Northrop Grumman Newsletter Subscription Privacy Notice

Last Updated: 13 May 2021

Northrop Grumman Newsletter Subscription Privacy Notice

Northrop Grumman (“we”, “us”, “our”, “Northrop Grumman”) respects your concerns about privacy.  This Privacy Notice describes the information practices of Northrop Grumman with regard to the processing of your personal information to manage your newsletter subscription request.  It also describes the types of information we maintain, how we may use the information, how we secure it, with whom we may share it and the choices and rights available to you regarding our use of the information.

Information We Maintain

We collect certain information about you, including personal information that Northrop Grumman maintains including:

  • Email address
  • First Name
  • Last Name

The above information is required to carry out the businesses purposes described below in “How We Use The Information We Maintain.” While you are not obligated to provide personal contact information, failure to include this information will negate our ability to process your subscription request.

How We Use The Information We Maintain

We use the personal information we collect from you to:

  • Process your newsletter subscription request
  • Confirm your consent to customized online advertising

We process your newsletter subscription request and your marketing preferences under the legal basis of your consent. You can exercise your right to withdraw your consent at any time as indicated in the “Your Rights” section below.

Information We Share

We do not disclose personal information about you, except as described in this Privacy Notice. 

We share personal information with third parties who perform services on our behalf based on our instructions to support the performance of the above purposes. This includes service providers located in countries other than the country in which the personal information was collected.  For a list of relevant service providers, please see below:

Service ProvidersCountry of Processing
MailChimpUnited States
dentsu McGarryBowenUnited States

We use the Mail Chimp platform to collect your personal information and record your consent.

If you consent to Email, then we will process your newsletter subscription request to receive information directly from Northrop Grumman.

If you consent to Customized Online Advertising, we share your personal information with digital marketing company, dentsu McGarryBowen. Digital ads are presented to users whose login email address to social networks and Gmail accounts match the email provided at sign up for the Northrop Grumman newsletter. Customized ads are then presented to users when they log into their social network accounts, log into their Gmail accounts, or browse using Google Chrome.

We may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government entities, and (iii) in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual criminal offenses.  We also may transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or liquidation).

If you have any questions regarding the sharing of your personal information, please contact us as indicated in the “How to Contact Us” section below.

Your Rights

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. Subject to applicable law, you have the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of your personal information, or the restriction of our use of your personal information, or to object to such a use.  Subject to applicable law, you also have the right to receive, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, the personal information about you that you provided to us for the processing of your newsletter subscription, and to transmit this information to a third party organization. You can exercise these rights by contacting us as indicated in the “How to Contact Us” section below. In addition, you have the right to make a complaint with a data protection authority.

Data Transfers

If you are located in the EEA, the United Kingdom or Switzerland, your consent authorizes Northrop Grumman to transfer your personal information to countries outside of the EEA, the United Kingdom or Switzerland that have not been recognized by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection and may not offer the same level of data protection as the laws of your own country.

How We Protect Your Information

We maintain appropriate technical and organizational safeguards designed to protect your personal information against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.  We also require our service providers with whom we share your personal information (see the “Information We Share” section above) to do the same.

Data Retention

Your personal information will be retained as long as necessary to achieve the purposes described above in “How We Use The Information We Maintain”. It will typically be retained for the duration of your subscription until your consent is withdrawn, unless we (or our service provider(s)) have to retain the information for a longer period to be able to run regular blocking/deletion routines, to take into account the applicable statute of limitation period, or to comply with a legal retention obligation.

Updates To This Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice may be updated periodically to reflect changes in our privacy and data protection practices. 

How To Contact Us

If you would like to exercise your rights, or if you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Notice or the processing of personal information, please contact