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Terms of Use



UTC WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

Thank you for your interest in UTC Co., Ltd and its affiliated companies (collectively, “UTC”) and in the various websites provided by UTC, including our website at www.uastc.com/my/ and all associated sites linked to www.uastc.com/us/ (collectively, the “Site”). Please read the following terms and conditions carefully. By accessing the Site or any of the services provided to you through the Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions and the UTC Privacy Policy (available at https://www.uastc.com/my/utc_legal/) (together, these “Terms”). If you are not eligible or do not agree to any of the Terms, then you may not access the Site.
These Terms provide that all disputes between you and UTC will be resolved by LITIGATION. Please review Section 17 (“Dispute Resolution”) of these Terms for the details regarding your agreement to litigate any disputes with UTC.


1. ELIGIBILITY

You must be at least 13 years of age to access the Site. By agreeing to these Terms, you represent and warrant to us that: (a) you are at least 13 years of age; (b) you have not previously been suspended or removed from the Site; and (c) your access to the Site is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. If you are accessing the Site on behalf of an entity, organization, or company, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that organization to these Terms and you agree to be bound by these Terms on behalf of that organization.


2. ACCOUNTS AND REGISTRATION

To access certain features of the Site, you may be required register for a UTC account. When you register for a UTC account, you will be required to provide us with some information about yourself, such as your email address or other contact information. You represent and warrant that the information you provide to us is accurate and that you will keep it accurate and up-to-date at all times. When you register, you will be asked to provide a password. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your UTC account and password, and you accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your UTC account.


3. PURCHASES; ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Purchases of goods or services, and specific sections of the Site may be subject to additional terms and conditions; all additional terms are incorporated into these Terms by reference. You agree to abide by all such other terms and conditions, including representations of having sufficient legal age to use certain portions of the Site or services. If there are any conflicts between these Terms and terms that are specific to a section of the Site or specific to a particular service offered by the Site, you agree that the latter terms will control with respect to your use of that section of the Site or those particular services.


4. USER CONTENT

4.1 User Content Generally. Certain features of the Site may permit users to upload content to the Site, including messages, reviews, photos, video, images, folders, data, text, and other types of works (“User Content”) and to publish User Content on the Site. You retain copyright and any other proprietary rights that you may hold in the User Content that you post to the Site.
4.2 Limited License Grant to UTC. 
By posting or publishing User Content, you grant UTC a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully paid right and license (with the right to sublicense) to host, store, transfer, display, perform, reproduce, modify for the purpose of formatting for display, and distribute your User Content, in whole or in part, in any media formats and through any media channels now known or hereafter developed.
4.3 Limited License Grant to Other Users. 
By posting or sharing User Content with other users of the Site, you grant those users a non-exclusive license to access and use that User Content as permitted by these Terms and the functionality of the Site.
4.4 User Content Representations and Warranties. 
You are solely responsible for your User Content and the consequences of posting or publishing User Content. By posting or publishing User Content, you affirm, represent, and warrant that: a). you are the creator and owner of the User Content, or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to authorize UTC and users of the Site to use and distribute your User Content as necessary to exercise the licenses granted by you in this section, in the manner contemplated by UTC, the Site, and these Terms; b). your User Content, and the use of your User Content as contemplated by these Terms, does not and will not: (i) infringe, violate, or misappropriate any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right; (ii) slander, defame, libel, or invade the right of privacy, publicity or other property rights of any other person; or (iii) cause UTC to violate any law or regulation.
4.5 User Content Disclaimer. 
UTC is under no obligation to edit or control User Content that you or other users post or publish, and will not be in any way responsible or liable for User Content. UTC may, however, at any time and without prior notice, screen, remove, edit, or block any User Content that in our sole judgment violates these Terms or is otherwise objectionable. You understand that when accessing the Site you will be exposed to User Content from a variety of sources and acknowledge that User Content may be inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable. You agree to waive, and do waive, any legal or equitable right or remedy you have or may have against UTC with respect to User Content. We expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with User Content. If notified by a user or content owner that User Content allegedly does not conform to these Terms, we may investigate the allegation and determine in our sole discretion whether to remove the User Content, which we reserve the right to do at any time and without notice. For clarity, UTC does not permit copyright-infringing activities on the Site.


