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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy






This Website is operated by Yazaki Europe Limited (registration number 1490660) with its registered office at 1 Zodiac, Boundary Way, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP2 7SJ UK ("Yazaki").

When visiting our website (the Website), or through business with you, we may collect your personal data. The protection of your personal data is of great importance to Yazaki Europe Limited (“Company”)and its affiliates in the European Economic Area (the “EEA”) (together, the “Company Group”). This privacy policy (the Privacy Policy) therefore intends to inform you about how the Company, is acting as data controller, collects and processes your personal data that you submit or disclose to us.

We also act as data controller when we process your personal data received or obtained through third parties. We process this personal data in accordance with the applicable EU and Member State regulations on data protection, in particular, the General Data Protection Regulation No 2016/679 (the “GDPR”).

We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully. If you do not wish your personal data to be used by us as set out in this Privacy Policy, please do not provide us your personal data. Please note that in such a case, we may not be able to provide you with our services, you may not have access and/or use some features of the Website, and your customer experience may be impacted. If you have any queries or comments relating to this Privacy Policy, please contact isms@yazaki-europe.com .


We will always process your personal data based on one of the legal basis provided for in the GDPR (Article 6 and 7). In addition, we will always process your sensitive personal data, for example, concerning your trade union membership, religious views, or health condition, in accordance with the special rules provided for in the GDPR (Articles 9 and 10).

We may collect and process your personal data for the purposes detailed below, which are required so that we can pursue our legitimate interest and provide you with adequate services and products:

  • to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you
  • to notify you about changes, news, info’s to our service, business, company and others.

We may also collect and process your personal data for the following purposes, based on the execution of our contractual relationship between you and us: 

  • to proceed business as required
  •  to manage your customers/supplier/visitor accounts and
  •  to provide a contact for business and other cases.

Finally, subject to obtaining your express prior consent, we may also collect and process your personal data for the following purposes:

  • to provide you with information which are of interest for you
  •  to allow you to participate in interactive features of our services, when you choose to do so
  • to manage your subscriptions and
  •  doing business analysis for statistics.

Please be aware that you are entitled to withdraw your consent at any time, and this without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before withdrawal thereof. We will process your data for these specified, explicit and legitimate purposes, and will not further process the data in a way that is incompatible with these purposes. If we intend to process personal data originally collected for one purpose in order to attain other objectives or purposes, we will ensure that you are informed of this. We will keep your personal data for as long as it is necessary for us to comply with its legal obligations, to ensure that it provides an adequate service, and to support its business activities (Article 5 and 25(2) GDPR).


For the purposes specified under this Privacy Policy, we need to collect the following categories of personal data such as:

– Gender

– Name

– Surname

– Company

– Telephone

– Street

– City/Zip code

– Country

We can obtain such personal data either directly from you when you decide to communicate such data to us (i.e., when you fill forms displayed on the Website) or indirectly where such personal data is provided to us by your electronic communication terminal equipment or your Internet browser. We ensure that the personal data processed be adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed.


We may share your personal data with Company Group entities and with third-parties in accordance with the GDPR. Where we share your data with a data processor, we will put the appropriate legal framework in place in order to cover such transfer and processing (Articles 26, 28 and 29). Furthermore, where we share your data with any entity outside the EEA, we will put appropriate legal frameworks in place, notably controller-to-controller (2004/915/EC) and controller-to-processor (2010/87/EU) Standard Contract Clauses approved by the European Commission, in order to cover such transfers (Articles 44 ff. GDPR).

Strategic Partners

Subject to your prior consent, your personal data may be transferred to, stored, and further processed by strategic partners that work with us to provide our products and services or help us market to customers. We may currently share your personal data with strategic partners such as Customers, Suppliers and Service Providers . Your personal data will only be shared by us with these companies in order to provide or improve our products, services and advertising.

Service Providers

We share your personal data with companies which provide services on our behalf, such as hosting, maintenance, support services, email services, marketing, auditing, fulfilling your orders, processing payments, data analytics, providing customer service, and conducting customer research and satisfaction surveys.

Corporate Affiliates and Corporate Business Transactions

We may share your personal data with all Company’s affiliates. In the event of a merger, reorganization, acquisition, joint venture, assignment, spin-off, transfer, or sale or disposition of all or any portion of our business, including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings, we may transfer any and all personal data to the relevant third party. 

Legal Compliance and Security

It may be necessary for us – by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence – to disclose your personal data. We may also disclose your personal data if we determine that, for purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate. We may also disclose your personal data if we determine in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect our rights and pursue available remedies, enforce our terms and conditions, investigate fraud, or protect our operations or users.

Data Transfers

Such disclosures may involve transferring your personal data out of the European Union. For each of these transfers we make sure that we provide an adequate level of protection to the data transferred, in particular by entering into standard contract clauses as defined by the European Commission decisions 2001/497/EC, 2002/16/EC, 2004/915/EC and 2010/87/EU. We will not use your personal data for online marketing purposes unless you have expressly consented to such use of your personal data. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by visiting www.yazaki-europe.com / poweryzer.yazaki-europe.com , or by contacting us as detailed below.


We handle records of all processing of personal data in accordance with the obligations established by the GDPR (Article 30), both where we might act as a controller or as a processor. In these records, we reflect all the information necessary in order to comply with the GDPR and cooperate with the supervisory authorities as required (Article 31).


We process your personal data in a manner that ensures their appropriate security, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures to achieve this (Article 25(1) and 32 GDPR).


