The Website is not intended for minors or children under 18 years of age. Yamaha does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If you are under the age of 18, you may not use the Website or cause your Personal Information to be submitted to the Website.
Collection of Personal Information
As defined above, Personal Information is information that can be directly associated with a specific person or entity. Yamaha collects a range of Personal Information from and about Website users. Much of the Personal Information collected by Yamaha about users is information provided by users themselves. Personal Information may be collected in connection with your visit to this Website or your use of the interactive features on the Website.
We may also obtain Personal Information about you from our affiliates and business partners, based on information that has already been shared with or made available to them.
Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Information
Yamaha may disclose your Personal Information as permitted or required by law, in conjunction with a government inquiry, law enforcement activities or in litigation or dispute resolution. In addition, if a Yamaha service provider is located outside of Canada, your personal information may be collected, processed and stored in a country where the laws are different from those in Canada, and where local law enforcement or the local government (e.g. the U.S. government) may be able to obtain disclosure of your personal information under the local laws.
Finally, the Website, does contain links to sites outside of and not controlled by Yamaha such as those belonging to authorized dealers, social media, video hosting, or independent product review sites. Yamaha is not responsible for these sites, their omissions or for the policies or content of the websites. We recommend that you read the privacy policies of these sites before making a decision to provide your personal information to the site operators.
Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Your Non-Personal Information
Like most website operators, Yamaha gathers from users of the Website Non-Personal Information of the sort that Web browsers, depending on their settings, may make available. That information includes "cookies," the user's Internet Protocol ("IP") address and Media Access Control ("MAC") numbers, which may be considered Personal Information in certain countries or geopolitical regions, the number of times a user visits the Website, accesses, operating system and browser type, screen resolution, and the locations of the Web pages the user views right before arriving at, while navigating and immediately after leaving the Website.
Yamaha analyzes Non-Personal Information gathered from users of the Website to help Yamaha better understand how the Website is being used. By identifying patterns and trends in usage, Yamaha is able to better design the Website to improve users' experiences, both in terms of content and ease of use. From time to time, Yamaha may also release the Non-Personal Information gathered from Website users in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the Website.
Use of “Cookies” and Tracking Technology
As with other Non-Personal Information gathered from users of the Website, Yamaha analyzes and discloses in aggregated form information gathered using web cookies, so as to help Yamaha, its partners and others better understand how the Website is being used. Yamaha may link information gathered using cookies to Personal Information.
YAMAHA USERS WHO DO NOT WISH TO HAVE WEB COOKIES PLACED ON THEIR COMPUTERS SHOULD SET THEIR BROWSERS TO REFUSE WEB COOKIES BEFORE ACCESSING THE WEBSITE, WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT CERTAIN FEATURES OF THE WEBSITE MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY WITHOUT THE AID OF WEB COOKIES. WEBSITE USERS WHO REFUSE WEB COOKIES ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY RESULTING LOSS OF FUNCTIONALITY.
YOU MAY NOT DECLINE WEB BEACONS AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGY, HOWEVER. THEY CAN BE RENDERED INEFFECTIVE BY DECLINING ALL COOKIES OR MODIFYING YOUR BROWSER SETTING TO NOTIFY YOU EACH TIME A COOKIE IS TENDERED AND PERMIT YOU TO ACCEPT OR DECLINE COOKIES ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS.
You can learn more about web beacons and other tracking technology as well as options for opting out of ad targeting by visiting:
All marketing communications Yamaha sends to you will provide you with contact information to withdraw your consent should you decide that you no longer wish to receive such marketing communications and promotional materials.
Withdrawing Your Consent
If you prefer that we do not use or disclose your Personal Information for any or all of the purposes outlined, including marketing purposes or consumer research, you may let us know at the time of collection, or at any time by contacting us via email email@example.com. Please note that if you do not consent to Yamaha’s use and disclosure of your Personal Information, this may affect our ability to provide you with particular products and services.
Accessing Your Personal Information
You can access and review your Personal Information held by Yamaha and make corrections to it. Please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Yamaha reserves the right not to change any Personal Information but will append any alternative text the individual concerned believes appropriate.
Yamaha will endeavor to provide the information you require within a reasonable time and no later than 60 days following the request.
Retention of Your Personal Information
Yamaha will only keep your Personal Information for as long as it is required for internal business purposes and in order to satisfy various accounting and legal requirements. When we no longer require your Personal Information, we will take steps to ensure that is destroyed, or that your personally identifiable information is removed.
Contacting Yamaha About Your Personal Information
If you wish to withdraw or change your consent to Yamaha’s use and disclosure of your Personal Information, or if you would like to contact us with a question or complaint regarding our use or disclosure of your Personal Information, please contact us via email email@example.com or by visit our web site at ca.yamaha.com.