2. What information do we collect?
A. When you register to the Site we ask you to provide certain personal information, including a valid email address, location and username.
We may collect additional information such as physical address and additional authentication information, to provide you with the services you need,
or to ensure the marketplace integrity (for example, prevention of fraud). We collect information to provide better services and enhanced user experience to all of our Users.
B. In addition, we collect information while you access, browse, view or otherwise use the Site. In other words, when you access the Site we areaware of your usage of the Site, and may gather, collect and record the information relating to such usage, including geo-location information, IP address, device and connection information, browser information and web-log information, and all communications recorded by Users through the Site.We use that information to enhance user experience, personalize your browsing experience as well as monitor the Site for fraud and inappropriate content or behavior. We may also collect supplemental information obtained from third parties such as demographic and navigation data.
C. Once you register, your username and additional information regarding your activity is made public and is visible to all Users of the Site.
3. How do we collect Information?
A. To personalize your Site experience and the Services and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
B. To allow us to provide better service and respond to your customer service requests.
C. To quickly process your transactions.
D. To administer a promotion, survey or other Site or Services feature.
E. To respond to subpoenas, search warrants, judicial proceedings, court orders, legal process, or other law enforcement measures,to establish or exercise our legal rights, or to defend against legal claims.
F. To investigate, prevent, or take action regarding alleged or actual illegal activities, including fraud, situations involving potential threatsto the physical safety or other rights and interests of any person, violations of the applicable Terms, or as otherwise required by law.
G. We may also share information about you for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your information or pursuant to your consent.
4. How do we use the Information collected?
We retain information as long as it is necessary and relevant for our operations. In addition, we may retain personal information from closed accounts to comply with the law,prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigation, enforce our Site terms and take other actions permitted by law.
5. Do we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?
However, nonpersonally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
6. Do we use "cookies"?
We may contract with thirdparty service providers to assist us in better understanding our Site visitors and Members. These service providers are not permittedto use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser(such as Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that make your Site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly,and registered users may not be able to login properly.
7. How do I opt-out information collection?
You may opt out of information collection by deactivating your account. You can deactivate your account at any time by visiting the preference page of your profile.Although your account will be disabled, all of your posts and content submissions will remain on the website and publicly available. Quark is under no obligationto remove any publicly available Member Content after your account has been deactivated.
8. How do we safeguard your personal information?
Quark follows generally accepted industry security standards to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and correctly use your personallyidentifiable information. However, no commercial method of information transfer over the Internet or electronic data storage is known to be 100% secure. As a result,we cannot guarantee the absolute security of that information during its transmission or its storage in our systems.
11. How do you ask questions and provide feedback?
12. How do you correct or update personal information?
You can correct or update your personal information by reregistering, updating your profile, or by contacting us by email at email@example.com
13. How do we protect children’s privacy?
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or throughany of its features, make any purchases through the Site, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Site or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or receivedpersonal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any informationfrom or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.