Privacy

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Last Updated: 3/23/2010

This Policy explains how your personal information is collected, used, and disclosed by TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliated companies ("TriQuint" or "We"). This privacy policy ("Policy") applies to all publicly accessible Websites operated by TriQuint, including www.triquint.com (collectively, "Websites").

PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED

We collect information about you in various ways when you use our Websites. We collect personal information you provide to us. For example, we may collect your name, e-mail address, postal address, phone number, fax number, demographics and other information you provide us on our Websites. We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect on our Websites.

When you visit our Websites, some information is automatically collected. For example, when you visit our Websites, your computer's operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type and language, and the last Web page you visited are logged automatically. We also collect information about your usage and activity on our Websites.

Cookies. We may automatically collect information using "cookies." Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a Website. Among other things, cookies help us improve our Websites and your experience. We use cookies to see which areas and features are popular and to count visits to our Websites. Except for users of those parts of our Websites requiring registration and log-in, we do not associate cookies with any personal information of visitors to our Websites.

Web Beacons. We may collect information using Web beacons. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used on our Websites or in our e-mails. We use Web beacons to count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and to tell if an e-mail has been opened.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We use personal information collected through our Websites for purposes described in this Policy or disclosed to you on our Websites or in connection with our services. For example, we may use your information to:

  • operate and improve our Websites and services;
  • process and deliver any special event entries and prizes;
  • respond to your comments and questions and provide customer service;
  • send you information including confirmations, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
  • communicate with you about new promotions and upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by TriQuint and our selected partners;
  • link or combine with other personal information we get from third parties, to help understand your needs and provide you with better service.

TriQuint may store and process personal information in the United States and other countries.

SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We do not share your personal information with third parties other than as follows:

  • in an aggregated form that does not directly identify you;
  • with your consent, for example, when you agree to our sharing your information with other third parties for their own marketing purposes subject to their separate privacy policies;
  • with third party vendors, consultants and other service providers who are working on our behalf and need access to your information to carry out their work for us;
  • to (i) comply with laws or to respond to lawful requests and legal process, (ii) to protect the rights and property of TriQuint our agents, customers, and others including to enforce our agreements, policies and terms of use or (iii) in an emergency to protect the personal safety of TriQuint, its customers, or any person;
  • in connection with any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

TriQuint takes reasonable measures to help protect your personal information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

YOUR INFORMATION CHOICES AND CHANGES

You may opt out of receiving promotional e-mails from TriQuint by following the instructions in those e-mails. You may also send requests about your contact preferences and changes to your information by e-mailing privacy@tqs.com. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional e-mails, such as e-mails about your accounts or our ongoing business relations.

Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can set your browser to reject cookies. If you choose to do this, it may affect certain features or services of our Websites.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

TriQuint may change this Policy from time to time. If we make any changes to this Policy, we will change the "Last Updated" date above.

ENFORCEMENT

If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at privacy@tqs.com.