THE GOLDEN TIME is committed to protect your privacy. This statement details the steps we take to protect your personal information when you visit our websites. It describes the personal information that we collect, the purpose for which we use the information, and your choices regarding our use of it. The statement also tells you how to review and correct your personal information. By accessing our websites, you are consenting to the information collection and the use practices described in this privacy statement.
The information is collected directly from you. Generally, you can visit THE GOLDEN TIME website without entering any personal information. On certain pages, we may ask you for personal information to provide a service or carry out a transaction that you have requested. The personal information we collect may include:
The information is collected automatically. We collect information about your visit to our sites, including:
On sites that you enter with a user ID, we may connect this information with your identity to determine your potential interests in our products and services.
Services and transactions : We use your personal information to deliver services or carry out transactions you have requested, such as providing information on THE GOLDEN TIME products, registering purchased products, processing product orders, handling warranty claims, replacing product manuals, answering customer service requests, facilitating use of our websites, and so forth. In order to offer you a more consistent experience in your interactions with THE GOLDEN TIME, information collected by our websites may be combined with information we collect by other means.
Website improvement: We may use your personal information to improve our websites and related THE GOLDEN TIME products or services, or to make our websites more user friendly by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing our websites to your particular preference or interests.
Communications: With your permission, we may use your personal information gathered via our websites to inform you of products or services available from THE GOLDEN TIME. When collecting information we will always give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving such communications. Moreover, each e-mail communication we send includes an unsubscribe link allowing you to stop delivery of that type of communication. If you elect to unsubscribe, we will remove you from the relevant list within 10 business days.
Employment Applications: in connection with a job application or inquiry, you may provide us with information about yourself, such as a resume or curriculum vitae. We may use this information throughout THE GOLDEN TIME and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates for the purpose of employment consideration. We will keep the information for future consideration unless you direct us not to do so.
Cookies are small files that websites save to your hard disk or to your browser's memory. We may use them to track the number of times you have visited the site, to track the traffic at(number of visitors to) the site, to determine and analyse visitors' use of our sites (including the effectiveness of online advertising), to store information that you provide such as your preferences, and to store technical information useful for your interactions with our websites. We may use session cookies (cookies that are deleted when your browser session ends) to store your user ID, elements of your user profile, to facilitate your movement around our websites (particularly in connection with information searches and order placement) and other information useful in administering the session. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your computer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of THE GOLDEN TIME's websites or other websites that you visit. Our sites also may contain electronic images known as web beacons - sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that allow us to count the number of users who have visited those pages. We may include web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or Newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
Except as described below, personal information you provide to THE GOLDEN TIME through our websites will not be shared outside of THE GOLDEN TIME and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission.
Disclosure to service providers: THE GOLDEN TIME contracts with other companies to provide services on our behalf, such as hosting websites, sending out information, processing transactions, and analysing our websites. We provide these companies with only those elements of your personal information they need to deliver those services. These companies and their employees are prohibited from using that personal information for any other purpose.
Disclosure to distributors: In responding to a request made by you, we may share your personal information with companies that distribute our products. In those cases, we provide these companies with only those elements of your personal information they need to respond to your request, and these companies and their employees are prohibited from using that personal information for any other purpose. In some cases, we may seek your permission to share your information with distributors for marketing purposes other than responding to a request from you. However, we will not share your information for such marketing purposes unless we have obtained your express consent to do so.
Disclosure in connection with transactions: In connection with certain transactions, we may disclose some or all of your personal information to financial institutions, government entities, and shipping companies or postal services involved in fulfilment.
Disclosures in connection with acquisitions or divestitures: Circumstances may arise where for strategic or other business reasons THE GOLDEN TIME decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize businesses in some countries. Such transaction may involve the disclosure of personal information to prospective or actual purchasers, or receiving it from sellers. It is THE GOLDEN TIME practice to seek appropriate protection of information in these types of transactions.
Disclosure for other reasons: We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal requirements or with legal process served on us, to protect and defend our rights or property, or in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of any individual.