The information, material and related images available on this site (“Content”) are provided by Protochips, Inc. The following terms govern use of this site. By using this site you agree that you have read and understood these terms and agree to be bound by these terms, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding use of this site. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this site.
Protochips, Inc operates this site from a hosting server within the United States. Protochips, Inc makes no representations that the Content referenced on this site is appropriate or available for use in other areas of the world. Those who access this site from locations outside the United States are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Any claim relating to this site or use of this site will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina, without reference to its conflict-of-laws principles. Any dispute arising out of or related to your use of this site will be brought in, and you hereby consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in, the state and federal courts sitting in Wake County, North Carolina. You agree to waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non-conveniens and agree that process may be served in a manner authorized by applicable law or court rule.
Protochips, Inc reserves the right to make changes to this site and to these terms at any time. Any change in these terms will be prospective only, unless retroactive effect is legally required. Your continued use of this site will constitute your acceptance of any new or amended terms.
Last Updated: May 21, 2018
The Information We Collect:
Information you voluntarily provide us: When you visit our Site or request a product or service (collectively, the “Services”), you may voluntarily provide us with certain information that identifies you, including without limitation your name, phone number, address, and email address and any other information you may choose to share. When this type of identifiable information is collected, it may be used in several ways. When personal information is provided to download content, make an inquiry or request information, we use this data to ensure you are delivered the correct content, that your questions are answered, or that the correct information is given. If explicit consent is to allow us to use and store data collected on these forms, we may contact you for additional reasons. We may notify you of new products or announcements, provide you information, invite you to events, or inform you of news that we feel may be of interest to you. Information provided to Protochips will never be sold or given to third parties not directly involved with your request. Information may be shared with vendors or partners who are contractually bound to only use this information for the services for which we are in agreement. In some cases, if you decline to share such information with us, we may not be able to respond to you or provide you with Services. Other than as provided in this Policy, we will not use, disclose or share your information with any third parties, without your consent.
Information which we collect automatically:When you visit our Site or use our Services, we may collect additional information, such as your internet protocol (or “IP”) address, browser, operating system, pages or content you access while visiting the Site and the date and time of such access.
Cookies and Tracking Technologies: We may collect information through the Site by way of cookies or other tracking technologies. Cookies and other tracking technologies are script files that facilitate the collection of information, such as the number of visitors to the Site, and how each visitor arrived at the Site. This information includes your IP address, browser type, location, and other information which are not used to identify you and are aggregated to evaluate the performance and improve the function of our website and targeted advertising campaigns. You may be able to reject or block cookies or tracking technologies on the Site by adjusting your browser settings. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the “Help” section of the toolbar. If you elect to reject cookies and other tracking technologies we may not be able to deliver certain information or services to you.
Payment Information:We collect certain payment and billing information when you register for certain paid Services. For example, you may be required to provide name and contact information at registration, as well as payment card details however, credit card details are not archived in any CRM field.
Device Information:We may collect information about your computer, phone, tablet or other devices when you access our Site or use our Services, including connection type, operating system, browser type, IP address, device identifiers. You can disable the collection of much of this information through the settings of your device or through your operating system.
How We Use the Information We Collect:
We only use your information as permitted by law. We may use your information to:
Google Analytics: Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google that utilizes cookies to monitor web-traffic on the Site. We use Google Analytics to collect, track and examine data about the Site’s usage. We may run reports based on the data we collect and we may share the data with other Google services. Google may use the data to personalize and customize the advertisements that are served to you from its advertising network. The Site does not respond to Do Not Track Signals from your browser.
Who We Share Your Information With:
We may share or transfer information you provide to us or that we collect on the Site or through the Service.
Business-related transfers. We may share your information to other businesses that we acquire, are acquired by, or with which we merge or partner.
Service Providers. We may transfer information to third parties with whom we contract to support our activities, including maintaining and managing our end-user information.
Compliance with Laws. We may determine that we need to share your information with law enforcement in order to comply with law or the legal process.
Protect Our Rights. We may share your information to protect our rights and property. For example, we may share information if we believe it will prevent the misuse or unauthorized use of the Site or the Services, protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public, or in the event of bankruptcy proceedings.
Retention of Your Information
We may retain your questions and feedback in order to improve the Site. Do not send us any information, ideas, suggestions, proposals or comments that you consider confidential or that you wish to be treated as confidential. If you no longer want us to use or retain personal information you provided to us or if you would like to modify the information we have on file for your profile, you may contact us at marketing @protochips.com and request that we modify or delete that such personal information from our records.
