SHIMADZU CORPORATION

Shimadzu Industrial Systems Co.,Ltd.

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SHIMADZU GROUP

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Privacy Policy

Personal Information Protection Policy

Published: April 1, 2018
Shimadzu Industrial Systems Co., Ltd.

Shimadzu Industrial Systems Co., Ltd. (hereafter, Shimadzu Industrial Systems) recognizes the importance of personal information, and we consider it our obligation to properly protect personal information that we may acquire. Shimadzu Industrial Systems addresses this obligation by adhering to the following policies.

1. Providing Personal Information

1) When personal Information is provided to our company, its use (purpose, range of use, Shimadzu Industrial Systems contact) will be disclosed, specified, or explained through notification either beforehand or immediately upon its submission.

2) If there is a change in the use of this information, Shimadzu Industrial Systems will provide notification or public disclosure to that effect.

2. Management of Personal Information

1) Shimadzu Industrial Systems has established an administrative provision for handling personal information, and this organization ensures the security of, and the prevention of leaks, loss or damage to the entrusted information.

2) Shimadzu Industrial Systems does not disclose personal information to third parties, except in the following instances.

  1. When permission has been explicitly granted by the offering individual.
  2. When a sub-contractor who has concluded a non-disclosure agreement with our company beforehand is consigned personal information in part or in entirety in a range necessary for achieving the intended purpose.
  3. When it is required by a court of law, etc.
  4. When disclosed so that personal identification is not possible.

3) When personal information is consigned to a third party, appropriate supervision implemented through contractual obligation, etc. ensures that there is no leakage or re-offering of the entrusted information.

3. Handling of Personal Information

1) Personal information will be handled according to the use specified, disclosed or notified, or according to the permission granted.

2) Personal information received in the normal course of business, such as from business cards, etc., or from the internet, official journals, government records, etc., and personal information obtained from inquiries, applications for documents requests, seminars, etc., will be used only when it is necessary to contact you directly. It may also be used for product guidance and services, as well as for surveys.

4. Personal Information Sharing Between Shimadzu Group Businesses and Representatives

1) Personal information acquired by Shimadzu Industrial Systems may be shared among Shimadzu Group businesses and representative agencies. In addition, personal information acquired by from cooperative enterprises (including vendors, contract manufacturers, various service providers, etc.) may also be shared with Shimadzu Group businesses.

2) When sharing personal information, non-disclosure agreements between Shimadzu Industrial Systems and representative agencies are implemented to prevent the leakage and re-offering of entrusted information. For details, refer to Scope of Personal Information Shared.

5. Contacts for Inquiries Regarding Personal Information

1) Contact information regarding personal information usage confirmation, disclosure, correction, addition, deletion, cessation of offering, and complaints, etc., are as noted below.

—Contacts—
8-1, 1-chome, Tsukinowa, Otsu-shi, Shiga, 520-2152 Japan
Telephone: 81(77)545-3250, Fax: 81(77)545-8275
Shimadzu Industrial Systems Co., Ltd.
E-mail: sis@sis.shimadzu.co.jp

Note that details of the inquiry may be forwarded to the person in charge of the particular matter in question.

—Methods of Acceptance—
Telephone, Fax, E-mail, Postal Mail
You may be asked to submit your inquiry in writing on a prescribed form, etc.

2) Inquiries will be limited to the individual in question only, or an authorized representative of the individual. Further confirmation may be required that the individual or the individual's representative making the inquiry is the one whose information is in question.

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