Please note, on our site there are various links to many other sites that are provided for your convenience. However we are not responsible for the policy of handling personal information on these sites. We strongly recommend that you always see and study the policy of handling personal information on these sites before providing personal information.
INFORMATION WE TAKE FROM USERS
The information we take from our users is divided into two categories: 1) personal data that you voluntarily provide when you subscribe, order certain goods or services, fill out and complete surveys, register to take part in online discussions, participate in contests or quizzes or give e-mail address and 2) search for information collected when you navigate on our site.
Register on our website
Everyone can access and view our site, but a free registration process is needed to access the full information and services offered by our various sites.
To register for Qux.me you must provide e-mail address and demographic info (age, gender, city name and postal code, household income (not mandatory), industry of employment and position). By using Qux.me, you agree to our Membership Terms and Conditions.
Quiz, Sweepstakes and Special Offer
From time to time, Qux.me collects personal information from readers on matters relating to sweepstakes, quizzes or various special offers from sponsors. If this information will be shared with third parties other than Qux.me, we will notify you at the time of data collection. If you do not want your personal data or information to be with someone other than Qux.me, you can refuse to take part in various sweepstakes, quizzes or other offers.
Reader Survey and Market Research
Qux.me can collect information from readers in conjunction with various surveys held. We can collect data through websites, telephones or by mail. The information you provide in the answers to survey questions can be shared, but only as a whole, with advertisers and partners unless there is a notification at the time of data collection.
Special promotions and events
We often receive information about various promotions and special events organized by our sponsors or partners. For that we also offer our readers who want to be invited to these events to provide information needed by the organizers and will be indicated at the time of collection.
Mobile Messaging Service
Qux.me uses the information collected from the results of your interactions with Qux.me using Short Message Services (SMS) ("SMS Services") only for the purposes of improving SMS services. The information collected will not be provided, sold, licensed, leased or given to Third Parties, unless instructed by law, and we also will not use your telephone number to contact or send SMS to you without your knowledge and consent. Your telecommunications service provider and other service providers also collect data on the use of your SMS service, this activity is governed by the policy of handling their own personal data.
Qux.me collects data on telephone numbers that you use when sending SMS texts and the contents of messages sent between you and Qux.me. When you send a text message to Qux.me or through Qux.me, we store the sender's telephone number, telecommunications provider data relating to the number, and the date and time of the transaction. The information that we collect automatically is only related to the use of our Mobile services. Qux.me uses these data to analyze message traffic to operate, develop and improve our SMS services.
Cookies and other technologies
A cookie is a piece of data stored on a user's computer that is related to information about that user. We use session ID cookies, which means that when the user closes the browser, the cookie is deleted. Cookies are also used for session management on our website. Users must enable cookies to use our website.
Qux.me stores the IP (Internet Protocol) address, or location of your computer on the Internet, for system administration and troubleshooting purposes. We use the overall IP address (aggregate) to find out the locations that access our site.
Log data is only used in aggregate form (whole) to analyze our web usage.
USE OF INFORMATION
Qux.me can analyze statistics, demographics and marketing from users and customers as well as habits and usage patterns that occur for product development and attract advertisers to user habits. We also use this information to allow advertisements to better suit the target users. Qux.me can also share user information with companies in the Kompas Gramedia group for analytical purposes, including analysis to improve customer relations.
Qux.me Products and Services
On a regular basis, we will provide various information and offers on Qux.me other products and services to our readers. We will only share this information internally. You can choose not to accept these offers.
We can use demographic and preference information to allow advertising on our website to be more targeted. This means users can see ads that are only of interest to them, and advertisers can deliver messages only to the right target for their products. This improves user experience and the effectiveness of advertising. We only deliver information to third parties in the aggregate (overall) format.
User Created Content (Message Board, Forum, Reader Review and Chat)
We offer many message board facilities for readers in a number of areas of our site. Any information that you submit and publish on the message board along with the user name (screen name or ID), is in the public area and can be used by Qux.me for promotional purposes in all online and offline media. For more information, please see the User Agreement at each of our facilities and services.
E-MAIL ADDRESS HANDLING POLICY
We will not share, sell, rent, exchange or authorize third parties without your consent. If you feel you have received an e-mail from us because of an error, please contact [email protected]
SHARING INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES
If you have registered with one of our site services, Qux.me will not sell, rent, exchange or authorize third parties to use your e-mail address or other information that can personally identify yourself without permission. However, we do share information about our users in the aggregate form.
We are contracted with many other companies to provide various services that enrich your experience in using the Qux.me site, including credit card issuing companies and processing transactions and bills, freight and document services, advertising agencies and marketing or promotional management.
We provide information to companies about the things they need to do their services. These companies are prohibited from misusing data that we provide other than services related to Qux.me, and they are not permitted to share or resell this data.
INFORMATION PROTECTION AND SECURITY
Data Security: To prevent data access by unauthorized parties, maintain data accuracy and ensure proper use of information, we use physical, electronic and managerial procedures to protect the information we collect online.
OTHER INFORMATION: Compliance with Legal Processes
We may submit personal information if ordered by law or believe that such a step is necessary to (1) comply with the law or court process; (2) protect and defend our copyright and property rights; (3) protect against abuse or unauthorized use of our website; or (4) protect personal or property security against our users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false information or pretend to be someone else, we can convey information about you as part of an investigation into your actions )