Setsuyo Astec Corporation (hereinafter “Setsuyo Astec”) shall work to protect personal information in accordance with the following basic policy:
Setsuyo Astec will comply with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (Personal Information Protection Act) and other related laws, regulations and standards, and will handle personal information appropriately.
When collecting personal information, Setsuyo Astec will clarify the purpose of use, and collect information using appropriate and fair means within a scope necessary for operations.
Personal information collected by Setsuyo Astec will only be used as necessary to carry out operations for the purpose indicated at the time of collection or within a reasonable relevant scope. Setsuyo Astec does not collect personal information that is highly likely to infringe privacy such as information on religious beliefs or ethnic background.
Unless provided for in laws and regulations, Setsuyo Astec will not supply personal data to any third party without obtaining prior consent from the individual concerned.
Setsuyo Astec retains and safely manages personal information accurate and updated, and takes necessary and appropriate safety measures to prevent the loss, damage, falsification, or leaks of personal information.
Setsuyo Astec is aware that individuals have the right to request that their personal data retained by the company be disclosed, revised, eliminated, or use suspended, and when requested, Setsuyo Astec will respond promptly in accordance with laws and regulations having confirmed the identity of the person making the request.
When outsourcing the handling of personal data retained, Setsuyo Astec checks that the contractor is appropriate, and supervises the contractor to ensure that personal data is used properly.
Setsuyo Astec will appropriately manage personal information used in operations and create a system to ensure the appropriate handling of personal information during operations.
Setsuyo Astec has formulated a compliance program concerning the protection of personal information so as to implement this personal information protection policy, and familiarizes all company personnel (including officers, regular employees and temporary employees) with this policy through training, and work constantly to improve and maintain the program.
Enacted: March 15, 2005
Setsuyo Astec Corporation
President & CEO: Motokazu Inaba