InQuartik Privacy Policy

Last Updated: July 2, 2020


InQuartik respects the privacy of visitors and users of our products and services. We understand the responsibility and recognize the need for appropriate protections and we are committed to protecting the personal information that you provide to us. InQuartik has therefore established this Privacy Policy to help you understand what information we collect, how it is being used, and how you can update, delete or export your information. This Privacy Policy applies to data collected by InQuartik Co. Limited and the products and services that we provide (“Patentcloud”).

Information Collection

Through InQuartik, you can obtain a variety of services. To make our services more useful to you, we may collect information about individuals that was inputted or registered with us, such as names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, user IDs, and user passwords, industry and company. The information that we do NOT collect are credit card or bank account numbers, personal identification numbers or medical records. InQuartik automatically collects and stores information from your computer, portable devices and browser, including your IP address, cookie information, software and hardware attributes, and also information on your searches and browsing history, the notes you made, and other activities you perform on our platforms. We may obtain personal information from the organization with which you are employed or affiliate which you are employed. We may also obtain your personal information from other third parties, such as social networks when you grant permission for us to access your data when using our services. The services may supplement the information described above with information we obtain from other sources, including from both online and offline data providers, which we treat as protected personal information. You may also manage your privacy controls through your internet browser. In the event that we collect personal information from other third parties, the collecting, processing or using of your personal information shall be subjected to this privacy policy.

Information Use

InQuartik uses the information collected to help better understand your needs and interests and enhance your experience with our products and services. For example, we may use your information to help you complete a process or transaction, to communicate with you, to deliver products and services to you, to process billing, to provide ongoing support, and to offer you relevant search results and tailored content. Occasionally we may use your information to contact you to complete surveys that we use for marketing and quality assurance purposes. By signing up for our services and opt-in and agree to this Privacy Policy, you agree to receive emails or other communications from us from time-to-time and you will always have the option to opt out from receiving specific communications from us.

InQuartik may also analyze and compile statistics from the information collected to study usage behavior and trends, improve existing services, and develop new services. We may also share these non-personally identifiable information publicly or with third parties its analysis or statistics regarding users’ activities; information shared in this instance will be in aggregated form and not be personally identifiable.

To help us improve our products and services to you, InQuartik may disclose and transfer your personal information to trusted third-party processors and service providers within or outside of the country you are in. All third-party processors involved have provided their commitments to protect customer’s personal information and have stated their compliance with data protection regulations. Whenever in the course of sharing information, we will ensure that the information is transferred in accordance with this Privacy Policy and as permitted by the applicable laws on data protection.

InQuartik offers our customers global products and services. We maintain servers around the world and information that we collect through one country may be transferred to our servers located in another country. Security safeguards are in place to facilitate the international transfer of these information.

Your Information

With respect to your personally identifiable information (such as name, birthday, marital status, family, education, occupation, and contact information) that you provide to InQuartik, you may request for InQuartik to export, update or delete your personal information. You may also request InQuartik to send you a copy of, and that InQuartik stop the collection, process, and use of, the information. InQuartik will comply with your request and instruction in a timely manner. InQuartik may also charge a reasonable cost for reviewing or making duplications of your personal information.

InQuartik may ask you to submit a scanned copy of your identification, such as student ID cards, membership certificates, etc., for the sole purposes of confirming your identity and enrolling you into specific programs. After confirmation, InQuartik will systematically delete the copy of identification that you have submitted.

You have the right not to provide your personally identifiable information to InQuartik. In such a case, you may be unable to access certain product functions and services because certain information may be necessary for these products and services to function properly. InQuartik will maintain and use the personally identifiable information collected from you (may be within and outside of the country that you are in), until such time that you request us to remove or stop using such information; or when the purpose of collecting, using or processing your personal information under this privacy policy no longer exists.

Security of Personal Information

InQuartik is committed to securing the privacy of your personal information. All InQuartik products and services have strong security features and we continuously improve on these features to protect your personal information. To protect the privacy of any personal information you may have provided, InQuartik limits access to your personal information to employees that we reasonably believe requires such information to provide our services to you.

Cookies, Logging and Tags

Like many other commercial products and services, Patentcloud uses standard cookies technology to collect information about how you use our product. Cookies are small amounts of data sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies can help a website recognize repeat users and allow a website to track web usage behavior. Cookies work by assigning a number to the user that has no meaning outside of the assigning website. If a cookie is placed, thereafter when you visit a website, a message is sent back to the web server by the browser accessing the website. Patentcloud also uses some cookies to improve our service to you and personalize your web-browsing experience.

You can set your browser to notify you when you are sent a cookie and you may also elect not to accept cookies by changing the designated settings on your web browser. To navigate through many parts of our platform, you do not need to turn on cookies. However, not utilizing cookies may prevent you from using certain functions and features.

Third-party Websites

InQuartik’s products and services may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and information. InQuartik does not control those websites or their privacy practices, which may differ from this Privacy Policy. Once you leave Patentcloud, you should check the applicable privacy policy to determine how they will handle any information they collect from you.

Modifying the Privacy Policy

InQuartik will review and update this Privacy Policy from time to time and will note the date of its most recent revision above. Your privacy rights under this Privacy Policy will not be reduced without prior notice and explicit consent from you. If we make any substantial changes of this Privacy Policy, we will make that information available by posting a notice on this site. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy frequently to be informed of how InQuartik is protecting your information.

Questions or Suggestions

If you have questions or concerns about our collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information, please contact InQuartik here.