Each time you register a Sumitomo Rubber product, enter a contest, register for a newsletter, send us an email, call us, send us regular mail, or otherwise contact us or transmit information via our Sites, Sumitomo Rubber may obtain and collect personally identifiable contact information, including, but not limited to, your name, email address, mailing address, and telephone number. You may also provide us with information that, when combined with personally identifiable information, provides us with a better idea of who you are, including, but not limited to, your sex/gender, birthday, marital status, IP address, credit card information, and education level. Generally, you can browse our Sites without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you give us any of your personal information, however, via any method of communication, you will no longer be anonymous to us. If you choose to use our services, we may require you to provide contact and identity information and other personal information. Where possible, we indicate which personal information is required and which personal information is optional. You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to use a particular service or feature.
|A. Identifiers||Real name, postal address, unique personal identifier, email address, social security number, driver’s license or state identification card number, passport number, insurance policy number, bank account number, credit card number, or other similar identifiers||
|B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code §1798.80(e))||Name, signature, social security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, current employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information||
|C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law||Race, color, religion, sex/gender, marital status, national origin, disability, age (over 40), and other protected classification characteristics||
|D. Commercial information||Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies||
|E. Internet or other similar network activity||Browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an internet website, application, or advertisement||
|F. Geolocation data||Geolocation data accompanying internal reports||
|G. Audio information, etc.||Audio and visual information||
|H. Professional- or employment-related information||
|I. Education information||
|To enable us to generally respond to you or to process, validate, and verify requests and/or purchase orders||Category A, Category B, Category D|
|To fulfill any of your requests or respond to your questions or comments||Category A, Category B, Category D, Category E|
|To send information to you about additional goods or services||Category A, Category B, Category D, Category E|
|To compile and/or distribute aggregated information about our website users and usage patterns||Category E|
|To analyze questionnaire surveys and report the results||Category A, Category B, Category C, Category D, Category E|
|To provide useful information to our website designers for developing new features and services||Category E|
|To tailor your experience on our websites, e.g. showing you content that we believe may interest you or altering the content based on your personal preferences||Category D, Category E|
|To otherwise use the information in any way we deem advisable and not prohibited by law, in order to provide better goods or services to our customers||Category A, Category B, Category C, Category D, Category E, Category F, Category G|
|To manage our internal structure and contractual relationship with our actual or potential directors, officers, employees, and other business partners||Category A, Category B, Category C, Category E, Category F, Category G, Category H, Category I|
|To make back-up copies for business continuity and disaster recovery purposes||All categories|
|To fulfill any purpose that we separately disclose to you upon the collection of your personal information||All categories|
Sumitomo Rubber will not disclose personal information or consign the management thereof to third parties except to third-party agents and independent contractors that perform the purposes indicated above on our behalf (“Service Providers”). In such circumstances, Sumitomo Rubber will enter a contract that describes such purposes and requires the Service Providers not to use the personal information for any purpose except for performing the obligations under the contract and will exercise the appropriate controls to maintain confidentiality after performing a strict investigation of the Service Providers.
Additionally, Sumitomo Rubber may disclose your personal information to the extent permitted by applicable laws.
If you are a California resident, under the CCPA, you have the right to request information regarding the personal information we collect, use, disclose, and sell. Currently, Sumitomo Rubber does not sell any personal information of consumers.
To make a request regarding the personal information Sumitomo Rubber collects about you, you may use either of the following designated methods: (1) call our number at +1-800-723-2553 or (2) submit a verifiable consumer request by sending an e-mail to the designated address. Upon receipt of a request, Sumitomo Rubber will verify your request, which may involve asking you to provide additional information to us. Such verification may use a third-party verification service or may require you to access and re-authenticate yourself via a password-protected account.
In the past twelve (12) months, we collected the categories of personal information listed in the table above from the sources also listed in the table above.
We take reasonable measures to protect the personal information we collect from being compromised by cyber theft and other nefarious activities (for example, by employing firewalls, secure servers, limited users and limited access, and log-in credentials for system access). Nevertheless, no system can ever be made 100% secure from cyber theft activities.
If you are a California resident, you have the right, under the CCPA, to request the deletion of your personal information collected or maintained by Sumitomo Rubber.
To request the deletion of your personal information collected by Sumitomo Rubber, you may use either of the following designated methods: (1) call our number at +1-800-723-2553 or (2) submit a verifiable consumer request using the online request form at the following link. Upon receipt of a request via our number or a fully completed online request form, Sumitomo Rubber will verify your request, which may involve asking you to provide additional information to us. Such verification may use a third-party verification service or may require you to access and re-authenticate yourself via a password-protected account. Either before or after your deletion request is verified, we will ask you to separately confirm that you want your personal information deleted.
SHOULD SUMITOMO RUBBER DECIDE TO SELL ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION AND YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OPT OUT OF OUR SALE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.
Sumitomo Rubber has not sold any consumer personal information in the past 12 months and will not sell personal information without further notice. Sumitomo Rubber will not sell the personal information of minors under 16 years of age without affirmative authorization.
Under the CCPA, California residents have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment by Sumitomo Rubber due to the exercise of the privacy rights conferred by the CCPA.
However, we may offer you certain financial incentives as permitted by the CCPA that can result in different prices, rates, or quality levels. Participation in a financial incentive program requires your prior opt-in consent, which you may revoke at any time.
Under the CCPA, California residents have the right to designate an authorized agent, as defined in CCPA, to make a request under the CCPA on the consumer’s behalf. In order to make such a designation, the consumer must provide written permission signed by the consumer or an appropriate power of attorney to us directly or via the agent pursuant to CCPA.
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