Privacy Policy

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

GDPR is designed to provide controls over individual’s personal data and establish one single set of data protection rules across Europe. There is no distinction between personal data about an individual in their private, public, or work roles – all are covered by this regulation. Organizations outside the EU are subject to this regulation when they collect data concerning any EU citizen.

QMS Global has always been committed to ensuring that personal information is protected at all times. We strive to provide a clear explanation about how personal information is collected and used by us during interaction with us as well as an individual’s rights in relation to personal information.

We will not ask for, and do not collect, any sensitive personal information.

 The QMS Global Umbrella

“QMS Global” refers to an international group of companies under the QMS Global umbrella. These organizations are the QMS Global Group, QMS Global, Inc., QMS Global Corp. and QMS Global, FZ LLC.

 How to contact QMS Global?

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy notice or our use of your personal information, please contact our corporate headquarters:

  • Email: compliance@QMS.net
  • Postal Mail: Data Protection, QMS Global, Inc. 129 NW 13th Street, Suite 22, Boca Raton, FL 33432 USA
  • Phone: +1 561.883.9200 

What personal information does QMS Global collect?

QMS Global only collects basic personal information about prospects and clients (such as name, email address and basic contact details – as well as any other information that you choose to provide) and only in the following ways:

  • Information that you yourself provide through our website, in writing, via telephone, at our events or through other means; or
  • Information that we obtain from your interaction with our websites and / or services.

Why does QMS Global collect personal information?

QMS Global needs to know basic personal information in order to respond to requests made to us, and to provide information relating to our services (such as certification programs, training, newsletters, standards and industry updates), which an individual has consented to receive or which relate to QMS Global products or services which we believe may be of interest to an individual. We will not use contact or other personal information that we may have, for any other purpose.

QMS Global will holds information securely using appropriate technical and organizational measures and not disclose personal information to anyone outside its own group, or to any person or entity outside the European Union, except and to the extent both: (i) necessary for the purposes stated in this GDPR policy;

We use service providers to operate our websites, such as website hosting and inquiry functionality, and some of these service providers will process your personal information as part of the services they provide to us. We will ensure that those service providers also comply with our policy.

How long does QMS Global keep personal information?

Personal information will be kept by QMS Global for no longer than reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy, unless required to be kept longer by law. 

What are your legal rights?

You have a number of legal rights surrounding your personal information, including:

  • the right to access and copy your personal information;
  • the right to obtain correction of any inaccurate or incomplete personal information;
  • the right to have your personal information deleted;
  • the right to restrict or object to QMS Global’s processing of your personal information;
  • the right to withdraw your consent to our processing at any time (i.e. including the right to opt-out of or unsubscribe from communications at any time, either by contacting us at the options provided in this policy. 

How do you inquire or lodge a complaint?

If you have a question or complaint regarding how your personal information has been handled by QMS Global, please contact QMS Global’s Compliance Officer, using the details provided above. 

Does QMS Global update the Privacy notice?

QMS Global may change the content of this Privacy notice from time to time without notice to you. You should check this Privacy notice occasionally to ensure that you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access our websites. This Privacy notice was last updated on June 13, 2018.