Privacy Policy

Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc.
2020/9/1

Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc. (the “Company”) is aware that proper management and protection of personal information collected from customers are its important responsibility in the course of conducting its businesses and services. In order to fulfill its responsibility, the Company will handle personal information pursuant to the privacy policy stated below.

1. Compliance with laws, etc.

The Company recognizes that proper management of personal information is a part of its compliance activity. In complying with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and the guideline of the Personal Information Protection Commission, the Company will establish internal regulations concerning handling of personal information and other internal rules, and fully disseminate the importance among officers and employees.

2. Purpose of use of Personal Information

The Company will use Personal Information solely within the scope of the following purposes, and to the extent to those purposes (the “Purpose(s)”).

  1. In the negotiation, conclusion, and execution of agreements, and in the conduct and management of any other transaction related to the Company’s business;
  2. For communications related to the Company’s business, and in correspondence, greetings, and other acts of general etiquette;
  3. Providing information related to the Company’s business;
  4. In research, analyses, studies, and audits related to the Company’s business;
  5. In the production of statistical information, analysis of anonymously processed information, and other processing of Personal Information for the Company’s use;
  6. Exchanging information and communicating with industry and organizational stakeholders related to the Company and the Company’s business;
  7. To deliver corporate information to those who wish to or are expected to work for the Company and to make necessary communication; or
  8. Any other activities related to or incidental to the above Purposes.

In addition, the Company may entrust all or a portion of these activities to third parties to conduct operation smoothly, in which case it shall provide personal information within the scope necessary for the Company to achieve the stated Purpose(s). In this event, the Company will conclude an agreement with the subcontractor(s) regarding handling of personal information and shall exercise proper supervision thereof.

Collection of personal information from visitors to this website

Cookies and web beacons

This website may use cookies and web beacons to help us understand the usage of our website services, so that we can improve and offer services more suited to the interests and needs of the users. Cookies are also used to deliver advertisements to users who have visited our website in the past, by using the services of advertisement distributors. The cookies and web beacons will not collect personally identifiable information, or have negative effects on the user’s computer. Users can choose to disable cookies by changing their browser settings.

Use of Google Analytics

On this website the Company uses services provided by Google Inc. called ‘Google Analytics’ for the purpose of ascertaining the usage status of this website. ‘Google Analytics’ is a service that uses cookies to collect information about the usage trends of websites without identifying any user or person. ‘Google Analytics’ is managed and operated in accordance with the privacy policy of Google Inc. Please refer to the Google Inc. website for the ‘Google Analytics Terms of Service’ and ‘Privacy Policy’. The Company is not liable for any damage, loss, or disadvantage caused by the services provided by or any use of any ‘Google Analytics’ services.

SSL

All pages of this website, including the inquiry form, use the Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) encryption technology for enhanced security.

Obtaining logs

This website tracks user information recorded in an access log. This includes users’ IP addresses, browser type, number of accesses and other related details, but not any information that can identify a person. The Company will never use the access log for any purpose other than for statistics and analysis on how the site is being utilized.

3. Provision of personal information to third parties

The Company will never provide or disclose personal information to third parties without persons’ prior consent except in cases permitted under laws and regulations. However, such provision may be made to third parties (except for overseas parties) through an opt-out scheme.

4. Management of personal information

The Company will strive to keep the collected personal information accurate and up to date, and properly manage personal information by taking appropriate security measures to prevent it from being accessed by an unauthorized person, lost, destroyed, altered, leaked, etc.

5. Joint use of personal information

The Company may jointly use the collected personal information as follows:

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Categories of
the jointly used
personal data
Scope of
joint users Purpose for use by
joint users Person responsible
Information acquired by the Company through responding to and handling customer questions on the Website
(company name, address, organization, position, name, address, phone number, and e-mail address)
The Company and its subsidiaries in and outside of Japan Response to requests, requests, inquiries, etc. The Company
Information acquired by the Company through the exchange of business cards
(company name, address, organization, position, name, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address)
The Company and its subsidiaries in and outside of Japan Notification, communication, and information sharing related to the Purpose set forth in paragraph 2 of this Policy The Company

6. Notice of purpose of use

When an individual wishes to be notified of the purpose of use for his/her information in connection with personal data retained by the Company, the Company will respond to such a request after verifying the identity of the requester (or his/her agent).

However, when notifying the person of the purpose of use is likely to harm the life, body, property, or other rights or interests of such person or third parties; or notification is likely to harm the rights or legitimate interests of the Company; or it is necessary to cooperate with a state organ or a local government in executing the affairs prescribed by laws and regulations and such notice is likely to impede the execution of such affairs; or it is considered that the purpose of use is clear in consideration of the circumstances of the acquisition, all or a portion of the purpose of use may not be disclosed.

7. Disclosure of personal information to the person himself/herself

When a person wishes for the disclosure of his/her information in connection with personal data retained by the Company, the Company will respond to such a request after verifying the identity of the requester (or his/her agent).

However, when disclosing personal information is likely to harm the life, body, property, or other rights or interests of the person or third parties; or disclosure is likely to seriously impede the proper execution of the business of the Company; or disclosure violates other laws and regulations, all or a portion of the information may not be disclosed.

8. Correction, addition or deletion of personal information

When a person wishes to be notified of correction, addition or deletion (collectively hereinafter “Correction, etc.”) of his/her information in connection with personal data retained by the Company, the Company will respond to such a request after verifying the identity of the requester (or his/her agent).

However, when the retained personal data is in accord with fact; or special procedures are prescribed by any other laws or regulations; or Correction, etc. is deemed unnecessary in consideration of the purpose of use, the Company may not be able to respond to such request.

9. Discontinuance of utilization and erasure of personal information

When a person wishes for discontinuance of utilization and erasure of his/her personal information (collectively hereinafter “Discontinuance of Utilization, etc.”) in connection with personal data retained by the Company, the Company will respond to such a request after verifying the identity of the requester (or his/her agent).

However, when the personal information is handled within the scope necessary to achieve a purpose of use that is specified in advance, collected with a proper method, or retained under applicable laws and regulations, the Company may not be able to respond to such request.

When discontinuance of utilization and erasure of all or a portion of the information is effectuated, the Company may not be able to offer services or make transactions in a manner that customer requests are satisfied.

10. Methods and contact points for the application or reques

With regard to any application or request for any of the foregoing actions in paragraphs 6 to 9 concerning the personal data retained by the Company, please send identity verification documents (copy of driver’s license, passport, insurance card, etc.) to the following address by mail.

〒103-8247
1-4-1, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Corporate Communications Team
Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc.

11. Contact regarding personal information

For other issues including complaints and inquiries regarding personal information, please contact the following address by postal mail or use the inquiry form.

The Company may not able to respond to inquiries (including a visit to the Company’s office in person) except when submitted via a method specified. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

<Point of contact>
〒103-8247
1-4-1, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo,
Corporate Communications Team
Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc.