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MBUSI State Privacy Notice

Last Revised: June 1, 2022


This State Privacy Notice (this “State Notice”) supplements the Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. (“MBUSI”) Privacy Notice and is provided pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (“VCDPA”), Colorado Privacy Act (“CPA”), Connecticut Data Privacy Act (“CTDPA”), and Utah Consumer Privacy Act (“UCPA”). 

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

This State Notice does not apply to employment-related personal information collected from California/ Virginia/Colorado/Connecticut/Utah -based employees, job applicants, contractors, or similar individuals. Where noted in this State Notice, the state data protection laws temporarily exempt personal information reflecting a written or verbal business-to-business communication (“B2B personal information”) from some of its requirements.

Information We Collect and Share from States’ Residents

MBUSI does not sell nor share for cross-textual advertising purpose any personal information collected from California, Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut, or Utah Residents. The below chart reflects the categories of personal information we may have collected from California consumers (except exempt employment and B2B personal information) over the past twelve months, the categories of sources from which the information was collected, the business or commercial purpose for which the information was collected, and the categories of third parties with whom we have shared that information for a business purpose.

Recipient Categories
A Identifiers.

A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, Social Security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.

Yes Yes MBUSI ONLY (but Google “sees” IP address – see below)
B Personal information categories.

A name, signature, Social Security number, physical characteristic or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education status, employment status, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.

Some Personal Information included in this category may overlap with other categories.

No No  
C Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.

Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or genetic information (including familial genetic information).

No No  
D Commercial information.

Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.

No No  
E Biometric information. Genetic, physiological, behavioral, and biological characteristics, or activity patterns used to extract a template or other identifier or identifying information, such as fingerprints, faceprints, and voiceprints, iris or retina scans, keystroke, gait, or other physical patterns, and sleep, health, or exercise data. No No  
F Internet or other similar network activity. Browsing history, search history, or information on a Californian’s or Nevadan’s interaction with a website, application, or advertisement. Yes Yes Google (for Google Analytics – MBUSI internal use only)
G Geolocation data. Physical location or movements. Yes No MBUSI ONLY (on TM registration intake form and Toolbox subscription actions only)
H Sensory data. Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information. No No  
I Professional or employment-related information. Current or past job history or performance evaluations. No No We do collect employee number and supervisor name on TM registration intake form
J Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)). Education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf, such as grades, transcripts, class lists, student schedules, student identification codes, student financial information, or student disciplinary records. No No  
K Inferences drawn from other Personal Information. Profile reflecting a person’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes. No No  

We obtain this personal information from the following categories of sources:

  • Directly from you when you provide written information to us through the Site.
  • Indirectly from you when we observe your IP address, operating system, browser type, and other technical information. Please review the “Cookies” section of our Privacy Notice for additional information.
  • From social networks, in accordance with their respective privacy policies and terms of service.
Consumer Requests

California, Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut, and Utah residents have the right to request 

  • that we disclose 
    • the categories and specific pieces of personal information we collected, used, disclosed, and sold during the past twelve months, 
    • the categories of sources from which their personal information was collected, 
    • our business or commercial purposes for collecting or selling their personal information, and 
    • the categories of third parties with whom we shared their personal information;
  • deletion of the personal information we have collected from them. 

California, Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut residents have the right to request

  • Correction of the personal information we have collected from them. 

You can submit a request here. In order to respond to your request, we will need to collect additional personal information from you in order to verify your identity and residency. The personal information that we use to verify your identity and residency will not be used for any other purpose. Only you, or someone legally authorized to act on your behalf, may make a verifiable consumer request related to your personal information. We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you. You may also make a verifiable consumer request on behalf of your minor child, but please note that we do not have actual knowledge that we collect, disclose, or sell information regarding any minor under the age of 16. Your request must include sufficient detail to allow us to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to it. 

Making a verifiable consumer request does not require you to create an account with us. [However, we do consider requests made through your password protected account sufficiently verified when the request relates to personal information associated with that specific account.]

We do not discriminate against California residents who exercise their CCPA privacy rights.

If you have questions about this notice, please contact us here.