Please read this privacy policy carefully. Your use of the MIZUNO Web sites and (collectively, the “Site”) constitutes your agreement to this privacy policy (the "Mizuno North America Privacy Policy") and consent to the terms herein. Please see the section labeled “Information We Collect and How We Use It” to learn more about our collection and use of user information.


Mizuno USA, Inc. and Mizuno Canada Ltd. (collectively, "Mizuno," or "we," as appropriate) is committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to our Site and users of the other services available through our Site (the “Service(s)”) This Mizuno North America Privacy Policy discloses Mizuno’s collection, use and disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information (as defined below) both online, in connection with the Site, and offline, when referenced in Mizuno documents which request your consent to collect, use or disclose your Personally Identifiable Information. The Services we offer may change from time to time. We will use our best efforts to ensure that the information you provide us remains private and is used only for the purposes set forth herein.

The Mizuno North America Privacy Policy details our commitment to protect your information and the limited manner in which we will use that information to provide and improve our provision of the Services.

Important Terms Used Throughout This Privacy Policy

Throughout the Mizuno North America Privacy Policy we use several specialized terms. “Personally Identifiable Information” is information about you or that could be used to identify you such as your name, street address, email address, billing address, credit card number and expiration date. “User Information” means all Personally Identifiable Information and any other forms of information discussed in the Mizuno North America Privacy Policy, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address of a user’s computer. We use the term “aggregate” when we combine information from various persons or users. Information is said to be “anonymized” if it does not identify individual persons or entities or associate a particular person or entity with such information.

Information We Collect and How We Use It

If you visit our site to browse. We will only collect and store the domain name and host from which a user accessed the Internet (e.g.,, the IP address of the user’s computer, the user’s browser software and operating system, the date and time the user accesses the site and the Internet address of any Web site from which the user linked directly to our site or to which the user links after visiting our site. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to sections of our sites, to determine from where our visitors linked and to where our visitors link from the sites and to help us make our sites more useful. For example, we organize and analyze IP addresses so that we can provide efficient service, enhance security, monitor appropriate usage and produce traffic volume statistics. This type of information is sometimes shared with third parties, such as when we aggregate and disclose site traffic information for marketing and commercial purposes. When we share such information with third parties we will require them to abide by the standards of the Mizuno North America Privacy Policy. Mizuno is the sole owner of the information collected on this Site. We will not sell, share or rent this information to others in ways different from that disclosed in this Mizuno North America Privacy Policy.

If you register, send us a communication or engage in a transaction while at our Site. If you communicate with us, we collect and store the Personally Identifiable Information you provide through this process, including if applicable your user ID and password, which we may elect to provide for you. If you engage in a transaction while logged on to our Site, then we collect and store information about the transaction. If you send us communications, then we may collect such communications in a file specific to you.

We use the information we collect from you as a registered user to build features that we hope will make the Services more attractive and easier for you to use. This may include better customer support and timely notice of new services. We may share User Information with our partners, affiliates and joint venturers that are committed to serving your need for the Services and improving your user experience, but will require such third parties to abide by the standards of the Mizuno North America Privacy Policy. We may also share aggregate anonymized data relating to activity on the Site and use of the Services, such as demographical and statistical information, for marketing, research and other purposes. Furthermore, we may need to disclose User Information to law enforcement or other government officials if appropriate for your protection or in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement or other activity that is illegal or may expose us or our users to legal liability.

From time to time, our Site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and address) and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this Site and to help Mizuno create new and improved services and products for its customers. We may share User Information collected through surveys with third parties to assist us with improving such services and products.

If You Do Not Wish to Disclose User Information

If you do not want to provide us with certain User Information then you may opt out by not using the Service that provides us with such User Information. For example, if you do not want us to retain your name, then you may choose not to become a registered user or not to send us a communication. You will not be entitled to the benefits of registration or a response to the communication, but you are still free to browse the Site.


Cookies are small text files that our Site can send to your browser for storage on your hard drive. Cookies can make your use of our Site easier by saving your status and preferences upon visits to our Site. The cookies are refreshed every time you enter the Site. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you may be able to change the settings to refuse cookies or to be alerted when cookies are being sent. We use cookies for two purposes: (1) to enable Mizuno to customize information for certain segments of its customer base; and (2) in some instances, to associate you with your User Information. For example, through the use of cookies you may login automatically and thereby save you time. Although rejection of cookies will not interfere with your ability to interact with most of our Site, you will need to accept cookies in order to login and use certain interactive Services on the Site. Mizuno does not engage in behavioral advertising on the Site, whether through cookies or otherwise.

