PatternAgents Data Retention Policy
These policies and guidelines are established for our users to clearly understand what information is retained by the thingSoC Web Site and for what duration.
What is the PatternAgents Business?
PatternAgents is a manufacturer and reseller of educational electronic products, tools, and software components. We sell components, pieces, parts, and patterns that can assembled by our users to create many different types of electronic projects, according to the designs of our end-users.
What Information does PatternAgents collect about their Customers and Users?
Any public persona and profile information is a choice for the user to provide, and we do not require it. It is not verified in any way by thingSoC, and may not be accurate.
thingSoC is a PCI Compliant Web Site, and as such, we do not retain any detailed credit card information. thingSoC retains all customer supplied information, such as persona and profiles for the duration of the customer account, and at the customers choice, they may delete that data at any time, or delete their account completely at any time. Please consult our Terms of Service for other information.
Data Retention Durations
thingSoC maintains backup copies of the thingSoC web site and customer order records, receipts, etc. for the minimum time required to comply with IRS guidelines, for small business data retention.