Privacy policy

About the Handling of Personal Information

Based on the following policy, Asahi Kohsan Corporation (hereinafter, “the Company”) will strive to protect personal information provided to the Company.

Definition of personal information

Personal information related to business partners

Personal information is information that is related to a person and which can be used to identify that person based on name, address, telephone number, email address, place of employment, information about products or services purchased by the customer, inquiries, or other descriptions. (Including information which cannot be used alone to identify the person, but can be easily collated with other information in order to identify the person).

Personal information related to recruiting

Personal information refers to information about a person who can be identified by the name, address, telephone number, email address, school name, date of birth, and other descriptions contained in the information. (Including information that cannot be identified by the information alone, but can be easily collated with other information to identify the person).

Privacy Policy

1. Scope of application

The Company applies this privacy policy to our website (http://www.asahi-kohsan.com./... including subdomains).

2. About the acquisition of personal information

The Company acquires personal information through legal and fair methods.

3. About the purpose of using personal information

Personal information related to business partners

  1. The Company will use personal information when we provide following information, etc., from the Company to our customers by email or other means.
    1. Responding to inquiries
    2. Providing information on products, services and maintenance
    3. Sending catalogs
    4. Providing information on events such as exhibitions and seminars
    5. Providing information on Group companies
    6. Enabling contact from representatives of the Company
  2. The Company also wil use personal information when we provide materials for improving services of the Company

Personal information related to recruiting

  1. The Company will use the personal information provided by applicants only for recruitment and the subsequent employment management for applicants who have been hired and joined the Company, and will not use the personal information for any other purpose.
  2. When the Company outsources the handling of personal information to a third party, we will conduct a strict examination of the third party and then carry out appropriate supervision in order to maintain confidentiality.
4. About joint usage of personal information

Personal information related to business partners

Within the scope required to achieve the usage purpose listed in the “Purpose of Using Personal Information,” the Company may engage in joint usage of personal information with Asahi Kohsan (H.K.) Ltd., Asahi Kohsan (S.H.) Ltd., and our affiliated company Asahi Engineering Co., Ltd.
In this case, the Company is responsible for managing the personal information that is jointly used.

5. About provision of personal information to third parties

Personal information related to business partners

The Company will not provide personal information to a third party without the prior consent of the individual, except in the following cases.

  1. When based on law
  2. When it is necessary to protect the life, body, or property of an individual, and when it is difficult to obtain the consent of that individual
  3. When it is necessary to cooperate with a national institution, local public body, or a party contracted by such organizations in order to execute the affairs stipulated by laws and regulations, and when obtaining consent from the individual creates the risk of interfering with the execution of those affairs

Personal information related to recruiting

Unless otherwise permitted by law, the Company will not share the provided personal information with any third party other than our subsidiaries and affiliated companies, business contractors, and successors of businesses related to the Company or our subsidiaries.

6. About management of personal information
  1. The Company will maintain the accuracy of personal information and manage the information safely.
  2. The Company will take appropriate information security measures against unauthorized access, computer viruses, etc., in order to prevent the loss, destruction, falsification, leakage, etc., of personal information.
7. About disclosure, correction, suspension of use, and deletion of personal information
  1. The Company recognizes that the individual has the right to request disclosure, correction, suspension of use, deletion, etc., (hereinafter “disclosure, etc.”) of his/her own personal information. The Company will respond promptly and without any objection to such requests.
    However, this shall not apply if the following reasons are applicable due to disclosure, etc.

    1. When there is the risk of harming the life, body, property, or other rights and interests of the individual or a third party
    2. When there is the risk of significant interference to the proper execution of the Company's business
    3. When the disclosure, etc., violates other laws or regulations
  2. In the case of disclosure, etc., as defined in the preceding paragraph, the Company will confirm that disclosure, etc., is being requested by the person himself in order to prevent leakage of personal information to anyone other than the person himself, and to prevent rewriting, etc., by anyone other than the person himself. The Company will only engage in disclosure, etc., of personal information after confirming his/her identity.
8. About ensuring safety at linked websites

The Company will not take responsibility for the security of our customers’ personal information on other websites linked from the Company’s website.

9. Contact information for inquiries

3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083

Asahi Kohsan Corporation

Personal information related to business partners: sale07@asahi-kosan.co.jp

Personal information related to hiring: ak-jinji@asahi-kosan.co.jp