Privacy Policy

Quarticle Research SRL is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy explains the collection, use, disclosure, storage and protection of your personal information. You can contact us at contact@quarticle.ro if you have questions regarding the use of your personal data.

By using this site and / or our services, you agree to the processing of your personal data as described in this privacy policy.

Definitions

Personal data - any information about an identified or identifiable natural person;

Processing - any operation or set of operations that is/are performed on personal data or sets of personal data, such as collection, registration, organization, structuring, storage, etc;

Data subject – a natural person whose personal data is processed;

Child - a natural person under the age of 18.

Principles of personal data protection

We undertake to follow principles of protection and processing of personal data:

  • The processing of your data is done legally, fairly and transparently. We will provide you with information on the processing of your personal data upon request.
  • The collection of personal data is performed for specific purposes. Our processing activities correspond to the purpose for which the personal data were collected.
  • We use adequate, relevant and limited data to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which the data are processed. We collect and process only the minimum amount of personal data necessary for any purpose.
  • In principle, processing is limited to a period of 5 years. We will not store personal data for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it is processed, except for legal obligations.
  • We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of the data.
  • The processing of personal data will be done in a way that ensures adequate security, including protection against unauthorized or illegal processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, by taking appropriate technical and organizational measures.

The rights of data subjects

The data subject has the following rights:

  1. Right to be informed - we provide you with the following information: the data we collect, where we obtain it, why we process it and by whom;
  2. Right of access – you have the right to access the collected data obtained from / about you. This includes your right to request and obtain a copy of your personal data collected.
  3. Right to update / rectification - you have the right to obtain within a reasonable time the rectification of inaccurate personal data.
  4. Right of deletion (right to be forgotten) - you can request the deletion of personal data in the following cases:
    • personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or processed;
    • withdraw your consent on the basis of which the processing of personal data takes place and there is no other legal basis for the processing;
    • you object to the processing of personal data for the purpose of direct marketing and there are no other reasons prevailing in terms of processing;
    • personal data have been processed illegally;
    • personal data must be deleted in order to comply with a legal obligation.
  5. Right to restrict the processing - you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data in the following cases:
    • challenge the accuracy of the data for a period that allows us to verify their accuracy;
    • the processing is illegal, but you do not want to delete personal data, instead requesting the restriction of their use;
    • we no longer need your personal data for the purpose of processing, but you request it in order to establish, exercise or defend a right in court;
    • until the verification of the existence or non-existence of the reasons prevailing regarding the processing of personal data for the purpose of direct marketing.
  6. Right to object to the processing - in certain cases you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, for example in the case of direct marketing.
  7. Right to oppose automatic processing - which means that you have the right to object to: automatic processing, including profiling and being the subject of a decision based solely on automatic processing. This right can be exercised whenever there is a profiling result that produces legal effects that affect you significantly.
  8. Right to data portability - You have the right to receive personal data you provided in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format for transmission to another controller.
  9. Right to file a complaint - If we deny your request under Access Rights, we'll give you a reason why. If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been handled, please contact us.
  10. Right to assistance from the supervisory authority - which means that you have the right to the assistance of a supervisory authority and the right to other remedies, such as claiming compensation.
  11. Right to withdraw consent - you have the right to withdraw any consent to the processing of your personal data.

What personal data do we collect?

Information you provided us

These can be: your e-mail address, last name, first name, name of the company where you work, position, industry in which your company operates, country, phone number.

We request this information in order to deliver our services, materials or to improve your experience. We save the information you give to us in order to provide the requested service.

Automatically collected information

This includes information automatically stored by cookies and other session tools, which we use to improve your and your customers' experience. When you use our services or search the content of our site, your activities may be recorded.

Public information

We may collect public information about you.

How do we use your personal data?

We use your personal data to:

  • improve the customer experience;
  • fulfil an obligation in accordance with the law or the contract;
  • include them in internal company reports and statistics after they have been anonymized.

All your personal data is used for legitimate reasons, after obtaining your consent.

Based on the conclusion of a contract or the fulfilment of contractual obligations, we will process your personal data for the following purposes:

  • to identify you;
  • to provide you with a service/material;
  • in the company's internal reports and statistics.

With your consent we will process your personal data for the following purposes:

  • to send you newsletters and / or offers in various marketing campaigns;
  • for other purposes for which we have requested your prior consent;
  • to communicate with you and to send you news about our products and services. When you access certain types of content, we may collect data such as first name, last name, email, company, position, industry, country, or any other information you voluntarily provide.

We process your personal data to fulfil legal obligations. We reserve the right to anonymize the personal data collected and to use such data. We can use the data outside the scope of this Policy only after anonymizing them.

We may process personal data for other purposes not mentioned here, but compatible with the original purpose for which the data was collected. To do this, we will make sure that:

  • the link between the purposes, the context and the nature of the personal data is adequate for further processing;
  • further processing will not affect your interests.

We will inform you of any further processing and purposes.

Who else has access to personal data?

We do not use your personal data in relation to third party companies, partners or other persons outside the company.

We will not disclose your data to third parties or public institutions except for the fulfilment of legal obligations. We may disclose your personal data to third parties if you have given your prior consent or if there are other legal reasons for doing so.

We do not use your personal data in relation to third party companies, partners or other persons outside the company.

We will not disclose your data to third parties or public institutions except for the fulfilment of legal obligations. We may disclose your personal data to third parties if you have given your prior consent or if there are other legal reasons for doing so.

How do we protect your data?

We use secure protocols for communication and data transfer (such as HTTPS). Our systems are periodically checked to avoid possible vulnerabilities and attacks.

We protect your personal information using technical and administrative security measures to reduce the risk of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and modification.

Juvenile policy

We do not intend to knowingly collect information from minors. We do not target minors as potential beneficiaries of our services.

Violation of personal data security

In the event of a breach of the security of personal data, we will notify The National Supervisory Authority for the Processing of Personal Data without undue delay and, if possible, within 72 hours from the date on which it became aware of it, unless where it is unlikely to pose a risk to your rights and freedoms.

We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will take all reasonable steps to limit the breach of security and to assist the authorities if necessary.

Cookies and other similar technologies that we may use

We use cookies and / or similar technologies to analyse customer behaviour, to administer the site, to track user behaviour on the site and to collect information about users. This is done to personalize and enhance your experience with us.

A cookie is a text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help sites function better. Only we can access the cookies created by our site. You can control browser-level cookies. Choosing to disable cookies may prevent the use of certain features.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • Required cookies - these cookies are required in order to use some important functions on our site, such as login. These cookies do not collect personal information.
  • Functionality cookies - these cookies offer functionality that make the use of our service more convenient and make possible more personalized features.
  • Analysis cookies - these cookies are used to track the use and performance of our website and services.

You can remove cookies stored on your computer through your browser settings. Alternatively, you may control certain third-party cookies using a privacy enhancing platform, such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.

We also use Google Analytics to measure traffic to our site. Google has its own privacy policy, which you can view here.

If you'd like to opt out of Google Analytics tracking, go to the Google Analytics opt out page.

Contact Information

email: contact@quarticle.ro

website: www.quarticle.ro

address: Timișoara, 9 Lazăr Gheorghe, Building C, Office HQC-04.01, Fraction 11, et. 4, Timiș County

Privacy Policy Updates

We reserve the right to update this privacy policy. Please check this page regularly.

The last update was made on 12.04.2021.