The data controller for processing your personal information within the meaning of data protection laws, such as the General Data Protection Regulation, is Lear Corporation, 21557 Telegraph Road, Southfield, MI 48033, USA/Phone: 1-248-447-1500 and E-Mail: DataPrivacy@lear.com.
There are several instances where Lear processes personal information through this website.
You may send Lear personal information, for example, in a message containing information about your Lear product or service or by contacting Lear using the contact form provided on the website. Lear will only use this information to identify the user as a customer and to determine how to respond to the email or request via the contact form. We will not use this information other than to resolve the matter identified in the e-mail. We will delete the data stored in connection with your contact request as soon as it is no longer necessary for processing your request, unless statutory retention periods require otherwise. We will process your personal information for the purpose of managing your enquiry.
Lear offers you a chance to take a pledge against distracted driving. To take a pledge, you must submit your first name, last name, location and reasons why you are taking the pledge via the pledge form. The processing of personal data in relation to the pledge of is based on your consent, which you can revoke at any time with effect for the future. We use the pledge date only to calculate the number of pledges taken, We delete the pledge information immediately once it has been evaluated. .
We distinguish the following categories of cookies:
You can adjust your cookie preferences any time in our Cookie Preference Manager.
Some of the cookies we use are essential for our website's operation and cannot be turned off in our systems. For example, some cookies are set to provide enhanced functionality and make our website easier to use (e.g. by remembering your login details, accelerating display of our website through load balancing). The legal basis for the processing of data related to technically necessary and functionality cookies is our legitimate interest to enable users to visit our website and to promote our business.
We use the following necessary and functionality cookies:
We use web analytics cookies to create anonymized user statistics (e.g. number of website visitors, surfing behaviour) which help us regularly improve the use of our website.
The processing of personal information in relation to analytics cookies is based on your consent which can be withdrawn at any time with effect for the future. In addition to our internal departments, analytics data is processed by our cookie suppliers as data processors on your behalf.
We use the following analytics cookies:
If you have subscribed to our newsletter, we will process your contact data (e.g. name, email) for the purposes of sending our newsletter to you. We may process information on your specified preferences to customize the information sent to you. The processing of your contact data is based on your explicit consent to receiving our newsletter. You can revoke your consent at any time by i.a. sending an email to DataPrivacy@lear.com, or by using the unsubscribe form in the footer of the newsletter email.
This website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this policy. If you access other websites using the links provided, the operators of those websites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policies, which may differ from ours.
Lear operates social media pages on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube.
We use social media plug-ins to direct you to our social media channels and to allow you to interact with our content. If you click on a social media plug-in, you will be redirected to the websites of the respective social media provider. The provider may collect your personal information and may link this information to your existing profile on the respective platform.
Lear is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, and we have operations in the United States and other countries. As a global company, we transfer certain personal information within Lear to jurisdictions that may not provide levels of data protection that are equivalent to those of your home jurisdiction. All data transfers are adequately safeguarded through Standard Contractual Clauses as approved by the European Commission or other means compliant with applicable data protection legislation. Additionally, within Lear, we have in place binding firm-wide data protection policies which govern our internal data processing activities.
Generally, we retain personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected and for other legitimate business purposes, including to meet our legal, regulatory, or other statutory compliance obligations. there is no longer a legal basis for data to be retained, we will erase personal information securely, or in some cases anonymize it.
Under the GDPR, consumers residing in the EU have certain rights with respect to their personal information, subject to certain exceptions:
If you believe that the processing of your personal information violates the GDPR and/or other data protection laws, you may also lodge a complaint to the competent supervisory authority without prejudice to other legal remedies.
To exercise your rights under the GDPR, please contact us at DataPrivacy@lear.com.
Data privacy laws afford consumers residing in the United States certain rights with respect to their personal information, subject to certain exceptions. If you reside in the United States, this section applies to you. Subject to certain limitations you have the following rights in the United States:
Instructions on How to Exercise Your Privacy Rights
You may exercise your privacy rights by calling our toll-free phone number at 1-248-447-1500 or emailing us at DataPrivacy@lear.com. In some instances, we will need to verify your identity before honoring your privacy right request. We will verify your identity by asking you to provide personal information related to your recent interactions with us. We will honor your privacy rights request within 45 calendar days of receipt, unless we request an extension as permitted by data privacy laws. However, we will honor opt-out of sale and sharing and limit use and disclosure of sensitive personal information requests within 15 business days.
Appealing a Denial of a Privacy Right Request
You may appeal a denial of your privacy right requests by calling us at our toll-free phone number at 1-248-447-1500 or emailing us at DataPrivacy@lear.com. Within 45 days of receipt of an appeal, we will inform you in writing of any action taken in response to the appeal, including a written explanation of the reasons for the decisions. If we deny your appeal, you may submit a complaint to the Attorney General of your state.
You may exercise your privacy rights through an authorized agent. If we receive your request from an authorized agent, we may ask for evidence that you have provided such agent with a power of attorney or that the agent otherwise has valid written authority to submit requests to exercise rights on your behalf. If you are an authorized agent seeking to make a request, please contact us at our toll-free phone number at 1-248-447-1500 or emailing us at DataPrivacy@lear.com.
Additional Disclosure for California Residents
California law permits residents of California to request certain details about how their information is shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please contact us at our toll-free phone number at 1-248-447-1500 or emailing us at DataPrivacy@lear.com.
We do not disclose your personal information to third parties.
Summary of Prior 12-Month Personal Information Handling Practices
We do not sell or share your personal information with third parties. We also do not knowingly sell, share, use for targeted advertising or disclose the personal information of children under the age of 16.