Privacy Policy

Who We Are:

This website is operated by Harman International Industries Incorporated for and on behalf of its local affiliates (“referred to as “Harman”, “we”, “our” and “us”).

The registered address of Harman International Industries Incorporated is:

Harman International Industries

400 Atlantic Street, 15th Floor

Stamford, CT 06901, USA

+1.203.328.3500

The website you are visiting may be made available by an affiliate of Harman International Industries Incorporated.  If you have queries regarding this Privacy Policy you are advised to contact such affiliate directly.  The relevant country specific affiliate of Harman International Industries Incorporated is found under the Contact section of the website on which this Privacy Policy is posted.

Introduction:

Harman provides you this privacy policy to explain to you how Harman collects, uses and protects your personal information when you visit Harman’s web sites, register for an online purchase account, and when you use Harman’s products. Harman respects your privacy and is committed to securing your personal information. This privacy policy was last updated on 6 August 2013.

By using this website, you consent to our privacy policy.

Collecting and Using Your Personal Information:

The only personal information about you collected from the website is the personal information you provide to us.

Harman may use your personal information you provide to us in the process of establishing an account on our website in the following ways:

  1. Obtain your name for purposes of communicating with you and identifying you as a user of the web site.
  2. Verify your age as older than 13.
  3. Verify your age as other than 18 or that you have obtained your parent’s or guardian’s permission to use the web site.
  4. Send you a catalogue.
  5. Send you communications upon your request.
  6. To participate in a promotion or other web site feature.
  7. Customize and/or personalize your communications and shopping experience with Harman.
  8. Better respond to your customer concerns and complaints.
  9. Keep you informed of Harman’s upcoming product releases unless you otherwise opt out of such messages.

Your payment details provided during the order process is processed by a third party under secure conditions to confirm your use of a valid credit card and process the credit card payment. Harman does not have access to your credit card information.  Further, the delivery of the products to your address is performed by Harman’s chosen carrier.

Harman gathers non-descriptive, non-personal information about how many visitors use our website. Harman does not collect any personal information about you in this instance but Harman may collect information that a user has visited the website for statistical analysis of the public’s use of our website.

Unsubscribing, Removing or Modifying Your Information:

Harman appreciates that you may change your mind about our use of your personal information in the future. Harman offers several ways you can inform us about your privacy preferences:

  1. All email messages and newsletters will provide a description on how you can ask us to stop sending you messages and newsletters.
  2. At any time, you can send us an email to the address provided under the relevant section of the Contact page on the website.
  3. At any time, you can call our customer service number and request that you would like to change your marketing preferences.
  4. To modify or delete entirely the information you have provided during registration, please login and update your profile.

Please note that if you have unsubscribed from our communications to you, due to our internal processing requirements, you may receive communications already in production. If you request your registration information be deleted or if you unsubscribe from communications, we may maintain information about sales transactions or service inquiries for future service and record keeping purposes.

Cookies:

Harman may use cookies to improve your experience with our website. Harman may use cookies to improve Harman’s understanding of your likes and dislikes about our website to customize the website to your prior uses and to generally improve customer needs and interests. A cookie is a small removable data file that is stored by your web browser on your computer. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your web browser settings. If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. You may also delete cookies from your computer. We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

The cookies used for our European Union based websites are as follows: for first party cookies, "phpsessid" to identify a unique session on the website; for "remember my choice" or language based cookies the user is redirected to the page of their choice or is stated in the user’s preferred language, respectively. 

For third party cookies, these are "unam" set by tracking scripts; “utma" and "utmz" which are set by Google Analytics.

The purpose of the “unam” cookie is to allow you to share the content of the page by way of email, Twitter, Facebook, etc.  “Unam” only personally identifies you if you have already independently signed up with “ShareThis” and have given your consent.

The purpose of “utma” and “utmz” is to record how many people are using the website and how they move around the site once they've arrived.  More specifically, “utma” tracks how many times (if any) you have visited the website before and “utmz” identifies where you've come from e.g. from a search engine or from another website.  “Utma” and “utmz” do not store any personal information about you, just information about your computer and your browser.

 

Disclosure and Sharing Your Personal Information:

Harman does not rent or sell your personal information to any party.  Harman shall not disclose your personal data to third parties for the third party’s own purposes, but solely for the purposes described in this privacy policy. Harman may share your information with Harman’s affiliates under the same control of Harman as permitted under this privacy policy. In the event Harman is reorganized or transferred to a third party, your personal information may be transferred to the successor of Harman for the purposes and subject to the terms of this privacy policy. Harman may provide your credit card information to Harman’s bank or credit card processor solely for purposes of processing your payment. Harman may also share your information with delivery services to ship products to you. On rare occasions, we may disclose specific information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, when required by law, to enforce our website policies, or to protect our or others' rights, property, or safety. We may also share information with companies assisting in fraud protection or investigation. We do not provide information to these agencies or companies for marketing or commercial purposes.

Protecting Your Information:

Harman engages the use of numerous technological security measures to preserve the security of your information, including without limitation, encryption technologies and authentication tools. Your personal information is contained behind secure networks and is only accessible to a limited number of persons who have a need to access your personal information for purposes of managing our website and providing you information as you have requested. All orders are placed through a secure server. Please be aware that no electronic data transmission over the internet can be 100% secure.

Transferring Your Information Overseas:

If you are located outside of the United States, Harman may transfer your information to Harman’s affiliates under the same control as Harman or to other service providers outside of your country or territory. Harman manages its website from the United States. Harman acknowledges that the data protection laws and other laws of the United States may not be as comprehensive as those of your country or territory and Harman will take steps to ensure that your privacy rights are respected. Harman agrees to take the following actions on your behalf: have specific security measures in place to adequately protect your information, Harman will require its United States-based affiliates to sign a contract guaranteeing the safeguard of your personal information and set forth the specific requirements the United States-based affiliate must maintain and monitor ongoing compliance with the defined security measures.

Children's Privacy:

We respect the privacy of children. Our website is not designed to attract an audience younger than 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.

Special Provision Applicable to California Residents:

Under California laws, California residents can request information from Harman whether Harman has disclosed a person’s personal information to any third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes. Harman will not sell or share your personal information with non-Harman companies for their direct marketing purposes without your consent. California residents desiring to request further information about our compliance with these laws or have questions or concerns about our privacy practices and policies are welcome to contact us.

Obtaining a Copy of or Updating Your Personal Information:

You can write Harman at any time to obtain the personal information Harman possesses about you or modify any personal information Harman retains that is incorrect. Please let us know what information you would like to receive from us or what information is incorrect and we will respond to you. Your request should include your name and proof of your identity.

Questions and Feedback:

We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue.

Notice and Contact Information:

For questions or concerns, you may contact the relevant Harman affiliate indicated on the website you are visiting or you may contact directly Harman International Industries Incorporated at:

VIA EMAILS:

webadmin@harman.com

IN WRITING:

Harman International Industries

400 Atlantic Street, 15th Floor

Stamford, CT 06901, USA

+1.203.328.3500

 

Terms of Use:

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