Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc.
Privacy Policy 

Your privacy concerns are important to Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc., and we are committed to protecting your privacy. Please read this Privacy Policy to understand how your personal information will be treated as you use this web site. When you use this web site, you consent to the use of your personal information by Hyster-Yale Materials Handling in the manner specified in this Privacy Policy. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy without notice. Since this policy may change periodically, please check back from time to time. For your information, the date of the last update to this Privacy Policy is stated at the bottom of this document.

THIS POLICY EXPLAINS:  
Information We Collect, and How We Use It
How We Protect Your Information
Questions About the Privacy Policy

  1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT Hyster-Yale Materials Handling does not collect any personally identifiable information from you (e.g., name, address, telephone number, e-mail address) unless you voluntarily choose to submit or otherwise disclose such information to us, including information submitted or disclosed by mail, telephone, fax or electronically. We will not sell, trade or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties. We may disclose such information to our subsidiaries, affiliates, agents or authorized dealers to help us manage our web site and our other business operations. Otherwise, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling will only use your information to respond to a request by you for information or, if appropriate, to consider your request for consideration of employment with Hyster-Yale Materials Handling or its subsidiaries.

    If requested, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling may have one of its subsidiaries, affiliates, agents or authorized dealers, or another person or entity, contact you, in which case your personal information will be provided to the subsidiary, affiliate, agent or authorized dealer servicing your location to assist it in providing customer service to you.

    Hyster-Yale Materials Handling may store and process voluntarily submitted personally identifiable information to better understand your needs and how we may improve our products and services. Unless otherwise stated or requested by you, we may use your personally identifiable information to contact you. For example, we may send you marketing materials or other information, respond to your comments or requests, or contact you if needed in the course of processing or shipping your order for products or services offered over our web sites.

    If you have submitted personally identifiable information through this web site or interactive advertisement for this web site, or if someone else has submitted your personally identifiable information through this web site or interactive advertisement for this web site, and you would like to have that information deleted from our marketing databases, or those of our subsidiaries or affiliates, please contact us via e-mail, send a letter to our webmaster by mail or call us at the addresses or number indicated below. We will then use reasonable efforts to remove your personally identifiable information from our marketing database.

    Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc.
    5875 Landerbrook Drive, Suite 300
    Cleveland, Ohio 44124
    Tel:  (440) 449-9600
    info@hyster-yale.com
      
    If you do not wish to be contacted further by a Hyster-Yale Materials Handling authorized dealer or other person or entity not related to Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, please contact that dealer or other party directly. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling does not own or control its independent authorized dealers and cannot control parties with whom it has no subsidiary or affiliate relationship. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling cannot require dealers or other non-related parties to delete your personal information.
     
  2. JOB APPLICATION INFORMATION We may collect personal data from persons interested in applying for employment with Hyster-Yale Materials Handling or its affiliates. Resumes will not be used for marketing purposes, but may be disclosed within the Hyster-Yale Materials Handling family of companies, and to other third parties as part of our consideration of your application. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, lineage or citizenship, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local laws, regulations or ordinances

    For  job openings in the United States, information you provide will be added to the Company’s   Applicant Registration Database to create an ID and password so you can create a job application.  Such information will be accessed by the Company and/or its affiliates or subsidiaries for the purpose of assessing your suitability for a job with the Company or one of its affiliates or subsidiaries. Your information will also be accessed by the Company’s third-party service providers providing hosting or other services to the Company in connection with its careers database, including technical staff maintaining or managing access and registration rights. If you decide not to register you will not be able to use this tool to submit or manage your employment application.  By registering, you acknowledge and approve that your registration information may be processed by Hyster-Yale Materials Handling or its affiliates or subsidiaries for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment and performing any related activities. By registering, you also acknowledge and approve that your registration information may be stored and processed on the Company servers and/or the servers of Company authorized third party service providers. 
     
  3. For job openings outside the United States, by submitting your personal information you also acknowledge and approve that your information may be transferred to, stored and processed on servers outside the United States, which may be maintained by a third-party service provider, for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment and performing any related activities; and that your information may be transferred from the United States to the country where a potential employer, which is an affiliate or subsidiary of the Company is located.
     
