Welcome to Quartz’s website. We appreciate your interest in us.
This website is intended for an audience in the United States of America. The information you provide will be transferred and processed by a computer server located within the United States of America.
We do not collect personally identifiable information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. Personally identifiable information is any information or data that is unique to an individual such as a name, Social Security Number, address, birth date, etc. Parts of the Quartz website may allow you to provide Quartz with personally identifiable information in order for Quartz to provide requested products, services, or materials to you, or to respond to your questions. The personally identifiable information you provide is used only for the stated purposes on that website page. Quartz does not sell, license, transmit or disclose personal information that you provide to us outside of Quartz and its affiliated companies except with the following exceptions:
It is your choice to provide personal information to us through this website. You do not have to provide personal information if you do not want to. That may limit your ability to use certain parts of the website. Please contact customer service to learn how to obtain products, services, or materials, or have your questions answered, in a different manner.
Quartz will not intentionally collect any personal information from children under the age of 13 through our website without first obtaining parental consent. If you think we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13 through this web site please contact customer service.
Quartz protects personally identifiable information, including any Social Security Number Quartz receives during the course of business. Quartz uses various physical, technological, and administrative safeguards designed to protect against unauthorized access of your Social Security Number.
Quartz takes the duty to protect your personally identifiable information seriously. We strive to keep your data safe by using industry-proven best practices. Quartz protects the confidentiality of the data you submit through this website by encrypting sensitive information. Encryption is a way of concealing and securing data. Quartz uses a 128-bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL). Quartz uses a system of firewalls to help protect our private network from unauthorized Internet users. Quartz continually checks the whole system and makes sure data is secure. We use an Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and other monitoring tools. These tools alert our security team so that they can find and block attacks against our systems. Quartz analyzes data in real time to check for threats. We also check to make sure that everything is working properly. Data is collected from all security and network hardware, software and systems. Quartz has back-up systems and a disaster recovery plan in place. This means that all critical systems and data will continue be safe and available. This is a common way to prepare for a range of problems that can include power outages or natural disasters.
Even so, Quartz cannot guarantee the security of our website. We cannot guarantee that the personal information sent or submitted through our website will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us. We are not liable for the acts of malicious third parties.
The effective date of this policy is September 1, 2016.