Use of Site
You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage Visteon’s reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part.
Right to Change Terms
Your use of the site, the materials, items and services provided at, or through this site are provided “as is” and “as available” basis, without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied and are made available solely for general information purposes. Neither Visteon nor any person associated with Visteon makes any warranty or representation with respect to the completeness, security, reliability, quality, accuracy, or availability of the site. Without limiting the foregoing, neither Visteon nor anyone associated with Visteon represents or warrants that the site, its content or any services or items obtained through the site will be accurate, reliable, error-free or uninterrupted, that defects will be corrected, that our site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components or that the site or any services or items obtained through the site will otherwise meet your needs or expectations. Visteon hereby disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property.
Visteon further does not warrant the accuracy, usefulness, and completeness of the materials or services at this site. Visteon may make changes to the materials and services at this site, or to the products and prices described in them, at any time without notice. The materials and services at this site may be out of date, and Visteon makes no commitment to update the materials and services at this site. Information published at this site may refer to products, programs or services that are not available in your country. Such references do not imply that Visteon intends to announce such products, programs or services in your country. Consult your local Visteon business contact for information regarding the products, programs and services that may be available to you. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the site will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the site or any services or items obtained through the site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
The foregoing does not affect any warranties which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Limitation of Liability
Visteon, its affiliates and its suppliers, licensors, service providers, employees, agents, officers or directors will in no circumstance, be liable for any damages of any kind, under any legal theory whatsoever arising out of or in connection with your use or inability to use of this site, any websites linked to it, any content on the site or such other websites or any services, materials, information, data, or items obtained through the site or such other websites (including, without limitation any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages, including, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption personal injury, pain and suffering, loss of revenue, loss of profits, loss of business or anticipated savings, loss of use, loss of goodwill, whether such damages are based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages). All use is at your own risk, and you assume all costs of such risk.
Links to Other Websites
Links to other, non-Visteon Internet sites on this site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this site. Visteon has not reviewed all of these third party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Visteon does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. Use of third party sites is entirely at your own risk. Visteon is not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
This site is administered by Visteon Corporation, Van Buren Township, Michigan, U.S. Visteon makes no representation that materials or services at this site are appropriate or available for use outside the U.S. You may not use or export or re-export the materials or services at this site or any copy or adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation U.S. export laws and regulations. If you choose to access this site from outside the U.S., you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
Accounts and Security
If any of the services on the website requires you to open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with true, current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form, and you will maintain and promptly update such information to keep it true, current, complete and accurate. You also will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Visteon immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. Visteon will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by Visteon or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time, without the permission of the account holder. You acknowledge and agree that certain services may provide password-restricted access to customer information such as names and certain terms of your contracts. By using this website and registering for such services, you consent to Visteon’s display of such information via the services and accept all risks of unauthorized access to such information. If you provide any information that is false, inaccurate, out of date, or incomplete, or Visteon has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is false, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, Visteon may suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the services or any portion thereof. You are responsible for all costs and charges – including without limitation, phone charges and telecommunications equipment – that you incur in order to use the services.
Unlawful or Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of the website, you will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Visteon server, or the network(s) connected to any Visteon server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the website (including, without limitation, denial-of-service attacks in any form or manner and introducing viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful). You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to services, materials, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Visteon server or to the website, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the website. You may not transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material without Visteon’s prior written consent, including any “junk mail,” “chain letter” or “spam” or any other similar solicitation.
Neither Visteon nor its employees accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new advertising campaigns, new promotions, new or improved products or technologies, product enhancements, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product names (collectively, “Ideas”). Please do not send any original creative artwork, suggestions, or inventions (filed or unfiled), designs, concepts, developments or other works (collectively, “Works”). The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when Visteon’s product or marketing strategies might seem similar to Ideas or Works submitted to Visteon. If, despite our request that you not send us your Ideas, you still send them, then regardless of what your letter says, the following terms shall apply to your idea submission.
You agree that: (1) your Ideas and Works will automatically become the property of Visteon, without compensation to you and/or Visteon is granted an automatic unrestricted, royalty-free, perpetual, transferrable, assignable and worldwide license to such Ideas and Works, (2) Visteon can use the ideas for any purpose and in any way, even give them to others and (3) Visteon has no obligation to maintain confidentiality in such Ideas and Works.
