This Privacy Statement explains how Thermstrong Corporation (“THERMSTRONG,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) collects, uses, and discloses your information.  The Privacy Statement applies to all services and products, except those products that have a separate Privacy Statement.

 

Where applicable, you consent to the use of your information as described in this Privacy Statement each time you use our products or services, so we urge you to read this document in full, and Contact Us if you have any questions.

 

COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

Personal information is information that can be used to directly or indirectly identify you.  Personal information also includes anonymous information that is linked to information that can be used to directly or indirectly identify you.  Personal information does not include information that has been irreversibly anonymized or aggregated so that it can no longer enable us, whether in combination with other information or otherwise, to identify you.

 

Here is a description of the types of personal information we may collect and how we may use it:

 

What Personal Information We Collect

 

Depending on the products and services you use, we collect different kinds of personal information from or about you.

 

Information you provide: 

 

We collect the personal information you provide—such as your name, username, or email address—when you use our products and services, create an account, Contact Us, participate in an online survey, participate in community discussions or chat rooms, apply for employment, interact with us at in-person events, or otherwise interact with us.

 

Information about use of our services and products: When you visit our websites, we may collect information about the type of device you use, your device’s unique identifier, the IP address of your device, your operating system, the type of Internet browser that you use, usage information, diagnostic information, browsing information, session summary information, file attributes (including attributes for photos, videos, music, and documents), and location information from or about the computers, phones, or other devices on which you install or access our products or services. 

 

Information from third parties: We may collect information from third parties, including business partners and marketing agencies.  This includes your contact information from marketing partners when we engage in joint marketing or co-branding activities, your IP address or location information from service providers to offer certain products and services relevant to your location, and data from your social networks to authenticate your product use with us, or that you grant permission to our products or services to access.

 

How We Use Your Personal Information

 

Generally speaking, we use personal information to provide, improve, and develop our products and services, to communicate with you, to offer you targeted advertisements and services, and to protect us and our users.

 

Thermstrong Corporation collects, processes, and determines how to process your personal information as data controller for the following purposes:

 

Providing, improving, and developing our products and services:  We use personal information to help us provide, improve, and develop our products, services, and advertising.  This includes using personal information for purposes such as data analysis, research, and audits. Such processing is based on our legitimate interest in offering you products and services and for business continuity.  If you enter a sweepstakes, contest, or other promotion, we may use the personal information you provide to administer those programs.  Some of these activities have additional rules, which may contain further information about how we use personal information, so we encourage you to read those rules carefully before participating.

 

Communicating with you:  Subject to your prior express consent, we may use personal information to send you marketing communications in relation to Western Digital’s own products and services; communicate with you about your account, transactions, or employment requests; and inform you about our policies and terms.  Also subject to your prior express consent, we may share your personal information with third-party partners who may send you marketing communications in relation to their products and services.  If you no longer wish to receive email communications for marketing purposes, please Contact Us to opt out.  We may use your information to process and respond to your requests when you contact us.


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