Privacy Policy

Valens Semiconductor. Ltd. (“Valens” “we”, “our” “us”) respects our users (“you”, “your”) concerns about privacy and values the relationship we have with you. This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) explains how we collect, use, share and protects any personally identifiable information you may provide to us via your use of this website and any associated service relating to your use (collectively the “Site”). We will not sell your personally identifiable information to advertisers or spammers. We will only share the information we collect from you as described in the section below entitled “How We Share Your User Information.” This Privacy Policy is incorporated into the Terms of Use between Valens and you (the “Terms of Use”). All terms not defined herein, shall have the meaning set forth in the Terms of Use. If at any time you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you may always contact a representative of Valens by using our contact info, at .info@valens.com, as indicated below. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into the Terms of Use between Valens and you (the “Terms of Use”). All terms not defined herein, shall have the meaning set forth in the Terms of Use. If at any time you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you may always contact a representative of Valens by using our contact info, at .info@valens.com, as indicated below.
   

Information We Collect About You

When you visit our Site we may collect information regarding your visit from your computer, phone or other device. Such information helps us to determine information about how you use our Site, the date that you visited our Site and search engines that may have led you to our Site. We collect this information in order to continually improve and enhance the functionalities of the Site http://www.valens.com Generally, you may provide us with two types of information: Content, which may include Your Information, and Site Usage Information, both of which are discussed in greater detail below. In order to make your visits to our Site as enjoyable as possible, we may ask you for Your Information. Your Information includes, for example, your name and email address, both of which you are asked to provide when you download a brochure or ask our representative to contact you. Below is a description of some of the ways that you may provide Your Information to us, as well as further details on how we may use such Information.
   

Personal Information you Provide Us

  1. Contact Us/Feedback. If you email us through the http://www.valens.com “contact us”/info@valens.com link on our Site, we may ask you for information such as your name and email address so we can respond to your questions and comments. If you choose to correspond with us via email or via other features of the Site we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our response to you. In certain cases, and with your permission, we may post content from your emails to us, on the Site.
  2. Questionnaires and Surveys. We may occasionally ask users of our Site to complete online surveys and opinion polls about their activities, attitudes and interests. These surveys help us better serve you and improve the usefulness of the Site. In requesting your participation in these surveys we may ask you to provide your name and email address.
  3. User Content. Our Site offers its users the opportunity to share Content – for instance, on bulletin boards and blogs and in chat rooms. You acknowledge that if you choose to use these features, you should be aware that any Information you submit through these features can be read, collected, or used by other viewers of these forums and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the Information you choose to submit in these forums.
   

User Information

  1. Cookies. We may use “cookies” in connection with our Site to maintain information about you and provide you with a more user-friendly, effective and secure service. A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. Valens employs the use of both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. When you visit our Site, we may ask for your permission to employ the use of a session or persistent cookie. Our Site will then send a cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits our Site to access the cookies it has already sent to you and not a cookies sent to you by other Sites. Most web browsers can be adjusted to inform you when a cookie has been sent to you and provide you with the opportunity to refuse that cookie. However, refusing a cookie may, in some cases, preclude you from using, or negatively impact the display or function of our Site or certain areas or features of our Site.
  2. IP Address. Our servers automatically collect data about your Internet Protocol address when you visit us.. When you request pages from our Site, our servers may log your IP Address and sometimes your domain name. Our server may also record the referring page that links you to us (e.g., another Site or a search engine); the pages you visit on our Site; the Site you visit after this Site; other information about the type of web browser, computer, platform, related software and settings you are using; any search terms you have entered on this Site or a referral Site; and other web usage activity and data logged by our web servers (“Site Usage Information”). We use this information for internal system administration, such as help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer our Site. Such information may also be used to gather broad demographic information, such as country of origin and internet site provider. We may also link this information with Your Information. Any or all of these activities with regard to the above-described
  3. Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter Plugins. The Site integrates plugins of the social networks Facebook, LinkedIN and Twitter. Users can recognize on our Site pages Facebook-plugins by the Facebook-Logo or the addition “Facebook Social Plugin” or the “Like-Button” (“Like”), LinkedIN plugins such as “Share on LinkedIn” or “Apply with LinkedIn” and similarly the Twitter plugins. When users visit the Site pages, these plugin establishes a connection between a user’s browser/smartphone and the applicable social network server. Thereby Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter may gain information on the fact that a user with a certain IP-address has visited the Site. If a user interacts with these plugins, e. g. by clicking on the Facebook “Like-Button” or entering a comment to Twitter, while being logged in to such user’s Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter Account, a user links the contents of the Site pages to his social network profile. Thereby Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter can correlate a user’s visit of the Site page with such user’s account. Valens does not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its usage by Facebook, LinkedIN or Twitter. Users can find more information on this issue in the privacy policy of Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/; LinkedIN at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy and Twitter at https://twitter.com/privacy.
  4. Google Analytics. The Site uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’, text files that are saved on your computer and allow your use of the Site to be analyzed. The information about your visit collected by the cookie (including your IP address) is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. If the Site has activated IP anonymisation, Google first abbreviates your IP address within your state. The full IP address will only be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. Google will use the information collected on behalf of the Site operator to evaluate your use of the Site, to compile reports about your activities within the Site, and to provide further services related to use of the Site and Internet use. Google will under no circumstances associate the IP address transmitted by your browser within the operations of Google Analytics with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of the cookies by entering the corresponding settings in your browser software. However, please note that in this case you may not be able to use the complete range of functions of the Site to their full extent receive information about your visits and interaction with services provided by others.
  5. You have the right to “opt in” and/or “opt out” (at a later date) of certain of our uses of Your Information. For example, if you are prompted to provide Your Information on our Site or in connection with our communications to you, you may have the opportunity to elect whether you would like to receive such correspondence from us. You can also make this request by sending an email to info@valens.com specifying whether: (i) you would like to opt out of receiving promotional correspondence from Valens in general, or just via e-mail, postal mail, by phone or other device, and/or whether (ii) you would only like to opt out of certain of our e-newsletters or correspondence.
Please understand that if you opt out of receiving promotional correspondence from us, we may still contact you in connection with your relationship, activities, transactions and communications with us.
   

