Information We Collect
The Company collects personal information about you when you voluntarily provide it, such as through Qinnect’s email sign up or contact form. From time-to-time, the Website Operators may collect information through the use of standard HTTP cookies. At no time will the Website Operators make use of zombie cookies, LSOs/Flash Cookies, browser fingerprinting, or any other forms of tracking technologies that are designed to circumvent the viewer’s choice or control over his or her privacy. Personal information may include, but is not limited to, any information that is about you or could be used to identify you, such as your name, email address, IP address, mailing address, telephone number, and any optional personal information that you supply to us directly or indirectly through the Site.
Purposes for Collecting Your Personal Information
We collect your personal information to provide better services to all of our Site users. This includes but is not limited to providing, maintaining, protecting and improving our Site, to providing you with information you have requested through the Site’s contact form or frequently asked questions form, as well as providing you with the latest updates and opportunities regarding Qinnect’s business successes, products and services.
How We Collect Your Personal Information
When you visit our Site and submit an Email Request Form to receive information concerning the latest updates from Qinnect, when you submit an email through the Site’s contact form, or when you submit a question through the form included in the FAQ section of the Site, you will be asked to provide personal information (such as first name, last name, email address, country of residence as well as the type of information you would like to receive from Qinnect) for the purpose of administering and responding to your questions and requests. When you contact us through email, or when you visit our website, we may indirectly obtain additional personal information such as geographic location, IP address, browsing patterns, or other information which may reveal behaviours, activities, interests or any other personal or sensitive information you willingly provide to us through email. It is not necessary to provide this optional personal information in order to access the Site or to receive a response to your requests, questions or comments. Any other personal information gathered through our website is gathered indirectly and unintentionally and remains unknown or anonymous to the Website operates.
In addition, at the time you provide your personal information you may be given the opportunity to opt-in to receiving updates and notifications regarding Qinnect’s promotions, new products and other information about Qinnect, which may interest you (“Promotional Mailings”). If you authorize us to send you Promotional Mailings, we may do so by using the e-mail address you provided. If you no longer wish to receive Promotional Mailings, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org indicating you no longer wish to receive such mailings from us. Finally, the Company may collect information voluntarily provided by you, via the Site or otherwise, for the purposes of measuring viewer experience and feedback.
Use of Information
The Company uses personal information of visitors to our Sites in order to respond to your request or questions or, if you opt-in using our email sign-up form, to send you Promotional Mailings.
The Company may also directly or indirectly use your personal data, which may include meta-data, in order to create, store and analyze aggregated information that does not allow you to be personally identified or contacted. Rather than showing individual activity, aggregated information shows user behaviour as a whole (for example, information might be compiled in order to calculate the number of customers living in, Canada or Taiwan, Asia or Europe, Los Angeles or Toronto). Aggregated information is used to evaluate the use of our Site for development of the Site. The Company may indirectly disclose aggregated information through the use of third party websites or links associated with the Site.
When We Disclose Your Personal Information
The Company reserves the right to co-operate fully with local, provincial and federal officials in any investigation relating to any personal information (including private electronic communications transmitted on the Company website) or any purported unlawful activities.
How We Protect Your Personal Information
The Company makes all efforts that are commercially reasonable to a company of similar size and nature to ensure that personal information collected from you is protected against loss and unauthorized access. Personal information is collected and stored in a secure manner as required by the Company.
Retention and Destruction of Personal Information
Documents regarding your personal information will be retained only for the period required by law or as operationally necessary and then destroyed/erased in a confidential manner.
Links to Third Party Sites
The Sites may offer links to other websites. This may include but is not limited to digital advertising websites that specialize in audience measurement and real-time advertising, social plugins that allow other websites to provide viewers with personalized and social experiences. When interacting with such social plugins, the user may be sharing his or her experience with others, such as friends, through one website without being on that same website. The Site may also be linked to real-time information networks that connect the end user to the latest information about what that same user finds interesting, or to other websites that collect meta-data for statistical purposes.