Privacy policy

This privacy policy relates to the collection and use of information provided to NQSA through the NQSA website (the “Website”). It may be updated from time to time and any change will be posted on the Website homepage. 

This privacy policy is governed by the Terms of Use accessible here.

1. Information collected 

When you visit the Website, we may ask you to provide personal information such as your first and last name, your company and your Email address.

Data is collected and processed in a licit and professional manner. 
The personal information collected by the Website is information you provide voluntarily either by filling in forms on the Website, such as [when you register for information], or by submitting a question or a comment by e-mail, or by downloading information on the Website.

In addition, the Website automatically collects and stores information such as:

  • the Internet domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you access our Website;
  • the type of Internet browser and the operating system of the computer you use to access the Website; 
  • the date and time you access the Website; 
  • the pages you visit on the Website; 
  • the address of the website or search website you used to link to the Website.

2. Purpose of collecting information

The purpose of collecting your personal information is to allow NQSA to record the applicant in order to know who is interested by our quality standard NSQ100.

3. Cookies

For statistical purposes, and in order to improve the quality of the services provided by NQSA through the Website, we may use cookies to collect and store information. Cookies allow a site to store information on your computer. It is always possible to decline cookies through the setting on your browser. However, should you choose to decline cookies, you may be prevented from accessing some pages on the Website. 

4. Security 

We make our best efforts to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information. Only employees who need to know the personal information to perform a specific work related to the services provided by NQSA, to NQSA or the Website are granted access to your information. They are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices.

We will inform you if we are aware of any unauthorized access to your personal information. However, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be fully secure. Therefore, despite our efforts to protect your personal information, NQSA cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the Website. 

5. Right to access, modify, delete personal data

The Website is registered in accordance with the french law n° 78-17 of 6 January 1978, as amended by the law of 6 August 2004 relating to Data Processing, Data Files and Individual Liberties (Loi Informatique et Libertés).

The French law gives you the rights to access to all the personal information you have provided to us via the Website, and to obtain the modification or the deletion of such information. You may exercise these rights upon simple request to: 

Emmanuel Gabin: contact(at)nqsa(dot)org

Data will be modified two months after simple request is received by [same contact details as above] in accordance with the French decree n° 2007- 451 of 25 march 2007.

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