Privacy Policy

Nexteer Automotive Corporation (“Nexteer” or “We”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.  This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) applies to the websites located at nexteer.com and any other websites owned and operated by Nexteer that direct the viewer or user to this Policy (“Websites”). Websites that are owned and operated by Nexteer may contain links to websites that are owned and operated by other companies. This Policy does not apply to websites and services that are owned and operated by third parties.

Information We Collect

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On the Websites;
  • In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and the Websites.

It does not apply to information collected by:

  • Nexteer offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Nexteer or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or
  • any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content that may link to or be accessible from the Websites.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Websites. By accessing or using the Websites, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of the Websites after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of the Websites, including information:

  • by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number,
  • about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access the Websites and usage details.

This information is collected:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate through the Websites. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, [and other tracking technologies].

Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect on or through the Websites may include:

  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

As you navigate through and interact with the Websites, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to the Websites, including traffic data and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Websites.
  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information.  It helps us to improve the Websites and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Websites. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to the Websites.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present the Websites and their contents to you;
  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us;
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information;
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  • With your consent.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Nexteer, our customers, or others.

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Tracking Technologies. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

Access

  • Nexteer shall allow Data Subjects to access their Personal Data and to correct, amend or delete inaccurate information or information that is processed against the Principles, except (i) where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to the privacy of the Data Subject in the case in question, (ii) for requests which are manifestly abusive, based on unreasonable intervals or their number or repetitive or systematic nature, or (iii) where the rights of persons other than the Data Subject would be violated

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to the Websites. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Websites.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Any changes we make to our privacy policy will be posted on this page with a notice that the privacy policy has been updated on the Websites’ home page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you by company email. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for periodically visiting the Websites and this privacy policy to check for

EU / US Privacy Shield

With respect to Personal Information received or transferred pursuant to Privacy Shield, Nexteer is subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The Company’s commitment to participate in the Privacy Shield program can be found at the following DOC website located at: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list

Recourse, Enforcement, and Liability.

Nexteer commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. European Union individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding this privacy policy should first contact the Global Privacy Officer at arun.desouza@www.nexteer.com.

The Privacy Officer will respond to access requests within a reasonable time period, in a reasonable manner, and in a form that is readily intelligible to the individual. In addition, Nexteer has agreed to cooperate with the European Data Protection Authorities: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm

For the purpose of handling any unresolved complaints regarding personal data concerns. Data Subjects may engage their local Data Protection and/or Labor Authority concerning adherence to the principles of the EU / US Privacy Shield and Nexteer shall respond directly to such authorities with regard to investigations and resolution of complaints.