotiating product sales and administering warranty services.
Security and Retention
The information Quantics collect is retained for as long as it is considered to be potentially useful or required for legal purposes, given we have not received any objections to retention or processing by you, the data subject. Individuals whose data is maintained in our marketing and sales databases will have the option to ‘opt-out’ or unsubscribe from communications of that nature at any time. This will result in an automated process of the data subject’s details being added to a suppression list without modification of the contents of those records. For more information about objections, erasure and unsubscribing please read the section below discussing your rights.
We retain the personal information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, which is protected from unauthorised access.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
The Quantics website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of partner networks, and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Information we hold may be transferred internationally during the use of third-party processors. Transfers and retention of this data are secured by the encryption services of these third-party processors; for particulars, please see below.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, the security of your data during transmitted to our site cannot be guaranteed; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features and all reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorised access. In the event we become aware that any data has been subject to unauthorised access which may adversely impact you, you will be promptly notified.
Our website is not intended for or targeted at children under 13, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect information related to children under 13. If you believe that we have collected any information related to a child, please notify us at the address given below that we may delete this information.
Disclosure of your information
The information Quantics collects may be shared with and processed by the third parties named. These third parties provide services to us. We ensure service providers are also compliant with relevant regulations.
In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets to the extent necessary for them to understand the nature of our operations and the customers that we collaborate with. If Quantics Consulting Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
Quantics reserve the right to use or disclose your personal information if required by law, or if we reasonably believe that such actions are necessary to protect our rights, your safety, or the safety of others. Your information will be shared if Quantics are under a duty to disclose your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation; or in order to enforce or apply our Website Terms and Conditions or Terms and Conditions of Supply and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Quantics Consulting Limited, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.