Effective Date: January 29, 2021.
Introduction and Scope
Your California Privacy Rights
1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
A. Information about You that You Provide.
KMC, and/or its Service Providers (defined below), may collect information you provide directly to KMC and/or its Service Providers via the Service. For example, KMC collects information when you use or register for the Service, subscribe to notifications, post on the Service, participate in promotional activities, or communicate or transact through the Service. In addition, when you interact with Third-Party Services (defined below), you may provide information to those third parties. For more information on Third-Party Services’ data collection and practices click here. For more information on Service Provider data collection and practices click here.
Information KMC, its Service Providers, and/or Third-Party Services collect may include: your first and last name, e-mail address, phone number, IP address, shipping address, subscriber or user name and password, gender, age, zip code, interests, recent and upcoming purchases, and full payment account number (“Personally Identifiable Information” or “PII”). If you participate in the Kawasaki Sales Rewards or Contingency Rewards Programs, Social Security Number may also be collected to comply with applicable law.
The methods that may be used on the Service to collect Usage Information include:
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s device, that may function as session ID or tracking cookies. Session cookies make it easier for you to navigate the Service and expire when you close your browser. Tracking cookies remain longer and help in understanding how you use the Service and enhance your user experience. Cookies may remain on your hard drive for an extended period of time. If you use your browser’s method of blocking or removing cookies, some but not all types of cookies may be deleted and/or blocked, and as a result some features and functionalities of the Service may not work. A Flash cookie (or locally shared object) is a data file which may be placed on a device via the Adobe Flash plug-in that may be built-in to or downloaded by you to your device. HTML5 cookies can be programmed through HTML5 local storage. Flash cookies and HTML5 cookies are locally stored on your device other than in the browser and browser settings won’t control them. To identify certain types of local shared objects on your device and adjust your settings, please visit here. The Service may associate some or all of these types of cookies with your devices.
Web beacons are small graphic images, also known as “Internet tags” or “clear gifs,” embedded in web pages and e-mail messages. Web beacons may be used, without limitation, to count the number of visitors to the Service, to monitor how users navigate the Service, and to count content views.
An embedded script is programming code designed to collect information about your interactions with the Service. It is temporarily downloaded onto your computer from KMC’s web server, or from a third party with whom KMC works, and is active only while you are connected to the Service and deleted or deactivated thereafter.
Global Positioning System ("GPS") software, geo-filtering, and other location-aware technologies locate you (sometimes precisely), or make assumptions about your location, for purposes like verifying your location and delivering or restricting content based on your location. If you have enabled GPS or use other location-based features on the Service, your device location may be tracked by us and third parties. Our store finder feature may access and use information about your location, or your account information, to suggest appropriate store locations. Our Service content may be personalized based on various information we may have about you to try to provide you with more location-relevant content.
Technologies, including application of statistical probability to data sets, as well as linking a common unique identifier to different device use (e.g., a Facebook ID), which attempt to recognize or make assumptions about users and devices (e.g., that a user of multiple devices is the same user or household) (“Cross-device Data”).
There are a variety of Tracking Technologies that may be included in mobile applications, and unlike cookies, these are not browser-based and cannot be controlled by browser settings. Some use device identifiers or other identifiers such as “Ad IDs,” or may use “SDKs” to associate app user activity to a particular app and to track user activity across apps. SDKs are blocks of code that may be installed in our mobile application by third-party companies with whom we work. SDKs help us understand how you interact with our mobile applications and collect certain information about the device and network you use to access our applications, such as the advertising identifier associated with your device and information about how you interact with our application.
Technologies that monitor and may record certain of your interactions with the Service, and/or collect and analyze information from your device, such as, without limitation, your operating system, plug-ins, system fonts, and other data, for purposes such as identification, security, fraud prevention, troubleshooting, tracking and/or improving the Services and customizing or optimizing your experience on the Services.
Some information about your use of the Service and certain third-party services may be collected using Tracking Technologies across time and services and used by KMC and third parties for purposes that include delivering relevant ads and/or other content to you on the Service and certain third-party services. See Section 10 regarding certain choices regarding these activities.
C. Information KMC Collects From Other Sources. KMC may also obtain information about you from other sources, including Service Providers and Third-Party Services. KMC is not responsible or liable for the accuracy of the information provided by third parties or for third party policies or practices.
2. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE OBTAIN.
