Privacy and Cookie Statement: Infineon.com, as of: October 2015
Protecting the privacy of Internet users is very important to Infineon. Infineon always comply with the applicable laws on privacy and data security. The following sections explain what type of information Infineon may collect and how Infineon handle it.
Infineon collects no personal data (e.g. names, addresses, phone numbers, or e-Mail addresses) on our website, unless you have provided us with such data voluntarily (e.g. through registration or survey), or the relevant legal requirements pertaining to the protection of your data permit this.
- Collection of Site Usage Data
By visiting our website, our web servers automatically store the IP address and the domain from which access to the website is made, the date and time of your visit, the website of ours that you visit, as well as technical information about the visit (http method, http version, http status code, and browser used). If you login as a user on our website, the user ID required for the login is also stored.
- Collection and Processing of Personal Data
In some of our web applications Infineonwe are creating an unique Infineon web profile of you to store your personal settings, e.g. simulation configurations, shopping cart, favorites etc. This data might be used for statistical purposes as well as for market analyses.
Access to some of our websites and web pages requires prior registration. Personal data is only collected if you provide it voluntarily, e.g., as part of a registration, a survey, a contest, or in the execution of a contract. After registration, you can use the registered online services. In addition to registering, Infineon may ask you about special interests or preferences in order to provide you with tailored information and improve your use of our website.
It is possible that your data may be passed on within the Infineon network to our marketing department, or third parties if this serves your business interests. For example, if Infineon sends products to you, Infineon transmits personal data to suppliers, distributors, or third parties that work with us. Data shall only be sent to government bodies and authorities in accordance with mandatory national legal provisions.
Our employees are sworn to secrecy and to protect all personal data.
Infineon collects user data in order to make communication with you more personal and interactive. With your data, you are helping Infineon to make our customer service more efficient and continuously improve our website. When you provide us with personal data, Infineon uses it primarily to respond to your inquiries, to process your orders, to provide specially-tailored information or services, and to strengthen our customer relationships. Occasionally Infineon uses and share your information within Infineon in order to get a better understanding of you and your business needs, as well as to improve our products and services. Also, Infineon (or a third party on our behalf) may use personal data to get in contact with you regarding an offer or survey, or Infineon may pass on personal information to our network of certified distribution partners, if this facilitates a completion of a transaction with you (e.g. if Infineon needs to send you products). Finally, Infineon is obliged to disclose personal data if required by local laws. In all other cases, Infineon will not pass your data on to third parties without your express consent.
You may check, change, or delete the personal data you have entered at our website. Your login data and your personal data are accessible to you only if you have logged in with your username and password. You can change your password at the Login Data page and your address at the Personal Data page.
Some personal data is collected during registration for “MyInfineon”. Infineon will ask you for your name, e-Mail address, gender, zip code, your industry, your profession, your company’s name, your mailing address, your nationality, and your telephone and fax numbers.
Once you have registered, you are no longer anonymous to Infineon — you will get a user name and can use the services of Infineon.
- If you wish to change your e-Mail address, or other personal data, you can do so here
- You’ll find the Personal Data hyperlink in the "Preferences" section on the left-hand navigation bar within “MyInfineon”.
- Profile Center
Access to some Infineon websites and web pages requires prior registration. By registering, you are voluntarily providing us personal data. After registration, you can use all Infineon online services. In addition to registering, Infineon may ask you about special interests or preferences in order to provide you with tailored information and improve your use of our website. You can object the collection and use of this data for the future and unsubscribe from any Infineon communication to which you have subscribed. Every e-Mail from Infineon contains a link to your "Profile Center,” where you can view, change, or delete the data you’ve shared with us, and also subscribe or unsubscribe to/from information services.
- Right of Objection
If you have given your consent for us to use your data for the reception of company and product information through one of our applications (e.g. e-Mail), you may withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future.
Infineon has taken extensive technical and operational safeguards to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction, or unauthorized access. Our security procedures are regularly reviewed and adapted in line with technological advancements.
Data collected during the use of the chat system, as well as the content of chats, will be used for the proper processing of your requests.
You also have the option to use the chat function anonymously without giving your name.
After Infineon responds to your request, the content of the chat will be processed for the purposes of quality assurance, and to improve our services. It will then be immediately deleted.
- Twitter, Facebook, YouTube & Co.
The social media links embedded on our website (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc.) are not integrated through a "Social Plugin". When you visit our website, no direct connection to social media servers is created. Clicking on the respective social media button creates a connection the respective social media service.
A cookie is a text file that is stored on your computer which makes it possible to analyze your use of the website.
Cookies are sent from the Infineon web server to help your browser to identify you and to enable Infineon to provide you with customized and personalized services. All web pages by Infineon which ask you to log in, or which are customized, require cookies.
- Adobe Analytics
You can block the collection or processing of data generated by the cookie related to your visit to our website by Adobe, by stating your intention to opt-out via the following link:
We use Eloqua for the login to our e-Mail service. The Eloqua server is located in Canada. Eloqua places a permanent cookie on the respective login page, unless an Eloqua cookie is already present on your device. If you have used a website that uses Eloqua, your browser may already have stored an Eloqua cookie. Infineon may use the Eloqua cookie to analyze your use of our websites so that Infineon can continuously improve it. E-Mails sent using Eloqua use tracking technologies. Infineon uses this information primarily to find out what topics you’re interested in by monitoring whether our e-mails are opened and which links are clicked on. This information will help us to improve the e-mails Infineon sends to you and the services Infineon provides. If you wish to block the use of Eloqua cookies on your device for the future, you can do so via this link: http://www.oracle.com/us/legal/privacy/privacy-policy/index.html#opt-out If you do not want us to recognize your computer (hard disk cookies), you can also delete cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or warn you before a cookie is stored by adjusting your browser settings. If you do not accept cookies, the use of some of our services will not be available to you. Generally, cookies allow us to determine who you are and thus provide you with better and more personalized services.
- Google Analytics
You have the option to object this data collection by Google Analytics via the following link:
- Adobe Analytics
- Links to Other Websites
Infineon assumes no responsibility for the content of these websites.
- Contact to Data Protection Officer
You can contact us at any time regarding privacy rights concerns at the following e-Mail address: email@example.com, or send a letter to the mailing address given below.
Please provide us with your contact details, the name of the Infineon website or service in question, and a detailed description of your request or your privacy/data protection issue.
To the Data Protection Officer
Infineon Technologies AG