Effective and last modified: January 1, 2020 YouTube SnapChat
At Kao USA Inc. we respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it.
This notice covers all personal information collected in the use of this website, as well as any other websites, applications, or connected products on which it is posted. If in any case our privacy practices differ from those explained in this policy, we will let you know you at the time we ask for or collect your information.
2. What Information We Collect About You
Personal information, or personal data, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data), which we can use for any purpose.
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal information about you which we have grouped together as follows:
3. Children’s Online Privacy
We do not direct our websites to minors, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this website. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13 please contact us using our Contact Us page.
4. How we collect personal information about you
We use different methods to collect information from and about you including through:
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
On some of our websites, we use Adobe Analytics (a service available from the web analysis provider Adobe Systems Software Ireland Limited (“Adobe”), to 1) help us measure the performance of the website, 2) allow us to share relevant information and advertising with you based on your and other visitors’ past visits to this website when you surf the web, and 3) help us measure your interactions with any Kao advertising you see on other websites. Finally, Kao may use data from Adobe’s interest-based advertising or third-party audience data, such as age, gender and interests, together with our own data, to deliver relevant advertising to you based upon your demographic profile and
We do not respond to or honor “do not track” (a/k/a DNT) signals or similar mechanisms transmitted by web browsers.
6. How we use your personal information
We use your information to provide you with products, offer you services, communicate with you, deliver advertising and marketing, and to conduct other business operations, such as using information to improve and personalize your experiences. Examples of how we may use the information that we collect include:
7. Disclosure of Your Information
We may share non-personal information without restriction. We may share your personal information with:
We may share data, such as technical identifiers derived from your registration information on our websites or our CRM system with our trusted advertising partners. This allows them to link your devices or browsers and to provide you a seamless experience across the different environments used or likely used by you.
Our partners may use non-cookie technologies on which browser settings that block cookies might have no effect. Your browser may not permit you to block such technologies. For this reason, keep in mind that you can block the collection and use of information related to you by advertising companies for the purpose of serving interest based advertising by visiting the following platforms of self-regulatory programs of which those companies are members:
9. Third Party Content, Apps, and Links
Some content or applications on our websites may be served by third parties, content providers and application providers including the following:
visiting. By interacting with a plugin when you are on our websites (for example, clicking the Facebook “Like” button), you are intentionally transferring information to that social media company. Further, if you are logged into a social media website when you visit our websites, then you are directing us to share your data with the social media company that owns the plugin.
We may use the following plugins on our websites: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, Instagram, and SnapChat.
We use the plugins of social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The link to Facebook’s data privacy declaration can be found here: Data Privacy Information Facebook.
We use the plugins of social network twitter.com, operated by Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103 U.S.A. The link to Twitter’s data privacy declaration can be found here: Data Privacy Information Twitter
We use the plugins of social network Pinterest, operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, USA (“Pinterest”).The link to Pinterest’s data privacy declaration can be found here: Data Privacy Information Pinterest.
We use the plugins of the YouTube website, operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States.
The link to YouTube’s data privacy declaration can be found here: Data Privacy Information YouTube.
We use the plugins of social network Instagram, operated by Instagram, LLC Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. The link to Instagram’s data privacy declaration can be found here: Data Privacy Information Instagram.
We use the plugins of the social network Snapchat, owned by Snap, Inc., 2772 Donald Douglas Loop North, Santa Monica, CA 90405. The link to SnapChat’s Privacy Center can be found here: Privacy Center.
c. Third-party links. Our websites may contain links to other sites, which we do not control. Those websites have their own privacy policies and terms.
10. Your Rights and Choices
Your rights may vary depending on where you are located. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information.
opt-in, do not opt-in. If you have an account with our website, you may be able to log in and check or uncheck relevant boxes. If you do not have an account,
you can adjust your preferences by contacting us as set forth below in the Contact Us section. You may also opt-out of further marketing communications by replying to any promotional email we have sent you or following the opt-out links on that message. This opt-out may not apply to information provided to us as a result of a product purchase, warranty registration, product service experience or other transactions.
delete your data. If not, you can contact us as set forth in the Contact Us section below to request access to, correction of, or deletion of personal information that
you have provided to us. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or
negatively affect the information’s accuracy.
Adobe Analytics by using Adobe’s opt-out browser add-on at http://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html. In some cases, you may be able to set your browser or email program to not download web beacons.
California Privacy Rights for more information.
Privacy Rights section below for more information.
11. Data Security
The security of your personal information is very important to us. We use physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards designed to protect your personal information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to take care when providing information in public areas of our websites like message boards, which any website visitor can view. To learn more about your California privacy
rights, you can view our Privacy Notice for California Residents.
California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of
personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. At this time, we do not engage in this type of disclosure.
covered information, as "sale" is defined by such law, and we don't have plans to sell this information.
Contact Us page to reach out to us.