Privacy Policy

Protection of Privacy

Nissin Ion Equipment Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “NIC”) complies with laws, national guidelines, and other regulations regarding the handling of personal information and shall handle personal information obtained by NIC (hereinafter called “personal information”) in an appropriate manner.

1. What Is Personal Information?

Personal information with respect to this privacy policy is information related to living persons that meets any of the following definitions.

  1. Information containing items that can be used to identify a specific individual, such as name, date of birth, and other descriptors (including information that can easily be matched with other information to identify or distinguish an individual)
  2. Items containing personal identification codes as defined by the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and the Act for the Partial Revision of the Act on the Use of Numbers to Identify a Specific Individual in Administrative Procedures

2. Acquisition of Personal Information

NIC shall acquire personal information in an appropriate manner, and at the time of acquisition, NIC will either announce its purpose of use publicly or shall notify that individual regarding the purpose of use.

3. Use of Personal Information

The purposes of use of the personal information acquired by NIC are as follows.

  1. To conduct surveys necessary to promote and improve public relations activities
  2. To provide information to applicants and to contact applications during hiring and recruitment activities
  3. To perform tasks related to personnel management
  4. To provide information on products and services
  5. To provide support for customers and business partners
    Note: This includes the purpose of use described in item three under “Shared Use with Nissin Ion Equipment Group Companies and Dealers” below.
  6. To ensure the proper and trouble-free performance of administrative tasks and similar work
  7. Other purposes disclosed individually or announced publicly

In the event that personal information is used for any purpose other than the above, this shall be clearly stated when the personal information is acquired unless one of the following exceptions (hereinafter called the “exceptions”) applies.

  1. For legal reasons
  2. If it is necessary in order to protect the life, body, or property of an individual and obtaining the person’s consent would be difficult
  3. If it is necessary in order to improve public health or to promote the healthy development of children and obtaining the person’s consent would be difficult
  4. If it is necessary to cooperate with a national government agency, a local government body, or an individual or entity under contract by either a national government agency or local government body to execute duties prescribed by law, and obtaining the consent of that person would be likely to impede the execution of those duties

4. Changes to the Purposes of Use of Personal Information

If NIC makes changes to the purposes of use after personal information has been properly acquired, NIC shall either make a public announcement to that effect or shall notify the person concerned.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

Aside from circumstances in which the exceptions apply, NIC shall not disclose personal information to any third party (excepting NIC group companies and dealers as defined in the next item) without the consent of the person concerned.

5. Shared Use With Nissin Ion Equipment Group Companies and Dealers

Personal information acquired by NIC may be shared with NIC group companies and dealers who are in charge of after-sales services, with whom NIC has signed personal information confidentiality agreements.
In such cases, the signing of confidentiality agreements and other means will be used to prevent the leakage of personal information by joint users.
Please refer to our “Group Companies” page to learn more about NIC group companies.

1. Personal Information Items to Be Shared

  1. Name
  2. The address, telephone number, and email address of the group or organization to which the person belongs
  3. Contact history
  4. History of participation in exhibitions, seminars, etc.
  5. Whether or not the user can be sent direct mail
  6. Information related to sales and business concerning NIC products
  7. Information about equipment used

2.Scope of Joint Users

  1. NIC subsidiaries and dealers who handle personal information

3.Purpose of Use

  1. Processing of requests and execution of contractual matters
  2. Contact
  3. Confirmation of locations where equipment is installed
  4. Providing information regarding NIC group company exhibitions, seminars, products, and services
  5. Checking the maintenance history of equipment
  6. Gathering quality-related information and providing feedback for development and manufacturing

4.Responsible Party

  1. Nissin Ion Equipment Co., Ltd.

For our address and the name of our representative, please see our “Company” page.

6.  Security Measures for Personal Information

We shall strive to prevent leakage, loss, damage, and unauthorized access to personal information by implementing appropriate security measures for the personal information we have acquired.

7.  Ensuring the Accuracy of Personal Information

We shall ensure that the personal information we have acquired is as accurate and up-to-date as possible to the extent necessary to achieve the purposes of use, and we shall promptly delete the relevant personal information when it is no longer needed for the purposes of use.

8.  Compliance with Laws, Regulations, and Other Norms

In addition to complying with Japanese laws, regulations, and norms regarding the protection of personal information, we will review and update the contents of this policy as appropriate.

9.  Contact Regarding Personal Information

For inquiries regarding confirmation, correction, deletion, suspension of use, etc. related to personal information, please contact us as shown below. Please note that inquiries must be made by the person to whom the personal information pertains.
We might ask you to verify your identity.

Party Responsible for Handing Personal Information

Nissin Ion Equipment Co., Ltd.
For our address and the name of our representative, please see our “Company” page.

Contact for inquiries regarding our personal information protection
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