Website Privacy Policy

See also: Irdeto USA Safe Harbor Privacy Statement

This privacy policy (this “Policy”) sets out how Irdeto B.V. (“Irdeto”) collects, uses and transfers information that you provide when you use (this “Website”). Irdeto is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.


This Policy covers only data collected through the Website and not any other data collection or processing, including, without limitation, data collection practices of other web pages to which we link or data that we or our affiliates collect offline or through web sites, products, or services that do not display a direct link to this Policy. Occasionally, we may refer to this Policy in notices and consent requests related to surveys and special-purpose web pages, for example, our Careers web pages; under such circumstances, this statement applies as modified in the particular notice or consent request (e.g., with respect to types of data collected or purposes of collection).

Our Safe Harbor Certification covers offline data, but not data submitted through the Website, as further explained in our Safe Harbor Privacy Statement. Some of our business units may apply this Policy subject to specifically disclosed modifications, supplements or exceptions.

Types of Data and Collection Methods

Information you submit. When you request information, subscribe for a service, register as a user, respond to an online survey or otherwise actively send us data, we usually collect data such as your name, email address(es), mailing address(es), telephone number(s), and certain information related to the business you represent. In each such instance, you will know what data we collect through this Website, because you actively submit it.

Information we automatically collect. As part of the standard operation of this Website, we may collect information from your computer or mobile device, including but not limited to your browser type, operating system, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the Website, and if you are accessing our Website with your mobile device, type of mobile device. In addition, we may collect information about how you use our Website, such as the date and time of your visit, the areas or pages viewed, the amount of time you spend viewing this Website, the number of times you return and other click-stream data.

Cookies and web beacons. We may use cookies to collect the information described above. A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on the hard drive of your computer or device when you access this Website. We may also use cookies to: (1) provide you with customized content or offers on the Website; (2) monitor Website usage; (3) remember you when you return; and (4) conduct research to improve our content and services. You are free to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features on this Website or take full advantage of all of our offerings. Check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Collection Purposes, Use of Data

We use the data we collect for the following general purposes:

Interactive Features/Surveys

Our Website may provide interactive features (such as surveys) that allow you to disclose information directly to us. Your participation in such interactive features is completely voluntary and Irdeto assumes no obligations or responsibility with respect to the information you provide or share through such interactive features. To participate in these interactive features, we may require you to register with us and provide certain information such as your name, company name, email address, location, phone number, and desired display name (which may be viewable by other users of the interactive features). We may use the information you provide during the registration process for analytical and development purposes (such as to make product or service enhancements) and to enable you to use the interactive features and to manage your account. You may also be able to personalize our interactive features by voluntarily providing additional information such as your location, instant message contact information, web site address, occupation, and other information. Our interactive features may also allow you to upload an avatar or other graphical representation of yourself. If you voluntarily provide such additional information, it may be viewable by other users of the interactive features - so you should not provide information you do not want other users to see.

Where We Store and Process Data

Data collected for this Website is housed in the United States of America and the Netherlands. The Irdeto group of companies also has servers, contractors and employees around in world in various locations, including, without limitation, other parts of the United States of America and the European Economic Area.

Disclosures of Personally Identifiable Information

We are not in the business of selling or renting your information to telemarketers and do not share your personally identifiable information with others, except as follows: We may freely share your information within the Irdeto group of companies. We also share your information with agents and service providers who use the data only on our behalf. Portions of our Website may offer services or information specific to identified partners or customers (such as training services for customers) and in such cases, we may share your personal information and activities on our Website with the identified partners or customers for their business use. We may also share your information as required by law or in the interest of protecting or exercising our or others' legal rights, e.g., without limitation, in connection with requests from law enforcement officials and in connection with court proceedings. We may share or transfer your information in connection with a prospective or actual sale, merger, transfer or other reorganization of all or parts of our business. Also, we reserve the right to fully use and disclose any information collected via the Website that is not in personally identifiable form.


Transmissions over the Internet are never 100% secure or error-free. However, we take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. It is your responsibility to safeguard any password and User ID you use to access the Website and to notify us through if you ever suspect that this password or User ID has been compromised. You are solely responsible for any unauthorized use of the Website conducted via your password and User ID.

Irdeto Customer Care Portals

Irdeto customers typically access a Customer Care system, promoted on, when requesting technical assistance and other customer activities. These systems are database driven and require a user account to be accessed. The systems use the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol to ensure secure data transfer.

Career Section

Our Career Section is managed through a 3rd party vendor application. This application uses the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol to ensure secure data transfer. Irdeto doesn’t capture data itself other than temporary page request data, which is deleted immediately after the session ends. Most of the data captured through 3rd party systems is kept indefinitely. Temporary cookie data is deleted right after the session ends. Persistent cookies are stored on a user’s hard drive until it expires (approximately 4 months) or until the user deletes the cookie.


In connection with Irdeto 3rd party systems that utilize user profiles (Career Section, Irdeto Customer Care portals) allow the user to delete their profiles, change their information and passwords whenever they like.

In connection with promotions or other projects, we may ask you specifically whether you have objections against a certain kind of data use or sharing. If you opt-out under such circumstances, we will respect your decision. To opt-out of receiving further commercial email or to unsubscribe from services, please notify us through Please note that our affiliates and other data recipients have their own data privacy policies, which may differ from ours and you would have to contact them separately with respect to opt-out requests.

Links to other websites

Our Website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our Website, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this Policy. You should exercise caution and look at the Policy applicable to the website in question.

Children´s Privacy

This Website is intended for adults. We do not intentionally or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16 and we request that individuals under the age of 16 not submit any personal information on this Website.

Effective Date, Amendments

This Policy is effective as of April 8, 2013. We reserve the right to change this statement from time to time and in our sole discretion. We reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this statement at any time, but will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on the statement the date it was last updated. When you visit the site, you are accepting the current version of this Policy as posted on the Website at that time. We recommend that users revisit this Policy on occasion to learn of any changes.

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us with any comments, questions, complaints or suggestions you might have regarding the information practices described in this Policy by emailing us at, or write to us at:

Physical Address:
Irdeto B.V.
Taurus Avenue 105
2132 LS Hoofddorp
the Netherlands

Postal Address:
Irdeto B.V.
P.O Box 3047
2130 KA Hoofddorp
the Netherlands

Last revised: April 8, 2013