Terms of use

Please read the terms of use and privacy policy carefully. They contain important information about your rights and obligations.

 

Introduction

  • These terms and conditions of use (‘Terms of use’) refer to the official website of QuoteSwamp (‘Qs’, ‘our’, ‘we’ or ‘us’), which is accessible via the address https://quoteswamp.com and its variations (‘Website’). By using the Website you (‘User’ or ‘you’) agree to these Terms of use. In particular, we draw your attention to clause 2 (Disclaimer and limitation of liability), clause 3 (Copyright and intellectual property rights).
  • Together these Terms of use form the entire agreement between you and us (‘Agreement’). Your continued access and use of the Website will amount to acceptance of these Terms of use.
  • QuoteSwamp reserves a right to change the Agreement at any time. You should review these Terms of use on a regular basis to ensure that you are aware of any changes made as you will be legally bound by any amended terms if you continue to use the Website after the changes.

Disclaimer and limitation of liability

  • QuoteSwamp does its best to ensure that all information on the Website is accurate. If you find any inaccurate information on the Website please let us know by sending an email to info@quoteswamp.com and we will correct it where required.
  • QuoteSwamp gives no warranty or assurance about the content of the Website. As the Website is under constant development its contents may be incorrect or out-of-date and are subject to change without notice. While QuoteSwamp makes every effort to ensure that the content of the Website is accurate, QuoteSwamp cannot accept liability for the accuracy of all content at any given point in time.
  • QuoteSwamp makes every effort to ensure that its computer infrastructure is error- and virus-free but does not warrant that any material available for downloading from the Website will be free from infection, viruses and/ or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.
  • The Website provides hypertext links to other sites operated by other people. Using such a link means you are leaving the Website. QuoteSwamp takes no responsibility for and gives no warranties, endorsements, guarantees or representations in respect of, linked sites. QuoteSwamp is not responsible for the privacy practices, nor do we accept any liability in connection with the content of, such websites, including those of our group entities, which will in some cases have their own privacy policies tailored for the particular business practices and educational sectors in which they operate. Any concerns regarding any external link should be directed to its website administrator.

Copyright and other intellectual property

  • Quotes belong to their respective owners. However, QuoteSwamp reserve the right, database right and other intellectual property rights in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such quotes, as well as in the Content original to it.
  • You may download information from the Website for your own personal use only. Except for your personal quote, you acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights quotes on this website.

General

  • The Agreement forms the whole agreement between you and us. You acknowledge that you have not entered into this Agreement in reliance upon any warranty or representation made by us or any other person and you waive any rights to damages/ rescission you may have for misrepresentation (other than a fraudulent misrepresentation) that is not contained in this Agreement.
  • If any provision or term of these Terms of use shall become or be declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such term or provision shall be divisible from the other terms and conditions and shall be deemed to be deleted from them.

 

This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.

Parts of this website offer an opportunity for users to submit quotes and exchange opinions and information in certain areas of the website. QuoteSwamp does not filter, edit, publish or review Quotes prior to their presence on the website.

Quotes do not reflect the views and opinions of QuoteSwamp, its agents and/or affiliates. Quotes reflect the views and opinions of the person who post their views and opinions. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, QuoteSwamp shall not be liable for the Quotes or for any liability, damages or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of Quotes on this website.

QuoteSwamp reserves the right to monitor all Quotes and to remove any Quotes which can be considered inappropriate, offensive or causes breach of these Terms and Conditions.

You warrant and represent that:

  • You are entitled to submit Quotes on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;
  • The Quotes do not invade any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark of any third party;
  • The Quotes do not contain any defamatory, libellous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material which is an invasion of privacy
  • Quotes will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.

You hereby grant QuoteSwamp a non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Quotes in any and all forms, formats or media.

Payment

Linking

  • You may link your website to the homepage of the Website at https://quoteswamp.com/, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. QuoteSwamp reserves the right on-demand, as it in its discretion thinks fit, to direct you to remove any links to the Website from your website and you shall promptly comply with any such direction or any other lawful direction that we may give to you in relation to the placing of any such link on your website.
  • Our Website (or any part of its content) must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply with the privacy and data protection standards set out within these Terms of Use.

 

Google DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google is one of a third-party vendor on our site. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to www.website.com and other sites on the internet. However, visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL – https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Our Advertising Partners

Some of the advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their policies on user data. For easier access, we hyperlinked to their Privacy Policies below.

 

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on QuoteSwamp, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that QuoteSwamp has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

 

Online Privacy Policy Only

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in QuoteSwamp. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

 

Third-Party Privacy Policies

QuoteSwamp’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?

