The purpose of this policy is to document the rights and confidentiality afforded to all the visitors to the Philips Lumileds web site (www.philipslumileds.com). Philips Lumileds follows the procedures set forth below to safeguard your privacy on-line. 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 Philips Lumileds web site collects no personally identifiable information unless provided explicitly by the user. If you choose not to provide the requested information, you still can access most of the Philips Lumileds website; however, you may be unable to access certain options, offers, and/or services.
Philips Lumileds manages and catalogs all its information gathered off the website with 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 Philips Lumileds representatives and distributors.
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
- To register for workshops, seminars, contests, etc.
- To request a shipping address
Privacy of our email lists
For particular product inquiries, we may ask that you supply us with an email address in order to receive important product updates or changes.
Philips Lumileds does not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease any of the addresses on our list to anyone outside of Philips Lumileds, Philips Lumileds marketing partners, or authorized Philips Lumileds distributors.
How Philips Lumileds 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 Philips Lumileds receives due legal process, Philips Lumileds may disclose information provided to us through our web site.