INFORMATION THAT Qubits COLLECTS FROM YOU (INCLUDING PERSONAL INFORMATION)
Qubits directly collects information when you:
Qubits also indirectly collects usage information about your visit to the Qubits Site, as explained in the section below titled Cookies and Tracking Technologies.
Qubits does not itself collect or store financial account numbers or identification issued by a governmental entity, employer, or other authority. Instead, if you choose to make a purchase on the Qubits Site, you will be directed to Qubits’s third-party payment processor and Qubits’s third-party ID verification service provider. If you do not wish to submit the required authentication or payment information, then you will not be able to obtain a certificate via the Qubits Site.
Qubits requires your Personal Information only in limited circumstances when you:
To the extent that Qubits associates the information that Qubits collects directly or indirectly with an individual (for example, you), the association is based on Personal Information in your account profile.
You may voluntarily choose to share additional Personal Information on the Qubits Site, for example:
Qubits encourages you to use discretion before voluntarily sharing additional Personal Information on the Qubits Site. (If you later choose to delete your Qubits account, deletion of your Personal Information will be subject to the process and limits outlined below.)
Qubits also partners with third parties to help us track and understand your activity on the Qubits Site, how you interact with Qubits’s social media, and how you find or may be referred to the Qubits Site
You have some options for managing Cookies and other Tracking Technologies. These include:
Qubits use information, including Personal Information, to carry out the following purposes:
Qubits may also seek your consent for additional uses of information, including Personal Information, and will use it only for the purpose described to you. All use of Personal Information is subject to applicable law.
Qubits share information, including Personal Information, with third parties for the following purposes:
Qubits may also seek your consent for additional disclosures of information, including Personal Information, and will share it only as described to you. In addition, Qubits or a Member may share with the public and with third parties, including but not limited to researchers and business partners, information and Personal Information that is de-identified or aggregated in a manner that does not personally identify you.
You can manage your Personal Information through learner features on the Qubits Site and requests to the Qubits learner support team. Qubits will provide support to the extent required by applicable law and more broadly when possible, as a courtesy in our sole discretion. Qubits will notify you in the event that Qubits is unable to meet a request that is not legally required. Similarly, Members will only be obligated to comply with requests to the extent legally required but may choose to comply with other requests at their sole discretion.
Much of your Personal Information is available in your Qubits account. Your name, email address, and other identifiable profile information are editable through the profile settings in your Qubits account except as noted below. Your account dashboard lists all current and archived courses in which you have enrolled and includes links to any Verified Certificates you may have earned. The dashboard also contains copies of your answers and other participation and performance in courses. Please contact Qubits learner support to access and update this or other information. If your request involves information controlled by a Member, Qubits learner support will notify the appropriate Member of your request.
Delete account and Personal Information
To request deletion of your Qubits account and Personal Information, you should click the button labeled “Delete my account” in your Qubits account settings. Because deletion on the Qubits system is a permanent action and cannot be reversed, Qubits may ask you to complete a process that aims to confirm your authority to manage the Qubits account affected by your request.
With respect to your Qubits account, Qubits will permanently:
With respect to your Personal Information, Qubits will permanently delete your Qubits account profile Personal Information from the Qubits Site.
As noted above, to the extent that Qubits associates the information that Qubits collects directly or indirectly with an individual (for example, you), the association is based on Personal Information in your Qubits account profile. By erasing the Personal Information in your Qubits account profile, the remaining information about your activity on the Qubits Site will no longer be associated with you, except as noted below.
These changes will be applied to data stores that are used for the operation of the Qubits Site including course administration by Members. If you enrolled in any courses on the Qubits Site, the Qubits learner support team will share your request with the Members that offered those courses.
Qubits will retain your Personal Information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with services; to maintain a record of your transactions for financial reporting, audit, and compliance purposes; and to comply with Qubits’s legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce its agreements, and as otherwise permitted by applicable law. Upon your request that Qubits deactivate your account and delete your information, Qubits will follow the process described above, including without limitation archiving your course data (in a manner and to the extent permitted under applicable law) to serve its mission to enable scientific research on cognitive science and education.
Qubits stores information, including Personal Information, on its own servers and also on servers of companies that Qubits hires to provide services. In each case, information may be stored in India and in other countries where Qubits operates.
Qubits controls its own copy of information collected through the Qubits Site and has an information security designed program to protect information in its possession or control. This is done through a variety of privacy and security policies, processes, and procedures. Qubits uses administrative, physical, and technical safeguards that reasonably and appropriately protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the information that it collects, receives, stores, or transmits. Nonetheless, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure; and therefore, Qubits cannot guarantee its absolute security. While Qubits works hard to ensure the integrity and security of its network and systems, Qubits cannot guarantee that its security measures will prevent “hackers” or other unauthorized persons from illegally accessing or obtaining information.
If Qubits learns of a security breach involving its copy of your Personal Information, Qubits may attempt to notify you electronically so that you may take appropriate protective steps. By using the Qubits Site or providing Personal Information to Qubits, you agree that Qubits can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Qubits Site. If a security systems breach occurs, Qubits may post a notice on the Qubits homepage or elsewhere on the Qubits Site and may send an email to you at the email address associated with your Qubits account. Depending on where you are located, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach, involving your Personal Information, in writing.
Depending on where you are located, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach, involving your Personal Information, in writing.
If you have privacy concerns, have disclosed data you would prefer to keep private, or would like to access the Personal Information that Qubits maintains about you, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cookies are unique identifiers usually in the form of small data files placed on your device that send certain information about your activity on the Qubits Site or in an email communication back to Qubits or the authorized third party that served the cookie. Qubits or third parties may also use Flash cookies.
Qubits Site consists of all content and pages located within the Qubitscs.com web domain and all Qubits mobile applications.
Personal Information is information that specifically identifies you or that, when combined with other information, could be used to identify you.
Tracking Technologies are web beacons, clear gifs, pixels, and similar technologies that are also unique identifiers used to track your online activity but are not stored on your device.
Verified Certificate is a virtual certificate that shows that you have successfully completed your Qubits course or program and verified your identity using your webcam and your acceptable form of photo ID.