Bridgestone South Africa

Privacy Policy

Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd (Bridgestone) is committed to protecting your personal information.

With this site, Bridgestone has opportunities to receive your personal information through your inquiries on products, any promotional programs or questionnaires. Bridgestone believes that it is an important responsibility to protect any of your personal information.
To better protect your privacy, Bridgestone provides the following policies that apply to this site. Bridgestone prevents any leakage, misuse or alteration of your personal information to the best of our ability.

What is personal information?

Personal information is your name, address, age, telephone number, e-mail address, any information that personally identifies you, or any information that is specific to you.
How we collect your personal information.
When Bridgestone collects the personal information you submit to this site, Bridgestone clearly indicates its purpose, and so does within its necessary limitation.
If you prefer not to provide your personal information to Bridgestone, you can deny the submission on your own decision. However, please note that by denying your personal information submission, you may not be able to utilize some of the services on this site that require the submission of your personal information.
Bridgestone automatically receives your IP address, cookie information or information on any web pages that you review, and records this information onto our server. Such gathered information may be used to customize our site contents, which you review and improve our site contents.

How we use your personal information.

Bridgestone only uses your personal information within the specific purpose that is indicated to you. We will inform you beforehand if an occasion arises where we will need to use your personal information beyond the purpose originally indicated to you. If you do not agree, you can deny the usage of your personal information.

Non-disclosure of your personal information to third parties.

Bridgestone does not disclose, transfer or lend the personal information you submit to our site to any third parties, save :

  1. When we obtain your permission.
  2. When we find it necessary to disclose it to Bridgestone-affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors or agencies in order to answer any inquiries from you.
  3. When we find it necessary to disclose information to other companies or persons with which Bridgestone contracts, that have confidentiality agreements with Bridgestone, in order to implement what was indicated to you.
  4. When such information is processed into non-personally-identifiable information as statistical data.
  5. In case of urgent circumstances to protect people’s life, body or property.
  6. In case of being required by law to disclose.

Use by visitors under the age of 18:

Bridgestone is also committed to protecting personal information of any site visitors who are under the age of 18. Bridgestone recommends guardians to review the web site when site visitors under the age of 18 accesses to this site. If you are under the age of 18, please provide your personal information with the consent of your guardian.

A word on Cookies.

Cookies are IDs consisting of alphabets and numbers that this site sends to your computer hard drive through your web browser. The system on this site uses Cookies to recognize your browser and can provide functions such as storing your access information until your next site visit.
You can set up the browser not to receive new Cookies, to arrange a warning to appear on the screen when Cookies are received or to void the cookie functions (please refer to help in your browser's toolbar).
If you do so, you may not be able to utilize some functions on this site. To fully utilize this site, we recommend that you permit the receipt of cookies.

A word on security.

When you submit your personal information on this site, we will use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) or other equivalent methods in order to protect transmission of data.

Please, however, be aware that the security measures we take cannot be guaranteed to be safe from intrusion by all unauthorised persons and Bridgstone can take no responsibility for unauthorised, unintended access to your personal information by third parties. Accordingly you submit your personal information at your own risk.

Inquiries, corrections or deletion of personal information

If you would like to inquire, make any corrections or request deletion of your personal information, please place your request by clicking on Contact Us

Revision of this privacy policy

Bridgestone may revise our privacy policy for this site. Any major policy revisions will be posted on our site in an easy-to-find and timely manner.

Responsibility control and contact for inquiries

Bridgestone has assigned a person in charge and a service contact to handle any inquiries you may have about this site. Please place your questions or opinions by clicking on Contact Us.

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