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Effective Date August 17, 2022

This Privacy Policy governs how the Advancing Diversity Across Patent Teams initiative hosted by LOT Network Inc. (collectively, “we,” “us,” or “our”) collects and uses information from customers and other individuals who access or use our website, (the “Site”). By accessing or using the Site, you, your authorized representatives, and any entity you represent in connection with the Site (collectively “you,” or “your”) acknowledge and agree to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, do not access or use the Site.

Information We Collect and Receive

We may collect and receive information and data in a variety of ways:


  • Providing Services on the Site. You provide us with information when you:

    • Contact us directly (e.g. via email, phone, etc.)

    • Create an account

    • Request information about our or our members assets. 

    • Subscribe to our newsletter,

    • Register for events or webinars,

    • Apply for a job or membership,

    • Interact with our website.


  • Usage Information. We collect information about how you use the Site and the devices you use to access the Site. This information includes, for example:

    • IP address.

    • Domain name.

    • Device information. 


  • Cookie Information. We use cookies, which are small text files that can be downloaded on to your device when you use the Site, and related technologies, such as web beacons and pixel tags, to store and collect information. The Site may also include cookies and related technologies of third parties. We may use cookies and related technologies for the following purposes:

    • To collect, store and track information, such as the webpages you visit, how long you visit the webpages, how frequently you visit the Site, for statistical purposes, and to improve the Site. 

    • To ensure functionality of the Site. 

    • To maintain security of the Site.


To opt-out of our use of cookies, you can change the settings on your web browser. If you choose to opt-out of our cookies, your access to some functionality of the Site may be restricted. 

  • Third Party Services. We may obtain information from third parties and sources other than the Site, such as software as a service companies who host and build the Site, including the following service providers: 

    • Google

    • Meta

    • GoDaddy

How We Use Your Information

We use your information to provide the Site and to operate our business, including to:

  • Provide, update, maintain, and improve the content and security of the Site.

  • Test and develop new products, services and features.

  • Respond to your requests, comments, and questions.

  • Prevent, investigate, and respond to security issues, fraud, and abuse.

  • Conduct benchmarking, analytics, and industry analysis.

  • Comply with applicable law, regulation, or legal process.

  • Contact you about new offers, services and news.


How We Share and Disclose Information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise share your information with third parties except as described in this Privacy Policy and as follows: 

  • Service Providers. We may share your information with other companies that help support our business, including administering policies and claims, and for marketing purposes.

  • Affiliates. We may share your information with our corporate affiliates, parents, or subsidiaries.

  • Business Transactions. We may share your information in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization, financing, sale of some or all of our assets, or similar transaction.

  • To Comply with the Law. We may share your information to comply with the law, enforce this Privacy Policy and other agreements, to protect our rights, property, or safety, and to protect the rights, property or safety of another.

  • Aggregated or Anonymized Data. We may share or use aggregated or anonymized data for our business purposes. 

  • With Your Consent. We may share your information with third parties in accordance with your instructions and with your consent. 


Third Parties

The Site may contain links to other websites, products, or services that we do not own or operate.  We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third parties. Please be aware that this Privacy Policy does not apply to your activities on these third party services or any information you disclose to these third parties. We encourage you to read their privacy policies before providing any information to them.


International Visitors

The Site is hosted in the United States and intended for visitors located within the United States. If you choose to use the Site from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, then please note that you are transferring your personal information outside of those regions to the United States for storage and processing. Also, we may transfer your data from the U.S. to other countries or regions in connection with storage and processing of data, fulfilling your requests, and operating the Site. By providing any information, including personal information, on or to the Site, you consent to such transfer, storage, and processing.


How We Protect Your Information

We have security measures in place to protect information under our control based on the current state of technology and the sensitivity of the information we collect, store, and process. Although we take steps to protect information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access or disclosure, we cannot guarantee that information transmitted over the Internet and the Site are absolutely secure. 


Children’s Privacy

The Site is not directed to children under the age of 13 (“Minors”), and we do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use personal information from Minors. 


Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy from time to time and will post any such changes of our Services. Your use of the Site following posting of any updated Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy. 


How to Contact Us

For question or complaints regarding our use of your information or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

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