Taiyo Yuden Group Companies (which means the companies listed in the Global Network page of our website; the same applies hereinafter; “Taiyo Yuden Group Companies,” “we,” or “our”) process the personal data of our customers and other similar business partners (including officers, employees, and the like of customers and other similar business partners if the customer or trading partner is an entity; and including potential business partners and persons who access our websites; the same applies hereinafter) of and people who apply for employment to Taiyo Yuden Group Companies (unless specified otherwise, collectively, “Data Subject” or “you”) as follows.
Taiyo Yuden Group Companies process the following personal data (in respect of this Article, personal data includes personal information prescribed in Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information).
Taiyo Yuden Group Companies process personal data (in respect of this Article, personal data includes personal information prescribed in Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information) for the following purposes and other purposes permitted by applicable laws and regulations. In addition, Taiyo Yuden Group Companies may de-identify or aggregate your personal data.
Taiyo Yuden Group Companies process your personal data in accordance with the legal bases prescribed in applicable data protection regulations (such as the consent of the Data Subject, performing contractual obligations, legitimate interests, and compliance with laws and regulations).
The provision of personal data may be requisite for various reasons, such as being a statutory or contractual requirement or being a necessary condition for entering into a contract. The specific details are as follows.
In order to decide the appropriate retention period for personal data, Taiyo Yuden Group Companies consider the following: the volume, nature, and confidentiality of the personal data; the potential risk of damage caused by unauthorized use or disclosure of the personal data; the purposes for which Taiyo Yuden Group Companies process the personal data, and whether Taiyo Yuden Group Companies can achieve those purposes by other means; and applicable legal requirements. If your personal data collected by Taiyo Yuden Group Companies becomes no longer necessary, Taiyo Yuden Group Companies will delete or anonymize your personal data, or if such measures are impracticable (for example, if your personal data has been stored in back-up archives), we will retain your personal data safely until its deletion becomes practicable and ensure that any new processing will not be conducted with respect to your personal data.
Taiyo Yuden Group Companies obtain your personal data directly from you (including in cases where personal data is obtained automatically). However, we may obtain your personal data indirectly from a third party other than you in the following cases.
Taiyo Yuden Group Companies may share with a third party the personal data stated in “1. Categories of personal data subject to processing” above in the following cases:
(*) Regarding joint use of personal data under Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information
With regard to the processing of personal data to which Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information applies, Taiyo Yuden Group Companies may jointly use personal data of customers and other business partners stated in “1. Categories of personal data subject to processing” above to fulfil the purpose stated in “2. Purpose of processing” above on the grounds of joint use under the Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information as follows. Taiyo Yuden CO., LTD. (for the address and name of the representative, please refer to our Corporate Overview) shall be responsible for the management of personal data that is jointly used.
Taiyo Yuden Group Companies may transfer personal data to the following countries and regions, and other countries and regions to which transfer of personal data is required to fulfil the purpose stated in “2. Purpose of processing” above.
Upon transferring personal data to any of the countries and regions listed above, Taiyo Yuden Group Companies take appropriate protection measures required by the personal data protection laws of that country or region.
In order to prevent the loss, destruction, falsification, leaking, or the like of personal data, Taiyo Yuden Group Companies will take necessary and appropriate measures such as countermeasures against unauthorized access and computer viruses. We will also exercise necessary and appropriate supervision over our employees, contractors, and the like to protect personal data.
○ Regarding the use of Google Analytics
Taiyo Yuden Group Companies may use Google Analytics for analytics and marketing purposes.
With Google Analytics, user information is collected using cookies, etc. For more information about how Google Analytics collects and uses data when you use our websites, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners.
To opt out of Google Analytics, please visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Taiyo Yuden Group Companies respect the rights you hold under the applicable personal data protection laws of each country and region. For example, as far as the applicable personal data protection regulations of each country and region grant, you may have right to access; right to rectification; right to erasure; right to restriction of processing; right to objection to processing; right to withdraw your consent (it may be granted if you have given your consent regarding certain types of processing activities; however, your withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing conducted based on your consent before its withdrawal.); right to data portability; and right to not be subject to automated decision-making and so on. Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information grants the right to request the following in relation to retained personal data (meaning retained personal data prescribed in Article 16, paragraph 4 of the Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information): notification of the purpose of use; disclosure; correction, addition, or deletion of content; suspension of use, erasure, or suspension of third-party provision; and disclosure of records of third-party provision (meaning third-party provision prescribed in Article 37, paragraph 2 of the Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information).
If you wish to exercise your rights granted under the personal data protection laws of the country in question, please contact us using the contact details stated in “11. Contact details” below.
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.
Personal Information Management Office, General Affairs Department
Please contact us here for inquiries.
Effective Date: April 1, 2023
Last updated: April 1, 2023
TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.