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We will process your personal information in compliance with the following principles:
We use different methods to collect personal information from and about you including through:
We will limit the use of personal information to the extent necessary to achieve the purpose of use. We will not use personal information for any unspecified purpose without the consent of the data subject.
We will not disclose or provide personal information to third parties except in cases where we subcontract part of our business operations to an external vendor, such as for website production and web server services, data storage, maintenance services, database management, email, newsletters, web analytics and payment services, or, where an Ushio Inc. subsidiary group company is involved in responding to a query, suggestion or request from you or in fulfilment or performance of any contract (or otherwise for the purposes set out above) or in any of the following cases:
We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal information and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal information for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal information for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We are headquartered in Japan, with subsidiary group companies with operations also in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Poland, the Netherlands and other countries/regions (“Ushio Countries”). Your personal information will be accessed by us or transferred to us in Japan and/or one or more of the Ushio Countries and will be accessed by our Japan-based employees (and those in the Ushio Countries). If you are visiting our website from outside Japan, be aware that your personal information will be transferred to, stored, and processed in Japan where our servers are located, and our central database is operated and/or in one or more of the Ushio Countries. By using our website, you consent to this transfer of your personal information.
We will store your personal information, in a form which permits us to identify you, for no longer than is necessary for the purpose for which the personal information is processed. We will also store and use your personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements and rights, or if it is not technically and reasonably feasible to remove it. Otherwise, we will seek to delete your personal information within a reasonable timeframe upon request.
1. Producing anonymized data
We will adhere to the following if we produce anonymized data (information concerning an individual that has been produced by processing personal information using measures prescribed by laws and regulations so that the specific data subject is no longer identifiable, and that cannot be restored back to its original identifiable form):
Publish the type of information that is included in the anonymized data;
2. Providing anonymized data
If we provide anonymized data to third parties, we will publish the type of information that is to be included in the anonymized data and how it will be provided, and expressly state to the third party that the information to be received is anonymized data.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal information breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where, and in the manner, we are legally required to do so.
If you are based in the EU, in certain circumstances you have rights under data protection laws in relation to personal information we hold about you—specifically:
Request access to your personal information.
You may have the right to request access to any personal information we hold about you as well as related information, including the purposes for processing the personal information, the recipients or categories of recipients with whom the personal information has been shared, where possible, the period for which the personal information will be stored, the source of the personal information, and the existence of any automated decision making.
Request correction of your personal information.
You may have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of any inaccurate personal information we hold about you.
Request erasure of your personal information.
You may have the right to request that personal information held about you is deleted.
Request restriction of processing your personal information.
You may have the right to prevent or restrict processing of your personal information.
Request transfer of your personal information.
You may have the right to request transfer of personal information directly to a third party where this is technically feasible.