We obtain personal information in the course of our business and operations, as appropriate to the situation, and in a legal and professionally ethical manner.
Our lawyers, patent attorneys, judicial scriveners and staff may jointly use personal information obtained in the following circumstances for the following purposes. Unless permitted by the Personal Information Protection Act or other applicable laws, we will not use any personal information for any purpose other than those listed below, without the consent of the person to whom that information pertains:
We comply with the Personal Information Protection Act and other applicable laws with regard to the provision to third parties of personal information obtained by us.
We ensure appropriate management and handling of personal information through internal management procedures and education, and if personal information is to be provided to a third party, we require that the third party is equally subject to the same standards of proper management and handling of such personal information as applied by our firm.
If we receive a request to disclose, amend, add to, delete, or cease provision to a third party relating to any personal information in our possession, or if we receive (by contact details listed below) a notification regarding permitted uses of such information from the person to whom such information pertains, we will respond to such a request in good faith and in compliance with the Personal Information Protection Act after confirming the identity of the person making the request.
However, we may seek to recover costs incurred by complying with such a request, and we may be unable to comply with such a request if doing so is deemed on the basis of the Personal Information Protection Act or other applicable law to significantly impede the proper execution of business.
All questions, comments and complaints relating to the handling of personal information should be directed to our personal information officer between the hours of 9:30 am and 5:00 pm on weekdays.
|Attn:||Personal Information Officer|
|Address:||H. Okada International Law Offices
Yodogawa Gobankan 7F
2-1 Toyosaki 3-Chome, Kita-ku