Implementation date: Dec. 16, 2004
Observance of applicable laws and regulations
Company will observe all laws, regulations, and other applicable directives related to the handling of personal information held by Company.
Collection of personal information
Appropriate methods will be used to collect personal information, including via the internet.
Personal information utilization objectives
Company will notify customers and announce the objectives of utilization of personal information, and used only within the scope of those objectives. The information will not be used for any other purpose without the authorization of the customer.
Non-disclosure to third parties
Collected personal information will not be disclosed or provided to third parties, except in the following circumstances:
- when authorized by the customer,
- when requested under legal authority, and
- when required to protect the life, health, assets, rights, or other benefits of Company, the customer, or a third party.
Disclosure of information to customer, and revision
If requested, Company will disclose collected personal information for registered customers after confirming the identity of the requesting party, and in accordance with Company’s regulations. If a customer notifies Company that corresponding personal information is incorrect, Company will promptly investigate and correct such information as required, except as otherwise specified under applicable laws and regulations.
Company will appropriately and securely manage collected customer personal information, and implement safety measures designed to protect such information from unauthorized access, loss, damage, unauthorized alteration, and unauthorized disclosure.
Company will employ contractual means to ensure that contracted service vendors receiving such personal information from Company will manage and protect it in the same way.