Copyright © 2018 Visteon Corporation. All rights reserved. All text, images, graphics, animation, videos, music, sounds and other materials on this site are subject to the copyrights and other intellectual property rights of Visteon Corporation, its affiliated companies and its licensors. Visteon Corporation owns the copyrights in the selection, coordination and arrangement of the materials on this site. These materials may not be copied for commercial use or distribution, nor may these materials be modified or reposted to other sites.
All trademarks displayed on this site are owned exclusively by Visteon Corporation, or are used by Visteon Corporation under license. These trademarks include marks that are registered and unregistered and include, but are not limited to, product brand names, slogans, logos and emblems. The unauthorized use of any trademark owned or used by Visteon is strictly prohibited.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Normal Website Usage
As you navigate through and interact with our site, we may use data collection technologies to gather information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including: (1) Details of your visits to our site, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and resources you access and use on the website, and (2) Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type. We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services. The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. Doing so helps us improve our website and deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to: (1) Estimate our audience size and usage patterns, (2) Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our website according to your individual interests, (3) Speed up your searches, or (4) Recognize you when you return to our website. In addition, we may use third-party analytical tools such as Google Analytics to track the above information, and your information may be associated with personal information held by those third parties.
Legal Basis for Processing
Visteon is entitled to process your data when you are visiting our websites (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR). If you subscribe to any service for which Visteon is asking you to provide consent, the legal basis of processing your data will be your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR); you may be provided additional information on the processing in such case. You may revoke your consent at any time by following the steps to unsubscribe. If you have subscribed to a newsletter or a service, Visteon may send you additional information about similar services or products. You may revoke your consent to receive this additional information at any time by following the steps to unsubscribe. You may also send an email in this regard to the contact information at the end of this Policy.
Why and When We Collect Personal Information
Sometimes, it is necessary to collect data in order to fulfill a visitor’s request for a service or correspondence. This information, such as name, mailing address, email address, type of request or additional information, is collected and stored by Visteon to fulfill your request. Your personal information is never given to any other company for that company’s independent use. Visteon may employ third-parties to perform services or functions on our behalf. These companies may require access to personal information in order to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
Visitors to Visteon’s website provide personally identifying information only when using one or more of the following services:
• Contact forms
• Resume submission
• Requests for additional information such as annual reports or other brochures
• Surveys and business reply forms
• Subscription emails
• Any other request or communication with the website
How We Collect Personal Information
Like many websites, Visteon’s website uses “cookie” technology. When you first connect to our site, the cookie identifies your browser with a unique, random number. Cookies help us determine past users from new users and unique users, and to understand which parts of our websites are the most popular, where our visitors are going and how long they spend there. Your browser has options to accept, reject, or provide you with notice when a cookie is sent. A cookie may exist for up to 12 months.
In some of our communications, we use a “click-through URL.” When you click one of these URLs, you pass through our web server before arriving at the website that is your destination. We may use Google Analytics (see below) to track data such as page URL, page title, browser information and language setting to help us determine your interest in particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our stakeholder communications.
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., hereafter “Google,” located at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (https://www.google.com/intl/en/about/), for the purpose of designing and continually optimizing our sites.
In this context, pseudonymised usage profiles are created and cookies are used. The information generated by the cookie includes:
• Browser type / version
• User operating system
• Referrer URL (the previously visited page)
• Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
• Time of server request
You may also use a browser add-on to prevent your data from being used by Google. If you want to opt-out, download and install a Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. A version for browsers on mobile devices may also be available. This will install an opt-out cookie which will block the future collection of your information. The opt-out cookie may only be valid on certain browsers and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in your browser, you may need to install the opt-out cookie again.
For more information about privacy in connection with Google Analytics, see the Google Analytics website.
Social Media Plug-ins
Our website may contain links to our social media channels or social media plug-ins (as referenced in Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f) DS-GVO). The underlying commercial purpose is a legitimate interest in the sense of DSGVO. Responsibility for the operation compliance with data protection is to be guaranteed by the respective social media providers. The integration of these plug-ins is done by way of a “two-click method” for convenience to visitors of our website – the website will require the visitor to take at least two steps prior to the content being shared to social media channels.