5. USING THE SITE

By using the Site, and by entering into these Terms, you represent and warrant that your use of the Site complies and will comply with all applicable laws, statutes, and regulations, and that you will not use the Site except as expressly permitted under these Terms. For users located in China, you agree to comply with the “People’s Republic of China on Guarding State Secrets Law,” “Copyright Law of People’s Republic of China,” “Regulations on Protection of Computer Information System Security People's Republic of China,” “Regulations on Computer Software Protection,” “Internet Electronic Bulletin Site Management Requirements,” “Information Network Transmission Right Protection Ordinance” and other applicable laws and regulations, the implementation approach. UTC reserves the right to review, remove, or disable access to User Content in violation of the applicable laws and regulations in China. UTC also welcomes users to report any User Content that is in violation of applicable laws or regulations.


6. PROHIBITED CONDUCT

By using the site you agree not to.

 

6.1 Access the Site for any illegal purpose or in violation of any local, state, national, or international law;
6.2 Conduct activities that may be harmful to others or that could damage UTC‘s reputation;
6.3 Violate, or encourage others to violate, any right of a third party, including by infringing or misappropriating any third party intellectual property right or violating any third party’s right to privacy;
6.4 Interfere with security-related features of the Site, including by: (a) disabling or circumventing features that prevent or limit use or copying of any content; or (b) reverse engineering or otherwise attempting to discover the source code of any portion of the Site except to the extent that the activity is expressly permitted by applicable law;
6.5 Interfere with the operation of the Site or any user’s enjoyment of the Site, including by: (a) uploading or otherwise disseminating any virus, adware, spyware, worm, or other malicious code; (b) making any unsolicited offer or advertisement to another user of the Site; (c) attempting to collect personal information about another user or third party without consent; or (d) interfering with or disrupting any network, equipment, or server connected to or used to provide the Site, or violating any regulation, policy, or procedure of any such network, equipment, or server;
6.6 Perform any fraudulent activity in connection with your obtaining or accessing the Sites, including impersonating any person or entity, claiming a false affiliation, accessing any other UTC account without permission, or falsifying your age or date of birth;

6.7 Sell or otherwise transfer the access granted under these Terms or any Materials (as defined in Section 10) or any right or ability to view, access, or use any Materials;

6.8 Bypass any security or other features of the Site designed to control the manner in which the Site is used, harvest or mine User Content from the Site, or otherwise access or access the Site in a manner inconsistent with individual human usage;
6.9 Use any robot, spambot, spider, crawler, scraper or other automated means or interface not provided by us to access the Site or to extract data;

6.10 Use, display, mirror, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose the Site or User Content, or any portion thereof, unless and solely to the extent UTC makes available the means for embedding any part of the Site or the User Content;
6.11 Access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Site, UTC’s (and any of its hosting company’s) computer systems and infrastructure, or the technical delivery systems of UTC’s providers;
6.12 Access the Site in any manner to harass, abuse, stalk, threaten, defame or otherwise infringe or violate the rights of any other party;
6.13 Sell or otherwise transfer the access granted under these Terms or any Materials or any right or ability to view, access, or use any Material;
6.14 Attempt to do any of the acts described in this Section 6, or assist or permit any person in engaging in any of the acts described in this Section 6.


