Privacy policy (protecting personal information)

This privacy policy describes the policies for our compliance when dealing with the personal information of general users or equivalent information that is held by OIKE & Co., Ltd. ( referred to as "Oike") through various services (information offerings by Oike, inquiries received, etc.).

1. Security Management of Personal Information

Regarding the protection of personal information, the Company will strive to keep personal information accurate and up to date, implement appropriate organizational, physical, human, and technical measures to protect personal information, and take necessary and appropriate measures to prevent leakage, unauthorized access/falsification, loss or damage of personal information handled by the Company and ensure the protection and security management of other personal information. In addition, the Company has established the Regulations for Handling Specific Personal Information and the Basic Regulations on Information Management, conducts education and training programs for all employees and officers on the protection of personal information, and also periodically inspects on-site management.

2. Matters to be observed when acquiring personal information

The Company will comply with the following matters regarding the acquisition, use and provision of personal information by the Company.

(1) Acquisition of personal information
The Company will obtain personal information by exchanging business cards, e-mailing, hiring of employees or personnel-management, and collect personally identifiable information such as names, telephone numbers, email addresses from the general users of the contact form (hereinafter referred to as the “Form”) on our website (hereinafter referred to as the “User”).

(2) Purpose of use of personal information
The Company will not use personal information obtained by the Company or provided to the Company for any purpose other than the purposes clearly stated in advance, except when required by laws and regulations or with the consent of the person concerned. In addition, the Company will not use personal information beyond the scope necessary for the purposes of use specified below.

① To review and respond to comments and inquiries on our products and services via the Form
② To review and respond to comments and inquiries on general matters of the Company via the Form
③ To improve, develop and market our products and services (To participate in exhibitions, conduct product research and an analysis, etc.)
④ To provide and introduce personal information obtained via the Form to joint users of the Company
⑤ To provide job applicants with information or communicate with them
⑥ To respond to the inquiries from the person concerned
⑦ Other purposes notified individually

(3) Provision of personal information, etc.
Except as provided by laws and regulations, the Company will not provide any personal information obtained with the consent of the person concerned to any third party without the prior consent of the person concerned. In addition, the Company will appropriately respond to requests for disclosure, correction, addition, deletion of personal information, or the notification of the purpose of use at the requests of the person concerned in accordance with laws and regulations, and the Company will properly respond to opinions and consultations.

3. Change of purpose of use of personal information

In principle, the Company will not change the purpose of use specified in the preceding paragraph, except in cases where the prior consent of the person concerned has been obtained in advance. However, this does not apply to the case where the Company makes a change after publicly disclosing the purpose of use after the change, to the extent that it is reasonably deemed to have considerable relevance to the original purpose of use.

4. Provision of personal information to third parties

The Company will never provide personal information provided to the Company to any third parties. When providing all or part of personal information to a third party, the Company will provide personal information only when the consent of the person concerned has been obtained, and the Company will thoroughly examine the eligibility of such third party and perform necessary and appropriate supervision of such third party so that security management of personal information provided be effected.

5. Improvement/review of handling of personal information

The Company will conduct inspections of the handling of personal information, management system and efforts, and will continuously improve and review them.

Joint use of personal information

The Company may jointly use personal information as follows:

Party to jointly use personal information Group companies and affiliated companies of the Company
See here for more information.
Purpose of joint use (1) To develop new services and products
(2) To convey and hand over inquiries to the company in charge
(3) To perform transactions with customers properly and smoothly
Items of personal information to be jointly used Names, furigana, company names/group names, telephone numbers, email addresses, subjects of inquiries, details of inquiries
Person responsible for management of personal information OIKE & Co., Ltd.
Hitoshi Oike, President

6. Disclosure, correction, suspension of use and deletion of personal information

If the Company receives a request from the person concerned for disclosure, correction, suspension of use, deletion, etc. of the personal information held by us, the Company will properly respond to such request in accordance with the procedures prescribed by the Company.
The Company will respond to such request individually. For specific measures, please contact the contact person in charge described in the following paragraph.

7. Contact point for complaints and consultations

The Company will establish a contact point for complaints and consultations regarding the handling of personal information as follows.

[OIKE & Co., Ltd]
8-1, Kamitoba Minamitonomoto-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto, 601-8123
Tel: +81-75-748-6531
Person in charge of handling personal information

8. About Secure Socket Layer (SSL)

Our website supports SSL and encrypts the communication between the web browser and the web server. Personal information such as name, telephone number, and email address entered by the User is automatically encrypted.

9. About cookies

Cookies are data sent from a web server to a web browser. The web server can identify the computer of the user by referring to the cookie, enabling the user to use our website efficiently. The files sent by our website as cookies do not contain personally identifiable information.
You can disable cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your web browser.

10. Copyright/portrait rights

The text, images, and all content on our website are protected by copyright, portrait rights, etc. Unauthorized use or diversion is prohibited.

*Revised April 1, 2022