Your privacy is important to Qualus Power Services Corporation and its affiliates (collectively “QPS”). QPS is committed to protecting your privacy when you provide Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) on one of our websites. Our privacy statement shall explain our personal information policy which includes the types of PII we may collect from you, why we may collect your PII, the circumstances in which we may disclose your PII to third parties, the measures we take to secure the confidentiality of your PII, and how you can contact us to address your privacy concerns including the exercise of your rights.
Collection and use of your PII
PII is any information that can be used to identify an individual. The PII we may collect from you includes but is not limited to, name, email, address, phone number, age, occupation, login information, marketing preferences, national identity cards, social security numbers and drivers licenses where required by law, and any other information that can be used to identify you.
We may collect PII from you when you visit one of QPS’ websites to browse, or interact with us, both on and offline. As a part of our obligation to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, we may indirectly collect PII from you by monitoring our email and other network traffic. There are times when third parties who market for us may collect PII as part of providing information.
The use of your PII that has been collected may be used in one of the following ways: employment applications, contacting you by phone, email, fax of mail, marketing communications, financial transactions and fulfilling our legal and regulatory compliance.
The PII information collected by QPS is done so in a lawful manner and has been gathered with your consent in using our websites. You have rights as a consumer and QPS will do everything within our ability to safeguard your PII by following all local, Federal, and regulatory laws required.
If you choose not to provide QPS with your PII, we will not be able to contact you regarding employment opportunities or offer our services to you through marketing communications. If you choose to provide your PII and later decide not to receive further communication from QPS, you have the option to opt-out of receiving further communication at any time.
Sharing of your PII
We may share your PII with our affiliates, subsidiaries and third parties regarding our business operations and how we can improve upon our services and methods of communication. We may also share your information for additional legitimate reasons permitted by law including but not limited to, sending marketing materials.
Some of the reasons we may share your PII is for data processing and storage purposes, in response to requests from the legal authorities, government authorities, or any other third party necessary to comply with legal process’ or national security, to facilitate business transactions, and any additional purposes we receive your consent to share your PII for.
Your PII will be retained if the information is necessary to fulfill the intention for which it was collected and processed, or if necessary, to comply with our legal obligations and business requirements.
Security of PII
QPS is committed to protect all PII from unauthorized access and use. In order to protect PII, we maintain appropriate technical, physical and administrative safeguards. Accessing your PII is restricted to QPS employees who need to know that information to provide our services to you. Our employees receive training to maintain the confidentiality, privacy and security of your personal information.
Transfers of PII to and/or from the EU and the US and/or other countries
QPS may transfer PII to its affiliates and subsidiaries and to our third-party service providers. PII may be transferred, processed and/or stored in a country other than the one in which the PII is collected. When transferring PII information to the US or other countries, we have implemented procedures to ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place to protect the PII regardless of where it is being transferred.