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Samsung Mobile Security Rewards Program Privacy Notice

  1. Effective Date: April 30, 2024 (Archived versions)
  2. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., along with our affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, “Samsung”) respects your concerns about privacy. This Samsung Mobile Security Rewards Program Privacy Notice applies to the personal information we obtain through Samsung Mobile Security Rewards Program (the “Service”). It does not apply to information collected by other apps, websites or services provided by Samsung.
  3. This Privacy Notice supplements the Samsung Privacy Policy for the U.S. (available at https://www.samsung.com/us/account/privacy-policy) (“Samsung US Privacy Policy”) and provides additional information about how we may collect, use and share your personal information in connection with the Services. In the event any portion of this Privacy Notice conflicts with the Samsung US Privacy Policy, the relevant provisions of this Privacy Notice will govern.
Information We Obtain
  1. Through the Service, we may obtain information about you in various ways. The types of personal information we may obtain include those listed in the Samsung US Privacy Policy as well as the following:
  2. Information You Provide Directly
    • Samsung Account Information: We may collect information associated with the Samsung account used to access the Service, such as your Samsung account identifiers such as globally unique identifier (GUID) and country or region of residence.
    • Service Interactions: We may collect information you submit through the Service such as when you submit a security report, name for acknowledgement, contact email, country or region of residence, affected firmware version and device, vulnerability details including any files you attach to the security report, and any communications you send to us.
    • Rewards Information: In order to process your rewards, we may additionally collect name, registration number, nationality, country or region of residence (for tax purposes), residence address including postal code, phone number and information concerning any amounts paid to you (including the Paypal address where any amounts payable is sent).
  3. Information We Obtain By Automated Means
    • Device Information: We collect your IP address.
    • Log Information: Diagnostic, technical and error information.
  4. We also may collect other information about you, your devices and apps, and your use of the Services in ways that we describe to you at the time of collection or otherwise with your consent.
  5. Your web browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies or how to restrict or disable certain types of cookies. You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking “help” on your browser’s menu or visiting www.allaboutcookies.org. For mobile devices, you can manage how your device and browser share certain device data by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your device. The Service is not designed to respond to “do not track” signals received from browsers. Please note that without cookies you may not be able to use or benefit from all of the features of the Service.
How We Use the Information We Obtain
  1. We may use the information we obtain through the Service for the purposes described in the Samsung US Privacy Policy and to:
    • To provide you with the Service, such as to respond to your submissions, requests, questions and responses made through the Service, as well as, if applicable, provide you with rewards;
    • To identify and authenticate you so you may use Service; and
    • To operate, evaluate and improve our business (including enhancing and improving our products and the Service; managing our communications; analyzing your submissions, our products, customer base, and the Service; conducting market research; performing data analytics; and performing other internal functions).
Information Sharing
  1. As stated above, this Privacy Notice supplements the Samsung US Privacy Policy (available at https://account.samsung.com/membership/terms/privacypolicy), which describes our information sharing practices.
Notice To California Residents
  1. If you are a California consumer, for more information about your privacy rights, please see the California Consumer Privacy Statement, available at https://www.samsung.com/us/account/privacy-policy/california.
Notice to Colorado, Connecticut, Utah and Virginia Residents
  1. If you are a Colorado, Connecticut, Utah or Virginia resident, for more information about privacy rights that may be available to you subject to applicable law, please see the section of the Samsung US Privacy Policy called “Your Rights and Choices,” available at https://account.samsung.com/membership/terms/privacypolicy.
Updates to This Privacy Notice
  1. We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our personal information practices with respect to the Service. We will indicate at the top of this Privacy Notice when it was most recently updated.