Privacy Policy

Date of enactment: September 1, 2018

SHOWA CORPORATION and its affiliated companies (hereafter referred to as "the Company's group") consider it to be its social responsibility to comply with the applicable legislation, related ordinances, guidelines, etc. pertaining to protection of personal information in each country and to protect and appropriately handle personal information held by the Company's group regarding customers, business partners, stockholders, associates and all other stakeholders involved with business activities of the Company's group (hereafter referred to as "customers and stakeholders"), and will strive to protect personal information according to the following Privacy Policy.

1. What is personal information?

Personal information in this policy refers to information that can identify individuals or information that is specific to individuals, for example, addresses, names, telephone numbers, email addresses, etc. that are provided to the Company's group by customers and stakeholders.

2. Acquisition and use of personal information

The Company's group will acquire personal information by legitimate and fair methods.
Also, the Company's group will identify the purpose of use of personal information as specifically as possible and will clearly indicate, notify or disclose that to the persons concerned. The Company's group will not use personal information for purposes other than clearly indicated, notified or disclosed to the persons concerned without obtaining the consent of the said persons.

3.Provision of personal information to third parties

The Company's group as a rule will not provide personal information to third parties without obtaining the consent of the persons concerned. However, in cases where provision is required based on laws or ordinances, the Company's group may provide personal information in accordance with such requests.

4. Management of personal information

The Company's group will take appropriate steps to safely manage the personal information that is collected from customers and stakeholders. Moreover, the Company's group will make efforts not to lose, leak, divert, or modify, etc. personal information.

5. Reference and correction of personal information

In cases where you wish to refer to the personal information of customers and stakeholders or make corrections, deletions, etc. where there are errors, please make a request according to the prescribed procedure of the Company's group at the inquiries window indicated below. Upon confirming your identity, the Company's group will promptly respond to your request by a reasonable method over a reasonable scope.

6. Inquiries

If you wish to discuss this Privacy Policy or processing of personal information by the Company's group or you wish to make a request, etc. concerning reference to your own personal information, correction, deletion, restriction on processing, or data portability rights, please contact the following address. The Company's group will sincerely address your request based on laws or ordinances.
mail address :

7.Use of log information

When customers and stakeholders use websites of the Company's group, the Company's group record the access log information including the IP addresses used by customers and stakeholders. This information is used for grasping conditions of use of websites of the Company's group; the Company's group will not use it to identify users on pages other than those where user authentication is required.

8. Changes to the Privacy Policy

The contents of this policy may be subject to change without prior notice. Changes will be posted on this website following revision.