Privacy Shield Notice

Silicon Laboratories Inc. (“Silicon Labs”) complies with the U.S.-E.U. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information obtained from European Union member countries and transferred to the United States, whether that information is collected through our website or through other means.

Silicon Labs has certified that its processing of personal information from E.U. member countries is in accordance with the Privacy Shield Principles of Notice, Choice, Accountability for Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation, Access, and Recourse, Enforcement and Liability (the “Principles”). You may view our certification here https://www.privacyshield.gov/list. Silicon Labs is subject to the investigatory and enforcement authority of the Federal Trade Commission. 

 

Information We Process

We collect from our E.U. customer and vendor representatives, in accordance with the Privacy Shield principles, the following categories of information: name, contact data (work telephone number, work email address, work facsimile information), title, employer name, and transaction information (such of scope of services purchased from us and the amount paid for such products and services). If you use our online customer portal or our website, we also will collect your IP address and your geolocation information. We also collect information about how visitors use our website as described in the Automatic Information section of our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. 

 

Purposes of Use of Personal Information

We process personal information from the E.U. in order to provide our products and services and for the following purposes:

  • To provide our Services to you, to communicate with you about your use of our Services, to respond to your inquiries, to fulfill your orders, and for other customer service purposes.
  • To tailor the content and information that we may send or display to you, to offer location customization, and personalized help and instructions, and to otherwise personalize your experiences while using the Site or our Services.
  • For marketing and promotional purposes, as permitted by local law. For example, we may use your information, such as your email address, to send you news and newsletters, special offers, and promotions, or to otherwise contact you about products or information we think may interest you.
  • To better understand how users access and use our Site and Services, both on an aggregated and individualized basis, in order to improve our Site and Services and respond to user desires and preferences, and for other research and analytical purposes.
  • To comply with our legal obligations, to protect our rights and interests, such as to resolve any disputes, enforce our Terms of Service, or to respond to legal process.

 

Right to Accessing Personal Information

The Privacy Shield Principles provide individuals located in the E.U. whose personal information we process with the right to access their personal information in order to review, correct, amend or delete information processed under the Principles. E.U. individuals who would like to access their personal information may log in to our customer service portal or contact us at DL.Privacy@silabs.com

 

Transfers to Third Parties

As described below, we transfer personal information from the E.U. to third parties, such as our affiliates, business partners and service providers. We contractually require third parties to whom we transfer personal information to provide the same level of protections as the Principles. Silicon Labs remains responsible for the personal information we receive and transfer under Privacy Shield.

In accordance with our legal obligations, we may also transfer, subject to a lawful request, personal information to public authorities for law enforcement or national security purposes.

 

Contacting Us, Complaints and Dispute Resolution

E.U. individuals who have questions or complaints about how we process their personal information may contact us at DL.Privacy@silabs.com. We will work to resolve your issue and respond no later than 45 days after receipt.

If you are unable to resolve the issue directly with us, you may file, free of charge, a complaint with our independent dispute resolution provider JAMS located in the United States. For more information about JAMS’ dispute resolution process or to file a complaint, please visit https://www.jamsadr.com/file-an-eu-us-privacy-shield-or-safe-harbor-claim.

Individuals may also submit complaints through their local Data Protection Authority (DPA). We will work with the Department of Commerce to resolve any complaints forwarded by a DPA. Finally, if we are unable to resolve any complaints through any of the above methods, an E.U. individual may invoke binding arbitration in accordance with the Privacy Shield Framework. Information on dispute resolution is available here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=How-to-Submit-a-Complaint.