This Policy was last revised on February 25, 2019.
QQFS obtains personal data of Representatives that is disclosed or otherwise processed by QQFS in connection with entering into and performing agreements, communicating with Business Associates in relation to agreements and making and receiving payments under agreements. We also may obtain Representatives’ personal data from public sources in anticipation of a prospective business relationships.
We use a variety of public sources to collate information about potential Business Associates we believe may be suitable for our services. We may also receive a referral from one of your colleagues and process that information in a similar way.
Personal data is any information that allows an individual (in this case, the Representative) to be identified.
We may process the following types of personal data about Representatives:
As a matter of practice, we will not collect any sensitive personal data relating to Representatives. To the extent that there is a need for us to process sensitive personal data, we will obtain the Representative’s prior written consent.
We may use the personal data we obtain about Representatives to:
QQFS does not sell, rent, or trade Representatives’ personal data. We may share your personal data only with:
We may transfer the personal data we collect about you to recipients in countries other than the country in which the personal data originally was collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the personal data. When we transfer your personal data to recipients in other countries (such as the U.S.), we maintain physical, technical and administrative safeguards.
M3 Global Research complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data transferred from the European Union to the United States. M3 Global Research has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles. Should there be any conflict between the terms in this Policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/
We maintain appropriate technical and organizational security safeguards designed to protect Representatives’ personal data against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure, or use. We update and test our security technology on an ongoing basis. We limit access to your personal data to those employees who need access to provide benefits or services to you. In addition, we train our employees about the importance of confidentiality and maintaining the privacy and security of your personal data.
We store Representatives’ personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collect the data (see "How We Use the Personal Data We Obtain"), except if required otherwise by law. Your personal data may be kept for 10 years after the working relationship has ceased.
QQFS may update this Policy from time to time, without notice. All changes shall be effective from the date indicated on the updated policy, unless otherwise provided in the notification.
Representatives' rights under applicable law include access to the personal data we process, the right to have such personal data corrected or erased in certain circumstances, the right to object to certain data processing activities, and, in some situations, the right to transmit your personal data to a third party. To exercise these rights, Representatives should make a written request to our Data Protection Officer using our contact details set out below. Should you feel we have not dealt with your query correctly, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority (datainspektionen.se).
If you have any comments or inquiries about this Policy, requests to update personal data, requests to exercise Representatives' rights or any other matters relating to Data Protection, please contact our Data Protection Officer by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.