Terms & Privacy

Usage Conditions
Privacy & Security


This policy is effective since June 11, 2021.

The terms ”I”, ”Me”, ”our”, ”us” refers to the team behind the website, or to the creator of the software. The term ”you” refers to the viewer or the user of the website.

If you browse or use this website you are agreeing with the following terms and privacy conditions. If you disagree with any part, don't use this website.

This policy can be modified with no warning. It is your responsibility to check for updates, to ensure that you still agree with it.

Usage Conditions

The use of this website is subject to the following terms:

  • The pages content is for your common information and is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither I nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which I shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed by me. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. For more details about the licenses read the Copyright page.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.
  • This website may also include links to other websites. These links are included for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that I endorse the website(s) or that I have responsibility for their content.
  • This website use external some external services provided by other companies, such as: if you use this website, you also agree with the policies of the previous companies.

Privacy & Security


I try to do my best to ensure that our privacy is protected. I may ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website. You can be assured that the information will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The website may contain links to other websites. However, once you have used these links to leave this site and you should note that I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Also you can note by checking the HTML code of this website that it does not contain any request to external code or images. This protects you from being tracked by sharing your information with external websites.

Server Data

I'm committed to ensure that your data is secured. Because of it, I may not disclose the security measures that have been put in place, but you can consider that:

  • All the data is hosted in private servers, either hosted directly by us or subcontracted with Kamatera.
  • In order to provide a fast and optimized service, the servers may be located in America, Europe, India, Africa or the United Kindom. They are subject to change without any notification, it is completely transparent for you.
  • All the comunications betwen your client & the server are encrypted with SSL.
  • No data will be disclosed by the administators. This means that if you loose the access to your account and you are not able to recover it we will not grant you back the access, and the data will be erased at the expiration time.
  • Additional remarks may be important into the Backup & Restore section.

Backup & Restore

The server that hosts the database is saved everyday and has a history of 14 days. For the rest of the data (files, images, etc..) they may be replicated data in multiple servers, but there is no official backup.

Collected Information

Collecting information is a basic need that all the complex websites & software are forced to do in order to provide a better service and quality. Here you can find the detail of the data collected by us:

  • HTTP Request data: Ip address, HTTP referrer., user agent., requested url, etc..

    After a period of 31 days the most this data is automatically deleted (HTTP referrer., user agent., requested url).

    The Ip address main remain some extra time if you uploaded a CAD file and the storing time exceeds 30 days. In that case the IP will be deleted once the file expires.

  • Actions: clicks on the website.
  • CAD Files: Store the files that you have uploaded. But it is important to point that:
    • They remain with their original copyright.
    • They will respect your choices of the upload form:
      • Time to store: The files will be deleted once this time expires. In some cases the deletion may have a delay of 20 min, but the file will not be accessible during this delay.
      • Visibility="Public": The file will be listed in the main page and it will be accsessible to all the users.

        The website is not responsible if you share by mistake important files. If that is the case you should request their deletion to an administrator.

      • Visibility="Protected": The file will be visible for anyone having the link. This guarantees that the person who uploaded the file has the full contol of sharing the file.

        No link or information will be shared by the administrators.

      • Visibility="Private": The file will be visible only for the user who made the upload. This feature is only available for registred users.
      • Email: This field can not be modified and it is only available for registred users. It is used for sending a notification once that the CAD file is converted.
    • Some files may be visualized by an administrator in order to inspect the quality of the conversion.
    • CAOdrive is not responisble for the files that you upload. If you create any legal issue the files will be deleted.

    The terms for the CAD files are meant to protect you and to give you all the rights over the data. The files are very sensitive and CAOdrive cares about your privacy and pattern rights.

    If you have any question about these terms, do not hesitate to contact an administrator. We are always open to make them even more strict if necessary.

  • Chat Data: all the data (messages, images, files, etc...) may remain stored for undetermined time. Also:
    • The files and data remain with their original copyright.
    • If you want to request the deletion of the data you can contact an administrator.
    • CAOdrive is not responisble for the data that you upload. If you create any legal issue the data will be deleted.
  • Account Data: The data will remain stored for undetermined time.

    If you want to request the deletion of your account and all its data, you can contact and administator.

Usage of the Collected Information

All the information that it is collected, is used for the following purposes:

  • 31 Days internal record keeping for the security of the server.
  • Calculation of anonymous statistics for increasing the quality and provide a better service.
  • Use the contact information to reach people if necessary, but never for publicity or spam purposes.

Your personal information

I won't sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless I am required by law to do so. I may only use your personal information to contact you in case of any problem.

You can request details or the deletion of your personal information.



What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This section describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or "break" certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more common information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How I Use Cookies

I use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies I Set

I use cookies for the Copyright Banner and to know when you are logged in so that the site can remember these facts. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.


The information contained in this website is only for common purposes. It is provided by me, and while I endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, I make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event I'll be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under my control. I have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

An effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly, however I take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily or permanently unavailable.