We value the trust you place in Noritsu America Corporation ("Noritsu") and the subsidiaries that Noritsu owns and operates ("subsidiaries"). We want to ensure that you understand what information we gather about you, how we use it, and the safeguards we have in place in order to protect it. If you have additional questions or would like further information on this topic, please feel free to write to our Webmaster. noritsu.com may update this policy from time to time. Please check our policy periodically for changes.
How does noritsu.com ensure that your information is secure?
noritsu.com will maintain practices and procedures designed to ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of customer information. We restrict and limit access to customer information only to those employees who need it to carry out their business functions, and educate our employees about safeguarding customer information and preventing its unauthorized access, disclosure, or use. When credit card information is transmitted online, noritsu.com uses industry standard security measures called SSL (secure socket layer encryption). noritsu.com will monitor and adopt, as appropriate, new technological improvements that are designed to aid in ensuring the accuracy and security of customer information.
What type of information does noritsu.com collect?
noritsu.com gathers customer information needed to provide superior service, communicate offers on merchandise and services which we believe will be of interest to you, and to administer our business. In order to best serve you, we may gather information from you in a few instances;
First, when you visit our site, we may collect non-personally identifiable information from you. Through the use of computer "cookies" we collect data, such as your IP address, browser type, domain name, and specific Noritsu web pages through which you click. This data is collected automatically and utilized in aggregate to help us look for trends so that we can improve our website and your noritsu.com experience. Additional information regarding computer cookies and how to disable them is described below.Second, we may ask you to voluntarily provide information in a few circumstances. When you purchase items from noritsu.com, we will ask you to voluntarily provide certain personally identifiable information, such as, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card number. We need this information to process and fulfill your order and notify you of order status. Other examples of when we may ask you to voluntarily provide personally identifiable information include if you subscribe to our email program (information such as your name and e-mail address), choose to provide us preference information (such as interests, product preferences, and items purchased), or when you take advantage of one of our promotions (information such as name, address and telephone number).
Additionally, in order to provide you with goods and services designed to meet your needs, we may collect demographic information (such as number of household members, age, and gender), purchase preference information, and mailing lists from third parties. We use this information to customize your experience on our website and to provide you with the most relevant products and services.
What information do we share and with whom?noritsu.com does not rent or sell customer information to outside marketers. We may share your information (as described above) with members of the Noritsu family of businesses to provide you with products or services that you have requested or to provide you with promotional offers that we believe will be of interest to you. The Noritsu family of businesses include all Noritsu subsidiaries as well as other selected businesses with which Noritsu has a relationship and which have agreed to adhere to our strict standards for providing quality products and services, responding to your needs, and protecting customer information.
In certain circumstances, noritsu.com may share your customer information with trusted service providers that need access to your information to provide operational or other support services. To ensure the confidentiality and security of your information, service providers must agree to safeguard your information in strict compliance with our policy. Additionally, when you apply for a Noritsu line of credit, Noritsu may share information about your application with credit bureaus. We also may provide information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires it. In the event of a sale of all or part of one of our businesses, we may share customer information related to that business as part of the transaction.
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by the browser on your hard drive. noritsu.com may store some information on the visitor's computer in the form of a cookie or similar file. The cookies that are configured by us do not contain any personally identifying information, such as your name, or sensitive information, such as your credit card number. The cookies allow us to recognize you when you return to our site and to provide you with a customized experience that we feel will be of value to you. For example, these files allow us to tailor your noritsu.com experience to reflect your expressed interests and preferences.
Can I disable these cookies?Most web browsers allow you to exercise control over cookie files on your computer by erasing them, blocking them, or notifying you when such a file is stored. Please take a look at your particular browser for instructions on this function. If you do elect to disable the noritsu.com cookie, please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of a personalized experience at noritsu.com.
Can I "opt out" of receiving promotional e-mails from noritsu.com?
noritsu.com may send you e-mail with promotional offers only if you opt-in to receiving such e-mails. If you would no longer like to receive e-mailed special event information, sales notifications or other messages from noritsu.com, please click here and indicate your unsubscribe preference. Your e-mail address will be removed from our marketing list.
Personal information is information about an identifiable individual. Personal information does not include business information (i.e. information about corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships or other organizations) or the name, title, business address or business phone number of an employee of an organization.
1. Information Collection, Use and Disclosure
Noritsu may collect, use and disclose your personal information for the following purposes:
- to process lease and credit applications
- to determine your suitability and eligibility for credit
- for account collection purposes
- in the case of Noritsu-assisted financing, we may disclose your personal information to a financial institution.
- to meet legal and regulatory requirements.
- Personal information collected from customers may include contact information and, in the case of non-incorporated individuals, social insurance number and employment information.
Noritsu only collects personal information reasonably necessary for the purposes identified. In addition to collecting information directly from you, Noritsu may obtain personal information from other sources including:
- financial institutions or other lenders>
- credit bureaus
- other third parties that represent they have the right to disclose such personal information.
You may inform Noritsu that you are withdrawing your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. However, should you withdraw your consent for some or all purposes, Noritsu may not be able to serve you effectively.3. Security
Noritsu maintains administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the personal information in its possession appropriate to the sensitivity and nature of the information. Noritsu is committed to providing appropriate security controls to protect personal information under its control.
4. Retention Policies
Noritsu retains personal information about its customers and other individuals for a sufficient time for the purposes for which it is collected and for a reasonable period thereafter. Noritsu has adopted minimum and maximum retention periods for personal information. >
For customers, this means that personal information will be retained as long as you have an open account with Noritsu and it's financial institution.5. Keeping Information Accurate
Noritsu will update or amend any personal information that it holds if it is provided with updated or amended information by the customer or other individual. Noritsu will use its reasonable efforts to maintain accurate information as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.>
6. Access to Personal Information
You may review and revise, correct or update any of the information that Noritsu has on file about you at any time and you may also learn how Noritsu has used it and to whom Noritsu has disclosed it. If you wish to review or update your information, you may do so by contacting Noritsu in any of the ways described below.>
7. How to Contact Us
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