The Online Privacy Policy at The Chip History Center

This Privacy Policy governs information that visitors to VLSI Research Inc’s (“VLSI”) Website, The Chip History Center Website (“Website”), provide to use or that we learn from your use of the Site. The Privacy Policy tells you how we may collect, use, and in some instances, share your information.

Information VLSI Collects About Website Visitors

We automatically collect certain information when you visit our website, including information about how you use the website and your IP address. When you visit the website, we collect certain information through the use of cookies. In addition, third party advertisers or third party ad servers that place and present advertising on the Site may also collect information from you via cookies, web beacons, clear .gifs or similar technologies. These third party advertisers and ad servers may use the information they collect to help present their advertisements, to help measure and research the advertisements’ effectiveness, or for other uses. The use and collection of your information by these third party advertisers and ad servers is governed by the relevant third party’s privacy policy and is not covered by our privacy policy. Indeed, the privacy policy of these third party advertisers and ad servers may be different from our privacy policy. If you want more information about the privacy policies of these third party advertisers and ad servers or want more information on how to opt-out of the cookies or web beacons that some advertisers and ad servers may use, click the link to the third party website to see their privacy policy.

How VLSI Uses Information We Collect From Website Visitors

We use the information we collect from you while you are using the Site in a variety of ways, including using the information to customize features and advertising that appear on the Site. We also may provide your information to third parties, such as service providers, contractors, and advertisers, for a variety of purposes. For example, we may provide our advertisers with information about you and other visitors that will enable our advertisers to better target ads to specific types of visitors.

The website may contain links to other websites, products, or services that VLSI does not own or operate.  We encourage you to read the privacy policies of these third parties before providing any information to them.  VLSI is not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties.  If you choose to visit or use any third-party products, websites, or services, including those offered by our third party service providers or other partners, please be aware that this Privacy Policy will not apply to your activities or any information you disclose to these third parties.

Children’s Privacy

VLSI does not knowingly collect personally information from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to delete this information. If you have a reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided personal information to us, please contact us at privacy@chiphistory.org

Special Note to International Website Visitors

This website is hosted in the United States. If you are a User accessing the website from the European Union or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please note that you are transferring your personal data to the United States for storage and processing. By providing your information you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

VLSI may amend the Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information, we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement to this page.

Last Updated: July, 2017

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