In connection with the services, products and business that we provide, 1QBit Information Technologies Inc. (“1QBit”) may collect, use and otherwise process personal information as part of that business. We recognize the importance of privacy and adhere to the following key privacy principles:
As part of our commitment to privacy, 1QBit has appointed a Privacy Officer who is responsible for overseeing 1QBit’s compliance with the principles set out in this policy and applicable privacy legislation.
Collection and Use of Information
We may collect, use and otherwise process personal information for the purpose of our business. We do not use this personal information for any other purposes.
For example, we may collect personal information about interactions users have with our websites, services or products. This personal information may include IP (Internet protocol) addresses, usage information, page requests, average time spent on the website or services provided, as well other information that you provide to us through your account or registration, or through use of any forum or post.
We use the personal information we collect or receive to inform and enhance our services, products and business.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Except as noted below, we do not disclose personal information.
Legal: Where a disclosure is required by applicable law (such as by way of a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order). We may notify you prior to complying with any such requests to the extent we are not prohibited from doing so, but we will fully co-operate with legal requests to disclose personal information.
Service Providers: We may transfer (or otherwise make available) personal information to third parties who provide services on our behalf. For example, we may use service providers to host our website and store information on our behalf. Personal information may be maintained and processed by third party service providers in the US or other jurisdictions and may be accessed by the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities as required under the laws of those jurisdictions. Our service providers are given the information they need to perform their designated functions, and we do not authorize them to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes. For more information about the way in which our service providers treat personal information, contact us as set out below.
Sale of Business: We may transfer personal information as an asset in connection with a merger or sale involving all or part of 1QBit or as part of a corporate reorganization or stock sale or other change in corporate control.
We understand that privacy and data security are critical issues for our clients and we are committed to protecting the personal and confidential information in our custody and under our control. We maintain reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards in an effort to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure of personal information in our custody and control.
We will retain personal information for no longer than necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or provided to us or to otherwise meet legal requirements.
If we receive a request from you to access or update your personal information. We will assist you, in accordance with the law, in responding to individual access requests.
INFORMATION ABOUT OUR WEBSITE
In general, users can visit our website without telling us who they are or submitting any personal information. Certain services do require us to gather personal information. We collect the IP (Internet protocol) addresses of all visitors to our website and other related information such as page requests, browser type, operating system and average time spent on our website. We use this information to help us understand our website activity, and to monitor and improve our website.
Cookies: Our website uses a technology called “cookies”. A cookie is a tiny element of data that our website sends to a user’s browser, which may then be stored on the user’s hard drive so that we can recognize the user when they return. Users may set their browser to notify them when they receive a cookie or to not accept certain cookies. However, if users decide not to accept cookies from our website, they may not be able to take advantage of all of the features.
For more information on our privacy policies, contact our Privacy Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org.