Privacy Policy

Quantropi Inc. Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) describes how Quantropi Inc. (“Quantropi”) collects, uses and discloses information and data relating to your access and use of the Quantropi Platform, and what rights you have with respect to such information and data.

The Privacy Policy does not apply to Third Party Services (defined below).

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE QUANTROPI PLATFORM. BY ACCESSING AND USING THE QUANTROPI PLATFORM, YOU AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

Quantropi reserves the right to update and change the Privacy Policy from time to time by posting updates and changes to the Site. If Quantropi makes material changes to the Privacy Policy, Quantropi will send you notice of such changes by posting the revised policy on the Site, and where appropriate, by other means. By continuing to use the Quantropi Platform after such changes are posted, you agree to such changes.

1. INFORMATION COLLECTED

1.1 User Information.

Quantropi collects and receives information and data relating to you during your access and use of the Quantropi Platform (the “User Information”). User Information includes without limitation identifying information (such as name, address, telephone number, email address).

1.2 Other Information.

Quantropi generates and collects information and data that is based on and derived from your use of the Quantropi Platform (the “Other Information”). Other Information includes, without limitation, the following:

a) Services Metadata. When you interact with the Quantropi Platform, metadata is generated that provides additional context about the way you engage.

b) Log Data. As with most websites and technology services delivered over the Internet, Quantropi servers automatically collect and record information when Quantropi is accessed. This log data may include the Internet Protocol (IP) address, the address of the web page visited before using the Quantropi Platform, browser type and settings, the date and time the Quantropi Platform was used, information about browser configuration and plugins, language preferences and cookie data. This Other Information is used to optimize the delivery of the Quantropi Platform.

c) Device Information. Quantropi collects information about devices used to access the Quantropi Platform, including the type of device, what operating system is used, device settings, application IDs, unique device identifiers and crash data. Whether Quantropi collects some or all of this Other Information often depends on the type of device used and its settings. This Other Information is used to optimize the delivery of the Quantropi Platform.

d) Location Information. Quantropi collects information from Users to determine their approximate location, such as their service address, IP address or any other location information from devices in accordance with the consent process provided by the device.

e) Cookie Information. Quantropi uses cookies and similar technologies through the Quantropi Platform to help collect Other Information. The Quantropi Platform may also include cookies and similar tracking technologies of third parties, which may collect Other Information about Users via the Quantropi Platform and across other websites and online services. If you do not wish to accept cookies, you have the option of blocking or disabling cookies. Your computer provides you with the ability to clear all cookies that have been stored onto your hard drive, should you wish to do so. However, please be aware that you may be unable to access certain parts of the Quantropi Platform if you block or disable Quantropi cookies.

f) Third Party Services. Quantropi may receive data about organizations, industries, website visitors, marketing campaigns and other matters related to the Quantropi Platform from parent corporation(s), affiliates and subsidiaries, Quantropi partners or other service providers that Quantropi uses to make the Other Information more useful. This data may be combined with Other Information Quantropi collects and might include aggregate level data.

g) Additional Information Provided to Quantropi. Quantropi receives Other Information when submitted to the Quantropi Platform or if you participate in a focus group, contest, activity or event, apply for a job, request support, interact with Quantropi social media accounts or otherwise communicate with Quantropi.
Generally, you are not under a statutory or contractual obligation to provide any information or data to Quantropi. However, certain information and data is collected automatically when accessing and using the Quantropi Platform and blocking such collections may result in Quantropi’s inability to provide you with access and use to any part or whole of the Quantropi Platform. If you do not consent to Quantropi’s collection of User Information and Other Information, do not access or use the Quantropi Platform.

2. INFORMATION USE

2.1 Service Data.

User Information and Other Information (collectively, “Service Data”) will be used by Quantropi in furtherance of Quantropi’s legitimate interests in operating the Quantropi Platform. More specifically, Quantropi uses Service Data:

a) To provide, update, maintain and protect the Quantropi Platform. This includes use of Service Data to support delivery of the Quantropi Platform, prevent or address service errors, security or technical issues, analyze and monitor usage, trends and other activities;

b) To connect Users that wish to engage through the Quantropi Platform;

c) As required by applicable law, legal process or regulation;

d) To communicate with you by responding to your requests, comments and questions;

e) To develop and provide additional features for the Quantropi Platform;

f) To send emails and other communications. Quantropi may send you service, technical and other administrative emails, messages and other types of communications. Quantropi may also contact you to inform you about changes in the Quantropi Platform and important service-related notices, such as security notices. These communications are considered part of the Quantropi Platform and you may not opt out of them. In addition, Quantropi sometimes sends emails about new product features, promotional communications or other news about Quantropi. These are marketing messages, and you may opt out of them;

g) To operate and contact you for invoicing, account management and other similar reasons; and

h) To investigate and help prevent security issues and abuse.

