PRIVACY POLICY

THE QUANT.MARKETING COMPANY LTD (‘QUANT’) TAKES THE SECURITY OF PERSONAL DATA SERIOUSLY. PLEASE CONTACT QUANT ON 020 7836 5656 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ON THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

 

  1. INTRODUCTION

Quant Marketing is an independent marketing company that specialises in using customer data to grow businesses. We are genuinely solutions neutral, offering a diverse range of services from data-focused IT infrastructure, through analysis and strategy, as well as award-winning communications across every medium. We sum this up by saying we customize brands.

We have the highest levels of data security and storage. Quant are members of the ICO and our data centres are ISO 27001 accredited as well as being UK-based.

Quant Marketing’s Privacy Policy sets out the ways Quant processes personal data. This Privacy Policy only relates to personal data collected by Quant via the Quant Marketing website, emails, via post or telephone calls. Any personal data collected by Quant is used in accordance with UK data protection legislation.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to personal data provided to Quant by any other means or via any other website. Users should be aware that if they access other websites, using the links provided, these are outside our control. If they provide personal data to other companies, the privacy polices of those companies determine the uses to which that information is put and Quant’s Privacy Policy will no longer apply.

  1. LEGISLATION

The Quant Marketing website complies with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 as well as the General Data Protection Regulations and EPrivacy Directive.

Quant are Data Controller for the data that we collect online, for job applications, for our clients, for prospect clients and for other data that Quant directly collect or are given. In terms of our relationships with our clients, Quant are often Data Processor due to the manner of work we carry out, while our clients will be Data Controller of their own customer data.

  1. USE MADE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal information provided to Quant Marketing via the Quant website, emails and telephone calls will be used for the purposes outlined at the time of collection or registration.

In addition, personal information may be used for statistical analysis.

  • WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

At times we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information. Generally this information is requested when you want us to provide you with information or services. Alternatively, we may gather information such as your IP address information when you browse our website (please see the section on Cookies) or your online information through LinkedIn or similar sites if we believe your company may benefit from our services.

We may gather the following information about you:

Name

Email Address

Telephone Number

IP Address (a unique identifier for your computer or other device)

Mobile device ID

Information provided by you in relation to submitting a job application to us (this may include sensitive personal information)

You may also choose to provide additional voluntary information in the course of your use of this website.

  • HOW DO WE USE THIS INFORMATION?

Personal data will be collected and processed by Quant for the following purposes:

  1. For services requested, e.g. to provide you with information that you have requested (such as our monthly newsletter) or to respond to specific queries you may raise regarding Quant
  2. Administration, e.g. to provide you with better ways of accessing information from this website, or to process and consider your job application
  3. Marketing, advertising and promotions.

Processing personal data for the above purposes may entail sharing the information with employees, contractors, agents and professional advisors of Quant Marketing. However, written agreements exist between Quant Marketing and such parties that there must be no disclosure of such personal data.

We will ensure that any third parties who receive your personal information are required to keep it confidential. We may disclose personal information to third parties when we reasonably believe we are required by law, and in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual unlawful or otherwise prohibited activities, including, but not limited to, fraud.

Information is only held for as long as it is needed. Once it is no longer needed it is securely destroyed.

 

  • WHERE DO WE SEND YOUR INFORMATION?

Quant operate globally and therefore, when necessary, may transfer your personal information to countries outside of the country in which you accessed the website/ made your enquiry. We will, where necessary, put in place safeguards to ensure your information is protected. Any actions we take within Europe, we ensure are compliant under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

 

  • HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?

We will keep your information for a reasonable period, such as for the duration of the active contract between yourself and Quant Marketing. If you have signed up to the Quant newsletter then your data will be retained for the duration that the newsletters continue. If you Unsubscribe, your data will be removed from our CRM system within a reasonable period of time.

 

    1. CHILD WEB-BROWSING INFORMATION
    2. REGISTRATION FOR QUANT MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS
    3. This website is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from or about any person under the age of 16. If you are under 16 years old and wish to ask a question or use this site in any way which requires you to submit your personal information, please get your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf.

When completing a Quant application form for the e-newsletter, Quant will enter the email address and other information onto the Quant database to receive relevant Quant communications and marketing information via email. We use a CRM system for these operations. Preferences may be altered by contacting Quant on 020 7836 5656.

 

  1. CONSENT

By providing personal data to Quant, users consent to the processing of such data by Quant as described in this Privacy Policy. Users can alter their preferences as described below.

