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Samsung Security Reporting Privacy Notice

  1. Effective Date: December 1, 2020
  2. At Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., we know how important privacy is to our customers. We created this Privacy Notice to make sure you understand how we collect and use your personal information.
  3. Our Privacy Policy at https://account.samsung.com/membership/terms/privacypolicy also applies to your use of Samsung Security Reporting. Our Privacy Policy contains more information about how we use your data. It also includes information about how to contact us. Please read our Privacy Policy in addition to this Privacy Notice. However, this Privacy Notice shall always prevail over the Privacy Policy in relation to how we use your information for Samsung Security Reporting.
  1. Through Samsung Security Reporting, we obtain and maintain information about you in various ways.
  2. Information You Provide Directly
    • Email address; and any communication you send or deliver to us with regards to your reporting
  1. We use the information collected for the following purposes:
    • Examine, based on your report, security and privacy issues of Samsung’s products and services in order to promptly respond to emerging security threats and vulnerabilities;
    • identify and authenticate you so we can figure out from who we received the report;
    • respond to your reporting through Samsung Security Reporting;
    • protect against, identify and prevent fraud and other criminal activity, claims and other liabilities; and
    • comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards and our policies, including this Privacy Notice and the Privacy Policy
  1. We will disclose your information internally within our business and to the following entities, but only for the purposes described above.
    • Other parties when required by law or as necessary to protect Samsung Security Reporting: for example, it may be necessary by law, legal process, or court order from governmental authorities to disclose your information. They may also seek your information from us for the purposes of law enforcement, national security, anti-terrorism, or other issues that are related to public security;
    • Other parties in connection with corporate transactions: we may disclose your information to a third party as part of a merger or transfer, acquisition or sale, or in the event of bankruptcy; and
    • Other parties with your consent or at your direction: in addition to the disclosures described in this Privacy Notice, we may share information about you with third parties when you separately consent to or request such sharing.
  1. This Privacy Notice may be updated to let you know about changes in how we collect and process your information in Samsung Security Reporting or changes in related laws. The date when the document was last updated is shown at the top of this Privacy Notice.