Quine's Privacy Notice
Quine's Privacy Notice

Quine's Privacy Notice

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Last updated on 18/08/21

Quine is a next-generation monetisation platform for the software-creator economy.

๐Ÿ“ฎ Our contact details

Address: 3rd Floor 1 Ashley Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, United Kingdom, WA14 2DT

โ“ What is this all about?

This notice applies wherever we determine the purpose and means of processing and therefore act as a Data Controller under data protection law. It covers the personal data we process when you use our services.

Our privacy notice tells you the journey of your personal data from the moment it enters our systems up until it's time for us to say "goodbye ๐Ÿ‘‹", as well as the various stops it makes along the way. We want to keep you informed on the way we process your data; this is how we do it.

๐Ÿ‘‡ The different ways we process personal data

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When you use our product
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๐Ÿ—‚๏ธ What personal data do we collect, why do we collect it, and what legal basis do we rely on?
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Personal data is anything that can identify an individual, either on its own or through combining it with other factors that could eventually identify an individual.

When you create an account on our platform, we collect your name, Github username, email address, and repositories of work (public repository metadata), in order to provide our service to you. We also use this data in order to send you work suggestions or recommendations and do an analysis of your contributions on the platform. The legal basis we rely on for this is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR - Legitimate Interests.

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๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Where do we store it?

We store this data on our internal database which is hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Dublin, Ireland. You can find out more about AWS here.

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โฒ๏ธ How long do we keep it for?

We keep the data mentioned above for the duration of your account with us and for 6 months afterwards, in line with our business needs.

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When you get in touch with us through our web page
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๐Ÿ—‚๏ธ What personal data do we collect, why do we collect it, and what legal basis do we rely on?
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Personal data is anything that can identify an individual, either on its own or through combining it with other factors that could eventually identify an individual.

When you get in touch with us through our web page, we collect your name, Github username and email address in order to provide our service to you. The legal basis we rely on for this is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR - Legitimate Interests.

If you sign up to our platform, we also use this data in order to send you work suggestions or recommendations and do an analysis of your contributions on the platform. The legal basis we rely on for this is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR - Legitimate Interests.

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๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Where do we store it?

We store this data on our internal database which is hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Dublin, Ireland. You can find out more about AWS here.

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โฒ๏ธ How long do we keep it for?

We keep the data mentioned above for the duration of your account with us and for 6 months afterwards, in line with our business needs.

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When you get in touch with us through social media
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๐Ÿ—‚๏ธ What personal data do we collect, why do we collect it, and what legal basis do we rely on?
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Personal data is anything that can identify an individual, either on its own or through combining it with other factors that could eventually identify an individual.

When you get in touch with us through social media, we collect information from the social media platform you use, such as your username, name, and/or email address, as well as your Github username in order to provide our service to you. The legal basis we rely on for this is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR - Legitimate Interests.

If you sign up to our platform, we also use this data in order to send you work suggestions or recommendations and do an analysis of your contributions on the platform. The legal basis we rely on for this is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR - Legitimate Interests.

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๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Where do we store it?

We collect your data through a questionnaire created via Typeform. You can find out more about them here. Your responses will be stored on our internal database which is hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Dublin, Ireland. You can find out more about AWS here.

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โฒ๏ธ How long do we keep it for?

We keep the data mentioned above for the duration of your account with us and for 6 months afterwards, in line with our business needs.

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When you list or sell non-fungible tokens (NFTs)
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๐Ÿ—‚๏ธ What personal data do we collect, why do we collect it, and what legal basis do we rely on?
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Personal data is anything that can identify an individual, either on its own or through combining it with other factors that could eventually identify an individual.

When you list or sell NFTs through our marketplace, we collect your blockchain public keys and transactional signatures in order to facilitate the payment of royalties on each transaction. The legal basis we rely on for this is Article 6(1)(b) of the GDPR - Contractual Obligation.

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๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Where do we store it?

We store this data on our internal database which is hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Dublin, Ireland. You can find out more about AWS here.

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โฒ๏ธ How long do we keep it for?

We keep the data mentioned above for the duration of your account with us and for 6 months afterwards, in line with our business needs.

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When you visit our website

Our website uses cookies and other similar technologies of which you should be aware.

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๐Ÿ—‚๏ธ What cookies do we collect, why do we collect them, and what legal basis do we rely on?
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Cookies are text files placed on your hard drive by a web page server when you visit a website and are saved in your browser's history. They allow the website to recognise your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer; they are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie.

When you use our website, the cookies can be stored on your device are either first party cookies, which are placed and read by us directly while you are using our website or third party cookies, which are set by other third parties we have partnered with.

Below is a list of the cookies we use and the purposes for which they are used:

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Essential cookies
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These are essential to the operation of our website and are integral to the functioning of our Website, therefore they cannot be removed.

We use cookies set by Auth0 in order to authenticate our users. You can find out more about Auth0 by visiting their Privacy notice.

When you get in touch, we also use cookies set by Intercom to be able to receive your messages. You can find out more about Intercom here.

We also use Segment as our customer data platform. Some of the data collected by Segment is being fed back into our ML algorithms, so it's essential to our product's function. You can find out more about them here.

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Non-essential cookies
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These cookies are additional to the the performance of our Website and help us improve the service we provide to you.

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Analytical cookies

These are third party cookies that enable us to monitor and analyse how visitors use our website and generate statistics based on them.

Analytical cookies can be set by Google Analytics on the landing page. Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (โ€œGoogleโ€) which uses the Data collected to track and examine the use of our Website, prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data processed: Cookies and Usage Data.

More information โ€“ Googleโ€™s Privacy notice.

You can choose not to store Non-essential cookies by adjusting your browser settings to prevent cookies from being saved on your computer. You can find information about how to manage Cookies in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses:

๐Ÿ“œ What are your rights?

Your personal data is yours and you have rights in relation to it granted by the UK GDPR, which include:

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๐Ÿ“ฎ The right to be informed

You have the right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data, the purposes for processing, retention periods for that personal data and who it will be shared with.

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๐Ÿ—๏ธ The right of access

You have the right to ask us for copies of the data we hold about you.

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๐Ÿ“ The right to rectification

You have the right to ask us to rectify the personal information you think is inaccurate or to complete information you think is incomplete.

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๐Ÿงฝ The right to erasure

You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information, in some circumstances.

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๐Ÿšซ The right to restrict processing

You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information for a duration of time, in some circumstances.

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โœˆ๏ธ The right to data portability

You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to someone else, in some circumstances.

You don't have to pay anything in order to exercise your rights. Please contact us at data.protection@quine.sh if you wish to make a request under your rights. We have a calendar month to get back to you with a response.

๐Ÿ’” How you can complain

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, please let us know by writing to us at data.protection@quine.sh.

If you are not satisfied with our response or you are unhappy with how we have used your data, you can complain to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). You can find the ICO contact details below:

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ICO Address: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, Helpline number: 0303 123 1113.

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ICO Website: https://www.ico.org.uk

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