Privacy Policy

About Privacy Policy

We, at NPO Research Institute of Fucoidan, recognizing the importance of personal information,such as name, e-mail address, address, phone number, age etc., pay close attention to protecting personal information.

Collection of Personal Information

We tell our users our purpose for using such personal information if it is necessary for them to provide their personal information, and we obtain consent for such purpose of use.

Utilization of Personal Information

We limit utilizing the personal information collected by us within the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of collection and give due consideration to utilizing such information so as not to damage our users’ rights.

Personal Information Management Method

We manage all the personal information provided by our users in an appropriate manner.Additionally, we make our best effort to protect their personal information by using appropriate and reasonable security measures, not only to prevent the external leakage of such information,but also to prevent loss, destruction and alteration of such personal information and its unauthorized access from without.

Provision of Personal Information

We do not disclose and provide our users’ personal information to a third party other than our outsourcing contractor without their consent. However, if we are required to disclose such information by laws and regulations, we may disclose and provide such information without their consent.

Disclosure, Revision, etc. of Personal Information

If our users request the disclosure of the personal information registered about themselves, we disclose such information without delay within a reasonable range. This does not apply, however, to the case where there is a risk of harm to the rights of any third party or to the case where we determine that such requests will interfere with our operations. Additionally, if our users request the revision and deletion of the personal information registered about themselves,we revise and delete such information without delay within a possible range.

California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our customers who are California residents to request certain information regarding any disclosure of personally identifiable information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. However, at this time, we do not share any of your personally identifiable information with third parties for direct marketing purposes.

Use of Cookie

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are very small data files (codes) that websites transmit for record management to the hard drive of our users’ computers. Such information is used for the purpose of grasping the contents utilization history and utilization tendency of our users that utilize our website, but not for the purpose of identifying our users. Cookies never release the names, e-mail addresses, phone numbers and credit card numbers of our users to us. We utilize the cookies for the purpose of ensuring security and providing appropriate information for our users. By browser configuration, our users can reject receiving a cookie, be notified of receiving a new cookie and disable the functions of cookies.

Review of Privacy Policy

We review and improve the above-mentioned policy on the handling of the personal information of our users, when necessary. Further, we may make changes to this Privacy Policy without prior notice.

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