3. Information We Disclose to Third Parties.
KMC may diclose Personally Identifiable Information to third parties or KMC's affiliates ("Affilliates") as follows:
In addition, KMC may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information in connection with or during negotiations of any proposed or actual financing of our business, or merger, purchase, sale, joint venture, or any other type of acquisition or business combination of all or any portion of KMC assets, or transfer of all or a portion of KMC’s business to another company, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding (“Corporate Transactions”).
4. Sweepstakes, Contests, and Promotions.
5. Third-Party Content, Third-Party Services, Advertising, and Analytics.
The Service may include hyperlinks to, or include on or in connection with, the Service (e.g., apps, plug-ins, application programming interfaces (“APIs”), and software development kits (“SDKs”)), websites, locations, platforms, applications or services operated by third parties (“Third-Party Service(s)”). Third parties may use their own cookies, web beacons, and other Tracking Technology to collect information about you and use that information to provide measurement services, and target and deliver ads.
If you post information on a third-party service that references the Service (e.g., by using a hashtag associated with KMC or Affiliates in a tweet or status update), your post may be used on or in connection with the Service or otherwise by KMC and Affiliates. KMC and the third party may have access to certain information about you and your use of the Service and any Third-Party Service.
KMC may engage and work with Service Providers and other third parties to serve advertisements on the Service and/or on third-party services. Some of these ads may be tailored to your interest based on your browsing of the Service and elsewhere on the Internet, which may include use of precise location and/or Cross-device Data, sometimes referred to as “interest-based advertising” and “online behavioral advertising” (“Interest-based Advertising”), which may include sending you an ad on a third-party service after you have left the Service (i.e., “retargeting”).
7. Data Security and Monitoring.
KMC takes reasonable measures to protect PII from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Nevertheless, transmission via the Internet and online digital storage are not completely secure and KMC does not guarantee the security of your information collected through the Service.
7. International Transfer.
8. Children’s Privacy.
KMC does not intend to collect personal information as defined by the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) (“Children’s Personal Information”) in a manner that is not permitted by COPPA, and for any children’s or mixed use portions of the Service (if any) KMC will comply with COPPA. If we obtain knowledge that we have collected Children’s Personal Information in a manner not permitted by COPPA, we will remove such data to the extent required by COPPA.
9. Accessing and Changing Information.
KMC may provide web pages or other mechanisms allowing you to delete, correct, or update some of your PII, and potentially certain other information about you (e.g., profile and account information). KMC will make good faith efforts to make requested changes in KMC’s then-active databases as soon as practicable, but it is not always possible to completely change, remove, or delete all of your information or public postings from KMC’s databases and residual and/or cached data may remain archived thereafter. Further, we reserve the right to retain data (a) as required by applicable law; and (b) for so long as reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes for which the data is retained except to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
10. Choices: Tracking and Communications Options.
A. Tracking Technologies Generally. Regular cookies may generally be disabled or removed by tools available as part of most commercial browsers, and in some instances blocked in the future by selecting certain settings. Browsers offer different functionalities and options, so you may need to set them separately. Also, tools from commercial browsers may not be effective with regard to Flash cookies (also known as locally shared objects), HTML5 cookies, or other Tracking Technologies. For information on disabling Flash cookies, go to Adobe’s website here. Please be aware that if you disable or remove these technologies, some parts of the Service may not work and that when you revisit the Service your ability to limit browser-based Tracking Technologies is subject to your browser settings and limitations.
Some App-related Tracking Technologies in connection with non-browser usage (e.g., most functionality of a mobile app) can only be disabled by uninstalling the app. To uninstall an app, follow the instructions from your operating system or handset manufacturer. Apple and Google mobile device settings have settings to limit ad tracking, and other tracking, but these may not be completely effective.
Your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmit a “Do Not Track” signal to online services you visit. Note, however, there is no consensus among industry participants as to what “Do Not Track” means in this context. Like many online services, KMC currently does not alter KMC’s practices when KMC receives a “Do Not Track” signal from a visitor’s browser. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” you can visit here, but KMC is not responsible for the completeness or accuracy of this third-party information. Some third parties, however, may offer you choices regarding their Tracking Technologies. One way to potentially identify cookies on our web site is to add the free Ghostery plug-in to your browser here, which according to Ghostery will display traditional, browser-based cookies associated with the web sites (but not mobile apps) you visit and privacy and opt-out policies and options of the parties operating those cookies. KMC is not responsible for the completeness or accuracy of this tool or third-party choice notices or mechanisms. For specific information on some of the choice options offered by third-party analytics and advertising providers, see the next section.
