Thank you for putting your trust in us. It is our commitment to protect your privacy. On this page we explain what information we collect when you use our Website, why we collect this data and how we improve your user experience. This way you understand exactly how we work.
QS solutions B.V., having its corporate seat in Amersfoort, The Netherlands (hereinafter, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, “QS solutions”), understands and respect the importance of your privacy. The purpose of this Privacy statement is to inform you of the ways in which QS solutions is processing your personal data. By ‘personal data’ we mean any personally identifiable information.
This Privacy Statement applies to all personal data of visitors of www.qssolutions.nl, www.qssolutions.com, www.qssolutions.de, www.portaltalk.com, www.cybersecurityassessmenttool.com, www.portal.selfserviceassessment.com and other online services of QS solutions (the “Website”).
Our Use of Your Personal Data
We would like to know you better, so we can serve you better. When you interact with us, we may ask you to provide us with personal data. We will only process your personal data in ways that are compatible with the purposes described in this Privacy statement. We will retain your personal data for no longer than necessary for the purposes for which the data are processed, unless otherwise required by law.
Personal Data and processing
QS solutions processes your personal data for the following purposes: Providing the requested online services e.g., a self-service assessment. To allow you to communicate with us. To allow us to communicate with you on topics you showed interest in and to answer your questions and provide requested services. Your communication and interaction with us may be retained in our systems.
QS solutions is a company based in The Netherlands and handling Your data in line with the “Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming” (AVG), the Dutch equivalent of the European GDPR. We do not ensure compliance with other privacy legislations than AVG.
Forums and chat rooms
If you choose to enter, apply to or make use of chat rooms, forums, message boards and/or newsgroups available on the Website, please remember that you may be providing personal data. Any personal data you provide in these areas is also available to other users. Please exercise caution before deciding to disclose such data.
We keep records of the activity that takes place on our Website. These records may include personal data. QS solutions uses these log files to improve our services, deliver an optimized user experience and to prevent abuse. If we detect an attack on our Website, we may use log file data to try to determine the source of the attack. We may also share the information with our trusted suppliers for the purpose of delivering a better service and/or user experience.
Email notifications and newsletters
The Website offers you the possibility to subscribe to our services, newsletters, and email notifications. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions found at the end of every email notification or newsletter. You may also contact us through email@example.com.
QS solutions may share your personal data with any group member and with any affiliate and/or subsidiary. QS solutions may also transfer your personal data to a purchasing company, as part of a transfer of ownership of one or more parts of its business. Please be aware that these companies may communicate with you about our products or special offers you may find useful.
QS solutions will not share your personal data with other third parties than carefully selected third parties that we may engage to perform services on our behalf, provided those parties agree to keep your personal data confidential and to process your personal data only on our behalf. We may also release your information when we are obliged to do so or when we in any way believe such release is appropriate to comply with the law.
For users of the website portal.selfserviceassessment.com, QS solutions may share your contact information with Microsoft to allow Microsoft to suggest appropriate next steps to help you improve your cybersecurity position and guide you in your digital transformation.
Please be aware that your personal data may be transferred outside the European Union. When your personal data is transferred to countries that do not ensure an adequate level of protection QS solutions will ask for your prior consent.
We recognize our responsibility to protect the data you entrust to us. QS solutions uses a variety of techniques and organizational measures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems that have limited access and are in controlled facilities. When we transmit information over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Transport Layer Security (TLS) or Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocols. Our employees are required to always respect your privacy. When we engage third parties to perform services on our behalf, we protect the confidentiality of your personal data through contractual arrangements.
Once you have provided personal data to QS solutions, you have a right to reasonable access, so that you can verify, update and/or modify your personal data. You may also request us to delete your personal data. You can send your personal data access request to firstname.lastname@example.org. We encourage you to keep your personal data up to date.
QS solutions is a company based in The Netherlands and handling your data in line with the “Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming” (AVG), the Dutch equivalent of the European GDPR. We do not ensure compliance with other privacy legislations than AVG.
If you would like to access any Personal Information we hold about you, or exercise any other data subject right available to you under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), please submit a request by e-mail to email@example.com.
Our privacy team will examine your request and respond to you as quickly as possible.
Please note that we may still use any aggregated and de-identified Personal Information that does not identify any individual and may also retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations and enforce our agreements.
Protecting the privacy of children is of the utmost important to us and we do our best to meet both EU and U.S. standards. Our website is not directed to younger visitors as we offer an endpoint security software tool to be used in a professional business setting. This means that generally, we do not expect to process personal data of visitors younger than 16. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that we process personal data of your child or guard, please contact us through one of the options provided at the beginning of this page.
Links to other websites
Our Website may contain links to other websites. When you use these links to connect to another website, this Privacy statement is no longer applicable. Please note that the website you enter, after having made use of such link, may apply its own privacy statements. QS solutions is not responsible for the processing of your personal data on other websites than our own Website.
You may contact us through firstname.lastname@example.org or the address listed below:
QS solutions B.V.
3821 BS Amersfoort
If you have any problem with our use of your personal data, please let us know and we will make all reasonable efforts to solve it.
Changes to this statement
We may change this Privacy statement from time to time. If we make changes, we will post the updated version on this Website and update the statement’s revision date. This version is dated November 2023. We encourage you to regularly check this Website and the Privacy statement for updates.
All rights are reserved.
History of Privacy Statement versions
|1.0||September 2022||Initial version|
|2.0||November 2023||Updated for annual review of ISO certification Added Self Service Assessment website to scope. Added Microsoft as party to share contact information with in relation to Self Service Assessment. Added reference to AVG (GDPR) under Your rights|