Third Party Privacy Practices.
How We Store and Secure Your Information
We use data hosting service providers in the United States to host the information we collect, and we use technical measures to secure your data.
We will undertake reasonable steps to protect all information, from unauthorized or accidental access, disclosure, misuse or processing, or from alteration, destruction, or loss. However, because no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, we cannot guarantee the security of information you submit to us.
How Long We Keep Your Information
Protochips record-keeping policy follows the US Internal Revenue Service recommendation and it is 7 years, minimum. Protochips marketing database keeping and maintenance follow the same criteria.
Users from the European Economic Area
Legal Basis for Processing. If you are an individual in the European Economic Area (EEA), we collect and process information about you only where we have legal basis for doing so under applicable European Union laws. The legal basis depend on how you use the Site and the Services:
If you have consented to our use of information about you for a specific purpose, you have the right to change your mind at any time, but this will not affect any processing that has already taken place. Where we are using your information because we or a third party have a legitimate interest to do so, you have the right to object to that use though, in some cases, this may mean no longer using and receiving the Services.
How to Access or Control Your Information– The General Data Protection Directive individuals in the EEA certain rights with respect to their information. These include the right to request a copy of your information, to object to our use of your information (including for marketing purposes), to request the deletion or restriction of your information, or to request your information in a structured, electronic format. You can exercise these rights by contacting us at the address in the Contact section below.
The GDPR provides that we may limit or deny your requests in certain cases. For example, if fulfilling your request would reveal information about another person, or if you ask to delete information which we have compelling legitimate interests to keep, including as required by law. You may have the right to complain to a data protection authority in the country where you live, where you work or where you feel your rights were infringed if you have concerns about your rights.
Other International Users
The Site is hosted and the Services are performed in the U.S. and are intended for U.S. customers. If you are a consumer accessing the Site from any region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use and disclosure that differ from U.S. laws, your continued use of the Site, which is governed by U.S. law and these terms, indicates your consent to transfer of your information to the U.S.
If You have any questions regarding this Policy or how we treat information pursuant to this Policy we encourage you to contact us at email@example.com
Because protecting the privacy of young children is especially important, we do not knowingly collect or maintain information from or about persons under 13 years of age. No part of our Site is structured to attract anyone under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or access the Site at any time or in any manner. If we learn that personal information of persons under 13 has been collected on the Site without verified parental consent, we will take appropriate steps to delete this information.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS (FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY)
Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code requires select businesses to disclose policies relating to the sharing of certain categories of customers’ personal information with third parties. These businesses are required to accept requests for disclosures of these policies from customers but are only required to honor one request per calendar year. Businesses have thirty (30) days to respond to each inquiry to the designated address. Each inquiring customer will receive an explanation of the categories of customer information shared and the names and addresses of any third-party businesses. In limited circumstances, customers’ failure to submit requests in the manner specified will not require a response from the business.
If you are a California resident, you may request such information from us by sending a letter to the address listed below. In your letter, please provide your name, address and email address, as well as a request that we provide such information to you, by using the following or similar language, “I request that Protochips provide its third-party information sharing disclosures required by section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code.”
Attn: Marketing Team, Protochips, Inc.; 3800 Gateway Centre Blvd, Suite 306; Morrisville, NC, 27606
We may revise this Policy at any time. Any Policy revisions will be effective upon posting to the Site. You should review this Policy, each time you visit the Site or the Services, to inform yourself of any revisions. Your continued use of the Site or the Services will constitute your acceptance of the Policy as revised.
General Information Collected
We use Google Analytics remarketing codes and cookies to log when users view specific pages or take specific actions on a website. This information includes your IP address, browser type, location, and other information which are not used to identify you and are aggregated to evaluate the performance and improve the function of our website and targeted advertising campaigns. This information may be shared with third parties to assisting in the efforts described above.
Specific Information Collected
When identifiable information such as your name, email and institution are collected, it may be used in several ways. When personal information is provided to download content, make an inquiry or request information, we use this data to ensure you are delivered the correct content, that your questions are answered, or that the correct information is given. If explicit consent is to allow us to use and store data collected on these forms, we may contact you for additional reasons. We may notify you of new products or announcements, provide you information, invite you to events, or inform you of news that we feel may be of interest to you. Information provided to Protochips will never sold or given to third parties not directly involved with your request. Information may be shared with vendors or partners who are contractually bound to only use this information for the services for which we are in agreement.
Rights to Collected Information
You may review and update the information that you provide to us through this Web site by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and describing the nature of your request. You can also request we delete all of your information by sending an email to the same address.
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