HOME > Personal Information Protection Policy
Personal Information Protection Policy

FOURIN, Inc. (hereinafter “our company”) declares its policy on personal information protection as follows towards the society at large.

Our company observes personal information protection policy and recognizes its important social responsibility to properly handle information which can identify our clients (hereinafter “personal information”) who use our company’s various reports and other products (hereinafter “products”) as well as our website, including but not limited to personal name, company name, department name, address, phone number and email address. Our company’s code of conduct which is executed in good faith is as follows.

Code of Conduct

Acquisition of personal information

Our company acquires personal information of our clients through the following methods.

  • User registration through our company’s website including but not limited to personal name, company name / organization name, business type, department name, position, country, contact information (address, phone number, fax number, email address, etc.) and whether information on latest reports is requested.
  • Personal information in connection to client’s browsing information acquired through visiting our company’s website, cookies and other tracking technologies.
  • Personal information contained on business cards acquired through exchange with our company’s employees and through other means including but not limited to personal name, company name / organization name, business type, department name, position, country and contact information (address, phone number, fax number, email address, etc.).
  • Personal information acquired through communication with our company including but not limited to personal name, phone number and email address.
  • Personal information contained in newspapers / magazines and various member rosters including but not limited to personal name, phone number and email address (EU countries are exception).

Purpose of using personal information

Our company’s purpose of using acquired personal information is as follows.

  • To accomplish necessary tasks in order to provide our company’s products and services.
  • To introduce our company’s products and services by our sales department.
  • To take surveys in order to plan / develop products and improve services.
  • To accomplish necessary tasks in order to respond to client inquiries and requests.
  • To collect materials, conduct interviews, exchange ideas and information, and carry out sales activities.
  • The purpose of usage is clearly stated when personal information is acquired.

Providing personal information to a third party

Our company does not provide personal information to a third party without the advance consent of the person in question except when registration information of user is provided to person in charge of company contracts – which is necessary to issue or renew a contract in case the registered user belongs to a company or in case of bulk registrations including internet group subscriptions –; as well as in case of exceptions recognized by personal information protection laws.

Appropriate management of personal information

Our company takes appropriate safety measures to prevent unauthorized access to personal information as well as loss, destruction, manipulation and leakage of personal information. In addition, employees that handle personal information are trained and guided to pay careful attention.

Compliance and improvement

Our company observers laws, notifications and regulations in connection to personal information protection, and engages in constant improvement of appropriate handling of personal information. In addition, improved content is reflected on our code of conduct as needed.

Disclosure of personal information

Our company discloses personal information if the client in question requests the disclosure of personal information. However, full or partial disclosure may not be executed in the following cases.

  1. Disclosure results in possible danger to life, bodily, property and other rights damages.
  2. Disclosure causes serious damage to our company’s business conduct.
  3. Disclosure violates laws and regulations.

Correction of personal information

When personal information is requested to be corrected, our company corrects our clients’ personal information if the client in question contacts us using the contact information below (*) and his / her identity is verified.

Withdrawing from the agreement regarding acquiring personal information

When withdrawing from the agreement regarding the acquisition of personal information by our company is requested, our company deletes personal information if the client in question contacts us using the contact information below (*) and his / her identity is verified.

*Contact:info@fourin.jp

Revision of Personal Information Protection Policy

Our company may fully or partially revise this Personal Information Protection Policy without prior notice. In case of revision, information will be posted on our website.