PRIVACY POLICY

Revised and effective: April 1, 2018

Sharp Middle East & Africa (“Sharp”) is committed to protect your privacy. By accessing the site and disclosing your information on the Site, you agree to the practices described in this Privacy Policy; if you do not accept our Policy, we request to leave the site.

This Site clearly specifies the intended purpose for private information supplied by users. Information will not be used for any other purpose. Sharp employs a management supervisor to handle private information that you provide and ensure that it is properly managed.Private information provided to this website will not be disclosed to any third party without the permission of the user, except in the following circumstances:
· The user has given consent for the disclosure of his or her personal information;
· The disclosure of personal information is required by law or in response to a request by government authorities.
· The user’s personal information may be disclosed to companies contracted by Sharp to perform functions necessary to the operation of the website. In such cases, the personal information disclosed will be limited in scope to the minimum necessary and the companies to which the information is disclosed will be bound by contract or other agreement to manage the information in the most appropriate manner possible.
Sharp abides by all statutes, laws, and regulations governing the use of personal information on this website. Furthermore, Sharp regularly reviews and continuously improves its activities in the aforementioned situations. The points described above take precedence over notifications regarding the handling of personal information that may appear elsewhere on this website.

Collection and Use
We may collect the following information when you access the Web Site:
(a) Anonymous web statistics collected as you browse the Site
(b) Personal Information you knowingly provide us when you (i) register personal details (ii) sign up for product information, (iii) participate in direct marketing activities such as online promotion, surveys and lucky draws, and/or (iv) submit a question or provide feedback or otherwise contact us or request information from us, (v) send a product inquiry  (vi) download product brochure/catalog/datasheet on our Site.
We may also collect and process Personal Information from other entities in the Sharp group or from a third party who may lawfully pass to us information about you, including but not limited to our suppliers, agents as well as authorized dealers and resellers.

You agree we may use your Personal Information to:
(a) monitor use of, customize, measure and improve our services, content and advertising;
(b) provide services and customer support you request;
(c) allow you to participate in contests and surveys;
(d) send you marketing, service, promotional offers, and new product launch updates
We shall not be liable for data input errors arising from your registration or submission of Personal Information.
Cookies and Passive Tracking
A “cookie” is an element of data that can be sent to your browser. Your browser may then store it on your system based on the preferences you have set on your browser. Cookies gather information about your operating system including, but not limited to, browser type, and Internet Protocol address.
The Site uses cookies to enhance the information and services provided, and to make navigating the Web Site more convenient. The Website does not use cookies to obtain information that would allow it to identify you except in cases where you have agreed to provide such information beforehand.
Access, Correction, and Withdrawal of Consent
We provide individuals with access to their Personal Information where we believe appropriate, including in situations where you are entitled to access and review your Personal Information under applicable data protection and privacy laws. If you wish to access, update or withdraw consent for the use of the Personal Information that you have submitted through the Web Site, or to make any inquiries about the processing of such information, please contact us as described in Contact Information below.
Disclosure and Retention
We may provide or transfer your Personal Information you provide to other entities in the Sharp group, our authorised dealers and resellers as well as our suppliers and will not share or disclose your personal information to other third parties without your permission unless

(a) required to do so in compliance with any law, regulation, subpoena or court order;
(b) upon the request of a government, regulatory or law enforcement agency;
(c) for the investigation and help to prevent security threats, fraud or other malicious activity;
(d) to enforce/protect the rights and properties of Sharp or its affiliates; or
(e) to protect the rights or personal safety of Sharp employees and third parties.

Protection of Minors
If you are under the age of 18 years, please do not submit any Personal Information without the consent from your parent(s) or legal guardian.
Third Party Web Sites and Social Media Sites
The Site may contain links to other web sites hosted by third parties whose privacy practices may differ from us. We do not endorse or make any representations about these third party websites and will not be responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites, even if they appear as part of the Web Site. The Personal Information you choose to provide to or that is collected by these third parties is not covered by this site policy. If you link to or otherwise visit any these third party websites, please review their respective privacy policies.
The Site may provide social media features that enable you to share information with your social networks and to interact with us on various social media sites. Your use of these features may result in the collection or sharing of information about you, depending on the feature. Please review the privacy policies and settings on the social media sites with which you interact so as to ensure that you understand the information that could be shared by those sites.
We expressly disclaim to the maximum extent permissible at law any liability for the security or privacy practices included on or operated by the operators of third party websites and social media sites.

 

Contact Information

If you need assistance accessing or updating your Personal Information we have collected or if you have any questions relating to this site policy, please write to our Customer Service Officer at the following email address: bsdmarketing@smef.sharp-world.com