WHAT DATA WE COLLECT FROM YOU
We only receive email address and first name of the user, that too if provided by the user with explicit consent. We do not collect any other data other than the aforementioned ones. We collect the personal data through two means i.e. by manual and automatic means.
Manual collection includes:
- First Name
Automatic collection includes:
When you use the mobile application, we may use GPS technology (or other similar technology) to determine your current location in order to determine the city you are located within and display information with relevant data or advertisements. We will not share your current location with other users or partners. If you do not want us to use your location for the purposes set forth above, you should turn off the location services for the mobile application located in your account settings or in your mobile phone settings and/or within the mobile application.
We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website from which you entered our Website, if any, as well as the name of the website to which you're headed when you leave our website. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the Internet, your Internet Website provider name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. We use all of this information to analyze trends among our Users to help improve our Website.
Like many Website operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Website ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, and the pages of our Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
HOW WE COLLECT AND PROCESS THIS DATA
WHY WE USE THIS INFORMATION
we use your emails to send you newsletters with deals, discounts or price alerts or for contacting you (user) through Facebook messenger with similar offers. Please note that you can opt-out from receiving emails from us by simply clicking on the unsubscribe button at the footer of on any of our emails or by simply contacting us through a contact form. Please note, that users can also unsubscribe from receiving messages from our Facebook messenger by directly sending us a message on our Facebook Messenger, saying “I want to unsubscribe or I do not want to receive any messages here on Facebook Messenger”. Furthermore, users have the option to unsubscribe at any time as per their will. We will respect the decision of our users and will not send any message without their prior consent.
Monitoring of user activity
The response of users (customers) are also processed with a purpose to monitor overall engagement of the user on this site and report if something unusual happens. In most cases, spam users allocate bots to configure encrypted data from the site, to stop such activities that may harm the site of data of other users, a continuous evaluation of automatic data (such as IP Address and search history) is monitored. It helps us identify whether the user is a natural person or an unidentified spammer or fake bot.
Customizing Our Website
We may use the Personally Identifiable information you provide to us along with any computer information we receive to customize our Website. Also, we store information like (Car Insurance search - origin, destination, dates etc.) through cookies, however you reserve the right to opt-out or uncheck any cookie that you do not want to use. Please note that it may affect the results of travel fair, Car Insurance schedule etc. for you.
Sharing Information with Affiliates and Other Third Parties
We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties for marketing purposes. We may provide your Personally Identifiable Information to affiliates that provide services to us with regards to our Website (i.e. payment processors, Website hosting companies, etc.); such affiliates will only receive information necessary to provide the respective services and will be bound by confidentiality agreements limiting the use of such information. Please note this only applies on US customers, – if the consent is given with the prechecked checkbox, they’ll be getting email deals from another company. This does not apply directly on EU citizens, they can uncheck the box if they do not want us to share their information to any third-party, they reserve the right as per GDPR.
We retain the right to collect and use any Non Personal Information collected from your use of our Website and aggregate such data for internal analytics that improve our Website and Service as well as for use or resale to others. At no time is your Personally Identifiable Information included in such data aggregations. Legally Required Releases of Information We may be legally required to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information, if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you and/or other Members; and/or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of QuoteByZip, our Users, employees, and affiliates.
Legally Required Releases of Information
YOUR CONSENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF THIS POLICY
- We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
- Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
- We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
- We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
- The rights of the EU users as per General Data Protection Regulation
IMPORTANT TERMINOLOGIES AS PER GDPR
Consent – it is a freely given, specific, informed and explicit consent by statement or action signifying agreement to the processing of their personal data by a user “data subject”
Data Subject – it refers to any natural person whose personal data is processed by a data controller or data processor.
Data Controller - The entity or person that determines the purposes, conditions and means of the processing of personal data of the data subject.
Data processor – The entity/company/individual that processes data on behalf of the Data Controller.
Personal Data - Any information related to a natural person or ‘Data Subject’ that can be used to directly or indirectly identify the person.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
EU USERS RIGHTS UNDER GDPR
- The right to be informed (Individuals have the right to be informed about the collection and use of their personal data)
- The right of access (Individuals have the right to access their personal data and supplementary information)
- The right to rectification (An individual can make a request for rectification verbally or in writing)
- The right to erasure or right to be forgotten (Individuals can make a request for erasure verbally or in writing)
- The right to restrict processing(Individuals have the right to request the restriction or suppression of their personal data)
- The right to object (users can object for the; processing based on legitimate interests or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority (including profiling), direct marketing (including profiling) and processing for purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics)