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Privacy Policy

Tower Semiconductor Ltd. and its subsidiaries (“TowerJazz”, “we” or “our”) respect your privacy and is committed to protecting your Personal Data (as defined below). This privacy policy describes how your Personal Data is collected, handled and stored as well as your data protection rights.

“Personal Data” means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where identity is removed (anonymous data).

1. Types of Data and Data Collection

We may collect, use and store a variety of Personal Data, including:

Identity Data including first name, last name, business address, username or similar identifier, title and company.

Contact Data including email address and telephone numbers

Technical Data including internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access this website and our services.

Usage Data including information on how you use our website and services.

We also collect, use and share Aggregated Data, such as statistical or demographic data. Aggregated Data may be derived from your personal data; but is not considered Personal Data by law as this data does not reveal your identity, either directly or indirectly. For example, we may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, should the combination of Aggregated Data with your Personal Data directly or indirectly identify you, the combined data will be treated as Personal Data and subject to the terms of this privacy policy.

Data is collected through various methods, including:

Direct interaction which includes personal identity and contact data entered to complete a form, or in correspondence via post, phone, email, or otherwise. This also includes Personal Data provided when you:

– Fill a web form at our website.

– Register for our newsletters and/or updates

– Register to our customer’s portal @TOWERJazz

– Approach us at conferences or exhibitions

– Initiate business interaction

Automated technologies or interactions which include Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. Personal Data is collected using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. Collected information is used to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our website, and deliver content tailored to your interests. We may also receive Technical Data about you when you visit other websites using our cookies.

Cookies which is used to enhance the functionality and usability of our web presence. Cookies can be used to store items of data on your computer when you access our website. You have the option of preventing the storage of cookies on your computer by making appropriate changes to your browser settings. However, if you do so, you may reduce the range of functionalities offered by our website. Cookies are not harmful to your computer and contain no viruses.

Google Analytics which is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), using “cookies” (through text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of this website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that such refusal may limit use of full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

2. Use of Personal Data

– We may collect Personal Data from you (i) if need such data to perform a contract with you, (ii) where the use or processing is in our Legitimate Interest (as defined below) and not overridden by your rights, (iii) where we have your consent to do so, or (iv) when we have legal obligation to collect such data.

“Legitimate Interest” means (i) legal or contractual obligation (ii) the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service/product and the best and most secure experience. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we use or process your Personal Data for our Legitimate Interests. We do not use your Personal Data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law). If you have any further questions with respect to the way in which we assess our Legitimate Interest and any potential impact on you in respect of specific activities, please contact us at compliance.officer@towerjazz.com with the word “privacy” in the subject line.

– TowerJazz may collect Personal Data to operate effectively and provide you with the best experience from our services. We may use certain Personal Data, such as email addresses, for our business needs to communicate and address specific business requests as well as to distribute news or information about our company.

– We may share such data with vendors, subprocessors or subcontractors working on our behalf for purposes described in this privacy policy. For example, vendors that may assist us protecting and securing our systems and services may need access to Personal Data to provide these functions. In such cases, these vendors are not allowed to use Personal Data they received from us for any purpose other than the stated purpose.

3. Data Security

We maintain appropriate security measures in place to prevent Personal Data from accidental loss, misuse, alteration or unauthorized disclosure. Additionally, access to Personal Data is limited to those employees, contractors and third parties who are authorized to process the data on our behalf, under specific instruction, and subject to a duty of confidentiality.

4. Third party sites accessible from our site

Our website may contain links to other sites on the internet that are owned and operated by third parties. Other sites accessible through our website have their own privacy policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices. Please consult each site’s privacy policy. We are not responsible for the policies or practices of third parties. The information practices of those sites linked to our site are not covered by this privacy policy. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data or solicit personal information. Any other companies that place links on our website, which may be in the form of advertisements or otherwise, may collect information about you when you view or click on such links through the use of cookies. We cannot control this collection of information. You should contact these sites directly if you have any questions about use of the information that they collect

5. Data Protection Rights

You have the following data protection rights:

  • We provide our users with an option to unsubscribe from our distribution lists in every mass email sent using Personal Data.
  • When you are asked to provide Personal Data, you may decline, but in certain such cases, TowerJazz may not be able to provide its technology or service
  • Request the correction of your Personal Data when incorrect, out of date or incomplete;
  • Request that we stop using your Personal Data for direct marketing (either through specific channels or all channels);
  • Request that we stop any consent-based processing of your Personal Data;
  • Object to our processing of your Personal Data where that processing is based upon Legitimate Interest and there are no compelling grounds for the continued processing of that data;
  • Request that Personal Data is erased.
  • However, please note that we may continue to retain, or otherwise use your Personal Data thereafter where we have a Legitimate Interest or a legal or contractual obligation to do so.
  • Contact your local data protection authority with regard to any data protection questions or concerns.
  • Please contact TowerJazz compliance officer for any concern regarding the above items by sending an email to compliance officer@towerjazz.com with the word “privacy” in the subject line.

6. Updates to this privacy policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time. Please look for our the most updated Privacy Policy at our website.

7. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of your Personal Data, please contact us using the following details:

Tower Semiconductor Ltd
Ramat Gavriel Industrial Park
P.O. Box 619
Migdal Haemek, 23105 Israel
Attn: Legal Department
Fax: +972-4-654-7788
Attn: Compliance Officer 
Or by email to: compliance.officer@towerjazz.com with the word “privacy” in the subject line.

This Privacy Policy is effective as Nov 1, 2018.

Copyright © 2018 Tower Semiconductor Ltd. and Jazz Semiconductor, Inc. All rights reserved.

Last update: November 2018