Privacy Notice


This Privacy Notice specifies how @Quid (hereafter “@Quid”, "we", "us" or "our") may collect, store, use and/or disclose Your personal information in connection with the performance of the Services that are made available to You through the @Quid Website (hereafter “@Quid Website”, “Website” or” Site”). By registering for a Member Account, You expressly consent to the possible collection, storage, use and disclosure of Your personal information by @Quid, as described in this Privacy Notice.


Which and what personal information, Member Content, Comments, etc. You choose to submit to the Website is Your Choice. You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through the @Quid Site, in which case You can still view Member Content and browse the Website, but @Quid may not be able to provide certain services to You.

You may update or correct Your personal profile information and e-mail preferences at any time by visiting Your Member Account through the My@Quid profile page.

You may control the information that is available to other Members and Your confirmed friends at any time by editing Your Member Account, profile and the features that are included on Your My@Quid profile page.


When You create a Member Account on the Website, and when You engage in activity on the Website, such as uploading Member Content, posting Comments or sending Messages through the Website, some information about Your Member Account and Your Account activity will be visible to other Members of the Site. This may include Your User Name (not Your e-mail address), the date You opened Your Member Account, the date You last logged into Your Member Account, Your country, your ranking points (which reflects how active you have been on the Site), Member Submissions You make, ratings You receive, comments You leave, questions You ask or answer as well as other similar statistics are publicly visible.

Any Member Content that You submit to the @Quid Website may be redistributed through the internet and other media channels. Likewise, other Members can contact You through Messages and Comments.

Notices may be sent to other Members in the event of suspicious activity or policy breaches on the Website and refer to User IDs and specific events. Therefore, if You have chosen to associate Your name with Your User ID, the people to whom You have revealed Your name will be able to personally identify Your @Quid activities.

You also may choose to add personal information and features on Your my@Quid page, which is the public facing page for Your account on the Website. This may include a profile picture, or other details that You elected to submit. If You choose to add such personal information and features, then this personal information, these features and Your activity associated with this personal information and these features will be visible to other Members and may be aggregated and shared with Your confirmed Friends or other Members. Such shared activity may include what Member Content on the Website You Bookmark, which Member Content You rated and what Member Content You have uploaded.

You can see, review and change most of Your personal information by logging in and going to "View Profile" in the “My@Quid” section of the Website. You must promptly update Your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate.

Once You make a public posting, use other message areas or the feedback forum), You may not be able to change or remove it.

Upon Your request, we will close Your Member Account and remove Your personal profile information from public view as soon as reasonably possible, based on Your account activity and in accordance with applicable law. We do retain personal information from closed accounts in order to comply with legal obligations, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce the Terms of Use, and take other actions as permitted by law.

Under no circumstances is @Quid responsible for any personally identifiable information You choose to publish on@Quid.


We offer a number of services that do not require You to register for an account or provide any personal information to us: You can browse the Website, watch video content, listen to audio content, look at photographic content and read textual content without having a Member Account or revealing any personal information. You also can contact us about any particular content.

Certain other activities on the Website - such as those which involve uploading video, audio or textual content, posting comments, flagging content, interacting with other members, or accessing reserved content - require You to have a Member Account. Your Member Account allows You complete access to the Website’s Services. When You register, we ask for some personal information, such as a user name and password - which serve to protect Your Member Account from unauthorized access - as well as an e-mail address, Your name, gender, date of birth (optional), country and postal code. By registering for a Member Account, You expressly consent to us storing the personal information You provide on our host servers located in a safe, confidential and secure environment.

3.1. Profile Information

Once You become a Member, You may provide additional information in the My@Quid profile section. Providing additional information beyond what is required at registration is entirely optional, but enables You to better identify Yourself and find new contacts and opportunities in the @Quid system.

The @Quid community functionalities are dedicated to helping all types of collectors and enthusiasts connect with one another. The personally identifiable information You choose to provide on @Quid is used to help You describe Yourself to other Members.

Other information, that does not personally identify You as an individual, is collected by @Quid (such as, for example, patterns of utilization). This information can be utilized by @Quid in such manner as @Quid, in its sole discretion, deems appropriate.

3.2. Contacts Information

In order to invite others to join @Quid, You may use the @Quid Community functionalities. The email addresses, names and messages You enter for this purpose, will be used by @Quid to send Your invitations and will not be retained for other uses.

You may choose to manually enter or upload information about Your contacts into Your My@Quid profile. All information entered there will only be viewable by You and will not be searchable by others in the @Quid network. All information that You enter or upload about Your contacts will be covered by the same terms of this privacy policy as Your own information.

3.3. Cookies

Like most websites, @Quid uses cookies and Web log files to track site usage. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service by storing User preferences and tracking User trends. In the course of serving advertisements or optimizing services to our Members, we may allow authorized third parties to place or recognize a unique cookie on Your browser.

Any information provided to third parties through such cookies will not be personally identifiable, but may provide general information, e.g. Your geographic location, for greater customization of Your user experience. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but You can reset Your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Unfortunately, if Your browser settings do not allow cookies or You opt to refuse all cookies, You may not be able to use some of the @Quid services. @Quid does not store personally identifiable information in the cookies.

3.4. Log Files, IP Addresses and Information About Your Computer

While You are logged in to Your Member Account, we may record information about when and how You use the Website, such as the Member Content You upload or use, the categories, bookmarks and groups You choose, Due to the communications standards on the Internet, when You visit the @Quid web site we automatically receive the URL of the site from which You came and the site to which You are going when You leave @Quid. Your correspondence with Members through the Website, correspondence sent to us, computer sign-on data, statistics on page views, information and statistics on traffic to and from the Website, advertising data, IP address, browser information and standard web log information or other information that relates to Your account, including the occurrence and size of data transfers, user interface elements, settings and other information. We may use clear GIFs in e-mails to our Members to track which ones are opened. This information is used to analyze overall trends to help us improve the @Quid service. The linkage between Your IP address and Your personally identifiable information is not shared with third-parties without Your permission or except when required by law.


