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This privacy policy sets out how QIC Europe (QEL) uses and protects any information that might you give QEL when you use or interact with this website.

QEL is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we at any point ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. 

However please note that we do not currently collect identifiable personal information.

QEL may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 27th July 2012.

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Controlling your personal information

In general, you may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information.

We do NOT collect, and we would NOT sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties and would not unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We do NOT collect, and we would NOT use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties.

If you believe that any information, we might be holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

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Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

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How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

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What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service and information. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

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What we collect

We do NOT currently collect any of the following information as a result of your use of the website:

  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

We DO currently use Google Analytics technology to collect non-person-specific statistical information about use of this website. Google Analytics tracking (and most web tracking software) uses cookies in order to provide meaningful reports about websites visitors. However, Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal data about visitors to websites.