3. INFORMATION STORAGE

Quantropi primarily stores Service Data on servers located and operated within the United States. If you reside or are located outside of the U.S., Quantropi may send and store your Service Data to the U.S. in order to provide and operate the Quantropi Platform. By accepting the terms of this Privacy Policy, you acknowledge the transfer to and processing of your personal information on servers located in the U.S. and other countries.

4. INFORMATION RETENTION

In general, Quantropi keeps your Service Data throughout your relationship with Quantropi. This means Quantropi will keep your Service Data as long as you maintain an Account and/or access or use the Quantropi Platform.
Once you terminate your relationship with Quantropi, Quantropi will generally continue to store archived copies of your Service Data for legitimate business purposes and to comply with applicable law, except when Quantropi receives a valid erasure request.
If Service Data is aggregated or de-identified so it is no longer reasonably associated with an identified or identifiable natural person, Quantropi may indefinitely retain and use it for any business purpose.

5. INFORMATION SHARING

This section describes how Quantropi may share and disclose Service Data.

5.1 Displaying the Services.

Service Data may be shared with other Users in the course of the ordinary use of the Quantropi Platform.

5.2 Third Party Service Providers and Partners.

Quantropi may engage third party companies or individuals as service providers or business partners to process Service Data and support the Quantropi business. These third parties may, for example, provide virtual computing and storage services.

5.3 Third Party Services.

You may access third party software, applications, products, services or website links through the Quantropi Platform (the “Third Party Services”). When enabled, Quantropi may share Service Data with Third Party Services. Third Party Services are not owned or controlled by Quantropi and third parties that have been granted access to Service Data may have their own policies and practices for its collection and use. Please check the privacy settings and notices in these Third Party Services or contact the provider for any questions. Quantropi disclaims any liability arising in connection with Third Party Services.

5.4 Corporate Affiliates.

Quantropi may share Service Data with its corporate affiliates, parents and/or subsidiaries.

5.5 During a Change to Quantropi’s Business.

If Quantropi engages in a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization, sale of some or all of Quantropi’s assets or stock, financing, public offering of securities, acquisition of all or a portion of the Quantropi business, a similar transaction or proceeding, or steps in contemplation of such activities (e.g. due diligence), some or all Service Data may be shared or transferred with such participating parties, subject to standard confidentiality arrangements.

5.6 Aggregated or De-identified Data.

Quantropi may disclose or use aggregated or de-identified Service Data indefinitely and for any purpose. For example, Quantropi may share aggregated or de-identified Service Data with prospects or partners for business or research purposes, such as telling a prospective Quantropi customer the average amount of time spent within the Quantropi Platform.

5.7 To Comply with Laws.

If Quantropi receives a request for information from a governing or regulatory authority, Quantropi may disclose Service Data if Quantropi reasonably believes disclosure is in accordance with or required by any applicable law, regulation or legal process. Quantropi is released of any liability associated with any such disclosures made in good faith.

5.8 To Enforce Rights, Prevent Fraud, And For Safety.

Quantropi may disclose or use Service Data to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of Quantropi or third parties, including enforcing contracts or policies, or in connection with investigating and preventing fraud or security issues.

5.9 With Consent.

Quantropi may share Service Data with third parties when Quantropi has your consent to do so, which may be obtained through the Quantropi Platform.

6. INFORMATION CONTROL

Quantropi understands that you have legal rights over your Service Data, and takes reasonable steps in accordance with applicable laws to allow you to access, correct, amend, delete, port, or limit the use of your Service Data. You can update many types of Service Data, such as payment or contact information, directly within your Account. If you are unable to change your Service Data within your Account, please contact Quantropi to make the required changes.

7. FEEDBACK

Any suggestions or comments for improving or modifying the Quantropi Platform that are included in your communications with Quantropi (“Feedback”)will be deemed to be non-confidential and non-proprietary to you, and you agree that: (a) Quantropi is therefore not subject to any confidentiality obligations with respect to the Feedback; (b) the Feedback is not confidential or proprietary information of any third party and you have all of the necessary rights to disclose the Feedback to Quantropi; (c) Quantropi may irrevocably freely use, reproduce, publicize and exploit the Feedback; and (d) you are not, nor is any other party, entitled to receive any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from Quantropi in relation to the Feedback.

8. SECURITY

Quantropi works hard to protect the Service Data from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access or disclosure. These steps take into account the sensitivity of the Service Data and the current state of technology. Quantropi follows industry standards on information security management to safeguard sensitive information, such as financial information, intellectual property, employee details and any other personal information entrusted to Quantropi. Quantropi information security systems apply to people, processes and information technology systems on a risk management basis.

