Effective Date: January 1st, 2020
Last Reviewed On: December 26th, 2019

If you are a California consumer within the meaning of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), this California-Specific Addendum (“California-Specific Addendum”) applies to you. This California-Specific Addendum supplements, and prevails over any conflicting provisions with, the Privacy Management and the Nikon Group Privacy Protection Statement. Our Privacy Management, the Nikon Group Privacy Protection Statement and this California-Specific Addendum together constitute our “Privacy Policy.”

California Personal Information We Collect

We collect information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household (“California Personal Information”). We obtain California Personal Information from a variety of sources. In particular, we have collected the following categories of California Personal Information from the following data sources within the last 12 months.

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Category Examples
A. Identifiers. A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, internet protocol address, email address, account name, Social Security number, driver's license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.
B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)). Name, signature, Social Security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver's license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.

This category may overlap with other categories.
C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law. Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, genetic information (including familial genetic information).
D. Commercial information. Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies, including repair history, questionnaires given at the time of purchase, customer satisfaction surveys, and customer's inquiry history.
E. Internet or other similar network activity. Browsing history, search history, information on a consumer's interaction with a website, application, or advertisement.
F. Geolocation data. Physical location or movements.
G. Sensory data. Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.
H. Professional or employment-related information. Current or past job history or performance evaluations.
I. Inferences drawn from other personal information. Profiles reflecting a person's preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.

Categories (A) through (I) are collected from: (1) yourself, with respect to both online and offline interactions you may have with us or our service providers.

Category (A) information is also collected from: (2) other entities with whom you transact, and (3) others with whom you maintain relationships who may deal with us on your behalf.

Category (A) and (I) information are also collected from: (4) the devices you use to access our websites, mobile applications, and online services.

Categories (A) and (B) are collected from: (5) marketing and analytics providers.

In addition, some information in Category (A) is collected from: (6) social media platforms.

Please note California Personal Information does not include publicly available information from government records, deidentified or aggregate consumer information, and personal information protected by certain other sector-specific federal or California statutes.

Our Use of California Personal Information

We use the California Personal Information we collect for business purposes as defined by the CCPA. For example, we use California Personal Information primarily for the following purposes:

The primary business purposes for which we use California Personal Information are as follows:

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Category Primary Purpose
A. Identifiers. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)). 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law. 3
D. Commercial information. 1, 2, 3, 4
E. Internet or other similar network activity. 4
F. Geolocation data. 1
G. Sensory data. 1
H. Professional or employment-related information. 8
I. Inferences drawn from other personal information. 3, 4

Sharing of California Personal Information

A. Disclosure of California Personal Information for Business Purposes

Within the last 12 months, we have disclosed California Personal Information identified in the above categories to our subcontractors, the Nikon Group, and, with consent or at your direction, other third party entities for our business purposes. To learn more about the categories of third parties with whom we share such information, please see our Privacy Management.

B. Sale of California Personal Information

Within the last 12 months, within the meaning of the CCPA, we have sold California Personal Information identified in the above categories: (A), (D), (E), (F), (G), and (I), to the data analytics and advertising vendors. However, as of January 1, 2020, we do not sell or otherwise disclose California Personal Information to business or third parties for monetary or other valuable consideration.

California Rights and Choices

You have certain rights related to your California Personal Information. You may exercise these rights free of charge except as otherwise provided by applicable law. We endeavor to respond to your request promptly upon verification and as required by applicable law.

A. Right to Know/Portability.

You have the right to request that we disclose to you:

B. Right to Delete.

You have the right to request that we delete California Personal Information about you which we have collected from you. We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service provider(s) to:

C. How to Submit a Request.

You may request to exercise these rights by:

D. Verifiable Request.

As required under applicable law, we take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to information or acting on your request to exercise your rights. We may require you to provide information sufficient to allow us to reasonably verify you are the person about whom we collected personal information or an authorized representative and to describe your request with sufficient detail that allows us to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to it.

E. Agent Authorization and Disability Access.

You may designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. You may make such a designation by providing the agent with written permission to act on your behalf. As permitted by law, we may require additional verification in response to a request even if you choose to use an agent. You may also make a verifiable consumer request on behalf of your minor child.

Nondiscrimination and Financial Incentives

We will not discriminate against you because of your exercise of any of the above rights, or any other rights under the CCPA, including by:

However, we may offer you certain financial incentives permitted by the CCPA that can result in different prices, rates, or quality levels. Any CCPA-permitted financial incentive we offer will reasonably relate to your personal information's value and contain written terms that describe the program's material aspects. Participation in a financial incentive program requires your prior opt in consent, which you may revoke at any time. We currently provide the following financial incentives.

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Service Name Incentive Name Details
Nikon Image Space Nikon Product Owners Plan Nikon Image Space provides consumers with the option of signing up for 2 gigabytes of free storage, or alternatively, signing up for 20 gigabytes of free storage. The 20 gigabyte storage option requires signing up for a Nikon ID and registering the user's Nikon imaging product.[Open in a new window]

Other California Privacy Rights

A. California Do Not Track Disclosure.

Our websites, apps and other online services are not designed to respond to “Do Not Track” requests from browsers.

B. Other California Privacy Rights.

Under California's “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83), you, as a California resident, may ask us to refrain from sharing your personal information with third parties for their marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us using the contact information below.

Changes to this California-Specific Addendum

We reserve the right to amend this California-Specific Addendum at our discretion and at any time. When we make changes to this California-Specific Addendum, we will post the updated notice on the Website and update the notice's effective date. Your continued use of our Website following the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

Contact Information

You may contact us with questions or concerns about our privacy policies or practices and your choices and rights under California law at here.