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Purpose of Use of Personal Information

The Company uses Personal Information for the following purposes depending on the nature thereof: 

Use of Personal Information for Business Activities

(1) Personal Information those who apply for campaigns
(2) Personal Information those who cooperate in questionnaires and surveys, etc.
(3) Personal Information those who participate in projects including submission of works, etc.

  • Lotteries (including investigation on duplicate prize-winning)   
  • Reporting and notification of the result of lotteries and screenings (including notification in cases where a prize, etc. fails to be delivered)
  • Shipping of prizes, premiums, and gratuities
  • Product development and service improvement through data compiling, analysis, and statistical processing of the results of questionnaires and campaigns     
  • Publication of works (magazines, brochures, posters, homepages, etc.) 
  • Utilization for advertisement, promotion, sales promotion and web content, etc.
  • Implementation and analysis of monitoring tests for evaluation of products and services 
  • Provision of information of products, services and the like through shipping of materials, email distribution, etc.

(4) Personal Information of members of sites established by the Group

  • Email distribution and service provision otherwise specified by the site
  • Login authorization and member attribute information provision 
  • Implementation of advertisement, promotion, and marketing activities 

(5) Personal Information of purchases through Internet sales

  • Order processing, confirmation of order details, and change processing upon a user's request
  • Shipping of products
  • Notification (notification, etc. in cases where a product fails to be delivered)
  • Provision to financial institutions (for settlement of charges)
  • Deposit management
  • Provision of information of products, services, and the like through shipping of materials, email distribution, etc.
  • Implementation of advertisement, promotion, and marketing activities

(6) Personal Information those who make comments and inquiries
(7) Personal Information those who give opinions and thoughts about services

  • Proper response to comments and inquiries
  • Request for cooperation in satisfaction-rating surveys, etc. regarding the above response
  • Request for cooperation in referrals of products and services, questionnaires, etc. 
  • Implementation of advertisement, promotion, and marketing activities

(8) Personal information those who request materials, etc.

  • Shipping of materials, etc.
  • Notification (post-shipping notification and follow-up) 
  • Provision of information of products, services, and the like through shipping of materials, email distribution, etc.
  • Implementation of advertisement, promotion, and marketing activities

(9) Personal Information collected from business partners and in the course of commercial activities
(10) Personal Information collected at exhibitions, events, etc.

  • Notification and follow-up in the course of business activities
  • Provision of information of products, services, and the like through shipping of materials, email distribution, etc.
  • Implementation of advertisement, promotion, and marketing activities

(11) Personal Information of persons visiting the Company

  • Confirmation of visitors
  • Crime prevention measure (ensuring security within the facility)

(12) Personal Information of shareholders

  • Management of and notification to shareholders as provided for in the Companies Act, etc.

(13) Personal Information collected from outsourcer as a result of the entrustment of the handling of Personal Information

  • Accomplishment of the purpose of use entrusted 

Use of Personal Information of job applicants and retirees

(1) Personal Information of job applicants

  • Review and decision on hiring, employment procedures (from job application filing to entrance) 

(2) Personal Information of retirees

  • Fulfillment of obligations under the labor related laws and regulations
  • Delivery of in-house newsletters, etc.
  • Introduction and notification of alumni associations 

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