1. PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED ON THE WEBSITE
1.1 To provide the Website and all services offered on the Website to the German market, Kubota Germany will collect, process and use certain personal data about Users of the relevant Website and services. Such data is stored and processed also by Kubota Europe as joint data controller as the entity responsible for hosting and managing the Website, services, and related databases, including for other European countries.
1.3 In particular, Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany may collect Users’ personal data:
(a) via online forms, registration of online Users or their subscription for services, promotions, contests or responses to surveys or reporting any problems on the Website;
(b) via information provided by the User in a letter sent to Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany or any group company;
(c) in the context of the contracts that the User may enter into on the Website, and in particular the purchase of Kubota products;
(d) via a cookie recorded during visits to the Website (please see Section 6 below), subject to User’s prior consent. The data collected will include Website browsing, actions, pages viewed, frequency and dates of access, etc.
1.4 Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany take reasonable steps to ensure the security of such data and to prevent their illegal use or any unauthorised access, disclosure, destruction or loss.
1.5 The provision of personal data is optional. However, in the event of refusal to disclose personal data, Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany may not be able to process your request. If you decide to disclose your personal data to Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany, the mandatory or optional nature of the fields to be filled in will be clearly marked.
2. PURPOSES OF PROCESSING USERS’ PERSONAL DATA.
2.1 The personal data of each User will be kept with any additional information that the User may have disclosed to Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany from time to time, and will be used to provide you the services offered on the Website and any other related services requested, and more generally, to manage the customer relationship. Where required under applicable law, Kubota Europe and/or Kubota Germany will obtain your prior consent to confirm your agreement with the intended processing.
2.2 Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany may also use the personal data of Users to analyse Website use and/or keep them informed about other products and services which, according to Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany, might interest them or, more generally, for any commercial prospecting if the User has consented to these uses by selecting the box provided for this purpose. Your consent to the uses described above is voluntary and you may withdraw it with effect for the future at any time by sending a respective request to the contact information provided under Section 5. You may further access the wording of any consent declarations you have made, if any, at any time by sending a respective request to the contact information provided under Section 5.
2.3 Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany may also use personal data to process specific requests made through the Website including any order.
3. RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA.
Kubota Germany and Kubota Europe will only store Users’ personal data for the period necessary and proportionate for its processing.
4. RECIPIENTS OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA.
4.1 Personal data is intended for Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany and their staff. This data may be disclosed to third parties involved in the Kubota product order flow (including banks and delivery services) or any third party designated by Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany, as necessary for the provision of the services offered on the Website. All staff and any third parties referred to above are subject to strict confidentiality rules.
4.2 In addition, if you duly notified your acceptance, personal data may be used for purposes of commercial prospecting and marketing by other entities of the Kubota group of companies and by resellers of Kubota products.
4.3 Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany and/or any company of the Kubota group may, from time to time, increase or reduce its activities which may involve the sale of certain divisions or the transfer of control of certain Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany activities to other parties. If any, the personal data provided by Users is to be transferred/assigned to the successor of the activity and the successor or the new controlling party will be authorised hereunder to use such personal data for the sole purposes for which it was provided by you. As required by applicable, law, additional measures will be implemented to justify any transfer of personal data, such as providing appropriate prior information or obtaining prior consent.
4.4 Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany will not sell your personal data to advertisers without your permission. Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany may share your personal data with its service providers and subcontractors, such as distributors appointed by Kubota Europe and/or Kubota Germany, which process your personal data only behalf and in accordance with the instructions of Kubota Europe and/or Kubota Germany (as applicable) to help them provide requested Kubota products and services including the services offered via the Website. Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany may, from time to time, transfer your personal data to service providers located outside the European Economic Area, some of which may have laws on personal data protection that differ from those of the EU or no data protection law. Kubota Germany and/or Kubota Europe (as applicable) will ensure that your Personal Data is adequately protected by these service providers.
5. USERS’ RIGHTS REGARDING THEIR PERSONAL DATA / CONTACT
5.1 In accordance with French and German Data Laws the User has:
(a) a right of access to his personal data processed by Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany
(b) a right to correct, update and delete personal data
(c) the right to object, for legitimate reasons, to his personal data being processed;
(d) the right to object to his personal data being used for prospecting purposes, including in particular commercial purposes;
(e) the right to withdraw any consent declaration given through the Website (if any) with effect for the future at any time, and to access the wording of such consent declaration at any time.
5.2 The User may exercise his rights by contacting Kubota Europe and/or Kubota Germany by email at the following address: email@example.com, or by postal mail at: Kubota (Deutschland) GmbH, Senefelder Straße 3-5, 63110 Rodgau.
6.1 Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany may use “cookies” when the User accesses the Website in particular to prevent the User from having to re-enter information on different occasions. Some of the cookies used on the Website are strictly necessary to provide the requested services. As a rule, these cookies will be deleted after your session has ended. Other cookies, such as for web analytics, will be stored for a longer period and will only be placed where you have given your prior consent. Under Section 6.3 below, you can find an overview of the cookies used, their purposes and their lifespan.
6.2 To the extent that you have provided your personal data, including your email address, during your registration or your access to the Website or any of our services, Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany may, subject to your choices, associate browsing information for your device, processed by the cookies that Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany emit, with your personal data to send you, for example, electronic surveys or to display on your device, in advertising space containing cookies that Kubota Europe and Kubota Germany emit, personalised advertising that is specifically intended for you, and may be of personal interest to you.
6.3 When using our website and not disabling cookies, and as necessary based upon your prior consent, the following cookies will be used on the Website for the purposes described below:
|COOKIE||NAME AND LIFESPAN|
|Google_analytics||Google Analytics||Google analytics||30 days|
|_icl_current_language||WordPress||Language of the user||1 day|
|PHPSESSID||WordPress||Your id session (b)||End of session|
6.4 If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can change the settings of your computer and your browser. You may also specifically opt-out from the use of Google Analytics at any time as further explained in Section 7 below.
7. USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS
7.2 Google will use this information as commissioned data processor to help Kubota Germany and Kubota Europe evaluate the use of the Website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other statistical and analytical services relating to usage of the Website. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
7.3 You may prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about your use of this Website (including your IP address) and opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites by downloading and installing a browser-plugin which is available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
7.4 As an alternative to installing the browser-plugin, or in case you use the Website with browsers on mobile devices, you can also opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics if you click on the following opt-out link: Opt-out of Google Analytics Tracking : In this case, an opt-out cookie will be placed on your browser that prevents any further tracking of your use of this Website by Google Analytics. Please remember that you will have to opt-out again if you delete all cookies stored on your device.
7.5 You will also have to opt-out for each device you use to visit our Website. For an overview of privacy at Google, please click below :