Collection of General Information
We may collect and/or track information provided to us by your browser, including the website you came from, the type of browser you use, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you. In addition, we may gather information about you that is automatically collected by our web server, such as your IP address and domain name.
Kowa may make use of non-personally identifiable statistical information collected from users (browser type, geographical location, age, gender) for optimization of its websites as part of its continual internal review process and in a general way to learn more about its clients. We may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. This information will not be disclosed to third parties by Kowa. This data will only be used for the stated purpose and will not be used for any unsolicited communication unless you give us permission.
Kowa may use tracking technology (known as 'cookies') that deposits certain bits of information on your hard drive. Cookies allow us to track and target your interests to tailor our sites to suit your needs better.
Personally Identifiable Information
Kowa may collect personally identifiable information (such as name, address, telephone/fax number and e-mail address) only when voluntarily provided by a visitor to our websites. Kowa does not sell, rent or otherwise make available any personally identifiable information submitted by visitors to our website to any third parties other than our affiliates, authorized Kowa staff or our agents (who have agreed to keep information secure), or as may be required by law. This information will not be used for any direct marketing or unsolicited follow-up unless we have previously informed you of this possible use and you have given us your express permission when submitting it. Kowa may use this information for such purposes as:
- Sending you paper publications or other correspondence
- Sending you e-mail press releases or notification
- Delivering goods or prizes
Kowa has implemented reasonable security features to help protect the personally identifiable information that you have submitted from unauthorized access, use, alteration, or release. Personal information is stored in a secure database. Please note, however, that although Kowa has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site for users, we cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to and/or from Kowa via the Site or e-mail. Accordingly, we are not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet.
Children and young people under 18 are requested to get permission from their parent or guardian before they submit personal data to Kowa websites.
This policy may be modified from time to time, and changes will be communicated promptly on this page.