Privacy Policy

NUVOTON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION and its affiliated companies (hereinafter referred to as “NUVOTON”, “we/our/us”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We endeavor to comply with all applicable laws on privacy protection and personal information security. NUVOTON Privacy Policy, together with any additional terms and conditions that contain supplementary information in connection with particular services you are using (hereinafter referred to as “Privacy Policy”), outline our privacy practices regarding the collection, use and safeguard of your personal information through NUVOTON websites (http://www.nuvoton.com) and any services, both online and offline we provide (hereinafter referred to as “SERVICE”), along with whom we may share or disclose the collected information. If you are a minor, you shall access or use the SERVICE only after your parents (or your guardian) read and agree our Privacy Policy. 

The use, access or submission of personal information to the SERVICE by you, or if you are a minor, the submission of your personal information either by your parents (or your guardian) or by you with the permission of your parents (or guardian) to NUVOTON will be deemed as your acceptance of the Privacy Policy.

 

Information NUVOTON Collect

When you use our SERVICE, we may need to collect certain information from you when you use or interact with our SERVICE (hereinafter referred to as “Information”). We may ask for the following Information:

Information you provide to us

  • Your e-mail address, name, company/association, country/region and job category when you sign up or log in NUVOTON Member account.
  • Your resume, working experience or related information as well while you apply for a post.
  • Your name, mailing/shipping/billing address (including zip code), contact information, e-mail address, credit card number or other payment service information when you make a purchase of our devices/SERVICE or when you make certain customer service request. You need to acquire prior permission or consent from the recipient of your purchased devices/SERVICE, if you are not the recipient.

Information from your use of SERVICE

  • Device information: such as the device model, the version and type of your operation system, IP Address, ISP and dpi of display.
  • Log information: such as the preferred interface, type and language settings of browser, diagnose and usage data as well as your usage behavior on our SERVICE.
  • Location information: such as the time zone and local time where the device is used.
  • Personal information: such as the age, gender and hobby.

 

How NUVOTON Use Information

We may use Information we collect for the purposes below:

  • To assess and improve the SERVICE.
  • To obtain user feedback and to analyze user experience for the purpose of developing and evaluating new services, features and products.
  • To fulfill the sign-up process of NUVOTON Member account or registration.
  • To deliver and fulfill any purchase made by you, and to process  the Information and documentation regarding said purchase (such as purchase invoices, proof of purchase, or service updates notices).
  • Job qualification screening.
  • To process any subscriptions you have signed up for, including eDMs or newsletters. You may unsubscribe them at any time with no charge.
  • To send you important notifications, such as communications about changes to our terms, conditions and policies. To protect your rights and interests, you may not opt out of receiving these communications.
  • To respond to customer support requests (including product repair requests) and to respond to your questions.
  • To provide customer care and to conduct customer satisfaction.
  • Any other purposes with your consent.


Retention of Information

We will retain your Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. We will also by your request delete your Information collected by NUVOTON, you may contact us to process such request.

 

To Whom NUVOTON Disclose Your Information

Your Information will not be disclosed to any third parties without the following exceptions:

Your Consent

We will only disclose or share your Information to other third parties with your consent.

Business Partners

We may disclose to our business partners, including business partners who provide advertisings or marketing information that you may be interested.

Service Providers

We may disclose and share your Information to our service providers that provide services for or on behalf of us, including the service providers that assist us with sending marketing information, providing customer support, delivering purchases and conducting billing. These service providers shall only use your Information in compliance with our instruction and within the scope of the aforementioned purposes ; NUVOTON ensures that all of our service providers strictly comply with the Privacy Policy.

For legal, protection, security purposes

We may disclose or share your Information with third parties for legal or security purposes:

  • To the extent it is required by applicable laws or regulations or competent governmental or judicial authorities, necessary to establish or preserve a legal claim or defense, or necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activities.
  • To protect the rights, property or safety of NUVOTON, our service providers, customers or the public, as required or permitted by law.

