Privacy Statement

X-FAB Semiconductor Foundries AG (hereafter "X-FAB") takes its responsibility to protect your personal data very seriously and strictly observes the applicable German data protection laws. This website collects personal data only to the extent that is required for technical reasons. The data we collect is never sold or passed on to third parties. This statement presents an overview of the methods we use to guarantee this protection and specifies the kind of data collected for each particular purpose.

Data processing on this website

When you access our website, your web browser automatically provides data to our web server for technical reasons. This data will include items such as time and date of access, URL of the referring web page, file accessed, volume of data sent, name and version of your browser, your operating system and your IP address. These items of data are stored separately from other data that you enter while making use of our web presence. It is impossible for us to associate these data items with a particular individual. These items of data are evaluated for statistical purposes and then deleted.

Cookies

To enhance the functionality and usability of our web presence, we make use of so-called "cookies." These 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

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the 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 the 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 if you do this you may not be able to use the 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.

As your privacy is important to us we are using the function "_anonymizeIp()" as part of the Google Analytics service. This function makes sure that only abbreviated IP addresses are processed to rule out that a direct reference to a person can be made.

You may withdraw your consent to the collection and storage of your data in the future at anytime. By activating the below checkbox the tracking of your activities on this website is disabled completely. To disable the tracking permanently your browser has to accept cookies. Please notice that deleting the browser cache may result in losing those cookies and thus the setting of tracking disablement.

Alternatively you may prevent data collection through the installation of a Google browser plug-in. This plug-in will block the usage of Google Analytics for all websites you may visit.

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Links to other websites

This website contains external links to third-party websites whose content is not under our control. Accordingly, we cannot offer any guarantees for this third-party content. The respective provider or operator of the pages linked has sole responsibility for the content of these pages.

Right to obtain information

At any time, you have the right to request details of the data we store about you, its origin and recipient, and the purpose for which it is stored. Details of stored data are provided by the Data Protection Officer.

Further information

We value your trust. Therefore we are willing to share with you all information you may require in regards to the handling of your personal data. If you have any questions not answered by this Privacy Statement or need more detailed information on a particular topic, then please do not hesitate to contact the X-FAB Data Protection Officer.