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Cabot Microelectronics Corporation Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our website. Cabot Microelectronics Corporation ("CMC", "our" or "we") is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy outlines the type of personally identifiable information we collect and how we use and protect that information. This Policy also describes the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. Please read this Privacy Policy before using this site or submitting any personally identifiable information.

I. General

A. Collection of Information

You may be asked to provide personally identifiable information in order to use certain portions of CMC's Website. This information may include your name, address, telephone number, company, e-mail address and other information. If you do not want to provide CMC with any personally identifiable information, you should cease using that portion of the CMC Website. If you request or submit information to us by completing the contact information or registering for specific service notifications, we may save your e-mail address as well as any other information you may provide. We use your personally identifiable information to provide you with the information or content that you have requested, and this information is only used to fulfill your specific request. When you provide us with personally identifiable information, you are authorizing us to use that information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

B. Cookies/Tracking Technology

"Cookies" are small files or pieces of information that are stored by your web browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. The use of cookies is an industry standard and this website may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Personally identifiable information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Additional information provided to us by the use of cookies is anonymous information about your computer, such as your IP address, the type of internet browser you are using and the type of computer operating system you are using. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can revise your setting to refuse cookies from this website or alert you when cookies are being sent. Should you decide not to accept cookies your experience with the Site may be affected.

C. Distribution of Information

Except as described in this Privacy Policy, we will not disclose your personally identifiable information to any non-affiliated third party without your consent. CMC will use the personally identifiable information directly submitted by you for the purpose for which you have provided it. We may share information with governmental agencies or companies assisting us in fraud protection or investigation. We may also share information you provide when: (1) authorized or required by law; (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place; or (4) in the event of a transfer of ownership and/or assets. CMC may share your personally identifiable information with any CMC corporation in the United States, with any CMC subsidiaries and/or affiliates worldwide, or with third parties authorized by CMC.

D. Security of the Information We Collect

CMC maintains procedural, physical and electronic safeguards to secure your personally identifiable information and to prevent any loss, misuse, disclosure, unauthorized access or modification of your personally identifiable information. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors who need to know that information shall have access and such individuals will not be authorized to use such information other than for its intended use.

E. Governing Law

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of the State of Illinois. Please note that the laws and regulations in other countries may impose different or conflicting requirements on internet and data protection.

F. Accessing Your Information

You control your personally identifiable information that you voluntarily provide to CMC and can manage and update that information by using one of the following methods: contacting CMC via e-mail through the Contact Us section of CMC's website or by sending a letter with your request to the contact address listed below. You can access and update any personally identifiable information that you provided to us for investor E-mail alerts and job opening submissions. If you no longer wish to receive press releases or any other type of information from us, you may send us an email through our "Contact Us" link or use our E-mail Alert form to change your preferences.

G. Consent to Transfer

This website is operated in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our website, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.

H. Children and Personally Identifiable Information

This site is not directed at children and we request that children do not provide personally identifiable information through this site and that parents supervise their children while online.

I. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

CMC reserves the right to make any changes to this Privacy Policy. Any material changes to this policy will be posted. We encourage you to visit this page regularly as your continued use of this site following any changes to this Privacy Policy will be deemed your acceptance of such changes.

J. Contact Information

You can contact CMC by completing the "Contact Us" information on our website or sending a letter to the mailing address listed below. Please include your contact information, your detailed question, request, concern or comment.

Cabot Microelectronics Corporation

870 N. Commons Drive

Aurora, IL 60504

Attn: Legal Department

K. Applicable Websites

Through CMC's website you may link to other web pages and websites operated by CMC and its subsidiaries, and related companies. It may be that not every CMC Site has adopted this policy. Individual CMC Sites may adopt different privacy policies that fit the purposes of that CMC Site.

If a CMC Site has its own privacy policy, the provisions of that policy will control if it conflicts with this general policy.

II. Worldwide Customer, Investors and Employees

A. Collection of Information

In order to access some CMC services, you will be asked to provide personally identifiable information such as name, address, phone numbers, e-mail address and social security number in order to create a user name and password sign in. Such information requested for the registration includes any number that may be used, alone or in conjunction with any other information that would identify a specific employee, customer or investor.

