We recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information we might receive and collect when you use The Business of Patents, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. I hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information.
The Business of Patents strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in alloperations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our online visitors' privacy on our website.
The Business of Patents collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to our website only on avoluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis is often only an e-mail address but may sometimes name, postal address, company name and telephone number.
This information is only collected if you request information from us, sign up to receive our newsletter or request some other service or information from us. The information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of our website, notify our visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries.
Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in our files. If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information we will inform you by placing a notice on our site. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.
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A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site.
Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with our site, should you so choose.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our site incompliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personalinformation from anyone under 13 years of age.
In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
Release of Information
If The Business of Patents is sold, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of us.
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