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Handling of Personal Information

NIPPON FILCON CO., LTD. (“NIPPON FILCON”) aspires to be a company recognized for its high quality and for its observance of laws, regulations, and social norms and for engaging in sound business activities in line with its corporate philosophy. As part of this commitment, NIPPON FILCON considers the appropriate handling of personal information in compliance with laws and regulations (including EU GDPR) to be its obligation. NIPPON FILCON has formulated basic policies as follows and will take all possible measures to protect personal information.

1. Observance of Laws and Regulations, etc., Concerning Protection of Personal Information
In the protection and use of the personal information of customers, NIPPON FILCON observes the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (“Personal Information Protection Act”), Personal Information Protection Guidelines for the Economic and Industrial Sector, “EU GDPR” and other norms and handles such information conscientiously.

2. Collection of Personal Information and Purpose of Use
NIPPON FILCON collects and uses the necessary personal information to safely and reliably conduct its business and provide better services. We use this information within the scope of the specified purpose and do not use it for other purposes.

  1. Collection of Personal Information
    NIPPON FILCON collects information, whether information processed by computers or information recorded in writing, using appropriate methods.
  2. Purpose of Use of Personal Information
    NIPPON FILCON uses personal information in the following business activities for the purpose of providing NIPPON FILCON products and services, providing information related to these products and services, and improving NIPPON FILCON’s products and services.

    〔Business Activities 〕
    1. Manufacture, processing, and sale of forming fabrics for paper machines and related materials and equipment
    2. Design, manufacture, processing, and sale of industrial wires and related materials, equipment, and systems
    3. Design, manufacture, processing, and sale of precision components made using photo fabrication and other production methods and sale of equipment
    4. Electric power generation, selling of electric power, and sale of related equipment
    5. Electric power generation, selling of electric power, and sale of related equipment
    6. Design, construction, and supervision of civil engineering, construction, and plumbing projects
    7. Manufacture and sale of compound materials, resin components, and chemicals
    8. Leasing and management of real estate
    9. Management of lodging, sports, and recreation facilities
    10. Import and sale of alcohol beverages and food
    11. All operations related to the abovementioned businesses

3.Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties
NIPPON FILCON does not provide personal information to a third party without obtaining the prior consent of the customer except as provided by law or regulation or when any of the following applies:

  • - When providing the minimum necessary information to NIPPON FILCON affiliates in order to provide services to customers
  • - When prior consent and approval of customers has been obtained
  • - When disclosure of personal information is otherwise required by law, regulation, etc.
In cases where NIPPON FILCON has outsourced business operations in the course of conducting business, we may provide information to outsourcing partners within the scope necessary for achieving the purpose of use or may jointly use personal information within the NIPPON FILCON Group, which includes affiliates, within the scope necessary for achieving the purpose of use within the limits provided by law or regulation.

4. Maintenance of Accuracy of Personal Information
With regard to personal information, NIPPON FILCON strives to keep personal data accurate and up to date in order to achieve the purpose of use.

5.Basic Policy on the Safe Management of Personal Information
NIPPON FILCON’s basic policy is to conscientiously manage personal information provided by customers and implement reasonable safety management measures to prevent risks such as leakage, loss, destruction, falsification, or unauthorized access.

NIPPON FILCON has established a protection and management system necessary to engage in work related to the planning, implementation, assessment, and reviewing of its safety management measures pertaining to personal information. NIPPON FILCON continuously reviews employee education, systems security, and other matters and endeavors to constantly improve the protection of personal information . NIPPON FILCON continuously improves the basic policy pertaining to the safety management measures relating to personal information protection.

When NIPPON FILCON entrusts the handling of personal information to a third party, it engages in the necessary and appropriate oversight of the safe management of personal information by the third party.

6.Risk Management Concerning Personal Information Leakage
NIPPON FILCON has established the necessary procedures to enable a prompt response in the event a leakage, etc., of personal information occurs, and ensures that employees are familiar with them.

7.Disclosure, Correction, and Suspension of Use of Personal Information
When customers request a disclosure of their own personal information recorded by NIPPON FILCON, we comply after confirming the identity of the customer except when we are unable to disclose such information under provision of the law or other regulation, etc.

8.Response to Questions, etc., from Customers
NIPPON FILCON responds to questions, complaints, etc., from customers in good faith. Please contact the Corporate Administration Division.

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