 

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

QuoteSwamp does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Data protection

  • Your right to privacy is important to us. Below we explain how we collect and use personal data, how we protect this information and what your rights are relating to the information that we hold.
  • Data protection – any personal data we may collect from you will be used in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The information we hold and process is used to enable us to administer, support, improve and develop our website generally as well as to manage our relationship with you effectively, lawfully and appropriately.

 

What data do we collect and process?

  • You may choose to give us your personal information (name, telephone number and email address) through our Website when you sign up to receive our newsletters or ask us to contact you.
  • If you fill in our contact form, we will only use your details to answer any query you have raised or question you have asked. Your details will not be passed on to any third party. Your details will not be added to our newsletter distribution list unless you specifically ask to be added.
  • If you wish to receive our newsletters and other marketing materials, please sign up directly. We use third-party service providers, such as Dotmailer, to send out these newsletters and email alerts on our behalf. This information will only be shared with them and within the Quoteswamp admins, and will not be sold or transferred to other third parties. You can opt-out of future marketing emails at any time using the unsubscribe link on every newsletter, or by emailing info@quoteswamp.com.
  • Cookies – most websites you visit will use cookies to help to improve your experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).
  • This Website keeps track of standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns to better understand website usage and to help us to improve our services for users. This information is collected by cookies. The cookies used do not identify individual users and we do not make any attempt to find out identities of those using our websites.
  • You may refuse the use of cookies by adjusting the settings of your web browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Website.
  • By using this Website, you consent to the use of cookies and use of the data they provide.
  • This Website keeps track of standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns to better understand website usage and to help us to improve our services for users. This information is collected by cookies. The cookies used do not identify individual users and we do not make any attempt to find out identities of those using our websites.
  • We may collect data through selected third-party providers, such as Linked-in, Twitter, Facebook. For more information on how these providers collect and process your information, please see their individual Privacy Policies.
  • In most cases, the information that we hold will be provided by you directly. This may be information that you provide when you correspond with us by phone, e-mail or in meetings or in other ways during our business relationship with you.  The personal information you give us may include, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, phone number and in certain cases where we are making payments to you, your financial information.
  • If you apply to work for us, we may need to collect other personal data from you, including, for example, information about your education, qualifications and training, work experience and employment, salary and financial information.

 

How do we use your information?

  • We primarily use your personal data for our legitimate interests; for example, to carry out market research.
  • We may also use your data in order to carry out our contractual agreement with you.
  • We will only use your data to send you our newsletters and marketing about our services if you have given consent for us to do so. This consent may be withdrawn at any time.
  • In some cases, we need to process your data to ensure that we are in compliance with our legal or statutory obligations.
  • Information gathered through cookies, email click-trackers and similar technologies are used to measure and analyse information on visits to our websites to improve the website experience for visitors.

 

When do we share your information?

  • We respect your information and will protect its confidentiality in accordance with GDPR and other applicable laws and regulations.
  • The information which we collect about you may be shared with our trusted staff members
  • If we sell the website, we may transfer or disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of this business or assets.

 

How long do we keep your personal data?

  • We keep your personal data for the duration of our relationship and whilst there may be a continuing legitimate business interest to do so.
  • If you provide your information during registration, we will retain this data to help us to address our user intent optimization.

 

How do we keep your data secure?

  • We take the security of your data seriously. We aim to protect your personal data against loss, disclosure, destruction, misuse or alteration. We have introduced reasonable administrative, technical and physical measures to protect your personal information.
  • When data is transferred to third parties for processing on our behalf, we will ensure that the provider meets or exceeds any legal or regulatory requirements and implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to maintain the security of the data. We will also ensure that if the information is transferred to a country or international organisation outside of Nigeria, we will comply with the relevant legal rules governing such transfers.

 

What rights do you have?

  • Under GDPR, you have certain rights relating to the way we collect, hold and process your data. You have the right to request that we:

– Provide you with a copy of any personal information that we hold about you;
– Update your personal information if it is out-of-date or incorrect;
– Delete any personal information that we hold;
– Restrict the way in which we process your information: and
– Consider any valid objections to our processing of your personal information.

  • If you would like to exercise any of these rights, or if you have any queries or complaints about the way we collect and use your personal data, please contact IP Pragmatics Ltd at info@quoteswamp.com
  • You can find more information about your rights under GDPR on the ICO website: https://ico.org.uk/.

 

Changes to this privacy policy

  • We may amend this privacy policy from time to time in response to changes in legislation or our business practices. Any changes we make will be displayed on our website and if appropriate notified to you by email or other means. Please check the website for the most up-to-date terms.

 

Privacy Policy Version 1: July 2020