QEMIT.COM PRIVACY POLICY
UPDATED NOVEMBER 15, 2009

Policy Overview

 

This Privacy Policy pertains to the use of the “QEMIT.COM” web site at http://www.qemit.com.  Except as provided in this statement, Qemit.com will not disclose, sell or rent any personally identifiable information without the user’s proper consent.  The Qemit.com user is given final word on whether or not to share such information with Qemit.com.  Please use discretion, because Qemit.com cannot be held accountable for the use, collection or distribution of personal information freely provided by users with any of our tools or services.  Be aware that information provided spontaneously by the user in such ways is not under the control of Qemit.com and might be observed, collected or utilized by third-party agencies and organizations.  If you post your phone number in your profile (as an example) we cannot be held accountable for the consequences.  For questions or concerns about our information and policy practices, contact the Qemit.com Policy Manager as provided at the end of this policy.  

Information Retention

 

To preserve the integrity of website databases Qemit.com procedure is to retain information submitted by users for an indefinite length of time.  By submitting information to Qemit.com, you are consenting to store that information indefinitely.  If required by applicable federal or state law, such as the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA,) Qemit.com will scramble and/or encrypt that information to make it unrecognizable.  Qemit.com will also respond to written user requests to scramble account information.  If you wish to make such a request, which will require you to verify your identity, please contact the Qemit.com Policy Manager.

                       
Information Collection and Use

Qemit.com will only require personally identifiable information at the time of registration (which may occur during comment submission or during other activities available on Qemit.com).  This information might include email address, gender, birth date, zip or postal code and the country of residence.  This information is used to identify you as a unique user within Qemit.com and will not be shared with any other party without your consent and notification. 

Information about members that is not personally identifiable may be used anonymously for purposes of advertising, demographic collection, market research data, anonymous reporting and to better tailor our content and services to our user’s needs.  This type of information will not include any data that identifies users as an individual, such as email address, home address or telephone number.  If the user provides such information as part of an optional promotion, contest, survey or similar program they are subject to the separate privacy rules and expectations of each individual program.

In addition to on-site advertising, Qemit.com may advertise products, companies and events that we think might interest you through the email address you provide if you choose to receive such solicitations.  The user is always able to ask Qemit.com not to contact them with such information again.  Users will not be included in promotions, contests, submission opportunities, solicitations or other programs unless they opt-in.  If you receive unsolicited email from a Qemit.com domain, please contact our Policy Manager.

Please note that Qemit.com may be required to share information in order to investigate, prevent or enforce suspected or confirmed illegal activities, including without limitation: fraud, threat or potential threat to the physical safety of any person, violation of our Terms of Service and/or User Agreement or as otherwise permitted or required by law.  Qemit.com may also be required to disclose such information in order to comply with subpoenas, warrants, court orders or legal process or to establish or exercise our  legal rights or defend against legal claims.

Cookies and Tracking

 

Cookies are pieces of data stored by your web browser containing information related to your usage of Qemit.com.  They are most often used to quickly and easily connect you with your Qemit.com account information and do not contain personally identifiable information.  They may also be used to estimate our audience size for advertisers, to track the number of entries in Qemit.com promotions, sweepstakes and contests, to identify the areas of the site you visit, to hold session information and to track your user preferences.

In addition, Qemit.com allows third-party advertisers on our site to place or recognize cookies on your browser.  Such cookies are subject to that organization’s Privacy Policy and are not covered by our Privacy Policy.  For privacy information related to this usage consult the website and privacy policies of the advertiser in question.

Using browser settings you can accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or request to be notified when a website attempts to place a cookie.  Please be aware that automatically rejecting all cookies may compromise the ease and convenience of your Qemit.com experience.

IP Addresses

 

Your web browser automatically reports your current IP address each time you access a web page.  Your IP address may be stored in our database when you register.  Qemit.com may use your IP address to quickly address tech and usage concerns reported by our members, to tailor our advertising to specific geographic areas, to estimate the number of visitors from geographic areas and to uniquely identify Qemit.com visitors to aid in enforcement of our conduct policies.

Logging of User Information

 

Your browser automatically transmits information to the web sites you visit, including Qemit.com.  Such information may include referral data (what webpage sent you to Qemit.com) IP addresses and your browser version.  Qemit.com collects this information to help us improve our services and moderate the site.  All information automatically submitted by your browser is anonymous.  Qemit.com also logs the information you submit through registration, forms for optional programs, surveys and other entries, cookie data and communications transmitted through Qemit.com applications.  Only authorized Qemit.com staff members have access to your information in its entirety.  Other Qemit.com staff may have access to portions of this information as required by their duties.

 

Information Security, Editing and Deletion

Qemit.com users may change their account and profile information at any time.  When appropriate, user transmissions to Qemit.com may be encrypted to provide information security.  Please note that while users may delete any information in their accounts, that information and the account itself may be kept intact on our servers for an indefinite period to ensure database integrity.

Notification of Changes

 

Our security and privacy policy are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary. In the event that this Privacy Policy is updated, Qemit.com will post notification on this site if there are any material changes in our privacy practices.  Users are encouraged to review the Privacy Policy periodically.

Staff Contact

 

For technical questions, problems or other issues relating to your use of Qemit.com, please visit the Help section.

Our Policy Manager will respond to all requests sent through mail or email from members and parents interested in knowing more about what personal information is stored on the Qemit.com database, or if they want their personal information nullified, or have additional questions regarding privacy.

Qemit.com. Attn: Policy Manager, 377 Broome St. Suite A., NY. NY., 10013.  Or email at: privacy@Qemit.com