Recognizing the importance of the rights and interests of its customers, business partners, employees and other concerned parties (hereinafter “Concerned Parties”), NIPPON STEEL TRADING (hereinafter the “Company”) has established the following basic policy for the appropriate protection and handling of the personal information of Concerned Parties.
1. Compliance with Laws and Standards
The Company shall observe privacy laws, respect social norms and follow internal Company rules in the handling of personal information
2. Management of Personal Information
The Company shall maintain a personal information administrator to ensure appropriate management of personal information according to this policy and to familiarize Company officers and employees with proper protocols. The Company shall periodically review and improve on such efforts.
3. Acquisition of Personal Information
The Company shall acquire personal information by appropriate means and handle such information according to the purposes of use disclosed or announced to Concerned Parties.
4. Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties
The Company shall not provide personal information to any third party without the prior consent of Concerned Parties, except as required by laws regarding the protection of personal information. When entrusting the handling of personal information to a third party, the Company shall obligate such third party by contract to maintain the same level of personal information management standards as the Company, and shall stringently monitor such personal information management.
5. Implementation of Safety Measures
To prevent leakage of personal information, the Company shall work to ensure and enhance security and implement other safety control measures.
6. Response to Disclosure Requests
The Company shall follow its prescribed procedures to accommodate without delay any request from Concerned Parties regarding the disclosure, correction, cessation of use, deletion or other handling of personal information.
The above policy also applies to the Company’s website, and the Company will protect any personal information obtained from Concerned Parties. However, the policy applies to no other websites other than those of the Company. Please verify the privacy policies of any other websites you visit, as the Company assumes no responsibility regarding personal information at any websites linked from the Company’s website.