This Privacy Statement describes how Seagate Technology LLC or any parent, subsidiary or affiliate controlled by, under common control with, or controlling Seagate Technology LLC, including but not limited to affiliates operating under the LaCie name or brand, (collectively, “Seagate” or “we” or “us”) collects, uses, and shares information through the Seagate websites, which include but are not limited to Seagate.com, LaCie.com and their sub-domains (each a “Site”), and the Seagate services, products, software and software applications made available by us for use on or through computers and mobile devices (collectively, the “Offerings” under this Privacy Statement). Please remember that your use of our Sites and Offerings is at all times subject to the applicable Terms and Conditions that incorporate this Privacy Statement.
“Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. We collect information through the Sites and Offerings such as:
We collect and process these types of Personal Information to provide our services to you and as legally required. If you do not provide the information that we request, we may not be able to provide you with the full experiences of this Site and our Offerings, or may be prevented from complying with the applicable legal obligations.
Collection of Personal Information
We collect Personal Information in a variety of ways, including:
Please be aware if you disclose any Personal Information relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with the Site or Offerings, you represent that you have the permission to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
Use of Personal Information
We use Personal Information:
We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you and/or to comply with a legal obligation.
We engage in these activities either with your consent or for our legitimate business interests.
We engage in these activities either with your consent or to manage our contractual relationship with you.
We engage in these activities either to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with a legal obligation and/or based on our legitimate business interests.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We disclose Personal Information:
for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement.
Personal information may be disclosed by you, through your profile on our Site or Offerings and other information or content you may post or disclose through the Site or Offerings in a public forum, or through your social media account.
Other Uses and Disclosures
We also use and disclose your Personal Information as we believe to be necessary or appropriate:
“Other Information” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an identifiable individual.
If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, then we may use and disclose it for the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information as detailed in this Policy.
Collection of Other Information
We and our service providers collect Other Information in a variety of ways, including:
Uses and Disclosures of Other Information
In some instances, we combine Other Information with Personal Information. If we do, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information as long as it is combined.
Seagate advertises on pages within our Sites and Offerings and on other websites not affiliated with Seagate. We contract with advertising service providers who serve advertising to you through the use of technologies, such as cookies and other similar technologies.
We use advertising service providers to help us determine which of our advertisements are most likely to be of interest to you. These advertising service providers may use behavioral information, such as how you navigate our Sites or Offerings, to provide relevant advertisements to you while you are using our Sites and/or Offerings.
We also contract with advertising companies to advertise our Offerings on websites not affiliated with Seagate. If you click on one of our ads, you link to the third party website that offers the advertised account or Offerings. These ads may contain cookies and other similar technologies that allow tracking of your response to our advertisements. These technologies, along with information the advertising companies collect about your online use, are used to recognize you across the devices you use, such as a mobile phone and a laptop.
If you would like more information about this practice, and to learn how to opt out of it in desktop and mobile browsers on the particular device on which you are accessing this Privacy Statement, please visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#/. In order for the opt-outs to work on your computer, your browser must be set to accept cookies. If you delete cookies or access the Site or Offering from a different device, you will need to opt-out again. You may download the AppChoices app at www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in mobile applications. Please note that opting out of ad targeting does not opt you out from receiving general advertising.
Do Not Track
Our Offerings and Sites do not support “Do Not Track” requests at this time.
THIRD PARTY SERVICES
This Privacy Statement does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any website or service to which the Sites or Offerings link. The inclusion of a link on the Sites or Offerings does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us or by our affiliates.
In addition, we are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure, or security policies or practices of any third party social media platform provider, app developer, app provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider, device manufacturer, or other organization, including with respect to any Personal Information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Sites or Offerings, such as by using third-party messaging services linked or integrated through the Sites or Offerings.
We have reasonable security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Please be advised, however, that while we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online and cannot be responsible for the theft, destruction, or inadvertent disclosure of your information. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with the “Contact Us” section below.
