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Privacy Policy

1. Collection of Information

We need to collect some information for you to use the Site and Services. We won’t disclose this information to any third party except as provided for herein.

We value your privacy and will only collect the following information as necessary to effectively provide the Services:

  1. Account information including (your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, user names, passwords, citizenship and country of residence) as may be solicited and provided at any time;
  2. Your requests, interactions, and transactions on or through the Site and through use of its Services, including your IP address and the type of device and/or browser you may use;
  3. Your communications with SeedMe, including questions, requests, reports, and all related comments; and
  4. Any and all Ideas, Invention Disclosures and/or Comments you may review and/or submit, including the dates, times, and locations of such activity.

By using the Site or Services, you acknowledge and xpressly and irrevocably agree without exception, reservation, or recourse, at any time, that SeedMe, in its sole and absolute discretion, may track, record, observe or follow any and all of your interactions with the Site or Services. Except as otherwise provided herein, including without limitation, in the Sections “Media Permission” and “Referral Permission”, the personal information you provide to us during Registration is used for SeedMe’s internal purposes only.

Some Members may connect to or register a SeedMe account using an external third-party application, such as Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.SeedMe may receive some data from those connected third-party applications. Connecting your SeedMe account to third-party applications or services is optional, and when you connect your account to an external application, you will be given the opportunity to grant permission. You can revoke your permission under your SeedMe account settings at any time. You agree that SeedMe may communicate with you via email, text, telepathic transmission (so you were reading this) and any similar technology for any purpose relating to the Site or Services.

2. Private Information

This information is “Private”. We won’t publicly display it or provide it to anyone except as required by law.

The following information will not be publicly displayed or otherwise released or provided to any the Community or any third party (except as indicated or as required by law):

  1. your password;
  2. your IP address, device information and browser information;
  3. your telephone number
  4. your communications with SeedMe (e.g. Support and Reports)

SeedMe will use your Private Information to identify you when you login to your account and to enable us to administer your account and provide you with the Services. We may also use such Private Information to contact you regarding questions and Reports, provide recommendations and marketing communications of SeedMe and/or its affiliates, including communications from Approved IP Firms and Approved Monetization Entities that we think you will find useful, and to analyze the use of Services so we may improve our content and services.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, or anything else herein or otherwise to the contrary, SeedMe reserves the right to disclose any or all of the above information at any time, when in SeedMe’s sole, exclusive and absolute discretion, SeedMe or any officer, director, attorney, agent, member, manager, or employee of SeedMe believes that such action is subjectively reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with any laws of any applicable jurisdiction, (ii) to prevent or discontinue any actual or prospective fraud, abuse, crime or harm to any person or entity, (iii) to comply with the law or reasonably assist law enforcement persons or agencies of any jurisdiction in any matter; or (iv) to protect the legal rights of SeedMe, the Community, or any User or third party.

SeedMe follows generally accepted industry standards for the protection of personal information provided by Members, both during transmission and after receipt. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, although we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we do not guarantee the security of any of your private transmissions against unauthorized or unlawful interception or access by third parties.

By using the Site or Services, you acknowledge and expressly and irrevocably agree to all of the foregoing without exception, reservation, or recourse, of any kind.

3. Public Information

This information is public and will be freely disclosed to the Community.

When a User creates an account, SeedMe will create a “profile” for you including your account name, the date your account was activated (“registered”), and a running list of all of your corresponding Invention Disclosures and Comments s as well as you Inventor and Status and any and all awards and badges provided or earned through the Site. Whenever your account name appears on the Site (e.g. whenever you submit an Invention Disclosure or Comment or Like), Users may click on your account name and view your corresponding profile, which may include any or all of the above referenced information. Your profile may be searchable on SeedMe but will not be searchable on any third party search engine such as Google, Yahoo, etc.