Quoscript is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors, our book buyers and our authors; this Privacy and Cookies Policy sets out how we handle your personal data.
1.Data Collection and Usage
We collect and store the following types of data:
(ii) Transaction Data: we collect data on any transactions carried out between you and QuoScript which may have taken place through our website or outside of our website (for example, at an author signing event, writing festival and writing workshop).
2. Cookies Policy
A cookie is a file containing an identifier that is sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. The identifier information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. We may use both ‘session’ cookies and ‘persistent’ cookies on our website www.quoscript.co.uk. Persistent cookies enable our website to identify and recognise you when visit us. Unlike session cookies which are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until they reach a specified expiry date or are deleted, whichever is earlier.
(ii) Other advertisers or payment service providers we work with may also send you cookies.
(iv) Rejecting a cookie can have a negative impact on the performance of the website and experience of using that website
3. How we use your personal data
Personal data submitted to QuoScript via our website, mailing activities, sales activities and Author Questionnaire will be used for the following purposes:
(i) Administer the website
(ii) Improve your browsing experience on our website
(iii) Enable your use of goods and services on our website
(iv) Send you any goods and services you have purchased from us
(v) Send you email communications regarding goods and services you have purchased from us
(vi) Send you marketing email communications on goods and services we think will be of interest to you which you have opted into our mailing system Mailchimp to receive. You can opt out at any time of these communications.
(vii) Any personal information submitted for publication on our website will only be published under the license to grant us.
4. Sharing your Data with third parties
We only share your personal information with third parties for the purpose of:
(i) Maintaining and improving our website
(ii) Marketing communications you have opted in to receive through Mailchimp
(iii) Financial transactions through our payment service providers, Paypal and Stripe. We share your personal data only for the purpose of processing any payment you make. Read their privacy policies here: https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-prev and https://stripe.com/gb/privacy
(iv) We may disclose your name, email address and documents you submit to us in as far as it is reasonably necessary for us to provide the service and goods you require from us.
(v) We may disclose your name, email address and the delivery address you tell us to our 3rd party reseller partners and distributors insofar as is reasonably necessary to allow for the fulfilment of our goods and services to you.
(vi) To the extend we are required to do so by law in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings or to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights or for the purposes of fraud prevention.
5. International Data transfers
(i) QuoScript is UK GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 compliant
(ii) In order to provide our goods and services we may have to make an international transfer of data to our global 3rd party print and eBook reseller and distributor network. Data disclosure is limited to that required to fulfill an order, namely: email address of the recipient, address of the recipient, name of the recipient.
6. Data Security
We store all personal information you provide us with on our secure password-protected servers in an encrypted format. Our website is hosted externally by a secure provider and is protected using SSL technology.
8. Your Data Rights
- You may ask us to share with you any private data we hold about you
- You may ask us to update or erase any data we hold about you
- You may opt-out of receiving any marketing notifications from us at any time by contacting us at email@example.com. When we email you, we will always give you the option of opting-out of any further communications from us.
9. Third party websites
Our website may contain links to other third-party websites. QuoScript is not responsible for the privacy or cookie policies of these 3rd party websites.
10. Cost-free offers and resources
From time to time we offer cost-free competitions, give-aways, and resources. To be entered into a cost-free competition or give-away or receive a cost-free resource we respectfully ask that you provide us with your Name and Email address. In exchange , you consent to provide us with your Name and Email address which will be added to QuoScript’s Mailing List. You are free to unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time, which will prevent you from receiving any future cost-free resources and or offers.
11. Data Controller
The data controller responsible for use of your data and our website www.quoscript.co.uk is QuoScript and we can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org