Revised: October 9, 2013
This privacy statement covers Hemlock Semiconductor Operations LLC's,
Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C.’s and Hemlock Semiconductor Pte. Ltd.'s corporate
Hemlock Semiconductor Operations LLC, and Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C.
and Hemlock Semiconductor Pte. Ltd. hereinafter referred as
Hemlock Semiconductor, is the sole owner of information collected on this
1. Our pledge to you
Your privacy is important to us. Hemlock Semiconductor is committed to
safeguarding your privacy online. If you have questions about this Statement,
please contact us.
Hemlock Semiconductor will:
NOT sell, rent, or lease your personal information
NOT keep you on our mailing lists if you have requested to be removed
NOT share your information with any trading partners unless you have
requested information, products, or services that can be best handled by
Hemlock Semiconductor will:
Treat your privacy very seriously and will adhere to this Privacy
Promote this Privacy Statement internally so all employees abide by it
Keep this Privacy Statement accurate.
This Privacy Statement is subject to change so check back often.
2. What information do we collect and what do we do with it?
Like most standard Web site servers, we use log files to capture IP address,
browser type, machine ID, referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp,
number of clicks, and other information. We use this information to analyze
trends, administer the site, track users' movement in aggregate, troubleshoot
problems, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP
addresses, etc., are not linked to personally identifiable information.
If you are also registered (by providing your e-mail address when asked in a
variety of places), we capture your e-mail address in our log files in order to
understand your interests to better serve you.
E-Mail and “Contact Us” Forms Submitted
If you contact Hemlock Semiconductor via e-mail or a “Contact Us” form, we
may keep a record of that correspondence. We will try to respond in a timely
manner. Hemlock Semiconductor also occasionally asks users to complete surveys
that we use for research purposes. From time to time we may provide you with
special offers based upon information you have provided within your e-mail.
Note: If you unsubscribe or remove yourself from our mailing lists it will not
stop e-mail that responds to your specific request or activities. Examples of
such requests or inquires are responses to your inquiries (e.g., “Contact Us”),
follow up e-mail on samples, order confirmations, and other activities not
Third Party Privacy
Hemlock Semiconductor uses pixels, or transparent GIF files, to help manage
online advertising. These GIF files are provided by our ad management partner,
DoubleClick. These files enable DoubleClick to recognize a unique cookie on
your Web browser, which in turn enables us to learn what advertisements bring
users to our website. The cookie was either placed by us or by another
advertiser who works with DoubleClick. With both cookies and spotlight
technology, the information that we collect and share is anonymous and not
personally identifiable. It does not contain your name, address, telephone
number, or email address. For more information about DoubleClick, including
information about how to opt out of these technologies, go to https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/.
3. Use of "Cookies"
Cookies are pieces of information that are used to store and track
information about you, and they are stored on your computer's hard drive.
Whenever you provide us your e-mail address (e.g., completing a “Contact Us”
form), we place a Cookie with your e-mail address and a unique identifier
created by our site on the computer you are using at the time.
We use these Cookies:
To track usage so we can improve the site’s navigation, layout, and general
design. To determine what is useful to users of the site.
To determine areas you are interested in so that we are better able to
So you do not have to enter your e-mail address each time you visit this
site and/or each time you submit a “Contact Us” form.
We also place Cookies with non-personally identifiable information such as
last visit date, number of visits, survey and other information in order to not
display information/offers you have already seen. We may from time to time
place other Cookies on your PC with non-personally identifiable data in order
to better support and serve you.
A European Union regulation requires that we obtain your consent and
agreement to store Cookies on your computer when you visit our sites. This
consent will be asked of you each time you access our sites with no Cookies
through a banner located at the top of the first page you visit on our website.
By continuing to navigate the site after this initial page, you mark your
agreement and consent that Dow Corning installs Cookies on your computer.
To manage Cookies stored on your computer, locate your browser-specific
Options menu and delete the Cookie files.
If you have modified the default settings of your browser so that Cookies
are deleted every time you close it, your preferences will not be saved. You
will be asked again whether you accept Dow Corning website to install Cookies
on your computer each time you re-open your browser and visit our site.
Consider changing your settings if you don’t want the Cookie banner to appear
each time you visit our site.
4. Use of Purchased Mailing Lists
We do purchase/rent/lease e-mail lists for which we do not have direct
access to the addresses and therefore are unable to remove you from the e-mail
communication if you have previously unsubscribed from receiving communications
from Hemlock Semiconductor. We rely on the fact that you gave permission
to the owner of the purchased/rented/leased e-mail list and therefore we are in
compliance with this Privacy Statement.
5. Protection of Information
Hemlock Semiconductor takes steps to ensure that your information is treated
securely and in accordance with the relevant terms and conditions and this
guaranteed as 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your
information, Hemlock Semiconductor cannot ensure or warrant the security of
this site, and you use it at your own risk.
Hemlock Semiconductor will release customer's Personal Information if
required to do so by law or by search warrant, subpoena or court order.
The Hemlock Semiconductor website is currently hosted in the United States.
The fact that your data is being processed outside the European Economic Area
may mean that your rights under EU Data Protection legislation are adversely
affected or inapplicable. By submitting your personal data through this
website, you shall be consenting to its being processed by Hemlock
Semiconductor and Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C. on servers located outside the
European Economic Area.
6. Notification of Changes
this privacy statement and other places we deem appropriate so our users are
always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what
circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in
accordance with the privacy statement under which the information was
collected. Please check back often for updates.