Personal Information Protection

Gunze Limited Website Privacy Policy

Gunze Limited (hereinafter referred to as "Gunze") decides on "Website Privacy Policy" matters based on Gunze’s Privacy Policy and operates and manages its website so that people can use Gunze’s website safely. This Website Privacy Policy applies to personal information you provide through the website operated and managed by Gunze. If you do not wish to provide personal information, you may refuse to provide it at your discretion. (Please note that if you refuse to provide personal information you may not be able to use Gunze website services.)

  1. Handling of Personal Information

    1. Personal Information

      In this Privacy Policy, “personal information” refers to information you provide through the website operated and managed by Gunze. Such information includes, without limitation, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and any other person-specific or other information by which you can be identified.

    2. Purposes of Use of Personal Information

      If we ask you to provide personal information, Gunze shall describe the purposes of use of the personal information in advance. Gunze shall use personal information provided by you only for the explicitly described purposes of use. Personal information shall not be used for other purposes without obtaining your consent.

    3. Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

      Personal information provided by you shall not be supplied or disclosed to any third party, except in the following cases:

      1. When you have given prior consent to supply your personal information.
      2. When the task of handling personal information to the extent necessary to achieve the described purposes of use is entrusted to a Gunze Group company or a company to which Gunze outsources business, with whom a confidentiality contract has been concluded.
      3. When personal information has been processed in a manner by which no individual can be identified in order to use it as statistical data.
      4. When provision of personal information is required by judicial or administrative authorities in accordance with the law, etc.
    4. Information Security and Protection of Personal Information

      Gunze shall strictly manage your personal information and take appropriate measures to prevent its loss, destruction, falsification, and/or leakage. When you provide your personal information, Gunze shall encrypt the information by SSL* (Secure Socket Layer) to protect it from unauthorized access by third parties.

      Gunze shall encrypt personal information by SSL to protect the personal information of visitors. However, please keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this site may not be secure.

  2. Personal Information Protection in Linked Sites

    Gunze is not responsible for the protection of your personal information in any of the websites linked to or from the Gunze website (hereinafter referred to as “linked sites”). Please read the Privacy Policy of each linked site.

  3. Compliance with Applicable Laws, Regulations, and Other Standards

    Gunze shall comply with laws, regulations, and other relevant standards regarding the protection of personal information.

  4. Use of Statistical Tools

    This website has pages that use statistical tools to understand visitor access trends. Information obtained by the statistical tools will be used to improve the website.

  5. Revisions of this Privacy Policy

    Gunze may revise this Privacy Policy to meet changes in laws and regulations.

  6. Inquiries regarding this Privacy Policy

    Please contact us through the Privacy Policy Contact Us page.

November 2011