Privacy & Security

General

You may visit Plessey Semiconductors Ltd (“Plessey”) website (“Site”) anonymously if you wish, in which case we will not request that you provide any personal information. On the other hand you may choose to request certain products and services from Plessey in which case you will need to provide Plessey with personal information.

Personal information means any information that may be used to identify you, including but not limited to your first and last name, your name or your employer’s business name, job function, address, email address and phone numbers.

We understand that you would want to know how we collect and use that personal information and the other data you provide to us. We have therefore put this privacy policy in place to advise you how we collect and use such information. Your right to privacy is important to Plessey.

Opting In

Plessey provides you the opportunity to “opt in” to gain access to your key business information and to receive email notifications regarding products and services supplied. Therefore by registering on the Plessey Site indicates your consent to usage of personal data as described in this policy.

Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

Plessey collects personal information from visitors to the Site only when: (1) you register for a Plessey account via the Customer Portal, or when you subsequently modify that information; and (2) you choose to purchase or otherwise request a product or a service or related information from Plessey, you submit a technical enquiry, you ask to be included in an email or other mailing list, you choose to participate in a user survey for the purpose of providing feedback to Plessey regarding your needs or to allow Plessey to enhance your future visits to the Site, or you otherwise log onto the Site and request information from Plessey.

Except as provided below, Plessey will not disclose any of your personal information or the other data you provide us through your Plessey account to third parties without your permission. We may however need to provide without your permission some of this personal information and data to third parties whom Plessey uses for the purposes of delivering products or services to you (e.g. distributors, sales representatives, customer support agents, a shipping company if you have asked us to send something to you or other Plessey business partners). All Plessey companies and business partners shall respect this privacy policy. We may also be required, without your permission, to disclose this personal information and data by law, to enforce our Terms of Use, to protect personal safety, the public or the integrity of our Site.

Reviewing and Making Changes to Your Personal Information

If you have a registered account on the Site you can review and make changes to your personal information at any time by accessing the account.

IP Addresses

When you visit our Site our servers will log your computer’s IP address. Plessey will only link your IP address to organisational details (if available through ARIN/RIPE) for internal tracking and system administration purposes.

Use of Cookies

The Plessey Site uses cookies for various reasons. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s computer hard drive for record-keeping purposes. The information stored will make future visits to the Site easier because it will allow you to use the Site without having to re-enter information on each visit. Cookies are also used to maintain your identity while at our Site so that you will only need to log in once otherwise you could be required to login repeatedly on a single visit. Plessey does not use cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in the cookie, nor is that information shared with any third parties, subject to the exceptions specified above in this policy. You have the option of setting your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and to refuse cookies when your browser alerts you to their presence. You can also choose to refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you may not however be able to visit certain parts of the Site.

Security

Plessey protects your account information by requiring that you enter your password to gain entry to your Plessey account. We and our subsidiaries and business partners also safeguard your personal information and the other data you send to Plessey with physical and electronic means and good management practices. We urge you to change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure that your browser is patched to a level recommended by the software vendor.

Questions about this Policy

If you have any questions about our privacy policy please email your questions to privacy@plessey.com.

Changes to the Policy

This privacy policy may be amended from time to time without notice. We encourage you to visit the Site from time to time so that you may be aware of such changes.

Disclaimer

You acknowledge and confirm that the Internet is not a secure medium where privacy can be guaranteed and that your use of the Site, including information you transmit to the Site, may be subject to access by, or disclosure to, other persons. Plessey shall not be responsible for any harm you or any other person may suffer in connection with any such breach of confidentiality or security.