Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This document describes how this web site ("Site"), controlled by Mazda Motor Corporation ("Mazda"), collects and uses data about you. This includes data you provide us as well as data we may collect about your site usage patterns. This statement pertains specifically to the Mazda Global Site. During the course of your visit, you may move to other Mazda's web sites, including the sites intended to provide information about Mazda's financial status. In addition, Site may provide links to third party sites not controlled by Mazda, such as those belonging to Mazda distributors. It is recommended that you check the specific privacy statements of those sites before providing any personally identifiable information.

Normal Web Site Usage

During normal web site usage we do not collect or store personally identifiable information such as name, mailing address, email address, phone number or social security number; provided, however, that if you make an inquiry / reservation of museum tours by email or through Site, you will give and we will collect and store the name of your Internet service provider, your name, address, phone number, email address and the contents of your inquiry.

Collection of personally identifiable information

As mentioned above, if you make an inquiry / reservations of museum tours to us by email or through Site, we will collect and store some personally identifiable information such as name, address, phone number, email address, name of Internet service provider as well as the contents of the inquiry. This information is to be collected and stored in a manner appropriate to the nature of the data by Mazda or its partners including Mazda distributors or affiliates and is used to fulfill your request. If you tell us at the time that you provide information, that the information should not be used as a basis for further contact, we will respect your request. The information you provide is used in order to handle your inquiry only. This data may be provided to our partners including Mazda distributors and affiliates within Mazda for their use in order to handle your inquiry. This information may also be provided to our agencies for use on behalf of Mazda in order to handle your inquiry in accordance with our prescribed privacy policy. Aside from the above, it is never provided or sold to any other company for that company's independent use.

Electronic Mail sent to us that contains personal information

In addition to the above, Internet users may decide to send Mazda personally identifying information, for example, in a message containing information about your Mazda product. We will use this information for the purpose identified in the email in order to enhance our understanding of you and improve our service to you. We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy. A revised Privacy Policy will only apply to data collected subsequent to its effective date. Any revisions will be posted at least 10 days prior to its effective date.

Cookies

“Cookies” are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enable the server to collect information from the browser. The types of information stored by these Cookies may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, details of your computer system, browser information, geolocation information, and details of pages visited (and for how long) and web site functionality accessed. We use them in order to make Site work, or enhance your experience on Site such as making it more convenient for you to find information that may have interested you in a previous session. We also use Cookies to obtain data for statistical purposes on the use of Site that allow us to improve the services we provide through Site.

Most browsers allow you to turn off the Cookies function. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your web browser. However, certain aspects of Site or particular functionality may not be available or may not perform optimally if you turn off Cookies.

Third party vendors, including Google, Inc. (“Google”) show our ads on sites on the Internet and serve these ads based on a user’s prior visits to Site. We also use analytics data supplied by these vendors to inform and optimize our ad campaigns based on your prior visits to Site.

Site also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses Cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to gather information about your use of the web site (including your IP address). 

You may refuse the use of Cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of Site. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (Cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/. Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/.

Copyright Notice

All text, images, graphics, animation, videos, music, sounds and other materials on Site ("Materials") are subject to the copyrights and other intellectual property rights of Mazda, its affiliated companies and its licensors. Mazda owns the copyrights in the selection, coordination and arrangement of the Materials. Any of the Materials may be neither copied for commercial use or distribution nor modified or reposted to other sites.

Limited License

Site is provided by Mazda and may be used for informational purposes only. By using Site or downloading any of the Materials from Site, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to abide by these terms and conditions, do not use Site or download any of the Materials from Site.

Subject to your continued compliance with the terms and conditions set forth in this Privacy Policy, Mazda grants you, a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use, display and listen to Site and the Materials thereon. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of Site in any way.

Mazda authorizes you to view and download the Materials at Site only for your personal, non-commercial use. This authorization is not a transfer of title in the Materials and copies of the Materials and is subject to the following restrictions: 1) you must retain, on all copies of the Materials downloaded, all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Materials; 2) you may not modify the Materials in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose; and 3) you must not transfer the Materials to any other person unless you give them notice of, and they agree to accept, the obligations arising under these terms and conditions of use. Any reproduction or redistribution of the content is expressly prohibited. Without our permission, using copies of Site is prohibited. Site, including all Materials, is protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions, whether or not a copyright notice is present on the Materials. You agree to comply with all copyright laws worldwide in your use of Site and to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Materials. Except as expressly provided herein, Mazda does not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, trademarks, copyrights.

Trademark Notice

All trademarks displayed on Site are subject to the trademark rights of Mazda Motor Corporation, its affiliated companies or its Licensors. These trademarks include, but are not limited to, vehicle model names (e.g. Mazda2, Mazda6, Mazdaspeed Axela, MPV, MX-5, Miata, RX-8), slogans, logos and emblems. The unauthorized use of any trademark displayed on Site is strictly prohibited.