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The Online Privacy Policy at VLSIresearch Inc

VLSI Research Inc is a full service market research house serving both the semiconductor industry and its equipment and materials suppliers. We therefore gather and disseminate data. We want you to know about our privacy policy by disclosing to you both when and how we use the data that is collected online. First and foremost however, please be assured that the online data collected by us is dominantly about industries and companies. Information collected online about individuals only pertains to address and purchasing, or for servicing customer and prospect accounts. Information obtained about individuals is not used elsewhere, nor is it shared with anyone else.

What personal Information we collect online

From Clients
Information collected online from clients is limited to password log-in frequency and password source data including IP addresses.

From Industry Sources and the General Public
nformation collected online from the general public and other industry sources is limited to usage frequency, interest by product area, addresses—both hard mail and e-mail, phone and fax numbers, and password source data including IP addresses.

From online buyers
Information collected online from individuals making purchases is limited to usage frequency, interest by product area, addresses—both hard mail, e-mail, phone and fax numbers, and password source data including IP addresses. Credit card information is used only for payment processing and is not retained or used for any other purposes.

What non-personal Information we collect online from time-to-time
Non-personal information collected on-line is limited to responses from pre-formatted e-mail surveys pertaining to industrial market research. In all cases the reader is informed before hand that a survey is being performed and has the option to accept or decline. These are technological and marketing data surveys about events within the industry together with opinion surveys about the industry’s future.

VLSI Research does not share the personal information it collects online
We will not provide any of your personal information to other companies or individuals without your permission.

Our website however, does provide links to third party sites. Since we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review their privacy policies separately.

Use of Cookies
VLSI Research employs cookies to recognize you and your access privileges on the Web, as well as to track site usage. These cookies do not track individual information. We also use cookies when you register. In this situation, a cookie will store useful information that enables our website to remember you when you return to visit us.

Data Security is a PRIORITY
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place various physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to protect the information collected online by us. We continually assess new technology for protecting information and, when appropriate, upgrade our information security systems. Whenever you provide sensitive information such as a credit card number, we will take reasonable steps to protect it, such as encrypting your card number. The VLSI Research website supports up to 128-bit encryption. Encryption is the process of converting information into a more secure format for transmission. In other words, the plain text is converted to scrambled code while being transmitted, and then decrypted back to plain text at the receiving end of the transmission

Data Storage
All data collected online is stored within the United States.

Children’s Guidelines
VLSI Research does not market to children, and does not knowingly collect information from children on our website. All data collected or viewable at our website is for the purposes of industrial market research. While it is not designed for specific use by children we recognize that students may connect to it at times. We encourage students to get their parent’s permission before giving any personal information online. If the purpose is for a school project we also encourage the students to provide us only with their first name, grade and state or country.

How you can update information provided to VLSI Research Inc
You can help us maintain the accuracy of your information by notifying us of any changes to your address, title, phone number or e-mail address. You may update your information by clicking here to send an e-mail to "Client Services" or at Privacy, VLSI Research Inc, 2290 North First Street, Suite 202, San Jose, CA 95131-2017
. If at any time you wish to stop receiving an electronic newsletter from us, you can unsubscribe using the same process.

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