Current version published: December 1, 2015
QuotaFactory strives to be completely transparent with how we collect and use information we gather about you on this site. Your privacy is important to us, and we respect your preferences.
This Privacy Statement (“Privacy Statement”) explains how QuotaFactory (“QuotaFactory”) uses personal information (“Personal Information”) and applies to all users (“users”) who access, view, visit, download, or otherwise interact with http://www.quotafactory.com/ (the “Site”). By visiting the Site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to the QuotaFactory practices, do not access, view, visit, download, or otherwise interact with the Site. If you have any questions or comments concerning QuotaFactory’s Privacy Statement, please contact us by sending an email to info (at) quotafactory.com. You can also contact QuotaFactory via postal mail at: 550 Cochituate Road West Wing, Framingham, MA 01701.
Our Privacy Statement is organized as follows:
- Personal Information QuotaFactory Gathers
- How QuotaFactory Collects Personal Information
- How QuotaFactory Uses Personal Information
- When and Why QuotaFactory Discloses Personal Information
- Tracking Technologies
- Choice and Control
- Security of Personal Information
- Privacy Practices of Third Parties
- QuotaFactory Blog
- Changes to this Privacy Statement
- Contact QuotaFactory
1) Personal Information QuotaFactory Gathers
“Personal Information” is information that can be used to identify, locate, or contact an individual. QuotaFactory collects the following types of Personal Information:
Contact Information. Contact Information allows QuotaFactory to communicate with you. Examples of Contact Information include, but are not limited to, your name, accurate postal addresses, valid email address, or other addresses at which you receive communications from or on behalf of QuotaFactory.
Transaction Information. QuotaFactory automatically receives and records some information from your browser when you visit the site, such as your IP address, cookies, and data about which pages you visit on the site through the use of log files provided by our third-party tracking-utility partners. This information helps us analyze and understand how the site works for users. Information that is gathered includes, but is not limited to, information about how you interact with QuotaFactory, information about how you use QuotaFactory Sites, email, other communications, and applications, and how you interact with other users.
Mobile Location Information. If you have permitted your mobile or other location-aware device to transmit location data, QuotaFactory collects Mobile Location.
Posted Information. If you choose to post a comment on our blog, we may collect information regarding your name and the content of your post. It is important to note that any content you post on the blog is publicly displayed and will be seen by other users of the Site.
2) How QuotaFactory Collects Personal Information
QuotaFactory prompts you to provide Personal Information (including Contact Information) when you use QuotaFactory or otherwise interact with the Site or contact QuotaFactory.
QuotaFactory also collects Transaction Information if and when you contact QuotaFactory via telephone, email, or other methods of communication.
3) How QuotaFactory Uses Personal Information
We may use Personal Information to enhance your user experience, to help us better understand you, to help us customize offers, blog topics, or posts that may be of interest to you, and to help us otherwise enhance the Site.
QuotaFactory uses Personal Information to:
- Identify and authenticate users
- Facilitate transactions
- Operate and improve the Site
- Connect with you on social media (such as Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter)
- Contact you by phone or email
- Personalize and continually improve users’ QuotaFactory experience
- Provide you with suggested information based on variables, such as stated preferences, interests, business activities, and/or location
- Send you technical notices, updates, alerts, support and administrative messages service bulletins, or marketing
- Evaluate additional services, items, or offerings that may be of interest to users
- Track transactions and perform other analytics
- Communicate and provide additional information that may be of interest to you about third parties
- Manage QuotaFactory’s everyday business needs, such as Site administration, communication management, analytics, fraud prevention, enforcement of our corporate reporting obligations, or to comply with the law
4) When and Why QuotaFactory Discloses Personal Information
QuotaFactory will not disclose your Personal Information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this Privacy Statement. QuotaFactory will disclose your Personal Information when:
- Working with companies and service providers (i.e. WordPress, SalesForce.com, or other companies that process billing, website hosting, or analytics performance in furtherance of the purposes described in Section 3 (“How QuotaFactory Uses Personal Information”) above
- QuotaFactory employs other companies to perform tasks on QuotaFactory’s behalf, and therefore, QuotaFactory must share your Personal Information with these companies to provide services to you. Examples include, but are not limited to, processing payments, handling billing disputes and collections, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, and providing customer service. QuotaFactory may partner with third-party services for fraud prevention and/or identity verification
