Thank you for your interest in our products and for visiting the makitatools.com
our firm commitment to your privacy. The following discloses our information gathering
and dissemination practices on our website. By merely visiting makitatools.com you
are not obligated to provide us with any personal information.
Internet Protocol (IP) Address and Technical Information Collection
An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer every
time you browse the Internet. When users request a page from our site, our servers
log the user's current IP address, certain information about your computer (such
as your operating system, web browser information and screen resolution). Our servers
may also track the number of visits to our site, how many times each page is accessed,
the paths visitors take to access various pages and other usage details. This information
is used to help us administer and improve our website, to identify unique visitors
and to gather broad demographic information and compile general statistics. We may
share this information in aggregated form (i.e., in a form that does not identify
you specifically) with third parties and/or other affiliate marketing websites and/or
web servers. We may also use third parties tracking technology to collect statistical
Our website uses "cookie" technology. "Cookies" are strings of text that a website
stores on a user's computer. Cookies enable us to keep track of our users' preferences
so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our site. If you choose not
to receive these cookies, you may reset your browser to reject them (consult your
particular browser instructions on how to do this.) Please note, however, that if
you reject a cookie, certain areas of some sites may not function properly.
Collection and Use of Non-Identifiable Information
Makita U.S.A., Inc. uses one or more companies to place advertisements for our products
and services and those of third parties on our Site and third-party sites. Cookies
and other technologies such as Web beacons or tags are used to measure the effectiveness
of our ads and to determine the display of content and advertising to you based
on your interests both on our site, as well as on third-party sites where you may
visit. To support this interest based advertising solution, we, and companies who
we have contracted with, may use anonymous information about your visits to our
and other Web sites. The information collected and used by this process is always
anonymous, and does not enable any third-party to identify you individually.
Although it is our hope that you find the display of advertising to you based on
your anonymous interests valuable, if you would prefer not to participate in the
services offered through these solutions, you can always opt-out of this activity
by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) website by clicking
Collection and Use of Personally-Identifiable Information
Makita U.S.A., Inc. collects personally identifiable information from users of our website in a number
Our website's registration function allows you to voluntarily give us contact information
such as your name, mailing address, email address and phone number. We use this
information to ensure that you are eligible to register for members-only sections
of our website, to send you information about our company and products, for marketing
research, and to better serve you.
Our website incorporates order forms and similar functions by which you may request
information, products, and services. We use the information you provide to respond
to your request and may use this information to send you information about our company
We may run promotions or conduct online surveys on our website in which we ask you
for contact information. We use this information in order to complete and fulfill
the promotion, collect the survey or for the other purposes identified at the time
of collection and may use this information to send you information about our company
When we collect information from you as described above, we may include you in mailing
lists for communications from us and our partners advertising products and services.
Our site provides you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from
us at the point where we request your contact information. It gives you the option
to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service. You can
also email us at email@example.com.
In addition, we may send communications advertising our products and services to
people who have not requested it. For example, a user of our website may request
that we send our catalog or an e-mail newsletter to a friend. Each such mailing
or e-mail (other than one-time mailings) will include simple instructions should
you decide do not wish to receive mailings or e-mail from us. If at any time you
request to be removed from our mailing list, no further mailings or e-mails will
be sent to you once your request for removal has been processed.
Protection and Use of Personally-Identifiable Information
If you share personal information with us, that information will be treated with
strict confidentiality and only used or disclosed as provided in this policy. Some
of the products and services we offer require us to share your personal information
with service providers we use to provide our services to you (for example, if you
order replacement parts through our website, we will be required to provide your
name and address to a shipping company to ship the parts to you). In order to provide
these products and services to you, we must share certain personal information about
you with these providers. We may also disclose your personal information to third
parties that indirectly allow us to provide services to you. For example, our web
hosting provider may have access to personal information transmitted through our
website. In addition, we may disclose personal information pursuant to a subpoena
or other legal requirement or to enforce our legal rights.
Any personal information we collect will be stored in a secure location and will
only be accessible by designated staff or authorized agents. We will require that
any service providers with access to your personal information agree to maintain
the confidentiality of this personal information in accordance with this policy.
We will not sell, rent, or trade your specific personal information to a third party.
However, we reserve the right to transfer data (including personally identifiable
information collected through our website) to a buyer in connection with a sale
of stock or assets, merger or any other similar transaction involving Makita USA
Inc. if the buyer agrees to honor the promises of privacy that we have made to you.
Occasionally, we may send summary data pertaining to our customers to third parties
in order to enhance our products and services, but the summary information does
not include any information that can personally be traced to you.
Makitatools.com contains links to other sites. If you choose to leave this site
via links to other non-Makita sites, including those of advertisers, we are not
responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. In addition,
we are not responsible for the cookies those sites use.
Our website is intended for use only by people 18 years of age or older. If you
are not 18 years of age or older, please do not submit any personally identifiable
information about yourself through our website or otherwise. We never knowingly
target or collect personally identifiable information directly from children. We
will not use any games, prizes or other activities/inducements directed at children
for any purpose.
be updated at any time without prior notice by the posting of a modified version
on our website so you should review this policy periodically.
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