Last Updated: July 2018


OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY

Kohler Co. and its affiliates (“Kohler”) are committed to your privacy. We want you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information. This Privacy Policy describes our practices in connection with information that we collect online and offline:


WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Personal Information” is information that identifies you as a natural person or relates to an identifiable natural person. We may collect and process the following Personal Information:


Other Information” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an identifiable individual. We may collect and process the following Other Information:


If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, then we will collect, use and disclose it for the purposes for which we collect, use and disclose Personal Information as detailed in this Policy.


HOW WE COLLECT PERSONAL AND OTHER INFORMATION

We and our service providers may collect Personal Information online in a variety of ways in connection with our services or products, including:


We also may collect Personal Information offline in a variety of ways in connection with our, including


We also may collect Personal Information from other sources, including:


We need to collect Personal Information in order to provide our products and services to you. If you do not provide the information requested, we may not be able to provide our products or services. If you disclose any Personal Information relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with our products and services, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


We and our service providers may collect Other Information in a variety of ways, including:


We may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. In some instances, we may combine Other Information with Personal Information. If we do, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information as long as it is combined.


HOW WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION

We and our service providers use Personal Information for legitimate business purposes, including:


We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with a legal obligation, and/or because we have a legitimate interest.


We will engage in this activity with your consent or where we have a legitimate interest.


We will engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you and/or to comply with a legal obligation.


We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with a legal obligation, and/or because we have a legitimate interest.


HOW WE DISCLOSE PERSONAL INFORMATION

We disclose Personal Information:

  • To our affiliates for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy
  • To our third-party service providers, to facilitate services they provide to us
  • By using our Services, you may elect to disclose Personal Information

  • We also use and disclose your Personal Information as necessary or appropriate, especially when we have a legal obligation or legitimate interest to do so:


    HOW LONG WE RETAIN PERSONAL INFORMATION

    We retain Personal Information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained and consistent with applicable law. The criteria used to determine our retention periods include:


    WHAT SECURITY MEASURES WE USE

    We have implemented internal policies and technical measures to protect Personal Information from loss, accidental destruction, misuse or disclosure. Such internal policies and technical measures include:


    WHAT CHOICES YOU HAVE

    You have choices regarding marketing-related communications. If you no longer want to receive marketing-related emails from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt-out by following the unsubscribe instructions in any such message or by contacting us by email at KohlerGlobalDataPrivacy@kohler.com. We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that if you opt-out of receiving marketing-related emails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages, from which you cannot opt-out.

    PRIVACY RIGHTS FOR RESIDENTS OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA

    If you are resident in the European Economic Area, under European law you have the following rights in respect of your personal information that we hold:


    If you wish to exercise one of these rights, please contact us at KohlerGlobalDataPrivacy@kohler.com.

    You also have the right to lodge a complaint to your local data protection authority.

    Residents in other jurisdictions may also have similar rights to the above. Please contact us at KohlerGlobalDataPrivacy@kohler.com if you would like to exercise one of these rights, and we will comply with any request to the extent required under applicable law.

    THIRD PARTY SERVICES

    This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties.

    This includes any third party operating any website or service to which our websites may link. The inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us or by our affiliates.

    In addition, we are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure or security policies or practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM or any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider or device manufacturer, including with respect to any Personal Information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Apps or our Social Media.

    USE OF OUR SERVICES BY MINORS

    The goods and services we provide are not directed to individuals under the age of [sixteen (16)], and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from individuals under [16].

    CROSS-BORDER TRANSFER

    Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have affiliates, outlets and facilities or in which we engage service providers. By using our services you understand that your information will be transferred to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country. In certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your Personal Information.

    Some of the non-EEA countries are recognized by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection according to EEA standards (the full list of these countries is available here). For transfers from the EEA to countries not considered adequate by the European Commission, we have put in place adequate measures, such as standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission, to protect your Personal Information. You may obtain more information by reaching out to us at KohlerGlobalDataPrivacy@kohler.com.

    UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

    The “LAST UPDATED” legend at the top of this Privacy Policy indicates when this Privacy Policy was last revised. Any changes will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy. Your use of our online services following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.

    HOW TO CONTACT US

    Kohler Co. is the company responsible for collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information under this Privacy Policy.

    If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at KohlerGlobalDataPrivacy@kohler.com.