Last Updated: February 8, 2019

Please note that our Sites are under constant development. New services are added frequently and this agreement may therefore be modified and updated on an ongoing basis. Please check back to this page regularly

General Rules

Quartz Media, Inc. and Newspicks USA, LLC (collectively, “Quartz”) own and operate public-facing websites (including,,, and; operate Facebook pages, groups, and bots; deliver newsletters and other content via email; and makes the same or similar content available to mobile users, including via iOS and Android apps (Quartz, Quartz Brief, and Flags) (collectively, the “Sites”). (App purchases are typically also subject to the terms and conditions of the entity that operates the app store, which are accessible on that entity’s website.)

Your use of the Sites and associated products and services, regardless of media, is subject to the terms, conditions, and disclaimers set forth below; to our Online Privacy Policy; and to all applicable laws and regulations. In addition, Quartz reserves the right to terminate access to the Sites for any reason, and to take any other actions that Quartz, in its sole discretion, believes to be in the interest of the company and some or all of its users and customers. Quartz reserves the right to modify these disclaimers, terms, and conditions of access, without advance notice.

This is a binding contract between Quartz and you. By accessing or using the Sites, you hereby accept this agreement. As noted above, this agreement may be updated on an ongoing basis, and by using the Sites after changes are made to this agreement, you agree to be bound by such changes. As a material condition of such use, you warrant that you are over the age of thirteen and that you have provided accurate and complete information in any communication with Quartz.


Access to the Sites is provided free of charge, although some content, including certain premium content and the Quartz Private Key newsletter, may be only be available to paying subscribers, as described in the “Subscriptions” sections below. Access to the Sites does not create a professional services relationship or any other relationship with Quartz. The Sites are provided solely for your personal, non-commercial use.

In order to access some of the Sites, you may be required to use an account and password that can be obtained by completing a registration form, which requests certain information (“Registration Data”). By registering, you agree that all Registration Data you provide is accurate and that you will maintain and update this information to keep it accurate and current. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Registration Data and password.

Some of the Sites may allow you to sign in using information from your account with a third party service, such as Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. Please be aware that such third party services are unrelated to Quartz, and that your use of any third party services is subject to the terms and policies of those services. If you access the Sites through a third party service, you allow Quartz to access data in your third party service account. You represent that you are entitled to disclose your third party service account login information to Quartz and/or grant Quartz access to your third party service account without your breach of the terms and conditions that govern your use of the applicable third party service and without obligating Quartz to pay any fees or making Quartz subject to any usage limitations imposed by such third party service providers. QUARTZ DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION THAT MAY BE PROVIDED TO US BY SUCH THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS IN VIOLATION OF THE PRIVACY SETTINGS THAT YOU HAVE SET IN SUCH THIRD PARTY SERVICE ACCOUNTS.


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