Personal identification information
BreakThroughConvergence.com collects personal information from users in several ways, including but not limited to, signing up on our website, connecting with other users, listing your patents, contacting us, filling out a form, completing a short survey etc. Users may need to provide their name, mailing address, email address and telephone number, however it is not mandatory for to submit all the information.
Non-personal identification information
BreakThroughConvergence.com may also collect non-personal identification information about our users in the event they interact with our website. This non-personal identifiable information includes browser details, means of communication used to access our services, technical information about the device from which the website is accessed, operating system used by the users, Internet service provider information and other relevant data that could be helpful for the company in order to improve its services.
Information and Private Data
Since our services are about connecting sellers and buyers, we need to know your accurate information. This information is crucial for matching sellers with buyers, posting patents, etc. Other information such as usage data, text and contact information etc are also required in case the company requires some feedbacks from the users.
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How your information is used
BreakThroughConvergence.com collects and uses your personal information for the purposes mentioned in this section:
- To provide you with a seamless browsing experience
- To improve customer services
- To run and operate website efficiently
- To get feedback from users about the services we offer
- To personalize user experience
- To process payments when you conduct a transaction (this information is not shared with third party vendors except the parties that are required to perform the services we offer)
- To offer special deals and offers to users
- To get feedback on user experience and how we can improve our website
- To respond to your queries
How your information is protected
Your information is very important to us and we use appropriate data collection, storage and other security measures in order to safeguard your information from any unauthorized access. We implement policies that protect your information from any alteration or destruction. We do not store your password or credit card information while you place the orders and powerful third party applications are used to prevent the leakage of your crucial information.
Sharing your information
Though your information is not sold to any third party, we may need to share your information with a third parties that perform relevant functions such as collection of payment while purchasing the patents. We may also hire third parties to market our services or help us operate the website. We also work with email marketing companies that help us send newsletters to our users so your information will be shared only to those parties. This information is not sold or misused by them in any way. However, if you, as a user, don’t want to receive emails from us, you can inform us and we will not share your info with these third-party sites.
In the event you decide to sign up for our mailing list, you may receive emails from us occasionally. These emails may be related to company news, special services, discounts, offers, updates or maintenance related information. It is not mandatory for you to sign up and you always have the option to unsubscribe from receiving these emails from our company and we will remove your information from our databases. Our newsletter marketing is handled by third parties and after unsubscribing, your information will never be shared by these third parties.
API and integration partners
In case you connect to our platform using a third party integration, we might share some information about your use of our platform with that third party. We can also receive some additional information about you, and your information will be shared with those third parties so that they can create special offers for you occasionally.
BreakThroughConvergence.com may ask some information in the form of surveys. As a user, it is not mandatory for you to participate in these surveys. These are just to understand user preferences and to provide a better experience while on our website. We monitor user’s activities and try our best to offer the most reliable services, the surveys help us to analyze user’s satisfaction. Your information will not be disclosed in any way.
Though you reserve the rights to unsubscribe marketing emails, however, there are certain situations where we need to send service announcements to the users and it is not possible to unsubscribe from those emails. These emails may be about website maintenance notice, legal actions etc.
Updating your information
In the event you change your personal information, please notify us so that we can update it in our databases. Or in case you do not need our services, please send us an email and we will remove your information from our records.