For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”) the data controller is Ushio America, Inc., with an office at 5440 Cerritos Avenue, Cypress, CA 90630 U.S.A.
We may ask you for personal information or business information to create an online account for online transactions, to enable us to enhance your site visit and your relationship with us, to provide information to you about our products, to acquaint you with marketing or promotional programs we offer from time to time, or for other purposes related to our business. We may also invite you to complete surveys or questionnaires intended to assist us in identifying customer needs, developing marketing programs, and obtaining feedback on specific matters. In connection with online purchases of our products, we may collect contact information such as your name, email address, and phone number, as well as billing information such as credit card number and billing address. Unless personal information is requested to complete online transactions, it is completely a matter of your choice as to whether you submit any requested information to us.
We will only process your personal information, including sharing it with third parties, where (1) you have provided your consent that can be withdrawn at any time, (2) the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, (3) we are required by law, (4) processing is required to protect your vital interests or those of another person, or (5) processing is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate commercial interests, provided your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
We process your personal information for the following purposes:
We use a third party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our email newsletter and marketing emails. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies including clear gifs to help us monitor and improve our content. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice here.
We use reasonable efforts to try to protect the security of any information you may submit to us. However, we cannot give you any absolute assurances as to the security of information you provide to us, and you provide information to us at your own risk. We can assure you that any financial information you provide to us will be directed to a secure server where such information is encrypted and that we will store the information on a secure server for only as long as reasonably necessary to process and complete the specific transaction for which the financial information is furnished. To the extent that we use a third party to assist us in operating our websites, such third party is required to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to protect the information collected by our customers and visitors of our websites. In the event we become aware of any breach of security with respect to financial or other sensitive information you have provided to us, we will use our best efforts to notify you of that breach as promptly as possible.
If you want to review and correct your personal information you submitted to us through our websites, please sign in to your account to update or modify your personal information if you are using our online store or contact us at email@example.com. if you submitted your personal information through other Ushio websites.
If you want to review and correct your personal information you submitted to us through our websites, please sign in to your account to update or modify your personal information if you are using our online store, or contact us at one of the following email addresses if you submitted your personal information through other Ushio group websites:
If you do not wish to receive marketing material from us via the internet, let us know that in the manner indicated when you provide information to us, use the opt out procedure we specify in mailings sent to you, or contact us in the manner indicated below.
If you are based in the EU, in certain circumstances, you have rights under the GDPR in relation to your personal information.
You can exercise any of these rights by emailing us at one of the following email addresses:
For your convenience, we may provide links to other websites we do not operate. However, we are not responsible for the privacy policies of those websites.
This website is not intended for use by children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly solicit, collect, or store personal information from or about children, and we do not knowingly market our products to children.