No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, Quantropi cannot guarantee the absolute security of Service Data, and makes no warranties to you in connection with same.

 

9. NOTE TO PARENTS AND GUARDIANS

Quantropi does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age or any person under the age of majority in any jurisdiction. The Quantropi Platform is not directed to children under the age of 13 and children under 13 are not permitted to use the Quantropi Platform. If Quantropi becomes aware that Quantropi has unknowingly collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, Quantropi will delete or disable such information. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under the age of 13, and you believe that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us immediately.

10. CONTACT

10.1 General Contact.

You may contact Quantropi if you have any questions about the Privacy Policy or Quantropi privacy practices, or if you are seeking to exercise any of your rights relating thereto. You may contact Quantropi at info@Quantropi.com or at the following mailing address:

Quantropi Inc.
1545 Carling Ave., Suite 620, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Z 8P9

Last Update: March 2021

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Nick Kuang

As VP Corporate Services, Nick plans, directs and coordinates a wide range of activities aimed at achieving Quantropi’s vision of the Quantum Internet. He has a keen interest in transformative technologies and the possibilities they offer for bettering our everyday lives. A pharmacist by training, Nick nurtures teams with a focus on integrity and collaborative effort, coupled with strong attention to detail. With prior experience in a successful biotech start-up developing point-of-care test kits, he enjoys the fast pace and challenge of the start-up environment.

Dr. Randy Kuang

Randy holds a doctorate in quantum physics. His research findings have been published in top international journals and named “Kuang’s semi-classical formalism” by NASA in 2012. With a career spanning IT, including with Nortel as senior network researcher & developer, he co-founded inBay Technologies in 2009, serving as CTO of the cybersecurity platform. As the first recipient of a patent for two-level authentication (2011), Randy is a prolific inventor, with 30+ U.S. patents in broad technology fields, such as WiMAX, optical networks, multi-factor identity authentication, transaction authorization, as well as concepts, technologies and industrial applications for quantum key distribution.

Jason Burke

With 25 years of experience providing operational and financial expertise to rapidly growing companies, Jason oversees Quantropi’s financial planning and helps define the investment opportunity. Currently the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Positive Venture Group, a leading provider of outsourced finance, virtual CFO and executive consulting services, Jason previously served as COO and CFO of Conversant, VP Finance and Principal Accounting Officer at AVID Technologies, and CFO of IBM’s Business Analytics Division. There, in 2008, he oversaw the integration of major portions of IBM’s $5 Billion acquisition of Cognos, where he had held increasingly senior finance positions, including CFO.

Ken Dobell

Ken leads marketing strategy at Quantropi. In high demand as a consultant with 25 years’ experience in performance media and an award- winning creative background, he has completed successful transformations, (re)branding and product development mandates with KPMG, Keurig, Fidelity, Eddyfi, Coveo, and more, and provides digital advice to the CMA. Previously, Ken pivoted an offline advertising brokerage to a leading-edge, data-driven performance agency as President of DAC Digital, held a progression of international leadership roles with Monster.com, pioneered a range of multi-channel initiatives as VP Marketing with a global franchisor, and introduced a mobile-first programmatic media offering to Canada within WPP.

Raj Narula, P.Eng.

Raj is a seasoned technology executive who has worked with companies as an advisor, business builder and active angel investor. Raj is a seasoned technology executive who has worked with companies as an advisor, business builder and active angel investor. He has held operational and advisory roles in Recognia (Trading Central ), Belair Networks ( Ericsson) , March Networks ( Infinova) , Sandvine ( Procera ), Neurolanguage ( ADEC) ,Bridgewater Systems (Amdocs), Vayyoo ( Cafex ) TenXc ( CCI ),1Mobility ( Qualys ) and others. He has been dividing his time between North America, EMEA, and the Asia Pacific region for over 20 years and speaks multiple languages. He grew up in Asia, Europe, South America and Canada. Raj is also the co-founder and Charter Member of the Ottawa chapter of TiE (the Indus Entrepreneur). Raj holds a B.Eng degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Michael Redding

Before joining Quantropi, Mike was Managing Director and co-founder of Accenture Ventures, where he grew a global portfolio of strategic partnerships and 38 equity investments in emerging technology startups.

During his nearly 30 years with Accenture, he incubated and launched technology innovations for enterprises across multiple geographies and industries. Ever-passionate about bold ideas with game-changing results, he speaks frequently on the impact of emerging technology on large organizations.

With a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton, and a Master’s in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern, Mike is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Accenture Foundation and Board Observer for startups Maana and Splice Machine.

