Privacy Policy

 

Welcome to the Nihon Kohden America (“NKA,” “our,” or “us”) website (“Website”); NKA is committed to safeguarding the privacy and personal information of every Website visitor (“you,” “your,” or “user”) to the maximum extent possible.  Please note, the Website is hosted in the United States and is intended for use by users who are United States residents.  All data collected from the Website is stored on servers within the United States that are owned and controlled by our third-party vendors or us. 

If you are a user accessing the Website in the European Union, please be advised that the Website will not collect your information and does not collect any information from European usersin general. Instead NKA’s European affiliate will be the data controller responsible for the collection and use of your persona information.  For more information on the NKA European affiliate’s data practices, please visit https://www.nihonkohden.com/select_region.html#r01.   

By accessing, browsing, or using this Website, you consent to the collection, use, disclosure, storage, and processing of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy, the Site Policy, and as required by applicable law.

 

Information Collected

The information NKA collects will depend on what you do when visiting the Website. For example, when you fill out an online form for requesting information, NKA may acquire your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and other personal information. When personal information is requested, NKA shall clearly indicate the purpose for which it will be used and request only that information which is appropriate to the purpose.

All personal information received through our web site shall be handled according to the following rules that have been established by NKA to ensure protection of privacy of personal information.

  1. NKA shall employ strict policies to ensure appropriate handling of personal information and prevent fraudulent access, loss, damage, falsification or disclosure of personal information.
  2. With the exception of the following situations, NKA shall not provide or disclose personal information to any third party without your consent:
    • Legal requests – NKA may disclose any information about you when, in our opinion, such disclosure is necessary to prevent fraud or to comply with any statute, law, rule or regulation of any governmental authority.
    • Third-party service providers – NKA may outsource some or all of the operations of the Website to third-party service providers. In such cases, it may be necessary to disclose your information to those service providers. We restrict how such service providers may access, use and disclose your information.
    • Agents – NKA may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. These agents may have access to your information needed to perform their functions, but they may not use it for other purposes.
    • Protection of NKA and Others – NKA may release information when it believes release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply policies and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of NKA customers, employees, or others.
  3. When personal information is supplied or disclosed to other parties in cases mentioned in item 2 above, NKA will take reasonable steps to ensure those parties are bound and obligated by contract or agreement to handle the personal information with the same degree of appropriateness as NKA.
  4. If you wish to inquire about, confirm or amend personal information, NKA shall quickly take reasonable action to comply.
  5. NKA shall observe laws and other standards in regard to protecting personal information.
  6. NKA is committed to continuous review and upgrading of its protection and handling of personal information.

Cookies

NKA may also acquire certain information about you from a "cookie" and from your IP/Internet address. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your web browser on your computer's hard drive and allow us to serve you faster and with better quality. Your web browser likely includes an option that allows you not to accept cookies and/or to delete existing cookies.

Our Website may contain links to other third-party websites. Some of these third parties generate their own cookies. The third-party companies that generate these cookies may have their own policies and terms, including privacy policies, but NKA does not have access to these cookies; other than allowing them to be served. NKA is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third-party websites.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

NKA may update this policy from time to time, without notice, and the updated version of this policy will be effective upon posting. Please check this page to review the most up-to-date version of this policy. By continuing to access, browse, or use this Website after an updated version has been posted, you agree that the new policy will apply to you.