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Privacy Policy

In order to access certain products, services and/or areas (collectively, the “Services”) on this Web Site (“Web Site”), you may need to provide certain identifying information about yourself or your organization. Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A. (“Kawasaki,” “we,” “us,” and “our”) is committed to using reasonable efforts to preserve your and your organization’s privacy. This Privacy Statement describes how we may process and use information collected from you and your organization through this Web Site but does not apply to any information collected by Kawasaki in any other way. THIS WEB SITE IS TARGETED SOLELY TOWARD SUPPLIERS AND VENDORS OF KAWASAKI IN CONNECTION WITH BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS, OR PROPOSED BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS, BETWEEN KAWASAKI AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND VENDORS. THIS WEB SITE IS NOT TARGETED TOWARD CONSUMERS OR ANY INDIVIDUAL (OTHER THAN AN INDIVIDUAL THAT MAY BE A SUPPLIER OR VENDOR OF KAWASAKI WITHIN THE UNITED STATES). NOR DOES KAWASAKI INTENTIONALLY COLLECT OR RECEIVE ANY WEB SITE USE INFORMATION OR PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM SUCH CONSUMERS OR INDIVIDUALS. THE TERMS AND PROVISIONS OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT ARE NOT APPLICABLE WITH RESPECT TO ANY WEB SITE USE INFORMATION OR PERSONAL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY, OR UNINTENTIONALLY COLLECTED BY KAWASAKI WITH RESPECT TO, A CONSUMER OR AN INDIVIDUAL (OTHER THAN AN INDIVIDUAL THAT MAY BE A SUPPLIER OR VENDOR OF KAWASAKI WITHIN THE UNITED STATES) USING THIS WEB SITE.

1.Collection and Use of Web Site Use Information
“Web Site Use Information” includes, without limitation, information about you and your company, your Internet service provider, browser type, domain name, IP address, subscriber name or “screen name,” password used to access the Web Site or portions thereof, the web page that referred you to us, the web pages you request, the date and time of those requests, and entry and exit points. We may collect and use Web Site Use Information to develop group profiles of our Web Site visitors, assist with systems administration, resolve problems, and for other reasons. Kawasaki may place Internet “cookies” on your computer's hard drive to assist with your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. One of the primary purposes of cookies for this Web Site is for session information. Cookies are also used to help track site and user activity so that Kawasaki can better determine which areas of this Web Site are most popular and modify this Web Site accordingly. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience some of the features of this Web Site.

2.Collection of Business Information
“Business Information” includes, without limitation, your name, your position in your organization, your organization’s name, contact information (including your organization e-mail address), company affiliation, financial information, and other individually identifiable information that you provide to us through this Web Site. We collect Business Information only if you provide it to us voluntarily. We collect Business Information only for the uses described in this Privacy Statement, including the evaluation and processing of provision of services, fulfillment of legal and regulatory requirements, and the conduct of the business operations described in this Privacy Statement and in this Web Site.

3.Use of Business Information
We may use and disclose Business Information for purposes that include evaluating or assessing business relationships, communicating with you, fulfilling legal and regulatory requirements, and conducting business transactions with you. We may disclose Business Information to non-affiliated third parties for reasons that include, without limitation, administering a transaction, protecting the confidentiality and security of records, assisting law enforcement, and other reasons listed below. We may disclose Business Information to other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf under confidentiality agreements. Where we disclose Business Information to organizations that perform services on our behalf, we will require those organizations to use such information solely for the purposes of providing services to us and to protect the Business Information with reasonable safeguards. In addition, Business Information may be used by Kawasaki for editorial and feedback purposes, for marketing and promotional purposes, for a statistical analysis of your behavior while using this Web Site, for product development, for content improvement, and to customize content and layout of this Web Site. Names, postal and e-mail addresses collected may be added to Kawasaki’s databases and used for future communications and mailings regarding Web Site updates, new products and services, upcoming events, and status of orders placed online. We only collect, use, and disclose Business Information for purposes that are reasonable under the circumstances. We use only fair and lawful means to collect Business Information. As we continue to develop our business, we might buy or sell business units. We reserve the right to transfer your Business Information in connection with these transactions. We may disclose Business Information without your consent if we believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law or assist law enforcement authorities; enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements you may have with Kawasaki; or protect the rights, property, or safety of our users or others. When we are obligated or permitted to disclose information without consent, we will not disclose more information than is necessary to fulfill the disclosure purpose.

