The following stipulations have been established pertaining to the handling of Personal Information in the possession of MSS Forum.
The term "Personal Information" shall mean information about a living individual which can identify the specific individual by name, date of birth or other description contained in such information including such information as will allow easy reference to other information and will thereby enable the identification of the specific individual.
1. Basic Policy Pertaining to the Handling of Personal Information
Personal Information is handled appropriately based upon Japan’s Personal Information Protection Law and related laws and ordinances, and the guidelines and policies determined by Japanese government ministries pertaining to these said laws and ordinances.
2. Collection of Personal Information
From time to time, we may collect your Personal Information. These information shall only be collected within a reasonable scope for the purposes previously identified
3. Use of Personal Information
Your Personal Information shall not be used for any other purposes without your prior written consent.
4. Disclosure to Third Parties
Your Personal Information shall not be disclosed to any third partyat any time without your prior written consent, except as otherwise permitted or required by law.
5. Third Party Contractor
In the event that your Personal Information is provided to an external contractor in order to fulfill the purpose, we shall ensure the external contractor has proper systems in place to protect the privacy of such information.
6. Information Security
In order to protect your Personal Information from misuse, loss, and from unauthorized access, we continue to strengthen data security.
7. Disclosure of Personal Information,
Your Personal Information shall never be disclosed to any third party unless otherwise stated as follows;
・If it is required by laws and regulations, legal process, litigation, and/or requests from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence
・If it is deemed to be appropriate to communicate directly with our strategic partners
・If it is necessary to share the information with our strategic partners
・If you authorize to do so
・If we determine that for purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate
We may ask you to go through our identity verification process if you request the retained personal information to be amended or disclosed, and it shall be dealt reasonably.
8. Continuous Improvement