ZENRIN DataCom

Privacy policy

Personal Information Protection Policy of ZENRIN DataCom CO., LTD.

ZENRIN DataCom CO., LTD. (the "Company") hereby clarifies its policy on the protection of personal information.

The Company, fully aware of its mission and responsibilities as an information service provider using the Internet, implements appropriate measures for the protection of personal information in order to gain the trust of its customer(s) (窶廚ustomer(s)窶).

  1. Collection, usage, and provision of personal information will be carried out appropriately by the Company within the range required for its business activities. In principle, the Company will not handle personal information exceeding the range required for achieving the purpose of use without advance consent of the individual, and take measures to ensure this.
  2. The Company will observe domestic laws, national guidelines, and other rules regarding personal information protection.
  3. The Company will take security measures and corrective actions necessary in order to prevent leakage, loss, and destruction of personal information held by the Company.
  4. The Company will establish a contact point for complaints and consultations regarding its handling of personal information and practices for personal information protection to respond to such complaints and consultations properly.
  5. The Company will continuously review and improve its practices for personal information protection.

About Handling of Personal Information

The Company collects personal information of its Customers for its business operation. Hereinafter, handling of Customers' personal information will be described in accordance with the provisions of the Personal Information Protection Law.

  1. Basic principle of handling personal information by the Company.

    The Company will declare its Personal Information Protection Policy, lay down the "Management System for Personal Information Protection by the Company" in order to implement the policy, and implement, improve, and maintain the system by having all its employees (including board members, full-time workers, part-time workers, temporary workers, etc.) and all of those involved fully understand the aim of the system. Fully legitimate and fair procedures will be employed for collection of personal information. The subject of personal information will be notified of voluntariness of providing his/her personal information and a possible outcome of not providing the information.

  2. Personal Information Handled by the Company.
    Personal information handled by the Company Method of collection Disclosure Purpose of use
    Personal information collected in the Customer's use of the network-based map service and the Internet information site operated by the Company. At the time of registration of use and at the time of use of the services.
    At the time of an inquiry.
    笳ッ To provide the services.
    To bill the charges for use.
    To carry out a survey.
    To respond to an inquiry, etc.
    To provide information on the Company's products/services, campaigns, etc.
    To improve and enhance the market analysis, planning of products/services and quality.
    Personal information collected through inquiries, etc.
    (such as name, e-mail address, phone number, details of inquiry and record of call)
    At the time of an inquiry via the website, e-mail, phone, etc. 笳ッ To respond to an inquiry, etc.
    To improve and enhance the market analysis, planning of products/services and quality.
    Personal information collected via Internet shopping sites, etc. At the time of the purchase of products.
    At the time of an inquiry.
    笳ッ To send out the products.
    For after-sales service for the purchased products.
    To carry out a survey.
    To respond to an inquiry, etc.
    Personal information of applicants for a job(such as name, address, phone number and personal history) At the time of entry for application for a job. 笳ッ For employment screening and notifying the applicants.
    Personal information of employees. At the time of procedures for joining the Company and at the time of employment 笳ッ To manage the employment of the employees.
    Personal information entrusted by the Company's client companies At the time of business outsourcing To perform the purpose of work outsourced from client companies.

    For any cases other than those described above, the purpose of use and the contact for inquiry, etc. will be clearly indicated when collecting personal information. The personal information collected in these other cases will not be used beyond the scope of the purpose of use indicated to the Customers.

  3. Outsourcing of Personal Information Handling

    All or a part of the handling of personal information may be outsourced to the extent necessary for achieving the purpose of use of the personal information that the Company handles.
    In this case, contractors with an adequate level of personal information protection will be selected and appropriately managed and supervised by contractual obligations or other means.

  4. Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

    In principle, the Company will not disclose or provide personal information that it holds, except for cases described below:

    1. In the case where it has obtained the Customer窶冱 consent;
    2. In the event of provision under laws and regulations
    3. In the event that the personal information needs to be provided to the original providers of map-related or facility-related information included in the services provided by the Company to meet requests for the correction or deletion of such information.
    4. In the event that the Customer is not identifiable (statistics, etc.).
  5. Safety Measures for Personal Information held by the Company.
    1. The Company will take legitimate security measures and corrective actions necessary in order to prevent unauthorized access to personal information, and loss, destruction, falsification, leakage, etc. of personal information. However, please note that there is no technology to absolutely prevent unauthorized access, and its Customers take responsibility for the risk.
    2. The Company will provide its employees, etc. with regular training and education on personal information protection.
    3. Collection of personal information from the website

      Encryption

      The Company will provide a system in which personal information is safely transmitted using the data encryption SSL protocol for collection of personal information via its website.

      Cookies

      The Company窶冱 website may use cookie technology. A cookie is a piece of information that is sent back and forth between a Customer's PC and the server. The cookie technology is used only to maintain certain information about the Customer that will be useful for the future access to our website so that the Customer can use the website in optimal conditions. If a Customer doesn't want to use cookies, he/she can change the browser setting to stop using cookies. In that case, some services may become unavailable for the Customer.

      Google Analytics

      Google Analytics may be used on the Company窶冱 websites for the analysis or improvement of them. On those websites, information such as IP addresses or URLs may be automatically transmitted to Google from the web browser, or, Google may set cookies on the web browser or read existing cookies. By using those websites, Customers will be deemed to have provided permission for such setting or use of the cookies.

      Links to other websites

      On the website the Company is operating, there may be links to other websites. The Company will assume no responsibility for the handling of personal information on such other websites.

  6. Contact point for complaints and consultations regarding disclosure, correction, suspension of use, etc.

    Customers will be entitled to request notification and disclosure of the purpose of use of their own personal information that is held by the Company As a result of such a request, the Customers will be able to request an addition, correction, or deletion of personal information, if necessary. The Company will attend to any inquiries regarding suspension of use or provision of personal information, and deletion of personal information, and complaints and consultations. The Company will accept such requests from its Customers in writing, and attend to such requests in a proper manner. The Company will establish a contact point for its Customers as described below. Please contact the Company for more details.

    (Contact for inquiries regarding disclosure of personal information, complaints, and consultations)

    Privacy Officer: Nobuyuki Suzuki, Director & Executive Officer, ZENRIN DataCom CO., LTD.
    Shinagawa Intercity Tower C 6F, 2-15-3 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 縲108-6206

  7. Regarding Handling Personal Information of Our Customers at ages 15 and below

    The Company will pay maximum attention to handling of personal information of its Customers at ages 15 and below. The Company will request that personal information of its Customers at ages 15 and below be registered only with the agreement of their guardians.