7. TERMINATION OF USE; DISCONTINUATION AND MODIFICATION OF THE SITE

If you violate any provision of these Terms, your permission from us to access the Site will terminate automatically. In addition, UTC may in its sole discretion terminate your UTC account or suspend or terminate your access to the Site at any time for any reason or no reason, with or without notice. We also reserve the right to modify or discontinue the Site or features of the Site at any time, temporarily or permanently, without notice to you. We will have no liability whatsoever on account of any change to the Site or any suspension or termination of your access to or access to the Site. Without limiting the foregoing, you understand and agree that in any termination or suspension of your account or the Site, you will not have access to any data or content posted to the Site or otherwise contained in the Site, and we will have no responsibility to provide you access to such data or content. You may terminate your UTC account at any time by contacting customer service via Service@uastc.com


8. PRIVACY POLICY; ADDITIONAL TERMS

8.1 Privacy Policy

Please read the UTC Privacy Policy at https://www.uastc.com/us/utc_legal/ carefully for information relating to our collection, use, storage and disclosure of your personal information. The UTC Privacy Policy is incorporated by this reference into, and made a part of, these Terms.

8.2 Additional Terms

Your access to the Site is subject to all additional terms, policies, rules, or guidelines applicable to the Site (the “Additional Terms”). All Additional Terms are incorporated by this reference into and made a part of these Terms.


9. MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change these Terms on a going-forward basis at any time. Please check these Terms periodically for changes. Modified versions of these Terms are effective upon their publication. If we make material changes to the Terms, we will attempt to provide you reasonable notice before such changes become effective. By continuing to access the Site, you agree to be bound by the updated, amended, or modified Terms. If you do not agree to be bound by the modified Terms, you must immediately cease your access to or use of the Site. Disputes arising under these Terms will be resolved in accordance with the version of these Terms that was in effect at the time the dispute arose.


10. OWNERSHIP; PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

The Site is owned and operated by UTC. The visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, data, computer code (including source code or object code), products, software, services, and all other elements of the Site (“Materials”) provided by UTC are protected by intellectual property and other laws. All Materials contained in the Site are the property of UTC and its third-party licensors. Except as expressly authorized by UTC, you may not make use of the Materials. UTC reserves all rights to the Materials not granted expressly in these Terms.


11. FEEDBACK

If you choose to provide input or suggestions regarding problems with, or proposed modifications or improvements to, the Site or any of the services or products made available by UTC (“Feedback”), then you hereby grant UTC an unrestricted, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully-paid, royalty-free right to exploit such Feedback in any manner and for any purpose with no duty to make any payments to you for such exploitation.


12. INDEMNITY

You are responsible for your access to the Site. You will defend and indemnify UTC and its officers, directors, employees, consultants, affiliates, subsidiaries and agents (together, the “UTC Entities”) from and against every claim, liability, damage, loss, and expense, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with: (a) your access to, use of, or alleged use of, the Site; (b) your violation of any portion of these Terms, any representation, warranty, or agreement referenced in these Terms, or any applicable law or regulation; (c) your violation of any third-party right, including any intellectual property right or publicity, confidentiality, other property, or privacy, right; or (d) any dispute or issue between you and any third party. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you (without limiting your indemnification obligations with respect to that matter), and in that case, you agree to cooperate with our defense of that claim.


13. DISCLAIMERS; NO WARRANTIES.

THE SITE, AND ALL MATERIALS AND USER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND ON AN “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THE UTC ENTITIES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATING TO THE SITE, AND ALL MATERIALS AND USER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING: (A) ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT; AND (B) ANY WARRANTY ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE, OR TRADE. THE UTC ENTITIES DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR ANY MATERIALS OR USER CONTENT OFFERED THROUGH THE SITE, WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, AND DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY OF THOSE ISSUES WILL BE CORRECTED.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE SITE, OR ANY MATERIALS OR USER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY REGARDING ANY OF THE UTC ENTITIES OR THE SITE THAT IS NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS. YOU ASSUME ALL RISK FOR ANY DAMAGE THAT MAY RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF OR ACCESS TO THE SITE, AND ANY MATERIALS OR USER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU USE THE SITE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, DAMAGE TO YOUR PROPERTY OR THIRD PARTY PROPERTY, OR THE LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, UTC DOES NOT DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTY OR OTHER RIGHT THAT UTC IS PROHIBITED FROM DISCLAIMING UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.


14. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT WILL THE UTC ENTITIES BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, OR ANY OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSS) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF, OR YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, THE SITE, OR ANY MATERIALS, OR USER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STATUTE, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT ANY UTC ENTITY HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE.
EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 17.4(iii), THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE UTC ENTITIES TO YOU FOR ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OR ANY INABILITY TO USE ANY PORTION OF THE SITE OR OTHERWISE UNDER THESE TERMS, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, IS LIMITED TO $100.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
EACH PROVISION OF THESE TERMS THAT PROVIDES FOR A LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, OR EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES IS INTENDED TO AND DOES ALLOCATE THE RISKS BETWEEN THE PARTIES UNDER THESE TERMS. THIS ALLOCATION IS AN ESSENTIAL ELEMENT OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES. EACH OF THESE PROVISIONS IS SEVERABLE AND INDEPENDENT OF ALL OTHER PROVISIONS OF THESE TERMS. THE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION 14 WILL APPLY EVEN IF ANY LIMITED REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.


15. GOVERNING LAW

These Terms are governed by the laws of the People’s Republic of China without regard to conflict of law principles.

We make no representation that the Site or any Materials included in the Site are appropriate or available for use in your location.


16. GENERAL

You agree that the Site shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over UTC, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than Shenzhen, People’s Republic of China. These Terms and any other agreements expressly incorporated by reference into these Terms are the entire and exclusive understanding and agreement between you and UTC regarding your access to the Site. Except as expressly permitted above, these Terms may be amended only by a written agreement signed by authorized representatives of all parties to these Terms. You may not assign or transfer these Terms or your rights under these Terms, in whole or in part, by operation of law or otherwise, without our prior written consent. We may assign these Terms at any time without notice or consent. The failure to require performance of any provision will not affect our right to require performance at any other time after that, nor will a waiver by us of any breach or default of these Terms, or any provision of these Terms, be a waiver of any subsequent breach or default or a waiver of the provision itself. Use of section headers in these Terms is for convenience only and will not have any impact on the interpretation of any provision. If any part of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the unenforceable part will be given effect to the greatest extent possible, and the remaining parts will remain in full force and effect. Upon termination of these Terms, Sections 3 through 19, along with the Privacy Policy and any other accompanying agreements, will survive.


17. DISPUTE RESOLUTION

17.1 Generally

You and UTC agree that every dispute arising in connection with these Terms will be resolved by litigation.

You and UTC agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the People’s Court of Nanshan District of Shenzhen for the purpose of litigating any dispute. This agreement to litigate disputes includes all claims arising out of or relating to any aspect of these Terms, whether based in contract, tort, statute, fraud, misrepresentation, or any other legal theory, and regardless of whether a claim arises during or after the termination of these Terms. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT, BY ENTERING INTO THESE TERMS, YOU AND UTC ARE EACH WAIVING THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY OR TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION.
17.2 Exceptions

Despite the provisions of Section 17.1, nothing in these Terms will be deemed to waive, preclude, or otherwise limit the right of either party to address an intellectual property infringement claim.
17.3 Notice; Process

A party who intends to seek litigation must first send a written notice of the dispute to the other party by certified Mail or EMS, only if such other party has not provided a current physical address, then by electronic mail (“Notice”). UTC’s address for Notice is: 14th Floor, West Wing, Skyworth Semiconductor Design Building, No.18 Gaoxin South 4th Ave, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China, 518057. The Notice must: (a) describe the nature and basis of the claim or dispute; and (b) set forth the specific relief sought (“Demand”). The parties will make good faith efforts to resolve the claim directly, but if the parties do not reach an agreement to do so within 30 days after the Notice is received, you or UTC may commence an litigation proceeding. 
17.4 No Class Actions

YOU AND UTC AGREE THAT EACH MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN YOUR OR ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. 
17.5 Modifications of This Disputes Resolution

If UTC makes any future change to this disputes resolution provision, other than a change to UTC's address for Notice, you may reject the change by sending us written notice within 30 days of the change to UTC’s address for Notice, in which case your account with UTC will be immediately terminated and this disputes resolution provision, as in effect immediately prior to the changes you rejected will survive.


