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Privacy Policy

Sumika Technical Information Service, Inc. (“the Company”) recognizes the importance of protecting Personal Information and considers the appropriate management of Personal Information an important social duty; therefore, the Company abides by the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and other applicable laws and regulations in order to fulfill said duty as well as has established the following Privacy Policy in accordance with its “Policy on the Protection of Personal Information” to endeavor to protect Personal Information.

Definition of Personal Information

    “Personal Information” as defined in this Privacy Policy is information about living individuals, which contains the name, date of birth and/or other descriptions that could identify specific individuals (including those that can easily be collated with other information and thereby identify a specific individual), or personal identification code (meaning a code that transforms physical characteristics, a purchase history of goods or the like that can identify the specific individual concerned).

Acquisition of Personal Information

    Through this website, we may ask you to provide personal information such as your name and contact information in order to provide you with information such as responses to your inquiries. Such information is provided at the discretion of the customer.

Purpose of Use

    The purpose of use of personal information is described on each page where customers are asked to register their personal information. If the Company intends to use the personal information registered by the customer for purposes other than those stated, the Company will notify the customer in advance and obtain his/her consent, except when required by law. Please note that on some of our websites, the Company may use the acquired browsing history information for the purpose of analyzing it and designing and providing products and services that meet your interests.

Appropriate Handling of Personal Information

    We will make every effort to ensure and improve security for the safe management of your personal information. We will strictly manage the personal information provided to us and will not disclose it except in the following cases or when there is a legitimate reason to do so.

  1. We may outsource operations related to the operation of this website or the use and management of customers’ personal information to other companies.
    In such cases, we will strictly supervise and manage the handling of customers’ personal information.
  2. Depending on the type or content of your inquiry or requested service, we may disclose your personal information to a third party to the extent necessary.
    In such cases, we will notify you to that effect on our website, etc., and ask for your approval.
  3. In case of emergency to protect human life or human rights, or when cooperating with requests based on laws and ordinances by public institutions such as judicial agencies and police, or when complying with other laws and ordinances, the information may be disclosed without the customer’s permission.
    In such cases, we may disclose information without your permission.

Cautionary Note Regarding the Risk of Information Leakage due to Characteristics of the Internet

    Please be aware that because of characteristics of the internet, there is the risk of third parties intercepting information during the process of sending information by internet or email. This website may contain links to other websites. Please check the privacy policies of the linked websites individually.

Regarding Disclosure of Personal Information and Inquiries About our Privacy Policy

    We believe that it is very important for you to fully understand how we handle your personal information. If you have any comments or questions regarding the contents of the “Privacy Policy” on our website, please contact us using the “CONTACT Form”.
    In addition, if you wish to inquire about your personal information, please contact us at the above contact point, and we will respond to your request appropriately and as soon as possible.