Last modified: May 25, 2018
Patent GC LLC (“Patent GC” or “we” or us”) 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 web/blog site (“site”), and how we collect, use, maintain, protect and share information gathered from our site users.
Information You Give Us
Personal Information. When visiting our site, you may choose to share with us personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”), such as your name, email, phone number and nature of your inquiry to prompt us to contact you, to subscribe to our blog 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.
Information We Collect About You
Patent GC may collect specific aggregate technical information and information about your visit to our site, 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.
If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our site, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser. By not accepting cookies, some pages may not fully function and you may not be able to access certain information on this site.
Where We Store Your Personal Information
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. However, despite our efforts to protect the data provided to us through our site, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure, and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our site. Any transmission of Personal Information via our site is at your own risk. Further, we are not responsible for the circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the site. We recommend using caution when determining what and how much information to provide through our site. We also recommend that you change your passwords often, using a combination of letters and that you do not share your password with anyone.
Protecting the Privacy of Children
Our site is not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 should provide any Personal Information to or on the site, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 16. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on this site or on or through any of its features, use any of the interactive features of this site or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 16, we will delete that information. If you believe Patent GC might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links to Third Party Sites
This site may contain links to other sites. Patent GC does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.
Access to Information
You have the right to access Personal Information held about you. Your legal rights, including if you are based in the European Union, your right of access, right to rectification, right to erasure, right to restriction of processing, right to object to processing, right to data portability, and right to withdraw at any time your consent to our processing of your Personal Information, can be exercised in accordance with applicable law in your country of residence.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section §1798.83 permits users of our site that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to email@example.com or write us at Patent GC LLC, 176 Federal Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02110.
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.
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