Pursuant to the Privacy Protection Act, Morinaga & Co., Ltd., (the “Company”) expressly states the following with regard to the objective in the use and handling of personal information of customers the Company obtains and retains:
The Company obtains and retains only the personal information of the customers as listed below.
The personal information of customers will be used solely for the purposes indicated below. If the information is to be used for any other purpose, the Company will obtain advance consent of the customer.
(1) Types of personal information to be maintained
(2) Purpose of the use of personal information
The Company establishes the Privacy Protection Policy, the Rules for Handling of Personal Information, the Bylaws for the Handling of Personal Information, and other rules to comply with the Privacy Protection Act and other relevant laws and regulations. The Company will carry out the education and enlightenment of its employees to enhance awareness of privacy protection. In controlling the personal information of customers, the Company appoints a person responsible for each department which handles personal information to exercise appropriate control to prevent personal information from being disclosed outside the Company. In respect of illegal access from outside the Company, the Company will implement safety measures at an appropriate and reasonable level by the installation of a defense system and its regular inspection and monitoring. The Company will continuously review the above systems and measures to improve the systems.
The Company may commission all or part of its operations using personal information to a third party in carrying out consumer campaigns. The selection of the commissioned party will be limited to those companies who are deemed to have appropriate systems to handle personal information. The Company will also enter into an agreement which stipulates the proper protection of personal information.
The Company will also ensure that the commissioned party will exercise proper control of personal information and protection of confidentiality to prevent leakage of customers’ personal information.
The Company will never disclose customer’s personal information to any third party without the consent of the customer except in the case of the above outsourcing. In the following situation, however, the Company may disclose or provide personal information without the consent of the customer.
When a customer, or his or her representative, has requested disclosure, change, or discontinuation of the use of personal information of the customer retained by the Company, the Company will take action within a reasonable period and scope.