Dahua Technology USA Inc.
Privacy Notice for California Residents
Last modified: January 1, 2020

This Privacy Notice (“Notice”) applies solely to visitors, users, and others who reside in the state of California (“Consumers” or “you”).  Dahua Technology USA Inc. (the “Company”, “we” or “us”) adopts this Notice to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) and other California privacy laws. Any terms defined in the CCPA have the same meaning when used in this Notice.

HR Related Personal Information

This section only applies to human resources related personal information collected from California-based employees, job applicants, contractors, or similar individuals (“HR Related Personal Information”).

Information We Collect

To carry out our activities and obligations as an employer, we may collect, store, and process the following categories of personal data, which we require for the purpose of establishing and/or administering the employment relationship with you, or managing you as our independent contractor:

  1. Identifiers.
  2. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).
  3. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.
  4. Professional or employment-related information.
  5. Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)).

We will collect the majority of the personal data that we process directly from you. In very limited circumstances third parties may provide your personal data to us, such as your former employers when we are conducting a background check with your consent.

Use of Personal Information

We only process your personal information where applicable law permits or requires it, including where the processing is necessary for the performance of our employment contract with you, where the processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation that applies to us as your employer, for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of third parties, to protect your vital interests, or with your consent if applicable law requires consent. We may process your personal data for the following legitimate business purposes and for the purposes of performing the employment contract with you:

  • Employee administration (including payroll and benefits administration).
  • Business management and planning.
  • Tax related administration (including tax withholding).
  • Processing employee work-related claims (for example, insurance claims).
  • Accounting and auditing.
  • Conducting performance reviews and determining performance requirements.
  • Assessing qualifications for a particular job or task.
  • Gathering evidence for disciplinary action or termination.
  • Complying with applicable law.
  • Education, training, and development requirements.
  • Health administration services.
  • Complying with health and safety obligations.

We will only process your personal information for the purposes we collected it for or for compatible purposes. If we need to process your personal information for an incompatible purpose, we will provide notice to you and, if required by law, seek your consent. We may process your personal information without your knowledge or consent only where required by applicable law or regulation.

B2B Personal Information

This Notice does not apply to the personal information reflecting a written or verbal business-to-business communication (“B2B personal information”) to the extent that complying with certain requirements of CCPA is temporarily exempted for such personal information. If you are a California-based resident working for one of our business partners and would like to make a request regarding your rights under CCPA, please send an e-mail to privacy.usa@dahuatech.com.

Individual End-user Personal Information

This section applies to California-based individual end-users of our products and services. We may collect several types of information from and about you in connection with your request for sales support and/or technical support while you are purchasing or after your purchase our products and services.

Information We Collect

We have collected the following categories of personal information from our consumers within the last twelve (12) months:

  1. Identifiers.
  2. Personal Information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e))

We obtain the categories of personal information listed above directly from you when you contact us for sales support and/or tech support.

Use of Personal Information

We may use or disclose the personal information we collect to provide you with support and to respond to your inquiries, including to investigate and address your concerns and monitor and improve our responses.

We will not collect additional categories of personal information or use the personal information we collected for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without providing you notice.

Sharing Personal Information

We may disclose your personal information to our subsidiaries and/or affiliates to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.

In the preceding twelve (12) months, we have disclosed the following categories of personal information to our subsidiaries and/or affiliates.

  1. Identifiers.
  2. Personal Information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e))

Your Rights and Choices

Under the CCPA, California residents have certain rights regarding their data, including:

  • The right to know the categories of personal information we’ve collected and the categories of sources from which we obtained the information (see Information We Collect).
  • The right to know the business purposes for sharing personal information (see Use of Personal Information).
  • The right to know the categories of third parties with whom we have shared personal information (see Sharing Personal Information).
  • The right to access the specific pieces of personal information we have collected and the right to delete your information.

California residents also have the right to not be discriminated against if they choose to exercise their privacy rights.

Access to Specific Information and Data Portability Rights

You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past twelve (12) months. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will make the disclosure to you.

Deletion Request Rights

You have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will delete your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies.

Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights

To exercise the access, data portability, and deletion rights described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by either:

We endeavor to respond to a verifiable consumer request within forty-five (45) days of its receipt. If we require more time (up to 90 days), we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing (which may include email).

Other California Privacy Rights

California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our website, https://us.dahuasecurity.com, including any subdomains and any content, functionality and services offered on, by or through it or them (the “Site”), who 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 privacy.usa@dahuatech.com.

California Do-Not-Track Disclosures

Some web browsers incorporate a “Do Not Track” feature that signals to websites that you visit that you do not want to have your online activity tracked. How browsers communicate the Do Not Track signal is not yet uniform. For this reason, the Site does not currently interpret, respond to or alter its practices when it receives Do Not Track signals. Please note that third parties may collect personal information about your online activities over time and across different websites when you visit the Site or other online websites and services.

Changes to Our Privacy Notice

We reserve the right to amend this privacy notice at our discretion and at any time. When we make changes to this privacy notice, we will post the updated notice on the Site and update the notice’s effective date. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments about this notice, the ways in which we collect and use your information described here, or your choices and rights regarding such use, or if you wish to exercise your data privacy rights under California law, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Email: privacy.usa@dahuatech.com

Postal Address:
Dahua Technology USA Inc.
23 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618
Attn: General Counsel