Chipmonk Privacy Policy


Chipmonk respects the privacy of everyone. The following description outlines Chipmonk's policy regarding personally identifiable information and data (Personal Information) and applies to our website, present and future tools, email and social media. When you use these, you agree to this policy.

Chipmonk may collect information from you such as search history, IP address, device type, location, screen resolution, browser, operating system, access times and referring URL. If you create a Chipmonk account, we will also collect your email address, password, and other preference information you may provide us. If you give us personal information, you are telling us that the information is true, accurate, complete and current. You are also telling us that you have the authorization to provide it to us.

Chipmonk will collect your personal information when you provide it to us, when you search on Chipmonk or create a Chipmonk account. We also collect your personal information using tracking tools like cookies and beacons described below.

We use your Personal Information to provide our products and services to you; communicate with you about your use of our products and services; respond to your inquiries, and for other customer service purposes.

For marketing and promotional purposes, we may use your information to send you news and newsletters, special offers, and promotions, or to otherwise contact you about products or information we think may interest you. We also may use the information that we learn about you to assist us in advertising our products and services on third party websites. We may also share anonymous aggregated usage information with others.

Chipmonk may share your personal information with third parties for our legitimate business purposes as permitted by law but only when written agreements are in place to protect your privacy and not further disclose your information.

If Chipmonk itself (or part of its business) is sold or otherwise changes control, owners would have access to your personal information for the uses set out herein.

If you use our future BOM tool, we will not share your BOMs with any individual or organization, or publicly, without your prior written consent.

We may disclose personal information if required by law, for example to law enforcement or other authorities. This includes court orders, subpoenas and orders arising from legal processes, and administrative or criminal investigations. We may also disclose your personal information if the disclosure is necessary for the prevention, detection or prosecution of criminal acts or to prevent other damage, or in response to a legal action or to enforce our rights and claims.

Chipmonk stores your Personal Information on secure Rackspace cloud server and databases. Our cloud service provider may redistribute secure data within the Dallas Region in order to process it, but they are restricted from sending your information to third parties.

We have implemented commercially reasonable precautions including database server and port isolation, password protection, encryption, SSL to secure your data. Additionally we have internal process control restrictions, including training and limited access for Chipmonk personnel. Please be aware that despite our best efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security.

You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password, phone, and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and password private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.

Chipmonk uses cookies and other tracking mechanisms to track information about your use of our website and current and future tools. We may combine this information with other personal information we collect from you.

We may also engage third parties to track and analyze data related to Chipmonk traffic and utilization. We use the data collected by such third parties to help us administer and improve the quality of the Properties, to analyze usage of the Properties, and to serve relevant ads. Such third parties may combine the information that we provide about you with other information that they have collected. Chipmonk may also use automated devices and applications, such as Google Analytics, to evaluate usage of our Properties. We also may use other analytic means to evaluate our products and services. We use these tools to help us improve our products and services, performance and user experiences. We do not share your Personal Information with these third parties.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your computer from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Visitors to our Properties who disable cookies will be able to browse certain areas of the Properties, but some features may not function.

If you click through to third party distributors, manufacturers or other links provided on our website, then Chipmonkā€™s privacy policy no longer applies and is replaced by the policy of the referred to website.

Chipmonk does not knowingly collect any information from minors. If we become aware that a minor is attempting to submit personal information, we will remove this information from our records immediately. If you are the parent/legal guardian of a minor who has given us personal information, please contact us so we can delete it.

We may modify this Privacy Policy at any time and without prior notice. We will notify you of material changes to how we use your personal information prior to implementing them. We may notify you about such a material change by email or prominent notice on our website. By using our services after we post these changes, you indicate you accept them.

You may modify personal information that you have submitted by logging into your account and updating your Personal Information. Please note that copies of information that you have updated, modified or deleted may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the website for a period of time. You may also contact us with any questions about or requests to modify your Personal Information at support@chipez.com.

Every marketing email has an opt-out URL and you can unsubscribe from such communication at any time. You cannot unsubscribe from servicing emails and administrative messages that are considered part of your account membership, unless you cancel your membership. If you would like to change or express concerns about how we communicate with you please send us an email at support@chipez.com.