Our website may contain links to Visteon’s Facebook page, and visitors may “like” or “share” certain web content using Facebook. If a page of our website contains a Facebook icon or plug-in, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plug-in is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and incorporated by their website. By clicking the Facebook icon, Facebook receives the information that your browser has accessed by the corresponding page of our website, regardless of whether you use, are logged into or own a Facebook account. This information (including your IP address) will be sent by your browser directly to a Facebook server transmitted and stored in the U.S. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can share our website directly to your Facebook account. The information may also be displayed to your Facebook contacts.
Facebook may use this information for the purpose of advertising, market research and tailor-made Facebook pages. For this purpose, Facebook uses Facebook-user, interest and relationship profiles to evaluate your use of our website with regard to the advertisements displayed on Facebook, to inform other Facebook users about your activities on our website and to further inform us about their use services provided by Facebook.
If you do not want Facebook to assign the data collected via our website to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. For more information about privacy in connection with Facebook, see the Facebook Data Policy.
Our website may contain links to Visteon’s Twitter page, and visitors to our website may share short messages or certain web content using Twitter Inc. If a page of our website contains a Twitter icon or Twitter plug-in, your browser establishes a direct connection to Twitter servers. The content of the plug-in is transmitted by Twitter directly to your browser and is incorporated by their website. If you click the Twitter icon on our website while logged into your Twitter account, you can link the contents of our pages on your Twitter profile. This allows Twitter to allocate visits to our website to your user account. Visteon has no knowledge of the content or data transmitted and its use by Twitter.
Our website may contain links to Visteon’s Instagram page or plug-ins developed by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”). When you visit a page of our website that contains an Instagram icon or plug-in, your browser connects directly to Instagram’s servers. The content of the plug-in is transmitted by Instagram directly to your browser and integrated by their website. Through this integration, Instagram receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, regardless of whether you use or are logged into your Instagram account. This information (including your IP address) is sent from your browser directly to an Instagram server in the U.S. and stored there. If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram can visit our website and allocate visits directly to your Instagram account. If you click the Instagram plug-ins, this information is also sent and stored on an Instagram server. The information may be posted on your Instagram account and be viewable to your contacts.
If you do not want Instagram to directly map the data collected through your visit, log out of Instagram before visiting our website. Further information can be found in the Instagram Data Policy.
Our website may contain links to Visteon’s YouTube channel. Visteon may integrate videos on in its website, which may be stored on www.youtube.com. These videos can be played on our website. When you visit Visteon’s website, YouTube receives information on video you watch. Your personal data is transmitted to YouTube, regardless of if you are logged into your YouTube account, and may take place even if you do not maintain such account. If you are logged into your YouTube account, your personal data will be associated with your YouTube profile.
If you do not want your personal data to be associated with your profile, log out of your YouTube account prior to watching a YouTube video on our website. The legal basis for integration of YouTube Videos into Visteon’s website is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Visteon uses YouTube videos share useful information about our products and services.
YouTube stores your data as a user profile and uses your personal data for advertisement, market research and/or need-based design of its website. Evaluation of such personal data is done, even of user who were not logged into YouTube, for need-based advertisement and to inform other YouTube users of your activities on our website.
Our website may contain links to Visteon’s LinkedIn page or integrate plug-ins from LinkedIn. When you visit a page of our website that contains a LinkedIn logo, a direct connection may be established between your browser and the LinkedIn server. LinkedIn receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. By clicking the LinkedIn icon while logged into your LinkedIn account, you can link the contents of our pages on your LinkedIn profile. This allows LinkedIn to allocate your visit to our website to your user account.
Our website may contain links to Visteon’s Youku page or plug-ins developed by Youku. When you visit a page of our website that contains a Youku logo or plug-in, a direct connection is established between your browser and Youku servers. Youku receives information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the Youku icon on our website while logged into your Youku account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Youku account. This allows Youku to allocate visits to our website to your user account. Visteon has no knowledge of the content or data transmitted and its use by Youku.
