Privacy Policy

Kawaguchi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (the “Company”) is well aware of the importance of personal information and its protection. Since the Company believes that the appropriate management of personal information is its important social responsibility, the Company, to fulfill this responsibility in compliance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and other applicable laws and regulations, has established the following Privacy Policy for the protection of personal information:

Personal information

As used in this Privacy Policy, the term “personal information” means information about a living individual, which either contains a name, date of birth or other statements that can be used to identify a specific individual (including information that can be readily cross-checked against other information and thereby used to identify a specific individual), or contains an individual identification code (meaning a code produced by converting physical features of an individual, allocated code based on the product purchase history of a specific individual or other similar information that can be used to identify the specific individual).

Obtaining and using personal information

The Company will obtain personal information by legal and proper means and handle the personal information according to the purposes of use set forth below. In addition to those below, the Company will obtain and use personal information for other purposes of use if they are explicitly specified for provision of a specific service. If the Company obtains and uses personal information for any purpose other than these purposes, the Company shall notify the person whose personal information will be obtained and used in advance to obtain the person’s prior consent except where it is obtained and used under laws and regulations.

(Purposes of use)
・To provide or improve the Company’s products or services and information related thereto
・To respond to inquiries or information material requests
・To allow the Company’s group to execute transactions and manage contractual relationships therefor
・To conduct market research, data analysis or questionnaire investigation
・To explore, develop and apply technologies involved in new business creation, and conduct research and development related thereto
・To manage and provide information to our shareholders as provided for in the Companies Act and other relevant laws
・To go through procedures related to the recruitment process
・To properly handle labor management related matters regarding the Company’s officers and employees
・To exercise the rights and perform the obligations of the Company and the Company’s group under laws and regulations

Appropriate handling of personal information

Personal information obtained by the Company will be strictly managed, and the Company shall not disclose or provide the personal information to any third party except as permitted by law or for other justifiable reasons.
The Company may provide and jointly use personal information obtained by the Company to and with any of the Company’s group companies and their agencies, business partners, contractors and other entities concerned (hereinafter “Contractors”) to provide appropriate responses to inquiries or for other purposes explicitly specified in advance. However, if the Company discloses the personal information to any overseas group company or other third party, the Company shall obtain the prior consent of the person whose personal information will be disclosed except as permitted by law.

Security controls over personal information

The Company will take necessary measures as set forth below to prevent the leakage, loss, destruction and other mishandling of personal information. The Company will, when outsourcing the handling of personal information, supervise such handling in a necessary and appropriate manner so as to ensure security controls over the personal information.

(Formulation of the basic policy)
・This Privacy Policy is established to ensure the proper handling of personal information and provide contact information for receiving questions and disclosure, correction or other requests.

(Systematic security control measures)
・Appointing the person responsible for the handling of personal information (personal information manager)
・Clearly defining employees handling personal information and the scope of personal information handled by those employees
・Developing and maintaining the system for reporting to and communicating with the section in charge of personal information in case that any incident related to personal information protection (loss, destruction, falsification, leakage or other mishandling of personal information) occurs or the Company becomes aware of the risk of occurrence

(Human security control measures)
・Including matters concerning confidentiality including personal information in the rules of employment

(Physical security control measures)
・Implementing measures for preventing access to personal information by any unauthorized person in the area where personal information is handled
・Implementing measures for preventing the theft, loss or other mishandling of devices, electronic media, documents and other items containing personal information
・Implementing measures for ensuring that personal information is not easily disclosed when any device, electronic medium or other item containing personal information is delivered, including cases in which they are relocated within an office

(Technical security control measures)
・Implementing access controls to limit the scope of personnel in charge and personal information handled by the personnel
・Introducing a system to protect personal information handling systems against unauthorized access or malware from the outside

About Cookies

To make the repeated use of the Company’s website more convenient, data called cookies will be placed on the hard drive of the user’s computer to identify the computer. You can refuse to accept cookies by changing your internet browser settings. Please note, however, that such change may prevent access to some parts of the website.
The Company uses cookies for the purpose of analyzing obtained browsing history data to send information on products and services according to your interest on some of its website pages.

Cautionary note on the risk of information leakage due to the nature of the Internet, etc.

In the course of sending or receiving information on the Internet or by email, information interception or leakage to a third party may occur due to the nature of the Internet or email. Please be fully aware of such risk.

Collection of information on access

The Company may collect information on the access status or service use status, including your IP address, when you use this website or other services. The Company use collected information to improve services for you and manage and operate this website in an appropriate and secure manner, such as for prevention of unauthorized access and identification of cause and recovery in the event of a failure in a server or other devices. The Company shall not use or disclose such information by correlating it with your personal information (except where browsing history information is obtained for analysis on some of the Company’s website pages).

Protection of personal information at link destinations

As for links from this website to other websites, please check the status of handling of personal information at each link destination on that website. The Company is not responsible for the handling of personal information on the website of any business operator or individual other than the Company.

Amendments to this Privacy Policy

The Company may amend this Privacy Policy without notice when providing new services in the future. The Company may revise this Privacy Policy to protect your personal information in a better manner or in association with amendments to laws and regulations. We recommend regularly checking this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure, correction or other requests regarding personal information

If you request the disclosure of, correction of, any addition to, deletion of, suspension of use of, erasure of or other handling of your personal information provided to the Company, please contact the inquiry desk set forth below.
For any comment or question about the Company’s handling of personal information, please contact us using the “Contact” form.

For more information on this Privacy Policy, you can also contact:

• Desk for inquiries about the Company’s handling of personal information, and disclosure, correction or other requests regarding personal information • Section in charge of personal information protection
General Affairs Department, Kawaguchi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
TEL: 048-222-5171

Basic policy for the protection of individual numbers and specific personal information

The Company has established the policy for the protection of individual numbers and specific personal information (hereinafter referred to as “Specific Personal Information, etc.”) as set forth below to handle Specific Personal Information in operating procedures in accordance with the Act Concerning Use of Numbers to Identify Specific Individuals in Administrative Procedures.

1. The Company will appropriately handle Specific Personal Information, etc. within the scope of statutory duties related to individual numbers.

2. The Company will appropriately collect, use, provide, store and destroy Specific Personal Information, etc., and formulate and comply with internal regulations on related procedures.

3. The Company will provide education and training for, and conduct audits on personnel handling Specific Personal Information, etc.

4. The Company will comply with laws and regulations, guidelines established by the national government and other standards concerning the handling of Specific Personal Information, etc.

5. The Company will implement security control measures to prevent the leakage, loss or destruction of Specific Personal Information, etc. If such leakage or the like occurs, the Company will promptly implement corrective measures depending on the incident.

6. The Company will respond to your complaints and consultations about Specific Personal Information, etc. in an appropriate and prompt manner. Please contact the desk set forth below for inquiries.

7. The Company will review and improve the system for managing Specific Personal Information, etc. on a continuous basis.

• Desk for inquiries about the protection of Specific Personal Information, etc. •
General Affairs Department, Kawaguchi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
TEL: 048-222-5171