Privacy Policy

DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL has established the following with respect to the protection of personal information:

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I. Protection of Personal Information Policy

  1. DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL will strive to ensure compliance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, the Act on the Use of Numbers to Identify a Specific Individual in Administrative Procedures, other relevant laws and ordinances, and social norms and to protect personal information (including specific personal information) and Individual Numbers (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Personal Information and Individual Numbers”).
  2. In order to put the protection of Personal Information and Individual Numbers into practice, DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL will provide enhanced training to the directors, employees, and other staff of the company.
  3. In order to put the protection of the Personal Information and Individual Numbers into practice, DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL will appropriately establish and use procedures for the consignment of acquisition, provision, handling, etc., of personal information to and from external parties.
  4. In order to put the protection of the Personal Information and Individual Numbers into practice, DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL will strive to improve information security.
  5. DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL will continuously review the systems used to put the protection of the Personal Information and Individual Numbers into practice.

II. Handling of Personal Information

  1. Purposes of Use of Personal Information
    DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL will use personal information within the scope set forth below as the purposes of use (including purposes incidental thereto) in all business activities:
    • (1)
      Personal information pertaining to researchers and other such staff (hereinafter including members of research organizations if any) and pertaining to the users (including those in the past and those expected in the future) of products (hereinafter including our services)
      • (i)
        Supplying products;
      • (ii)
        Providing and gathering information about the appropriate use, quality, and safety of products and other matters relating thereto;
      • (iii)
        Providing, gathering, and analyzing information about the status of use, actual conditions of use, usage needs, and other product marketing information;
      • (iv)
        Providing, gathering, and studying academic information and other information related to the business activities of DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL;
      • (v)
        Implementing clinical trials, postmarketing surveillance, and other investigations and research related to the business activities of DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL;
      • (vi)
        Submitting notifications and reports pursuant to laws, ordinances, and other norms;
      • (vii)
        Providing information to third parties within the scope required to perform each of the above items.
    • (2)
      Personal information pertaining to our business partners, such as wholesalers of products, suppliers of raw materials for products, and producers of products; creditors, such as lenders; debtors, such as borrowers; consultants, such as lawyers and certified public accountants; and other persons having contractual or lender-borrower relationships with us in connection with our business (including those having such relationships with us in the past, as well as those in the preliminary stages of relationships leading to the establishment of such relationships).
      • (i)
        Fulfilling obligations or exercising rights under such contractual or lender-borrower relationships or taking measures therefor;
      • (ii)
        Providing and gathering information related to such contractual or lender-borrower relationships;
      • (iii)
        Establishing new contractual or lender-borrower relationships;
      • (iv)
        Controlling records of business transactions;
      • (v)
        Purposes listed in Items (vi) and (vii) of Section (1) hereof.
    • (3)
      Personal information pertaining to public relations contacts, other such external contacts, or directors, employees, and other staff of our company acting as external points of contact and pertaining to persons who access our website for consultations, communication, or the like.
      • (i)
        Responding to such accesses and other communications thereon;
      • (ii)
        Maintaining access records;
      • (iii)
        Purposes listed in Items (vi) and (vii) of Section (1) hereof.
    • (4)
      Personal information pertaining to our shareholders (including those in the past):
      • (i)
        Fulfilling obligations or exercising rights under acts of law and ordinances, including the Companies Act, and other norms or taking measures therefor;
      • (ii)
        Distributing special benefit vouchers for shareholders and sending other articles thereto;
      • (iii)
        Shareholder management within the scope required for performing the above;
      • (iv)
        Purposes listed in Items (vi) and (vii) of Section (1) hereof.
    • (5)
      Personal information pertaining to job applicants:
      • (i)
        Considering and determining whether to employ applicants;
      • (ii)
        Notifying applicants of success or failure;
      • (iii)
        Purposes listed in Items (vi) and (vii) of Section (1) hereof.
    • (6)
      Personal information pertaining to our directors, employees, and other staff (including those in the past) or their family members:
      • (i)
        Performing personnel management, including the appropriate posting of employees in our corporate group, and labor management, including the payment of salaries;
      • (ii)
        Managing employee benefits and health and safety;
      • (iii)
        Providing education and training;
      • (iv)
        Purposes listed in Items (vi) and (vii) of Section (1) hereof.
