In Sumitomo Chemical's opinion, it is imperative in accordance with our compliance system to protect the personal information of our clients. The following are our policies with regard to your personal information provided on this web site of Sumitomo Chemical. Your understanding is appreciated.
Supply of Personal Information
For the purpose of responding to your inquiry, we may request such personal information as your name and contact information throughout this web site. Please understand that you have the sole option to disclose such information.
Use of Personal Information
Our purpose for asking for personal information is explained on the page where you provide your personal data. We never use such information for any other purposes.
Management of Personal Information
In order to safely handle your personal information, we make efforts to maintain and improve the level of our information security. We manage your information strictly avoiding its disclosure to any third party without your permission. However, we may disclose your information in case we have a good reason including, but not limited to, the following.
(1) We may contract with an outsourcer with regard to operation of this web site or a job pertaining to the use/management of your personal information. In this case, we strictly supervise and manage their handling of your personal information.
(2) Depending on your inquiry or requested service, we may disclose your information to a third party only to the necessary extent on condition that we obtain your prior consent to such disclosure based on the reason described in this site or other places.
(3) In case any emergency arises, to protect human life or human rights or in case cooperation is requested by a public agency like the judicial branch or police based on its relevant law or ordinance, we may disclose your information in accordance with such law or ordinance without obtaining your prior consent to the disclosure.
Remarks on Possible Leakage of Personal Information due to Characteristic Feature of Internet
Please understand that there is a risk of disclosure of information to a third party for reasons attributable to the nature of the Internet/e-mail in regard to sending or receiving information.
This web site has links. When using or following a link, please confirm separately how your information should be handled on the other side of the link.
Collection of Access Information
We may collect such information as the IP address that is used by your computer or access status or access conditions. We intend to use such information for the sake of prevention of improper access, determination of mechanical reasons for server problems, safe and smooth operation or maintenance of this web site, and other service improvement purposes. We will never use or disclose such information in direct association with your personal information.
Inquiry/Request on Your Personal Information
Rules for Kids under Age 13
If you are under 13, you should ask your parents or a guardian before you provide us with your personal information.