Privacy policy

Prior to using this website, you are urged to read the Policy on the Protection of Personal Information below as it applies to the website of KOKUBU ELECTRIC CORP.

KOKUBU ELECTRIC CORP. (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”) and its representatives, upon taking the importance of personal information in terms of privacy into serious account, recognize that engaging in safety management efforts is a fundamental aspect of corporate activities constituting a social responsibility of the company. For this reason, the personal information of clients wishing to use this website shall be subject to handling as outlined below in order to ensure the appropriate protection of personal information.

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  1. Provision of Personal Information

    Where the provision of personal information from a client is required to use this website, the Company shall expressly state the necessary rationale, the purpose for which provided information shall be used, and other relevant points on each page comprising this website. A client who is unable to agree with the necessary rationale, the purpose of use, or any other relevant point as expressly stated hereunder should refrain from providing personal information. Provided, however, that such a client should be aware that some services as provided through this website may not be accessible in some cases.

  2. Using personal information

    The Company shall use personal information provided by a client only to the extent that such use is consistent with the necessary rationale, purpose of use, and other relevant points as agreed to in advance. Where the personal information of a client is to be used beyond this extent, the purpose and scope of such use shall be notified to the client and the consent thereof shall be obtained in advance.

  3. Use of Cookies

    In order to enhance the convenience and contents of this website, this website uses cookies (piece of information exchanged between a website and the user’s web browser) to discern the (web browser of the) client and detect pages that have been visited. While the client’s domain name shall be recorded using cookies, this website does not obtain email addresses or any other types of data that could be used to identify specific individual users. If you wish to reject cookies, you should make the necessary browser configurations to block cookies or prevent their installation. If cookies are rejected, you should be aware that services provided through this website may not be sufficiently accessible in some cases.

    *Note: Information transferred between this Web site and the users’ Web browsers (software for viewing Web sites).

  4. Disclosing personal information to third parties

    Except in the following cases, the Company shall not disclose personal information provided by the client to a third party:

    - The consent of the client with respect to the disclosure of information to a third party has been obtained;
    - A disclosure request made pursuant to a relevant law, regulation, or ordinance has been received.

    Even where the consent of the client has been obtained, the Company shall endeavor to protect the personal information of the client by concluding an agreement concerning the protection of personal information with any third party to whom the personal information of the client is to be disclosed.
  5. Safety measures applicable to personal information

    The Company shall endeavor to improve the security of the personal information of clients by introducing technology to enable clients to securely provide personal information and undertaking efforts to improve information security measures (to prevent the leak, tampering, loss, or improper accessing of information) to facilitate safe information management subsequent to the provision of personal information.

  6. Compliance with laws, regulations, and other standards

    The Company shall comply with relevant laws, regulations, and other standards that are applicable in Japan and other countries with respect to personal information provided by clients through this website and make appropriate improvements to efforts concerning the protection of personal information according to changes in relevant laws and regulations and the social environment.

Application of the Personal Information Protection Policy

The Policy on the Protection of Personal Information shall apply as follows.

  1. Scope of the application of the Policy on the Protection of Personal Information

    The Policy on the Protection of Personal Information shall apply only to personal information provided by the client through this website.

  2. Handling of personal information by linked sites

    This website is linked to the websites of collaborating service providers, vendors, and other parties with which the Company has established ties (hereinafter referred to as “Partner Sites”). Provided, however, that the Company shall not be held liable whatsoever for the handling of personal information within Partner Sites and other websites operated by third parties.

  3. Revising the Policy on the Protection of Personal Information

    The Company is entitled to revise the Policy on the Protection of Personal Information, in whole or in part, as needed and at its discretion. Any revisions to the Policy on the Protection of Personal Information shall take effect upon the posting of the revised Policy on the Protection of Personal Information to this website. Any personal information provided through this website before a revision of the Policy on the Protection of Personal Information comes into effect shall also be subject to the revised version of the Policy on the Protection of Personal Information once the said revision comes into effect.

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