You may choose whether to receive some Interest-based Advertising by submitting opt-outs. Some of the advertisers and Service Providers that perform advertising-related services for us and third parties may participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (“DAA”) Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising. To learn more about how you can exercise certain choices regarding Interest-based Advertising, including use of Cross-device Data for serving ads, visit here and here for information on the DAA’s opt-out program specifically for mobile apps (including use of precise location for third party ads). Some of these companies may also be members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”). To learn more about the NAI and your opt-out options for their members, see here. Please be aware that, even if you are able to opt out of certain kinds of Interest-based Advertising, you may continue to receive other types of ads. Opting out only means that those selected members should no longer deliver certain Interest-based Advertising to you but does not mean you will no longer receive any targeted content and/or ads (e.g., from other ad networks). Also, if your browsers are configured to reject cookies when you visit these opt-out webpages, or you subsequently erase your cookies, use a different device or web browser or use a non-browser-based method of access (e.g.,mobile apps), your NAI / DAA browser-based opt-out may not, or may no longer, be effective. KMC supports the ad industry’s Self-regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising and expects that ad networks KMC directly engages to serve you Interest-based Advertising will do so as well, though KMC cannot guaranty their compliance. KMC is not responsible for effectiveness of, or compliance with, any third-parties’ opt-out options or programs or the accuracy of their statements regarding their programs.
In addition, we may serve ads on third-party services that are targeted to reach people on those services that are also identified on one of more of our databases (“Matched List Ads”). This is done by using Tracking Technologies or by matching common factors between our databases and the databases of the Third-Party Services. For instance, we may use such ad services offered by Facebook or Twitter and other Third-Party Services. We are not responsible for these Third-Party Services, including without limitation their security of the data. If we use Facebook to serve Matched List Ads on Facebook services, you should be able to hover over the box in the right corner of such a Facebook ad, or go to your account settings, and find out what options Facebook offers you to control such ads. If we use Twitter Matched List Ads, you should be able to review your ad options in account settings on Twitter. We are not responsible for such third parties’ failure to comply with your or our opt-out instructions, they may not give us notice of opt-outs to our ads that you give to them, and they may change their options without notice to us or you.
C. Mobile Apps. With respect to KMC’s mobile applications (“apps”), you can stop all collection of data generated by use of the app by uninstalling the app. Also, you may exercise specific privacy choices, such as enabling or disabling certain features (e.g., location-based services, push notifications, etc.), by adjusting the permissions in your mobile device and/or the app’s settings. Beware that if GPS precise location services are disabled, other means of establishing or estimating location (e.g., connecting to or proximity to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, beacons, or our networks) may persist. To learn more about how you can control location permissions using your mobile device’s operating system settings, please visit the following links depending on which device you use:
D. Communications. You can opt out of receiving certain promotional communications (emails or text messaging) from KMC at any time by (i) for promotional e-mails, following the instructions provided in emails to click on the unsubscribe link, or if available, by changing your communication preferences by logging onto your account; and (ii) for app push notifications, turning off push notifications on the settings of your device and/or the app, as applicable. Please note that your opt-out is limited to the e-mail address or phone number used and will not affect subsequent subscriptions. If you opt-out of only certain communications, other subscription communications may continue. Even if you opt out of receiving promotional communications, KMC may, subject to applicable law, continue to send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account, transactions, servicing, or KMC’s ongoing business relations.
Cross-Device Data. To learn more about how you can exercise certain choices regarding Cross-device data for Interest-based Advertising, see the prior section regarding the DAA’s Interest-based Advertising choices.
11. State Notices.
A. Nevada Residents. Nevada “consumers” have the right to instruct us not to “sell” “covered information” as those terms are defined by Chapter 603A of the Nevada Revised Statutes. Although we do not currently “sell” “covered information” of Nevada “consumers” as those terms are defined under that law, you may contact us here and provide your name, Nevada resident address, and email address to be verified and exercise your opt-out rights in the event we do sell covered information under that law in the future. If you change your email address or other contact information, contact us in the same manner to update your contact information to help facilitate your opt-out. Changing your contact information elsewhere (e.g., informational requests, account information, etc.) will not update your Nevada opt-out information and we will only use the information provided to our opt-out program for managing opt-outs. It is your responsibility to keep your opt-out information current. If after opting-out you direct us to share you covered information with others, we will do so regarding of your prior opt-out.
