Qt Marketplace Privacy Policy

last updated July 7th, 2020

The Qt Company Oy (“The Qt Company”) Privacy Policy for Qt Marketplace 

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from marketplace.qt.io (the “Site”).

Personal Information

When a user visits the Site, The Qt Company automatically collects certain information about the user’s device, including information about the web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on the user’s device. Additionally, as the user browses the Site, The Qt Company collects information about the individual web pages or products that the user views, what websites or search terms referred the user to the Site, and information about how the user interacts with the Site. The Qt Company refers to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.” 

The Qt Company collects Device Information using the following technologies:

- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
    - “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps. 
    - “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site. 
    - The Qt Company may also partner with selected third-party vendors, such as “Google Analytics” and “Hotjar”, to allow tracking technologies and remarketing services on the Site through the use of first-party cookies and third-party cookies, to, among other things, analyze and track users’ use of the Site, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. By accessing the Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors.

Additionally, when the user makes a purchase or attempts to purchase through the Site, The Qt Company collects certain information from the user, including the name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card), email address, and phone number. The Qt Company refers to this information as “Order Information.” 

In this Privacy Policy “Personal Information” are both Device Information and Order Information. 

The Qt Company uses the Order Information that is collected generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing the payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, The Qt Company uses this Order Information to communicate with you; Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services. 

The Qt Company uses the Device Information that is collected for helping to screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, users IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize the Site (for example, by generating analytics about how customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of marketing and advertising campaigns).

Sharing users Personal Information

The Qt Company shares Personal Information with third parties to proceed with the Personal Information as described above. For example, The Qt Company uses Shopify to power the online store, please visit https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy about how Shopify uses Personal Information.  

The Qt Company also uses Google Analytics to understand how customers use the Site, please visit https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy about how Google uses Personal Information. To opt-out of Google Analytics please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. The Qt Company uses Stripe to enable the payment process for every purchase, for more information please visit https://stripe.com/privacy

Upon the user places an order through the Site, the user accepts that The Qt Company may share Personal Information and details about the transaction with the relevant Publisher to enable the provisioning process. Whenever a Publisher receives users Personal Information either from the user or from The Qt Company, the Publisher will process these data pursuant to their applicable Privacy Policies, which they are liable to provide to the user.

Finally, The Qt Company may also share Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful requests for information The Qt Company receives, or to otherwise protect The Qt Companys rights. 

Users rights 

If the user has a European resident, the user has the right to access personal information The Qt Company holds and to ask that the personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If the user would like to exercise this right, please use the contact information below. 

Additionally, if the user has a European resident please note that The Qt Company is processing the users' information to fulfill contracts The Qt Company might have with the user (for example if the user makes an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue The Qt Company legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that the information will be transferred outside of Europe, including Canada and the United States. 

Data retention 

When the user places an order through the Site, The Qt Company will maintain the Order Information unless and until the user asks to delete this information. 


The Qt Company may update this privacy policy from time to time to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. The changed version will be published on https://www.qt.io/terms-conditions/

Contact us 

If the user has any questions or wishes to exercise the rights mentioned above, please contact us by using an email to gdpr@qt.io. The Qt Company will use all reasonably available resources to respond to any such request without undue delay.