Wind River Terms and Conditions

Privacy and Security

Privacy Statement for

Wind River® Systems, Inc. ("Wind River") has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website:

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website. Your IP address is used to gather broad demographic information. We use cookies to save your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our support website.

Our site's registration forms require users to give us contact information (such as their name, mailing address, and email address). By providing your contact information, you have authorized Wind River to contact you via telephone and email with information about Wind River products, events, and updates. For more information, please review the Wind River Terms of Use and Privacy Notice. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below. We also gather specific technical information about the user's development environment to better understand the needs of our customers.

This site contains links to other sites. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.


The user can submit feedback via Any feedback that is submitted through this area becomes the property of Wind River. We may use this feedback, such as success stories, for marketing purposes, or to contact you for further feedback on the site.


We give you the option of putting your resume in our database through our career site. By placing your resume in our database, your resume will be searchable by all Wind River Support Network users and Wind River Partners. We use our best efforts to grant access to this database only to said users and partners. However, we are not responsible if some other third party gains access to the database, and, subsequently, your resume. You may remove your resume from our searchable database at any time. However, individuals who have access to the database may have retained a copy of your resume in their own files or databases. We are not responsible for the retention, use, or privacy of resumes in these instances.

Our site uses an order form for users to request information, products, and services. We collect users' contact information (such as name, mailing address, and email address). Contact information from the order form is used to send orders and information about our company to our customers. The user's contact information is also used to get in touch with the user when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.

We run contests on our site in which we ask users for contact information (such as their email address). We use contact data from our contests to send users information about our company. The user's contact information is also used to contact the user when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.

Public Forums

This site makes news groups available to its users at news://comp.os.vxworks/ and Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.


Wind River uses industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information, such as firewalls and Secure Socket Layers. However, "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet.

We cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. By way of example (without limiting the foregoing), we may be forced to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Further, we can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate. Therefore, although we use industry standard practices to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personally identifiable information or private communications will remain private.


Wind River may save information regarding your visit to our website in the form of a cookie to allow the following:

  • A personalized browsing experience
  • Better tracking of usage of our website in order to improve the content of our website

We collect only the domain name of visitors to our web pages, aggregate information on what pages users access, and information volunteered by the user, such as information provided for a survey, registration, or contest form. We do not collect email addresses of unregistered visitors.

A cookie is a small piece of information that is written to and read from your hard drive by your browser at the request of our Web pages. Information stored in cookies is not accessible to web pages from other websites. Cookies themselves cannot retrieve any information about you or your computer's configuration. Other than the small amount of disk space used to store a cookie, they are harmless.

You may choose to reject cookies either outright, or on a case-by-case basis by using the Preferences (Netscape) or Internet Options (MSIE) option in your browser.


Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request information about the user.

This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database in order to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service:

  • You can send email to
  • You can send mail to the postal address at the bottom of this page.


This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided:

  • You can send email to
  • You can send mail to the postal address at the bottom of this page.


Q1: How can I quit a registration wizard before finishing, and what happens to the information I've already typed in?
A: If you begin a registration form, then decide you don't want to finish it, just click the cancel button on the bottom of the page. You will be delivered to the entry page of the profile center. None of the information entered on the page where you quit the wizard will be saved.

Q2: Do I have to answer all of the questions presented in a form?
A: You do not have to answer all of the questions in the wizard—only those items marked with the required symbol (*), or indicated in red. Answers to other questions help us better understand who you are so that we can tailor our future products, website updates, and programs (should you choose to participate) to better meet your needs.

Forward Looking Statements

Forward looking statements are remarks made by Wind River Systems and partners, customers, or investors of Wind River about Wind River business. Actual results or outcomes could differ materially from those contemplated by the forward looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, fluctuations in the market price of the company's common stock, other factors described in the company's most recent Form 10-K, and other periodic filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Wind River undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact:

Wind River Systems, Inc.
500 Wind River Way
Alameda, CA 94501