2ndQuadrant Privacy Policy


2ndQuadrant respects your privacy. The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you about the categories of personal information we receive and collect about you when you visit our site (https://www.2ndquadrant.com) and its subdomains, the purposes for which we may use such information, and if and how we disclose it to third parties.

We value the trust that you place in us by giving us your personal information. We will always use your personal information in a way that is fair and worthy of that trust. We will provide clear information about how we use your personal information.

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Website and to the information collected by this site and through its subdomains. It does not apply to any other sites and does not apply to Third party websites from which links to the Website may be made. These Third party sites may have their own privacy policies and terms and conditions. We encourage you to read them before using those Third party sites.

The Personal Information We Collect

2ndQuadrant collects personal information directly from you when you interact with us through our website, including, without limitation, when you:

  • Request information through ‘Contact Us’
  • Request information about a specific service or product we offer
  • Register for a live or recorded webinar, or other event
  • Subscribe to our newsletter
  • Subscribe to our blog updates
  • Purchase a book
  • Comment on a blog post
  • Apply for employment

The types of personal information collected directly from you may include:

  • Information used to communicate with you; such as name, title, company name, email address, telephone number, postal address and language.
  • Information used to execute a purchase for you; such as payment information.
  • We may also collect information relating to your use of our websites and response to our emails through the use of various technologies. Collecting information in this manner allows us to analyze the effectiveness of our websites and improve our interactions with you. For more information about the technologies we employ for these purposes, see the “Cookies and Other Technologies” section below.
  • We may collect Navigational Information like your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed. We use Navigational Information to operate and improve the website. We may also use Navigational Information alone or in combination with Personal Information to provide you with personalized information about 2ndQuadrant products & services.

Children’s Online Privacy

2ndQuadrant does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of thirteen (13). If we learn that we have inadvertently obtained Personally Identifiable Information from a child under the age of thirteen (13), we will delete that information as soon as practicable.

How We Use Your Personal Information

2ndQuadrant uses personal information in an effort to enhance your experience on our websites. In addition, we may use personal information we collect about you to:

  • Fulfill Your Requests. If you request something from 2ndQuadrant, such as a product or service, a call back, or specific marketing or other materials, we may use the personal information you provide to respond your request.
  • Provide You with Information About Our Products, Services and Events. 2ndQuadrant may use your personal information to notify you about product and service offerings as well as events that we believe may be of interest to you.
  • Process Your Job Application. When you apply for a position at 2ndQuadrant, we use the personal information you provide, such as information in your resume and cover letter, for the purpose of assessing your application, considering you for future positions, and carrying out human resources functions in accordance with applicable law.

We will not use your personal information in a manner that is inconsistent with the purpose of its original collection.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails from  2ndQuadrant, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How We Share Your Personal Information

2ndQuadrant will never sell your personal information. Also, we will never share your personal information with others without your consent. 2ndQuadrant shares personal information in the following ways:

  • 2ndQuadrant may share personal information with trusted business partners and service providers in order to support our business operations, such as (but not limited to) fulfilling your orders, following up on requests, providing support and assisting 2ndQuadrant with sales, marketing and communication initiatives. These business partners and service providers include, for example, distributors, resellers, payment processors, financial institutions, materials production and shipping companies, postal or government authorities, and information technology service providers. Business partners and service providers are required by contract to keep the information received on behalf of 2ndQuadrant confidential and secure and not use it for any purpose other than the purpose for which it was provided to them.
  • 2ndQuadrant may share personal information as required by law or legal process, such as responding to a duly authorized and lawful request of a police or public authority (including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements), to enforce or protect the rights of 2ndQuadrant, when such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss as permitted by applicable law, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.

Cookies and Other Technologies

A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your device. When you visit our websites we may automatically collect information such as your browser type, language, device’s operating system, etc. We may also use cookies to collect information as you navigate our websites to make the experience work as you expect it to.

Necessary cookies

We use necessary cookies on our platforms to allow us to improve user experience, functionality, safety, and security of our websites. Necessary cookies help us make the website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies and they cannot be switched off in our systems. Except for necessary cookies, 2ndQuadrant asks for a user’s consent before storing any other cookie on a user’s device.

Cookies Requiring User Consent

2ndQuadrant uses preference cookies to enable the website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, such as a user’s preferred language or the region that they are in.

Statistic cookies enable us to understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously such as total visitors, average session duration, a visitor’s country, etc. We measure and improve performance of our website based on data collected through statistic cookies.

Marketing cookies allow us to track visitors across our website. These cookies are set through our site by our advertising partners with intention to display ads that are relevant to you. These cookies may be used by our partners to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites. If you do not allow these cookies, you will not experience our targeted advertising across different websites.

Your Rights and Choices

In accordance with the laws of certain countries, you may have certain rights and choices regarding the personal information we collect and maintain about you, and how we communicate with you.

You will be given an opportunity to tell us whether you would like to receive information, special offers, and promotional materials by email from 2ndQuadrant when you create a 2ndQuadrant.com account, when you register for a service, when you provide us with your personal information, or when we send you a marketing email. You have the ability to opt out of receiving marketing emails from 2ndQuadrant at any time, without cost, by clicking on the relevant link contained in our marketing emails.

You have the right to request to update, delete or amend your personal data that 2ndQuadrant hold about you. You also have the right to request access to your personal data i.e. Name, email or anything that is identifiable.

Hyperlinks to Third Party Websites

Our website (https://www.2ndquadrant.com/) and its subdomains contains links to 3rd party websites which may not be controlled by 2ndQuadrant. Therefore, 2ndQuadrant will not be responsible for any errors in 3rd party site’s content, product or services. This will also apply to any hyperlink contained in a hyperlinked web site. In addition, 2ndQuadrant will not be liable for any privacy and security practices being used by these 3rd party websites. Accessing any such site or hyperlinks are entirely at your own risk.


Your personal information is kept secure.  We have implemented appropriate physical, administrative, and technical safeguards to help us protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure. For example, we encrypt certain personal information such as payment information when we transmit it over the Internet. We also require that our business partners and service providers protect such information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

2ndQuadrant reserves the right to make changes periodically to this Privacy Policy at our sole discretion. Changes to the Privacy Policy will be posted on this page. Your continued use of this Website after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the changes and of the revised Privacy Policy.

Privacy Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:
2ndQuadrant Ltd.
7200 The Quorum,
Oxford Business Park North,
OX4 2JZ,
United Kingdom
[email protected]

Read more about 2ndQuadrant’s compliance here.