EPS Co., Ltd ("EPS") promises to protect your privacy and personal information subject to the provisions of this Privacy Statement. This Privacy Statement explains our policy with respect to certain personal information collected from visitors (hereafter noted by terms such as "you" and "your") to our web site http://www.eps.co.jp ("Site").
1. Collection and Use of Personal Information
(1) Personal Information
"Personal Information" herein means your personal information, which contains identifiable data, such as your name, date of birth, home address, telephone number, and e-mail address, and which can be preserved by means of computer media, documents, or informational devices.
(2) Collection and Use of Personal Information
To enable EPS to provide you with information about our services, you may be asked to provide your personal information. In such a case, EPS will explain the purpose of such collection and use of your personal information, and if EPS needs to use your personal information for any other purpose, EPS will inform you of the new purpose beforehand.
In any case, you are able to decline to provide your Personal Information to EPS. However, in that case you should be aware that EPS cannot provide you any of our services.
If you do not want to provide your personal information, you may decline to do so. However, you should be aware that EPS may not be able to provide all of the services on our Site if we do not receive a visitor's personal information.
(3) Disclosure to Business Contractors or Subsidiaries
Should business contractors or subsidiaries that have entered into confidentiality agreements with EPS require your personal information in order to carry out activities related to the operation of this Site, EPS may disclose such personal information to such businesses.
In that case, EPS's business contractors or subsidiaries may directly respond to your inquiries concerning privacy.
a. Statistical Processing
This Site may collect certain information about your visit, such as the date and time you visited the Site, for the purpose of improving this Site and making it more user-friendly. Such information will be statistically analyzed and compiled, but no personal information will be included therein.
Some pages on this Site use a technology called "Cookies" to improve the quality of the Site and your user experience. You can set your browser reject Cookies. However, in that case you may not be able to use some of the services on this Site.
2. Disclosure of Personal Information
Unless otherwise stipulated herein, EPS will not disclose any personal information to any third party without your prior consent. However, EPS may disclose your personal information without your consent when cooperating with requests or orders from any judicial, administrative, governmental or other public agencies or bodies, or when acting in accordance with any applicable laws or regulations.
3. Control and Security of Personal Information
(1) Control System
EPS will assign one or more person(s) to be in charge of the control and security of your personal information, and keep all of your personal information in a carefully protected environment. EPS will take necessary and appropriate measures to secure your personal information not only from leakage, but also from unauthorized outside access.
EPS uses SSL (Secure Socket Layer: an industry-standard security function that encrypts and transmits information online) to ensure that personal information that you send to EPS over the Internet will be secure.
EPS will not be liable or responsible for any losses, expenses or damages relating to any personal information contained in any third party's web site(s) linked to or from this Site. EPS recommends that you confirm the privacy statements on any such third party's web site(s).
5. What this Privacy Statement Covers
This Privacy Statement describes our policy for handling your personal information on this Site. You should be aware that this Privacy Statement does not apply to any third party's web site(s), including those of our subsidiaries.
6. Changes to this Privacy Statement
EPS may, at any time, update, review and revise this Privacy Statement to make the protection of your personal information more effective, or in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations. Notifications of all such changes will be given on this page.
April. 1, 2005