Last Updated: March 21, 2017
Collection of Information
“Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. “Other Information” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an individual. Personal Information and Other Information is herein collectively referred to as “Information”.
We may collect Information such as name, address, telephone number and email address, date of birth or goods and services purchased, special requests made, and information about your preferences and user account, either directly or through third parties. We may also collect browser and device information, App usage data and information collected through other technologies, as well as demographic and aggregated information.
We and our service providers may collect Information in a variety of ways, including:
Use of Information
We may use and disclose Information for various purposes, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. Such purposes include:
We may also use Information in connection with loyalty programs and/or other rewards based programs to:
Disclosure of Information
Your Information may be disclosed in connection with the following services that we provide as a global company:
We may also use and disclose Information as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
In addition, we are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure or security policies or practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM or any other app developer or social media platform provider.
Interest Based Advertising
We use a variety of tracking technologies. We collect information about users over time and across different sites when you use these sites. We collect this information using a variety of tracking tools including cookies, beacons, pixels, tags, statistical IDs, mobile advertising IDs, flash cookies, and similar technologies. We display interest-based using information gathered about you over time across multiple Sites, including mobile apps.
Our interest-based ads may be served to you on our Websites, in emails or on third-party Sites. We might serve these ads, or third parties may serve ads. They might be about us or about other companies’ products or services.
You Can Opt-Out of Some Interest-Based Advertising. There are various ways to opt-out of interest-based advertising. The Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising provides consumers with the ability to opt-out of having their online behavior used for interest-based advertising using third party cookies. If you want to opt out of this online behavioral advertising, visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ and http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. This will opt you out of many –but not all- of the interest-based advertising activities in which we or third parties engage. The Digital Advertising Alliance offers a tool for opting out of the collection of information across mobile devices for interest based advertising. To opt-out of this cross-device interest based advertising from companies participating in this tool, download the AppChoices app at http://youradchoices.com/appchoices.
We seek to use reasonable technical and administrative measures to protect Information within our organization. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure or has been compromised, please immediately notify us at: LIXIL Water Technology Americas, Legal/Compliance Department, 1 Centennial Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854.
If you no longer want to receive marketing-related emails from us, you may opt-out by following the instructions in any such email you receive from us. In addition, you can also opt-out from communications by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or sending a letter to: LIXIL Water Technology, Americas Marketing Department, Internet LIXIL Water Technology Americas- Unsubscribe, 1 Centennial Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854.
We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that if you opt-out of receiving marketing-related emails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages, from which you cannot opt-out. Special Notice for California Residents:
Individual customers who reside in California and have provided Information to us may request information about our sharing of certain categories of Personal Information to third parties, including affiliates within the LIXIL Corporation, for their direct marketing purposes. Such requests should be submitted to us by email at email@example.com or to LIXIL Water Technology Americas, Legal/Compliance Department, 1 Centennial Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854.
Within thirty days of receiving such a request, we will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for third-party direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the names and addresses of these third parties. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year. We reserve our right not to respond to requests submitted to addresses other than the address specified in this paragraph.
If you are a California resident under the age of 18 and you are a registered user of the Website, you may request that we remove content or information that you posted on the Website or stored on our servers by (a) submitting a request to us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to LIXIL Water Technology Americas, Legal/Compliance Department, 1 Centennial Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854 and (b) clearly identifying the content or information you wish to have removed and providing sufficient information to allow us to locate the content or information to be removed.
Accessing, changing or suppressing Personal Information: If you would like to review, correct or update Personal Information that you have previously provided to us, you may contact us at email@example.com or LIXIL Water Technology Americas, Legal/Compliance Department, 1 Centennial Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854.
In your request, please make clear what Personal Information you would like to have changed, whether you would like to have your Personal Information suppressed from our database, or other limitations you would like to put on our use of your Personal Information. We may only implement requests with respect to the Personal Information associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.
Use of Services by Minors
The Services are not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13), and we request that they not provide Personal Information through the Services.
LIXIL Water Technology is a global organization and provides a global service. Sharing information cross border is at times essential to the Services. As a result, we may, subject to applicable law, transfer Information collected in connection with the Services, to these entities in countries where information protection standards may differ from those in the country where you reside. By using our Services and Websites, you agree that we may transfer your Information globally and process it or store it on equipment located in other countries outside the country where you reside.