This Privacy Notice explains what data Symantec collects or processes from You and what we do with this data when You use Symantec Endpoint Protection, and applies to data collected through or related to your use of the Symantec Endpoint Protection. Unless otherwise specified, this Privacy Notice does not apply to any other products/services or to data collected in any other way (online or offline) or for any other purpose.
Symantec Endpoint Protection collects from Your environment, and automatically transmits to Symantec, data, which may include, without limitation:
SEP utilizes the LiveUpdate functionality. For information about the LiveUpdate functionality, please refer to the LiveUpdate Privacy Notice.
Transmission of certain of the above Transmitted Information may be deactivated during and after installation by following the instructions in the documentation for SEP. Submission of the Transmitted Information is not required and You will be able to use SEP even if You do not submit the Transmitted Information to Symantec.
For purposes of this Privacy Statement, "personal information" means information that can be used to reasonably identify an individual. We may also collect your personal information when you contact us about any Symantec product or service, such as for technical support.
Symantec Endpoint Protection collects from Your environment, and stores in Your environment, data, which may include, without limitation:
The above Stored Data is used to enable the functionality of Symantec Endpoint Protection, and is not transmitted back to Symantec.
Transmitted Information may be used as follows:
We are a global organization and may transfer your Information to other countries, including countries that may have less protective data protection laws than the country in which You are located (including the European Union). For the purposes described in this privacy statement, Your Information (i) may be stored and processed manually and/or electronically through global systems and tools, (ii) may be disclosed to vendors or third parties that process data on behalf of Symantec, (iii) may be disclosed in connection with any proposed or actual sale or other transfer of some or all assets of Symantec in the event of a reorganization, merger, acquisition, or sale of our assets; and/or (iv) may be disclosed as otherwise permitted by You.
To promote research, awareness, detection or prevention of security risks, Symantec may disclose Information to relevant public and private entities such as cybersecurity research organizations and security software vendors. In such cases, we will endeavor to anonymize such information or to minimize any personal information in it to the extent reasonably possible without defeating purposes of security risk research, awareness, detection or prevention.
Subject to applicable laws, Symantec reserves the right to cooperate with any legal process, or any law enforcement or other government inquiry, related to Your use of Symantec Endpoint Protection including disclosing Information if relevant to a court subpoena or to a law enforcement or other government investigation, or as otherwise required by our legal obligations.
To protect Information, we have taken reasonable and appropriate administrative, technical, organizational and physical security and risk management measures, in accordance with applicable laws.
It is Your responsibility to ensure that any disclosure by You to Symantec of personal information of Your users or third parties is in compliance with applicable privacy and data security laws, including informing users and third parties that You are providing their personal information to Symantec, informing them of how it will be transferred, used or processed, and gathering appropriate consents and other legal measures required for such transfer, use or processing.
Under certain circumstances, You may be able to request to access, update, correct or remove personal information we have about You. We may retain certain Information if necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse, or as otherwise required or permitted by law.
Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions.
We reserve the right to revise or modify this Privacy Notice, and will note the date of its most recent revision above. If we make significant changes to this Privacy Notice, and where required by applicable law, we will either notify You either by prominently posting a notice of such changes prior to implementing the changes or by directly sending you a notification.