Watahan & Co., Ltd.

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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Watahan Co., Ltd. and Watahan Group companies, hereinafter referred to as the Watahan Group, have implemented the basic privacy policies shown below to protect personal information.

  1. 1. Internal Standards for Personal Information Protection

    Watahan Group recognizes that the protection of personal information and the assurance thereof is a vital social responsibility. All executives and employees are made fully aware of the importance of, and their responsibility for, personal information management. We have established strict internal privacy standards, conduct regular educational activities and handle all personal information assets within the Group in a secure and appropriate manner.

  2. 2. Acquisition, Utilization, Provision and Consignment of Personal Information

    Watahan Group respects all applicable laws, rules, regulations and standards, and conducts operations appropriately in regard to the acquisition, utilization, provision and consignment of personal information. We have established a management system for personal information protection that is adapted to the business conditions of each company and section.

  3. 3. Appropriate Safety Management Measures

    Watahan Group takes all necessary and appropriate measures to prevent unauthorized access to personal information, as well as the disclosure, loss or alteration thereof, while maintaining the integrity of personal information obtained by the Group.

  4. 4. Individual Rights in Regard to Personal Information

    Watahan Group respects each individual's rights regarding his or her personal information, and adheres to applicable laws, regulations and standards. This includes complying with authorized requests for the disclosure, correction, addition or deletion of such information, or the suspension of third party access and utilization.

  5. 5. Compliance with and Continuous Review of Rules and Regulations

    Watahan Group strives for continuous improvement through the regular review and timely revision of each item described above to evolve with the times, while assuring compliance with all current laws, rules and regulations regarding the protection of personal information.

Handling of Personal Information

  1. 1. Acquisition of Personal Information

    We collect personal information about customers only by appropriate means, and will not use such information for other than its intended purpose.

  2. 2. Use of Personal Information

    We use personal information within the scope of the following objectives:

    1. (1) To conduct such business, services and other activities as defined by company Articles of Incorporation
    2. (2) To respond to customer demands including material requests
    3. (3) To respond to applications, including recruiting
    4. (4) To use for previously approved objectives
    5. (5) To record and store data, including access logs, for future management or statistical analysis
    6. (6) To respond to questions and comments, or to consult in regard to our company

    Company executives and employees are prohibited from disclosing personal information obtained in the course of business activities to third parties, without good reason, or using such information for illegal purposes or other than its intended use. This prohibition continues even after personnel leave the company.

  3. 3.Third Party and Joint Use of Personal Information
    1. (1) Watahan Group will never provide personal information to third parties, except with an individual's prior consent or as required by law.
    2. (2) Policies, rules and regulations regarding joint use of personal information will be posted in advance on our website.
    3. (3) We may share personal information within the Watahan Group in order to meet business objectives and provide comprehensive services to our customers.

    Watahan Co., Ltd. is responsible for such use.

    • a. Types of personal information allowable for joint use
      Only current personal data that we collect and retain--including names, addresses, telephone numbers, birthdates and others
    • b. Joint use companies (Watahan company list)
      • ・Watahan & Co., Ltd.
      • ・Watahan Kouki Co., Ltd. (Steel & Machinery)
      • ・Watahan Tecnos Co., Ltd.
      • ・Watahan Home-Aid Co., Ltd.
      • ・Mitsuba Trading Co., Ltd.
      • ・Right at Home Co., Ltd.
      • ・Watahan Cement Sales Co., Ltd.
      • ・Corporacion Mitsuba de Mexico, S. A. de C. V.

    *Please refer to the websites of specific Watahan Group companies for details regarding the handling of personal information.

  4. 4. Consignment Handling of Personal Information

    Specified third parties may be entrusted with personal information for business purposes, in accordance with previously defined standards, under contractual agreement and in compliance with all relevant legal measures and standards.

  5. 5.Comments and Inquiries

    For any comments or inquiries regarding our handling of personal information, or the disclosure, correction or suspension of use of such information, please contact our Personal Information Inquiry staff listed below.

Tel: 03-3342-2766

Personal Information Inquiry Staff

Comprehensive Management Office

Watahan & Co., Ltd.

Watahan Nohara Bldg., 1-4 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
160-0004