4.Use of Web Beacons and Spotlight Tags
Kawasaki may work with third parties to research on our behalf certain usage and activities on parts of this Web Site. Kawasaki’s Web Site may contain electronic images known as web beacons or spotlight tags - sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that allow Kawasaki to count users who have visited those pages. Web beacons are not used to access your personal or business information on the Kawasaki network of sites and services; they are a technique we use to compile aggregated statistics about Kawasaki Web Site usage. Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides.

5.Children
Kawasaki does not currently accept any information submitted to or posted at its Web Site from children it actually knows are under the age of 13. No information should be submitted to or posted at the Web Site by children under 13 years of age without the consent of their parent or legal guardian. Kawasaki does not allow children it actually knows are under 13 to register as members or to receive direct marketing communications arising from their use of the Web Site and, therefore, Kawasaki does not provide any personally identifiable information from children it actually knows are under 13 to any third party and no part of the Web Site is structured to attract anyone under 13.

6.Consent, Retention, and Access
When you provide Business Information to us, you are expressly consenting, on your own behalf and on behalf of your organization, as applicable, to our collection, use, and disclosure of the Business Information, as described in this Privacy Statement. If you do not consent to our collection, use, or disclosure of your Business Information as described in this Privacy Statement, then do not share Business Information with us. If you choose to withdraw your consent for specific uses or disclosures, please notify us through the Contact Information listed below. However, there are limited situations in which applicable laws require or allow us to collect, use, or disclose Business Information without your consent. These situations include, for example, law enforcement and compliance activities. We keep your Business Information only as long as we need it for the reasons it was collected. When your Business Information is no longer required for our purposes, we have procedures to destroy, delete, erase, or convert it into an anonymous form. The principal place in which we hold Business Information is Lincoln, Nebraska. At your request, we will provide you with reasonable access to your Business Information so that you can review what we have stored and, if you choose, request corrections to it. After you request access, we will provide the Business Information that you request as soon as practically possible and generally no later than thirty days following the request. If you wish to correct your Business Information, please submit a copy of the Business Information through the Contact Information identified below, together with a clear explanation of what you believe should be corrected. Where information will not or cannot be disclosed, we will tell you the reasons for non-disclosure.

7.Dispute Resolution
Please direct questions or concerns about the use or disclosure of Business Information to us through the Contact Information identified below. We will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of Business Information described in this Privacy Statement. For complaints that cannot be resolved, we will make available an independent dispute resolution process.

8.Security
We use commercially reasonable efforts to keep your Business Information and Web Site Use Information secure. We endeavor to use appropriate physical, administrative, and technical security to protect against any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or inadequate disposal or destruction of Business Information. If an employee misuses Business Information, we will take disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. If a third party misuses Business Information, we will take action, up to and including termination of any agreement between Kawasaki and that third party. When you click on a link on any of the Web Sites that takes you to a web site operated by another company, you will be subject to that web site's privacy policies. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT BUSINESS INFORMATION OR WEB SITE USE INFORMATION WILL BE PROTECTED AGAINST LOSS, MISUSE, OR ALTERATION BY THIRD PARTIES.

9.Contact Information
In the event of questions about (i) access to your Business Information, (ii) our collection, use, management, or disclosure of Business Information, or (iii) this Privacy Statement, contact us at:
privacyofficer@lcn.kmmfg.com
Raymond E. Turek
KMM-Privacy Officer Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A. 6600 Northwest
27th Street Lincoln, NE 68524

10.Effective Date
This Privacy Statement is effective as of January 1, 2009.

11.Updates
Kawasaki reserves the right to change or update this Privacy Policy, or any other Kawasaki policy or practice, at any time. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to this Web Site, and your use of any of this Web Site following such posting constitutes your acceptance of the Privacy Policy as so changed or updated.

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