1. USE OF INFORMATION
In order to process the service orders, the "Company" requires to know the "Website" "User's" basic information and, in the case of Patent Applications, a description or the specifications of the process that is intended to be protected.
The "Company" has determined and established policies regarding information privacy, which represent a clear commitment to the confidentiality needs of the "User". These policies apply to the collection and delivery of any type of information. Accordingly, the "User's" personal information is kept in safe locations, to which only the personnel of the "Company" or its duly-accredited representatives have access to. The information revealed to third parties is restricted to information necessary for complying with the government authority requirements and ruling organizations, and, eventually, with specific instructions emanated from the courts to fulfill the actions requested by the "User".
The principal objective of the information required is to comply with the services requested by the "User".
The "Company" might occasionally establish contact with the "User" with the sole purpose of offering new intellectual property related services. If the "User" does not wish to receive information from the "Company", he/she/it can communicate his/her/its will directly via e-mail.
The "User" declares to know the circumstance that once a request for patent application or document is delivered to the Patent Office, the information contained in the Patent Application becomes public by virtue of law.
2. CONTACT DATA
The "Company" forms demand from the "User" the provision of information about his/her/its personal data, such as name and e-mail address, so the "Company" is able to perform all the activities related to the contracted services and keep the "User" informed on the process progress. The "User's" information will be treated as confidential. With the aforementioned exception, the information will not be sold, divulged, or transferred.
MARCARIA.COM CORP. is the sole owner of the information collected on www.patentinchina.com. MARCARIA.COM CORP. collects personally identifiable information from our users while using our Web site.
We use this information for billing purposes and to fill out your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.
Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.
We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser's "help" file. You can check following link on how to manage cookies http://support.microsoft.com/kb/283185
We set a persistent cookie to store your selected language (English, Spanish, and Portuguese), so you don't have to select it more than once. Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.
If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site, such as the order forms and also correct display of language, will be limited.
3. MARCARIA.COM CORP does not share, sell, rent or trade protected personal information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
By accessing the "Website" and using its services, the "User" accepts that the personal information delivered and its use will be performed according to what is indicated above.
5. SECURITY IN PAYMENTS
We use other third parties to provide credit card payment. When you pay by credit card, we will send the necessary credit card information for the third party to provide that service.
These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
These third parties have high-security measures in order to protect losses of information, misuse, or alteration of information. The sites own secure servers and all the personal information is totally encrypted during the transaction.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once received. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send email us at Info@PatentInChina.com.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
The "Company" informs the "User" that notwithstanding the aforementioned security measures, its investments in this area and all the measures taken, it is possible that there could occur filtration of information which is absolutely alien to the activity of the "Company". The "User" by accessing the "Website" and using the offered services, ab initio accepts this contingency and liberates the "Company" from any responsibility, waiving any indemnification claim.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.