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Privacy policy

Privacy Policy

 

Effective Date: June 1st, 2024

 

1. Introduction

 

Welcome to www.quartz.org. We are committed to protecting your personal data and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal information when you visit our website.

 

2. Data Controller

 

Quartz Foundation is the data controller responsible for your personal data. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or your rights, please contact us:

- Email: foundation@quartz.org

 

3. Data Collection

 

We may collect and process the following personal data about you:

 

- Identity Data: Name, username or similar identifier.

- Contact Data: Billing address, delivery address, email address, and telephone numbers.

- Technical Data: Internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.

- Usage Data: Information about how you use our website, products, and services.

- Marketing and Communications Data:** Your preferences in receiving marketing from us and your communication preferences.

 

4. How We Use Your Data

 

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

 

- To provide and maintain our services.

- To manage your account and provide customer support.

- To process and deliver orders.

- To manage our relationship with you, including notifying you of changes to our terms or privacy policy.

- To administer and protect our business and this website.

- To deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve to you.

- To use data analytics to improve our website, products/services, marketing, customer relationships, and experiences.

- To make suggestions and recommendations to you about goods or services that may be of interest to you.

 

5. Legal Basis for Processing

 

We rely on the following legal bases for processing your personal data:

 

- Consent: Where you have given consent to the processing of your data.

- Contract: Where processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you or to take steps at your request before entering into such a contract.

- Legal Obligation: Where we need to comply with a legal obligation.

- Legitimate Interests: Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests or those of a third party and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

 

6. Data Sharing

 

We may share your personal data with:

 

- Service providers who provide IT and system administration services.

- Professional advisers including lawyers, bankers, auditors, and insurers who provide consultancy, banking, legal, insurance, and accounting services.

- Regulators and other authorities who require reporting of processing activities in certain circumstances.

 

7. International Transfers

 

If we transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we ensure a similar degree of protection by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards:

 

- Adequacy Decision: We will only transfer your personal data to countries that have been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for personal data by the European Commission.

- Standard Contractual Clauses: Where we use certain service providers, we may use specific contracts approved by the European Commission which give personal data the same protection it has in Europe.

- Binding Corporate Rules: Where applicable, we may implement Binding Corporate Rules approved by the relevant supervisory authority to safeguard the international transfer of data within our group of companies.

 

8. Data Security

 

We have implemented appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered, or disclosed. Additionally, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors, and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

 

9. Data Retention

 

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure, the purposes for which we process your data, and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means.

 

10. Your Data Protection Rights

 

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. These include the right to:

 

- Request access to your personal data.

- Request correction of your personal data.

- Request erasure of your personal data.

- Object to processing of your personal data.

- Request restriction of processing your personal data.

- Request transfer of your personal data.

- Right to withdraw consent.

 

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at the details provided in section 2.

 

11. Changes to This Privacy Policy

 

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time in response to changing legal, technical, or business developments. We will notify you by updating the date of this Privacy Policy and posting it on our website. In some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you a notification).

 

2. Contact Us

 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us:

 

- Email: foundation@quartz.org

cookies policy

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Effective Date: June 1st, 2024

 

1. Introduction

 

QUARTZ.ORG uses cookies to enhance the user experience and provide essential functionalities. This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how we use them, and how you can manage your cookie preferences.

 

2. What Are Cookies?

 

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit a website. They are widely used to make websites work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

 

3. Types of Cookies We Use

 

- Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential for the website to function properly. They enable basic functionalities such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website.

- Performance Cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, such as which pages are visited most often. This helps us improve the functionality of our website.

- Functional Cookies: These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your username, language, or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personalized features.

- Targeting/Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and to help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.

 

4. How We Use Cookies

 

We use cookies to:

 

- Improve the functionality and performance of our website.

- Understand how users interact with our website.

- Personalize your experience on our website.

- Deliver targeted advertising and measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.

 

5. Managing Cookies

 

You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings. Most browsers allow you to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, if you choose to disable cookies, some features of our website may not function properly.

 

6. Third-Party Cookies

 

We may use third-party services that set cookies on our website to deliver better services and for various functionalities. These third parties may use cookies to collect information about your online activities over time and across different websites. We do not control these third-party cookies and recommend that you review the privacy policies of these third parties for information on their cookie practices.

 

7. Changes to This Cookie Policy

 

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. We will notify you of any changes by updating the "Effective Date" at the top of this Cookie Policy and by posting the updated policy on our website.

 

8. Contact Us

 

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or this Cookie Policy, please contact us:

 

- Email: foundation@quartz.org

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