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Privacy policy

Hotsuma international Co.,Ltd. (hereafter referred to as “the Company”) informs of its approach to privacy policy with the following concepts.

1.The principle for Privacy Policy

In performing our work, including contents planning and creation, developing computer systems, sales and related consultations, the Company from time to time may collect and use personal information. With growing social needs for protecting personal information, as well as protecting privacy rights, we attach utmost importance to the safety of customers’ personal information, and we provide strict guidelines for all staff and anyone else taking part in our projects. Also, the Company promises to properly deal with personal information of all our customers and our staff (including applicants and resignees).

2.Basic Policy concerning Collection , Utilization and Provision of Personal Information

The Company collects personal information to the extent necessary for performing its work with regards to the contents of the business and its scale. Upon collecting personal information, we inform the person of specific purpose of its utilization and obtain his/her agreement. We use obtained personal information only in the scope of our specific business purpose, and before making any changes to this purpose we inform the affected persons and obtain the necessary additional agreements. Except in cases when we are required to provide collected personal information based on Laws or in outsourcing operations, we will not provide any collected personal information to third parties without the affected person’s authorization. In order to prevent the abuse of collected personal information, we make sure that our internal supervisory manager (supervisor for protecting personal information) confirms the appropriateness of the utilization and provision of collected personal information.

3.Safety management and control measures for Personal Information

  1. Precautionary measures for leakage, loss and misuse of personal information
    The Company implements strict security measures to prevent leakage, loss and damage of personal information. In order to fully enforce these measures, we also provide educational programs and supervision for our staff. In case of outsourcing personal information management, the delegated party is selected and supervised with extreme care.
  2. If by any chance personal information is found to be leaked, lost or damaged, we take, as a matter of top priority, immediate corrective actions to stop any further development of the situation. At the same time we conduct thorough investigations to determine the cause of the matter and take action to prevent recurrence of such accidents. Furthermore, we follow strict reporting guidelines regarding accidents, reporting all relevant information to the people affected as well as to the appropriate authorities.

4.Compliance with Laws and Regulations, Conformity with Government Guidelines and other Rules

The Company will comply with Laws, related regulations, guidelines by the relevant government agencies and rules of professional institutions in which the Company belongs to.

5.Continual reformation of management systems for protecting Personal Information

The Company keeps directors and staff informed about the management systems for protecting personal information. Along with the implementation and maintenance of those systems, it also regularly reviews the contents and continuously reforms possible inadequacies.

6.Handling of complaints and inquiries on Personal Information

In case of filing complaints to the Company regarding the handling of personal information or if you would like to send inquiries on the matter, please contact the Company at the following information.

Privacy policy

To Usaminami 4-20-12, Gifu-shi, Gifu, 500-8367 Japan
To: Hotsuma international Co., Ltd.
Tel +81-58-276-3376 (Monday to Friday 9:00-17:00)
Office Hours 9:00-17:00 (excluding weekends and public holidays)
For Inquiry Form, click here.

Hotsuma international Co.,Ltd.
President: Yoshikazu Ohira
Date of enactment: 23rd April, 2013

Privacy Policy Announcement

Hotsuma international Co.,Ltd. (hereafter referred to as “the Company”) informs of its approach to privacy policy with the following concepts.

1.How we use your personal information

The purposes of use of personal information that Hotsuma international Co.,Ltd. (hereafter referred to as “the Company”) retains are as described below. A(※)sign indicates information which is subject to requests for informing and disclosing the purpose of use, correction, addition or elimination of its contents, discontinuation of use of personal information, deletion, and halting the provision of personal information to third parties.

Type of Personal Information Purpose of Use
From Applicants※ Assessment of personal resources required by the Company
From Employees※ Staff administration and business communication
From Retired employees※ Statutory administration for staff and communication in case of organizing convivial events, etc. as necessary
Personal information acquired upon developing commissioned projects Actual data import into developing systems
Personal information which is available for inspection upon maintaining systems Implement of system maintenance based on requests from customers
From Clients and other business partners Business communication with client companies and other associated companies
From Customers who applied for campaigns/prizes presented by the Company※ Select winners (including the inspection for duplicated win) and send presents to the selected
Customers may receive information about the Company and the prizes via mail magazines or direct mails only after the Company receives agreement from customers individually.
From Customers who applied for mail magazine subscription and customers who agreed on receiving mail magazines※ Offer information about new products, campaigns, etc. and deliver mail magazines
From Customers who took part in certain questionnaires and other surveys※ Development of new products, quality improvement for existing products and services, other marketing operations, utilize statistical information without disclosing each respondent’s personal identity
From Individuals who sent inquiry to Customer support service※ *Answer to the inquiries
*The content of conversation with the customer may be recorded to ensure correct response
* Archival purpose of the inquiries sent to the Company(based on a company’s responsibility to file and store documents in order to comply with Product liability regulations)
From Customers who agreed on ※ *Offer information about the Company’s
receiving replies to inquiries and direct mails※ products, campaigns, etc.
*Send reply to inquiries
*Send direct mails
From Customers who registered on the Company’s web-site※ *Delivery of the Services
*Customize information on the Company’s web-site according to the needs of customers, customize the Services and advertisement delivery
*Improve the quality of contents for the Services
*Carry out questionnaires on customers’ needs, likes and tastes
*Create statistics database on the Services
*Send mail magazines and direct mails to customers with their agreement
*Send products and presents to customers
*Administrative operation for customers
*Convey operations of the Services which are delegated by the Company

2.Statement regarding the holder of personal information

The Company hereby announces the following regarding handling of personal information.

  1. The Company Name
    Hotsuma international Co., Ltd. (Usaminami 4-20-12, Gifu-shi, Gifu, 500-8367 Japan)
  2. Supervisor for protecting personal information
    Department of Online operations (+81-58-276-3376)
  3. Purposes of use of personal information
    See “1.Privacy Policy Announcement”
  4. Place to file a complaint regarding the handling of personal information
    Address Usaminami 4-20-12, Gifu-shi, Gifu, 500-8367 Japan
    Tel +81-58-276-3376
  5. Name and contact of authorized personal information protection organization which the Company belongs to
    ※The Company does not belong to any authorized personal information protection organization
  6. Information disclosure request
    See “3. Procedure for information disclosure request”

3.Procedure for information disclosure request

You can address the following requests to the Company’s Department of Online operations: informing and disclosing the purpose of use, correction, addition or elimination of its contents, discontinuation of use of personal information, deletion, and halting the provision of personal information to third parties
(Tel: +81-58-276-3376 Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00~17:00)
However, we may not be able to correspond to above mentioned requests in cases when legal restrictions apply, or when our information storage period has expired.

Download the “Inquiry application form”(PDF) here. Fill in the form and send it to the contact address below.

【Please send us the following form】

You need to fill in the following information in the form provided.

  1. Name, Address, Phone number, signature(seal) of the applicant
  2. Application Date
  3. Information, which can specify the person in question

【Mailing address】

Address: Usaminami 4-20-12, Gifu-shi, Gifu, 500-8367 Japan
To: Department of Online operations

The Company will carry out the necessary investigation and respond to your inquiry with written answers in approximately 2 weeks after receiving your inquiry. In order to prevent any leakage of personal information, we use a special postal service to send the reply. (Only the person addressed can receive the letter with ID confirmation) If you wish to appoint another person for receiving the reply, please contact us in advance.