Privacy policy

Privacy policy (personal information protection policy)

We recognize the importance of personal information protection and make efforts to protect personal information in accordance with the following policies:

1. Acquisition of personal information

We obtain personal information by lawful and fair means.

2. Use of personal information

  1. We use personal information within the purposes of use notified or shown at acquisition of the information and to the extent necessary for the conduct of our business. (Purposes of use of personal information)
  2. If we use personal information jointly with a third party or delegates handling of personal information to a third party, we will appropriately supervise such third party by entering into an agreement concerning handling of personal information with the third party or by other means.

3. Provision of personal information to third parties

Unless otherwise prescribed by applicable laws or regulations, we will not provide any personal information to third parties without a prior consent of the person who can be identified by the personal information.

4. Management of personal information

  1. We appoint managers in charge of personal information and make efforts to safely manage personal information.
  2. We take appropriate information security measures against unauthorized access and computer viruses in order to prevent loss, destruction, falsification, and leak of personal information.

5. Disclosure, correction, deletion, addition, suspension of use, and elimination of personal information

We confirm that persons who can be identified by personal information are entitled to request disclosure, correction, deletion, addition, suspension of use, and elimination of their own personal information, and will promptly respond to such request made by the respective persons within the reasonable extent pursuant to the applicable laws and regulations.

Established on April 1, 2005
Kurabo Industries Ltd.
Hiroshi Niwa, President and Director

Purposes of use of personal information

1. Use of personal information at our company

We obtain personal information concerning customers and staff of business partners (hereinafter, “personal information”) as required for the conduct of our business and use such personal information in the following business sectors for the following purposes.

  1. Business sectors
    • Textile business
    • Chemical products business
    • Advanced Technology business (Engineering field, Electronics field, Biomedical field)
    • Real estate business
    • Human resources business
  2. Purposes
    • Manufacturing and sales of products, and offering of products and services
    • Shipment of products, repair, inspection and maintenance of products, and offering of after-sales services
    • Development and improvement of products and services
    • Notice of new products and services and other relevant information
    • Notice of exhibitions, and implementation of market research or questionnaires
    • Business activities in connection with any of the matters mentioned above

2. Joint use with our group companies

We may conduct transactions or after-sales services or other business activities of our company jointly with our group companies (including domestic affiliates and foreign affiliates). In such cases, we may use personal information jointly with our group companies within our purposes of use.

  1. Personal information items that may be jointly used
    Name, address, telephone number, facsimile number, e-mail address, position (such as name of company/association, department and title), information concerning transactions with us (such as details of transactions, and record of orders and maintenance services), and information concerning details of inquiries made to us (such as details of requests for estimate for products, requests for catalogues, and demands for improvement)
  2. Entity responsible for management of personal information
    Kurabo Industries Ltd.

Provision of personal information to third parties

We may offer any personal information to third parties in the following cases:

  • When the person who can be identified by the personal information has consented in advance to providing their personal information to third parties;
  • When we delegate part of our business activities to our group companies, agencies, contractors, or other third parties for smooth conduct of the activities and use personal information jointly with such parties;
  • When part of our business is succeeded by another company as a result of corporate separation, business transfer, or other similar event;
  • When providing personal information is necessary for protection of human lives or properties, and acquisition of consent from the person who can be identified by the personal information is difficult;
  • When we need to cooperate with national governments, local authorities, or other public agency in the conduct of public affairs, and acquisition of consent from the person who can be identified by the personal information may affect the conduct of the affairs; or
  • When we are requested to offer personal information pursuant to laws or regulations in any case other than those set forth in the preceding items.

Requests and inquiries concerning personal information

1. Procedures for reception

Requests and inquiries concerning personal information are received in accordance with the prescribed procedures at the inquiry desks set forth below. Requests or inquiries made not in accordance with the prescribed procedures may not be received. Personal information provided by you in these procedures will be used only for response to your request or inquiry.

2. Procedures for request for disclosure, notice of the purposes of use, correction, suspension of use, or other treatment

Procedures for request for disclosure, notice of the purposes of use, correction, deletion, addition, suspension of use, elimination, refusal of offering to third parties (hereinafter, “disclosure, etc.”), with respect to personal information are set forth as follows.

  1. Application form
    Please fill out either of the following application forms, affix your seal to the form, and send it to us by post. (Our postal address is described in (5) below.)
  2. Identity verification documents
    Please attach documents for identity verification, which are set forth in 3. below to the application form.
    Note: Please black out information of registered domicile if described in the documents.
  3. Notice from our company
    Our notice based on your request for disclosure, etc. will be sent to your address described in your identity verification document by registered and restricted delivery mail.
  4. Charges for request for disclosure or notice of the purposes of use
    With respect to your request for disclosure of personal information or notice of the purposes of use of personal information, we will charge 1,000 yen per request. Please attach a fixed amount money order for 1,000 yen to the application form. Charges for the money order should be borne by the applicant.
  5. Mailing address for application forms, etc.
    Personal Information Inquiry Desk, General Administration Department, Kurabo Industries Ltd.
    2-4-31 Kyutaro-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-8581, Japan

3. Method for confirmation of the person who can be identified by personal information or his/her agent

We will confirm whether the requesting person is the person who can be identified by the personal information requested or his/her agent by the following method if we receive a request for disclosure, etc. of personal information and other cases where we deem such confirmation necessary.

