Terms of Service

Introduction

This engineering service platform is owned by Federico Laport Rivas and his partners ("BRACED"). BRACED strives to properly address applicable data protection and privacy legal requirements. BRACED assumes that the European Union has a data protection regime established pursuant to the European Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC). The Directive requieres several protections to the "personally identifiable information" storage and transference.

All platform data is stored in the European Union.

Collected Info

We collect the personally identifiable information addresed below from our customers:

  • Full name
  • Email
  • Company name
  • Payment information stored by BRACED:
    • Dates of payments
  • Payment information stored by payment gateway:
    • Full name of customer (PCI Compliant)
    • VAT number of customer (PCI Compliant)
    • Credit/Debit card info (PCI Compliant)
  • Platform usage events
  • Tekla Plugins usage events

Use Of Collected Info

Braced will use and process Customers Data for the folowing purposes:

  • Backing up data
  • Internal audit
  • Business analytics to improve platform quality
  • Recurring payment processing
  • Billing
  • Calculation reports creation
  • Monitoring and enforcing compliance with company policies and procedures

Data Security

BRACED maintains reasonable security measures to safeguard Protected EU Data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. BRACED also maintains reasonable procedures to help ensure that such data is reliable for its intended use and is accurate, complete, and current.

Non personal information: Confidential business data

Customers will probably store industrial information about projects subjected to specific confidentiality contract clauses. BRACED will apply same protection level as personal data. If required, customized contracts can be signed with customers inside and outside European Union. Contact support@braced.io if you need it.

Access, Review and Update

Individuals have the ability to access, review and update their own Protected Data in accordance with applicable law. Customers should transmit requests for access to their own Data, in writing (an email message using a work email address is acceptable), to support@braced.io. If an individual in the EU is aware of changes or inaccuracies in his or her Protected Data, that individual is responsible for informing of such changes so that the Protected Data may be updated or corrected.

Structural Disclaimer

We spend a lot of time and effort in the development and testing of this site. However, the user accepts and understands that no warranty is expressed or implied by the developers on the accuracy or the reliability of the service. Like any other structural software, the engineer HAVE TO check the results throwed by automated tools like braced.io

BRACED platform is a powerfool tool. However, the user must explicitly understand the basic assumptions of the joint design algorithms and compensate for the aspects that are not addressed.

The information produced by the application must be checked by a qualified and experienced engineer. The engineer must independently verify the results and take professional responsibility for the information that is used.