Last update: July 26th, 2011
How is Personal Information Collected?
How is Personal Information Used?
Personal Information is used for the following general purposes: to fulfill your requests for products, services and information; to facilitate and track customer service requests, to customize the content displayed on the website; and to contact you about other products and services or with promotional offers that may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to be contacted by us concerning other products or services that may be of interest to you, you can request that we limit our contact with you to the express purpose stated at the time that you provide your Personal Information.
Does Yamaha Share or Disclose Personal Information?
Yamaha (Yamaha Corporation and its subsidiaries) may share your Personal Information in case we need to share your Personal Information to provide you with the products, product service and/or new products information, etc.
Yamaha will not sell or rent your Personal Information to anyone. Yamaha will only disclose your Personal Information to other companies or people if:
- you have given your consent for us to share your Personal Information,
- we need to share your Personal Information to provide the product, service, or information you requested,
- we need to send your Personal Information to companies who work on our behalf to provide the product, service or information you requested (these companies will not have the right to use the Personal Information we provide to them except as necessary to assist us in providing you with the product, service or information you requested from us),
- we are required to do so to comply with laws, subpoenas, court orders or other legal process,
- Yamaha has retained the company or person to act as our agent to analyze data we collect, including Personal Information, solely to help us improve our products, services and web sites (these companies will not have the right to use or disclose the Personal Information we provide to them except as necessary to provide services to us).
What Steps Does Yamaha Take to Preserve the Security of Personal Information?
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of Personal Information. These measures include reviews of our information collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store Personal Information. We restrict access to Personal Information to Yamaha employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.
Does Yamaha Collect Personal Information from Children?
Yamaha's web sites are intended for a general audience. If you are under 18 years old, you may use Yamaha's web sites only with the consent, involvement and supervision of a parent or guardian.
Can I Access, Correct or Delete the Personal Information I Send to Yamaha?
You have the right to review, correct and request that Yamaha delete your Personal Information. You can do so by visiting the website, logging on to your Online Member account, and visiting the "My Account" section of the site. Alternatively, you may contact us at the address stated in Questions and Comments below to request to review, correct, or delete your Personal Information. Before we provide, correct or delete your Personal Information, we may verify your identity to prevent Personal Information from being altered unlawfully.
Does Yamaha Transfer Personal Information Between Countries?
Yamaha may from time to time transfer Personal Information between Countries. When Yamaha transfers Personal Information between countries, we will insure that the recipient has adequate procedures in place to protect such information. The recipient of Personal Information must either participate in the Safe Harbor program developed by the United States Department of Commerce and the European Union or accept contractual clauses assuring the adequate protection of the Personal Information. Companies which participate in the Safe Harbor program have certified that they adhere to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles agreed upon by the United States and the European Union. For more information about the Safe Harbor program, please visit the United States Department of Commerce's Safe Harbor web site at URL: www.export.gov/safeharbor.
Yamaha websites may link directly to websites operated by our service providers or marketing partners. Some of these sites may be "co-branded" with a Yamaha logo; even so, they are not operated or maintained by Yamaha. Because these websites are operated by business partners or third parties, Yamaha is not responsible for the content or practices of such websites. These links are provided for your convenience only and should be used with your discretion and prudent judgment. Links from our website to third party websites do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement, or approval by Yamaha of the content, policies, practices of such third party sites. Yamaha is not responsible for any information these websites may obtain and does not oversee their policies or practices in collecting personally identifiable information. The Privacy Policies of these other websites may differ from those of Yamaha.
Questions and Comments?
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