At Kawasaki Motors Europe N.V. we intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal information. In general, you can visit our websites without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. There are times, however, when we may need information from you, such as your name and email address. It is our intent to let you know before we collect personal information from you on the Internet. If you choose to give us personal information via the Internet that we may need -- to correspond with you or provide you with a subscription, for example -- it is our intent to let you know how we will use such information. If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact with you, we will respect your wishes. We do keep track of the domains from which people visit us.
We analyze this data for trends and statistics, and then we discard it.
Kawasaki Motors Europe N.V. websites contain links to other websites. Kawasaki Motors Europe N.V. is not responsible for the privacy notices or the content of such websites.
We respect the privacy of everyone who visits this site. Please read these privacy notices carefully so that you can understand how we collect and use the personal information that you provide to us. By submitting your personal data to us, you will be treated as having given your permission for disclosures referred to in these notices.
What do these privacy notices cover?
These privacy notices cover our use of your personal information which is collected through or in connection with this site.
Who is responsible for the personal information collected on this site?
Kawasaki Motors Europe N.V. controls the personal data collected on this site.
We collect and use personal information (including name, address, telephone number and email) in order to:
* respond to queries or requests submitted by you
* process orders or applications submitted by you
* administer or otherwise carry out our obligations in relation to any agreement you have with us
* anticipate and resolve problems with any goods or services supplied to you
* create products or services that may meet your needs.
As part of the services offered to you through our site, the information you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area ("EEA"). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EEA or one of our service providers is located in a country outside of the EEA. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the EEA.
If we transfer your information outside of the EEA in this way, we will take steps to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected. In addition, if you use our services while you are outside the EEA, your information may be transferred outside the EEA in order to provide you with those services.
Except as set out in these privacy notices, we will not disclose any personally identifiable information without your permission unless we are legally entitled or required to do so (for example, if required to do so by legal process or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime) or if we believe that such action is necessary to protect and/or defend our rights, property or personal safety and those of our users/customers etc.
Providing you with additional information and sharing your information
From time to time we would like to use your personal information for purposes other than as set out in the above section. We believe that these additional uses will be of benefit to you. However, we understand that you may not wish us to use your information in this way. We will not use your information for the purposes set out below if you have indicated that you do not wish us to use your information in this way when submitting the information. Additionally, if at any time you wish us to stop using your information for any or all of the below purposes, please let us know. We will stop the use of your information for such purposes as soon as it is reasonably possible to do so. In such case we will, however, continue to use your personal data for the purposes set out in the above section for as long as it is reasonable to do so.
From time to time we would like to use the information you supply to us for:
market research and tracking of sales data
informing you about our products and services, which may include contacting you by telephone
giving the information to Kawasaki Motors Europe N.V. affiliate offices and companies, which may be located outside the EEA, to enable them to send you information which may be of interest to you.
In addition, from time to time we would like to give your name, address and e-mail and any other personal data you supply to us to selected third parties, which may be located outside of the EEA. These third parties may use this information for:
market research and tracking of sales data
sending you information about their products and services
giving the information to their affiliate offices and companies to enable them to send you information which may be of interest to you.
Collection of non-personal information
We may automatically collect non-personal information about you such as the type of internet browsers you use or the website from which you entered our site. We may also aggregate details which you have submitted to the site (for example, your age and the town where you live). You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on this web site. We may from time to time supply third parties with this non-personal or aggregated data for uses in connection with this site.
We may store some information (commonly known as a "cookie") on your computer when you look at our site. We are able to read these cookies for information purposes when you revisit our website. The type of information we collect as a result of a cookie being accepted by you is specific to your computer and includes the IP address, the date and time the computer visited the website, what parts of our website were looked at and whether the web pages requested were delivered successfully. This information is anonymous; it represents a computer rather than a person.
We use the cookie information to improve our knowledge of the use of our website and to enable us to be able to ascertain whether the website is operating at an optimal level. This allows us to enhance our web offerings to you and to provide an enjoyable and an innovative online experience.
Chat rooms, notice boards, newsgroups
If at any time this site offers any chat rooms, notice board facilities, newsgroups etc. we may collect the information that you disclose. Such information will be used in accordance with this privacy notices. Please note that we cannot be responsible for other parties' use of the personal information which you make available to such third parties through any chat room, notice board, newsgroup etc on this site. Please be careful about what personal information you disclose in this way.
Use of your personal information submitted to other websites
We cannot be responsible for the privacy notices and practices of other websites even if:
you accessed the third party website using links from our website; or
you linked to our website from a third party website.
We recommend that you check the notices of each site you visit and contact the owner or operator of such website if you have any concerns or questions.
Submission of others personal information
From time to time this site may ask you to provide personal details of your family or friends, for example, so that we can send them details of our products and services. Before providing such information, please ensure that you have obtained their consent to their personal data being used in this way. We will not use these details in any manner, which is incompatible with these privacy notices.
Will these privacy notices change?
From time to time we may make changes to these privacy notices. If we make any substantial changes and the way in which we use your personal data we will post these changes on this page. Please check our privacy notices on a regular basis.