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Definition of Personal Information
Use of Personal Information
In collecting personal information, the Company's purpose, in accordance with legitimate and appropriate practices, is to provide you with notices or announcements. Unless you have given your consent or legal requirements so stipulate, the Company does not use personal information for any purpose other than that of providing you with notices and announcements.
Management of Personal Information
In order to safely handle your personal information, the Company makes ongoing efforts to maintain and improve its level of information security. Personal information is managed to strictly avoid disclosure to any third party without your permission. The Company may, however, disclose your information in instances where there is a valid reason, including but not limited to the following.
- (1) If you have given your consent.
- (2) The Company may contract with an outsourcer with regard to operation of this web site or a job pertaining to the use or management of your personal information. In this case, the Company strictly supervises and manages the third party’s handling of your personal information.
- (3) Depending on your inquiry or the service requested, the Company may disclose your information to a third party only to the extent necessary on the condition that the Company has obtained your prior consent to such disclosure based on the reasons described on this site or elsewhere.
- (4) In the event of an emergency, in order to protect human life or human rights, or in the event that cooperation is requested by a public agency such as the judicial branch or police based on relevant laws or ordinances, the Company may disclose your information in accordance with such law or ordinance without obtaining your prior consent.
Rules for Children Under Age 13
Children under 13 should get the permission of a parent or guardian before providing the Company with personal information.
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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.
Collection of Access Information
The Company may collect such information as the IP address used by your computer or access status or access conditions to this and other websites. This information is used to prevent improper access, determine mechanical causes of server problems and restore service, ensure safe and smooth operation and maintenance of this web site, and carry out other service improvements. This information is not used or disclosed in association with your personal information.
Protection of Personal Information on Linked Sites
When following the links to other websites contained on this website, please check each of the linked site’s individual policies regarding their handling of personal information. The Company cannot be held responsible for the handling of personal information by businesses or individuals linked through its website.
Regarding Disclosure of and Desired Corrections to Personal Information
If you wish that your personal information be disclosed, corrected, added to or partially removed, no longer used, or deleted entirely, please contact the Sector with which you registered your personal information through its individual webpage.
Personal Information Protection Supervisor
Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
Shinkawa 2-27-1, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8260, JAPAN