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QÜENTALES PRIVACY POLICY

Welcome to the Qüentales platform. We are so excited to bring back reading and creativity in a digital, multilingual, artistic, affordable, and collaborative environment for all. Because we respect privacy, we created this Privacy Policy, to protect you, our artists, our writers, our company, yourself, and your own kids as well. By accessing or using Qüentales website, or any of its virtual platforms, you are giving us permission to collect and use your information as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

  1. DATA WE COLLECT

We may collect the following data from you:

  • Information submitted by you when you register, such as your date of birth, email address, and password.

  • If you are registering a minor, we will collect your child’s age and a name for your child’s profile.

  • Information when you purchase a membership such as your payment information, mailing address, and telephone number. We collect data necessary to process your payment if you subscribe to our platform (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument. All payment data is stored by a secure third-party payment gateway.

  • Information that you voluntarily provide on our website or on any of our virtual platforms or blogs.

  • We may automatically collect device information (such as your mobile device ID, model and manufacturer), operating system, version information and IP address.

  1. HOW DO WE COLLECT DATA ANALYSIS

  • We use cookies to collect data such as browser type, time spent on our platform, pages visited, language preferences, books you prefer and other traffic data. Cookies are pieces of information stored directly on the computer that you are using. We need this information to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, and/or to personalize your experience while using Qüentales; it helps us make changes as needed. We may also use cookies or other technologies to track responses to our online advertisements on other sites on our platform.

  • If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to automatically decline cookies or be given the choice of declining or accepting the transfer to your computer of a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular site. You may also wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html. If, however, you do not accept cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of Qüentales. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer, and you may need to log in every time you visit.

  • We use pixel tags (also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) in connection with some technologies to, among other things, to track the actions of users on the platform(including email recipients), measure the success of our marketing campaigns and compiled statistics about usage and response rates.

  • We will collect any information that you directly provide to us when you submit manuscripts by post, email or via our website; and/or when we negotiate and/or enter on a contract with a user, vendor, or others for us to work and publish a new production.

  • We may collect data through your browser or device. Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Macintosh), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, Internet browser type and version and the name and version of the Services you are using. We use this information to help ensure that Qüentales is working properly.

  • An IP address may be identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever a user accesses Qüentales, along with the time of the visit and the pages that were visited. We may also derive your approximate location from your IP address. Your IP address is a number that is automatically transferred to the computer that you are using by your Internet Service Provider. Collecting IP addresses is standard practices and is done automatically by many websites and virtual platforms. Qüentales use IP addresses for targets such as to determine usage levels, administering the web indeed, and diagnose server problems.

  • Gathered information does not identify you or any other user of our platform (for example, we may gather information to assess the percentage of our users who are connecting from same location due to their particular telephone area code).

  1. HOW WE SHARE DATA

Your data may be disclosed as follows:

  • To our partners for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

  • To our service providers who provide services such as data analysis, platform hosting, payment processing, implementation, customer service, email delivery, data technology, and related infrastructure provision and appraising.

  • To a third party in the event of any restructuring, assignment, transfer, fusion, sale, joint venture, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets, or stock (including in bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

  • As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy other businesses or services. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets but remains subject to the promises made in any pre-existing Privacy Notice (unless, of course, the customer consents otherwise).

  • As needed, to enforce our terms and conditions; to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain, we may share aggregated data openly to demonstrate growth of Qüentales platform.

  1. HOW AND WHY WE USE DATA

  • To grant you access to Qüentales.

  • To provide you with the best service and answer promptly to your requests.

  • To send you updates about our news, new books, new interviews, opportunities be part of our team, and more.

  • To inform you about new memberships, offers, updates, and feature.

  • To connect with you purchases.

  • To scrutinize and avoid activities that may violate our policies or be illegal.

  • To improve our platform and keep leading our goal, read, create, write, participate, and learn.



  1. MINOR’S PRIVACY

Qüentales never collects, shares, or stores minor data. The only information we collect, store and use to provide the services is the personal information of the account creator, who must be above the age of 18. Individuals below the age of 18 (“minors”) shall not be allowed to create a Qüentales account without the express permission of a legal guardian or parent. All full names, email addresses, and credit card billing information must be from a parent or guardian. We encourage parents to take an active role in their children’s activities and interests on their devices. When registering your child with Qüentales, we may ask general questions including your child’s age, interests, and gender. This information is used to customize content to your child’s age and interests. We do not use or disclose this information for any other purposes except to provide you with quality service. Any data that is shared is done so on an anonymous, aggregate basis among all users or is related to communicating reading behavior patterns to publishers.

  1. CLARITY ON OUR PROCEDURES

We understand and respect your privacy concerns at Qüentales. Accordingly, we provide you with the ability to make certain choices related to our collection, use, and sharing of your information. These choices may include:

  • You may edit or delete information in your user account.

  • You must accept advertisement and promotions while using a Qüentales free account.

  • You may make choices regarding subscriptions, updates, and product alerts.

  • You may tell us if you want to receive offers and promotions from us and/or third parties.

  1. ABOUT CONTENT

Because the content of our platform is provided to us from around the world with a multicultural approach, emphasizing inclusiveness regardless of age, gender, beliefs, or origin; such content may include material that might be against your opinion or beliefs, and readers may consider a story offensive, disturbing, racist, sexist, bizarre, misleading, fraudulent, or otherwise objectionable. Please acknowledge that an author writes from his/her own perspective and Qüentales is only a display platform.

Our library does not endorse or sponsor any content in particular, nor does it guarantee or warrant as a membership holder. Users agree to be solely responsible by all laws and regulations that may be applicable for the use of the content. Qüentales has classified stories on several categories for a minimum chance of misleading.

When an author provides a story and it is accepted by our platform, it is provided to you on an “as-is” and “as-available” basis. Readers agree that the use of this platform is at your sole decision. Readers also agree that if you allow your minor to subscribe, you must guide the child and supervise this minor while using the platform.

You understand that access to this virtual platform will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free, or that defects, if any, will be corrected. We make no warranty of any kind, either express or implied.

  1. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We suggest that you refer to the Privacy Policy on a constant basis so that you comprehend our current privacy practices. Qüentales reserves the right to change or modify this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting a revised Privacy Policy on our platform. As an ongoing user of Qüentales, you will be subject to the terms of the last updated Privacy Policy.

  1. ABOUT YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of personal information, the right to restrict processing of your personal information, and the right to object to processing of your personal information. You have the right to object to your personal information being processed. You have the right to object to us sending you direct marketing and profiling you for the purposes of direct marketing. You can contact us by email [email protected] in relation to any of the rights described in this paragraph, or if you have any questions regarding this privacy policy. 

  1. ERRATAS

If you would like to contact us with questions or feedback, simply because you would like to collaborate with a list of errors or corrections, please email us to [email protected] 



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