Privacy Policy

Last update : 09-11-2020

1. Scope

This Privacy Policy applies to products, services and website owned, operated and used by company B2QUANT Lda. B2QUANT Lda., hereinafter “b2Quant”, “we” or “us”, is registered at Av. 24 de Janeiro 63 Lisbon, Portugal.
If there is any unanswered question on this document, please send us an e-mail to team@b2quant.com or through our website here.
By accepting this Policy, you acknowledge how b2Quant processes your Personal Information as described in this Policy.

2. Personal Information

2.1 When do we collect personal information?

We collect information from you when you visit and navigate our website, when you send us a message, sign up, log in or edit information in your user account.
We use cookies. For details about the cookies we use, please read section 3, “Cookies Policy” .

2.2 What personal information do we collect?

The following information is collected:

  • Contact information: name; username; e-mail address; password; institution; projects assigned.
  • History and logs: time when you signed up or logged in, visited pages.
  • Technical Information: IP address, browser type, OS information.
  • Cookies.

We do not perform or initiate financial transactions through our website and we never ask for credit card numbers.
In the unlikely event that you are required to perform a financial transaction through our website, please do not answer this request and report the occurrence as soon as possible to our team.

2.3 Why do we collect personal information?

We collect personal information for the following reasons:

  • For authentication and authorization purposes;
  • To communicate project updates, report uploads or account related changes;
  • To follow up after correspondence;
  • To provide support and improve the operation of the website and provided services;
  • To understand how we can improve your navigation experience.

In cases where we specifically state that some data is not mandatory, users are free not to communicate it without any consequences on the functioning of the service.
Failure to provide mandatory data may make it impossible for our website or services to be provided.
Users who are uncertain about which personal data is mandatory are welcome to contact our team.

2.4 How do we retain and process your personal information?

Your personal information is stored behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of b2Quant collaborators, who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential.
We have developed appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information against loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration.
The effectiveness of these measures is regularly tested, assessed and evaluated for ensuring data security.
Data processing is carried out using IT enabled tools, following strict security procedures established in our company Information Security Policy, which is in line with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines.
In the unlikely event of a data breach, we will take immediate action by notifying you via e-mail without undue delay as specified by the GDPR
Please note that we retain your personal information if you temporarily stop using our website, until you require your account to be permanently deleted.
Users can get to know our data security measures in more detail by contacting our team.

3. Cookies Policy

3.1 What Are Cookies

Cookies are tiny files downloaded to your computer with the main purpose of improving your experience.
This section describes what information they store, as well as how and why we use these cookies.
We will also share how you can prevent our cookies from being stored.
For more general information on cookies, please read here.

3.2 The Cookies We Set

Account related cookies - If you create an account with us, we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out.

Form related cookies - When you submit data through a contact or a comment form, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

3.3 Third Party Cookies

Google Analytics - One of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us understand how you use our website, as well as ways to improve your experience. We use this tool for website statistics such as the time spent on our website, pageviews and preferred website sections. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, please check the Google Analytics page.

Google Fonts - We use Google Fonts for display of more appealing web fonts. For more information, please visit Google Fonts page.

Google reCAPTCHA - We use Google reCAPTCHA for spam prevention. For more information, please visit Google reCAPTCHA page.

3.4 Disabling Cookies

You can use your internet browser to delete cookies or specify certain cookies not to be placed. You can also set your internet browser to send a message each time a cookie is stored.
For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your internet browser.
Please note that our website may not work properly if cookies are disabled.
We may occasionally include third-party links on our website. These third-party websites have separate and independent privacy policies, which we encourage to read.

4. Third-party disclosure

We will not sell, trade, or transfer our users’ personal information to third-parties. If any of these unlikely actions take place, we will provide users with an advance notice and ask for consent.
In other to ensure our products and services functional, to assist website operations and to serve our users, our website hosting partners keep users personal information and are contractually bound to b2Quant to keep this information confidential, as well as to contact us in the unlikely event of a data breach.
For purposes of investigations of fraud, intellectual property infringement or any other harmful activity, b2Quant may disclose your personal information to competent police, judicial authorities or other official government authorities, if found useful or necessary or if b2Quant reasonably suspects that such activity may expose us or you to any liability.

5. The rights of Users

You are not obliged to provide your personal information.
However, without the personal information we flag as mandatory, we may not be able to assure the correct functioning of our products or services.
As a user, you have the ability to request to see your information, rectify or have it deleted in the case of being incorrect or incomplete.
You also have the right to obtain your personal information and transfer it to another data controller or processor.
You can exercise your rights yourself in your user account area, or by contacting us.
We do not use the personal information submitted online to enter into a contract. If at some point we need your personal information to draft a contract, we will always check it by personally contacting you.
In the event that you wish to complain about how we have handled your personal information, please contact us at team@b2quant.com.
You also have the right to resort to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

6. Changes to this privacy policy

b2Quant reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time and will always notice its Users when these happen.
The date of the most recent version is shown at the top of this Policy. It is strongly recommended to check this page regularly.
If you, as a User, object to any of the changes to this Policy, you can require b2Quant to remove your personal information from the website, as is always your right.
b2Quant may at any time process your personal information for any other legitimate reason. In such cases, we will notify you of the reason. Updates of this Policy may constitute such a notification.

7. Contact Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.
Website - www.b2quant.com
E-mail - team@b2quant.com
Address - Av. 24 Janeiro, nº 63; 1500-624 Lisbon; Portugal