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Policy on handling of personal information of visitors to JCMA’s website

With regard to personal information provided to The Japan Carbon Fiber Manufacturers Association (“JCMA”) by visitors to this website, JCMA follows a policy of respecting and protecting the right to privacy of all visitors. To this end, we ensure that all personal information that visitor provide is handled in accordance with the rules set out below.

1. Definition of personal information

As employed in this statement on our Privacy Policy, the term “personal information” refers principally to the following information, which is specific to each individual:

  • Personally identifiable information, including: name, date of birth, sex, occupation, telephone number, address, e-mail address, and so on.
  • Any data that can easily be collated with other data to enable the searcher to identify specific individuals.

2. Purpose of collection of personal information

JCMA requests visitors to our website to provide only such personal information as shall be necessary to enable us to provide materials requested by or answer inquiries from a visitor. More specifically, such personal information shall be used only for the following purposes:

  • To enable us to provide accurate responses to inquiries from visitors to our website.
  • To enable us to provide information regarding products and services.

In the event that we wish to use personal information for other purposes, we will provide a clear explanation of these purposes when requesting the information.

3. Disclosure to third parties

JCMA does not disclose the personal information supplied by visitors to its website to any third parties, except in the following cases:

  • When it shall be necessary to supply the information to a member company of JCMA for the purpose of providing an accurate response to an inquiry from the visitor.
  • When it shall be necessary to supply the visitor’s personal information to subcontractors or other business partner for purposes within the scope of the uses of the information as previously clearly explained to the visitor.
  • When the visitor has given consent to the disclosure.
  • When the disclosure shall be required by law.

4. Security precautions

JCMA appoints specific personnel to act as managers with responsibility for the personal information of visitors to our website. These security managers not only take steps to ensure that visitors’ personal information cannot be accessed by unauthorized persons from outside JCMA, or the staff of JCMA -- including those of subcontractors, outsourced service providers, and other business partners mentioned above -- do not leak such information to such unauthorized persons, they also take all reasonable measures to ensure that the information is not altered or destroyed.

5. Cookies

JCMA reserves the right to make use of cookies to verify access data and to allow visitors to more easily peruse its website. Please be aware that although such cookies are used to identify the visitor’s computer and browser, they do not involve the collection of any personal information, unless such information is specifically input by the visitor.

6. Alterations to registered information

In the event that a registered user requests the confirmation, alteration or deletion of information about the user held by JCMA, or requests additions to the information, we shall make the requested confirmation, changes, or additions after confirming that the party making the request is, indeed, the registered user himself or herself. The personal information of visitors to our website shall be principally deleted within 2 week(s) of the day when visitors have provided our website with his or her personal information. However, where the personal information of visitors to our website is disclosed to a member company of JCMA in accordance with Paragraph 3. above, such company’s privacy policy shall apply.

7. Scope of application of this privacy policy

This Privacy Policy is valid only with regard to the website of JCMA. The website includes links to other websites, to which this Policy does not apply. Please refer separately to the privacy policies of each of those websites.

8. Further inquiries

For any further inquiries regarding this matter, please contact us by e-mail.

Please note that this Privacy Policy may be subject to change, without advance notice, for the purpose of improving the effectiveness of our protection of personal information.

Reference: Secretariat of JCMA (located in the Japan Chemical Fibers Association)

  • Tel.: 03-3272-7108
  • Fax.: 03-3246-0823

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