Our primary purpose in collecting any personally identifiable information You may submit to us through the Website is to permit us to provide You with a secure, smooth, efficient, and personalized experience on @Quid.

a. We may, use Your e-mail address for administrative or other non-marketing purposes such as notifying You of major Site changes or for customer service purposes;

b. We may use both Your personally identifiable information and certain non-personally-identifiable information, such as anonymous Member usage data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, clickstream data, etc., to improve the quality and design of our Website, and to create new features, promotions, functionalities, and services by storing, tracking, analyzing, and processing user preferences and trends, as well as user activity and communications;

c. We may use cookies, clear gifs, Java scripts and log file information to: i) store information so that You will not need to re-enter it during Your visit, or the next time You come to the Website; ii) provide personalized content and information; iii) check marketing effectiveness; iv) produce aggregate statistics such as total number of visitors, pages viewed, etc.; v) track Your entries, submissions and status in promotions;

d. Your personal information is used when we process any flagging activity or correspondence You send to us;

e. Your Member Account name - not Your e-mail address - is displayed to other Members when You leave a Comment or upload Member Content to our Website, or when You send Messages through the Website; other Members can contact You through Messages and Comments;

f. Any Member Content You submit to the Website may be redistributed through the Internet and other media channels, and may be viewed by the general public;

g. @Quid will communicate with You through email and notices posted on the @Quid website or through other means available through the service. These include a series of emails which help inform You about various features of the service. Please be aware that You will always receive certain emails from @Quid related to the proper functioning of Your account, such as email notices when another User in Your network sends You an information. @Quid may send You promotional information. You can opt-out of receiving promotional emails, by sending a request to

4.1. Sharing Information with Third Parties

@Quid takes the privacy of Members very seriously. We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide Your personally identifiable information to third parties for marketing purposes. We will only share Your personally identifiable information with third parties to carry out Your instructions or to provide specific services or information. These third parties do not retain, share, or store any personally identifiable information except to provide services and they are bound by confidentiality agreements which limit their use of such information.

@Quid allows other companies, called third-party ad servers or ad networks, to serve advertisements within the @Quid Site. These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to send, directly to Your browser, the advertisements and links that appear on the @Quid Website. They automatically receive Your IP address when this happens. They may also use other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and to personalize the advertising content You see.

If an advertiser asks @Quid to show an advertisement to a specific audience or audience segment and You respond to that advertisement, the advertiser or ad-server may conclude that You fit the description of the audience they are trying to reach. The advertiser may also use information regarding Your use of the @Quid Sites, such as the number of times You viewed an ad (but not any personally identifiable information), to determine which ads to deliver to You.

@Quid's Privacy Notice does not apply to third-party ad servers or ad networks, and we cannot control the activities of advertisers or web sites. Any data obtained by third-party ad servers subsequently shared with @Quid is maintained and dealt with by @Quid in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

We may provide aggregated anonymous data about the usage of our services to third parties for such purposes as we deem, in our sole discretion, to be appropriate, including to prospective advertisers on @Quid. If You would like to be excluded from the aggregated research or products based upon aggregated data about our Members’ activities on the site, please email

4.2. Teaming with Other Organizations to Offer Combined and Other Services

@Quid may offer services in connection with other websites (including updates about the @Quid service) or may team with other online services (‘Partners’, ‘Partner platforms’) to give You the combined results of both services or additional services and benefits. Partners may be automatically granted permission to access account information to provide these combined services.You will be asked to confirm acceptance of Partner platforms respective privacy policies and user agreements, which have not necessarily been reviewed or approved by @Quid. In these cases, it will be Your choice whether or not to make use of the services and whether to proceed under the Partners platforms terms.

While we typically would only enter into contractual agreements with Partners we deem worthy of trust, and take technical steps to restrict possible misuse of Your information by Partner platforms, we cannot and do not guarantee that all Partners will abide by such restrictions and agreements. You understand that Your use of any Partner platform is on an “as is” basis without any warranty as to the Partners actions.

To report any suspected misuse of information contact:

@Quid is not responsible for Your use of or inability to use any Partner platform, including the content, accuracy, or reliability of such platform and the privacy practices or other policies of those Partner platforms.


In an effort to respect Your privacy and our ability to keep the @Quid Community free of persons who might attempt to carry out fraudulent or illegal activities on the Website, we will disclose such information wherein we have a good-faith belief that it is necessary to prevent imminent physical harm, property damage or financial loss or to report or put a stop to suspected illegal activity, to comply with a court order, ongoing judicial proceeding, subpoena, or other legal process or request to @Quid brought in any country throughout the world, or to exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.


As a User, You have certain obligations toward the other Members with whom You will be communicating. Certain of these obligations are imposed by applicable law and regulations, and others have become commonplace in user-friendly communities of like-minded members, such as @Quid:

a. You must, at all times, respect the terms and conditions of the then-current Privacy Policy and User Agreement. This includes respecting all intellectual property rights which may belong to third parties (such as photographs).

b. You must not download or otherwise disseminate any information which may be deemed to be injurious, violent, offensive, racist or xenophobic or which may otherwise violate the purpose and spirit of @Quid and its community of Members.

c. You must not provide information to @Quid and /or other Members which You believe might be injurious or detrimental to Your person, professional or social status


Any violation of these guidelines may lead to the restriction, suspension or termination of Your account by @Quid, as we take these principles seriously and consider them to be the basis on which our Members adhere to the @Quid website and the services which it offers.