Our website may contain links to Visteon’s WeChat page or plug-ins developed by WeChat, developed by Tencent Holdings Ltd. (Tencent). If you click on the WeChat logo, a QR code will be shown on our website. If you are logged in your WeChat account, you can use your mobile devices to scan the QR code to access Visteon content on WeChat. You may also use a computer to visit Visteon’s WeChat pages. If logged into WeChat from your computer, your personal data is transmitted to WeChat/Tencent, including your IMEI or IP address. Visteon has no knowledge of the content or data transmitted and its use by WeChat/Tencent.
Inquiries regarding WeChat may be sent to Dataprivacy@tencent.com or to the following address: Tencent Legal Department (Privacy & Data Protection Center), Tencent Building, Kejizhongyi Avenue, Hi-tech Park, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China, 518057.
Other Social Media and Email Plug-ins
Our website may contain links to or plug-ins for other social media channels related to Art 6 Abs.1 lit.1 f) DSGVO/GDPR, such as Blogger, Google+, SlideShare, Pintrest, Gmail, Tumblr and others.
When you visit a page of our website that contains a plug-in, a direct connection is established between your browser and the respective servers. These social media tools receive information regarding your visit to our site by tracking your IP address. If you click on the social media buttons while logged into your respective social media account, you may link the contents of our pages to your respective profile. This allows the social media channel to allocate your visit to our sites with your user account. Once you visit a page with the social media icon, a direct link to the server of the respective social media network is established. Web content is transmitted from the social media network to your browser. The social network may be able to retrieve data independent of whether you interact with the button or not. If you are logged on to a social media network, the network can assign your visit to the website to your user account. If you do not wish to provide social media channels with data retrieved from your visit to our website, log out from the social media network before visiting our site.
Visteon is not responsible for the data collected by social media networks through their buttons. The data use policies of the social media networks provide information on the purpose and extent of the data that they collect, how this data is processed and used, the rights available to you and the settings that you can use to protect your privacy.
Please read the privacy policies of these social media channels carefully prior to visiting our website.
Information from Minors
Our website is not intended for children under 18 years of age. No one under age 18 may provide any information to the website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from people under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this website or on or through any of its features/registration forms, make any purchases through the website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a person under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a person under 13, please contact us at:
Visteon Corporation Legal Department
Attn: General Counsel
One Village Center Drive
Van Buren Township, MI 48111
What We Do with Information You Provide Us
When contacting us about a product or service, visitors to our website may decide to send us information that identifies them personally. When that is the case, Visteon will only use that information to identify the user as a customer and to determine how to respond to the electronic mail and other internal business purposes. We will not share this information with third parties, except to the extent required by law, or to fulfill the purpose for which you provided it.
Visteon will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to others.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our website.
Visteon will retain the data collected only as long as it is useful or necessary to address the request or needs of the visitor.
Visteon administers and operates the Visteon website from the U.S. Other Visteon sites may be administered and operated from various locations outside the U.S.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of our website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or write us at:
Attn: Communications Department
One Village Center Drive
Van Buren Township, MI 48111
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the website.
The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the website.
Visteon will grant access to your data to those employees who are responsible for technical administration, maintenance and further development of the websites and the provision of the services you may have subscribed. In addition, Visteon engages external IT service companies to maintain its IT systems, and other service providers who assist Visteon to operate the website, to help with Visteon’s business functions, or to provide the services you have requested. These third-party service providers may be able to access your data when performing their services. Visteon will contractually obligate these recipients to confidentiality to safeguard your data from disclosure and utilize an adequate level of data protection. For example, if legally required, Visteon will require such third parties to sign the EU or Swiss Model Clauses. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
If you are located in Europe and GDPR applies to you, and you are using this website in relation to the offering of goods or services, you have the following rights. These rights can be exercised by contacting us using the email at the end of this policy:
• Obtain information on your data in order to check and verify such data
• Receive a copy of your data
• The right to be forgotten
• Correction, deletion or restriction of the processing, which also includes the right to have incomplete or incorrect data rectified by supplementary information
• Right to object to the processing
• You may receive your provided data in a structured, common and machine-readable format and transfer this data to another controller as long as you have consented to the processing, or the processing is based on a contract.
• Right to file a complaint with the regulatory authorities in connection with the processing of your data
To contact Visteon with questions or concerns, please email DataPriv@visteon.com.
Updated May 18, 2018