LEGAL

Introduction

Thank you for visiting the Nitto Tire Website. We hope you find it enjoyable. Before using this site, however, we ask you to carefully review these Terms of Use. By using this site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not accept these terms of Use, please do not use this Site.

Legal Notices

Copyright

Except as otherwise noted, all content and the arrangement of content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, icons, and images ("Content") is the property of Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc. ("Nitto Tire").

Use Limitation

Unless specifically authorized, you may use this Content only for personal, non-commercial purposes, provided this copyright permission notice is included in any copies made for such use. This foregoing limited right does not give you ownership of or a license in any Content. You may not otherwise copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, any Content of this site, or create derivative works from such Content, transfer or sell any images, graphics, files, products, information, or services obtained from this site without the express prior written permission of Nitto Tire. By using this site you further agree that you will not "frame" any of the Content of this site with advertising, promotional material, information, or other content without the express prior written consent of Nitto Tire. Your unauthorized use of Content may violate intellectual property and other laws and may result in your personal, including criminal, liability.

Trademarks

Nitto, Nitto Tire among others, are registered trademarks of Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc. or Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., LTD. Except as otherwise noted, all other trademarks and trade dress, including, but not limited to, word marks, logos, and designs, the trade dress of the products listed on the website and the look and feel of the website itself are the trademarks of Nitto Tire.

Use Limitation

None of the trademarks and trade dress of Nitto Tire may be used without the express prior written permission of Nitto Tire. Nitto Tire enforces its intellectual property rights fully. Your unauthorized use of these trademarks and trade dress may violate intellectual property and other laws and may result in your personal liability.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of this site you warrant to Nitto Tire that you will not use this site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices, including, but not limited to, using the copyrighted material, trademarks and trade dress of Nitto Tire without express prior authorization. Further, by using this site you agree that you will not violate or attempt to violate the security or integrity of the site, including, without limitation, accessing data not intended for users of the site; attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the site to security breaches; attempting to interfere with service to users of the site (including, without limitation, submitting a virus or corrupted data to the site, overloading the site, or continuously posting repetitive material on the site); attempting to decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reverse engineer the content or software comprising or making up any part of the site; and sending unsolicited advertising or other communications to users of the site.

Liability and Warranties Disclaimer

Nitto Tire makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the site, or the information, content, materials, or products included herein which are provided on an "as is" basis. While Nitto Tire endeavors to provide accurate and up-to-date information on this site, this site is provided to you "as is" and "as available" and any use of this site is entirely at your own risk. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, NITTO TIRE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND MERCHANTABILITY. NITTO TIRE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS ARISING IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE. The information on this site is of a general nature. Individual driving patterns, tire care, vehicle care and other factors may affect recommendations. Please consult your authorized Nitto Tire dealer before deciding to purchase a tire.

Nitto tire also does not represent that any material or products displayed on this site are appropriate or available in any locations outside the United States. Persons outside the United States accessing this site do so at their own risk and are solely responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

Links to Third-Party Vendor Sites

This site contains links to third-party vendor sites for purposes of tire education and offering merchandise, among others. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you, and the inclusion of any such link does not imply endorsement by Nitto Tire of such third-party site(s) or the contents thereof. NITTO TIRE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS OF THE LINKED THIRD-PARTY VENDOR SITE(S) AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE CONTENTS, ACCURACY, OR FUNCTIONALITY OF THE LINKED THIRD-PARTY VENDOR SITE(S). IF YOU USE THE LINKED THIRD-PARTY VENDOR SITE(S), YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Access Restriction

Nitto Tire, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to deny any user access to this site or any portion thereof without notice.

Modification of These Terms and Conditions

Nitto Tire reserves the right to make changes to this site and the disclaimers, terms, and conditions herein at any time. Any amendments to these Terms will posted on this site and will become effective when posted.

Applicable Law

This site is created and controlled by Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc., which is located in California. Consequently, the laws of the State of California will govern the use of this site, the Nitto Tire Privacy Policy, these Terms of Use and all disclaimers, terms, and conditions herein without giving effect to any conflicts of laws rules. Effective Date: February 25, 2009.

Privacy Policy

Nitto Tire is committed to protecting your privacy. We use any information we obtain about you to communicate with you. Please read on for more details about our privacy & use policy. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies only to this website for the United States, and does not apply to information we may obtain from other sources or locations.

Information Collection and Use

What Information Do We Collect? How Do We Collect It? How Do We Use It?

  • We will not collect any personally identifiable information from you other than the information you supply to us on a voluntary basis.
  • When you submit a question or comment or other information, we will use any personally identifiable information only to respond to your specific inquiry.
  • We do not target and do not collect or wish to accept any personally identifiable information from children known to be under the age of thirteen on our site. We comply with COPPA, the Childrens' Privacy Protection Act. If we learn that a child under 13 years old has provided Personal Information, we will either (i) delete this information from our databases in accordance with our deletion procedure or (ii) ask that you provide verifiable parental consent in accordance with COPPA.
  • We monitor site traffic patterns and site usage to help us determine the effectiveness of our site.
  • When authorized to do so by you, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about matters that may be of interest to you including tire recalls, new products, events and promotions.

Information Security

How do we Protect Information We Collect?

Nitto Tire attempts to be very vigilant in protecting any information we collect. We use a web hosting company who uses leading reasonable security measures including monitoring by a network operations center and firewall to protect such data. However, such actions cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose through the Internet and we expressly disclaim any assurance that the information you provide will be absolutely protected from hackers or other third parties who may obtain unauthorized access.

Using "Cookies"

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information. There are third parties who may advertise on our site and they may or may not use cookies.

Disclosure of Information to Others

Nitto Tire does not sell or rent your personal information to others. Nitto Tire may however track or ask a reputable third party vendor to track and provide aggregate statistics about Nitto Tire's customers, sales, or traffic patterns, among other things, but these statistics will not include personally identifiable information. Nitto Tire reserves its right however to release such personally identifiable information as you voluntarily provide, when such release is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with law, (ii) enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements, or (iii) protect the rights, property, or safety of Nitto Tire, our site users and customers, or others.

Updating Your Information

You may update or change any personal information you provide by following the instructions given in those portions of the web site where you provide your personal information. Otherwise, you may contact our Consumer Relations department at 888-529-8200.

Links To Third Party Sites

Our site may contain links to other sites. Nitto Tire is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the policies of each website.

Your Consent

By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of information you provide pursuant to the terms of this privacy policy.

Amendments

This Policy became effective on February 25, 2009.lf we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Those changes will become effective when posted on this site. We therefore ask you to check back here regularly.