Last updated: August 29, 2016
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What Information We Collect; the Purpose of Collection and Use.
If you are a patent-licensing professional and would like to obtain information about a license for HEVC Advance’s HEVC/H.265 Standard Patent Portfolio, or receive a copy of the HEVC Advance Patent Portfolio License Agreement, you may submit a request to us through the Site. In order to send the request, you will be asked to provide contact information which may include: your first name, last name, job title, company name, e-mail address, phone number, and country/ state/region. We use this contact information to provide and note who has received the requested information and materials.
In an ongoing effort to better understand our users and the Site, we might analyze your information in aggregate form to operate, maintain, manage, and improve the Site. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. We may share this aggregate data with our affiliates, agents, and business partners. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our Products and the Site to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
Onward Transfer to Third Parties.
Opt-In to Certain Onward Transfers.
We will not transfer your personal information to a third party controller without first providing you with information regarding the identity of such controller or the nature of such controller’s business, and obtaining your opt-in consent. You may grant such consent by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will not disclose your sensitive personal information to any third party without first obtaining your opt-in consent. You may grant such consent by contacting us at email@example.com.
In each instance, please allow us a reasonable time to process your response.
Disclosure to Public Authorities.
We are required to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including for the purpose of meeting national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose personal information to other third parties when compelled to do so by government authorities or required by law or regulation including, but not limited to, in response to court orders and subpoenas.
Opt-Out for Direct Marketing.
You may opt out at any time from the use of your personal information for direct marketing purposes by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please allow us a reasonable time to process your request.
Access to personal information.
Retention of personal information.
How we protect your Information.
Links to External Sites.
Important Notice to All Non-US Residents.
Our servers are located in the US. If you are located outside of the US, please be aware that any information provided to us, including personal information, will be transferred from your country of origin to the US. Except in the case of data transfers under the EU-US Privacy Shield and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework, your decision to provide such data to us, or allow us to collect such data it through our Site constitutes your consent to this data transfer.
Important Notice For Residents of the European Economic Area.
HEVC Advance is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission.
Important Notice for Residents of Switzerland.
HEVC Advance has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the US-Swiss Safe Harbor to an independent dispute resolution mechanism operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit www.bbb.org/us/safe-harbor-complaints for more information and to file a complaint.
California Privacy Rights.
Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California have the right to obtain certain information about the types of personal information that companies with whom they have an established business relationship (and that are not otherwise exempt) have shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year, including the names and addresses of those third parties, and examples of the types of services or products marketed by those third parties. If you wish to submit a request pursuant to Section 1798.83, please contact HEVC Advance via email at email@example.com. HEVC Advance does not monitor, recognize or honor any opt-out or do not track mechanisms including general web browser, “Do Not Track” settings, and/or signals.
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