18. CONSENT TO ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

By accessing the Site, you consent to receiving certain electronic communications from us as further described in our Privacy Policy. Please read our Privacy Policy to learn more about our electronic communications practices. You agree that any notices, agreements, disclosures, or other communications that we send to you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that those communications be in writing.


19. CONTACT INFORMATION

The Site is offered by UTC Co., Ltd and its affiliated companies, located at 14th Floor, West Wing, Skyworth Semiconductor Design Building, No.18 Gaoxin South 4th Ave, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China, 518057. You may contact us by sending correspondence to that address or by emailing us via Service@uastc.com.

Privacy Policy



1. GENERAL

Thank you for your interest in UTC Co., Ltd. and its affiliated companies (“UTC”, “we,” or “us”) and in the various hardware, firmware, software, websites, applications, and services provided by us and on which a link to this Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) is displayed (each, a “Product” or “Service” and, collectively, the “UTC Products and Services”).

This Policy describes:

·  the information that we gather from you,

·  how we use and share this information,

·  the rights and choices you have regarding this information,

·  the steps we take to protect this information,

·  the limitations of this Policy regarding third party websites and content,

·  how we transfer your information,

·  how we may change this Policy, and

·  how you may contact us.

By using UTC Products and Services, you consent to the privacy practices described in this Policy.  This Policy is incorporated into and is subject to the Terms of Use for the UTC Products and Services you use.

2. INFORMATION COLLECTED

Information We Collect on the UTC Products and Services

·  User-provided Information. When you use UTC Products and Services, you may provide us with information about you, including your name, email address, mailing address, mobile phone number, and payment information (if you use UTC Products and Services to engage in purchases or financial transactions). You may provide us with information in various ways when using UTC Products and Services. For example, you provide us with information when you register for a UTC account, use UTC Products and Services, submit credentials or other information for account verification, upload or share photos or videos on or through UTC Products and Services, or send us customer service-related requests using UTC Products and Services or other means of communication.

·  User-provided Information About Others. We may also collect and store information about other people that you or other users provide to us. If you use UTC Products and Services to send others (friends, relatives, colleagues, etc.) information that may interest them or messages through UTC Products and Services, we may store information about you and information relating to each such recipient. Similarly, if you use UTC Products and Services to upload, share and/or distribute content (including photos, videos or other submissions), and such content contains information about others, we may store, process, and disclose that information as provided for under this Policy.

· Cookies and Automatically Collected Information. When you use certain UTC Products and Services, we may send one or more cookies – small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your device. We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Service. Please review your web browser “Help" file to learn the proper way to modify your cookie settings. Please note that if you delete or choose not to accept cookies, you may not be able to utilize the features of UTC Products and Services to their fullest potential. We may use third party cookies as well. UTC does not process or respond to web browsers’ “do not track” signals or other similar transmissions that indicate a request to disable online tracking of users who use UTC Products and Services.

We may also automatically record certain information from your device by using various types of technology, including “clear gifs" or “web beacons.” This automatically collected information may include your IP address or other device address or ID, web browser and/or device type, the web pages or sites that you visit just before or just after you use a Product or Service, the pages or other content you view or otherwise interact with on a Product or Service, and the dates and times that you visit, access, or use UTC Products and Services. We also may use these technologies to collect information regarding your interaction with email messages, such as whether you opened, clicked on, or forwarded a message. This information is gathered from all users, and may be connected with other information about you.

