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Privacy Policy

QUALCO S.A. (hereinafter referred to as "Qualco") operates the www.qualco.eu website, which provides the Service. Qualco is committed to protecting the privacy of the persons visiting this site ("the Users"), its customers and contacts, and has as its primary concern to protect the confidentiality of those information, which communicated to Qualco through this site. This commitment includes the protection of personal data and information ("Personal Data") that may be collected through this site or through customer communication with Qualco (e.g. when the user completes a contact form). Qualco always complies with the applicable privacy and data protection laws and, in particular, with the provisions of General Regulation on Data Protection of the EU 2016/679 as amended.

If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that we collect are used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which is accessible at www.qualco.eu , unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

Information for Site Users

For a better experience while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your first name, last name, email, phone number, and postal address. The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you. We only collect any Personal Data voluntarily communicated to us by the Users of this site so that we are able to provide information about our services. If you do not agree to the use of your Personal Data as provided in this Privacy Policy, please do not use this site and disclose to us your Personal Data.

Collection of information

We may collect information from you regarding your use of this web site. We only collect Personal Data if you choose to share with us. No registration is required for the use of this site. You can share with us your information if you choose to fill out forms that generally include items such as name, title, company / seat, email and telephone / fax numbers provided after filling in the information request screens. Information request screens allow users to ask questions or inquire about Qualco's services, or even submit queries and reviews, quotes, or queries about Qualco's services.

Log Data

Furthermore, we want to inform you that whenever you visit our Service, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other information using cookies and web beacons.

IP Address is a number that identifies your computer or other similar device every time you connect to the Internet, allowing computers and servers to be identified and communicating with each other on the network. Qualco can collect technical information, including the IP address used to connect your computer to the Internet, login information, data such as browser type and version, time zone settings, plug-ins types and versions navigation, operating system, and platform to gather non-personal data for analysis and trending.

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive and allow the site to remember who you are. Our website uses these “cookies” to collect information for analytics purposes and to improve the user experience. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. By accepting the cookies we will be able to provide you pre-filled submission forms and personalised content, tailored specifically to your needs. If you choose to refuse our cookies you may experience an inferior user experience. 

Web beacons are small image files on a Web site that can be used, for example, to count users who visit a page or to collect other relevant site statistics. Turning off browser cookies also disables unique information related to web beacons.

Use of Collecting Information

By submitting information to our site, you also agree to the use of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. No Personal Data collected shall be used for any other purpose except as expressly authorized by you or as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service

  • To provide the Service on our behalf

  • To perform Service-related services 

  • To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used

We want to inform our Service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

Security

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Qualco is committed to protecting the Personal Data provided by Users in accordance with the provisions of General Regulation on Data Protection of the EU 2016/679, as amended and in force, and to take the necessary security measures to enhance the protection of such data against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, unauthorized disclosure or transmission, alteration, alteration or destruction.

Users may exercise their access and objection rights in accordance with General Regulation on Data Protection of the EU 2016/679 by sending an application regarding a specific request and / or action to our Company by email to the Data Protection Officer, Aithrio Centre, A37 40, Agiou Konstantinou St. 151 24 Maroussi, Greece, email: dpo@qualco.gr 

This application should state the contact details of the applicant and be accompanied by all the supporting documents specified in the Data Protection Authority's Decisions. Qualco will respond in writing to the requests submitted within the statutory time limit.

Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Qualco fully understands the importance of the protection of children’s privacy. This Website is not addressing and is not intentionally designed to address children and has no intention of knowingly collecting and maintaining personal data of children.

Representations

USERS HEREBY AGREE THAT THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS MADE ENTIRELY AT THEIR OWN RISK. UNLESS OTHERWISE AGREED IN WRITING BETWEEN QUALCO AND THE USERS, AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, QUALCO PROVIDES THE SERVICES OF THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT “AS IS” FOR PERSONAL USE WITH NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED OR OTHER REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY REGARDING THIS WEBSITE OR ITS USE. INDICATIVELY AND NOT EXHAUSTIVELY QUALCO DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR ABSENCE OF HIDDEN OR OTHER DEFECTS, ACCURACY, OR ABSENCE OF MISTAKES, RECOGNIZABLE OR NOT.

Limitation of Liability

QUALCO SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR: (A) MISTAKES, INACCURACIES, (B) ANY DAMAGE (MATERIAL OR MORAL) WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, (C) ANY INABILITY TO USE, DISRUPTION, UNSATISFACTORY PROVISION OF SERVICES OF THIS WEBSITE, (D) VIRUSES, TROJANS HORSES THAT MAY BE TRANSMITTED VIA THE WEBSITE OR BY ANY THIRD PARTY USING THE WEBSITE, AND (E) ANY MALFUNCTION DUE TO ACT OR OMISSION ARISING FROM THE CONTENT OF THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY DAMAGE WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE.

NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED IN THE APPLICABLE LAW, QUALCO IN NO EVENT WHATSOEVER SHALL BE HELD LIABLE TOWARDS THE USERS FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF QUALCO IS FULLY AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THE AFOREMENTIONED DAMAGES. THE USERS EXPLICITLY ACCEPT THAT QUALCO SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE CONTENT OR ANY ILLEGAL OR OFFENSIVE BEHAVIOR ON BEHALF OF ANY USER OR THIRD PARTY AND FULLY ACCEPT THE RISK OF ANY OFFENCE OR DAMAGE DUE TO THE AFOREMENTIONED CAUSES.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy, as amended from time to time, shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Greece, EU law and relevant international treaties. If any provision of this Privacy Policy shall be judged illegal, it shall ipso jure cease to exist, but all other provisions of this Privacy Policy shall continue in full force and effect.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or if you wish to modify previously collected information, you can contact us at the following e-mail address marketing@qualco.eu

Only access to and use of this site constitutes a complete and unconditional acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy. It is hereby declared that Users have read carefully, understand and accept the terms of this Privacy Policy, as well as the observance of the applicable Greek Law and European legislation.

Last Update: February 2019