Web Site Privacy Policy (Effective February 1, 2011)

JOKOH CO., LTD. (JOKOH, we, or us) is committed to protecting your online privacy with you use its website located at http://www.jokoh.com/e-index.html (site). When we refer to JOKOH, we or us, we mean JOKOH CO., LTD. including our affiliates and subsidiaries. Certain areas of the Site contain information intended only for licensed medical professionals. Accordingly, JOKOH reserves the right to limit certain areas of the Site to those persons who register and meet the qualifications imposed by us. This Policy addresses our privacy practices relating to general and registered use of our Site by visitors located within Japan.

Changes to privacy policy (“Policy”)

This Policy may modified from time to time. We encourage you to periodically review our Policy to stay informed of any changes made. Your continued use of our website constitutes your agreement to our Policy and any modifications made thereto.

Information We Collect and How We Use It

Through our Webs sites, JOKOH will not collect any personally-identifiable information about you (e.g., your name, address, telephone number of e-mail address (“Personal Information”)), unless you voluntarily choose to provide it to us (e.g., by registration, survey). If you do not want your Personal Information collected, please do not submit it to us. When you do provide us with Personal Information, we usually use it to respond to your inquiry, process your order or provide you access to specific account information. Also, to support our customer relationship with you:

-we may store and process Personal Information and share it with our worldwide affiliates to better understand your   business needs and how we can improve our products and services; or

-we (or a third party on our behalf) may use Personal Information to contact you about a JOKOH’ offer in support of your business needs or to conduct online surveys to understand better our customers’ needs and profiles.

If you choose not to have your Personal Information used to support our customer relationship (especially direct-marketing or market-research), we will respect your choice. We do not now (and do not intend to) sell, rent or otherwise market your Personal Information to third parties.

Contacting JOKOH

If you contact JOKOH via the Site, we will only use your Personal Information contained in your e-mail to respond to your specific inquiry or comments in the email. We may retain your email for a period of time, but will not use any of your Personal Information for any purpose other than responding to your email.

General Information and Accuracy

Any information you provide to JOKOH must be true, accurate, current, non-misleading, and consistent and relevant for the purpose for which you are providing the information.

Usage Data

The Site automatically tracks certain information about your behavior while visiting the Site. The information gathered includes only the URL from which you accessed this Site, and which URL you visit next. We collect and store this aggregate information in order to measure the Site’s performance and improve the Site’s design and functionality. We may also share this aggregate information with third parties to illustrate how the Site is used and for other marketing purposes. We may also share this aggregate information with third parties to illustrate how the Site is used and for other marketing purposes. We may use your Personal Information to improve our marketing efforts, statistically evaluate site usage, improve our Site or customize our Site’s content, layout and services. See also “Cookies”, below.

Cookies

When you view one of our Web sites, we may store some information on your computer in the form of a “Cookie” to automatically recognize you the next time you visit. Cookies can help us in many ways, for example, by allowing us to tailor a Web site to better match your interests or to save your password so that you do not have to re-enter it each time. If you choose not to be recognized, please refer to your Internet browser to erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored. Use and Disclosure

In addition to the uses described throughout this Policy, and subject to applicable law, we and our Service Providers (as described below) may disclose your Personal Information:

  • To unaffiliated third parties that are under contract to perform services for or on behalf of JOKOH (Service Providers), and are required to uphold and maintain JOKOH’s policies with respect to privacy and the treatment of your Personal Information (e.g., vendors maintaining our computer databases or performing marketing activities for JOKOH relating solely to services and products provided by JOKOH and its affiliates); • To other persons as permitted by applicable law or regulation; and
  • To law enforcement personnel and agencies, or as part of a legal process, in order to protect our property or in furtherance of an investigation regarding a breach of the Site rules and policies, unauthorized access to or use of the Site or any other illegal activities.

Any access to such information will be limited to the purpose for which such information was provided to our affiliate, subsidiary or Service Provider. Our affiliates, subsidiaries and Service Providers may be located throughout the world. Accordingly, information may be sent worldwide to countries which have a different level of privacy protection than the United States.

Consent to Processing

By using our Site, or providing information to JOKOH, you understand and unambiguously consent to the collection, processing, transfer and use of information in Japan and other countries and territories, for the purposes set forth in this Policy. You hereby consent to the collection, processing and disclosure by JOKOH of your Personal Information as described under this Policy, including but not limited to the transfer of your Personal Information between JOKOH’s Service Providers, affiliates and subsidiaries in accordance with this Policy. For further certainty, any consent relating to a right to transfer information referred to in this paragraph shall be deemed to include your consent to the transfer of the applicable Personal Information to a jurisdiction which may have a different level of privacy protection than that available in your own country

Opt-Out Choices

To “opt-out” of (1) receiving communications from JOKOH (except for communications necessary for your use of the Site), (2) having your personally identifiable information disclosed to third parties for marketing purposes, or (3) any other consent previously granted for a specific purpose concerning your personally identifiable information, send an e-mail to JOKOH at contact

Reviewing or Changing Information

If you are a registered user, you may request to review, change or delete information previously provided to us by modifying your profile at the Login Screen or by sending an e-mail to Contact Requests for changes to or deletions of your Personal Information should be made by you directly.

Other Web Sites

This Policy applies only to www.jokoh.com/eng_index.htm. JOKOH, its affiliates and subsidiaries operate many web sites for different purposes and in multiple jurisdictions where local laws may apply. This Site includes links to both our affiliated sites and to non-JOKOH web sites, including access to content, products and services of such affiliated and non-affiliated sites (Other Sites). In some cases, these Other Sites are made available via “framing technology”, and may appear to be part of this Site. However, prior to accessing Other Sites or non-JOKOH content via the JOKOH Site, a dialogue box will inform you that you are about to leave the Site, and will prompt you for your consent to proceed Although some of the entities controlling these framed sites are under contract with JOKOH, we urge you to familiarize yourself with the individual privacy and other terms for each linked or framed site prior to submitting your Personal Information.

Sale or Transfer of Information

In the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, dissolution, or sale or transfer of substantially all of the assets of JOKOH, registration data and/or Usage Data collected about you from the Site may be sold, assigned, or transferred to the party acquiring all or substantially all of the equity and/or assets of JOKOH in order to permit the party to continue the operation of the Site, including the restricted areas. Subject to your ability to opt-out as described above, by using this Site and submitting your information to us, you consent to the sale and transfer of your information as described in this paragraph.

Security

JOKOH takes seriously the security of the information it collects. JOKOH has therefore implemented technology and security policies and procedures intended to reduce the risk of accidental destruction or loss, or the unauthorized disclosure or access to, such information, reasonably appropriate to the nature of the data concerned.

Contact, Questions, Comments, Complaints

If you would like to communicate with JOKOH regarding privacy issues or have questions, comments or complaints about this Policy or Site, please click here Contact