Our use of cookies and other automatically collected information is explained further in our Cookie Policy.

·  Third Party Web Beacons and Third Party Buttons. We may display third-party content on or through UTC Products and Services, including third-party advertising.  We also may enable you to connect your UTC account to, or otherwise interface with, third party services, including third party social networks and communications services.  In addition, we may implement third party buttons (such as Facebook “like” or “share” buttons) that may function as web beacons even when you do not interact with the button. Information collected through third-party web beacons and buttons is collected directly by these third parties, not by UTC. Information collected by a third party in this manner is subject to that third party’s own data collection, use, and disclosure policies.

For further information, please review our Cookie Policy.

·  Information from Other Sources. We may obtain information from third parties and sources other than UTC Products and Services, such as our business partners, contractors, advertisers, and other third parties.

 

3. USES OF COLLECTED INFORMATION

How We Use the Information We Collect

We use information we collect through UTC Products and Services in a variety of ways in providing the UTC Products and Services and operating our business, including the following:

·  We use the information that we collect through UTC Products and Services to operate, maintain, enhance and provide features of the UTC Products and Services, to verify and manage UTC user accounts, to provide services and information that you request, to respond to comments and questions and otherwise to provide support to users, and to process and deliver entries and rewards in connection with promotions that may be offered from time to by UTC.

·  We use the information that we collect through UTC Products and Services to understand and analyze the usage trends and preferences of our users, to improve the UTC Products and Services, and to develop new products, services, features, and functionality.

·  We may use your information to contact you for administrative, informational, and marketing purposes.  This may include providing customer service or sending communications, including updates on promotions and events, relating to products and services offered by us and by third parties we work with.  We aim to obtain appropriate consent (where required under applicable) to send you marketing communications.

·  We may use information we collect to: (i) personalize UTC Products and Services; (ii) provide customized advertisements, content, and information; (iii) monitor and analyze the effectiveness of UTC Products and Services and third-party marketing activities; (iv) monitor aggregate site usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed; and (v) review your entries, submissions, and status in any promotions or other activities involving UTC Products and Services.

 

When We Disclose Information

We will not disclose your information that we collect through UTC Products and Services to third parties except as described in this Policy or as we disclose to you at the time the information is collected. We may disclose information to third parties in the following circumstances:

· We may share your information with our mother company, affiliates and subsidiaries globally in order to provide you with UTC product and services.

· We may preserve and disclose your information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with applicable laws, in response to a court order, judicial or other government subpoena, warrant or request, or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental agencies.

·  We also reserve the right to preserve and disclose your information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to (i) take precautions against liability, (ii) protect ourselves or others from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses or activity, (iii) investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, (iv) protect the security or integrity of the UTC Products and Services and any facilities or equipment used to make the UTC Products and Services available, or (v) protect our property or other legal rights (including, but not limited to, enforcement of our agreements), or the rights, property, or safety of others.

·  UTC uses a third party verification service provider to verify certain users of UTC Products and Services and UTC may disclose information to this service provider.  The service provider may retain credential information provided as part of account verification for compliance and other purposes and may provide such information, as well as your user login ID or email address, to government authorities, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies and other duly authorized parties as may be required by or permitted under applicable laws. We require this service provider by contract to use or disclose the information they process on our behalf only as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements.

·  If you consent to our disclosure of information to a third party, such as business partners, or as otherwise authorized under applicable law.

·  Information about our users, including information you provided and any information collected through UTC Products and Services, may be disclosed and otherwise communicated to an acquirer, successor, or assignee as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of assets, or similar transaction, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which information is transferred to one or more third parties as one of our business assets.

·  We may make certain aggregated, de-identified, or non-identifying information about users of UTC Products and Services available to third parties for various purposes, including (i) compliance with various reporting obligations; (ii) for business or marketing purposes; (iii) product safety analysis; or (iii) to assist such parties in understanding our users’ interests, habits, and usage patterns for certain programs, content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality of UTC Products and Services.