        Note 1: The business activities of DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL are as follows:
        • (i)
          Producing, processing, buying, selling, exporting, and importing foods, food additives, spices, beverages, alcohol, feeds, feed additives, and agricultural, forestry, and marine products;
        • (ii)
          Producing, processing, buying, selling, exporting, and importing various synthetic resins, pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical raw materials, quasi-drugs, industrial chemicals, other chemical products, and cosmetic raw materials;
        • (iii)
          Buying, selling, exporting, and importing filtration devices;
        • (iv)
          Any and all business activities incidental or related to those listed in the above items.
        Note 2: DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL may change the purposes of use from time to time in the scope and manner permitted by law when necessary.
  2. Purposes of Use of Individual Numbers and Specific Personal Information
    DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL will use Individual Numbers and specific personal information within the scope required to achieve the purposes of use shown below:
    • (1)
      Performing clerical work for preparing and submitting payment records for remunerations, fees, etc.;
    • (2)
      Performing clerical work for preparing and submitting payment records for rents for real properties;
    • (3)
      Performing clerical work for preparing and submitting payment records for dividends, etc.;
    • (4)
      Performing clerical work for preparing and submitting documents for salary income and retirement income;
    • (5)
      Performing clerical work for preparing and submitting documents for employment insurance;
    • (6)
      Performing clerical work for preparing and submitting documents for health insurance, employee pensions, and national pensions;
    • (7)
      Performing clerical work for preparing and submitting documents for workers’ property accumulation housing savings and workers’ property accumulation pension savings.
      Note: DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL may change the purposes of use from time to time in the scope and manner permitted by law when necessary.
  3. Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties
    DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL will not provide personal information to any third party without obtaining the consent of the person to whom such personal information pertains except in the following cases:
    • (1)
      When required by law;
    • (2)
      When it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person and such provision is necessary to protect the life, body, or property of any person;
    • (3)
      When it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person and such provision is particularly necessary to improve public health or promote the sound development of children;
    • (4)
      When obtaining the consent of the person may hinder the performance of any work provided for in any law or ordinance when it is necessary to cooperate with any national government organ, local government, or person entrusted thereby with doing such work.
  4. Joint Use of Personal Data
    DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL conducts the following joint use of personal data pertaining to the directors, employees, and other staff (including those in the past) of the company and their family members:
    • (1)
      Items of Personal Data
      Name, sex, date of birth, date of employment, addresses, telephone numbers, information about family members, academic background, departments or sections, work locations, positions, email addresses, personnel labor management matters, results of medical examinations, and other items required to achieve the purposes of use listed in Section 1 hereof.
    • (2)
      Scope of Parties Jointly Using Personal Data
      Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Health Insurance Society
    • (3)
      Purposes of Use of Personal Data
      Achieving the purposes of use set forth in Section 1 hereof (including the similar purposes of use of the joint use parties) and the purposes of the businesses of the joint use parties.
    • (4)
      Name of Party Responsible for Controlling Personal Data
      DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL Co., Ltd.
  5. Outsourcing
    DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL may outsource work on personal information within the scope required to perform such work. When doing so, we will select a contractor that meets the standards for security measures established by us based on our selection criteria and manage and supervise the contractor appropriately.
  6. Appropriate Management of Personal Information
    DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL will implement security measures to prevent and redress the unauthorized access, loss, destruction, alteration, or leakage of personal information provided to the company and continuously maintain and improve personal information protection systems.
  7. Optionality of Provision of Personal Information
    The provision of personal information to DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL is optional. However, we may not be able to respond to requests if such information or any necessary item is not provided to us.
  8. Procedure for Disclosure, Etc., of Disclosable Personal Information
    If you have provided personal information to DSP GOKYO FOOD & CHEMICAL and would like us to disclose, correct, add, delete, or halt the use of your personal information, please contact our consultation desk by the following method.

    * Request by Email
    Requests may be made by email by including your name, company name, department name, email address, and telephone number. We will verify that you are the person for which the request is being made by confirming that the personal information provided in the email matches that registered in our database. If there is no personal information registered in our database, we will notify you to that effect.
    (Please use the following inquiry form to make a request: https://www.dsp-gokyo-fc.co.jp/en/inquiry/)