Effective June 15, 2019
QST Consultations, LTD. respects the privacy of its customers, visitors, employees and users of its websites.
This policy ("Privacy Statement") is intended to inform you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of any personal information we obtain about you based upon your use of our website, products or services. If you would like to verify, modify, transfer or delete your personal data that is controlled or processed by QST you can make this request through the QST Contact page.
"Personal Information" is information about you that is personally identifiable to you such as your name, email address, online identifier (e.g. username), identification number, IP address, phone number, geographical location data, social security number, image/photo/video, physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.
Personal Information Collected through this Website
No personal information will be collected or retained by QST simply by visiting our website; however:
- If you reach out to us through our Contact Page we will follow-up with you using the contact information you provide.
- Your permission for this data usage will be requested on both the Contact page and the Investigator Database website pages. You may withdraw your permission at any time by contacting us through our QST Contact page.
- Cookies are not collected by QST through any of our website processes.
Personal Information Collect through Employment or Business Contracts
We may receive Personal Information about you through the course of a visit, business or employment. We will provide you with clear information about why we need the information, how it will be used and how long we will keep it at the time the information is collected. In every cases you will have the opportunity to decline the personal information sharing request.
Sharing of your Personal Information
We will not share your Personal Information with other businesses unless:
- we feel they can better fulfill your consultation or service request
- they are an approved QST vendor whose support is necessary to fulfill the services you contracted with QST
- they are an approved QST vendor who performs support services, such as payroll
We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to:
- comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us; or
- to protect and defend the rights or property of us or users of our websites or our customers' websites.
If our company or our assets are acquired by another company, that company will possess the Personal Information collected by us and will assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Statement.
Securing your Information
We use physical, technical and organizational measures that are designed to protect personal and client information against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, or alteration; unauthorized disclosure or access; and against all other unlawful forms of processing. If you have any questions regarding the security of your information please contact the Data Protection Team via the QST Contact page.
Storage Time of your Personal Information
We will store your personal data for no longer than is necessary to achieve the purposes for which the information was collected, or as required by law. To determine the appropriate retention period, we will consider the purpose and sensitivity of the data; the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of the data; whether we can achieve those purposes through other means; and the applicable legal requirements. At the end of the retention period, we will remove your personal data from our systems and records or take appropriate steps to properly anonymize it.
Our websites are not designed for minors under the age of 18. We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about visitors who are under the age of 18. When you disclose Personal Information on the Website, you are representing to us that you are 18 years of age or older. If a person 17 years of age or younger has provided Personal Information to us, a parent or guardian should contact us at [email protected] so that we can remove such Personal Information from our active databases.
California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to or write us at: [email protected], or write QST Consultations, LTD. 11275 Edgewater Drive, Allendale, MI 49401.
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Statement please contact us through our website or at:
QST Consultations, LTD.
11275 Edgewater Drive
Allendale, MI 49401
Privacy Statement Updates
This Privacy Statement is subject to occasional revision and, if we make any changes in the way we use your Personal Information, we shall notify you by posting an updated Privacy Statement on this Web page. If you object to any such changes, you must cease using our website, products or services. Continued use of our website, products or services following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgment of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.