Privacy Policy

This is the website of Mellanox Technologies, Inc., a California corporation headquartered in Sunnyvale, California (collectively with its parent company and all subsidiaries, “Mellanox”).  Your privacy is very important to us.  The purpose of this privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) is to inform you about our policies and practices regarding the collection and use of information from visitors to this website and Mellanox’s mobile applications (collectively, the “Website”).   By accessing or using the Website, you agree to all of the terms and conditions set forth in this Privacy Policy.  You also agree to our separate Terms of Use for use of the Website: [insert web link].   Collection of Information The Website automatically collects certain data that is not personally-identifiable; this may include your IP address, the URL you accessed immediately before reaching the Website, the time and date of your visit, where you went on this Website, your browser type and language, your operating system, your type of computer or mobile device, your mobile carrier, and the URL you accessed next after you left the Website.  This information is analyzed to help us better serve users by better understanding our audience, business, customers, sales, traffic patterns, performance and related website information, and to improve the Website, and our products and services. We do not collect any personally-identifiable information about you through the Website except when you specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis.  For example, if you choose to contact us through the Website or are granted access to a portion of the Website using your username and password, we will collect your contact information.  We also may ask you to provide the following information, which may be personally identifiable: your name; phone number; title and/or role; company name; company URL; mailing address and shipping address; email address; the country and region in which you reside; and/or the purpose of contacting us. We may maintain a database of this information for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy.  Registered Accounts:  When you create an account with the Website through the Community, Academy, PartnerFirst, or MyMellanox portions of the Website, you will be asked to create a username.  Your username, any photo you submit to be displayed in connection with your account, and any information you enter into the fields indicated for public display may be displayed publicly on the Website.  You can customize some of the information displayed publicly in your profile by going to your account and profile settings. You may update or change your account information through your account settings accessible using the profile page for the applicable portion of the Website.  The profile page for the Community portion of the Website may be accessed at  You should be aware that your information may continue to be viewable by others after you close your account, such as on cached pages on Internet search engines.  Mellanox is not responsible for any consequences which may occur from the third-party use of information that a user chooses to submit to public pages.  If you do not wish for others to view or access this information, please do not provide it to Mellanox or post it on the Website.  If you feel that an unauthorized account has been created depicting you or your likeness, please contact us through the form at Transactional Information:  All transactions though the Website are processed through PayPal, Inc.  If you purchase services from the Website, PayPal may collect certain additional information to process your request, such as your credit card or bank account information.  For more information on PayPal’s privacy policy, please refer to  Transactions made through the Mellanox Store ( are processed by PureWRX, a third party with its own policies, including a separate privacy policy and terms and conditions.  For more information on PureWRX Inc.’s privacy policy, please refer to Since access to certain Mellanox webpages requires a username and password, we recommend that you do not divulge your username and password to anyone and follow safe practices to help prevent this information from falling into unauthorized hands. Use of Information We may use information we collect about you (whether personally-identifiable or not personally-identifiable) to: In addition, please note about the following about how we use the information we collect:   Information Received From Third-Party Sources We may obtain information from third-party sources regarding you or the company you identify in your account information.  The information obtained by these third parties is from publicly available sources—or other sources where Mellanox understands that you have given your permission to share your information. This information is used to inform and support Mellanox’s marketing and sales efforts.  The Mellanox sales team may contact you based on this information to gauge your company’s interest in certain of Mellanox’s products and services.  You may opt-out of those communications at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link provided in the email, by sending a request using the form at, or by updating your privacy and communication preferences by accessing your profile page for the applicable portion of the Website. Sharing Your Information We may share the information we collect about you with third parties in connection with your use of the Website.  We will not rent, sell, transfer, share or disclose personal information about you with unaffiliated third parties without your prior written consent, except to provide products or services that you have requested or under the following circumstances:           Although Mellanox works with certain third-party service providers and business partners to offer you certain services, Mellanox does not control and is not responsible for websites run by those third parties or personal information collected by those third parties independent from this Website.  These third-party service providers—including PureWRX Inc., which operates the online store at—may collect information from you when you engage in services powered by those third parties or otherwise leave this Website and enter a third-party website.  We encourage you to read the privacy policies of such third-party service providers and websites to learn more about the information such third parties collect from you and how they use and share that information. Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies We, and third parties we interact with, including our third-party service providers, may use cookies, web beacons, local shared objects (sometimes called “flash cookies”), and similar technology in connection with your use of the Website and third-party websites (collectively referred to in this policy as “Cookies”).  Cookies are small data files that may have unique identifiers, and reside, among other places, on your computer or mobile device, in emails we send to you, and on our Website. We may use Cookies to collect information about you and your use of the Website, such as your browser type, search preferences, data relating to content that has been displayed to you or that you have clicked on, and the date and time of your use.  When we use Cookies, we do so in order to further improve Website features and processes, provide authentication and security for your transactions on the Website, store your preferences, facilitate relevant advertising and product offers, and help us learn more about how users engage with the Website.  Our Cookies may be persistent or stored only during an individual session. Mellanox also uses third-party service providers to help us provide certain products and services or to integrate other features.  These third-party service providers may collect information when you view or use them, including information about you and your device or browser. They may do this using Cookies or similar technologies.  These third-party service providers also may use Cookies or similar technologies to help share information with us, like how you use their website or application. To learn more about the information they collect or receive, review their privacy policies. It may be possible to disable Cookies through your device or browser settings.  The method for disabling cookies may vary by device and browser but can usually be found in preferences or security settings.  Disabling cookies may, however, affect your ability to use the Applications. Where applicable, the Website may offer you the choice to opt out of use of Cookies on the Website.  Certain services and portions of the Website may require Cookies and you may not be able to access those services or portions of the Website if you opt out of use of Cookies. California Do Not Track Disclosure Please note we do not change system behavior within the Website in response to browser requests not to be tracked. Accuracy, Access, Termination, and Retention If any of your personally-identifiable information changes or if you want to review the information Mellanox has stored in your profile, you can review and update your profile by accessing the profile page for the applicable portion of the Website.  You can also update your account by submitting a request through the form at You can close your account at any time by submitting a request through the form at When you close your account, your public profile will be deactivated.  However, unless prohibited by applicable law, postings or comments associated with your public profile prior to closing your account will remain accessible.   We retain information about you for as long as it is necessary and relevant for Mellanox’s operations and those uses identified in this Privacy Policy.  The information we retain will be handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy unless prohibited by law. Data Security We maintain data handling and storage practices and procedures designed to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of customer information. We have security measures implemented in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at the Website.  While we use reasonable efforts to safeguard the security of your personal information, transmissions made on or through the Internet are vulnerable to attack and cannot be guaranteed to be secure.  In addition, submissions made via email are not protected by SSL (Secured Sockets Layer) technology and are vulnerable to interception during transmission. Nevertheless, when disclosing any personal information via the Internet, there is always the risk that your information may be intercepted without our consent and, consequently, can be collected and used by others without your consent.  In addition, third-party sites that are accessed through links on our sites have separate privacy policies and security measures, and Mellanox is not responsible or liable for the practices, policies or security measures implemented on these third-party sites.  You hereby acknowledge that Mellanox is not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the Internet, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorized manner. If we learn of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps.  We may post a notice through the Website if a security breach occurs.  Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing.  To receive a free written notice of a security breach you should notify us using the form at Your Choices You may, of course, decline to share certain personal information with us, in which case we may not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality of the Website.  You have certain choices about how to control your personal information, including publicly displayed profile information and communications settings.  These choices are described throughout this privacy policy and in your privacy profile settings, accessible through your profile page for the applicable portion of the Website. International Users - Applicable Law We collect, process, store, disclose and dispose of personal information that you submit to us in accordance with applicable laws.  Please note that the personal information you submit to our website will be transferred to the United States to be processed by us in order to provide this Website and its services to you or for such other purposes as set forth in this Privacy Policy.  If you are not a resident of the United States, you acknowledge and agree that we may collect and use your personal information, as discussed in this Privacy Policy, outside your resident jurisdiction.  In addition, we may store such personal information in the United States, outside your resident jurisdiction.  In particular, you are advised that the United States uses a sectoral model of privacy protection that relies on a mix of legislation, governmental regulation and self-regulation.  Please be aware that United States law may offer different levels of protection for personal information than may be available in your country. California Privacy Rights Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California residents can request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship:  (a) a list of the categories of personal information and the type of services provided to the customer, that a business has disclosed to third parties (including affiliates that are separate legal entities) during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes and (b) the names and addresses of all such third parties.  To make such a request from us, if entitled, please submit a written request to: Attn: Legal Department Mellanox Technologies, Inc. 350 Oakmead Parkway, Suite 100 Sunnyvale, CA 94085 We will respond to such properly addressed written requests.  Please note that we are only required to respond to each customer once per calendar year. Changes to this Privacy Policy We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time without notice.  All amended terms shall automatically be effective as soon as they are posted on the Website.  Please review this Privacy Policy often to review any changes that may affect your use of the Website and how your information is used.  Your continued use of the Website indicates your assent to any changes to this Privacy Policy.   Mellanox shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to change, suspend or discontinue this Website or any aspect of this Website, generally or with respect to you, at any time, including hours of operation and availability of any Website feature, database, or content without notice and without liability to you or any third party. No Use by Children Under 18 Children (persons under the age of 18) are not eligible to use this Website unsupervised, and we ask that children do not submit any personal information to us.  If you are under the age of 18, you may only use this Website in conjunction with and under the supervision of your parents or guardians.  noIf we learn that personally identifiable information has been collected on the Website from persons under 18 years of age and without verifiable parental consent, then we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.  If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under 18 years has obtained an account on the Website, then you may alert us using the form at and request that we delete that child’s personally identifiable information from our systems. Notice to California Users Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, users of electronic commercial services are entitled to the following specific consumer rights notice:  The Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs may be contacted in writing at 1625 N. Market Blvd., Suite S-202, Sacramento, California 95834, or by telephone at (800) 952-5210. Contact Us If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us using the form at This Website is operated by: Mellanox Technologies, Inc. 350 Oakmead Parkway, Suite 100 Sunnyvale, CA 94085 Copyright © 1999 - 2018 by Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.  All rights reserved.