Privacy Policy

SHOWA CORPORATION (hereafter referred to as ‘the Company’) constantly strives to be recognized as a company that trusted by society aims at being a trusted company from society by incorporating all aspects of the Private Information Protection Law and by the appropriate protection and utilization of any private information.

1. Providing and utilizing private information

In case the Company asks the Customers to provide any personal information, we clarify the purposes of the use, and make sure that the information will be used only for the purposes expressed. In case the Company needs to use any of this information beyond the expressed purposes, we contact our Customers in advance.

2. Management of personal information

Personal information from our Customers is managed under strict confidential guidelines. We strive to prevent the information from being lost, disclosed, diversified, and/or falsified in any manner.

3. Providing personal information to third parties

In principle, the Company does not provide the Customers’ private information to third parties without the prior consent of the Customers. However, if required by law, we may obliged to provide such private information.

4. References and amendments of private information

When the Customers refer to the site for their own private information in order to make amendments or deletions, we take appropriate measures within a reasonable range to identify the Customers prior to allowing their access.

5. Access log

When the Customers access the Company’s website, the log information is recorded in the site automatically. This information is used for statistical analysis of Customer usage and to establish further convenience in the future. This access log does not retain any of the Customers’ private information which may identify a person using a website and read by a third party.

6. Google Analytics and Cookies

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

7. For more information

Any contacts and/or inquiries should be sent to the Company’s website.

Contents of the Privacy Policy are subject to change without prior notice. Explanations for all changes will be included on the website as needed.

All categories and contents noted above are applicable only in Japan.