SAMSUNG SEMICONDUCTOR ISRAEL R&D CENTER LTD.

Career Website – Privacy Policy 

Last Revised: November 2021

Introduction 

SAMSUNG SEMICONDUCTOR ISRAEL R&D CENTER LTD. (“SIRC”, “us“, “we” or the “Company“) respects the privacy of our users and applicants (each, “you” or “User“) and are committed to protect the privacy of Users who access, engage, use or register to our career website (the “Website“), or any other online services we provide (collectively: the “Services“).

Our privacy policy (“Privacy Policy“) will help you understand what types of information we collect through the Website and/or our Services, how the Company use it, and what choices you have. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully and use it to make informed decisions. By using our Website and Services, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and your continued use of the Website and Services constitutes your ongoing agreement to the Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Website and any activity related thereto. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this Website.

In this Privacy Policy, you will read about, among other things:

  • What type of information we collect
  • How we use the information
  • With whom we share the information and for what purpose
  • International transfer
  • For how long we retain the information
  • Your privacy rights
  • How we protect your information
  • How to contact us

What type of information we collect 

We may collect the following types of data and information from or about you:

Personal Information

Individually identifiable information, namely information that identifies an individual or may with reasonable effort identify an individual (“Personal Information“). Such information may include:

  • Contact details: including first name, family name and contact details (phone number, email address).
  • CV Information: This is CV information about you that you give us by applying for a certain role or position in the Company or by interacting with us in connection thereto. This may include your resume, cover letters, social media personal webpages, or other details or personal notes required for or freely entered by you in connection with your application and the recruitment process.

With respect to the Personal Information, the Company will act as an owner of a database (“data controller”) and will handle such information in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy and applicable law.

YOU ARE UNDER NO LEGAL OBLIGATION TO AGREE TO THE COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF SUCH PERSONAL INFORMATION OR TO DELIVER THE PERSONAL INFORMATION TO US AND THE DELIVERY OF THE PERSONAL INFORMATION IS DONE WITH YOUR OWN FREE WILL AND CONSENT. HOWEVER, YOU AGREE THAT WITHOUT THE COLLECTION OR DELIVERY OF THE PERSONAL INFORMATION WE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO OFFER YOU OUR SERVICES, CONTINUE WITH THE APPLICATION AND ENROLLMENT PROCESSES NOR THAT YOU WILL BE ABLE TO USE ALL OF THE FUNCUNALITIES, SERVICES OR CONTENT OFFERED THROUGH THE WEBSITE.

Non-personal Information

We may collect un-identified and non-identifiable information pertaining to you, which may be made available or gathered via your use of the Services (“Non-personal Information“). We are not aware of the identity of the user from which the Non-personal Information is collected. Non-personal Information which is collected may include your aggregated usage information and technical information transmitted by your device, and behavioral information, and may contain, among other things, type of operation system, computer configurations, screen resolution, type of browser, keyboard language, the activity of the User on the Website and User’s ‘click-stream’ on the Website, etc. We may use this information in order to administer the Website and our Services and analyze this information to improve and enhance the Website and our Services by expanding their features and functionality. Such information may also be used for troubleshooting errors and bugs as well as for research and analytics purposes.

Cookies

The Website may use Cookies for the proper operation of the Website, including the collection of statistical data pertaining the use of the Website, for verification and for data security. The Website may also use Cookies of other parties, which intend to display ads relating to products and services based on your activities in the Internet and other sites and services which you have visited, etc. 

Cookies are text files which your browser creates based on a command from the Website’s systems or systems of third parties. Some of the Cookies will expire when you will close your browser while some will be stored on your hard drive in your device. The Cookies may contain varied information including pages you have visited, the length of time you spent on a site, the source of your arrival to the site, information you wish to seek while browsing a site, etc.

Modern browsers allow you to refrain from receiving Cookies. If you do not know how to do so, please check the help file of your browser for the possibility to remove the option to receive Cookies. Neutralizing Cookies may cause certain services and functionalities in the Website or any other sites to be inactive.

For the avoidance of doubt, if we combine Personal Information with Non-personal Information, the combined information will be treated as Personal Information as long as it remains combined.

