Ensuring you understand what personal information Bose Corporation ("Bose," "we," "us" or "our") collects about you, how we use and share this information, and the steps you can take to limit this use or sharing, is fundamental to our respect for our customers.
This website is maintained by Bose Corporation in Framingham, Massachusetts in the United States. The personal information we collect on this website may be collected, used, disclosed, stored and processed in the United States or elsewhere outside of your country for the purposes described in this policy.
In general, we collect personal information about you to support your relationship with Bose and to manage our business. We obtain personal information through various means, including:
The personal information we collect may include:
Web pages may contain an electronic file called a web beacon that is an image used to transmit information. Bose uses web beacons in a number of ways, including to count users and to recognize them by accessing Bose cookies, which enables us to personalize your experience, and verify your Bose product registration. Web beacons do not collect personally identifiable information.
We automatically receive and record information from your computer and browser, including your IP address, Bose cookie information, software and hardware attributes, and the page(s) you request.
Certain links within our site may take you to third-party websites (not owned or maintained by Bose). The inclusion of such links is for your convenience only, and should not be interpreted as an endorsement of these sites or their content. We urge you to read the privacy and security policies of these third-party websites, as those policies govern your interactions with those sites.
This is a general-audience website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.
In general, we use the personal information we collect to support your relationship with Bose and to manage our business. We may use your personal information for various purposes, including:
Bose may disclose your personal information to our affiliates and to non-affiliated third parties as follows:
Bose may transfer personal information to third party agents or service providers (including affiliates acting in this capacity) we engage to provide various services on our behalf, such as:
Some of these service providers or affiliates may be located outside of your country, including in the United States, and your personal information may be collected, used, disclosed, stored and processed in the United States or elsewhere outside of your country for the purposes described in this policy. Reasonable contractual and other measures we may take to protect your personal information while processed or handled by these service providers are subject to legal requirements in the United States and other countries applicable to our affiliates, agents and service providers (for example, lawful requirements to disclose personal information to government authorities in those countries).
Bose collects, uses and discloses your personal information with your consent, except as permitted or required by law. We may be required or permitted under statute or regulation to collect, use or disclose personal information without your consent, for example to comply with a court order, to comply with local or federal regulations or a legally permitted inquiry by a government agency, or to collect a debt owed to us.
You may opt out of receiving future email notifications regarding Bose product updates by clicking the "Unsubscribe" link on the product download page.
We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information using physical, electronic or procedural security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information in our custody or control, which may include safeguards to protect against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. Authorized employees and agents of Bose who require access to your personal information in order to fulfill their job requirements will have access to your personal information.
Unless prohibited by law, this policy is governed by United States law notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law.