Experian Data Quality Privacy Policy

Last updated: March 2013

Experian Data Quality is committed to respecting privacy rights in accordance with the Data Protection Act. This Privacy Policy sets out the process by which Experian Data Quality collects, uses and stores your personal information.

Collection and use of personal information

Experian Data Quality collects personally identifiable information, in a fair and lawful manner. This may take place through a number of methods including over the telephone, face-to-face communication or over a secure web interface, and include information such as name, organisation address, job title, email address and telephone number. This information will directly relate to an individual or a business. We only collect personally identifiable information that you have provided to us voluntarily.

Information is collected for the purposes of customer identification, providing products and services, dealing with enquiries and any other related administration. Your details are also added onto our central contact database and may be used for marketing purposes.

Collection and use of non-personal information and cookie usage

Non-personal information is automatically collected to establish data on how the www.qas.co.uk website is accessed and used. The collection of this non-personal information is done through the use of "cookie" technology. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual's hard drive for purposes of keeping records such as website performance and pages visited. The cookie does not contain any personal information about you or provide us with any way to contact you, and the cookie doesn't extract any information from your computer. For more information on our cookies policy, click here.

Sharing data

Experian Data Quality will not sell, give, allow access to, or otherwise distribute your information to any third party outside of the Experian Group, with whom we are legally affiliated. We may use or process the information provided by you for our business purposes only. Information may be transferred to organisations outside of the Experian group for the purposes of market research or contact validation. Non Disclosure Agreements are made in these circumstances to protect your information.

Data retention

Experian Data Quality will store your information in our central contact database. Information will be retained only for as long as is necessary to do so, and in accordance with the law.

Data security

All information that you provide is protected from unauthorised access whilst held by Experian Data Quality. Security standards and controls are in place across Experian Data Quality, and a robust security management structure ensures that physically and logically secured operations are maintained. Experian Data Quality undertake a comprehensive audit programme to ensure the ongoing security of your data.

Updating your data

As an organisation focused on Data Quality, you may update or change your details at any time by contacting dataquality@qas.com Changes will be processed within 30 days.

Accessing your data

In line with the Data Protection Act you have the right to request the information that Experian Data Quality holds on you. Request can be made by contacting dataquality@qas.com All requests will be processed within 30 days. If this is not possible you will be notified directly.

Unsubscribing and Opting Out

Should you wish to stop receiving marketing information from Experian QAS you can unsubscribe at any point by contacting dataquality@qas.com A link to this unsubscribe page is also given on every Experian Data Quality email. Unsubscription requests will be processed within 30 days.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Experian Data Quality reserve the right to make changes or amends to this Privacy Policy at any time. All changes will be made here on the www.qas.com website. By using this website you acknowledge and agree to the processing of your personal data in this way.

Legal Notice

All references to QAS Limited contained in any of the following shall be deemed references to Experian Limited from 29 March 2013:

  1. products and services;
  2. any technical support or end of service life documentation and any other user and product documentation;
  3. product brochures and marketing materials or other related literature;
  4. standard terms and conditions or end-user licence agreements;
  5. third party data or software terms included within your client or partner contracts and/or available at www.qas.com/legal (or any other replacement website).

Companies Act information

  • Registered name: Experian Limited
  • Registered office: Landmark House, Experian Way, NG2 Business Park, Nottingham  NG80 1ZZ
  • Place of registration: England and Wales
  • Registered number: 653331