Privacy Policy

MEIDENSHA CORPORATION (hereinafter, "the Company") recognizes that the appropriate management of personally identifiable information (hereinafter, "personal information") is a rule of society and an important responsibility for the Company, which aims at fair and honest corporate activities. The Company has thus established its following Privacy Policy in order to comply with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and to fulfill our social responsibility by deepening the relationship of trust with society.

1. Implementation, Improvement, Revision, Etc. of the Privacy Policy

In order to comply with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and related laws, government guidelines, and other regulations, as well as to implement the Privacy Policy, the Company establishes a Privacy Policy and internal rules and regulations regarding the protection of personal information. Furthermore, the Company ensures that our employees and other related parties are fully aware of and implement these rules and regulations, and we continually review and improve them.

2. Acquisition of Personal Information

The Company acquires personal information by legal and fair means. When a customer accesses the Company's website, the IP address of the customer's Internet service provider, the customer's cookies, the customer's browsing route, the Company's website pages viewed by the customer, and the date and time of viewing are recorded on the Company's web server. For more information about your cookies, please refer to 10.(1)(2) below.

3. Utilization of Personal Data

When acquiring personal information, the Company will disclose or notify of the purpose of use (including disclosure in accordance with the Privacy Policy). In addition, when acquiring personal information from a customer noted in a contract or other document (including electromagnetic records), we will clearly state the purpose of use in advance and use personal information within the scope of the purpose and to the extent necessary for the performance of business. Purposes of use of personal information acquired by the Company are as follows.

(1) Personal information concerning customers (including those who inquire about product information)

  • To sell products and services
  • To provide maintenance and support
  • To provide information to customers
  • To fulfill contracts
  • To deliver products and services
  • To provide information on seminars, exhibitions, new products, etc.
  • To provide information related to the Company's activities
  • To respond to inquiries

(2) Personal information concerning shareholders

  • To exercise rights and fulfill obligations in accordance with laws and regulations
  • To implement various measures to facilitate the relationship between shareholders and the Company
  • To manage shareholders, such as preparing shareholder data according to prescribed standards in accordance with laws and regulations
  • To provide information to shareholders regarding IR activities

(3) Personal information concerning business partners

  • To communicate and negotiate with business partners
  • To fulfill contracts
  • For payment and billing

(4) Personal information concerning applicants for employment

  • For the purpose of employment selection operations
    (including use in questionnaires, etc. for reference in future recruitment activities)
  • To contact applicants who have been selected for employment as a result of the selection process prior their to entering the company
  • To use the application information of those selected for employment as a result of the selection process as human resources information of the Company after they enter the company

(5) Personal information concerning former employees

  • To send notices, etc. from the company to former employees
  • To maintain records of work, salary, health information, etc. while employed
  • To respond to inquiries related to social insurance
  • To provide corporate pension benefits, etc.
  • To manage former employees in other ways related to the above

(6) Other personal information of persons who inquire about corporate information, etc.

  • To provide information related to the Company's activities
  • To respond to various inquiries and requests

4.Provision of Personal Data

The Company will not provide personal data to third parties, except in the following cases and in cases of joint use in accordance with 5. below.

  1. 01When we have obtained the prior consent of the person to whom the personal data pertains
  2. 02When provision of personal data is necessary to protect the life, body, or property of an individual and it is difficult to obtain permission on the provision of personal data from the person to whom the personal data pertains
  3. 03When required by law
  4. 04When the provision of personal data is necessary for improving public health or promoting the sound growth of children, and it is difficult to obtain permission on the provision of personal data from the person to whom the personal data pertains
  5. 05When the provision of personal data is necessary for cooperating with a state organ, a local government, or an individual or entity entrusted by either a state organ or local government to execute affairs prescribed by law, and in which obtaining consent of the person to whom the personal data pertains is likely to impede the execution of such affairs
  6. 06When the handling of personal data is entrusted to a third party within the scope of the purpose of use of personal data
    In this case, we will ensure the safe management of personal data by conducting necessary and appropriate monitoring of the entrusted party.
  7. 07In the event of business succession due to a merger, corporate separation, business transfer, or other organizational restructuring

5.Joint Use of Personal Data

The Company will jointly use customers' personal data with our domestic group companies. The Company will be responsible for the personal data jointly used. For inquiries about joint use, please see 8. below. For the Company's address and representative, please see 9. below.
[ Personal data items ]
・Customer's name, affiliation (company name, title, etc.), and contact information (address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, etc.)
・Contents of customer's inquiry, question, comment, etc.
[ Purpose of use ]
As described in 3. (1) through (6) above.

6.Response to Requests Regarding Personal Data Held

If a request is received for disclosure, correction, addition, cessation of use, or deletion of personal data held, the Company will promptly respond to such request in accordance with the law.

7.Matters Concerning Security Control Measures

The Company shall take necessary and appropriate security control measures against the risks of unauthorized access, loss, alteration, leakage, etc. of personal data.

8.Inquiries Concerning Personal Data

For inquiries regarding personal information, please contact the following.
MEIDENSHA CORPORATION Corporate Communication Promotion Division
TEL:03-6420-8100  FAX:03-5745-3027
※Inquires are accepted from 9AM to 5PM on the Company's business days (excluding 12PM to 1PM).

9.Company Name, Address, and Name of Representative

ThinkPark Tower, 2-1-1 Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 141-6029 Japan
Akio Inoue, Representative Director and President and Executive Officer

10.Notice Concerning This Website

(1) Use of cookies

The Company's website acquires and uses cookies, which are a mechanism for storing information about a customer's visit to the website on the customer's device, and it also refers to the information stored on that device. Although the IP address of the customer is recorded by cookies, personally identifiable information such as name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address is not acquired.
The purposes of use of the cookies we obtain are as follows.

  1. 01To help improve the operation, structure, and content of The Company's website.
  2. 02To collect and analyze customer browsing and operation records of the Company's website for the purpose of improving customer convenience.

If you wish to stop the use of cookies, please change your cookie settings to refuse cookies from the Cookie Policy below. Please note that if you disable the use of cookies, you may be restricted from using certain portions of the Company's website.

(2) Utilization of Google Analytics

The Company uses Google Analytics to analyze customers' use website use. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information about customers, but does not collect personally identifiable information. The data collected by Google Analytics is managed in accordance with Google's Privacy Policy. Please refer to the Google Analytics Terms of Use and Google's Privacy Policy on the Google website. To refuse collection of information by Google Analytics, please download and install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Add-on on your browser.

(3) Facebook "Sign in with Facebook"

The Company's website uses the sharing function provided by Facebook, Inc. to share news releases and other articles. A Facebook login account is required to use the sharing function. Please refer to the Facebook, Inc. website for information on what information Facebook collects using cookie, the purpose of use, etc.

(4) Utilization of SPIRAL

The Company uses the SPIRAL online database service provided by PIPED BITS Co., Ltd. as an entry form for use of personal information. The information and privacy policy of PIPED BITS Co., Ltd. relating to this tool can be found at the following website:

(5) Personal information on linked pages

The Company's website is linked to various other websites for the purpose of working with our customer service organizations, providers, etc. The Company bears no responsibility whatsoever for the handling of personal information on websites operated by third parties, including these websites.