 

International Transfers of Your Information

You understand and consent to the transfer, storage, use or process of your Information to NUVOTON and any of its affiliated companies, service providers who may be located in a different country. Said transfer, storage, or process of your Information, shall be subject to the Privacy Policy and applicable laws on privacy protection and personal information security.

 

Cookies and Similar Technologies

NUVOTON uses cookies and similar technologies to provide our SERVICE. Cookie is a small text file to your computer in order to facilitate your use of our website. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may reset your Internet browser to either block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Cookies used in our SERVICE have been categorized below; you may also refer to the charts to know which cookies we use in our SERVICE and who hosts it:

Analytics Cookies

These Cookies collect Information about how you use the Nuvoton Sites for the purposes of improving and optimizing the way Nuvoton Sites work and to ensure that visitors can easily find the Information they are looking for on Nuvoton Sites. For example, Analytics Cookies measure performance indicators such as which pages visitors go to most often and collect the error messages from web pages.

Functionality Cookies

These Cookies are used to recognize you when you return to Nuvoton Sites. This enables Nuvoton to personalize content for you, and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Advertising and Targeting Cookies

These Cookies record your online activities and retain user preferences, in order to make the content displayed on Nuvoton Sites more relevant to you and your interests. Nuvoton and its business partners may use these types of Cookies to deliver advertisements and communications relevant to your interests and to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. These Cookies can remember that your device has visited a site or service, and may be able to track your device’s browsing activity on other sites or services other than Nuvoton Sites. This Information may be shared with a third party, such as advertisers and/or advertising networks to deliver the advertising, and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.

 

To learn more about cookies, you may visit www.cookiecentral.com.

 

Third-Party Links in Our SERVICE

Our SERVICE may contain links to third-party websites. Please be aware that NUVOTON is not responsible for the security, the privacy practices and the materials of those third-party websites. We encourage you to gain awareness  when you leave our SERVICE, and to read the privacy statements of those third-party websites carefully. This Privacy Policy applies to NUVOTON SERVICE only.

 

Security

We take precautions to protect your Information against unauthorized access, theft, alteration, disclosure or destruction. We conduct internal reviews of our information collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store your Information (whether you are on-line or off-line).

Please contact us if you become aware of any technical weakness that could damage NUVOTON SERVICE.

 

Manage Your Information

We want to help you keep your Information accurate. You may view and change your Information by logging in your NUVOTON Member account and editing your account information. If you have further inquiries about Information NUVOTON collect about you, such as access, correction, block or deletion your Information, kindly contact us.
Whenever you use our SERVICE, we strive to maintain the accuracy of your data and protect your Information against any accidental or malicious destruction. We will accommodate your requests regarding your Information; however, we may not be able to fulfill all your requests under the following circumstances:

  • As required or permitted under application laws;
  • For legitimate business purposes;
  • Unreasonably repetitive requests that require; disproportionate technical efforts and resources, for example, developing a new system or fundamentally changing the current practices;
  • Potentially risks on the privacy of others.

 

Minor’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect Information from a minor under the age of 18 without parental consent. We encourage parents (or guardian) to take an active role in a minor’s online activities and interests while using our SERVICE.
If you are a minor, please seek parental consent before your use of our SERVICE. You may submit your Information with parental consent to us only. Your parents (or guardian) can revoke any consent previously given, request for access, correction, block or deletion of the Information at all times.

 

Sensitive Personal Information

NUVOTON will never ask you to provide sensitive Information such as Information about your medical or health records, political or religious beliefs, criminal offences (alleged, or committed), criminal conviction background, sexual orientation, sexual history, behavior or genetic Information. Please refrain from providing us with such Information.

 

Changes to NUVOTON Privacy Policy

We may change the Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the Privacy Policy will always be available on this page; a prominent notice such as email notification will be delivered to you about any significant changes.

 

Contacting Us

If you have any inquiries, questions, comments or complaints about the Privacy Policy, or if you believe that NUVOTON did not comply with the Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us.