1. Uses of personal information obtained
Personal information supplied to the Company by customers will be used for the preparation of responses to comments and inquiries related to the products and services handled by the Company, the distribution of various types of notifications and information related to job opportunities, as well as other matters that fall within the scope of purpose conveyed to customers for the provision of information. Personal information supplied by customers will not be used for any purpose, other than the purposes stated above, without the prior agreement of the customer.
2. Disclosure to third parties
In principle, the Company does not divulge personal information obtained from visitors to its website to third parties without the permission of the visitor in question. This policy does not apply, however, in cases where the law obliges the Company to divulge such information, or when the Company is subject to a court order specifying that such information must be released.
3. Management of personal information
The Company takes great pains to ensure that the security system operating on its website is regularly upgraded and maintained at a high level of operational efficiency, thus minimizing the possibility of unauthorized access to personal information by outside parties, the accidental leakage of such personal information, or the deliberate release of such information by Company employees.
5. Acquisition of personal information from the Company’s website
The Company’s website contains pages that use a form of technology known as “cookies.” Cookies are used to send data to the user’s software for Internet surfing (browser) and refers to its content, making it easier for the user to use the website the next time they visit it. However, cookies are not intended to be used to acquire the personal information of the user. The user may disable cookies by reconfiguring the browser to stop accepting cookies.
The Company’s website incorporates the Secure Socket Layer (SSL), an encryption technology, in the “Contact Us” page, so that users can enter data such as personal information in a secure manner. The SSL sends out the information entered by the user after the information is encrypted.
The Company’s websites automatically records the information of users in the form of access logs. This information includes the IP address of the user, as well the type of browser used and number of accesses. However, no information is included that individually specifies the user. Access logs, which are used to collect statistics and analyze the use of services, will not be utilized for any other purpose.