Yamaha Corporation of America
Cookie Policy

May 22, 2018

Yamaha Corporation of America ("Yamaha," "we" or "our") and our partners use cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer and track users' movements during your website visit, and gather demographic information.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile devices by websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, function with greater efficiency, or to provide information of our users experience during use of our websites. The table below explains the cookies that Yamaha uses and why.

Functional Cookies:

Preferences and Settings

These cookies are used to record a user's choice and settings that enable our website to operate correctly or that maintain your preferences over time and may be stored on your device. For example, Yamaha saves preferences, such as language, browser and multimedia player settings, these enable the browser to remember these setting each time you return to the site. Note: If you opt out of interest-based advertising, we store your opt-out preference in a cookie on your device.

and Authentication

When you sign into a website using your Yamaha account, we store a unique ID number, and the time you signed in, in an encrypted cookie on your device. This cookie allows you to move from page to page within the site without having to sign in again on each page. You can also save your sign-in information, so you do not have to sign in each time you return to the site

Advertising Cookies:

Interest-Based Advertising

Yamaha uses cookies to collect data about your online activity and identify your interests so that we can provide advertising that is most relevant to you. You can opt out of receiving interest-based advertising from Yamaha as described in the How to Control Cookies section of this Cookie Policy.

Universal Analytics:


To provide our products, and improve your user experience on our website, Yamaha uses cookies and other identifiers to gather usage and performance data. For example, we use cookies to count the number of unique visitors to a web page or service, visitors to our blog and to develop other statistics about the operations of our products. This includes cookies from Yamaha and from third-party analytics providers. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website.

Facebook and YouTube Cookies:

Social Media

Some of our websites include code snippets provided by social media companies that can sense if you are already logged into a given social media account so you can easily share Yamaha content with other social media users via that account. These code snippets read cookies set previously by social media company web content while you are logged in and browsing such content on those social media sites.

We embed videos from Yamaha’s YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer or mobile device once you click on the YouTube video player, YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. 

Service Cookies:


Yamaha uses performance cookies for load balancing to ensure that websites remain up and operating.

How to Control Cookies

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but provide controls that allow you to block or delete them. For example, in most modern browsers, you can block or delete cookies by clicking Settings > Privacy > Cookies. Instructions for blocking or deleting cookies in other browsers may be available in each browser's privacy or help documentation. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Certain features of Yamaha's products depend on cookies. Please be aware that if you choose to block cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use those features, and preferences that are dependent on cookies may be lost. If you choose to delete cookies, settings and preferences controlled by those cookies, including advertising preferences, will be deleted and may need to be recreated.

Yamaha complies with applicable data privacy laws regarding user's consent to accept cookies.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the use of cookies on our websites, please contact: 

Yamaha Corporation of America
6600 Orangethorpe Avenue
Buena Park, CA 90620
Email: privacypolicy@yamaha.com

Revisions to Our Cookie Policy

We may amend this Cookie Policy from time-to-time, when we make updates, changes or revisions, they will be effective when we post the updated Cookie Policy to our site. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by email or, at our option, by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective.