Privacy Policy

Qinnect Website Privacy Policy

We at Qinnect (the “Company”) are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of the Personal Information of all visitors to our Company website. As a part of that commitment, the Company has implemented this Privacy Policy to apply strictly and only to our Company website namely www.qinnectnow.com (the “Site”) owned and operated by the Company, so that you know what information about you, if any, we collect, why we collect it, how we use that information, the choices we offer, including how to access and update information. Please note that the Company maintains separate Privacy Policies for its shareholders and mobile viewers. If you have any questions regarding Qinnect’s privacy practices or this privacy policy, please contact info@qinnectnow.com.

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.

Consent

Whenever you voluntarily provide information through your access to or use of the Sites, or by contacting the Company through other means, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of that information in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy. Users should become aware of the risks associated with sharing personal, sensitive or confidential information through various online networked technologies, including but not limited to sharing such information through email, browsing and sharing information through the Site while connected to a public Wi-Fi Network such as within a coffee shop, or sharing information on third party links included on the Site, such as social media networks.

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 info@qinnectnow.com 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.

Changes

The Company reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time without notice. Your use of or access to the Site indicates your acknowledgement of this Privacy Policy and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy posted at any time shall be deemed to be the Privacy Policy then in effect. This Privacy Policy was last updated in September 2013.

Cookies

Cookies are small data files that are sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard-drive when you visit certain web sites, thereby “tracking” your use of the Sites. The Site may from time to time use cookies to improve the online services and browsing experience for its viewers. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. You may click here  or here to obtain instructions on how to disable cookies on various browser versions.

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

Except as provided in this Privacy Policy, the Company does not disclose, give, rent or sell your personal information collected through the Site to any third party. Access to your personal information is restricted to a few selected representatives or agents from the Company.

Agents of the Company that assist with or operate the Site or administer the Company’s marketing programs will have access to your personal information for these purposes. Such agents are required by the Company to comply with the provisions of this Privacy Policy and are prohibited from disclosing personal information to third parties without your consent, except as required by law.

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.

The Company reserves the right to disclose and/or transfer personal information to a third party in the event of a proposed or actual sale, merger or other transfer of the assets or shares of the Company, an affiliate or division thereof, provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the principles expressed in this Privacy Policy and the personal information does not constitute all or substantially all of the assets being transferred.

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.

You should be aware that operators of linked websites might also collect your personal information (including information generated through the use of cookies) when you link to their websites. The Company is not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclose your personal information, so it is important to familiarize yourself with their privacy policies before providing them with your personal information.

Contacting Us

You can request changes to your personal information or that your personal information be removed from our databases by sending an e-mail detailing your request to info@qinnectnow.com. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or if you have reason to believe that the Company has failed to adhere to this Privacy Policy, please contact the Company’s Privacy Officer at info@qinnectnow.com.