In case of breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed, We have the mechanisms and policies in place in order to identify it and assess it promptly. Depending on the outcome of our assessment, we will make the requisite notifications to the supervisory authorities and communications to the affected data subjects, which might include you (Articles 33 and 34 GDPR).


We have mechanisms and policies in place in order to identify data processing activities that may result in high risk to your rights and freedoms (Article 35 of the GDPR). If any such data processing activity is identified, we will assess it internally and either stop it or ensure that the processing is compliant with the GDPR or that appropriate technical and organizational safeguards are in place in order to proceed with it. In case of doubt, we will contact the competent Data Protection Supervisory Authority in order to obtain their advice and recommendations (Article 36 GDPR).


You have the following rights regarding personal data collected and processed by us.

– Information regarding your data processing: You have the right to obtain from us all requisite information regarding our data processing activities that concern You (Articles 13 and 14 GDPR).

– Access to personal data: You have the right to obtain from us confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and certain related information (Article 15 GDPR). 

– Rectification or erasure of personal data: You have the right to obtain from us the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you without undue delay, and to complete any incomplete personal data (Article 15 GDPR). You may also have the right to obtain from us the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay, when certain legal conditions apply (Article 17 GDPR).

– Restriction on processing of personal data: You may have the right to obtain from Us the restriction of processing of personal data, when certain legal conditions apply (Article 18 GDPR).

– Object to processing of personal data: You may have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you, when certain legal conditions apply (Article 21 GDPR).

– Data portability of personal data: You may have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and have the right to transmit those data to another controller without our hindrance, when certain conditions apply (Article 20 GDPR).

– Not to be subject to automated decision-making: You may have the right not to be subject to automated decision-making (including profiling) based on the processing of your personal data, insofar as this produces legal or similar effects on you, when certain conditions apply (Article 22 GDPR). If you intend to exercise such rights, please refer to the contact section below. If you are not satisfied with the way in which we have proceeded with any request, or if you have any complaint regarding the way in which we process your personal data, you may lodge a complaint with a Data Protection Supervisory Authority. 


Our products and services are intended to adult customers. Thus, we do not knowingly collect and process information of children under sixteen (16). If we discover that we have collected and processed the personal data of a child under sixteen (16), or the equivalent minimum age depending on the concerned jurisdiction, We will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible. If you become aware that a child under sixteen (16) has provided us with personal data, please contact us immediately by using the contact address specified under this Privacy Policy.


We may propose hypertext links from the Website to third-party websites or Internet sources. We do not control and cannot be held liable for third parties’ privacy practices and content. Please read carefully their privacy policies to find out how they collect and process your personal data.


We may revise or update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective upon posting of the revised Privacy Policy via the Services. If we make changes which we believe are significant, we will inform you through the Website to the extent possible and seek for your consent where applicable.


For any questions or requests relating to this Privacy Policy, you can contact us by email isms@yazaki-europe.com.

The contact details of the Data Protection Officer is as follows: dataprotection@yazaki-europe.com 

Use of Web Fonts

On our the website, we are using external fonts, so-called Google Web Fonts. Google Fonts are a service of Google Inc. (“Google”). The integration of these web fonts is done by a server call, usually a Google server in the USA. The information, which of our websites were visited by you, is hereby transmitted to the server. The IP address of the browser of the device with which a visitor visited our websites is also stored by Google. For more information, see the Google Privacy Policy, which you can access here; www.google.com/fonts#AboutPlace:about www.google.com/policies/privacy“


What are cookies? Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you visit a website. They are widely used in order to make websites work or to work more efficiently. The cookies help our Website to recognize your device and remember information about your visit (e.g., your preferred language, font size and other preferences).

How We use cookies?

We do not use cookies to track you individually or to identify you, but to allow us to operate the Website as you have requested, facilitate your navigation on our Website and the use of its features, so as to provide you with a seamless experience. We use Google Analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage statistics in order to understand how visitors access and use our Website. We use information collected through cookies to help improve our Website and to compile aggregate statistics about how our Website is used by visitors. Please note that in this context, GOOGLE Analytics collects your personal data through the visit on our Website.

How to manage your cookies preferences?

Most browsers allow you to manage your cookies preferences by changing your browser settings. You may thus set your browser to: (i) automatically accept or refuse all cookies; (ii) automatically accept or refuse first party cookies and/or third party cookies; or (iii) notify you before any cookies are set on your terminal equipment so that you get the opportunity to accept or refuse such cookies.

Consequently, if you consent to our use of cookies but later wish to opt out, you may at any time through your browser settings delete the cookies which have been set and change your browser settings to block all or part of any further cookies. The “Help” function of your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, the following links provide instructions for managing cookie settings of commonly used browsers:

Chrome (https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en) 

Internet Explorer (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies) 

Mozilla Firefox (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-websitepreferences?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Enabling+and+disabling+cookies)

Safari (https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_US&locale=fr_FR) In addition, if you do not want Google Analytics to be used in your browser, you can 

install the Google Analytics browser add-on at tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout; and/or 

opt-out through the Network Advertising initiative consumer opt-out system accessible at the following link: optout.networkadvertising.org In addition, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers.

Moreover, you can use another online service enabling you to manage the advertisement cookies placed our your devices : www.youronlinechoices.com

Please note yet that if you block cookies, your experience on our Website may be impacted as We may then not be able to provide you with full access to all functionalities and contents of our Website.

How long do we retain cookies?

We consider that your consent to cookies is valid until your written withdrawal to info@yazaki-europe.com