 

  1. USE OF DATA FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES

If you are contacted via Direct Marketing, this will occur only with your permission or express consent. For example, if you have typed and submitted your email address specifically to receive our email newsletter, then this is taken as permission to send you given newsletter/s. If you are contacted through the usage of third party data, your permission to be reached by third parties such as Quant when submitting your details is taken as consent.

If at any time users want to alter their preferences or would like Quant to stop sending such communications they should write to:

Quant Marketing
Golden Cross House
8 Duncannon Street
London
WC2N 4JF

Or, click on the email unsubscribe link or email info@quantmarketing.com

 

  1. PROCESSING OR PROFILING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Quant may be required to process your personal data in order to verify your details are correct, ensure Unsubscribes are supressed from campaigns, keep records of historical campaigns, or for other purposes set out in this Policy. We work with specific CRM systems that manage aspects of our CRM activity. These systems may need to process data that sits within them in order to keep activity and campaigns up-to-date.

When you use the Quant website, you may leave traces which, in particular when combined with unique identifiers and other information received by the servers, may be used to create profiles of the natural persons visiting the website.

Quant Marketing are unlikely to profile your personal data unless conducing this on behalf of a client of ours, in which case the permission to do so would fall under this client’s responsibility and Privacy Policy. In the unlikely case that Quant Marketing do need to profile your details, for example as part of a new business prospecting piece, Quant will ensure that this data is anonymised and cannot be matched back to a specific individual.

 

 

 

  1. QUANT MARKETING COOKIE POLICY

8.1 LEARN ABOUT COOKIES

A “cookie” is a small text file that is placed on a user’s computer hard drive by a website. There are several types of cookie and the most common are often referred to as ‘session’ cookies. These are used to keep track of information needed by a user as they travel from page to page within a website. These cookies have a short lifetime and expire within a few minutes of the user leaving the site.

 

8.2 TYPES OF COOKIES

8.2.1 Session Cookies

Allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. These cookies collect information around how people use our website and move through pages, it does not collect any personal information. These session cookies expire after a browser session so would not be stored longer term.

8.2.2 Persistent Cookies

Are stored on a user’s device in between browser sessions which allows us to track the preferences or actions of the user across our site to be remembered. Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes including remembering users’ preferences and choices when using a site or to target advertising.

8.2.3 First and Third Party Cookies

Whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the website or domain placing the cookie. First party cookies in basic terms are cookies set by a website visited by the user – the website displayed in the URL window. Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than the one being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and a separate company sets a cookie through that website this would be a third party cookie.

 

8.3 FIND OUT HOW QUANT MARKETING USES COOKIES

8.3.1 Performance Cookies

We use Google Analytics, Get Clicky and Mixpanel to help us understand how people are using the site, these cookies help us improve the website and user experience. No personal information is collected.

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To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

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8.3.2 Targeting or Advertising Cookies

These Cookies are used to deliver adverts. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of our digital advertising campaigns. They are placed by third party advertising networks on our behalf and with Quant Marketing’s permission. They remember that you have visited Quant Marketings’ site and this is shared with other organisations such as media owners.

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Quant Marketing also uses cookies in its email communications to personalise the email and track whether the mail has been opened or read and whether the recipient has used any website links contained in the email communication. This allows Quant to monitor and improve its email communications and website.

Quant cookies do not analyse visits to other websites.

Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default; however, it is possible to set a browser to reject cookies. If this is done it is important not to exclude the benign and useful session cookies. Choose an option that rejects all third party cookies.

 

  1. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

This Privacy Policy applies solely to the personal data collected by Quant Marketing and does not apply to third party websites.

Quant is not responsible for the privacy policies of third party websites, even if they are a client of Quant Marketing. Quant advises users to read the privacy policies of other websites before registering any personal data.

 

  1. SECURITY

Quant holds your personal data in accordance with the security provisions of the UK data protection legislation.

If you have any questions about security please contact Quant on 020 7836 5656.

 

  1. NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES

Quant may make changes to its Privacy Policy. If Quant decides to change its Privacy Policy, it will post such changes on this page so that you are always aware of how Quant Marketing uses your personal data. You are encouraged to review the Privacy Policy from time to time.

 

 

  1. SUBJECT ACCESS REQUEST

You are entitled to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee if it is a specifically detailed request) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected. Please contact us using the contact details set out.

  • VERIFYING, UPDATING AND AMENDING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

If, at any time, a user wants to verify, update or amend their personal data they may write to:

Quant Marketing
Golden Cross House
8 Duncannon Street
London
WC2N 4JF

Verification, updating or amendment of personal data takes a reasonable amount of time to undertake.