HANDLING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
The collection, use, and protection of personal Information by BayCurrent Consulting, Inc. shall be in accordance with the following policies.
1. DEFINITION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information is any information of the kind that is delineated in Article 2 of Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information.
2. PURPOSE OF UTILIZATION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We shall use the personal information in the following ways. Any change to the purpose shall be limited to a reasonable scope and shall be disclosed on our website or should any such change legally require the prior consent of the principal party (i.e. the person(s) appertaining to the personal information).
a. To conduct consulting activities in the service of a client holding such personal information.
b. To provide information in the course of providing consulting and other services.
c. In response to a request or inquiry form the principal party.
d. In operational capacities such as principal party identity confirmation, to transmit newsletters as well as to inform persons of BayCurrent-hosted events, seminars, exhibitions, fora and so on and so forth.
e. When conducting customer satisfaction surveys.
f. As reference material in the course of our recruitment.
g. To the minimum extent possible, in the course of daily operations such as those relating to personnel and employment management.
3. SCOPE OF USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
⑴Sharing With Trustees
In order to achieve our goals, we may make personal information available to trustees on a minimal and need-to-know basis only. In these situations, these trustees shall be required to follow the policy outlined in this policy.
⑵Sharing With Third Parties
We shall provide personal information to third parties without the express consent of the principal party, except under the following circumstances:
a. Cases in which the provision of personal data is based on laws and regulations.
b. Cases in which the provision of personal data is necessary for the protection of the life, body, or property of an individual and in which it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person.
c. Cases in which the provision of personal data is specially necessary for improving public health or promoting the sound growth of children and in which it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person.
d. Cases in which the provision of personal data is necessary for cooperating with a state organ, a local government, or an individual or a business operator entrusted by one in executing the affairs prescribed by laws and regulations and in which obtaining the consent of the person are likely to impede the execution of the affairs.
4. ACQUISITION AND MANAGEMENT OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
⑴We shall obtain personal information only through appropriate, legal and ethical means. Personal information of an especially sensitive nature shall, as a matter of general principle, only be obtained with the express consent of the principal party.
⑵We shall take any and all appropriate measures to prevent the leakage, forgery, loss, etc. of personal information.
⑶We shall appoint a Chief Personal Information Management Officer who shall enlighten and educate all executives and employees on the mindset, tools and methods necessary to safely handle personal information. Furthermore, we shall carefully and appropriately destroy any personal information whose continued possession/storage we no longer deem necessary.
5. DISCLOSURE, CORRECTION, DELETION AND CESSATION OF USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
For any and all inquiries relating to the disclosure, correction, deletion, cessation of use etc. of personal information held by us, please contact the department listed at the end of this policy. After confirming that you are the principal, we shall respond in accordance with all applicable laws.
6. LEGAL AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
We shall comply with all applicable laws and regulations with respect to the protection of personal information.
7. CONTACT US
Please direct all individual inquiries to:
Toranomon Hills Mori Tower, 9th floor
23-1, Toranomon 1-Chome
Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6309
BayCurrent Consulting, Inc.
Information Systems Department
March 1, 2012
February 1, 2019
BayCurrent Consulting, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer Yoshiyuki Abe