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Quant privacy policy

Last updated: 2018-03-13

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand how and for what purposes Quant processes your Personal Data.

Introduction

This Privacy Policy describes Quant AB, and other entities within the Quant Group (“Quant”, “us” or “our”), processing of your Personal Data. Personal Data is any and all information that can, directly or indirectly, be used to identify a natural person (“Personal Data”).

This Privacy Policy applies to all our processing of Personal Data related to contact inquires, job applications, cookies, direct marketing and your use of our website (“Services”).

Your integrity is of utmost importance to us and Quant only processes Personal Data in accordance with your preferences, any agreement you may have entered into with us, this Privacy Policy and applicable law.

Please note that you may not be able to fully utilise our Services without disclosing Personal Data to us.

If you disclose Personal Data to us about others, you are responsible for ensuring that these persons have given their consent to our processing of their Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and any additional terms applicable to the specific processing in question.

Who is responsible for the processing of personal data?

Quant AB, Company Reg. No. 556975-5654, St. Göransgatan 66, 112 33 Stockholm, Sweden is the controller of most of the processing of your Personal Data in connection with the provision of the Services.

Entities within the Quant Group, or third parties such as Quant’s partners, may be processors or joint controllers of your Personal Data with regards to your use of some of the Services. We may also be required to transfer certain Personal Data to public authorities, in which case they will be controllers of the Personal Data transferred. Entities within the Quant Group, or third parties such as Quant’s partners, may be processors or joint controllers of your Personal Data with regards to your use of some of the Services. We may also be required to transfer certain Personal Data to public authorities, in which case they will be controllers of the Personal Data transferred.

What personal data is collected and how is it used?

Quant may collect Personal Data directly from you when you use the Services (e.g. use our website). Quant may also receive Personal Data from companies within the Quant Group or partners from time to time.

Depending on what Services you use, the Personal Data collected, the means of collection and the purpose of the processing, may vary. Quant may process your Personal Data for the purposes set out below as well as purposes described to you in connection with the specific Services you use:

Contact inquiries

If you contact one of our offices via e-mail, telephone, SMS or via one of our other communication channels, we may process the Personal Data you provide us with (e.g. name, telephone number, address and e-mail address) in order to help and assist you further.

Job applications

Quant may, if you send in a job application (spontaneously or to apply for a specific position) via our website, or one of our other communication channels, process your Personal Data for such purpose. The Personal Data processed within the recruitment process may include:

  • Your name, address, email address and telephone number.
  • Your CV, résumé, cover letter, previous and/or relevant work or other experience, transcripts, education, or other information you voluntarily provide to us in the job application.
  • Details of the type of employment you are looking for, area or preferable country or other job preferences.
  • Gender, information about citizenship and/or nationality.
  • Your qualifications, skills, and interests for Quants career opportunities.
  • Reference checks and/or background checks (where applicable) if you are offered a job.
  • Reports and other Personal Data needed in order to comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes, or enforceable governmental requests.
  • We advise you not to provide us with any sensitive Personal Data, such as medical or health information and/or your racial or ethnic origin.

If you are offered and accept employment, the information collected during the recruitment process will become part of your employment record.

If you are not offered a job at Quant, we may save the information we collect from you in the recruitment process for up to 6 months.

Spontaneous job applications will, unless a recruitment process is initiated, be saved for up to 12 months from the date you send your application to us.

Statistics and analysis

Quant may anonymise the Personal Data collected from you in connection with the Services, to use in aggregated form as a basis for improvements, statistics and analysis.

Direct marketing

We may, with your consent, transfer your Personal Data to third party marketing companies (e.g. Facebook, Google, Instagram) to show you relevant and personalised advertisements, measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign or to record traffic flow and ad clicks.

Personal Data collected automatically via cookies

We use cookies on our website to improve your experience when using our website and to enhance the security. Personal Data that we collect through cookies (e.g. your IP-address) may be anonymised and used in aggregated form as a basis for improvements, statistics and analysis.

For further information about what cookies Quant uses, what data we collect through cookies, your rights and other information please read our Cookie Policy.

  • For more information about when we delete your Personal Data, see Section “When are personal data deleted” below.

Where is the personal data processed?

Quant will process your Personal Data both within and outside the EU/EEA.

Quant may transfer to, or process your Personal Data in, third party countries outside the EU/EEA in order for us to provide you the Services. We will ensure that such companies have an adequate level of security with respect to the processing of Personal Data. Such companies outside the EU/EEA will be legally bound to apply an adequate level of security with respect to the processing of your Personal Data by means of the EU-US Privacy Shield, Binding Corporate Rules or the EU Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses.

Notwithstanding the previous paragraph; Quant may transfer or disclose your Personal Data to (i) public authorities outside the EU/EEA if required by law or relevant authorities, or (ii) partners to which you have agreed to disclose your Personal Data.

If Quant sells, re-organises or otherwise transfers all or part of Quant’s business, your Personal Data may be transferred together with the business.

Who can access the personal data?

Your Personal Data may be processed by relevant authorities as well as entities within the Quant Group and by Quant’s sub-contractors and partners in order to provide you with the Services. Personal Data will only be processed in accordance with this Privacy Policy, for purposes you have agreed to, or purposes that are otherwise legitimate or required under applicable law (e.g. to fulfil an agreement between you and us).

Quant’s sub-contractors and partners may process your Personal Data on behalf of us if and to the extent it is necessary for providing the agreed Services to you.

When are personal data deleted?

Quant will process your Personal Data for as long as it is necessary to provide Services to you or until you contact us to have your Personal Data deleted. Please note that Quant, as stated below, has the right or may be obliged to undertake certain processing activities without your consent.

We may prolong the processing of your Personal Data under certain circumstances and on a case by case basis if we are so required by law or relevant authorities, or if we have a legitimate interest to do so and is so allowed by applicable law e.g. to defend our interest should we have a dispute with you.

You have the right to request from Quant rectification of, access to or erasure of your Personal Data. At your request Quant will, free of charge, rectify or delete any incorrect, incomplete or irrelevant Personal Data.

You may also, at any time and for any reason, revoke your consent to the processing of your Personal Data, after which your Personal Data will be deleted or made anonymous without undue delay. Furthermore, you have the right to request that Quant restricts the processing of your Personal Data, or object to Quant’s processing of your Personal Data.

You also have the right to data portability of your Personal Data.

Please be aware that, depending on your requests, you may thereafter not be able to fully use our Services.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, Quant may have the legal right or obligation to store or otherwise process your Personal Data without your consent.

You have the right to request to receive information annually about what Personal Data relating to you, Quant processes. Such request shall be made to Quant in writing through any of the means set forth in the “Contact us” section.

Instead of deleting your Personal Data we may anonymise it.

If you have concerns relating to Quant’s processing of your Personal Data, you are welcome to contact us through any of the means set forth in the “Contact us” section below. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority within the EU/EEA.

Security

Quant strives to maintain a high level of protection of your Personal Data and privacy by taking appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your Personal Data against unauthorised access, loss, alteration or other unauthorised processing. Quant continuously improves its security measures to meet the development of technology.

Our systems use encryption of data in transit to prevent unauthorised access and other unauthorised processing.

Quant will enter into necessary data processing agreement with third parties that processes your Personal Data on behalf of Quant, in order to ensure an adequate level of security for your Personal Data.

Miscellaneous

Quant reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or other requests, please contact us at integrity@quantservice.com.