At octimine technologies GmbH, we are fully committed to respecting and protecting your privacy.
We are aware that patents contain very sensible data and consequently take the privacy and security of our users very seriously. The confidentiality of your data is strictly maintained in accordance with the provisions of German Data Privacy Laws, EU Data Protection Directive and other laws on the protection of your privacy.
Types of information we gather
To provide the best possible product and build long term relationship with our users, we sometimes collect some information from you.
Information you provide us
This is any information that identifies you personally and that you voluntarily transmit us when you sign up for an account or communicate with us. This data is handled with the utmost care. You may choose not to provide us with this information, but in such case, you will not benefit from all or part of our services.
Information automatically collected
When interacting with our website we automatically collect information about you.
This information may include the Internet address from which you access the website, the date, time, and location, the version, browser and the operating system used or the amount of time you spend navigating through the various areas of the site.
This enables us to identify system performance or popular site sections. We also use this information to optimize the site, provide more useful content and to analyse patterns of usage.
Information collected by Cookies and similar technologies
For further information on cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Users may opt out of the use of remarketing cookies here:
For Google: http://www.google.com/settings/ads.
For Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/
Once you are logged into the octimine account, you can invite friends, family members or other work colleagues, to try our product. This invite feature, requires you to enter the email address of the desired person. octimine will then send an invitation containing your name and e-mail. This is part of your personal data. Please do not use this feature without the consent of the other person.
Web analysis with Google Analytics
Remember that you can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software. In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Links to third-party websites and plug-ins
Links to third-party websites
This site may occasionally contain links to other websites not owned by octimine. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. If you have questions about how they collect and use data, you should inquire there about how your data is handled in such cases.
Social media plugins
Plug-ins from Mixpanel
You can opt out of Mixpanel here: https://mixpanel.com/optout/
- Once you log into your octimine account, we do not have access to the content of the patent searches and analysis you perform. This information is completely confidential.
- At octimine we work to protect the security of your information by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption.
How we use the information we collect
- Allow you to use the octimine platform.
- Optimize our product/ services. The information that we gather automatically enables us to analyse trends, improve product features and to understand user’s general behaviour.
- To communicate with you in order to answer your requests, send you notifications, important technical notices or updates on our products and services.
Information we share
We treat your data with the strictest confidentiality and will therefore not share personal information unless one of the following circumstances applies:
to comply with any legal obligation, including the enforcement of our Terms and Conditions;
when required to protect our rights, safety or the safety of others, or in response to misuse of the octmine services. This includes exchanging information for protection against credit risk and fraud;
in the event that some or all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data we hold will be of course one of the transferred assets;
to the reasonably necessary extent to continue with the negotiations of an acquisition, merger or sale of the above mentioned assets;
and, for a better coordination of our company, to any holding firm or subsidiary of octimine technologies.
We may change our Privacy from time to time. Your continued use of the site or product is deemed to be acceptance of such changes so please check this page regularly for any updates.
According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to free-of-charge information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data.
Inquiries can be directed to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org