Privacy Policy

Katsura Co., Ltd, (Hereafter referred as we) places great importance on respecting the personal information. (note1) So, we developed and fully enforce the following privacy policy covers all personal information that is provided by customers or business partners (Hereafter referred as you). We will strive to protect personal information appropriately based on this policy.

1. Handling of personal information

We will explicitly indicate the purpose of use (Hereafter referred as the stated purposes) of the personal information provided by you. However, in the following cases, the presentation of the stated purposes may be omitted.

  • ○ In case the personal information is from the business card exchanged when meeting with our sales representative.
  • ○ In case the business card is given to us at any events, fairs or seminars.

In these cases, excluding denied by you, we may use your email address for providing you with introduction or information of our products or services as well as direct contact from sales representatives and marketing activities.

2. Management of personal information

To prevent the leakage, alteration, loss, falsification, use the personal information for other purposes, we will ensure the correctness and safety of the personal information in accordance with related laws, rules or guidelines for information security under the appropriately secured environment. In addition, we will make educational activities for employees for the proper handling of the personal information.

3. Usage of personal information

We will not use the personal information for any other purposes except in the following cases.

  • 1) When you have agreed to the use of your personal information.
  • 2) When the personal information is used in a state in which individuals cannot be identified. (for example in statistical document, etc.).
  • 3) When the disclosure of the personal information for using other purposes is allowed by related laws, rules or guidelines.

4. Disclosure to the third parties.

We will not disclose your personal information to any third parties except in the following cases

  • 1) When you have consented to disclose your personal information to a third party.
  • 2) When the personal information is used in a state in which individuals cannot be identified. (for example in statistical document, etc.).
  • 3) When your personal information is disclosed within the scope necessary to our affiliate, distributor or subcontractor with whom we have a confidentiality agreement in order to accomplish the purpose for which the personal information was collected.
  • 4) When we determined that the response from the business partners is appropriate from the contents of your inquiries or document request.
  • 5) When your personal information is needed by financial institutions for your credit settlement upon payment related to your use of the paid services and the purchase of the product.
  • 6) When a part of our business line to be taken over to other companies (at successor companies, also shall strive to prevent the leakage, loss, falsification, use the personal information for other purposes in their possible range).
  • 7) When the disclosure of the personal information to the third parties is allowed by related laws, rules or guidelines.
  • 8) When the disclosure of the personal information is required by government institutions or laws.

5. Inquiry about personal information.

If you would like to inquire about, change or revise your own personal information, we will respond to your request promptly according to our prescribed procedures once you contact us (When your personal information collected through our website, contact information displayed on the website). In this case, we may seek your cooperation to confirm that the request is made by the appropriate person, to prevent the unauthorized acquisition and alteration, etc. of personal information by a third party.

6. Handling of your suggestion or comment.

About opinions, requests or suggestions to us, we assume that we can use the information freely as far as there is no particular limitation of purpose of use. However, in case of disclose the information to a third party or published in the state that can identify the person, we will gain agreement of the person in advance.

7. Handling of the personal information on a website

7.1 Use of Cookies (note2) or IP address (note3)

We may use cookies or your IP address on our website in the following cases:

  • 1) In order to solve and determine the cause of the problem or failure that has occurred on the server.
  • 2) In order to improve the content of email or website.
  • 3) In order to customize individual content of email or website for the user.
  • 4) In membership system service to have you register personal information beforehand, to use a reading history or the questionnaire result of the person for marketing campaign
  •  5) In order to use as statistical data in a state in which individuals cannot be identified. You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, there are cases where you will not be able to use some parts of our website when you do not accept the cookies.

the person in question is, Internet browsing software (hereinafter referred to as a browser) by refusing to accept cookies (Cookie) in the setting of, you can refuse the use of cookies by our (Cookie). However, in that case, it may be constraints such as part of the function can not be used is generated.

7.2 Links to other websites from our website

Our websites may contain links to other websites, products or group companies. We highly pay attention to select Links, but we cannot be held responsible for protection about your personal information and the content of other websites.

8. Compliance with related laws and regulations

We will comply with applicable legislation and internal regulations to your personal information.

April, 2006 Hitoshi Mrumo, President, Katsura Co., Ltd.
Protection of Personal Information Office
KDX Yokohama Building 8F., No1-1 Sakae-cho, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 221-0052 Japan

Since we may update its privacy policy due to the change of related laws, rules, guidelines or internal regulations, we recommend you to check this page regularly.

  • Note 1: “The personal information” is the information about the individuals such as full name, age, the date of birth, sex, address, phone number, email address, place of the office, credit card number that we collect for our business and it called the one that can identify a specific individual by one or more combinations of these.
  • Note 2: “Cookie” is the discrimination information stored on a user’s computer that the server sends to the browser of the information for the efficient operation of the website.
  • Note 3: “IP address” is the number that can identify the computer that is accessing the server (it is not possible to identify the user of the computer).