- Enforcing QuotaFactory’s rights or protect QuotaFactory’s property and intellectual property
- Protecting the rights, property or safety of others, investigating fraud, or responding to a government request
- QuotaFactory believes in good faith that it must disclose such information to prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss
- QuotaFactory believes in good faith that it must disclose such information to commence an investigation or take action regarding illegal activities or suspected fraud
- QuotaFactory believes in good faith that it must disclose such information per auditing, compliance, and corporate governance functions
- QuotaFactory believes in good faith that it must disclose such information to defend QuotaFactory in litigation or a regulatory action
- QuotaFactory believes in good faith that it must disclose such information, or advised to do so by law, such as in response to a subpoena, or similar legal process, including to law enforcement agencies, regulators, and courts in the United States and other countries where we operate
QuotaFactory will not sell your Personal Information to third parties unless QuotaFactory is in the process of entering into a merger with another business, acquisition of another business, or the sale of all or a portion of QuotaFactory’s assets and the information is needed to support the sale or transfer of business assets. If QuotaFactory is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or prominent notice on our Site of any change in ownership or uses of your Personal Information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your Personal Information before it becomes subject to a new privacy statement.
This Privacy Statement only governs when and why QuotaFactory discloses Personal Information. This Privacy statement does not apply to the practices of third parties that QuotaFactory does not own or control, or individuals that QuotaFactory does not employ or manage. The use of your Personal Information by third parties that you access through the Site is governed by the privacy policies of such parties and is not subject to QuotaFactory’s control. QuotaFactory is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites on the Internet, even those linked to or from the QuotaFactory Site. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.
QuotaFactory may disclose information about you that is not personally identifiable. For example, QuotaFactory may provide other third parties with reports that contain aggregated and statistical data about QuotaFactory users.
5) Tracking Technologies
6) Choice and Control
While QuotaFactory does need to collect certain information to make your QuotaFactory experience personalized and to conduct transactions for you, QuotaFactory wants to give you the ability to control how your information is provided and shared.
- Email Preferences. For various reasons, QuotaFactory may contact you about our services or your activity. If you no longer wish to receive emails from QuotaFactory, you may opt out of the email as indicated on each and every email correspondence.
- Cookies and Tracking Devices. You manage how your browser handles cookies and other tracking devices by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your browser. If accessing QuotaFactory by a mobile device, you may manage the information your mobile device shares, such as cookies, tracking technologies, and location information, by adjusting your moible device privacy and security settings.
7) Security of Personal Information
QuotaFactory strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, however, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure, and therefore, QuotaFactory cannot guarantee absolute security of your personal information. QuotaFactory strives to maintain a system that reasonably safeguards Personal Information.
8) Privacy Practices of Third Parties
This Privacy Statement describes the collection, use, and disclosure of information by QuotaFactory through the Site. QuotaFactory utilizes third parties to provide services to users and also provides links from the Site to other websites. These third parties may have their own privacy policies and may collect, use, and distribute information differently than QuotaFactory. QuotaFactory encourages all users to read the privacy policies of all third parties.
9) QuotaFactory Blog
QuotaFactory contains a blog and other areas where users may publicly post information, communicate with other users, and submit content they deem relevant for discussion. All the information you post will be accessible to anyone, at any time, with Internet access. Furthermore, QuotaFactory strongly advises you to NOT post any personal or identifiable information about yourself or contact information, including address, email, phone numbers, or other means of communicating outside of the blog. Any information you post may be read, collected, and used by others.
10) Changes to this Privacy Statement
QuotaFactory may, from time to time, in QuotaFactory’s sole, absolute, and unfettered discretion, update this Privacy Statement to clarify our practices or to reflect new or different privacy practices. We encourage all users to periodically review the Privacy Statement.
11) Contact QuotaFactory
If you have questions or suggestions, you may contact QuotaFactory by sending an email to info (at) quotafactory.com.