  1. When procedures are made by the applicant for himself/herself
    • Any of the following documents by which the name and address of the applicant can be confirmed
      Photocopy of a driver’s license
      Photocopy of a passport
      Photocopy of a health insurance card
      Seal registration certificate (of the seal affixed to the application form, etc.)
  2. When procedures are made by an agent
    • Any of the following documents that certify the right of representation
      Proxy (attached with a seal registration certificate of the seal affixed to the proxy) (in case of an appointed agent)
      Copy of family register (in case of a person with parental authority over a minor)
      Certificate of registered items (in case of a statutory agent for a ward)
    • Document mentioned in (1) above with respect to the agent

4. Inquiry desks

Inquiries other than requests for disclosure, etc. or complaints are received at the following inquiry desks.

For persons who have transactions in our textile business: Business Administration Department, Textile Business Division
Tel. +81-6-6266-5181
For persons who have transactions in our chemical products business: Chemical Products Administration Department, Chemical Products Division
Tel. +81-6-6266-5675
For persons who have transactions in our advanced technology business: For persons who have transactions in our electronics business:
Business Administration Department, Advanced Technology Division
Tel. +81-6-6266-5674
For persons who have transactions in our engineering business:
Engineering Department, Advanced Technology Division
Tel. +81-72-820-7512
For persons who have transactions in our biomedical business:
Biomedical Department, Advanced Technology Division
Tel. +81-72-820-3079
For persons who have transactions in our real estate business: Real Estate Division
Tel. +81-6-6266-5173
For persons who have transactions in our human resources business: Human Resources Department
Tel. +81-6-6266-5226
For persons not falling under any of the above: General Administration Department
Tel. +81-6-6266-5111

Postal mailing address (common)
Personal Information Inquiry Desk,
Kurabo Industries Ltd.
2-4-31 Kyutaro-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-8581, Japan

Note: We may revise the descriptions set forth above. In such case, we will notify you of all the revisions on this page.

Handling of cookies on our website
(cookie policy)

This cookie policy (hereinafter, “Cookie Policy”) has been adopted by Kurabo Industries Ltd. (hereinafter, “Kurabo”) and applies to all websites that Kurabo maintains and has made available for access (hereinafter, “websites”).
Users of these websites (hereinafter, “users”) should first carefully read this Cookie Policy.
Any user who does not agree with this Cookie Policy is asked to either disable cookies or to refrain from using these Websites. Therefore, any user who views these websites while cookies are enabled is considered to have consented to Kurabo’s collection and use of cookie data according to the terms of this Cookie Policy. Please be aware that disabling cookies may prevent users from being able to fully access or utilize these websites.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on a user’s computer or mobile phone when the user accesses these websites. Cookies are widely used to help websites function as well as to function more efficiently. Cookies help Kurabo websites to identify a user’s device and recall information related to that user’s visit (e.g., language, font size and other user preferences).

2. What are cookies used for?

Kurabo does not use cookies to personally identify or track users. Instead, Kurabo uses cookies to facilitate website navigation and functioning so that users are provided with a seamless experience that accords with their preferences.

3. What types of cookies are used?

Kurabo uses session cookies and persistent cookies with its websites. A session cookie is a cookie that is stored temporarily on the user’s device while he or she is viewing the websites and is deleted upon leaving the websites. In contrast, a persistent cookie is a cookie that remains on the user’s device even after he or she has left the websites. It is either automatically deleted after a predetermined expiry period, or it persists until the user deletes it manually. Predetermined expiry periods vary for each cookie.
In addition, third-party cookie data is also collected by the websites. Third-party cookies are cookies that third parties, rather than Kurabo, store on the devices of users who visit the websites. For more information about third-party cookies and how to opt out of accepting them, please read the privacy policy and other relevant information provided by the third parties using the third-party cookie data.

Kurabo also utilizes the following tools to measure and analyze usage of its websites. The data collected via cookies is used help improve the websites as well as to compile comprehensive statistical data about how visitors are interacting with them. Please be aware, therefore, that Kurabo uses analysis tools that collect data from users about their usage of these websites.

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Turning off Google Analytics

4. How do you disable cookies?

Users can change their browser settings to disable all cookies. Please be aware, however, that disabling cookies may prevent users from being able to fully access or utilize these websites, as some functions, features, or services may not work properly.
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