Personal Information Protection Policy

Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, the "Company") complies with the laws and regulations regarding the protection of personal information of customers, business partners, and Company employees obtained over the course of operations, and has voluntarily established rules and a framework for handling such information.

Obtaining Personal Information

The Company shall obtain personal information only to the extent required to achieve the purpose that is notified or publicly announced in advance, and through lawful and fair means.

Purpose of Use of Personal Information

The Company shall not use obtained personal information for any purpose beyond the purpose of use without obtaining consent from the relevant customer. The personal information that the Company has obtained shall be used for the following purposes only:

  • Planning, research, development, quality improvement, marketing, sales of products and services handled by the Company, and guidance related thereto;
    With respect to the Company’s products and services, please refer to the page of the Products (http://www.aisin.com/product/) on the Company's official website (hereinafter, the “Official Website”);
  • Responding to inquiries, requests, and applications from customers;
  • Contacting applicants of the Company's recruiting activities, and using for any other general recruiting work;
  • For any other purposes identified when obtaining the relevant personal information; and
  • When required to comply with any provisions in any applicable laws and regulations, or follow any government notifications, guidelines, etc.

Safety Management Measures for Personal Information

The Company shall implement organizational, personal, physical, and technical information security measures in a suitable manner to prevent any and all personal information from unauthorized access, damage, alteration, leakage, etc., and for any other safety management of personal information.
The Company shall also take necessary and appropriate measures in supervising employees and entrusted parties, and thereby endeavor to implement appropriate management.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

The Company shall not disclose any obtained personal information to a third party, except where any of the following applies:
Please note that personal information may be provided to a third party
as statistical data in a format that does not disclose the customer’s identity.

  • Customer consent has been obtained;
  • As statistical data in a format that does not disclose the customer’s identity;
  • Cases in which the provision of personal information is required by laws; or
  • Cases in which personal information obtained in accordance with Article 1 is provided to entrusted parties only to the extent required to achieve the purpose that is notified or publicly announced in advance.

Joint Use of Personal Information

The Company may use the following personal information held by the Company only to the extent that is publicly announced to customers jointly with the Company and the consolidated companies listed on the Official Website, in asset securities reports, etc.

  • Items of Personal Information to be Used Jointly
    Name, address, phone number, email address, affiliation, title, date of birth, information regarding transactions
  • Party Responsible for Management of Personal Information
    Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.

IP Addresses and Cookies

The Company collects IP addresses for management of the Official Website, the website of the Company's products, and the Company's recruiting website (hereinafter collectively, “Each Website”).
Any IP Addresses collected through the web server of Each Website shall be used only for the appropriate and safe management and operation of the services of Each Website, and IP Addresses shall not be used or disclosed in association with any personal information.
The Company may use cookies in order to realize more sophisticated services. A cookie is used for the convenient use of contents on Each Website when customers are visiting Each Website again, and does not infringe on customer’s privacy nor does it adversely affect the computer. Customers have the option of adjusting their browser settings to refuse cookies or to be alerted when cookies are created.

Internet Explorer
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Chrome
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
Firefox
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Safari
https://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191?locale=en_US

Web Beacons

The Company uses Web beacons on the Official Website. The Company uses statistical data including customer’s usage history, etc. of the Official Website obtained through Web beacons for the purpose of enhancing the convenience, etc. of the Official Website. Information obtained through Web beacons does not include any personal information that identifies individual customers.

SSL

To ensure that any personal information sent by customers via the Official Website is kept secure, the Company protects customers' personal information by means of SSL (Secure Socket Layer). Using an SSL-compatible browser ensures that customer’s personal information is encrypted automatically and transmitted and received securely.

Inquiry, Correction, and Deletion of Personal Information

For any inquiries regarding a customer’s personal information held by the Company or requests for correction or deletion, please contact one of the numbers in Article 10 below. The Company will provide you with information about the necessary procedure for disclosure. After confirming the identity of the person making the request, the Company will disclose, correct, or delete the customer’s personal information as requested within a reasonable period and scope. 

Inquiries

Department of General Affairs, Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.
Tel: 0566-24-8031
Fax: 0566-24-8003

The Company may review and revise this policy. All revisions will be announced on this page.