Personal information and specific personal information refers to information that can identify a specific individual using or be compared against the following information.
- Name, date of birth, sex, work, phone number, address, email address, etc.
- Information that can easily be compared against other information such as passwords and ID numbers assigned to an individual, making it possible to identify that individual.
- 1 and 2 above with My Number.
Personal information obtained from customers is used solely to provide or improve information on the Company’s products and services. If personal information will be used for another purpose, the Company will clearly indicate that purpose on its website in advance.
Specific personal information, however, is used only within the scope permitted by the Numbers Act, for no other purposes.
The Company uses legal, fair methods to obtain personal information and refrains from using inappropriate methods. The Company either obtains consent regarding the purpose that personal information will be used for, etc., or announces important points on its website.
If personal information is shared with third parties or personal information or specific personal information is provided to third parties in the process of outsourcing operations, the Company investigates the third party, concludes necessary agreements, and conducts necessary and appropriate monitoring.
Except in the following situations, personal information obtained from customers is not provided or disclosed to any third party.
- Consent of the customer has been obtained.
- The personal information is being provided or disclosed to affiliated companies, etc., only to the extent necessary.
- It is judged necessary for legal reasons.
Irrespective of the above item, the Company does not provide or disclose specific personal information to any third party unless permitted by the Numbers Act.
If requested by customers to disclose, revise, stop using, delete, etc., their personal information, the Company does so in line with designated procedures.
The Company may provide appropriate information and advice to customers but bears no responsibility because of that. The Company bears no responsibility for damages due to system interruption, delays, suspension, etc., as a result of computer problems caused by unauthorized access, computer viruses, etc.
Last updated December 2015
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