B. Uses of Information

Authorized uses of personally identifiable information within CMC are limited to those which (1) are necessary to meet legal requirements; (2) facilitate access to services, transactions, facilities and information; or (3) support efficient employee, customer and investor processes. Access to personally identifiable information is limited to those individuals who shall only need the information in order to complete their job function, a legally authorized government entity or representative, or other circumstances in which CMC is legally compelled to provide access to personal identifiable information. By providing your personally identifiable information, you agree that we may use it for recruitment purposes to include transferring the data to other countries, and to other third party companies authorized to perform certain services for CMC applicable to the recruitment process. These third party companies may have access to your personally identifiable information only if it is needed to perform their services for CMC, and they are not authorized by us to use your information in any way other than the intended use. You should be aware that you will be directed to other sites that are beyond our control and that you should check the link site and review the privacy policy. You can access and update any personally identifiable information that you provide to us by contacting us through CMC's website.

C. Security of Customer, Investor and Employee Information

We are committed to protecting the information you provide to us. CMC shall be responsible for reviewing and monitoring internal procedures, reports and other documents to assure that appropriate safeguards are in place when it comes to the security of employee and customer personally identifiable information. CMC also expects that each employee, customer and investor shall also take responsibility when it comes to making their personally identifiable information available to others. Employees and customers should especially not give access to their user names and passwords to unauthorized individuals. If a password is used to help protect your accounts and personal information, it is your responsibility to keep your password confidential. Do not share this information with anyone. If you are sharing a computer with anyone you should always log out before leaving a site or service to protect access to your information from subsequent users.

D. Social Security Numbers

CMC will collect Social Security numbers in instances where that number is required by law for reporting or other uses. This will include any employee who receives payment from CMC or is enrolled in any of its offered benefits. Social Security numbers are always considered confidential and therefore subject to the access restrictions as stated above.

E. Investor Contact Information

General investor inquiries:

Cabot Microelectronics Corporation

Investor Relations

870 N. Commons Drive

Aurora IL 60504

630-499-2600

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Stock transfer agent and registrar inquiries:

Computershare Trust Company, N.A.

P.O. Box 43078

Providence, RI 02940-3078

781-575-3400

www.computershare.com

III. Worldwide Applicants and Employees

A. Collection of Information

All personally identifiable information you voluntarily submit to CMC when applying for a position via its website is subject to CMC's Privacy Policy. The type of personally identifiable information collected via CMC's website relates to CMC's employment opportunities and includes, without limitation, personally identifiable information such as your name, address, phone numbers, social security numbers, employment history, education, skills and job preferences.

B. Resume Information

By applying for a position through this website, you are submitting your resume information to CMC, you agree that we may use such information for recruitment purposes to include transferring the data to other countries, and to other third party companies authorized to perform certain services for CMC applicable to the recruitment process. These third party companies may have access to your personally identifiable information only if it is needed to perform services for CMC, and they are not authorized by us to use your information in any way other than the intended use. You should be aware that you will be directed to other sites that are beyond our control and that you should check the link site and review its privacy policy. You can access and update any personally identifiable information that you provide to us for any job opening submissions in the Career Section of CMC's website.

C. Security of Applicant Information

In order to comply with various country requirements in applicant data recording, resumes may be retained indefinitely. You are responsible for any of the information provided or made available by you to CMC, and you must ensure it is honest, truthful, accurate and not misleading in any way. You must ensure that the information provided does not contain material that is obscene, defamatory, or infringing on any rights of any third party; does not contain malicious code; and is not otherwise legally actionable. Furthermore, if you provide any information concerning any other person, such as individuals you provide as references, you are responsible for providing any notices and obtaining any consents necessary for CMC to collect and use that information as described in this policy. During the course of business, we may use third party service providers to assist us in operating our business and since these third parties will use your information in accordance with their own privacy practices, you should check their website for information regarding their privacy policies.

D. Users Outside the United States

By submitting your resume for a position opening on CMC's website, you are agreeing to the export of your information to the United States for processing.

 

Last updated January 2011

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