Privacy Policy

Guidelines regarding the handling of personal information

1.  Standard Policy

Ryobi Holdings Co., Ltd. (hereinafter called “the company”. ) will comply with the law as well as company regulations regarding personal information (meaning information about an individual, or any item that identifies an individual).  Moreover, the collection and use of personal information will be handled in an appropriate manner, and shall be managed and kept up-to-date in a secure condition. When necessary, the information will be disposed of in an appropriate manner.

2.  Organizational Activities

The following actions will be taken in order to make the Standard Policy concrete. The company will comply with laws and regulations related to personal information. In addition to establishing in-company regulations regarding the handling of personal information, systems and necessary rules for each task/job shall be formulated and obeyed. In order to ascertain whether personal information is being handled appropriately, periodic checks will be carried out; in the event that problems are detected, appropriate guidance for improvement will be given.  For the purpose of achieving the goals of in-company regulations, we request the cooperation of companies and individuals with which our group of companies has transactions.This basic policy will be posted on websites maintained by the company for perusal at any time.

3.  The Handling of Personal Information

Regarding the handling of personal information, all efforts will be taken to enact the following principles:

a.  Establishment of In-Company Systems

The company will make all efforts to protect customers’ personal information by assigning administrators to overlook the handling systems as well as each task regarding information use, and to ensure that appropriate management of information is maintained.

b.  Collection of Personal Information

When collecting personal information, and when the sharing of said personal information is anticipated in advance, that purpose, range of sharing, etc. shall be made clear and shall be carried out within an appropriate range.

c.  The Use, Sharing, and Entrusting of Personal Information

When personal information is used, the importance of the protection of personal information shall be strongly stressed, and will be limited to intended use. Further, in the case that the company shares information in our possession in full or in part to a third party, or in the case that the information is entrusted to a third party for disposal, the selection of receiving party shall be taken into consideration and the company shall make every effort to ensure that the same proper handling as the company shall be carried out via supervision as necessary.

d.  Appropriate Management of Personal Information

Regarding proper management of personal information, the necessary systems such as in-company regulations and rules, etc. shall be established, and safety measures shall be enacted.

e.  Rights of the Individual

The rights of the individual regarding personal information shall be respected. When disclosure,  correction, or deletion of an individual’s information is requested, the request shall be handled in a reasonable amount of time and within a reasonable range.

f. Compliance to Law and Industry Guidelines

The company complies with laws and regulations which apply to the protection of personal information.

g.  Continuous Improvement in the handling of personal information

Regarding the handling of personal information, we strive to continuously  improve.

h.  Inquiries

Ryobi Management Support Company    Soumu Head Office, General Affairs

700-8518 Okayama City, Kita-ku, Nishiki-cho 6-1

Tel: 086-232-2122

E-mail: soumu01@ryobi-holdings.jp