Skills Quest Company GDPR Policy
1. Collection and Use of Personal Information.
2. What Personal Information We Collect.
When you, purchase a product, download free content, or contact us, we collect a variety of information, including Your name, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address, and contact preferences. When payment, or payment information, is required, we will direct you to submit credit card information through a third-party such as Stripe or PayPal.
3. How We Use Your Personal Information.
The personal information we collect allows us to keep you posted on Skills Quest Company latest product announcements, and upcoming events. If you don’t want to be on our mailing list, you can opt out anytime by navigating to the unsubscribe link in the last e-mail you received from Skills Quest Company. You will have the option to unsubscribe from an individual list, or from all Skills Quest Company lists.
We also use personal information to help us create, develop, operate, deliver, and improve our products, services, content and advertising, and for loss prevention and anti-fraud purposes.
We may use your personal information, including date of birth, to verify identity, assist with identification of users, and to determine appropriate services.
From time to time, we may use your personal information to send important notices, such as communications about purchases and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies. Because this information is important to your interaction with Skills Quest Company, you may not opt out of receiving these communications.
We may also use personal information for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve Skills Quest Company products, services, and customer communications.
4. Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information.
We also collect data in a form that does not identify any specific individual. We may collect, use, transfer, and disclose non-personal information for any purpose. The following are some examples of non-personal information that we collect and how we may use it:
We may collect information such as business, language, post code, area code, unique device identifier, referrer URL, and the time zone where a Skills Quest Company product is used so that we can better understand customer behaviour and improve our products, services, and advertising.
We may collect information regarding customer activities on any of our websites. This information is aggregated and used to help us provide more useful information to our customers and to understand which parts of our website, products, and services are of most interest. Aggregated data is non personal information.
We may collect and store details of how you use our services. This information may be used to improve the relevancy of results provided by our services.
5. Cookies and Other Technologies.
We gather some information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, Internet service provider (ISP), referring and exit websites and applications, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information to administer the site, to learn about user behaviour on the site, to improve our product and services, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. Skills Quest Company may use this information in our marketing and advertising services.
In some cases we use a “click-through URL” linked to content on the Skills Quest Company website. When customers click one of these URLs, they pass through a separate web server before arriving at the destination page on our website. We track this click-through data to help us determine interest in particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our marketing communications.
6. Disclosure to Third Parties.
At times Skills Quest Company may make certain personal information available to strategic partners that work with Skills Quest Company to provide products and services, or that help Skills Quest Company market to customers. Personal information will only be shared by Skills Quest Company to provide or improve our products, services and advertising; it will not be shared with third parties for their marketing purposes.
Legal. It may be necessary − by law, litigation, or requests from government authorities within or outside your country of residence − for Skills Quest Company to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our terms and conditions or protect our operations.
7. Protection of Personal Information.
Skills Quest Company takes the security of your personal information very seriously. When your personal data is stored by Skills Quest Company, we use computer systems with limited access housed in facilities using physical security measures. When you use some Skills Quest Company products and services that by their nature are public facing, such as when you post on a Skills Quest Company forum or Facebook page the personal information and content you share is visible to other users and can be read, collected, or used by them. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to share or submit in these instances. For example, if you list your name and e-mail address in a forum posting or Facebook page, that information is public. Please take care when using these features.
8. Retention of Personal Information.
9. Access to Personal Information.
You can help ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete, and up to date by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Access, correction, or deletion requests can be made by contacting email@example.com.
10. Children & Education.
We understand the importance of taking extra precautions to protect the privacy and safety of children using Skills Quest Company products and services. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under 18 we will delete the information as soon as possible.
11. Third Party Sites and Services.
Skills Quest Company websites, products, applications, and services may contain links to third-party websites, products, and services. Our products and services may also use or offer products or services from third parties. Information collected by third parties is governed by their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties.
12. Your Rights Under the GDPR.
If you are a citizen or a resident of a country in the European Union, the GDPR grants You the following rights:
a. Access to Your Personal Data. You have the right to receive a copy of your personal data that is subject to processing by Skills Quest Company. Ordinary requests will be granted without charge to you within one calendar month of when you make the request. In cases of excessive, unreasonable, or repeated requests Skills Quest Company may charge you a reasonable fee and may require additional time to grant your request. Also, Skills Quest Company may use reasonable means to confirm your identity before granting any request for data so as to prevent granting fraudulent requests. To request a copy of your personal data, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
b. To have Your Data Corrected. If Your personal data is erroneous or outdated, You have the right to have it corrected. To do so, please contact Skills Quest Company via e-mail.
c. To be Forgotten. You have the right to be forgotten by Skills Quest Company. You may exercise this right by e-mailing us at email@example.com. We will comply with your request, at no charge to you, within one calendar month by deleting your account, along with all of your personally-identifiable data that is subject to any Skills Quest Company processing. Naturally, after we grant your request you will not have access to any Skills Quest Company products or services unless and until you subscribe again to Skills Quest Company account. Skills Quest Company may use reasonable means to confirm your identity before granting any request for data so as to prevent the granting of fraudulent requests.
d. To Restrict Processing of Your Data. You can request that your data not be processed via Skills Quest Company partners. You can make that request by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and, if you wish, you can even specify which third parties to restrict from processing your data. We will respond to your request, at no charge to you, within thirty (30) days from when you make your request. Please be advised that some of our partners, e.g., Stripe, are essential to Skills Quest Company services, so that if you block processing by them, Skills Quest Company services may be unavailable to you.
e. Portability. You have the right to receive a copy of your personal data that is subject to processing by Skills Quest Company in a portable format, or to have it transferred directly from Skills Quest Company to another party. Ordinary requests will be granted without charge to you within one calendar month of when you make the request. Skills Quest Company may use reasonable means to confirm your identity before granting any request to transfer data to you or another party so as to prevent granting fraudulent requests. To request a copy of your personal data in a portable format, or to request a direct transfer of your data, please contact us by e-mail at email@example.com.
13. Our Commitment to Your Privacy.
To make sure your personal information is secure, we communicate our privacy and security guidelines to any Skills Quest Company employees and strictly enforce privacy safeguards.
14. Privacy Questions.
15. Updates to the Policy.