How We Use Your User Information

We will use Your Information or other information you provide to us via the Site for legitimate business purposes only, including without limitation in the following ways: (a) to respond to your requests and to provide you with our product, services and Site offerings. We may match information collected from you through different means or at different times, including both Your Information and Site Usage Information, and use such information along with information obtained from other sources, including (without limitation) any of our other Sites and third parties; (b) We may send you notices, updates, newsletters or information regarding the Site and any features or services (for example, in the form of emails, mailings, and the like), and otherwise correspond with you, about products, sites, companies, events, sponsored by us and others, that we think might interest you. You may opt out of receiving such notices from us by following the instructions in the section above. In addition, we may analyze user behavior as a measure of interest in, and use of, our Site and emails, both on an individual basis and in the aggregate. We will not share, rent or sell Your Information to other parties, except as provided in this Privacy Policy; (c) to enhance or develop the Site, the features and services; (d) to monitor the usage of the Site and any services and features offered; (e) to provide third parties with aggregate anonymous non-personal information about our user base and usage patterns; (f) to comply with applicable laws, regulations and rules, and requests of relevant regulatory and law enforcement and/or other governmental agencies; (g) to protect the rights, property, or safety of Valens, our personnel, users, and others.
   

How We Share Your User Information

  1. Site Providers. We do not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties. We may share your personally identifiable information only with third-party partners we use to help us operate and maintain our Site and deliver our products and services. We may also share Your Information and Site Usage Information with our site providers and other third parties (“Affiliated Parties”) that provide products or sites for or through this Site or for our business (such as Site or database hosting companies, address list hosting companies, communications providers, email Site providers, analytics companies, distribution companies, fulfillment companies, credit card processing companies and other similar Site providers that use such information on our behalf).
  2. Aggregate Statistics. We may disclose non-personal aggregate statistics regarding user behavior as a measure of interest in, and use of, our Site and emails to third parties in the form of aggregate data, such as overall patterns or demographic reports, which do not describe or identify any individual user. Information relating to aggregate statistics may be collected through the use of third-party cookies and other third party tracking devices.
  3. Legally Compelled Disclosures. We may disclose Your Information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law, comply with a judicial or court order or comply with legal process served on us or Affiliated Parties; (b) protect and defend our rights and property, the Site, the users of the Site, and/or our Affiliated Parties; or (c) act under circumstances to protect the safety of users of our Site, us, or third parties.
  4. Business Transfer. We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to direct the transferee to use Your information you have provided through this Site in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. If this occurs, we will notify you as described in “Updates to our Privacy Policy”.
   

Consent to Worldwide Transfer and Processing of Your Data

By providing Your Information to us through this Site, you agree that it may be used by us and our Affiliated Parties for the purposes described herein and you further understand and consent to the collection, maintenance, processing and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other countries and territories, which may have different privacy laws from your country of residence and which may afford varying levels of protection for Your Information. Regardless of the laws in place in these countries, we will treat the privacy of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. By providing Your Information to this Site, you consent to our transmission to, and processing of your information in, any jurisdiction, in accordance with this Privacy Policy. to the extent applicable We follow the Privacy guidelines published by the US (http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/eu/eg_main_018365.asp) regarding collection of and transfer of personal information of EU citizens.
   

Your Access and Correction Rights

You retain the right to decline to submit Your Information through the Site, in which case we may not be able to provide certain Sites to you. However, if you choose to provide Your Information to t Valens, we will provide you with the ability to access, correct, update or delete Your Information you have provided to this Site by emailing info@valens.com. Before we are able to provide you with any information or correct any inaccuracies, we may ask you to verify your identity and provide other details to help us to respond to your request.

 

Third-Party Sites

When you are on this Site you may have the opportunity to visit, or link to, other Sites, including other Sites operated by Valens or by unaffiliated third parties. These Sites may collect Your Information about you, and because this Privacy Policy does not address the information practices of those other Sites, you should review the privacy policies of such other Sites to see how they treat Your Information. Valens shall not be held responsible for such third parties’ privacy practices. You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information in your communications with third parties linked from the Site or in other materials, that information, along with any other information disclosed in your communication, can be collected and correlated and used by such third parties and may result in your receiving unsolicited messages from other persons. Such collection, correlation, use and messages are beyond our control.
   

Miscellaneous

By accessing or using or continuing to access and use the Site, the functionalities or the services, you signify that you have read, understand and agree with our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, you must refrain from any access to the Site and from providing us with any personally identifiable information.
   

Updates to This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated, at Valens’ discretion, periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our information processing practices or for any other purpose. We will post a notice in the Info section of the Site’s profile to notify you of any significant changes to the Privacy Policy and indicate there and at the bottom of this Privacy Policy when it was most recently updated. In the event we modify this Privacy Policy, such modified version shall be effective upon posting. You may always visit this policy to learn of any changes and updates.
   

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at info@valens.com Questions or comments submitted through other means, such as posts on Publicly Accessible areas, may not be received or addressed.
   
Updated: June 7th, 2017