Privacy Policy

We, Nippon Piston Ring Co., Ltd. and our affiliates (hereinafter "NPR Group") have our own compliance policy, and this compliance policy includes our basic privacy policy.

We believe that it is our social responsibility to properly handle and protect personal information in all aspects of our corporate activities. So we established the following Privacy Policy (hereinafter "Privacy Policy") to comply with all the relevant laws and regulations regarding the protection of personal information and to respond to the confidence of the society relying on the following Privacy Policy.

  1. 1. NPR Group shall comply with the applicable laws and regulations, including the Act concerning Protection of Personal Information.
  2. 2. NPR Group appoints the administrator of personal information to protect, operate and strictly and properly manage personal information. NPR Group also appoints the audit administrator to conduct audits on the protection of personal information as well as to improve the internal system and operation. NPR Group further supervise its subcontractors' management of personal information through the personal information administrator and the personal information audit administrator.
  3. 3. NPR Group shall always be acutely aware of risks contingent to the management of personal information such as unauthorized access, leakage, loss or damage, and accordingly shall take necessary systematic, physical, human and technical actions against such risks.
  4. 4. NPR Group provides the internal regulation on the protection of personal information to have its employees thoroughly perform the protection of personal information, and gives education and trainings of personal information protection for the employees.
  5. 5. NPR Group shall continuously improve the management and operation of this Privacy Policy and the internal regulation concerning the protection of personal information in response to the revisions of laws and regulations, changes in social conditions and/or the audit results.
March 11, 2005
Nippon Piston Ring Co., Ltd.

Handling of Personal information

  1. 1. Acquisition of Personal Information
    NPR Group shall acquire necessary personal information by legally fair means.
  2. 2. Purpose of Using Personal Information
    NPR Group may acquire personal information such as name, date of birth, address, telephone number, e-mail address, gender and/or occupation, as may be necessary.
    NPR will inform the purpose of such acquisition of personal information in writing in advance if such information is acquired directly from the person in question in writing. Personal information so acquired shall be used for the purpose of business within the scope of the purpose of use.
  3. 3. Provision of Information to Third Parties
    No personal information will be provided to any third party by NPR without prior obtaining consent by the person in question, except as required by applicable laws and regulations. NPR Group shall also handle information not categorized as personal information as if it is personal information to the extent possible. NPR may provide personal information to its subcontractor within the scope of the intended purpose of use, but always after concluding a confidential agreement and an agreement on the protection of personal information with such subcontractor to prohibit any unauthorized use of personal information for other than the intended purpose of use, and always takes safety control measures in such case.
  4. 4. Procedure of Disclosure
    If you need disclosure, amendment, withdrawal or other changes of your personal information retained by NPR, please contact us to the following contact E-mail address. If we receive such request, we will conduct necessary investigation without delay in view of avoidance of information leakage and securing the correctness, and will take necessary action corresponding to your request within a reasonable time frame, only if and when we could confirm your identity as the requester. In such case, please note that you will have to bear the postage fee when we send you the result.
    If you have any inquiry regarding personal information, or if you have any complaint, please contact us at our headquarters/General Affairs Department/Compliance Consulting Center from 9:00 to 17:00 (JST) of the working days.

Contact E-mail Address

Notes for Using our Official Site

  1. 1. Please use this NIPPON PISTON RING Official Site at your own responsibility.
  2. 2. About the links to websites other than our website
    We shall not be responsible for the protection of your personal information and other information on any websites of other companies/entities that are linked on our website.
    We shall not be responsible for the handling of personal information on websites other than our website, even if our website is linked to such other websites.
  3. 3. Provision of Information to Third Parties
    If we receive any inquiry or document request through this website, we may delegate the follow-up actions to accomplish the purpose of responding to such inquiry/request to certain distributors or agents who are not NPR Group. Please note that, in such case, we may provide all or a part of the personal information provided from our customers.