Privacy & Security Statement
This statement details how Analog Devices, Inc., One Technology Way, Norwood, Massachusetts, USA 02062 (“ADI”) handles any personal information visitors may disclose through their use of the Web site (“Site”).
Collection of Personal Information
Visitors to the ADI Site may use many of the Site’s features without revealing any information that ADI can use to identify visitors personally, such as name, address, phone number or email address (“personal information”). However, in some instances, ADI requests that users provide certain personal information in order to facilitate future communications, make a purchase of Analog Devices products, or receive software, tools, information or other materials from ADI. This policy sets forth the practices that Analog Devices intends to follow with respect to such personal information, as well as other information that can be used to identify a visitor’s computer or device. The Analog Devices policy governing the personal information of employees, independent contractors, consultants and job applicants can be found here.
Declining the Collection of Personal Information
To the extent that ADI seeks personal information from you, you will be prompted to provide that information, but you will always have the choice to decline to provide the information and not receive the services or materials from ADI.
A cookie is a tiny piece of text placed on your computer's hard drive by a website you visit. Cookies help the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings. This makes the website more user friendly and your visits to the site more productive for you.
Personal information and data collected by these cookies is stored on servers in the United States, i.e. in a country outside the European Economic Area. Please be aware that United States law may not offer the same privacy protections as the law of your jurisdiction. If you do not want your personal information and data to be collected, processed and stored in the United States of America, you should not use the Site.
One advantage to you as a visitor to the Site is that information requested by us for purchasing ADI products will be pre-filled for you based on the ID we collect via a cookie. This saves you time in filling out information when visiting the Site and requesting information or samples, or when signing up for myAnalog, or any other function within the Site that requires registration. We also use information from cookies to identify ways to improve the Site.
ADI also uses these tools in its online advertising efforts. For example, we use these tools to tailor the communications that we send to you, including marketing messages and online ads.
For information on how to adjust your browser settings to delete or control cookies, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/.
If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
How ADI Uses and Shares your Personal Information
ADI will use the personal information you provide for legitimate business purposes, such as to facilitate future communications with you, assist you in making a purchase of ADI products, respond to your request for ADI information and materials, or inform you about products or services that might interest you. ADI will share your personal information with authorized third parties in connection with fulfillment of legitimate business uses that are intended to serve you, such as shipping products or materials requested by you. ADI also may share your information with our distribution partners and others in order for them to provide you with information about ADI and other products and services that we believe may be of interest to you. In addition, ADI reserves the right to collect and share personal information as part of (i) an investigation or response to a violation of ADI terms and conditions of use, fraud, illegal activities or other actions or threats that may damage ADI, the Site, or other property, or injure or threaten ADI's customers or other persons, (ii) compliance with a court order, subpoena, government investigation or other legal process, or (iii) transfer or sale of a business unit. Finally, ADI uses third-party platforms to store, analyze, and manage certain personal and other information, which helps ADI improve its operations, marketing and customer service and more effectively tailor our communications with you.
Removal and Updating of your Personal Information
If at any time you wish to have ADI remove your personal information from its database, or to make other changes, please notify ADI at email@example.com. Similarly, if you need to update or expand upon any other information you have provided to ADI, you can re-enter that information at the relevant prompt, or notify ADI by e-mail of this additional information at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to unsubscribe from ADI eNewsletters, please go here. If you prefer not to receive emails from ADI, please notify us at email@example.com.
Third Party Links
Links on the Site to third party websites are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave the Site. ADI has not reviewed such third party sites and does not control and is not responsible for their content or their privacy and security policies. Accordingly, ADI does not endorse or make any representations about these third party sites, or about any information, software or other products or materials found there, or about any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of these third party sites, you do so at your own risk.
If you use a user forum on the Site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected or used by other users of these forums and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. ADI is not responsible for the information you choose to submit in these forums.
Security Statement: How ADI Protects Your Personal Information
ADI has implemented reasonable information security practices designed to help safeguard your personal information. We do not authorize ADI employees or our service providers to access or use this information unless they have a need to know it in connection with performing their employment duties or providing services to ADI. ADI does not use credit card information for any purpose other than to process payment for sales, and does not provide your credit card information to anyone other than the financial services institutions and contractors responsible for the confidential processing of your payment.
While ADI will continue to exercise diligence and use reasonable measures to protect the security of this Site, ADI cannot warrant that all internet communications will be absolutely secure. If you have any questions about this Security Statement, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ADI is committed to the responsible use of the Internet. ADI reserves the right to change or amend its privacy and security statement from time to time, but will post any such changes on this Site.
Last updated: November 2014