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Samsung Security Reporting U.S. Privacy Notice

  1. Effective Date: December 1, 2020
  2. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., along with our affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, “Samsung”) respect your concerns about privacy. This Samsung Security Reporting Privacy Notice applies to the personal information we obtain through Samsung Security Reporting. It does not apply to information collected by other apps, websites or services provided by Samsung.
  3. This Privacy Notice provides information about how may collect, use and share your personal information in connection with Samsung Security Reporting. Our Privacy Policy at https://account.samsung.com/membership/terms/privacypolicy (“Samsung Privacy Policy for the U.S.”) will also apply to your use of Samsung Security Reporting, and should be read in conjunction with this Privacy Notice. The Samsung Privacy Policy for the U.S. provides additional information about our personal information practices, including how to contact us. In the event any portion of this Privacy Notice conflicts with the Samsung Privacy Policy for the U.S. the relevant provisions of this Privacy Notice will govern.
Information We Obtain
  1. Through Samsung Security Reporting, we may obtain information about you in various ways. The types of personal information we may obtain include:
  2. Information You Provide Directly
    • Email address; and
    • any communication you send or deliver to us with regards to your report
How We Use the Information We Obtain
  1. We may use the information we obtain through Samsung Security Reporting to:
    • 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 requests, inquiries, and instructions;
    • 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 Samsung Privacy Policy for the U.S.
Information Sharing
  1. We may share personal information we collect through Samsung Security Reporting if you ask us to do so or otherwise with your consent. We also may disclose information about you in other circumstances, including (1) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, or to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights, (2) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, (3) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity, (4) in the event we may or do sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a merger, acquisition, joint venture, reorganization, divestiture, dissolution or liquidation); or (5) otherwise with your consent or at your request.
Notice To California Residents
  1. If you are a California consumer, for more information about your privacy rights, please see the section of the Samsung Privacy Policy called “California Consumer Privacy Statement” available at https://www.samsung.com/us/account/privacy-policy.
Updates to This Privacy Notice
  1. This Privacy Notice may be updated periodically to reflect changes in our personal information practices with respect to Security Reporting Service or changes in the applicable law. We will indicate at the top of this Privacy Notice when it was most recently updated.