Types of Information We Gather and How We Use It
ThoughtMatrix collects information from users of its Web site, potential clients, prospective employees, and alliance relationships to name a few, including the information you provide to us by submitting information to us through use of the site.
ThoughtMatrix may keep track of this information and the information that you provide to us when you visit the site for our internal review, business development, research and marketing, and we store this information for the minimal amount of time necessary.
We may also use this information to solicit e-mail for business development, research, marketing or promotional purposes or press inquiries. It is our practice to provide you with an opportunity to opt in for e-mail communications and remove yourself from this distribution list by sending us an email for removal. We store this information in our database and do not plan to share it with third parties except as described in this policy. If we ever need to share this information with other third parties, we will notify you. At any time you can remove your name and related information from our database, and we will provide you a choice to opt-out if you don't want your information used for any purpose or a particular purpose. You can review and update your information by contacting us at .
Cookies and IP addresses
We use "cookies" in order to personalize your visit to our Web site and to enhance the experience by gaining a better understanding of your particular interests. A cookie is a message given to a Web browser by a Web server, which is then stored by the browser in a text file. Each time the browser requests a page from the server this message is sent back which enables the user to be identified. We also collect your IP address when you visit the site to better understand how to serve our clients.
We may use the information provided by cookies and IP addresses to analyze trends and administer the site, or for research and marketing purposes to help us better serve our clients. No information that personally identifies you will be collected through the cookies. You can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie so you have the chance to accept it and can set your browser to turn off cookies. Again, no personally identifying information from you will be collected as part of these cookies.
ThoughtMatrix protects your personal information with several security measures. In addition to normal precautions such as physical security and firewalls, we have strict internal security policies.
Children Under 13
If you are under 13, please do not use this site.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
ThoughtMatrix does not provide information about you, except as set forth herein:
We may provide the information collected as stated herein to our business alliances, which are under nondisclosure agreements with us not to disclose the information to anyone else, in order to assist us in growing our business with respect to similar products and services. If you do not want your information shared in this manner you will have a chance to opt out prior to collection. Some of these business alliances and ThoughtMatrix's group companies are located in the United States and other countries throughout the world.
We will provide the information collected in the event we are required to provide such information by a court, administrative or governmental order or subpoena or other legal process.
This World Wide Web site (Site) is owned and operated by ThoughtMatrix, Inc
605 Lomond Circle
San Ramon, CA 94583
ThoughtMatrix's trade names, trademarks, logos and service marks belong to ThoughtMatrix. All other trade names, trademarks, logos or service marks mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.
B. Intellectual Property Rights
All content, information, materials, photographs, video files, process, graphics and functionality (Materials) on the Sites are the exclusive property of ThoughtMatrix and it licensors and is protected by U.S. and international intellectual property laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.
C. Use of Content on the Sites
ThoughtMatrix hereby authorizes you to view, print, copy and distribute information published by ThoughtMatrix on this Site and related ThoughtMatrix sites that may be published from time to time (Sites), provided that: (i) the information may be used internally (by you or any third party to whom you distribute it) only for informational purposes; (ii) no fee may be charged for distribution of any information to any third party; and (iii) any and all copyright or other proprietary notices that appear on the Sites, must appear on all copies that you make or distribute.
All Materials provided via the Sites are intended for informational purposes only and are subject to change or withdrawal by ThoughtMatrix at any time without notice. ThoughtMatrix assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the Materials.
THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. IN NO EVENT WILL THOUGHTMATRIX BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THE SITES, THE MATERIALS OR ON ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, EVEN IF THOUGHTMATRIX IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Unless expressly provided otherwise by ThoughtMatrix, all comments, feedback, information or materials submitted to ThoughtMatrix through or in association with the Sites shall be considered non-confidential and ThoughtMatrix's property. By submitting such comments, feedback, information or materials to ThoughtMatrix, you agree, at no cost or fee, to assign to ThoughtMatrix of all worldwide rights, title and interest in copyrights and other intellectual property rights to the comments, feedback, information or materials.
D. Third-Party Web Sites
The Sites may contain hyperlinks to other Web sites controlled by parties other than ThoughtMatrix. ThoughtMatrix is not responsible for and does not endorse the content on or use of these Web sites. The inclusion of such link does not imply the endorsement or support of such Web sites by ThoughtMatrix.
E. Other Terms
ThoughtMatrix controls the Sites from its offices in New York, New York, United States of America. You agree that any legal action, proceeding or other matters relating to your access to or use of the Materials or the Sites shall be governed by U.S. federal law or the laws of the State of New York. In the event of any legal action arising hereunder, you also agree to submit the jurisdiction and venue of any federal or state courts in the New York City area.
If you believe that your intellectual property right or other proprietary right is infringed by any content contained on this Site, please write to ThoughtMatrix at the address set forth above, Attn.: Managing Partner at .
You may not access, download, use or export the Materials in violation of U.S. export laws or regulations or in violation of any applicable local laws or regulations.
If you have any questions concerning legal or other matters described above, contact ThoughtMatrix at for legal matters and any other issues.