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Our Privacy Policy

QuisLex, Inc. (the “Company”, “we”, “us”, “our” or “QuisLex”) is committed to protecting the privacy of our clients, customers, employees and business partners. QuisLex adheres to the EU Safe Harbor Privacy Principles and frequently asked questions agreed on by the US Department of Commerce and the European Commission (“US-EU Safe Harbor Framework”) and a similar set of data protection principles and frequently asked questions agreed on by the US Department of Commerce and the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner of Switzerland (“US-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework”) with respect to the transfer of all personal information or personal data from the European Union or Switzerland to the United States of America. For purposes of this statement, “Personal Information” includes personal data and means information that is:

  1. transferred from the EU or Switzerland to the US; and
  2. recorded in any form; and
  3. about, or pertains to, a specific individual or can be linked to that individual.

To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view QuisLex’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.

The following privacy statement explains our general policy and practices on safeguarding the data collected, processed, provided or transferred directly or indirectly by our clients in any form or manner. We also collect information about visitors to our website www.QuisLex.com. All information pertaining to identified or identifiable individuals residing in the European Union or Switzerland, or other data relating to them, that QuisLex may have access to, falls within the purview of this Privacy Policy.

Data Integrity & Collection

Data Received from Clients: QuisLex, in connection with the rendering of legal support services, receives, directly or indirectly, via oral or written communication, Personal Information of its clients or Personal Information of the customers or clients of its clients residing in the EU countries or Switzerland. All of the data received by QuisLex is only in its capacity and role as a legal support services provider. We process and analyze such data only for the limited purposes of providing legal support services, in accordance with the instructions of our clients. QuisLex believes in protecting such Personal Information with the highest levels of privacy and confidentiality measures as detailed below.

Data Received from Visitors: QuisLex collects the domain names and ‘IP addresses’ of the visitors to our website www.QuisLex.com on our web server. This information is used only for the purposes of measuring the number of visitors to our website, average time spent by each visitor to our website, pages viewed by each visitor to our website, and each visitor’s use of our website. We do not, as a rule, make any unsolicited communications using such information. QuisLex also utilizes the services of third parties to assist in our marketing efforts. These parties may serve cookies to visitors’ browsers and provide reports pertaining to the visitors’ usage of our website, including information about visitors’ broad geographical location (city, state, country), Internet Service Provider (ISP), or pages visited. The information collected does not uniquely identify the individual visitor.

Data Received from Job Candidates: QuisLex often receives resumes from candidates interested in working at QuisLex. If candidates provide their email or telephone numbers in their resumes or related correspondence, or if they contact us via email, thereby providing their email address, this information is collected and stored by QuisLex’s HR department for the sole purpose of responding to such inquiries.

Disclosure of Personal Information

We do not sell, rent or disclose the data we receive from the sources stated above to any third parties. The employees or authorized personnel of QuisLex are given access to Personal Information only when the Personal Information is necessary to the performance of an authorized task. We do not disclose an individual’s Personal Information to third parties, except as required by law.

Transfer of Data to Other Entities of QuisLex

We may share Personal Information with our affiliates only in connection with the rendering of legal support services to our clients, where our affiliate is involved in the management of the specific matter in question. In such instances, information may be shared or transferred, depending on the client instructions received by QuisLex, to the QuisLex affiliate. This sharing or transferring of information may involve the transfer of data from the United States of America to India. Our affiliates have agreed in writing to provide the same level of privacy protection as is required by the US-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the US-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework.

Security of Data

QuisLex has appropriate technical and organizational measures in place to protect against the accidental loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorized disclosure, access, alteration and destruction of Personal Information.

QuisLex employs various physical, electronic and managerial measures, including education and training of its personnel, in order to ensure that employees with access to Personal Information maintain the confidentiality and security of such data. All of our users’ information, including the sensitive Personal Information mentioned above, is kept strictly confidential in our offices and is stored on our servers in a secure manner. Only employees who need this information to perform a specific, authorized task are granted access to this information. Strong password and other protection protocols are used on all computers. Furthermore, all employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Finally, the servers that are used to store identified or identifiable Personal Information are kept in a secure environment, with appropriate security measures. QuisLex is ISO/IEC 27001 certified for its information security and is audited under the SSAE16 standard.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

QuisLex reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between QuisLex and any person visiting the QuisLex website.

Enforcement

QuisLex has put in place measures to ensure ongoing compliance with the respective frameworks. We will do our best to investigate and resolve all such matters. We adhere to the US-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the US-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework. QuisLex will verify adherence to such frameworks via self-certification, in-house verification and internal policies and procedures implemented by its management. We encourage individuals to raise any complaints or queries regarding the manner in which we process their Personal Information by contacting us at the email address info@quislex.com. If any complaint is not resolved between QuisLex and the complainant, QuisLex will cooperate with the European Data Protection Authorities as an independent recourse mechanism available to investigate the unresolved complaint.

Information Subject to Other Policies

Please note that our website www.QuisLex.com may provide links to the websites of our affiliates, who have their own privacy policies that apply to those websites.

Contact Information

You may send any questions regarding our Privacy Policy to the following address and contact person:

QuisLex, Inc.
QuisLex contact: Michel Sahyoun
126 East 56 Street
New York, NY 10022
+1.917.512.4489

Privacy Policy was last updated on September 25, 2012.