SafeCards by 1st Quarter, Inc. Privacy Policy

We are 1st Quarter Inc., a U.S. company headquartered in California, collectively referred to as "we" or “1st Quarter” in this Privacy Policy. Our Software-as-a-Service product ("Service") is called SafeCards and it is used to help individuals and families share and secure vital information.

In this Privacy Policy, we explain what personal data we collect from visitors to the SafeCards website and how we use such personal data.

It is important to note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to information our customers may upload to their SafeCards application in connection with their use of our Services (which we refer to as “Content” in our Terms of Service).  For clarity, the Content that a customer uploads to the SafeCards app is stored exclusively in Apple iCloud within the customer’s own Apple account.  This data is never accessed or stored on servers operated by 1st Quarter/Safecards.  Thus the data described in this Policy is strictly any data collected outside of the application (such as the SafeCards.app website).

Data Categories and Collection Purposes
When you visit our website(s) and/or use our Services, you provide the following categories of personal data to us:

Service Data (including Session, Location and Usage data): When you visit our websites we receive data that is automatically logged by the website - for example, duration of session, connections made, hardware, equipment and devices used, IP addresses, location, language settings, operating system used, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. We need this information to provide, operate, and improve our website.

Email address: Optionally, you may provide your email address to obtain support or to receive product updates.  We will only use this information to respond to your inquiries or to keep you updated per your wishes.

We strive to limit the types and categories of personal data that is collected from, and processed on behalf of, our users to include only information which is necessary to achieve the purpose(s) for which it was collected and we do not use personal data for additional purpose(s) which are incompatible with their initial collection. In other words, we have measures and policies in place designed to ensure that we only collect and process information from our users that we believe is necessary to operate and provide them with a world-class Service.

How We Use Your Data
We use the data we collect from visitors to our websites to: (a) provide and operate our Services; (b) address and respond to service, security, and customer support needs; (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, unlawful, or technical issues; (d) comply with applicable laws and administrative requests, protect our rights, assert and defend against claims; (e) fulfill contracts; (f) maintain and improve our Services; (g) provide analysis or valuable data back to our customers and users; (h) assess the needs of your business to determine and promote other 1st Quarter products which we believe may be helpful to you; (i) provide product updates, marketing communications, and service data; (j) conduct research and analysis for business planning and product development; (k) display content based upon your interests; and (l) to the extent permitted by law, we may combine, correct, and enrich personal data that we receive from you with data about you from other sources, including publicly available databases or from third parties to update, expand, and analyze our records, identify new prospects for marketing, and provide products and Services that may be of interest to you.

Analytics, Cookies and Other Web Site Technologies
We continuously improve our websites and Services through the use of first- and third-party cookies and other web analytics tools, which help us understand how our visitors use our websites, desktop tools, and mobile applications, what webpages, features and functions they like and dislike, and where they may have run into problems which need to be addressed.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics as described in “How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps.” You can prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics on our websites by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on here. For enhanced privacy purposes, we also employ IP address masking, a technique used to truncate IP addresses collected by Google Analytics and store them in an abbreviated form to prevent them from being traced back to individual users. Portions of our website may also use Google Analytics for Display Advertisers including DoubleClick or Dynamic Remarketing which provide interest-based ads based on your visit to this or other websites. You can use Ads Settings to manage the Google ads you see and opt-out of interest-based ads. 

Security
SafeCards has implemented a comprehensive data privacy and security program which includes appropriate technical and organizational measures designed to safeguard and protect the personal, identifiable, and/or confidential information we collect or you share with us. To learn about SafeCards’ Service-specific security measures and certifications, please visit our Security page.

Privacy Frameworks
1st Quarter, Inc. is headquartered in the United States of America, has international affiliates and subsidiaries, and maintains a global infrastructure. Information that we collect and maintain may be transferred to, or controlled and processed in, the United States and/or other countries around the world.

Changes
We update this Privacy Policy from time-to-time to reflect changes to our personal data handling practices or respond to new legal requirements and will post updates here. However, if we make any material changes that have a substantive and adverse impact on your privacy, we will provide notice on this website and within the SafeCards application. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Children’s Privacy
SafeCards’ webpages are intended for general audiences – we do not seek through our sites to gather personal data from or about persons that are sixteen (16) years of age or younger. If you inform us or we otherwise become aware that we have unintentionally received personal data from an individual under the age of sixteen (16), we will delete this information from our records.

Access Requests
We respect your control over your information and, upon request, we will confirm whether we hold or are processing information that we have collected from you. You also have the right to amend or update inaccurate or incomplete personal data, request deletion of your personal data, or request that we no longer use it. Under certain circumstances we will not be able to fulfill your request, such as if it interferes with our regulatory obligations, affects legal matters, we cannot verify your identity, or it involves disproportionate cost or effort, but in any event we will respond to your request within thirty (30) days and provide you an explanation.

Please note that for personal data about you that we have obtained or received for processing on behalf of a separate, unaffiliated entity – which determined the means and purposes of processing, all such requests should be made to that entity directly. We will honor and support any instructions they provide us with respect to your personal data.

Contact Us
If you have questions or requests relating to personal data or privacy, please contact us at info@safecards.app