Privacy Policy (Original: Dated March 5, 2008)

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Noritake recognizes the importance of privacy. This policy applies to all of the products, services and websites offered by Noritake Co., Inc. and other Noritake companies. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy.

If you have any question about this policy, you can contact us online or by mail at:

Noritake Co., Inc.
ATTN: Privacy Policy
2635 Clearbrook Drive
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Information we collect and how we use them:


Information you provide – Noritake collects information about your transaction and registration. We ask for your name, email address, business information, address, city, state, zip code, country, daytime phone number and evening phone number. During transaction we also request credit card or other payment account information which we maintain in encrypted form on secure servers. We may combine information you submit under your account with other Noritake companies to provide you with a better experience and to improve the quality of our services.

Noritake cookies – when you visit Noritake, we send cookies to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. The cookies gather information regarding your browsing activities. We use cookies to uniquely identify users, and tailor our products and services to suit your interest. Most browsers accept cookies by default but you can set your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent or remove all cookies. Depending on your browser setting, expired cookies might be deleted automatically.

Log information – Information that is sent through your browser is recorded automatically and stored on our server. Your browser automatically sends information whenever website is visited. Server logs may include your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, previously visited website and date and time of your request.

User Communication – When you send email or other communication to Noritake, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.

Noritake processes personal information on our servers in the United States of America and in other countries. In some cases, we process personal information on a server outside your own country.

Information Sharing

Noritake does not rent, sell or share personal information with other companies or individuals. Under following limited circumstances, Noritake will share personal information with other companies or individuals outside of Noritake:
We have your consent. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.
We provide such information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies or other trusted business or person for the purpose of processing personal information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to process information based on our instruction and in compliance with this policy and ensure the confidentiality and security of personal information.

We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to:
Satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request
Enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof
Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues
Protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of Noritake, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.

Only if Noritake is acquired by or merged with another company, your information will be transferred. In this event, Noritake will notify you before personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Confidentiality and Security

We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to fulfill their job requirement.

We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect your personal information.

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.

We restrict access to personal information to Noritake employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop, improve our services or to respond to your inquiry. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and if they fail to meet these obligations, these individuals may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution.

Changes to this policy

Please note that this privacy policy may change without notice. We will not reduce your rights under this policy without your explicit consent and we expect most changes to be minor. To ensure users are informed with the accurate information we will post any policy changes on this page and if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice. Each version of this policy will be identified at the top of the page by its effective date, and we will also keep prior versions of this privacy policy in an archive for your review.


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