TOKYO FABHUB recognizes that protection of its users’ privacy is a matter of critical importance to fulfill its mission. TOKYO FABHUB has adopted the following Personal Information Protection Policy for this purpose and is committed to treating its users’ personal information in a careful and secure manner so that it will be appropriately protected.
For purposes of this policy, “personal information” means any information that may identify a specific individual.
1. Basic Policy
In order to provide its users with a sense of security and confidence when using TOKYO FABHUB’s services, TOKYO FABHUB has established its policies regarding the protection of personal information and has committed itself to ensuring appropriate use and treatment of users’ personal information.
2. Compliance with Applicable Laws and Regulations
It is TOKYO FABHUB’s policy to strictly comply with the Law for the Protection of Personal Information Retained by Independent Administrative Institutions and any other applicable laws and regulations, in order to appropriately use and handle personal information of its users.
3. Treatment of Personal Information
i. Collection of Personal Information When collecting personal information from users, TOKYO FABHUB will specify the purpose for which users’ personal information is collected and will endeavor to obtain such personal information only to the extent necessary for the purpose for which the information is collected, and use an appropriate means that complies with applicable law.
II. Use of Personal Information Except in the case we are required to do so by law, TOKYO FABHUB will not use users’ personal information outside the scope of the purposes stipulated below:
a. Implementation and management of TOKYO FABHUB’s services, events and seminars for users who applied for these services, events and seminars and provided their personal information to TOKYO FABHUB
b. Conducting questionnaire surveys on TOKYO FABHUB’s services, events and seminars targeting users who applied for these services, events and seminars and provided their personal information to TOKYO FABHUB
c. Sending news letters on TOKYO FABHUB’s information, services, events and seminars to users who expressed an interest and provided their personal information to TOKYO FABHUB
d. Achievement of other purposes clearly indicated to users at the time TOKYO FABHUB requests the information Please note that multiple departments and domestic and overseas offices of TOKYO FABHUB may use the information provided within the scope of the purposes described above.
iii. Offer of Personal Information Except to the extent required by applicable law or unless TOKYO FABHUB has obtained relevant user’s consent, TOKYO FABHUB will not offer users’ personal information to third parties.
iv. Contractor’s Use of Personal Information TOKYO FABHUB may have third party contractors perform TOKYO FABHUB’s services on its behalf. In such instances, TOKYO FABHUB may share users’ personal information only with those contractors who have demonstrated the ability to control and protect such information and have agreed to strictly comply with TOKYO FABHUB’s requirements for the protection of personal information.
4. Appropriate Control of Personal Information
In order to treat personal information in a secure and proper manner, TOKYO FABHUB will endeavor to take appropriate measures to prevent unauthorized access to, loss or diminution of, or damage to, personal information.
5. Continuous Improvement
TOKYO FABHUB will continue to examine its personal information policy as needed and will endeavor to improve it as appropriate.
Issued on May 15, 2017
Tokyo Fabhub Office