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Personal Information Protection Policy


The mission of DISCO Corporation and group companies (hereafter, "DISCO") is " to bring the benefits of leading-edge science to everyday lives by developing and applying the most advanced Kiru, Kezuru and Migaku technologies." To this end, DISCO designs, manufactures, and sells precision cutting, grinding and polishing machines, precision diamond abrasive tools, precision electronic components, and related computer systems, and provides related services (hereafter "Activities").
In performing its Activities, DISCO makes use of the names, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, street addresses, etc., of customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders (hereafter, "Personal Information"). That those who provide such Personal Information (hereafter "Information Providers") may do so without fear of misuse, DISCO has formulated this policy for the handling, management, and protection of Personal Information.
Established: March 31, 2005
Revised: April 1, 2009
Takao Tamura
Chief Privacy Officer (CPO)
Executive Director, Member of the Board
DISCO Corporation
Compliance with the Law and Constant Improvement of Information Management
DISCO complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to the protection of personal information and is committed to the continuous improvement of its procedures for handling, managing, and protecting it.
Handling and Management: General Guidelines
1. DISCO establishes internal rules for handling Personal Information and makes known to its executives and all employees the proper procedures for handling, managing, and protecting it.
2. DISCO specifies clear purposes for using Personal Information and does not use it beyond the scope of these purposes without the permission of Information Providers (see "Purposes of Use" below).
3. DISCO establishes internal controls, including information security controls, to protect Personal Information from unauthorized accessing, unauthorized divulging, improper alteration, misplacement or loss, etc.
4. DISCO does not communicate Personal Information to third parties without the permission of Information Providers, except as directed by law or as necessary in subcontracting (see next number) or sharing of information with the group companies (see "Sharing Information with Group Companies" below).
5. DISCO supplies Personal Information to subcontractors only within the scope of specified purposes of use. In doing so, DISCO confirms that Personal Information is being managed properly by those to whom it is conveyed.
Purposes of Use
DISCO employs Personal Information only for the sake of its Activities and within the scope of the following purposes.
Category of Information Provider Purpose of Use
Customers and Suppliers
- To provide such services as sales, applications research, maintenance, training, etc.
- To introduce and sell products, technologies, and services
- To perform research regarding products, technologies, and services
- To purchase materials, parts, labor, etc.
- To receive such support services as relate to recruiting , legal affairs, etc.
- To perform tasks related to the above, or to communicate regarding them
Stockholders
- To communicate regarding general meetings, dividends, and other matters of importance to stockholders
- To perform stockholder information management tasks, exercise rights, and perform duties as required or permitted by the Commercial Code, the Securities and Exchange Law, etc.
IR/Media Professionals To communicate regarding investor relations or provide other pertinent information about DISCO
Applicants for Employment To perform tasks related to hiring and internships and communicate regarding them
Other Persons
Requesting Information
To communicate regarding inquiries, requests, comments, etc.
Sharing Information with Group Companies
Based on location or content of inquires or transactions, DISCO shares some Personal Information within DISCO Group companies as necessary to perform its Activities effectively throughout the world, keeping with specified purposes of use.
Shared Information Name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, position (company, department, etc.), title, record of transactions and communication
Group Companies - Group companies within Japan
- Group companies overseas
Purposes of Use
- To provide such services as sales, applications research, maintenance, training, etc.
- To introduce and sell products, technologies, and services
- To perform research regarding products, technologies, and services
- To purchase materials, parts, labor, etc.
- To perform tasks related to the above, or to communicate regarding them
- To communicate regarding, inquiries, requests, comments, etc.
Responsible for Information Sharing DISCO Corporation
Access Log
To maintain this website and gather statistical data on usage of it, an access log records the following user data: domain name, IP address, browser type, and access date and time. Excepting those cases in which the cause of a site malfunction must be traced, this data is in no way gathered or recorded so as to be traced to any particular user.
For Further Information
Those interested in the status of their Personal Information (correctness, etc.) or who would like to request that DISCO correct or stop using it may communicate with DISCO via the information provided below. While complying with all applicable laws and regulations, DISCO will attempt to fulfill each request in as timely a manner as possible. As it may be necessary to verify for security purposes the identity of those making requests, cooperation is requested in advance. Other inquiries regarding this policy are also welcome.
Inquiries
Internet Please click here.
Telephone
(Welcome between 10:00 a.m. and 17:00 p.m.,
excluding weekends and holidays)
Recruiting Group
Phone: 0120-314-130
Legal Department
Phone: 03-4590-1092
DISCO will continue to revise this policy and internal controls in response to changes in the law, regulations, government guidelines, and societal trends related to the protection and management of personal information.
Personal Information Protection Policy
User Agreement
Use of the DISCO Corporate Name
Guarantee policy for customer using DISCO Products
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