SEMI Notification of Collection and Protection of Personal Data and
The SEMI respects your personal privacy
and endeavors to protect your personal information. To better understand
how we collect, utilize and protect your personal information, please
read carefully the SEMI Privacy and Information Security Protection
Policies appended below. They will help you understand the policies and
principles of the SEMI when collecting, utilizing and protecting the
personal data in the process of rendering services to you.
The following Privacy Protection Policies shall be applicable to the
collection, utilization and protection of personal information provided
by you directly when you are engaged in business contacts or attending
various activities organized by the Association (for example,
participating in shows, exhibitions, seminars or courses; enrollment as
a member or subscription of e-paper, etc.)
A.Methods of Information Collection
The personal information retained by the SEMI shall be the personal
information provided by you when you become a member or an exhibitor of
the SEMI, or when you engaged in other marketing activities. The SEMI
shall collect your personal information in conformity with the specific
purposes and utilization scope permitted by the competent authority, and
shall ensure compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act.
(1) Purposes of the Information Collection:The purpose of collecting
your personal information by the Association is to provide you with
follow-up industrial trends / company information, services and
information on various activities. The specific purposes are:
1. 090 Consumer and customer management and services.
2. 069 Contractual, quasi-contractual and other legal relationship
(2) Types of Personal Information Collected: Your personal information
collected and used by the Association shall include your name, photo,
employer, job position, department, e-mail, company address, company
Telephone number, mobile phone number, status of the current employer,
clubs and other important personal experience, etc. They may involve the
1. Identification: C001 (For identifying individuals)
2. Features: Co11 (Description of individuals)
3. Social Status: C037 (Membership in a charity organization or other
groups), C038 (Occupation).
4. Education, examinations, technical or other professional expertise:
C051 (School records), C054 (Professional expertise).
5. Employment Status C061 (Current status of employment), C062 (Past
employment), C064 (Work experience) .
(3) The Periods, Areas, Subjects and Methodologies for Collecting,
Processing, Utilizing and International Transmission of the Personal
A. Period: Unless otherwise stipulated by law or agreed in a contract,
such activities shall be conducted within the duration of the specific
B. Areas: The areas shall include the territory of the Republic of
China, other related areas for achieving the purposes of information
collection, processing and utilization, as well as the areas where the
contracted agency or consultant of the Association is located.
C. Subjects: The subjects shall include the Association; the competent
authority, organization or associations responsible for supervising the
purposes of collecting activities; as well as any third parties that are
permitted to receive the information according to the regulations or as
agreed by you.
D. Methodologies: The information shall be utilized through automatic
machines or other non-automatic methodologies, including, but not
limited to digital files (including transmissions through computers,
electronic methods or facsimile) and hard copies.
Storage and Safekeeping of the Information
Your personal information shall be carefully stored and controlled in
the data base of the SEMI. The information shall be acquired and used in
compliance with the Information Access Authorization Guidelines of the
SEMI. Unauthorized individuals shall be rejected by the system in the
authority verification process and shall by no means access to your
Information Security and Protection
To ensure the confidentiality, integrity and usability of your personal
information, the SEMI processes all data encryption through an
international security/authentication mechanism, which is supported by
firewalls, intrusion detection and virus protection mechanisms to
prevent illegal intrusions or damage from malicious software. In other
words, SEMI has implemented the most comprehensive technologies to
ensure comprehensive protection of your personal information.
Scope of the Information Utilization
SEMI shall collect the personal information in accordance with the scope
agreed by you in the relevant application form or contracts when doing
business with the Association. The information shall be used by the SEMI
for rendering services or organizing activities based on the specific
purposes and scopes explained therein. In the case that the SEMI needs
to engage vendors, the Association shall request the vendors to strictly
follow the relevant regulations and provisions on personal data
confidentiality. The SEMI shall by no means provide, exchange or sell
your personal information to any other individuals/juristic persons or
use the information for other purposes, if such activities are not in
compliance with the relevant regulations or agreed by you. However, this
shall not apply to situations when the information is requested through
official and lawful procedures by the judicial authority or other
Amendments to the Information.
You may update your personal information, if necessary, through the
questionnaire survey to members at each year end. You are also welcomed
to contact the SEMI by phone at any time. We will update the information
for you accordingly. Furthermore, you are also entitled to exercise the
following rights on the SEMI in writing at any time, using the
methodologies agreed by the Association:
1. Enquiring or requesting to review the information.
2. Requesting for a reproduced copy.
3. Requesting for adding or amending the information.
4. Requesting to discontinue collecting, processing or using the
5. Requesting for cancellation of the information.
6. Refusing to use the information for marketing purposes.
Amendment of the Policies
The policies shall be amended from time to time to accommodate to the
regulatory requirements, social changes and technology development. To
safeguard your rights and interest, please visit the website of SEMI and
read the Privacy Statement where possible.
Providing the Information at Your Own Discretion
You may provide your personal information to the Association at your own
discretion. However, if you refuse to provide the information or are
providing any incorrect information to the Association, you will not be
able to receive our follow-up services or notice of activities on a
continuous basis, which may adversely impact your rights and interests.