Privacy Policy

Handling of Personal Information Obtained via the Web Site of Toray Science Foundation

Toray Science Foundation respects the privacy of users. The Web site operated by Toray Science Foundation upholds Japanese laws regarding the protection of personal information. We handle personal information with discretion, and operate our site on the basis of the policy stated below.

1. Use of Personal Information

In principle, Toray Science Foundation uses the personal information of users to provide information on our activities to users or to improve our activities. In the event that a user does not wish to receive information on our activities, we will cease the provision of information upon request from the user. The use of the personal information of users obtained through this Web site for purposes other than the above, which are clearly stated in advance, shall not be other than for the stated purpose.

2. Non-disclosure to Third Parties

Toray Science Foundation does not disclose or provide the personal information supplied by users to any third parties, except in the circumstances stated below.

  1. (1) When the user has given consent.
  2. (2) When disclosure of personal information is required by law, Toray Science Foundation shall provide the information to the relevant government agencies only.

3. Alterations to Registered Information

When a user requests the alteration, confirmation, correction or deletion of the personal information registered about the user by the user, Toray Science Foundation shall use appropriate methods to make the alterations only after confirming that the request has been made either by the user or by a party subcontracted by the user.

4. Security

Toray Science Foundation shall take all reasonable and appropriate security measures for preventing illegal, outside access to personal information and the loss, destruction, alteration or leakage of personal information in order to ensure the secure management of the personal information of user. Toray Science Foundation will also appoint an information manager and make all efforts to manage information in an appropriate manner as well as establishing regulations on the security of information and ensuring that all staff are aware of the regulations.

5. Changes to the Policy

Toray Science Foundation will review and amend the abovementioned policy on the handling of the personal information of users in accordance with relevant legislative amendments.