Nishikawa Communications Co.Ltd.("NICO") collects, uses and provides personal information properly based on laws, regulations related to the protection of personal information and Japanese Industrial Standard's "Personal Information Protection Management Systems - Requirements (JISQ15001)." We qualified the Privacy Mark with the approval of JIPDEC in June 2005.
In order to protect the personal information of our customers and stakeholders, NICO has established personal information protection management system under our protection policy, and working to maintain and improve the security level of our management.
NICO collects your data so that we can:
We may provide all or part of the acquired personal information to contractors within the scope necessary to achieve the above-mentioned purpose of use. In this case, we will evaluate and select the contractor based on our standards and conclude a contract that includes provisions regarding personal information protection.
If you have a request for disclosure, correction, addition, or suspension of use for personal information used for sales or customer support, recruitment or management of our employees, we will respond after verifying your identity.
Please keep in mind that the deletion of personal information may not be possible if it violates legal obligations.
Executive Officer, Nagoya Solution Division
We will always process your personal data based on one of the legal basis provided for in the GDPR.
We may collect and process your personal data for the purposes detailed below, which are required so that we can pursue our legitimate interests and provide you with adequate services and products:
Please be aware that you are entitled to withdraw your consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before withdrawal thereof.
We will process your data for these specified, explicit and legitimate purposes, and will not further process the data in a way that is incompatible with these purposes. If we intend to process personal data originally collected for one purpose in order to attain other objectives or purposes, we will ensure that you are informed of this. We will keep your personal data for as long as it is necessary for us to comply with our legal obligations, to ensure that we provide an adequate service, and to support its business activities.
We can obtain such personal data either directly from you when you decide to communicate such data to us (i.e., when you fill in forms displayed on the Website) or indirectly where such personal data is provided to us by your electronic communication terminal equipment or your Internet browser. We ensure that the personal data processed is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed.
We may share your personal data with NICO Group entities and with third parties in accordance with the GDPR. Where we share your data with a data processor, we will put the appropriate legal framework in place in order to cover such transfer and processing.
Subject to your prior consent, your personal data may be transferred to, stored, and further processed by strategic partners that work with us to provide our products and services or help us market to customers. Your personal data will only be shared by us with the partners in order to provide or improve our products, services and advertising.
We may share your personal data with companies which provide services on our behalf, such as hosting, maintenance, support services, email services, marketing, auditing, fulfilling your orders, processing payments, data analytics, providing customer service, and conducting customer research and satisfaction surveys.
We may share your personal data with all NICO's affiliates. In the event of a merger, reorganization, acquisition, joint venture, assignment, spin-off, transfer, or sale or disposition of all or any portion of our business, including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings, we may transfer any and all personal data to the relevant third party.
It may be necessary for us - by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence - to disclose your personal data. We may also disclose your personal data if we determine that, due to purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, the disclosure is necessary or appropriate.
We may also disclose your personal data if we determine in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect our rights and pursue available remedies, enforce our terms and conditions, investigate fraud, or protect our operations or users.
Such disclosures may involve transferring your personal data out of the European Union to the following country: Japan, India, Singapore and Vietnam. These countries may change due to changes in our business environment.
Such transfer may take place for the purpose such as personnel evaluation of employees, processing of salaries and reimbursement expenses, and contracts with business partners. For each of these transfers, we make sure that we provide an adequate level of protection to the data transferred, in particular by entering into standard contract clauses as defined by the European Commission decisions.
We handle records of all processing of personal data in accordance with the obligations established by the GDPR, both where we might act as a controller or as a processor. In these records, we reflect all the information necessary in order to comply with the GDPR and cooperate with the supervisory authorities as required.
We process your personal data in a manner that ensures their appropriate security, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage. We use appropriate technical or organisational measures to achieve this level of protection.
In case of breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed, we have the mechanisms and policies in place in order to identify it and assess it promptly. Depending on the outcome of our assessment, we will make the requisite notifications to the supervisory authorities and communications to the affected data subjects, which might include you.
We have mechanisms and policies in place in order to identify data processing activities that may result in high risk to your rights and freedoms. If any such data processing activity is identified, we will assess it internally and either stop it or ensure that the processing is compliant with the GDPR or that appropriate technical and organizational safeguards are in place in order to proceed with it.
In case of doubt, we will contact the competent Data Protection Supervisory Authority in order to obtain their advice and recommendations.
You have the following rights regarding personal data collected and processed by us.
Information regarding your data processing: You have the right to obtain from us all the requisite information regarding our data processing activities that concern you.
Access to personal data: You have the right to obtain from us confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and certain related information.
Rectification or erasure of personal data: You have the right to obtain from us the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you without undue delay, and to complete any incomplete personal data. You may also have the right to obtain from us the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay, when certain legal conditions apply.
Restriction on processing of personal data: You may have the right to obtain from us the restriction of processing of personal data, when certain legal conditions apply.
Object to processing of personal data: You may have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you, when certain legal conditions apply.
Data portability of personal data: You may have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and have the right to transmit those data to another controller without our hindrance, when certain conditions apply.
Not to be subject to automated decision-making: You may have the right not to be subject to automated decision-making (including profiling) based on the processing of your personal data, insofar as this produces legal or similar effects on you, when certain conditions apply.
If you intend to exercise such rights, please refer to the contact section.
If you are not satisfied with the way in which we have proceeded with any request, or if you have any complaint regarding the way in which we process your personal data, you may lodge a complaint with a Data Protection Supervisory Authority.
We may propose hypertext links from the website on which this policy is stated to third-party websites or internet sources. We do not control and cannot be held liable for third parties' privacy practices and content. Please read carefully their privacy policies to find out how they collect and process your personal data.
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We use analytics tools such as google analytics and Pardot, to help us measure traffic and usage statistics in order to understand how visitors access and use our Website. We use information collected through cookies to help improve our Website and to compile aggregate statistics about how our Website is used by visitors. Please note that in this context, collects your personal data through the use of analytics tools on our Website. If you would like to know learn more about how google analytics or Pardot works, and how it collects and processes data, please refer to the google analytics or Pardot.
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Please note that if you block cookies, your experience on our Website may be impacted as we may then not be able to provide you with full access to all functionalities and contents of our Website.
We do not specifically define the retention period of cookies.
Established: June 1, 2004
Revised: January 31, 2020
Nishikawa Communications Co., Ltd.
CEO Eiichi Nishikawa