Last updated: May 23, 2018
QuickMedia ("us", "we", or "our") operates the www.quickblog.com website (the "Service").
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our
We take your online privacy and your faith in how we manage your data very seriously.
We use your Personal Information for providing and improving the Service to and for you.
By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise
Information Collection And Use
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to
contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your email address and name
The purpose for which we collect personal information is to provide you with the best service experience possible on the
Service and for our internal business purposes that form part of normal business practices.
In accordance with data laws and to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Personal Information we
collect and store is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are
Provision of personal information is optional.
However, if you do not provide us with certain types of personal information, you may be unable to enjoy the full functionality
of the Service.
We are strong believers and advocates of Privacy Protection on the internet.
We are in agreement with the spirit, intent of the laws of the GDPR, and to that effect we adhere to the following regulations.
Personal Information (data) is:
a) processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to individuals;
b) collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes.
c) adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed;
d) accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date. Every reasonable step is taken to ensure that personal data is accurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, and erased or rectified on request;
e) kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data is processed. Personal data may be stored for longer periods insofar as the personal data will be processed solely for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes subject to implementation of the appropriate technical and organisational measures required by the GDPR in order to safeguard the rights and freedoms of individuals; and
f) processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organizational measures.
Right To Access Your Data
The GDPR gives you rights to access information we hold about you. We extend this right to all non-European users of our
Service, as we believe this is a fundamental right for all not just residents of the EU. Everyone who has a QuickBlog account may
request a summary of all the information we have in our system about you.
To access this information, simply make a 'right to access' request. Please email us with the email that you have used to create
your QuickBlog account. If you do not use your account email we cannot locate and process your information as we will be
unable to identify it. Your personal information is connected to your account email. We will send you a list of all personal and
third party information we hold about you as soon as are able, depending on the number requests at any given time. Please allow up to 72 hours for this to process.
If for some reason you have not received an email, please re-contact us.
The Right To Be Forgotten
Under the GDPR you have the right to be forgotten (erased) from our systems which is officially known as the right to erasure.
You can ask us to delete any information we store about you.
Upon your request, we will delete all the information we keep about you, except what is required to comply with the law.
Once you confirm that you want to delete your account, we’ll remove all the information we have about you in our
systems. This process may take up to 90 days.
Deleting your Account
You can delete your QuickBlog account by going to your My Account at the top right side of your Production or Editor header.
When you delete your account all your information will be deleted including all blog posts, images comments and all personal
information we store. This process is irreversable as you will be removing everything we hold about and from you from the
Before you delete your account, if you want to export your blog data, go to your Editor > Settings > Backup/Export and
download your blog data to your computer.
We cannot be held responsible for any actions of yours in regard to deleting your data and not making a backup or exporting your data.
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service ("Log Data"). This Log Data may
include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our
Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information
in order to increase our Service's functionality. These third party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing
how they use such information.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your
browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive.
We use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is
being sent. You can do this by searching your browser name and the key words 'disable cookies'. However, if you do not accept
cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
We send a session cookie to your computer when you log in to your User account. This type of cookie helps if you visit multiple
pages on the Service during the same session, so that you don't need to enter your password on each page. Once you log out
or close your browser, this cookie expires.
We also use longer-lasting cookies for other purposes such as to display your Content and account information. We encode our
cookie so that only we can interpret the information stored in them. Users always have the option of disabling cookies via their
browser preferences. If you disable cookies on your browser, please note that some parts of our Service may not function as
effectively or may be considerably slower.
QuickMedia may use remarketing services to advertise on third party web sites to you after you visited our Service.
Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc.
You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page:
Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms page:
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other
information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by
following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.
Compliance With Laws
We may disclose personal information in special situations where we have reason to believe that doing so is necessary to
identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with our
rights or property, users or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities.
We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is
necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement or to protect the security or integrity of our
In the event that we sell or buy businesses or their assets, or engage in transfers, acquisitions, mergers, restructurings, changes
of control and other similar transactions, customer or user information is generally one of the transferable business assets.
Thus, your personal information may be subject to such a transfer. In the unlikely event of insolvency, personal information may
be transferred to a trustee or debtor in possession and then to a subsequent purchaser.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of
electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information,
we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of
your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from
If you are located outside Australia and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the information,
including Personal Information, to Australia and process it there.
Access and Correction
Australian Privacy Principle 6 of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) allows you to get access to, and correct, the personal information we
hold about you in certain circumstances. If you would like to obtain such access, please contact us.
informal or legal procedures by which an individual can be provided access to, or correction of, their personal information,
including the requirements under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth).
Australian Privacy Principle 1 of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) allows you to make a complaint about any alleged breaches of
privacy. In order to lodge a complaint with us, please contact us with the following information:
* Your name and address;
* Details of the alleged breach of privacy; and
* URL link to the alleged breach of privacy (if applicable).
Please allow us 30 days to investigate your complaint, after which we will contact you immediately to resolve the issue.
Retention of Information
We retain information for as long as required, allowed or we believe it useful, but do not undertake retention obligations. We
may dispose of information in our discretion without notice, subject to applicable laws that specifically requires the handling or
retention of information.
You must keep your own, separate back-up records as made available by our Backup/Export button in Editor > Settings >
Links To Other Sites
Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you
are aware that your Children have provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have
collected Personal Information from children under 18 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that
information from our servers or replace it with the Personal Information of the Children’s parent or guardian.
You warrant that you are able to give consents under Australian Law or, in the event that you do not have the capacity to give
You hereby expressly and voluntarily grant your informed consent to us to deal with your personal information in accordance
Should you retract your consent, please contact us. If you retract your consent, you acknowledge and agree that failure to
provide certain types of personal information may not give you access to the full functionality of the Service.