Handling of Personal Information

DIC Corporation and its group companies (collectively “DIC Group”) are committed to safeguarding the privacy of the personal information that we gather concerning the contact persons at our current, former, and prospective customers, suppliers, vendors, website visitors, shareholders and partners of DIC Group.

What Personal Data We Collect

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When you interact with us for business purposes, we may collect and process the following categories of personal data:

  • Your name, the company you are associated with, and your function;
  • Your gender;
  • Your contact information, such as your company address, region, country, division name, phone number, fax number and email address;
  • Your participation in our trainings, symposia, congresses and seminars;
  • Your professional interests; and
  • Our communication with you.

What We Do with Your Personal Data

Your personal data may be processed for the following purposes and on the basis of our legitimate interests as described in this “Handling of Personal Information”:

  • Responding to inquiries regarding our business, products, services or events.
  • Sending materials or products in response to a request regarding our business, products, services or events (including the fulfillment of contractual obligation).
  • Providing guidance and supporting information regarding our business, products, services or events (including provision of information corresponding to the preferences based on analyzed browsing history, purchase history, etc.).
  • Allowing DIC Group to conduct its own surveys and to reflect the results of the same on its business, products, services or events.
  • Confirming the payment method and payment status for users of the for-fee services operated by DIC Group.
  • Performing statistics. We use automatic tools to perform statistical research into general trends regarding our services and products and the behavior and interests of the Customer. To perform our research, we may merge and analyze the different types of data as described above, however will only use aggregated data and do not use names, email addresses, or other directly identifying information.
  • Complying with all statutory obligations including disclosure obligations. Where the processing of your personal data is required under applicable law or regulation, failure to provide us with your personal data could result in us and/or you being in violation or non-compliance with such law or regulation.

Contact Details for Your Privacy Inquiries

DIC Corporation
Corporate Communications Department
DIC Building, 7-20, Nihonbashi 3-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8233, Japan
Tel: +81-3-6733-3034 Fax: +81-3-6733-3038

China region
DIC (China) Co., Ltd.
Corporate Communications Department
12th Fl., Metro Plaza, No. 555 Lou Shan Guan Road, Shanghai 200051, People's Republic of China
Tel:+86-21-6228-9922 Fax:+86-21-6241-9221

Asia-Pacific region
Data Protection Officer

DIC Group Privacy Policy is here.