Privacy Policy

  1. Regarding Privacy Policy

  • As part of efforts to ensure that users are able to avail of our services with a sense of security, Tamura Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”) and its affiliates (hereinafter referred to as "group companies") shall reasonably use information provided by the user for identification purposes, including user name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and other information (hereinafter referred to as "personal information"), and by doing so, take appropriate measures to protect personal information, as follows:

1. The user shall provide/register with the Company and group companies personal information on a voluntary basis. The user may avail of most of the services on this website without providing personal information; however, please understand that some services are available only to users who have provided personal information to the Company and group companies.

2. In the case that personal information is acquired from the user in writing, the Company and group companies shall expressly state the purpose of use every time they do so, unless the purpose of use is apparent. The Company and group companies shall use personal information acquired directly or indirectly or already in possession within the scope of the following purposes:
  1. To send new product information via e-mail upon receipt of request
  2. To send a reply to a product inquiry
  3. To send out invitations to exhibitions and/or industry events held by the Company and group companies, manage visitor entrance and exit, and send documents requested at the exhibition site
  4. To grasp access information statistically
  5. To recruit human resources or contact retired employees
  6. To contact stockholders and for other business management purposes

Personal information may be used in connection with order receipt processing as well as other regular business operations and business communications.

3. Our company and group companies may jointly use personal information provided by customers.
  1. Objective of joint use
    To provide information on products and services
  2. Information for joint use
    Name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, company name, name of department, position, and other information provided, which are in the possession of our company and group companies
  3. Scope of entities for joint use
    Tamura Corporation, its group companies, and Novel Crystal Technology, Inc.
    Please refer to Global Network for the list of its group companies included in the joint use.
  4. Entity responsible for personal information management
    Tamura Corporation
4. Except for the cases stated below, the Company and group companies shall not disclose personal information to any third party without prior agreement from the user.
  1. When the Company and group companies commission part of their operations to a third party in order to implement the above purposes of use (As regards the third party, measures shall be taken to carefully manage and prohibit use of personal information for any purpose other than that stipulated in the contract.)
  2. When the Company and group companies are required to cooperate with the national government or municipal bodies and/or organizations or their consignees in the performance of tasks and/or services as stipulated by law
  3. When the Company and group companies are required to protect human life, avoid injury, or protect assets and it is difficult to obtain user’s consent
5. Users who wish to inquire about or delete their personal information may use  the inquiry form on this website, and the Company and group companies shall appropriately handle the inquiry.

6. The Company and group companies shall, from technological and management perspectives, take reasonable and appropriate protective measures to prevent illegal access to, or loss, falsification, and leakage of personal information, and to securely store it. The Company and group companies shall also maintain personal information for the period deemed appropriate and necessary.

7. The Company and group companies shall not only strictly comply with laws and regulations as well as other relevant rules to protect personal information but also continuously improve management system for the protection of personal information in accordance with changes in the social environment.

About Cookies

Some Web pages on the Company's and the group companies' websites use a technology called "cookie" to make website use even more convenient for customers. By using cookies, we obtain the number of website users and information on website access statistically, provide information and handle inquiries about the Company's and the group companies' products, services, events, etc., and distribute suitable advertisements to customers.
Cookie is a technology adopted by many websites; it enables the Web server to identify the user’s computer for efficient operation of the Internet. Some browsers provide a way to turn off the cookie functionality if the user chooses not to have information collected by the cookie. However, in this case, the user may be denied access to some of the services offered by this website.