Privacy Policy PDF Print E-mail
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The purpose of this policy is to document the rights and confidentiality afforded to all the visitors to the ZiLOG web site (www.zilog.com). ZiLOG follows the procedures set forth below to safeguard your privacy on-line. All data explicitly submitted to ZiLOG through the filling-out of on-line forms is handled and saved in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974. Please read the following policy to understand how we handle your personal information. This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically.

When do we ask for personal information?

An anonymous visitor to our site remains anonymous. We do not attempt to identify visitors if they do not voluntarily register on our site.

How personal information is collected and distributed

For some areas of our website, we may collect personal information from you. In these cases, we intend to inform you in advance and grant you the option not to continue. The ZiLOG web site collects no personally identifiable information unless provided explicitly by the user. If you chose not to provide the requested information, you still can access most of the zilog.com website; however, you may be unable to access certain options, offers, and/or services.

ZiLOG manages and catalogs all its information gathered off the website with utmost care. All information collected at this site is kept strictly confidential and is not intended to be shared, commercially sold, rented, loaned, or otherwise disclosed to persons other than ZiLOG representatives. Only ZiLOG employees, its sales representatives or ZiLOG's authorized distributors have access to the information that is collected from our customers to better meet our customers needs.

Typical Examples of when and why we ask for Personal Information

  • To process an order
  • To mail invoices
  • To send out renewal notices and announcements
  • To help improve our offerings
  • To address customer support related issues: tech support, software downloads, etc.
  • To register for workshops, contests, etc.
  • To request a shipping address
Use of Cookies

Some of our web pages incorporate the use of cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data that travels to your browser from a web server and is stored on your computer's hard drive.

ZiLOG uses cookies for storing user IDs for specific web pages. We provide a cookie for your convenience, so that you do not have to register every time you want to download software from our website. If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you still have access to all of our web pages; however, you may be forced to re-register every time you visit certain areas of our site that require such an action.

Privacy of our email lists

For particular product- or software-based inquiries, we may ask that you supply us with an email address in order to receive important product updates or changes in system software. ZiLOG does not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease any of the addresses on our list to anyone outside of ZiLOG. Only authorized ZiLOG personnel have access to this information.

How ZiLOG is securing your privacy

Any information that you choose to provide us with is handled in a respectful manner. Our primary goal is to better understand your needs and provide you with superior customer service.

To ensure your privacy, our web site uses an excellent form of Internet security, including Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol, which encrypts data before sending it across the Internet. Credit card numbers are used only for payment processing, are not retained within the company for marketing purposes, and are not disclosed to third parties.

Responses to legal process

Notwithstanding the foregoing, if ZiLOG receives due legal process, ZiLOG may disclose information provided to us through our web site.

Questions

ZiLOG welcomes comments and questions on this policy. We are dedicated to protecting your personal information. Due to the rapidly evolving technologies on the Internet, we may occasionally update this policy. All revisions will be posted to this site. If you have any comments or questions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For customer support questions, please see the following link: Customer Support Page

 
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