Privacy Policy & Terms of Use


In the following Policy & Terms of Use document, Takara Company Canada, Ltd. may be referred to as TCCL.

By accessing and using this site, you signify your consent to these terms, as well as our "Terms of Use". If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use this site. Please check this Privacy Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

When referring to this site, and/or accepting this policy, and terms of use, we refer to all online properties and address's you may click through to; including but not exclusive to www.takarabelmont.ca, www.belmontcanada.com, and all sub domains of these domains, and any other online property that may be owned by Takara Company, Canada, Ltd. If you are unsure of the ownership of a domain, and do not agree to this policy, please do not continue to use the domain in question.

There may be links included on our site that will open a domain that is not owned by Takara Company, Canada, Ltd. These domains may or may not have their own policies and terms of use. We can not be held responsible for their actions, and we advise you to be aware of when you are leaving our domain(s), and to read each of these separate policies when you do. We try to maintain a level of consistency on our sites, and will usually open a new domain in a new window (if your browser allows it), to help inform you that you are leaving our domain(s).


Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. At Takara Company, Canada, Ltd., we are committed to undertaking reasonable measures to protect the privacy, accuracy and reliability of your personal information and to reasonably protect such information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Please read the following description of our policies and practices regarding your personal information.

Your use of this Web Site, including any input of your personal information, shall be deemed by Takara Company, Canada, Ltd. and yourself as your willingness to consent to the use and storage of your information in our Takara Company, Canada, Ltd. files and/or on the Web Site. You may remove or withdraw your consent, by contacting Takara Company, Canada, Ltd. by e-mail through the Web Site, by sending a specific withdrawal of your consent stating your name in the E-mail and dating the same. Once you have withdrawn your consent, or have not given it in the first instance, your use of this website to input any personal information is prohibited as agreed to by you. Withdrawal of consent shall only be effective after the same has been received by Takara Company, Canada, Ltd.

We may make available the ability to post personal information on this site from visitors such as name, e-mail address, comments and other information of interest. We may also provide forums for purposes such as newsletter, chat room, and for participation in other interactive online activities. We do not request sensitive personal information, such as age, postal address, racial or ethnic origin or health or medical data. Since this is a public platform, any information posted by you may be displayed on the site.

From time to time, we may place a "cookie" on your computer. A cookie is a file written to your computer's hard drive that records certain technical information about your Internet usage, such as your IP address, browser type, or domain name. Also, if you submit personal information to our web site (such as your name, interests or preferences), we may use cookies to keep track of such information so that you will not need to re-enter this information during subsequent visits. We use cookies to customize delivery of our web site content. You may set your Internet browser preferences to notify you when you receive a cookie or decline acceptance of cookies. If you decline acceptance of cookies, however, you may experience less than optimal performance of our web site. We do not use cookies to collect any information about our users for purposes of re-selling that information, or using that information to target customers for sales purposes.

Web servers serving our web site may automatically collect information about which pages you visit, as well as your IP address or domain name. We may use this information for our internal web site business purposes only and for no other purpose, for example, to tailor our web site content or to assess the amount of traffic to our web site.

We will give you access to the information we retain about you. We will make every reasonable effort to keep your information accurate and up to date. Upon your request, you shall be informed of the existence, use and disclosure of your information.

The amount and type of personally identifiable information which you may be asked to provide during visits to this Site depend on how you use this Site. You will only be asked to provide personally identifiable information in order to enable us to provide you with a service (such as sending you a brochure, assisting you in contacting a dental dealer, or enabling you to complete online credit or job applications).


Your Consent to the Disclosure and Use of Personally Identifiable Information

By providing personally identifiable information in your request for a brochure or assistance in contacting a dealer or in your online credit application or online job application you consent to the collection of this personally identifiable information by us.

By providing any personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, email address and telephone number and any other personally identifiable information in the contents of any email request you make of us, or in the context of participating in any interactive activities on this Site (such as setting up a personal homepage or completing customer satisfaction surveys) you consent to the collection of this personally identifiable information by us.

By clicking "I Agree" you are giving us permission to collect, disclose to each other and to your Dealer and use all of your personally identifiable information, including information provided to us by third parties in connection with your online credit or job application, for the purposes of completing sales, service and credit transactions with you, responding to your requests for products, services and information, improving our products and services and better understanding your product needs, all as described in more detail as follows.

If you have any comments or questions about the information you have submitted on this web site, including its accuracy, integrity, or completeness, or if you wish to access, review, verify, correct, amend, or remove such information, you may contact us at (905) 822-2755 and ask for our "IT Department", Or, if you have any questions or comments about our use of your personal information or about our commitment to protecting your privacy, you can contact us through the above number. Takara Company, Canada, Ltd. pledges to investigate any complaint you may have regarding our use of personal information and to comply fully with the legal or regulatory supervisory authorities responsible for enforcing our adherence to the privacy principles stated above.

