Granite Escrow & Settlement Services (GESS) Privacy Practices

In order to fully process your requests for information, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information. This includes information about you, including name, address, e-mail address and so on. We understand you may be concerned about how we will use any personal or financial information you provide. This statement describes the practices GESS will follow in regards to protecting the privacy of users of

Information Collected

Depending upon the type of transaction you are requesting and whether or not your escrow is already in progress, the information we may collect includes:

  • Information that allows us to identify you and respond to an inquiry
  • Information about your transaction with us

Use of Information

All information gathered from you of a personal nature is so acquired to facilitate your escrow needs, and to ensure that we are providing you with the highest level of customer service possible. Under no circumstances will we release your personal information to another party unless 1) it is necessary for us to provide a service you have specifically requested of us in conjunction with a nonaffiliated company, or 2) we have sought your advance consent, or 3) when this is required by legal process or the law. Under no circumstances will we sell or rent information collected through this site.

Commitment to Confidentiality

We are extremely cautious when it comes to shielding your personal information, and endeavor to take all reasonable steps to ensure that such information is not disposed of or used in an improper or unauthorized manner. While it is impossible to guarantee that information collected over the web, as well as through e-mail, is entirely secure, we do employ physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations in order to ensure that information collected on our servers is secure.

Internally, access to your personal information is restricted to only those employees who require access to facilitate your business needs. You may rest assured that our employees understand the importance of handling your information with confidence.

Granite Escrow & Settlement Services Privacy Policy relating to personal information obtained from our clients during the course of an escrow transaction is available on request.

Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer

The information contained on this website is provided as an accommodation to the real estate industry and to our clients. It is not intended to be nor does it represent professional, legal, or financial advice. GESS makes no representation as to the legal sufficiency or financial consequences of information which is supplied on this website, and we strongly encourage participants in real estate transactions to seek advice from independent legal and financial counsel.

Protection of Children’s Online Privacy

We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent.  Our website is not directed or intended to individuals under the age of 13 and should not be used by them.  In no event should individuals under the age of 13, provide any personal information through our website.  More information about the Children’s Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) may be found at

Copyright Information

All editorial content, graphics, and information on The GESS website are owned by GESS which retains all copyright and other proprietary rights in and to this material. Except for making one hard copy print of limited portions of the site on an ad hoc basis for private use or downloading as may be expressly authorized by GESS, this information may not be reproduced, licensed, copied, displayed, published, sold, modified, transmitted or distributed without the expressed approval of GESS. Any other uses of the site are strictly prohibited, and linking to this site is prohibited unless GESS approves such a link in writing.