The Kao Group receives from time to time Personal Information that is voluntarily submitted by Users. The Kao Group will, in principle, use such Personal Information only for the purposes disclosed to the Users at the time the Personal Information is collected. Personal Information, however, may be used for general purposes, such as product research and development and sales promotion conducted by the Kao Group.
The Kao Group will make its reasonable best efforts to maintain the security of this website and to protect Personal Information from illegal access, leakage and other possible accidents.
The Kao Group will not disclose any Personal Information to third parties without prior consent of the relevant Users. However, the Kao Group may disclose Personal Information to its contractors in order for them to perform services on the Kao Group’s behalf, such as delivering contest prizes and premiums and distributing e-mails. In addition, the Kao Group may disclose Personal Information when required by law or for other legitimate reasons.
The Kao Group will be responsible for the proper treatment and protection of Personal Information by contractors mentioned in Article 3. The Kao Group will strictly prohibit the contractors from disclosing Personal Information to third parties or using Personal Information for any purposes other than those mentioned in Article 1.
The Kao Group may send information concerning its products or services from time to time to the User. The Kao Group will delete from its mailing list any Personal Information of the Users who give notice to the Kao Group to the effect that they do not wish to receive information and will stop sending information to any such Users.
Should any User wish to check or correct Personal Information and make a request to the Kao Group to that effect, the Kao Group will make its reasonable best efforts to respond to the request as promptly as possible. If the Kao Group provides a system on this website that allows Users to freely access their Personal Information, Users may check or correct their own Personal Information through that system.
If a User has a registered user ID for this website, it is the User’s responsibility to protect their own user ID and password against any misuse. The Kao Group shall be held harmless for any and all liability regarding any misuse of user IDs or passwords. The Kao Group reserves the right to suspend the user ID and password of any User who has registered false Personal Information on this website.