Unless you request us not to do so, you agree that we may use and disclose to each other and to your Dealer your personally identifiable information for the purposes of selectively including you in those advertising and marketing campaigns designed to increase the awareness of Belmont brand products and services and those advertising and marketing campaigns designed to promote the goodwill associated with our businesses which we believe will be of interest to you. Some of our advertising and marketing campaigns include sending out Belmont newsletters, service bulletins and promotional offers. If you would prefer that we do not use your personally identifiable information for such advertising or marketing campaigns, please call 905-822-2755.

By clicking "I Agree", you agree that we may use, share among us and with your Dealer and disclose to the third parties described below, any or all of the personally identifiable information we have collected to the extent that its use and disclosure are necessary for us, your Dealer and the third parties described to accomplish the following purposes:

  1. If applicable, TCCL and your Dealer will use your personally identifiable information to administer your new Belmont warranty coverage; and as required by law.
  2. TCCL may disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties such as credit reporting agencies to assess your application for credit and obtain a credit report about you;
  3. TCCL may verify your personally identifiable information with third parties such as your bank and employer, credit reporting agencies and other credit providers to confirm the personally identifiable information you provided to us in support of your application for credit, including employment and banking information, or to update such personally identifiable information;
  4. TCCL may disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties such as collection agencies to monitor, service and collect any amounts owed by you to TCCL;
  5. TCCL may disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties such as banks and brokerage firms to effect a transfer or assignment of TCCL's interest in any lease or loan contract entered into with you, and for the subsequent collection, use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information by such third parties to manage or otherwise deal with your lease or loan contract;
  6. We may use and share your personally identifiable information among us and with your Dealer to respond to your request for products, services or information, improve the quality and efficiency of the services, information and products we provide to you, including asking you, directly or indirectly, through marketing information firms, to reply to customer satisfaction surveys.

We will share aggregated demographic information about our Site visitors' traffic patterns, and related information with reputable third-party vendors including our partners and advertisers. This information is not linked to any personally identifiable information of an identifiable individual. Examples include reports on how many times a certain page was viewed, or how many distinct users used this Site.

This Privacy Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario. If any provision of this Privacy Policy is deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Privacy Policy and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.


Terms of Use

Access to and use of text, artwork, photographs and other files on this Web site are subject to the following terms and conditions:


All Content is Protected by Copyright Laws

Images, text, software, documentation, electronic text and image files, audio and video clips, and other materials are protected by copyright laws and may be covered by other restrictions as well. Takara Company, Canada, Ltd. (Takara Belmont) retains all rights, including copyright, in data, image, text, and any other information contained in these files.

Copyrights and other proprietary rights in the material on this Web site may also subsist in individuals and entities other than, and in addition to, Takara. Takara expressly prohibits the copying of any protected materials on this Web site, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright laws, and as described below.


Fair Use is Permitted

Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected materials for noncommercial educational purposes, such as teaching, scholarship, research, criticism, commentary, and news reporting. Unless otherwise noted, users who wish to download or print text and image files from Takara's Web site for such uses are welcome to do so without Takara's express permission according to fair use laws. Users must cite the author and source of this material as they would material from any printed work; the citation should include the URL "http://www.takarabelmont.ca".

By downloading, printing, or otherwise using text and image files from this Web site, users agree that they will limit their use of such files to fair use, and will not violate Takara's or any other party's proprietary rights.


Commercial Use is Restricted

Unauthorized publication or exploitation of Takara's files is specifically prohibited. Anyone wishing to use any of these files or images for commercial use, publication, or any purpose other than fair use as defined by law, must request and receive prior written permission from Takara's Department of Advertising and/or Information Technologies. Permission for such use is granted on a case by case basis at the sole discretion of TCCL, and will ALWAYS be provided to you in writing. A usage fee may be involved depending on the type and nature of the proposed use.

For inquiries or to the request permission for reproduction please call Takara Company, Canada, Ltd. at (905) 822-2755 and ask for the IT Department.

This Terms of use Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario. If any provision of this Terms of use Policy is deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Terms of use Policy and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.


Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right, at any time, to modify this Privacy Policy at our sole discretion, and you agree to be bound by any such modifications. Such modifications shall be effective immediately upon our giving notice, which may be given by any means, including, but not limited to, posting on this Site. You agree to regularly review the Privacy Policy posted at this Site and to be aware of such modifications. Your use of this Site following any such modification constitutes your acceptance of the modified Privacy Policy. If at any time, this Privacy Policy is no longer acceptable to you, you should immediately cease to submit any personally identifiable information to this Site.