Removal or Correction of Personally Identifiable Information

Upon your request, we may remove your Personally Identifiable Information from our database and correct any errors you identify in such information. You may make a removal request by contacting Mizuno’s Privacy Officer in any of the ways described below under “How do I contact Mizuno?” If Personally Identifiable Information is removed, you will lose access to the parts of the Site for which you must provide such Personally Identifiable Information to gain access. After removal, we will only retain copies of such information as are necessary for us to comply with governmental orders, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, enforce any agreement you have entered into through our Site and as otherwise reasonably necessary. Any Personally Identifiable Information provided as a part of a transaction on the Site represents a record of that business transaction that cannot be altered after the transaction is complete.

Third Parties

The Mizuno North America Privacy Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of User Information collected by Mizuno. If you disclose information to other parties, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of such information regardless of their affiliation or relationship with Mizuno. Because Mizuno does not control the privacy practices of third parties you are subject to the privacy customs and policies of those third parties. When you link to or access a Web site other than the Site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that Web site. We encourage you to ask questions and review the applicable privacy policy before you disclose your personal information to third parties.

We do not try to control, and disclaim responsibility for, information provided by other users or third parties that is made available through our Site. Such information may contain errors, intentional or otherwise, or may be offensive, inappropriate or inaccurate, and in some cases will be mislabeled or deceptively labeled.


This Site takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. Mizuno has implemented technology and security features and strict policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of your Personally Identifiable Information from unauthorized access or improper use. Mizuno employs security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of Personally Identifiable Information collected, used or disclosed through the Site and we will continue to enhance our security procedures as new technology becomes available. If you have any questions about the security at our Site, you can contact Mizuno’s Privacy Officer in any of the ways described below under “How do I contact Mizuno?” You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords.

Communications and Site or Service Updates

We send responses to all communications from users. Established members will occasionally receive information on products, services or special deals. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive these types of communications. Before sending these communications we ensure prior consent has been obtained and we will include contact and unsubscribe information in such messages, as required by applicable laws. We also send the user Site and Service announcement updates and may also respond to user inquiries or service requests via email or phone. Please see our “Choice/Opt-out” section below.

Correction/Updating Personal Information

If a user's Personally Identifiable Information changes (such as your zip code or postal code), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user’s personal data provided to us. This can usually be done by contacting Mizuno’s Privacy Officer in any of the ways described below under “How do I contact Mizuno?”


Users who no longer wish to receive our notices, promotional materials or other electronic messages may opt-out of receiving these communications by replying to unsubscribe in the subject line in the email, by emailing or by contacting Mizuno’s Privacy Officer in any of the ways described below under “How do I contact Mizuno?”


Mizuno joins the industry in recognizing that children may not be able to make informed choices about personal information requested online. Accordingly, Mizuno does not target children under the age of 13 for collection of information online. Mizuno does not solicit or collect customer identifiable information from children under the age of 13.

Cross-Border Transfer

The global nature of our business sometimes requires us to transfer User Data, across national borders. Accordingly, User Data will be subject to the legal requirements of the applicable foreign jurisdictions, including local requirements to disclose information to courts, law enforcement and national security authorities. If you wish to obtain more information about our policies and procedure relating to our transferring and processing information outside of your home country, please contact Mizuno’s Privacy Officer in any of the ways described under “How do I contact Mizuno?”

Merger, Assets, Sales, etc.

If Mizuno or any of its lines of business is sold, pledged or disposed of as a going concern whether by merger, sale of assets, bankruptcy or otherwise, then the user database of Mizuno could be sold as part of that transaction and all User Information accessed by such successor or purchaser.

How do I Contact Mizuno

If you have any questions regarding the Mizuno North America Privacy Policy or how Mizuno collects, uses or discloses you Personally Identifiable Information, you can contact Mizuno’s Privacy Officer at or 1.800.966.1211.


Mizuno may from time to time change the Mizuno North America Privacy Policy with or without notice, so please check it regularly for any changes or updates. For future reference, Mizuno will make a link to the current Mizuno North America Privacy Policy available to you on your screen when you are on our Site. Your use of the Site constitutes your agreement to the Mizuno North America Privacy Policy and your assent to any modification thereto.

This Mizuno North America Privacy Policy was last updated on August 7, 2012.