Alex He

Alex is a product-oriented project manager who bridges the gaps between the company’s engineering and commercial teams. He has over ten years of experience in the analysis, design and development of enterprise-class applications, with a particular focus on creating optimal user experiences (UX). Ever passionate about cybersecurity solutions that can deliver solid security without unreasonably sacrificing customer convenience, Alex is the lead inventor of a registered patent on user interface security. He is committed to helping ensure that the Agile software engineering team at Quantropi delivers consistently high-quality, high crypto-agility cybersecurity solutions for next-generation communications.

Tina Wang

Tina develops websites and participates in a range of different projects, using new frameworks for front-end UI, along with Vuejs, Angula, Beego, Ruby on Rails, and Electron. She developed Quantropi’s desktop CipherSpace application by integrating Electron, Webassembly and Go, to ensure a good user experience, as well as perfect operating system compatibility. She is also part of the dynamic and efficient QKD-NODE project team. Tina is always looking for new ways to increase her knowledge, improve her technological proficiency and enhance her strong execution and implementation skills. Prior to Quantropi, Tina served as a full-stack web developer at Sunny Future, where she maintained a WordPress home site and managed the release of new content for the company.

Bond Vo

Bond Vo is the Business Analyst of Quantropi. Along with Quantropi, Bond has been dynamic in accordance with a fast and evolving startup environment and is responsible in a wide range of areas including market research, funding, and more involved in the controller roles to oversee day to day accounting operation as well as build financing models and budget to achieve company’s ultimate goals/objectives. Bond has applied best practices consistently and successfully supports equity, debt, and non-dilutive funding for Quantropi since joint the team. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce concentrated in Finance from Carleton University. Outside of his professional career, Bond also participated in volunteer for the Vietnamese Immigration Student Association (VISA) to help and support students as well as newcomers in Canada.

Pauline Arnold

As James Nguyen’s EA, Pauline Arnold brings more than 40 years of experience in complementary customer service and administrative roles. Prior to Quantropi, she served 20 years as Branch Manager and an assistant in investments, and over 20 years at Metropolitan Life Canada in various aspects of the insurance sector – assisting clients, management and colleagues to complete tasks, solve problems, address questions and achieve goals. She also worked part-time for Royal Lepage Performance for 5+ years as a receptionist & admin, and for 5 years was chair of the TKFG’s charity golf tournament.

Dafu Lou

Dafu is Quantropi’s Director of engineering. Prior to Quantropi, he served as a technical leader at Irdeto, a world-leading provider of digital platform security software, where he was responsible for white-box cryptography, cloaked CA secure core, and iOS/android application protection services, among others. Prior to Irdeto, Dafu served as a senior software engineer at SecureNex Systems, where he led the implementation of an SSL-VPN solution and ECC-based secure data storage & PKI. He earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Ottawa in 2009. Dafu is also a part-time professor, teaching VLSI, Cryptography and other subjects at uOttawa.

Christopher McKenzie

With his extensive experience in software development and strong analytical skills, Chris can handle the entire end-to-end software development life cycle. Prior to Quantropi, he served as Director of Product Development at Sphyrna Security, Inc., where he managed the delivery of security compliance automation and data diode appliance products, and as Commercial Software Development Manager at Cord3, Inc., where he managed the development of an advanced data access policy management product. Chris graduated from Computer Science at Algonquin College and the Ottawa School of Arts in 1998. Read less

Eric Chan

Eric Chan a.k.a. EEPMON is a Crypto / Digital Artist with 15 years in the industry – and Quantropi’s Creative Emissary. His hybrid fractal/digital creations have been seen in fashion, comics to museums and has exhibited worldwide. EEPMON’s collaborations include Canada Goose, MARVEL, Snoopy, Microsoft Xbox, Canada Science & Technology Museum and was a TEDx performing artist. In 2018 he represented Canada on its first Creative Industries Trade Mission led by Canada’s Minister of Heritage and serves on the Canadian Museums Association‘s Board of Directors. At the same time, he is currently completing his Master of Information Technology – Digital Media at Carleton University. 

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James Nguyen

Prior to leading Quantropi, James was Chief Investment Officer & VP Asia Operations for a group of private and public real estate, mining, energy storage, graphene technologies and manufacturing interests, where, in his responsibilities for strategy, banking and global expansions, he secured large-scale investments and partnerships for commercializing graphene applications across multiple industries. A graduate of Carleton in Economics, he previously achieved success managing a mid-market portfolio (professional services, public sector, Asian markets) at RBC for over a decade. James has been on the HKCBA board, held advisory positions with technology start-ups and gives back as volunteer, fundraiser and mentor.