B. Your California Privacy Rights. Residents of California have additional rights explained here.
C. Connecticut Privacy Notice. Connecticut law requires any person or entity that collects Social Security numbers from Connecticut residents in the course of business to create a privacy protection policy and to publish or display it publicly. It is our policy to protect the confidentiality of Social Security numbers in our possession from misuse and improper disclosure by maintaining and enforcing policies and physical and electronic safeguards against misuse and improper disclosure. Unlawful disclosure of Social Security numbers is prohibited, and access to them is limited to personnel who need access to such information in order to perform their job functions.
D. Privacy Notice for Residents of Additional U.S. States. This section provides additional information for residents of Colorado and Virginia (each a “Covered State”), including how to exercise the rights available under Covered State privacy laws. Capitalized terms defined in Covered State privacy laws that are used in this section shall have the same meaning as in the applicable law.
We may Process the following categories of Personal Data for the purposes described in the chart below. You can also learn more about our disclosure of Personal Data and the categories of Third Parties we disclose Personal Data to in the Information We Disclose to Third Parties section above.
Category of Personal Data: Personal Identifiers, Commercial Information, Internet Usage Data
Purposes for Processing:
Category of Personal Data: Protected Classification Characteristics, such as age and gender
Purposes for Processing:
Category of Personal Data: Geolocation Data
Purposes for Processing:
Category of Personal Data: Sensory Information, such as audio recordings of customer care calls
Purposes for Processing:
Category of Personal Data: Professional or Employment Information
Purposes for Processing:
Category of Personal Data: Inferences
Purposes for Processing:
We may Process your Personal Data for Targeted Advertising. You have the right to opt out of the Processing of your Personal Data for Targeted Advertising, as described below.
We do not Sell Personal Data in exchange for money. However, some of our advertising practices may be considered a “Sale” under certain state privacy laws, such as the Colorado Privacy Act. If you are a resident of Colorado, you can opt out of the “Sale” of your Personal Data, which may overlap with your right to opt-out of Targeted Advertising.
We may disclose the categories of Personal Data listed below to advertising partners, social media platforms, data cooperatives, and exchanges.
If you are a resident of a Covered State, subject to certain conditions and restrictions set out in applicable laws, you have the following rights with regard to your Personal Data:
1. Right to Access. You have the right know the Personal Data that we may hold about you and access such Personal Data.
2. Right to Correct. You have the right to request that we correct inaccuracies in your Personal Data.
3. Right to Delete. You have the right to request that we delete certain Personal Data that we have collected from or obtained about you.
4. Right to Opt-Out of Sales. Although we do not Sell Personal Data in exchange for money, some of our advertising practices may be considered a “Sale” under certain state privacy laws, such as the Colorado Privacy Act and the Connecticut Data Privacy Act. If you are a resident of Colorado or Connecticut, you have the right to opt-out of the Sale of Personal Data, which may overlap with your right to opt out of Targeted Advertising. You can opt out of Sales by clicking Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information in the website footer. We do not Sell your Personal Data as defined under Virginia privacy law, and as such this right is not applicable.
5. Right to Opt-Out of Targeted Advertising. You may request that we stop disclosures of your Personal Data for Targeted Advertising by managing your cookie preferences
6. Right to Opt-Out of Profiling. You have the right to opt out of our processing of Personal Data for the purposes of profiling. Our profiling does not result in decisions that produce legal or similarly significant effects concerning your economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, location, or movements, and as such this right is not applicable.
7. Right to Appeal. If you are unsatisfied with our actions related to the exercise of one of your privacy rights above, you may appeal our decision.
Residents of Covered States may submit their privacy requests using our web form here, or by calling (855) 976-2844. Please note that, depending on the nature of your request, you may be asked to provide information to verify your identity before your request can be processed. We will confirm receipt of your request and respond to your request as soon as we reasonably can and no later than legally required. We use commercially reasonable efforts to authenticate the identity of the consumer submitting a request.
If you choose to exercise any of the privacy rights described above, you will not receive discriminatory treatment from us.
13. Contact KMC.
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