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Bobcat.com Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 10/22/2013 and is effective as of that date.
Welcome to the Privacy Policy for Bobcat Company (“we” or “us” or “Bobcat”) web site located at www.bobcat.com/cn (this “Web Site”). We appreciate your interest in this Web Site and other linked Bobcat sites. This Privacy Policy applies only to information that is collected via this Web Site

General and Policy Updates

Bobcat takes the privacy of your personal information very seriously and will use your personal information in strict accordance with this Privacy Policy. Please review this Privacy Policy carefully. We may revise this Privacy Policy over time. If we make material changes, we will notify you by posting a revised Privacy Policy on our Web Site. Please check this Web Site from time to time for the most current version of our Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this Web Site after we have provided notice of such changes as described above constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

Information We Collect

Generally, you can get access to this Web Site without being asked to provide your name or other personal information. However, sometimes, you may be asked to provide some contact information such as your first and last name, company name, the city and province you locate in, email address, phone number and personal identifier; You may also be asked to provide limited personal information such as your name, gender, age and education history, etc. when sending your employment application. All this information shall be provided voluntarily. You may be asked to establish a login name and password to access certain areas of this Web Site. If you forget your password, you may request to reset your password.

Our purpose of personal information collection is to provide better products and services and to optimize and enrich users’ experience, we collect your personal information in various ways or channels including but not limited to:

□ Membership Registration
□ Website Registration
□ Questionnaire
□ After-sales tracking and return visit
□ Collecting comments and suggestions on products or services
□ Organizing activities and recruiting attendants
□ Online inquiry

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You have the right to refuse to provide personal information in which case you may not be able to use the products and services that we provide or may have an influence on the products or services you receive.

Bobcat's web servers automatically collect Web Site usage information from you when you visit this Web Site. Web Site usage information informs us about how our visitors use and navigate this Web Site, including the number and frequency of visitors on each Web Page, their Internet Protocol addresses, the length of their stays and the actions they take. Certain pages of this Web Site may use cookies and clear graphics interchange format images (GIF) to track and store your information for the purposes described in this policy and to allow us to recognize you as a registered user if you return to this Web Site using the same computer and browser. A cookie is a tiny element of data that a Web Site can send to your server, which may then be stored on your hard drive so that the Bobcat server can recognize when you return. You can erase or block this information from your computer if you want to.


Bobcat may elect to use「Cookies」to record the preferences of visitors so as to optimize the Web Site design correspondingly.「Cookies」is a small file that will be stored on the computer of the visitor temporarily which can facilitate accessing to the Web Site. Meanwhile, it can help us to identify the range of services which is the most popular among those we provide, in which way to help the improvement of the website services we provide to you. This Web Site can only identify the「Cookies」which comes from this Web Site and stored at your computer. You can choose to store the personal related data at「Cookies」when you want to get access to protected websites, in this way, you will save time without having to re-enter your user name and password.


You may visit our website without selecting「Cookies」. Most of the browsers have the function to accept「Cookies」automatically. You can select “No「Cookies」” option by resetting the browser to prevent the storage of「Cookies」at your computer. Please read the browser manual provided by the manufacturer to check how「Cookies」works at your computer. However, if you opt out using「Cookies」, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Web Site.

Children

This Web Site is directed towards adults. Bobcat does not (a) knowingly collect, use, or disclose information from children under the age of 13, (b) have actual knowledge that it is collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from children under 13, and (c) have actual knowledge that it is collecting personal information directly from users of another website or online service directed to children under the age of 13.

How We Use the Information Collected

We may combine the personal information you provide to Bobcat with other information about you that is available to us, including information from other sources (e.g. offline data or data obtained from third parties). Bobcat may use your information for (a) responding to your specific inquiries; (b) troubleshooting any issues with respect to your use of this Web Site; (c) providing you with information on Bobcat products and services, either on a personalized or aggregate basis; (d) giving Web Site editors anonymous, aggregate information that is useful for developing new features and products for our visitors and improving the content and navigation on this Web Site; and (e) if you apply for a dealership.

For the purposes described above, we may share your personal information with trusted third parties such as dealers, our third-party website developer, and internal marketing administrators, legal and financial advisor, external service provider, contractor/agent/broker, credit information or record- filing and advisory institution and collection agent, etc.

We may also disclose information to respond to legal requirements or requests, enforce our policies, and protect the rights, property and safety of Bobcat. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

We disclose information to law enforcement, governmental agencies, or third-parties authorized by law, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity or any other activity that may expose us, you, or any other Web Site user to legal liability. In such events, we will disclose information that we believe to be relevant and necessary to the investigation or inquiry.

We may disclose your personal information, any communications sent or received by you, and any other information that we may have about you to prevent, investigate, identify persons or organizations potentially involved in activity that appears to us to be illegal, or we believe may expose us to legal liability. Additionally, we may disclose personal information in situations that we believe to be emergencies involving potential threats to the physical safety or any person or property if we believe that the information in any way relates to that threat.

In the event, we are engaged in or contemplating a merger or other corporate acquisition with another business entity, personal information may be disclosed to and would likely be acquired by the other business entity.

The way of personal information transmission and storage includes electronic means, and the server of the party receiving and/or using the corresponding information may be located within or out of China.

Your Ability to Choose

We communicate with you to provide information, products and services that you have requested. It is your choice to send us these requests. Through your internet browser, you may have the option to reject this Web Site’s cookies and still use this Web Site. However, your access to this Web Site will be limited. You may always opt out of receiving marketing emails by following the instructions on the marketing email.

Security

Bobcat utilizes reasonable security measures designed to secure your information. Servers where personal information is stored are password and firewall-protected, and access is limited to those employees and partners with a need to know and only for the purposes identified above. We maintain safeguards intended to protect the security, integrity, and privacy of these servers and of your personal information. While we have implemented reasonable security measures to safeguard personal information, please keep in mind that "perfect and seamless security" does not exist on the Internet.


You are responsible for keeping your login name and password confidential and are responsible for all actions taken with your login name and password. If your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately change your password.

Third Party Links

There may be third party web sites including the ones of our affiliates that you may link to from this Web Site. However, Bobcat has no control over these linked web sites and they each have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Bobcat. These web sites may track your browsing activity across this Web Site as well as across other sites you visit. Bobcat has no responsibility or liability for these independent policies or actions and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. These linked web sites are only for your convenience and you therefore access them at your own risk.

Liability Exemption

This Web Site does not undertake any liability under the following circumstances:


1. If it is required by laws, regulations and decrees or for public safety, this Web Site may disclose your personal information to relevant administrative and judicial departments. We will undertake no liability in this case.

2. The disclosure of any personal data due to your disclosure of user’s password to others or your sharing of registered account with others or other reasons of your own.

3. The disclosure, missing, theft or falsification, etc. of your personal data due to the force majeure caused by any computer viruses invasion or attack and temporary shutdown because of government regulations which affect the normal operation of the internet.

4. Any legal disputes and consequences arising from the disclosure of personal data caused by other sites linked to this Web Site.

5. Any other disclosure of your personal information which is not caused by our intentional or significant negligence.

Contact Information

Bobcat has procedures to help you make sure that your information is accurate, current and complete. If you desire to correct any such information or if you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

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