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Privacy Policy

Fukuda Metal Foil & Powder Co., Ltd.

To ensure personal information is handled appropriately, FUKUDA has established the following basic policy for implementation throughout the FUKUDA organization.

1. Business Name

Fukuda Metal Foil & Powder Co., Ltd.

2. Gathering and Using Personal Information

FUKUDA shall use appropriate means to gather personal information for the purposes specified in Purposes for Using Personal Information below, as applicable within the scope of FUKUDA business operations, and shall only use the personal information to the extent necessary for achieving the intended purpose of use. FUKUDA shall not use personal information for other purposes, without the agreement of the corresponding individual.

3. Compliance with Relevant Laws, Regulations, Guidelines, Etc.

FUKUDA shall comply with the Japanese Act on the Protection of Personal Information and other relevant Japanese ministerial government ordinances, guidelines, and so on.

4. Safety Management Policies

FUKUDA has specified Regulation for Handling Personal Information to specify measures for safely managing personal data.

5. Consigning Personal Information to Third Parties

In some cases, FUKUDA may consign the handling of personal information to third parties. In such cases, FUKUDA shall supervise the consignee as necessary and appropriate, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

6. Shared Use of Personal Information

In some cases, FUKUDA may use personal data jointly with a third party, as specified below.

(1) Information About Trading Partners (Customers, Suppliers, and Outsourcing Companies)

  • Types of Shared Personal Data
    Name, sex, employer name, employer address, department affiliation, telephone number, email address, and other data required for accomplishing the intended purpose of using personal data indicated below.

  • Scope of Parties Using Personal Data
    FUKUDA and FUKUDA subsidiaries, and companies affiliated with FUKUDA (all within Japan only).

  • Purpose of Using Personal Information
    Contacting and providing information about trading partners and building smooth relationships.

  • Party Responsible for Managing Applicable Personal Data
    Fukuda Metal Foil & Powder Co., Ltd.

(2) Information About Directors, Employees (including their families), and Former Employees

① Information Shared with Affiliated Companies
  • Types of Shared Personal Data
    Name, address, sex, birth date, telephone number, email address, employee number, department affiliation, photographs, and other data required for accomplishing the intended purpose of using personal data indicated below.

  • Scope of Parties Using Personal Data
    FUKUDA and FUKUDA subsidiaries, and companies affiliated with FUKUDA

  • Purpose of Using Personal Information

    • Contacting them for administrative purposes or to provide information
    • Managing information about human resource management, personnel development, welfare benefits, public safety and health (including healthcare), loaned company vehicles, and so on
    • Administering salary, severance, or pension payments, and processing taxes and social security payments
    • Administering or communicating business trips or job reassignments
    • Communicating and providing information to labor unions, employee stock ownership organization, health insurance associations, health insurance societies, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, and so on
    • Executing various other administrative processes for employment management and administration and providing corresponding information to government agencies, financial institutions, trading partners, or other third parties
  • Party Responsible for Managing Applicable Personal Data
    Fukuda Metal Foil & Powder Co., Ltd.

②Information Shared with Labor Unions
  • Types of Shared Personal Data
    Name, address, sex, birth date, age, telephone number, email address, employee number, employee classification, department affiliation, employment start date, work history, job transfer information, retirement/leave-of-absence information, union dues, union reserves, Labour Banks contract information, information submitted to National Federation of Workers and Consumers Insurance Cooperatives, labor union deduction information, part-time employment information, working hours history, congratulation or condolence allowance information, or any other data required for accomplishing the intended purpose of using personal data indicated below.

  • Scope of Parties Using Personal Data
    FUKUDA and the Fukuda Metal Foil & Powder Labor Union

  • Purpose of Using Personal Information

    • Reporting on content of labor-management meetings, announcing special events, activities, or other information, etc.
    • Using personal information as basic data for labor-management meetings about wages and working conditions or for various meetings based on labor-management agreements.
    • Responding appropriately to disasters or other emergencies (including health issues, such as sudden illnesses).
    • Deducting amounts from paychecks, such as for union dues, contributions to union reserves, or other amounts, such as for Labour Banks or National Federation of Workers and Consumers Insurance Cooperatives.
    • Processing benefits to employees or families for congratulation or condolence allowances, welfare, insurance, or mutual-aid organizations.
  • Party Responsible for Managing Applicable Personal Data
    Fukuda Metal Foil & Powder Co., Ltd.
    Fukuda Metal Foil & Powder Labor Union

7. Providing Personal Information to Third Parties

FUKUDA shall not provide personal data to third parties, other than outsourcing companies or others sharing use of the information, without the consent of the individual or unless legally permitted to do so.

8. Disclosing, Correcting, or Discontinuing Use of Retained Personal Data

If an individual or representative requests that FUKUDA disclose, correct, or discontinue use of, for example (herein collectively referred to as "disclosure or other requests"), applicable personal data retained by FUKUDA, FUKUDA shall comply appropriately with such request after appropriate confirmation of the individual's identity and based on applicable laws and regulations.

9. Changing the Privacy Policy

FUKUDA may change this privacy policy whenever necessary. Any changes shall be disclosed in a reasonable manner.

10. Contact Point for Questions or Other Matters

Use the following to contact FUKUDA about questions, complaints, disclosure or other requests regarding personal data retained by FUKUDA.

Purposes for Using Personal Information

1. Personal Information About Directors, Employees, and Others at Trading Partners

  • Communicating about transactions, sales negotiations, etc.
  • Providing various information, such as about products offered by FUKUDA, FUKUDA subsidiaries, or companies affiliated with FUKUDA
  • Building smooth relationships
  • Executing agreements (supplying products, etc.)
  • Managing trading partner information and processing payments and revenues
  • Managing credit based on laws or agreements
  • Providing notification or disclosing information for transactions
  • Providing information required for executing transactions or other such purposes

2. Personal Information About Shareholders

  • Executing rights and obligations based on corporate law
  • Providing various benefits from FUKUDA for the position of shareholders
  • Implementing various policies for promoting a smooth relationship between shareholders and FUKUDA
  • Managing shareholders, such as creating shareholder data based on standards specified by various laws and regulations
  • Providing shareholder information to banks, securities companies, or others contracted to administer stocks, within the scope required for achieving the purposes indicated above

3. Personal Information About Public Employees or Other Government Personnel

  • Providing information necessary for administrative purposes, such as communications, reports, and inquiries

4. Personal Information About Job Applicants

  • Considering and deciding whether or not to hire applicants and providing/communicating corresponding information
  • Managing employment processes

5. Personal Information Provided via the FUKUDA Website

  • Responding to the inquiries
  • Sending requested documents or other materials
  • Performing other processes required for accommodating other requests

6. Personal Information Provided for Disclosure or Other Requests Regarding Retained Personal Data

  • Responding to requests

7. Personal Information About FUKUDA Directors, Employees (Including Their Families), and Former Employees

  • Contacting them for administrative purposes or to provide information
  • Managing information about human resource management, personnel development, welfare benefits, public safety and health (including healthcare), loaned company vehicles, and so on
  • Administering salary, severance, or pension payments, and processing taxes and social security payments
  • Administering or communicating business trips or job reassignments
  • Communicating and providing information to labor unions, employee stock ownership organization, health insurance associations, health insurance societies, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, and so on
  • Executing various other administrative processes for employment management and administration and providing corresponding information to government agencies, financial institutions, trading partners, or other third parties

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