Hakuto Group Company manages any and all personal Information which is acquired in relation to our business
implementation in accordance with the following policy.
- 1.Compliance with Legal Acts/Codes
We comply with legal acts and codes related to protection of
personal information within Japan and abroad such as the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and
related guidelines and others upon handling personal information.
- 2.Acquisition and Using Personal Information
We acquire the personal information by appropriate means
and by clearly specifying the purpose of use in advance, and use such personal information within the scope
necessary to achieve such purpose of use.
- 3.Prohibition to Provide to a Third Party
We do not provide the personal information to any third
party, except when we have obtained such person’s consent in advance or when it is permitted under legal
- 4.Management of an Outsourcing Company
We may outsource the handling of personal information to a third
party within the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use. In such case, we will appropriately
supervise such outsourcing company as required so that they can handle the personal information securely and
- 5.Measures for Security Management
We maintain personal information accurate and up to date, and take
proper and reasonable measures to prevent personal information from, including but not limited to,
unauthorized access, loss, damage, and alteration or leakage.
- 6.Response to Request for Disclosure/Rectification
In case the person requests for disclosure,
rectification of its personal information, we will respect such person’s right regarding its personal
information and faithfully respond to such request.
- 7.Continuous Review and Improvement
We continuously review this policy and related internal rules, and
seek for continuous improvement of the personal information protection, in compliance with the change of
social environment regarding the handling of personal information.
Handling of Personal Information
Hakuto Group Company handles all personal information which we have acquired in relation to our business
implementation in accordance with the following manners.
1.Purpose for Use of the Personal Information
We acquire the following personal information and use such personal information for the following purpose.
(1)Personal information regarding officers, or employees of our business partners, and public employees, civil
service workers of public offices
We acquire their contact information, such as their name, business address, department, title, telephone number
and e-mail address.
We use such personal information for business activities such as making correspondence, conducting negotiation,
having meetings, placing and receiving orders, making payment and introducing our products or services.
(2)Personal information of customers using our products or services
We acquire their contact information, such as their name, telephone number, e-mail address and address of the
customers who contacted us.
We use these information for responding to inquiry from the customers or for promotional activities of our
(3)Personal information regarding shareholders
We acquire contact information such as the name, telephone number, address, e-mail address and others of
We use these personal information for the following purpose.
- ・To exercise our rights and fulfil our obligation under the Companies Act such as sending the notice for
calling shareholder meetings.
- ・To manage shareholders such as making shareholder registry and others in accordance with legal acts.
- ・To provide convenience to the shareholders.
- ・To implement our policy towards shareholders.
(4)Personal information regarding the job applicant
We acquire contact information regarding the job applicant such as its name, telephone number, address, e-mail
address, as well as its background and others. We use these information for the following purposes.
- ・To provide information regarding hiring, to make contacts, to consider and decide on its hiring
- ・To provide offer letter and any other documents necessary for enrolment
2.Joint Use of Personal Information
We jointly use the personal information held by our company (address, name, name of the place of work, name of
the department, title, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address and others) with our group companies listed
below within the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use stated in Section 1 above. Hakuto Co. Ltd. will
be responsible for the management of personal information upon such joint use.
3.Request for Disclosure
As to acquired personal information, we are ready to 1) disclose, 2) modify, add or delete, 3) stop its use or
eliminate, 4) stop to disclose to any third parties, if so requested by the discloser of the personal
information, as far as it does not unreasonably interrupt our appropriate business activities. Contact
information for this purpose is stated as follows.
When we receive any of the above requests, we will identify that such request is truly raised by the discloser
of the personal information, in accordance with our own procedure.
Please refer here for procedure regarding request for disclosure and others.
1-13, Shinjuku 1-chome, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8910
Legal Department, Contact Person in charge of Personal Data
Tel: 81-3-3355-7617 office hours from
9:00 to 17:30 (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays)
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Processing of Personal Data subject to GDPR
Hakuto Group Company handle the personal data subject to application of “EU General Data Protection Regulation
“Handling of Personal Information.”
1.Types of Personal Data to be Collected and its Processing Purpose
We collect the personal information/data stated in Clause 1 of “Handling of Personal Information”, and use it for
the purpose specifically stated in Clause 1 of the same. In case we intend to process the collected personal
data in order to achieve other purpose, we will certainly inform our intention to such person (“Data Subject”).
2.Transfer of Personal Data
In case we jointly use the collected personal data in accordance with Clause 2 of “Handling of Personal
Information” above, in order to achieve the purpose of use stated in Clause 1 of “Handling of Personal
Information”, we may transfer and process such data in a country outside of the EEA where EU Committee has not
ensured an adequate level of protection. In such case, we will appropriately protect the personal data to be
transferred in accordance with GDPR.
3.Grounds for the Legality of Personal Data Processing
We process the personal data in accordance with one or more of the following grounds in accordance with GDPR.
We may collect and process the personal data based on the consent of Data Subject. Data Subject may withdraw such
consent at any time. However, such withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of personal data processing
conducted based on the consent before withdrawal.
(2)The processing is necessary to contact Data Subject
We may collect and process the personal data, in case we provide information to Data Subject required in
implementing business, or in case there is any other legitimate interest.
Data Subject have the following rights regarding our collected personal data.
Data Subject has a right to request explanation regarding our collected personal data of Data Subject, and
explanation regarding our method of use of such data.
In addition, Data Subject has a right to receive a copy of our collected personal data of Data Subject, in
case we collected Data Subject’s personal data based on its consent, or in case we collected the personal data
in order to provide services requested by Data Subject.
Data Subject may request us, at any time, to delete our collected personal data of Data Subject. We will delete
such personal data in accordance with such request in principle. However, we may continue to retain such
personal data, in case we can retain such personal data in accordance with applicable law, including GDPR.
In case Data Subject determines that our collected personal data regarding Data Subject is inaccurate, Data
Subject may request us to correct its personal data.
In case Data Subject recognizes that our processing of the personal data is illegal, Data Subject may request to
restrict the processing of such personal data in accordance with Article 18 of GDPR. In case we receive such
request, we will not process such personal data other than store it.
(5)Objections and Complaint
Data Subject has a right to object to our processing of personal data.
However, we may continue to process such data notwithstanding the objection to the extent permitted under
⇒Please refer here for procedure regarding these requests.
5.Complaint to Authority
Data Subject may file a complaint regarding our processing of personal data with the data protection authority of
each country that has jurisdiction over the handling of personal data.
6.Retention of Personal Data
We retain collected personal data during the period of time necessary to implement the purpose of use stated in
Clause 1 of “Handling of Personal Information”, or a period of time required by law, and promptly delete the
data if it is no longer necessary.