Last Updated : December 5, 2009
This website is operated by or on behalf of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., whose principal place of business is at 416 Maetan-3dong,Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si,Gyeonggi-do,443-742 Korea.
This policy applies to information about you that is collected by us (Samsung Electronics), by any company within the Samsung Electronics group of companies, or by any other company under the Samsung brand
("Samsung Group Companies"). A full list of Samsung Group Companies is available upon request.
This policy sets out how we use and protect any information about you that you give to us through your use of the Website. If you have any questions or comments in relation to this policy, contact our customer services department at firstname.lastname@example.org, before using the Website.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You are advised to check it from time to time in order to ensure that you are aware of any changes and that they are acceptable to you.
In general, you can view parts of the Website without giving us any information. On certain pages, we request information about you, for example, the registration pages. We are able to provide you with our full Website environment only if you have completed and submitted the information required for the registration process, and this information is accepted by us in accordance with our Website terms and conditions.
Some of the information that we collect is ‘Personal Data’. This means data that is related to you and identifies you. In this policy, we use the terms ‘Personal Data’, ‘information about you’, and ‘your information’ interchangeably.
We may use information about you for any of the following purposes:
All of the above apply equally to the use of information about you for such purposes by a Samsung Group Company.
We collect information about you using various methods, including:
We may combine information that we collect about you through this Website with information that you provide to us by other means, or that is provided to us by third parties. We may store that information together in a combined database or in separate databases.
We will not retain information about you for longer than is necessary for the purpose for which it was intended, or as required under any contract or by law (and we usually delete data once a user tells us that that he or she will no longer be using a service). We will not collect an excessive amount of information from you nor information that is not relevant to the purposes for which it collected .
We may automatically collect non-personally identifying technical information from you when you connect to this Website. An example is the domain name of another website from which you linked to this Website. We collect this information to help us identify people’s browsing preferences. The information is used for internal purposes only so that we can carry out research on your demographics, behavior and interests. Anonymous or generic information from which you cannot be personally identified is not Personal Data and is therefore outside the scope of this policy.
We do not disclose to any third parties Personal Data that relates to you without your consent, except:
You acknowledge that any information that you submit into any environment that is visible to others (such as My Application, Blog and Support) results in such information being published in a like manner. You must take common sense precautions with the information you provide in such environments and acknowledge that your information is published in such a way for others to see.
For any disclosure of your Personal Data by us to a carefully selected third party or to any third party on the above list, we will comply with data protection law by ensuring that there are arrangements in place to ensure that the third party does not use your Personal Data for any purpose other than purposes that we specify and in accordance with the purposes outlined in this policy, and keep it secure.
We will take all reasonable precautions to ensure that our staff and employees who have access to information about you have received adequate training to ensure that they process that information only in accordance with this policy and with our obligations under data protection law. We may take disciplinary action against our staff and employees in the event of non-compliance, should we consider this to be appropriate.
We may use your Personal Data to provide you with information about products, promotions, and other such information which we believe may be of interest to you, if you select to receive such information by email or post when you complete the registration process.
You can change your mind about your preferences regarding direct marketing by using the unsubscribe information in every such mailing or by updating your user profile. You can do this at any time. If you do so, we do not remove your Personal Data from our databases but we do note your changed preferences as soon as reasonably possible.
Under certain data protection laws, you may have the right to request details of Personal Data that we hold about you. If we are permitted by law, we may charge you a small fee. If you would like to make any such request, write to our Data Protection Compliance Officer by emailing email@example.com (Website webmaster).
You can help us to ensure that the information about you that we hold is accurate and up to date. If you think that any information we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, write to our Data Protection Compliance Officer. We will correct or update any information about you as soon as reasonably possible.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to do so, we have put in place reasonable procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect through the website. This has been done with a view to preventing unauthorized or unlawful processing of your Personal Data and accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, your Personal Data. Whilst we have done all of this, we cannot guarantee that your information is secure when submitted or otherwise communicated through insecure means.
We protect the security of your information by:
You must also take appropriate steps to keep your information secure by not using an obvious login name and password, by changing your password regularly, and by ensuring that you do not divulge your password to any other person.
This Website may link to other websites that are outside our control. Whilst we try to ensure that we link only to websites that share our privacy and security standards, once you have left this Website we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide to other websites. You should exercise caution, and review the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
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