Privacy Policy & EU GDPR

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Privacy Policy

International Career Support Association, a non-profit general incorporated association (hereinafter referred to as "the Association") (hereinafter referred to as the "Company") recognizes the importance of protecting customers' personal information and complies with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (hereinafter referred to as the "Personal Information Protection Act"). In addition to complying with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (hereinafter referred to as the "Personal Information Protection Act"), we will comply with the following privacy policy (hereinafter referred to as the "Privacy Policy") and handle and protect personal information appropriately. (hereinafter referred to as "this Privacy Policy"), and will endeavor to handle and protect such information appropriately.

Article 1 Definition of Personal Information
For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, personal information shall mean personal information as defined in Article 2, Paragraph 1 of the Personal Information Protection Law.

Article 2 Purpose of use of personal information
We use your personal information for the following purposes.

To provide our services.

To provide information about our services and to respond to inquiries.

To provide information about our products and services.

To respond to violations of our rules and policies regarding our services (hereinafter referred to as "rules"). To respond to violations of our rules and policies regarding our services.

To notify you of any changes to the terms and conditions of this service.

To help us improve our services and develop new services.

To create statistical data related to our services in a form that does not identify individuals.

To allow other users to search and browse our website.

For other purposes incidental to the above purposes of use.

Article 3 Change of purpose of use of personal information
Our company may change the purpose of use of personal information to the extent that it is reasonably recognized to be relevant.

Article 4 Limitation of use of personal information
We will not use personal information beyond the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use without the consent of the customer, except in cases permitted by the Personal Information Protection Law and other laws and regulations. However, this does not apply to the following cases

When required by law

When it is necessary to protect the life, body, or property of an individual and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the customer.

When it is particularly necessary to improve public health or promote the sound growth of children, and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the customer.

When it is necessary to cooperate with a national agency, a local government, or a person or organization entrusted by either of the foregoing in executing affairs prescribed by laws and regulations, and obtaining the consent of the customer is likely to impede the execution of such affairs.

Article 5 Proper Acquisition of Personal Information
The Company will acquire personal information in an appropriate manner and will not acquire such information through deception or other wrongful means.

Article 6 Safety management of personal information
We supervise our employees to ensure that personal information is not lost, destroyed, altered or leaked. In the event that the Company entrusts all or part of the handling of personal information to a third party, the Company will exercise necessary and appropriate supervision over the third party to ensure the safe management of personal information.

Article 7 Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties
We will not provide personal information to any third party without prior consent of the customer, except in cases where disclosure is permitted under the Personal Information Protection Law or other laws and regulations. However, the following cases do not fall under the category of providing personal information to third parties as specified above.

When we entrust the handling of personal information in whole or in part to a third party within the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use.

When personal information is provided as a result of succession of business due to merger or other reasons.

Article 8 Disclosure of Personal Information
When we receive a request from a customer to disclose personal information in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Law, we will disclose the information to the customer without delay after confirming that the request is made by the customer himself/herself (if the personal information does not exist, we will notify the customer to that effect). (If the personal information in question does not exist, we will notify the customer to that effect. However, this shall not apply in cases where the Company is not obligated to disclose such information under the Personal Information Protection Law or other laws and regulations.

Article 9 Correction of Personal Information
If a customer requests us to correct, add, or delete (hereinafter referred to as "correct") personal information because it is not true, we will do so in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Law. (If the Company decides not to make the correction, etc., it will notify the customer to that effect. (If we decide not to make the correction, we will notify the customer to that effect.) (2) The Company shall not disclose personal information to third parties. (If the Company decides not to make the correction, etc., the Company shall notify the customer to that effect.) However, this shall not apply in cases where the Company is not obligated to make the correction, etc., under the Personal Information Protection Law or other laws and regulations.

Article 10 Suspension of Use of Personal Information
In accordance with the provisions of the Personal Information Protection Law, the Association may request the customer to stop using or delete (hereinafter referred to as "stop using") the customer's personal information on the grounds that the information is being used for purposes other than those announced in advance or that the information was obtained through deception or other wrongful means.    In the event that the Company is requested to cease using or delete personal information (hereinafter referred to as "cease of use, etc.") in accordance with the provisions of the Personal Information Protection Law, or to cease providing personal information (hereinafter referred to as "cease of provision") in accordance with the provisions of the Personal Information Protection Law, on the grounds that personal information has been provided to a third party without the consent of the customer. If it is found that there is a reason for the request, the Company will stop using, etc. or stop providing the personal information without delay after confirming that the request is made by the customer himself/herself, and notify the customer to that effect. However, this shall not apply in cases where the Company is not obligated to suspend use, etc. or cease provision of personal information under the Personal Information Protection Law or other laws and regulations.

Article 11 Handling of anonymously processed information
The association shall not handle anonymized processed information (as defined in Article 2, Clause 9 of the Personal Information Protection Law, and limited to that which constitutes anonymized processed information database, etc. as defined in Article 2, Clause 10 of the same law. The same shall apply hereinafter). When creating anonymized processed information (hereinafter referred to as "anonymized processed information"), personal information shall be processed in accordance with the standards stipulated in the regulations of the Personal Information Protection Commission.

When creating anonymized processed information, the association will take measures for safety management in accordance with the standards specified in the regulations of the Personal Information Protection Committee.

When the association creates anonymized processed information, it discloses the items of information about individuals included in the anonymized processed information according to the rules of Personal Information Protection Committee.

The association will not use anonymized processed information (including those created by the company and those provided by third parties) unless otherwise specified. The same applies hereinafter unless otherwise specified.) When providing anonymized processed information (including information created by the Company and provided by a third party, unless otherwise specified below) to a third party, the Company shall, in accordance with the rules of the Personal Information Protection Commission, announce in advance the items of information on individuals included in the anonymized processed information to be provided to the third party and the method of provision, and clearly indicate to the third party that the information to be provided is anonymized processed information. (2) The Company will not provide anonymized processed information to third parties.

In handling anonymized processed information, the association does not (1) cross-check anonymized processed information with other information, or (2) obtain information on description, etc. deleted from personal information, personal identification code, or processing method in accordance with Article 36, Clause 1 of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, in order to identify individuals whose personal information is used to create anonymized processed information.

The association shall take necessary and appropriate measures for security management of anonymized processed information, handling of complaints regarding creation and other handling of anonymized processed information, and other measures necessary to ensure proper handling of anonymized processed information, and shall endeavor to disclose the details of such measures.

Article 12 Inquiries
Requests for disclosure, etc., opinions, questions, complaints, and other inquiries regarding the handling of personal information should be directed to the following contact

International Career Support Association, a non-profit general incorporated association

1-8-1 Motomachi, Ikoma City, Nara Prefecture

1-1-1 Edobori, Nishi-ku, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan TEL: 090-9632-4321

e-mail: jnms@ace.ocn.ne.jp

(The office hours are from 10:00 to 18:00 on weekdays.)

Article 13 Continuous Improvement
This privacy policy is subject to change as necessary.

Established on July 30, 2015

Revised on April 4, 2018

Revised on May 1, 2019

EU GDPR Principles

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) means that personal data will be


1. Processed in a manner that is lawful, fair and transparent to the individual.

2. Collected for specific, explicit and lawful purposes and not further processed in a manner incompatible with those purposes. Further processing for archival purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes shall not be considered incompatible with the original purpose.

3. appropriate, adequate and limited to what is needed in relation to the purpose for which they are processed

4. Accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date. All reasonable steps must be taken to ensure that inaccurate personal data is erased or corrected without delay, taking into account the purposes for which it is processed.

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