Privacy policy


Scope of this privacy policy 
1. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Quiesta and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites. 
Data collected 
2. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you: 
a. Name 
b. Date of Birth; 
c. Gender; 
d. Contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers; 
e. IP address (automatically collected); 
f. Web browser type and version (automatically collected); 
g. Operating system (automatically collected); 
h. A list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site you exit to (automatically collected); 
i. in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy. 
Our use of Data 
3. For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Quiesta is the "data controller". 
4. We will retain any Data you submit for 12 months. 
5. Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This includes our affiliates and / or other companies within our group. 
6. All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security see the clause below (Security). 
7. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons: 
a. internal record keeping; 
b. improvement of our products / services; 
c. transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you; 
in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy. 
Third party websites and services 
8. Quiesta may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website. The providers of such services do not have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website. 
Links to other websites 
9. This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them. 
Changes of business ownership and control 
10. Quiesta may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Quiesta. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us. 
11. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it. 
12. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected. 
Controlling use of your Data 
13. Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following: 
14. use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and 
15. sharing Data with third parties. 
Functionality of the Website 
16. To use all features and functions available on the Website, you may be required to submit certain Data. 
17. You may restrict your internet browser's use of Cookies. For more information see the clause below (Cookies). 
Accessing your own Data 
18. Data security is of great importance to Quiesta to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website. 
19. If password access is required for certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. 
20. We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Website. 
Cookies 
21. This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Quiesta has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times. 
22. All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law. 
23. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Quiesta to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended. 
24. This Website may place the following Cookies: 
25. Type of Cookie Purpose Strictly necessary cookiesThese are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services. 
26. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser. 
27. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings. 
28. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings. 
General 
29. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected. 
30. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected. 
31. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy. 
32. This privacy policy is governed by and interpreted according to English law. All disputes arising under this privacy policy are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. 
Changes to this privacy policy 
33. Quiesta reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.