At QRStuff.com we know that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we take our responsibility for the security of your personal information seriously. Unless otherwise stated and for the purposes of all personal data processed by QRStuff.com, we are a Controller
We are principally governed by the Data Protection Act 2018 of the Isle of Man (UK) and we provide this notice to better help you understand our online information practices and policies.
We do not require you to provide us your Personal Data in order to access general information available on the Sites, although such activities may still be logged. However, we do receive and collect Personal Data from you in the ways listed below. We receive and collect this data as it is necessary for the adequate facilitation and performance of the contract between you and us, to provide you the Service, to secure our legitimate interests in analyzing the performance of our campaigns and Service, and to allow us to comply with our legal obligations.
QR Code Content: If you choose to create a QR code using QRStuff.com we will collect and store on our server the information you enter into the QR code in order to facilitate the effective operation, delivery and management of the QR code created. Some QR Code data types, such as the vCard, meCard, Digital Business Card, Phone Number, SMS and Email QR code data types, require you to supply personally identifiably information to be encoded into the QR code, and this information will also be stored on our server.
Registered Users: If you choose to sign up as a paid subscriber of QRStuff.com we will ask to you to provide personally identifiable information and contact details sufficient to reasonably identify you as the authorized account holder, satisfy the identity requirements of Paypal (our payment service provider), and to facilitate the effective operation of the services offered to you as a subscriber.
Email Information: If you choose to correspond with us via email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses to you. We may send you information we think you might find useful (eg; subscription renewal reminders and technical service updates), but if the email does not relate to your specific account (eg; new features or promotion discounts) we will always give you the option to opt‐out.
Automatically Collected Information: We use Google Analytics to measure and evaluate access to, and traffic on, the QRStuff.com website. Google is an independent third‐party and we have no control over the manner in which they may subsequently use the user and visitor activity information collected through our use of the Google Analytics service. We strongly suggest that you review Google’s Google Analytics Privacy and Data Sharing. To opt out of being monitored by Google Analytics, download and install the Google opt‐out add‐on for your current web browser.
Cookies: As you visit and browse the QRStuff.com website, cookies are used to differentiate your actions from those of other users for the purpose of storing user preferences, tracking user trends, maintaining session log‐ins, and monitoring the status of website processes. Cookies do not gather personal information about you and we do not intentionally request or store any personal information that your browser may offer to us.
At QRStuff.com we use the information we collect for the purpose of conducting the day‐to‐day operation of our business activities, delivering products and services to you, processing payments received from you, monitoring the use of our website, and improving our website content, service offerings and user interface to better meet the needs of our users.
The website aggregate useage data that we collect through our use of the Google Analytics service is used to resolve technical issues, administer the website, provide insights into website usability, and identify visitor preferences. This data is collected and stored in an anonymised and non‐identifiable form and we do not use any of this data to specifically identify website visitors or users.
Occasionally we may use the user information that you provide to us to notify you about important changes to our website, new services, and special offers. You may unsubscribe directly from such email or notify us at any time by email if you do not wish to receive these notifications.
Your personal information will not be rented, sold or transferred to unrelated third parties, however we may release information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to:
Comply with a lawful request or requirement including the reporting of suspected illegal activity where there is a mandatory requirement or an obligation for us to do so
Enforce or apply the terms of binding agreements with our users, vendors, or commercial partners.
Protect the rights, property or safety of our website, our business operations, or our users with particular reference to identity theft, fraud, or credit risk.
Your personal information may also be shared, as we deem appropriate, with trusted third parties who assist us in the operation of our website, the facilitation of payment processing , the conduct of our daytoday business activities, and the delivery of our products and services to you. Once shared, that information becomes subject exclusively to the privacy policies of the parties concerned.
Aggregated non‐identifiable trend data sourced from user QR code creation, QR usage, and your interaction with the QRStuff.com website may be released, at our sole discretion, to reputable third parties, or published by us, for planning, management, marketing or information purposes.
QRStuff.com cannot, and will not, be held responsible, liable or accountable for the release of your personal information that is the direct result of you making publicly available any QR code that you have created on our website, and that link to, or contain, that personal information. Your use of the website, and the creation of QR codes on it, acknowledges your acceptance and understanding of this.
We respect your privacy rights and provide you with reasonable access to the personal data that you may have provided to us through your use of our services. If you wish to access or amend any personal data we hold about you, or to request that we delete or transfer any information about you, you may contact us as set forth in the “Questions and Feedback” section (below). At your request, we will have all references to you that do not affect the operation of your subscriber account deleted from our database.
You may update or correct your account information and preferences at any time by accessing the “My Account” section of your paid subscriber account dashboard. Please note that while any changes you make will be reflected in our active user database instantly, or within a reasonable period of time, we may retain all information that you submit for the purposes of backups, archiving, fraud and abuse prevention, analytics, the satisfaction of our legal and data protection obligations, or where we otherwise reasonably believe that we have a legitimate reason to do so.
Please note that declining to share certain personal details with us may result in us not being able to provide some service features and website functionality.
At any time you may reasonably object to the processing or storage of your personal data, unless otherwise required by applicable law. If you believe that your right to privacy granted by applicable data protection laws has been infringed upon, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This provision does not apply to personal data that has been intentionally encoded into a QR Code. The management of the privacy of QR Code contents is the responsibility of the creator of the QR code. Any request for access, correction or deletion of personal data encoded into a QR code should be made to the user that created the QR code.
To safeguard the information we collect about you we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, technical and management procedures and protocols to secure our servers against unauthorized access and to maintain the accuracy and integrity of the information and data so stored.
Please note that information we collect about you is stored and processed on our servers in Europe, and the laws pertaining to the storage, protection and transfer of personal information in the United Kingdom specifically, and the European Union generally, may be more or less stringent than equivalent laws in your country. If you are not located in the European Union, by using the website you hereby consent to the transfer across international boundaries of the information we collect about you.
We have included links on the website for your use and reference and you should be aware that the privacy policies of these websites may differ from our own. We cannot, and will not, be held responsible, liable or accountable for the way in which your personal information is managed, stored or secured by these websites.
We comply with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) and we do not intentionally or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 14.
As a general policy we ask that minors do not submit personally identifiable information to us and only use our website with the permission of, and/or under the supervision of, a parent or guardian.
In the event that the QRStuff.com website, the underlying business, or a substantial portion of its assets, is acquired by, sold to, or merged with another entity, the information that we have collected about you as a user of the QRStuff.com website will be considered an asset of the business and will be transferred into the ownership of said entity.
Last updated 7-Aug-2018