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Enacted on April 1, 2005
Revised on April 1, 2010
President & COO
Hitachi, Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Hitachi") handles various information, including our technical information and information provided by customers, as a global supplier who can provide total solution. With this in mind, Hitachi has strived to establish and fully enforce an information management system in order to respect the value of the said information.
Hitachi will strive to protect personal information appropriately based on this policy.
This document, "About Personal Information Protection", establishes the handling of all personal information by Hitachi in the company activities.
Information provided by person to Hitachi by entering in "Inquiry form" or other forms.
Information provided by person to Hitachi through any method other than the above.
In relation to Hitachi's main business activities for electrical machinery parts, information communication machinery parts, electronic parts manufacturing and the information service, Hitachi will collect and use personal information only to achieve each purpose. When Hitachi requires a person to provide his/her personal information, we will clearly state the purpose of the use beforehand to obtain the consent of the person.
Hitachi will not provide personal information to a third party without first obtaining the prior consent from the person, except the circumstances under certain conditions.
When required to do so for business activities in which Hitachi is co-operating with Hitachi group companies, Hitachi may provide such group companies with personal information such as names, workplace or home addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, etc.
When a person wants to request to disclose, correct, add, delete, stop usage, stop provision to a third party, or notify the purpose of usage of his/her personal information (hereinafter referred to as "disclose and so on") held by Hitachi, or wants to raise complaints, the person is requested to follow the predefined procedures to make such request.
1. Request to person about provision of personal information, acquisition of prior consent, and personal information protection
3. Notes about usage of cookies and Web beacons on website
4. When a person contacts Hitachi by telephone, the conversation may be recorded to aid accurate replies.
For inquiries about this document except the request to disclose and so on of personal information and the raising complaints, please contact us in the following way.