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This Samsung Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) applies to the services provided on our online website (“Services”) that is operated by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., principally located at 129 Samsung-Ro, Maetan-3dong, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 443-742 Korea.

This Privacy Policy sets out how we use the information that you provide to us or that we otherwise collect through your use of the Services. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. Your use of any of the Services indicates that you have read, accepted and agreed to the Samsung privacy practices, as outlined in this Privacy Policy, and any other applicable terms.

We may update this Privacy Policy over time. We will notify you of these changes by updating this page, so please check it from time to time in order to ensure that you are aware of any changes. For changes to this Privacy Policy that we consider to be material, we will place a notice on the website for a period of time. Continued use of any of the Services will signify that you agree to any such changes and the updated Privacy Policy. Please see the end of this Privacy Policy for the date this Privacy Policy was last updated.

What information do we collect about you?

Information you provide

In general, you can use many of our Services without giving us any personal information. However, for some Services, we will request information about you, such as your name, the university of which you are a faculty of, research area, email address and telephone number. You can select whether or not to provide this information.

Some of the information that you provide will be “Personal Data”. This means data related to you and which identifies you personally. In this Privacy Policy, we use the terms “Personal Data”, “your information” and “information about you” interchangeably.

What do we do with your information?

We may use Personal Data for purposes of identification, review of proposals and requests, and provision of notices as to whether your proposal/request has been selected.

We will transfer or merge any Personal Data collected off-line to our online databases or store off-line information in an electronic/hard copy format. We may share Personal Data and non-Personal Data with any Samsung affiliate. A list of Samsung affiliates is available upon request. Each of the Samsung affiliates with whom we share your Personal Data will use your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We take reasonable steps to ensure that we retain information about you only for so long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected, or as required under any contract or by applicable law.

To whom do we disclose your information?

We will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties for their own independent marketing or business purposes without your consent; however, we may disclose your Personal Data as follows:

- to a Samsung affiliate;
- to service providers that help us provide the Services to you to the extent it is needed to perform their duties and functions;
- to our professional advisers;
- when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation or to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Services and applicable laws. We may also disclose such information when we have good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of Samsung, or any of our respective affiliates, business partners, customers or others as required or permitted by law; or
- where it is necessary in order to pursue our legitimate interests, or if we are required to or are permitted to do so by law.

Consent to International Transfer of Data

By using or participating in any Service and/or providing Samsung with your information, you consent to the collection, transfer, storage and processing of your information outside of your jurisdiction of residence, consistent with this Privacy Policy.

What do we do to keep your information secure?

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to do so, we have put in place reasonable physical and technical measures and procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect through the Services. This has been done with a view to prevent unauthorized or unlawful processing of your Personal Data, and accidental, unauthorized or unlawful access, use, processing, copying, alteration, transfer, loss or destruction of, or damage to your Personal Data. Although we take reasonable steps to protect your Personal Data, no website, Internet transmission, computer system or wireless connection is completely secure. Samsung will respond to unauthorized access, hacking, data loss or other breaches in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We protect the security of your information by:

- using encryption where appropriate; and
- limiting access to your information (that is, only employees who carry out the purposes referenced above have access to your information).

Choice of Law

This Privacy Policy, including all revisions and amendments thereto, is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Korea without regard to its conflict or choice of law principles which would require application of the laws of another jurisdiction. You are responsible to comply with the laws of the jurisdiction of where you are resident when using the Services and accessing this website.

Arbitration

By using the Services in any way, you unconditionally consent and agree that any claim, dispute, or controversy (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) you may have against the officers, directors and employees of Samsung and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates regarding the Services in any way in connection with the Services or website shall be resolved by final and binding arbitration to be conducted in Korea in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board

Contact Us

If you have any specific questions, please contact us at:

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
129 Samsung-Ro, Maetan-3dong, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

Email: through the “Contact Us” section at http:// www.samsung.com/global/university/eng/