How we use the information 

We use the information in the manners described in this Privacy Policy. In addition to the purposes listed herein, the information we collect, which may include your Personal Information, is used for the following purposes:

  • To assess your qualification and skills against our career opportunities;
  • verify information including conducting background checks (subject to applicable laws);
  • To operate our Website;
  • To provide the Services to our Users;
  • To support and troubleshoot our Services and to respond to your queries;
  • To communicate with you regarding the recruitment process and to generally keep you informed of our latest updates;
  • To obtain Users’ feedback with regards to the Services;
  • To perform a research or to conduct analytics in order to improve and customize the Website and the Services to Users’ needs and interests;
  • To investigate and resolve disputes in connection with your use of the Website and Services;
  • To detect and prevent fraudulent and illegal activity or any other type of activity that may jeopardize or negatively affect the integrity of the Website and our Services; and
  • To investigate violations and enforce our policies, and as required by law, regulation or other governmental authority, or to comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes or respond to a government request.

With whom we share personal information and for what purpose

We do not rent or sell any Personal Information. We may share Personal Information with the following recipients: (i) affiliated companies; (ii) trusted subcontractors and third-party service providers; and (iii) any potential purchasers or investors in the Company.

We may share Personal Information with our recipients for any of the : (i) storing or processing Personal Information on our behalf (e.g., cloud computing service providers); (ii) assisting us with our business operations (including for recruitment purposes); and (iii) performing research, technical diagnostics, personalization and analytics that will enable us to improve the Website and Services.

We may also disclose Personal Information, or any information you submitted via the Website and Services if we have a good faith belief that disclosure of such information is helpful or reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; (ii) enforce our policies (including our agreements), including investigations of potential violations thereof; (iii) investigate, detect, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities or other wrongdoing, suspected fraud or security issues; (iv) establish or exercise our rights to defend against legal claims; (v) prevent harm to the rights, property or safety of us, our affiliates, our users, yourself or any third-party; (vi) for the purpose of collaborating with law enforcement agencies; and (vii) in case we find it necessary in order to enforce intellectual property or other legal rights.

Third-party collection of information

Our Privacy Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. To the extent that you disclose your information to other parties via the Website and Services (e.g., by clicking on a link to any other website or location, disclosing CV information to third party recruiters) or via other sites throughout the Internet, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you disclose to them.

We are not responsible for the products, services, or descriptions of products or services that you receive from third-party sites or to the content or privacy practices of those sites, and that this Privacy Policy does not apply to any such third-party products and services. You are knowingly and voluntarily assuming all risks of using third-party sites to purchase products and services. You agree that we shall have no liability whatsoever with respect to such third-party sites and your usage of them.

International transfer

Since we operate globally, it may be necessary to transfer data, including Personal Information, to countries outside your jurisdiction, which are not necessarily provide level of protection of personal data which is offered in your jurisdiction. In these instances, we will enter into legal agreements ensuring an adequate level of data protection.

For how long we retain the information

We retain the information that we collect from our Users for as long as needed to provide our Services and to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements (unless we are instructed otherwise). Retention periods will be determined to take into account the type of information that is collected and the purpose for which it is collected, bearing in mind the requirements applicable to the situation and the need to destroy outdated, unused information at the earliest reasonable time. We may keep records containing Users’ Personal Information, communications and anything else as required by applicable laws and regulations.

Your privacy rights

Subject to exemptions provided by law, and with proper identification, you may have the right to certain actions to your Personal Information such as:

  • Right to see what Personal Information about you we have;
  • Right to access your Personal Information;
  • Right to delete, change or update any Personal Information relating to you which is incorrect, undated, unclear or incomplete.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, contact us at:When handling your request, we may ask for additional information to confirm your identity (which may include Personal Information).

How we protect your information

We take great care in implementing and maintaining the security of the Website and our Services and your information. We employ industry standard procedures and policies to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your information, the safety of your Personal Information and prevent unauthorized use of any such information.

However, we cannot guarantee that hackers or unauthorized personnel will not gain access to information despite our efforts. You should note that by using our Website and Services, your information may be transferred through third-party infrastructures that are not under our control. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security, and we make no warranty, express, implied or otherwise, that we will prevent unauthorized access to our Services.

Updates or amendments to the Privacy Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time, in our sole discretion, and the most current version will always be posted on our Website (as reflected in the “Last Revised” heading). In the event of a material change to the Privacy Policy, we will notify you through the Website or via email. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes.

Your continued use of the Website and/or our Services, following the notification of such amendments, constitutes your acknowledgement and consent of such amendments to the Privacy Policy and your agreement to be bound by the terms of such amendments.

How to contact us

If you have any general questions regarding the Services or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: Yuval.b@samsung.com

Information about us

The details of the Company are as follows:

SIRC

Azrieli Town, Derech Begin 146, Tel Aviv 6492103, Israel

Yuval.b@samsung.com

03-7536212