 

4. RIGHTS REGARDING COLLECTED INFORMATION

Your Rights and Choices you have regarding this information

Under applicable law, you may have the right to request access to and receive information about the information we maintain about you, update or correct inaccuracies in the information we maintain about you, and have the information blocked or deleted, as appropriate.  Your right to access information we maintain about you may be limited under local law.  You also have the right to object to the processing of your information or to withdraw your consent to our processing of information about you, including to the transfer of information to other countries.  Note, however, that if you exercise your right to object or your rights of blocking or deletion, if you decline to share certain information with us, or if you withdraw your consent to our processing of information about you, we may not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality of UTC Products and Services.

You may update, correct, or delete certain UTC account information and preferences by accessing your account preferences page, available through certain UTC Products and Services, including the www.uastc.com and certain UTC mobile applications. If you wish to access or amend any other information we hold about you, you may contact us viaService@uastc.com.  Likewise, if you close your UTC account, you will not be able to sign in to UTC Products or Services or access any of your information. However, you can open a new account at any time.  Please note that while any changes you make will be reflected in active user databases within a reasonable period of time, we may retain all information you submit, as authorized under applicable law, for backups, archiving, prevention of fraud and abuse, analytics, satisfaction of legal obligations, or where we otherwise reasonably believe that we have a legitimate reason to do so. In addition, if certain information has already been provided to third parties as described in this Privacy Policy, retention of that information will be subject to those third parties’ policies.

If you receive commercial email or text messages from us, you may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions contained within the email or text message. You may also opt out from receiving commercial email or text messages from us by sending your request to us by email atService@uastc.com.

Third-Party Services

UTC Products and Services may contain features or links to websites and services provided by third parties. Any information you provide on third-party sites or services is provided directly to the operators of such services and is subject to those operators’ policies, if any, governing privacy and security, even if accessed through UTC Products and Services. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of third-party sites or services to which links or access are provided through UTC Products and Services.

 

Children’s Privacy

UTC Products and Services are not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 without obtaining parental consent.

 

5. DATA SECURITY

We use certain physical, organizational, and technical safeguards that are designed to improve the integrity and security of information that we collect and maintain. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and thus we cannot and do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, viewed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or organizational safeguards.

 

International Visitors and Users

UTC Products and Services connect to servers hosted in the United States, China, and Hong Kong. If you choose to use UTC Products and Services from the European Union or other regions of the world, then please note that you may be transferring your information outside of those regions for storage and processing. Also, we may transfer your data from the U.S., China, and Hong Kong to other countries or regions in connection with storage and processing of data, fulfilling your requests, and providing the services associated with UTC Products and Services. By providing your information on or through UTC Products or Services, you consent to such transfer, storage, and processing.

 

6. POLICY CHANGES AND UPDATES

Changes and Updates to this Policy

Please revisit this page periodically to stay aware of any changes to this Policy, which we may update from time to time. If we modify this Policy, we will make it available on or through the UTC Products and Services, and indicate the date of the latest revision. In the event that the modifications materially alter your rights or obligations hereunder, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the change. Your continued use of UTC Products and Services after the revised Policy has become effective indicates that you have read, understood and agreed to the current version of this Policy.

 

Our Contact Information

Please contact us with any questions or comments about this Policy or our data practices by email atService@uastc.com.

UTC Co., Ltd.14th Floor, West Wing, Skyworth Semiconductor Design Building, No.18 Gaoxin South 4th Ave, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China, 518057

7. COOKIE POLICY

What are Cookies?