  4. APPLICABLE LAW Although this web site may include offerings in multiple languages and may allow you to contact Hyster-Yale Materials Handling subsidiaries, affiliates and authorized dealers or other persons or entities throughout the world, this site is subject only to U.S. and Delaware privacy laws. These laws may differ from privacy laws outside Delaware and the U.S.
     
  5. EXTERNAL DISCLOSURE Hyster-Yale Materials Handling is a global business. We provide this web site to help you learn more about our products and services available around the world. To that end and at your request, we will refer your personal information to Hyster-Yale Materials Handling subsidiaries, affiliates or authorized dealers or other persons or entities that may be located throughout the world. Privacy laws applicable to any such parties may be different than privacy laws applicable in the U.S. and the privacy policies or practices of those parties may differ from this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to personal information data handling by those parties. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling does not control and shall not be responsible for those parties' privacy policies or practices or their compliance with applicable privacy laws.
     
  6. EXTERNAL LINKS This web site may provide links to sites of businesses throughout the world. This Privacy Policy applies only to the personal information collected on this web site. It does not apply to personal information data handling by Hyster-Yale Materials Handling subsidiaries or affiliates, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling authorized dealers or any other person or entity. To the extent that you disclose personal information to another site, you are subject to the privacy policies and practices of that site and the privacy laws applicable to that site, even if this web site provided a link to that site. We encourage you to investigate the other sites' privacy policies and applicable privacy laws before you disclose any personal information. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling does not control and shall not be responsible for the privacy policies or practices of those sites or their compliance with applicable privacy laws.
     
  7. GOVERNING TRANSLATION This English-language Privacy Policy describes how we will handle personal information obtained through this web site. In case of any inconsistency between the English-language Privacy Policy and its translation into another language, the English-language document shall control.
     
  8. NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet browser or computer operating system you are using, the domain of the web site from which you came to our site, demographic information in aggregate form, and user preferences in site content and advertising. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling may use this information to help us in web site research and development.
     
  9. INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN Hyster-Yale Materials Handling does not direct its web site to children under thirteen (13) years of age. Individuals under eighteen (18) should consult with their parent or guardian about the use of this web site for their benefit.
     
  10. MONITORING, ENFORCEMENT AND LEGAL REQUESTS Hyster-Yale Materials Handling has no obligation to monitor this web site or the use of the web site, or to retain the content of any user session. However, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling reserves the right at all times to monitor, review, retain and/or disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request or to cooperate with law enforcement and other authorities in investigating a claim of illegal activity. We may use IP addresses to identify a user when we feel it is necessary to protect our service, web site, customers or others.
     
  11. CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL In the event that Hyster-Yale Materials Handling becomes owned or controlled by other individuals or entities, the information we have collected may be transferred to such party or parties. Changes to this Privacy Policy may result from changes in our corporate status.

    HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION  
     
  12. TRANSMISSION ERRORS OR UNAUTHORIZED ACTS Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or any information provided by our on-line services, and you do so at your own risk. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling will not be liable for disclosures of your personal information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties. However, once we receive your transmission, we do our best to ensure its security on our systems by making reasonable efforts to protect the information.
     
  13. SECURITY Any information provided to Hyster-Yale Materials Handling is treated with care and discretion. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling will take a proactive approach to ensure the information is kept private and not misused.

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PRIVACY POLICY  

Privacy and security are important to us all. We pursue a full-disclosure approach to responsibly care for the information you have entrusted with us, and we depend on information sharing as our principal means to best serve you. This is why we are committed to building a trusting relationship with you.

We will continually monitor customer feedback and seek to improve our services to meet your needs. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this web site, or your dealings with the web site, or would like to provide comments, you may send us an email message or contact us by mail or at:

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc.
5875 Landerbrook Drive, Suite 300
Cleveland, Ohio 44124
Tel:  (440) 449-9600
info@hyster-yale.com  

© Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc., 2014. The Hyster®, Yale®, Sumitomo-Yale® and Sumitomo® names, and designs, logos and related marks, are registered trademarks or trademarks of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc., or its subsidiaries or affiliates, or other owners of such marks. All rights reserved.
July, 2014