Acquisition of personal information
If the company requires the presentation of personal information from its customer at the time of his or her utilization of this web site, the company will define the needed points, the purpose of the utilization of the offered information, and others on each site of this web site. If a customer cannot agree with the defined points, the purpose of the utilization, etc., such a customer should abstain from disclosing his or her personal information. In such a case, however, it should be understood in advance that sufficient services may fail to be offered from this web site.
Utilization of personal information
Personal information offered by a customer will be utilized by the company within the scope of the company's needed points and the purpose of the utilization, etc., with which the customer has consented. If the company wants to utilize its customers' personal information beyond this scope, the company will previously let these customers know the purpose and the scope of their utilization in order to obtain their consent.
Utilization of cookies
For the reinforcement of the convenience of each site and the improvement of the contents on this web site, the company may use information from the cookie (information to be exchanged between the web site and a customer's web browser [Internet browsing software]) for the identification of the customer (web browser) and the recognition of the accessed page. On our web site, each customer's domain name is recorded from the cookie, but in all cases the information is never acquired to specify any e-mail address and such personal information. Any customer who wants to reject the reception of a cookie should make a setup in his or her web browser to reject the reception. If the reception of a cookie is rejected, however, it should be understood in advance that sufficient services may fail to be offered from this web site.
Disclosure of personal information to a third party
Except for the cases shown below, the company does not disclose to a third party the personal information that has been presented by its customers.
- When the company obtains the consent of a customer in regard to the disclosure of personal information to the third party.
- When disclosure is required based on laws and ordinances.
Safety measures against personal information
To introduce the technologies for assuring the customers for the secured presentation of their personal information and to realize the safe information management after the presentation of such information, the company makes every effort for the improvement of information security measures (prevention of information leakage, falsification, losing, malicious access, etc.). In this manner, the company will improve the quality of security in regard to the personal information of its customers.
Laws and ordinances, and the observance of other rules
In regard to the personal information presented by each customer through this web site, the company will observe the related laws and ordinances as well as other rules, which are applicable in Japan and other countries. According to variations in the related laws and ordinances as well as social environments, the company will properly improve its attitude of observance in regard to the protection of personal information.
Scope of application of this personal information protection policy
The policy of this personal information protection is applicable only to the personal information presented by its customers through this web site. This web site is interlinked with a variety of other web sites related to the company's cooperative servicing organizations, vendors, etc. (referred to as the associated sites hereafter). However, the company would like to declare that the company is not responsible for the handling of personal information by other web sites managed by third parties, inclusive of the associated sites.