1. Personal Information Collection
When you sign up for a Quantified Reading account at the Quantified Reading web site, we receive and store information from you:
Information you provide to us. This includes your name, your email address, phone number (in case you subscribe via a partner that requires it) and optionally you may provide information like your gender and your age (which is only required if you want to read certain types of content).
Information we obtain automatically. We obtain information from you and the use of our service, through your interactions with the Quantified Reading Services, as well as information related to your computer or device used to access the Quantified Reading Services. This information includes
Your activity, like which books you open, the ones you include in your bookshelves, the books you marked as “love” or “liked”, etc.
Details related to your interaction with the service, like the date and time you registered, the date and time you subscribed, etc.
Details related to your interactions with our support service, like the date and time you started the communication, the email address you used, and the transcription of the conversations maintained.
Information about the devices used to access the Quantified Reading Services, like the device type (iPhone, Android, etc.), device version, Operating System used (iOS, Android, Windows, …), browser type and version, default language configured, or IP address.
Information obtained by using cookies. Please consult the Cookies Policy for more information.
If you use the Social capabilities in Quantified Reading (as defined in the Quantified Reading Terms and Conditions of Use), we will receive and store the username of the social network you are using with the Quantified Reading social capabilities.
We will use your personal information
to communicate with you regarding your account or other customer service issues;
to properly provide you with the products that you have purchased or subscribed for;
to expose and display customized advertisement and other content;
to serve personalized versions of Quantified Reading, the Quantified Reading Service and the Quantified Reading Website;
to improve our current offering and/or develop new products and services;
to ensure proper technical and user experience functioning of our products and services; and
to protect the copyright-protected content of the Quantified Reading Service (e.g. by limiting access to the Quantified Reading Service content to those users with a Quantified Reading account, or by only allowing you to read those books that are available in the region you are connecting from, in order to agree with the contracts we have with our Publisher and Author Partners).
If you use the Social capabilities of Quantified Reading, you might share your Facebook user name and your Facebook profile picture to other Quantified Reading users (e.g. if you publicly share books you like); if you tweet a passage of a book by using the Social capabilities of Quantified Reading, your Twitter account will be visible to everyone that follows you in Twitter, or to anyone that might find your tweet. In the same way, by activating Quantified Reading social reading capabilities through another social network; to share book passages, references, notes or comments, the account name of the social network used, can be visible to other Quantified Reading users. If you do not wish for such use of your personal data to take place, you should not use the Quantified Reading Social capabilities.
2. Personal Information Sharing
Unless you give us your explicit approval in advance we will only share your personal information, including Quantified Reading affiliates (being other companies controlled by or under common control with us) when necessary to:
Provide you with the products or services that you have purchased or requested.
Enforce the terms and conditions of the Quantified Reading Terms and Conditions of Use
Comply with laws and regulations or respond to litigation.
Allow advertising audits and analysis measuring the size and composition of the group of users that have listened to and/or viewed an advertisement or other promotional information.
Allow us to share usage information to our third party recommendation and search engines so they can provide personalized recommendations and/or searches based on your previous content accessed, the votes you assigned to content, public comments realized, or other information that might allow our partners to provide a better service to you. However, we will not share information that might identify you personally, and will not permit the third party to use the information we provide for any other purpose as to the one defined above.
Allow us to share aggregated statistics about use of Quantified Reading and the Quantified Reading Service with our business partners. We will not, however, share personally identifying information with these partners or any third parties, except under the narrow circumstances described above.
3. Transfer of personal information to other countries
We take a number of steps to keep your personal information secure from unauthorized access. For example, we ask you to use a unique and strong password and not to share this information with anyone. In addition, we use encrypted transmissions to limit access to the systems that store your personal information. Further, we respect and comply with EU legislation on data protection.
5. Access to and correction of personal information
You can request access to your personal information and update or redact what we know about you that is incorrect or outdated.
You can perform some of these actions yourself by visiting the “Settings” menu on the Quantified Reading web site (you can also update some options from the native apps, but we recommend going to the web site). There you can update your name, email, gender, age, etc., as well as the different communication options we provide, and that you can select/unselect whenever you want.
If you have an additional request not provided in the web site, you reach us via firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to your request upon verification of your identity within a reasonable period of time, and to the maximum extent practical. Please bear in mind we can reject requests that are unreasonable or that are not required by law, including those that can be deemed as impractical, that require a disproportionate technical effort or that can potentially be fraudulent, or cause fraud.
We will need to store some of your information due to legal, financial or security reasons.
We may also store information about you using cookies (files which are sent by us to your computer or other access device) that we can access when you visit the Quantified Reading Websites in future. We do this to help improve the user experience of the website.
If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.
Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.
Please check our Cookies Policy for more information.
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