When you use certain UTC Products and Services, we may send one or more cookies – small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your device. We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Service. Please review your web browser “Help" file to learn the proper way to modify your cookie settings. Please note that if you delete or choose not to accept cookies, you may not be able to utilize the features of UTC Products and Services to their fullest potential. We may use third party cookies as well. For instance, we use Google Analytics to collect and process certain analytics data. UTC does not process or respond to web browsers’ “do not track” signals or other similar transmissions that indicate a request to disable online tracking of users who use UTC Products and Services.

We may also automatically record certain information from your device by using various types of technology, including “clear gifs" or “web beacons” (together with cookies, “cookies and similar technologies”). This automatically collected information may include your IP address or other device address or ID, web browser and/or device type, the web pages or sites that you visit just before or just after you use a Product or Service, the pages or other content you view or otherwise interact with on a Product or Service, and the dates and times that you visit, access, or use UTC Products and Services. We also may use these technologies to collect information regarding your interaction with email messages, such as whether you opened, clicked on, or forwarded a message. This information is gathered from all users, and may be connected with other information about you.

 

Cookies Used by UTC

We use different types of cookies as listed below. They help us to provide and improve our service, such as showing you the most relevant information and your customized webpage. Some or all of the cookies listed may be stored in your browser or devices.

Authentication

These cookies and similar technologies will tell us when you log into our website, and allow us to show you appropriate and relevant information and features. For example, these cookies and similar technologies will enable us to show you relevant social information when you are logged in and visiting other websites adopting UTC advertising plugin. We also use this information to understand how you use UTC Products and Services.

Security

These cookies and similar technologies help keep UTC Products and Services secure and reliable. They enable security features and detect activities violating the Terms of Use and policies, such as unauthorized login and fraudulent use of our Products and Services. For example, when someone logs into your account from a browser or IP address different from the cookies record, you will get notified and will be able to deny such person’s access to your account. Also, these cookies and similar technologies will record requests for information from the Internet and block attacks such as attempts to steal your user content uploaded to UTC websites.

Localization

These cookies and similar technologies help us provide localized experiences, such as showing the website content in your preferred language.

Features and Services

These cookies and similar technologies help us deliver Products and Services. For example, these cookies and similar technologies could pre-fill your user ID when you logging in, show your friends who are online, and store your preferences to provide you customized content and experiences, such as personalized suggestions.

Performance

These cookies and similar technologies help us improve user experience. For example, these cookies and similar technologies help us reallocate work load among our servers. Also, they store some information on your browser or device to enable our webpage to respond faster.

Analytics and Research

These cookies and similar technologies help us understand your use of our Products and Services to improve them. For example, we may use these cookies and similar technologies to understand how you engage with UTC Apps and websites to improve their features.

 

Cookies Use when You Use Mobile Devices

Some mobile devices share the same features with computers, such as the support of full-featured browsers. When you are using this type of devices such as smart phones, we use cookies in a similar way to when you are using computers. Other devices may use different technologies, such as local storage, Software Development Kits (SDKs), or Advanced Programming Interfaces (APIs) to facilitate aforementioned processes effectuated by cookies.

We may obtain or receive information about your device, our apps, or other apps. We may also use these technologies to store information on your device. For example, we may receive information about the make and model of your mobile device when you are asking others for help through our app.

 

Read of Particular Cookies

Browsers will send cookies for a particular domain to the website each time a device with those cookies accesses content from that domain. This means if your device stores cookies for www.uastc.com, it will send those cookies to UTC when it accesses a webpage at www.uastc.com.

 

Cookie Use without a UTC Account or After Your Logout

We still use cookie if you do not have a UTC account or have logged out your account. After your logout, we will use cookie to:

· Identify and terminate accounts in violation of Terms of Use or UTC policies;

·  Recover your lost account;

·  Recognize use of public computers and notify to reduce your risk of data theft;

·  Understand your interaction with our Products and Services, and those of our partners.

If you do not have UTC account and have visited www.uastc.com, we will use cookie to protect UTC Products and Services, and UTC customers from malicious activity such as denial-of-service attacks and mass creation of fake accounts.