Last modified: April 1, 2016
Patent GC LLC (“Patent GC”) respects your concerns about privacy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit our website (“site”), and how we collect, use, maintain, protect and share information gathered from our site users.
Information We Collect and Use
Personal Information. When visiting our site, you may choose to share personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”), such as your name, email, phone number and nature of your inquiry to prompt us to contact you or in connection with a resume submitted for consideration by our team. We will use this information to fulfill your request. We may also use this information to keep you informed about events, legal developments, and services provided by Patent GC that we believe will be of interest to you. In this case, you will have the opportunity to opt out of receiving such direct marketing communications. Patent GC will not disclose any of your Personal Information other than as described below.
Non-Personal Information. Patent GC may collect specific aggregate and non-personal information such as usage details, IP addresses, browser type, language preference, referring site and information collected through cookies, automatically as you navigate through the site. This information helps us to understand how visitors engage with our site so that we can continue to meet the information needs of our site visitors and improve the functionality of our site.
Information We Share
Patent GC will not sell, rent, trade or otherwise disclose any Personal Information obtained from visitors to our site, except as described herein. We may share such information with our employees, independent contractors or affiliated organizations performing services on our behalf, including the fulfillment of your requests. Also, we may disclose Personal Information if required to by law or pursuant to legal process, in order to comply with requests from law enforcement, court, regulators, or government officials, and/or if Patent GC believes in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss. Patent GC reserves the right to disclose Personal Information in the event of a sale or transfer of all or a portion of its business assets.
Some pages on this site may use “cookies”– small files that the site places on your hard drive for identification purposes. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID to track the pages visited, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. These files are used for site registration and customization the next time you visit us.
Patent GC maintains administrative, technical and physical safeguards in order to protect against unauthorized use, disclosure, alteration or destruction of your Personal Information provided to us via the site. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our site. Therefore, we recommend using caution when determining what and how much information to provide through our site. We also recommend that your change your passwords often, using a combination of letters.
Protecting the Privacy of Children
Children under 13 years old are not the target audience for our site. To protect their privacy, Patent GC prohibits the solicitation of personal information from these children.
Links to Third Party Sites
This site may contain links to other sites. Patent GC does not share your personal information with those Web sites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.
Changes to this Policy
Patent GC reserves the right to update this policy at any time and without prior notice to its site users. The date of the most recent revision will be featured at the top of this page for your convenience. We advise you to read our policy from time to time. Your continued use of Patent GC’s site will constitute acceptance of the terms of the revised policy.