Privacy Policy

Sekisui Medical Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "the Company") makes efforts to develop original technologies and popularize excellent products in order to fulfill our mission to "contribute to the realization of healthy and enriched lifestyles for all people." During the course of our business, it is necessary to handle various forms of personal information*1. The Company hereby commits to comply with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (hereinafter referred to as "the Personal Information Protection Act") and other applicable laws and regulations, and to handle personal information in accordance with policies below in order to protect the rights and interests of the individual.

  1. 1.The Company will specify as far as possible the purpose of the use of the personal information, and will handle the personal information within the limits of said purpose.
  2. 2.The Company will properly obtain the personal information. When the Company has obtained personal information, it shall make public or notify the purpose of use.
  3. 3.When the Company obtains personal information directly from the individual concerned via a source such as documents or electronic records, we shall clearly specify the intended use of such information in said documents or electronic records, etc.
  4. 4.The Company shall endeavor to maintain accurate and up-to-date personal data*2 to the extent necessary for the accomplishment of the purpose of use.
  5. 5.As steps to ensure that personal data is managed safely, the Company shall appoint a person in charge of personal information protection, establish regulations to prevent any loss, damage, alteration or leakage of personal data, and take appropriate information security measures against such risks as unauthorized access and computer viruses.
  6. 6.The Company shall ensure appropriate supervision of employees*3 regarding the handling of personal data in order that said personal data be managed safely.
  7. 7.If the handling of personal data is entrusted to a third party, the Company will take all necessary measures to supervise such third party for the management of the personal data.
  8. 8.When disposing of personal information, the Company shall render it unreadable before disposing of it in an appropriate manner.
  9. 9.The Company shall implement specific measures for the proper handling of personal information, and shall review and improve those measures as and when necessary.
  10. 10.The Company shall endeavor to respond swiftly and appropriately to process any and all inquiries or complaints related to the handling of personal information.
  11. 11.The Company shall stipulate matters regarding the appropriate handling of personal information in the "Sekisui Medical Co., Ltd. Corporate Guidelines" and other necessary rules and regulations, and shall make revisions to the guidelines, rules and regulations, as and when necessary, and shall provide employees with the necessary training.
  12. 12.Specific personal information*4 shall be handled in accordance with the separately established Guidelines Regarding the Proper Handling of Specific Personal Information.
  1. *1
    Personal information:
    As defined in the "Act on the Protection of Personal Information".
  2. *2
    Personal data:
    As defined in the "Act on the Protection of Personal Information".
  3. *3
    Employees:
    Persons delegated with authority by the Company, such as board members and auditors; persons employed by the Company, such as regular employees, part-time employees, and temporary employees; and temporary workers from agencies.
  4. *4
    Specific personal information:
    As defined in the "Act on the Use of Numbers to Identify a Specific Individuals in Administrative Procedures".