If you subscribe to the “Newsletter,” if you participate in activities on this Web site that require registration or in order for QA to fulfill transactions or provide service to you as a customer, we may require you to provide specific personal information to us on a voluntary basis. Common items may include, but are not limited to, your name, e-mail address, postal/zip code and country.
The personal information obtained through the Web site will only be used to communicate with you if you choose to subscribe to the “Newsletter,” if you participate in activities on the Web site that require registration or in order for QA to fulfill transactions or provide service to you as a customer. No personal information received shall be transmitted, posted, published, provided or sold to third parties without the express and informed consent of the users.
QA may use third-party providers to facilitate the delivery of the services described above, and these third-party providers may be supplied with or have access to personal information for the sole purpose of providing these services to you on behalf of QA.
Credit card transactions are handled directly by PayPal, which will verify the credit card numbers and process the transactions. No credit card information is saved on QA’s or any other third-party provider’s server.
QA may disclose personal information in special legal circumstances. For instance, such information may be used where it is necessary to protect our copyright or intellectual property rights, or if the law requires us to do so.
OTHER WEB SITES
Links to other Web sites are displayed on the Web site. QA is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party Web sites.
Cookies are bits of information that are sent to your computer when you visit a Web site. These bits are housed temporarily or permanently on your hard disk and track your visit of a Web site. The stored information might contain the date and time of your visit, answers to an online questionnaire, personal information collected by the server and the like. Cookies increase the Web’s usefulness by saving information about your preferences on a specific site.
QA uses anonymous cookies to gauge traffic on the Web site by means of measurement tools. Each visitor who accesses the Web site is temporarily assigned (for approximately six hours) a unique cookie that is used to determine the number of repeat visits following the initial visit.
This non-identifying information is useful to marketing departments to show advertisers how many people have visited the Web site and for how long. This enables advertisers to measure the effectiveness or likely impact of the ads they run on the site. The information is also used to set advertising rates. Advertisers buy ad space on the Web site based on this information, but they cannot use it to identify you personally.