Altium is committed to ensuring that all the details you provide to us remain reasonably secure. The following privacy policy discloses the information practices for Altium websites, including the type of information gathered, how the information is used internally and Altium’s policy regarding sharing information with others.

How we use the information

Altium services our customers through a number of regional sales centers and Value Added Resellers (VARs) worldwide. Altium, via our sales and VAR network, uses the information you give us for the purposes of processing your orders, delivering the goods to you and providing you with any support and information you may require. Such information includes your name, address, date of purchase and financial details provided by you in connection with such purchase. Altium may also use your email address to send you emails about your order and with your consent, emails regarding news, special product and service offers.

Altium may use the information you provide for internal reviews and analysis and may also use it to produce certain consolidated statistics about sales and use of our website, products and services. For example, this information may be used to encourage more engineers to use our products and services. However, we will not disclose your individual information to any third party except in so far as it is necessary to fulfil your order and will not sell, trade or rent that information for marketing purposes. If we need to disclose any information to conform to any laws or legal process we will do so in a manner so as to provide the maximum amount of protection legally possible for such information.

Consent and modification

By giving your personal information when you open an account or at any other time, you are consenting to our use of this information in accordance with the principles outlined in this Privacy Policy. If at any time we change the Privacy Policy we will post those changes on the website so that you are kept fully informed. If at any time it is necessary for you to change the personal information that you have provided to Altium, you may do so by contacting Altium.

Cookies

"Cookies" are small files that are stored on your computer’s hard drive by your browser. While using the website via our product or other means such as a web browser, we may use a cookie to hold various information. This may include a unique reference number used for various purposes, such as giving you access to a members-only area of the Altium website. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies. If you do so, some sites may not function properly.

The Software Activation process can contain hardware information such as the MAC address of your NIC controller on your computer, which is submitted by our product after receiving your consent. This information may be stored in cookies during the Activation process.