CHOICES AND ACCESS
Your choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Personal Information
You may opt-out from:
How you can exercise your rights
If you would like to request to access, correct, update, suppress, object, restrict or delete your Personal Information, or if you would like to request to receive an electronic copy of Personal Information that you have previously provided to us for purposes of transmitting it to another company (to the extent this right to data portability is provided to you by applicable law), or if you would like to withdraw your consent where we rely on your consent for collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information, you may send us your request through this form or as described in the “Contact Us” section below. We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law.
We will try to comply with your request within thirty (30) days or as soon as reasonably practicable, and in accordance with applicable law.
In your request, please make clear what Personal Information you would like to have changed, whether you would like to have your Personal Information removed from our database or otherwise let us know what limitations you would like to put on our use of your Personal Information. Please do not include more Personal Information than the form requires. For your protection, we will only implement requests with respect to the Personal Information associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes, to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting a change or deletion, for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, and/or for our compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
We will retain your Personal Information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained.
The criteria used to determine our retention periods include: (i) the length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you and provide the Site or Offerings to you (for example, for as long as you have an account with us or keep using the Site or Offerings); (ii) whether there is a legal or business obligation to which we are subject (for example, certain laws require us to keep records of your transactions for a certain period of time before we can delete them); or (iii) whether retention is advisable in light of our legal position (such as in regard to applicable statutes of limitations regulatory investigations, or other legal matters).
USE OF SITE AND OFFERINGS BY MINORS
This Site and our Offerings are not directed toward individuals under the age of majority in the country in which they reside. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from individuals under 18.
JURISDICTION AND CROSS-BORDER TRANSFER
Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers. Please be aware that, when you use the Site or Offerings, we transfer information, through the course of regular business operations, to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country or that may not be considered adequate by your country of residence. When we transfer your Personal Information outside your country of residence, we may put in place appropriate safeguards in accordance with our legal obligations to ensure your Personal Information is adequately protected irrespective of the country to which it is transferred. In certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your Personal Information.
Some countries are recognized by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection according to European Economic Area (“EEA”) standards (the full list of these countries is available here). For transfers from the EEA to countries not considered adequate by the European Commission, we have put in place adequate measures, such as standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission to protect your Personal Information. You may obtain a copy of these measures by contacting us as described in the “Contact Us” section below.
We ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs (such as doctrinal or philosophical beliefs), sexual behavior, health, disability, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background or trade union membership) or any other information which may affect you in the same manner as prescribed by applicable law) on or through the Site or otherwise to us.
For additional information regarding specific Offerings, please select from the list below:
If you are a California resident, please find additional information regarding your rights and our collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information, in our California Consumer Privacy Act Notice.
UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT
We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time. If so, we will post our updated Privacy Statement on our Site and/or Offerings along with a change notice on the Site and/or Offerings prior to a material change. Where applicable and required by applicable law, we may ask for your consent to any change where your consent is needed. The “Last Updated” legend at the bottom of this Privacy Statement indicates when this Privacy Statement was last revised. We may also send registered users of our Site and/or Offerings a notice that this Privacy Statement has been materially changed. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement regularly for any changes. Any changes will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Statement on the Site and/or Offerings, and your use of the Site and/or Offerings following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Statement.
Seagate Technology LLC or an affiliate controlled by, under common control with, or controlling Seagate Technology LLC, including but not limited to affiliates operating under the LaCie name or brand is located at
Seagate Technology LLC
47488 Kato Road
Fremont, CA 94538
If you have questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or:
Seagate Technology LLC
Attn: Legal Department – Global Privacy
47488 Kato Road
Fremont, CA 94538
If you live in Germany, you may contact our Data Protection Officer in Germany:
Dr. Sebastian Kraska
You may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority competent for your country or region, or where an alleged infringement of applicable data protection law occurs. Please click here for contact information for such authorities in the EEA.
We will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Statement in an archive for your review here:
LAST UPDATED: April 28, 2020