Privacy Policy

Thank you for your interest in our company.  Akebono Brake Corporation respects your privacy.  We will only collect, store and use any personal information you provide us in the manner described in this policy. 

Collection of data and personal information

Each access onto our website will be registered for statistical purposes and to help us to optimize the presentation of our website.  The following data will be collected by our third party website administrator and may be made available to us:

  • The domain name and IP address of your web browser
  • The name of your Internet Service Provider
  • Information about when and what pages you access, utilize or visit
  • The referring website, and other related information
  • Personal information, such as your name and email address, will only be processed if you voluntarily provide it to us; for example, if you sign up to receive our email newsletter.

Use of personal information

Your personal information is used only to fulfill your request for correspondence or service, and will not be given to any third party for its independent use.  We may engage third parties to perform services on our behalf.  These companies may require access to personal information in order to perform their services, but may not use it for other purposes.  Your personal information will be deleted if you withdraw your consent to use it, if it is no longer required, or if its retention is not legally allowed.

Information Rights

You can send any requests to dataprivacy@akebono-usa.com and we will be happy to inform you about your collected personal data.

Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.  Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of our website by you.  The information about your use of this website generated by the cookie is transmitted to a Google server and stored there.  Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators, and to provide other services related to web usage and Internet usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties, provided this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google.  You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly.

To prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, you can use the Google Analytics Browser plugin found here

Social Plugins

Akebono uses social plugins of social networks like Facebook and LinkedIn. The plugins will be deactivated by default while you visit our website. This means that no data will be transferred to the corresponding social networks without you taking action. The plugins remain active after entering a social network until you log out from the corresponding social network or until you delete your cookies. We have no influence on the data that may be processed by the social networks based on your plugin.

You are entitled to withdraw your consent to process your personal data anytime. Please address corresponding requests to dataprivacy@akebono-usa.com.

Any complaints about our process activities or data protection can be addressed to the corresponding data protection authorities in your country.

This Privacy Policy is subject to change at any time. We encourage you to review the privacy policy regularly for any changes.

Proudly Made in the USA

Akebono Brakes are trusted by manufacturers globally, delivering superior braking power, quiet performance, and longer rotor and pad life. As a pioneer of ceramic friction technology, Akebono is proud to manufacture 100 percent of its aftermarket brakes in the USA. Enjoy a smoother ride and clean wheels with Akebono Brakes.