How we collect your personal information
In order to provide you with better and more personalized products and services, when you use our products and services, we will collect your personal information in the following ways:
Registration information and identity verification information. When you use Baidu AI Cloud service, you have to log into your registered Baidu universal account. When you register a Baidu universal account in Baidu AI Cloud, you have to provide us with your username and phone number and create a password. After Baidu AI Cloud provides a third-party account or/and the service of login to the customer’s own account system and you are authorized by Baidu AI Cloud, you can also use the above accounts to login. By doing this, you authorize Baidu AI Cloud to read your public information (nickname, profile photo, etc.) registered in the third-party account or/and your own account. After you register, you can continue to complete your information on the webpage, including but not limited to: E-mail information, information about password protection question, industry information, etc.
Before purchasing and using Baidu AI Cloud services, you have to complete the identity verification. During the identity verification, you have to further complete the name, identity certificate information (ID card or passport information), company name, business registration information (or organization code certificate information) and living person verification information required by some services (such as facial recognition). If you have already registered for a Baidu universal account, your identity verification information in the Baidu universal account is synchronized to Baidu AI Cloud. If you do not log into Baidu AI Cloud or fail to complete the identity verification, you still can browse Baidu AI Cloud pages or search Baidu AI Cloud products, but you may be unable to use the business functions which require login and identity verification such as [Purchase and use Baidu AI Cloud services].
When you use specific business functions of Baidu AI Cloud (such as [Filing service]), to comply with relevant national regulations and satisfy the purpose of providing you with the product and service, in addition to the information contained in the registration and identity verification, you also have to further provide us with your information about [Contact number, Contact title, Mailing address and Domain name], If you do not use specific products and services, you do not have to provide relevant information.
- Log information. To provide you with services and monitor the running status of cloud services, we collect your ID, IP address, browser type and language used, hardware device information, operating system version, network operator information and date, time and duration of your access to the service.
- Operation and support information. Baidu AI Cloud initiates operating activities for newly launched services and functions from time to time. If you participate in relevant operating activities, we may collect yourcontact information (such as phone number), contact address and transaction account information through the interface of operating activities so that you can successfully participate in the activities. Before collecting your information, we obtain your authorization separately; If you do not participate in relevant operating activities, you do not have to provide the foregoing information.
- Baidu AI Cloud Filing System supports multiple types of filing applications such as new filing, new access, new website and filing modification. To provide you with the corresponding filing services, we collect the information of the website organizer, the principal and the person in charge of the website, information about living person verification of the one in charge of the website (facial recognition) and relevant website information that you provide. If you do not use specific products and services, you do not have to provide relevant information.
- To improve services, Baidu AI Cloud records your service usage, resource consumption, consultation records, work order information and the communication process between Baidu AI Cloud and you. The service support teams of Baidu AI Cloud use the above information to better respond to your demands.
- If you only want to use the basic services such as browsing and searching on Baidu AI Cloud websites, you do not have to register as our user and provide the above information.