Preface
Welcome to the website created by GIGABYTE Technology Co., Ltd. and its affiliates (together referred to as “GIGABYTE”)! Please read our privacy policy below to understand how we use and protect your personal information.

1. Collection and international transmission of your personal information
a. GIGABYTE may request to collect certain personal information from you when you browse the web-pages, use selected services or participate in selected online activities on our website(s). The purposes of such collection is to have a better understanding regarding online user activities, and for customized promotion activities.
b. You will have the chance to decline to provide personal information to GIGABYTE. GIGABYTE will never ask you to provide special personal information, such as your medical record, genetic information, sex life, health records, or criminal records, etc.
c. The personal information provided to GIGABYTE may be transferred between GIGABYTE’s affiliates and GIGABYTE‘s agents internationally, and may be stored and processed by them.

2. Classification of personal information and purpose of collection
GIGABYTE’s purpose of collection includes but is not limited to:
a. When you purchase GIGABYTE’s product or service, GIGABYTE may collect your information for purposes of registration, providing technical support, product upgrades, discounts, or other promotions.
b. When you subscribe to GIGABYTE’s marketing materials, GIGABYTE will collect your information for the purpose of sending those marketing materials to you; however, you may unsubscribe it at any time.
c. When you participate in any event held by GIGABYTE, GIGABYTE may use your information to confirm your identity, notify you of activities, and generally to communicate with you.
d. When you seek any support from GIGABYTE, GIGABYTE may use your personal information for providing you with support services or for collecting user experience surveys, customer’s satisfaction analysis and customer feedback.
e. When you raise questions to GIGABYTE, GIGABYTE may use your information to reply to your questions or to do relevant search.

3. Disclosure of Your Personal Information
GIGABYTE processes your information with due care and consideration and will not sell or lend your information to any third party. GIGABYTE may use the personal information provided by you for identification reasons whilst you access the website. GIGABYTE and all members of our corporate family reserve the right to combine the information collected from you with the information gathered from a third party for marketing use or service purposes.


4. Security
GIGABYTE commits to protect the security of your personal information. GIGABYTE will not allow any third party to access to your personal information without your prior consent. GIGABYTE uses appropriate protection mechanisms, technologies and internal procedures to maintain the security of your information and prevent any unauthorized access of your information. In certain circumstances, GIGABYTE may use a standard SSL and SET mechanism to protect the transfer of your personal information. However, GIGABYTE cannot guarantee 100% security on the internet. GIGABYTE recommends you to keep your anti-virus software up to date.

5. Maintenance & Management
GIGABYTE reserves the right at any time and under any circumstance to remove personal information provided by users, customers, or otherwise. GIGABYTE further reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue or terminate any users' access to all or part of the website content without any prior notification.

6. Search and Update Your Information
In order to keep your personal information accurate, you may view, revise and edit your registration information by logging on to this website.

7. Links to Third Party Web Sites
This website may contain links to other web sites.
If a third party’s website collects your personal information (e.g., age, sex, and hobby), GIGABYTE is not responsible for the act of the third party.

8. Third Party Technology
GIGABYTE uses third party technology (for example Google Analytics, Facebook Pixels) to collect information about use of this website to improve this site. The third party collects information of users’ visit frequency, visited pages, and prior visited websites. The third party’s technology collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your personal identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of the third party’s technology with personally identifiable information. You can prevent the third party’s technology from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser. You may opt out of the third party’s technology by visiting related opt-out pages (for example: Google Analytics Opt-out Page.).

GIGABYTE uses the 3rd-party audience data such as age, gender and interests to better understand the behavior of our online users and work with third parties that collect information about your online activities to provide advertising targeted to suit your interests and preferences. You may see certain ads on this website or other websites because we contract with third parties to target our ads based on information we or they have collected, including information that was collected through automated means (such as cookies and web beacons). These third parties also use automated technologies to collect information when you click on our ads, which helps track and manage the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. You may opt out of the use of cookies by visiting related opt-out pages (for example: Google Advertising Opt-out Page. or deactivate the function in your Facebook account. )

9. Cookies Policy
GIGABYTE and its contractors may use cookies, web beacons, and the personal information you provide to personalize your online experience and improve our services. For example, we use cookies to remember the country and language preferences you selected on our web site or to track your browsing record on our website, or we use web beacons to track traffic in eDM delivery.
You may turn off cookies in your browser. Please read the following information on the categories of cookies we use before deciding whether or not to disable cookies:

Category 1: Necessary Cookies

These are cookies required for you to visit and use the functions of our website. Disabling Necessary Cookies will affect your ability to browse this website.
Category 2: Performance Cookies

Only anonymous information related to the use of the site is collected for the site operator to improve the way the site works. Disabling Cookies will affect your use of this website’s purchase functions and other functions.
Category 3: Functional Cookies

Allow the official website to remember your selection (such as user name, language or your location, etc.) to provide enhanced, personalized or customized functions. The information collected is anonymous and will not track your browsing activity on other pages. You can refuse to allow this collection by disabling cookies on your device.
Category 4: Target or Ad Cookies

Used to provide ads that interest you or limit the number of times you see an ad to measure the performance of campaigns. Such Cookies can remember that you have visited this site. This information will be shared with other organizations, such as third-party advertisers, that will affect the functionality of other sites. You can refuse to allow this collection by disabling cookies on your device.

The list of cookies used by this website can be seen (here) and will be updated from time to time.


10. Contact Us
Should you have any inquiries in respect of the above privacy policy or the way in which GIGABYTE manages personal information, please contact GIGABYTE.

11. Amendment and Announcements of the Privacy Policy
GIGABYTE reserves the right to update or change this policy at any time. GIGABYTE will notify you about significant changes by placing a prominent notice on our web site.