• JP

    Rise Consulting Group, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”) is a business entity that provides management consulting services, which believes that protecting personal information is an extremely important and essential social responsibility. The Company respects the dignity of individuals, complies with laws, regulations, and social order, and has established the following privacy policy (hereinafter "this Policy") to handle personal information appropriately.

    Acquisition of personal information

    The Company will acquire personal information (as defined in the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (Act No. 57 of May 30, 2003, including subsequent amendments; hereinafter the “Personal Information Protection Act”); the same shall apply hereinafter) through legal and fair means. When the Company acquires personal information, the purposes of its use will be clarified, and the personal information will not be handled beyond the scope necessary to achieve the purposes of use. Additionally, sensitive personal information that may infringe on the interests of individuals will not be acquired, except with the explicit consent of the individual or in accordance with the provisions of laws and regulations.

    Purposes of use of personal information

    Personal information obtained by the Company from customers is used for the following purposes.

    (1) Provision of services to customers

    (2) Provision of information relating to services provided by the Company

    (3) Responding to requests for disclosure, etc. from customers

    (4) Responding to inquiries to the Company

    (5) Personnel and employment management at the Company and the execution of other daily tasks that are minimally necessary for business operations

    (6) Selection and hiring procedures in the Company’s recruitment activities

    Provision to third parties

    The company will not provide or disclose personal information obtained from customers to third parties, except with the customer’s consent or when exceptions are permitted under the Personal Information Protection Act.

    Exceptions permitted under the Personal Information Protection Act are as follows.

    (1) When required by law

    (2) When necessary to protect the life, health, property, or other vital interests of an individual, and it is difficult to obtain the individual's consent

    (3) When particularly necessary to improve public health or promote the sound growth of children, and it is difficult to obtain the individual's consent

    (4) When necessary to cooperate with a national agency, local government, person, or organization entrusted by either of the foregoing in executing affairs prescribed by laws or regulations, and obtaining the consent of the individual may impede the execution of such affairs

    Compliance with laws and regulations, etc.

    In addition to complying with the Personal Information Protection Act and other laws and regulations, as well as guidelines and other standards set forth by the relevant ministries and agencies, the Company has formulated a management system for the protection of personal information that conforms to the Japanese Industrial Standards “Personal Information Protection Management System: Requirements (JIS Q15001:2006)” and will operate accordingly.

    Management of personal information handling

    The Company has taken reasonable safety measures suitable for its business naturecontent and company size to protect against risks such as unauthorized access to personal information, loss, destruction, falsification, and leakage of personal information. When improvement is required due to the latest market and technological trends, cases of accidents relating to the handling of personal information, customer requests, etc., the Company will promptly take corrective actions the situation and strive to maintain an effective safety management system at all times. Additionally, when the Company provides personal information to third-partyoutside contractors, it will select contractors that meet sufficient criteriastandards of personal information protection, and conduct necessary and appropriate supervision to ensure that the contractors manage personal information in a secure manner.

    Awareness and education of officers and employees

    The Company will distribute this Policy to its officers and employees and make them aware of it. In addition, efforts will be made to educate and inform all of the directors and employees to improve their awareness of protection of personal information.

    Requests regarding personal information

    The customer or their representative may request the disclosure, correction, addition, deletion, suspension of use, removal, or suspension of provision to third parties of personal information in accordance with the provisions of the Personal Information Protection Act. In this case, the Company will respond appropriately in accordance with the provisions of the Personal Information Protection Act.

    Procedures for making changes to the Privacy Policy

    The Company may change the content of this Policy without prior notice due to changes in laws and regulations or changes in operating policy. In such cases, individual notifications will not be made, so please refer to the latest most recentcurrent versioncontent of this Policy.

    Contact point for inquiries regarding personal information

    For inquiries regarding this Policy, and for requests for disclosure, correction, addition, deletion, suspension of use, removal, or suspension of provision to third parties of personal information, please contact the Personal Information Office by e-mail or telephone as shown below.

    Rise Consulting Group, Inc. Personal Information Desk

    Email Address:info@rise-cg.co.jp

    Telephone Number :03-6441-2915

    Date of issue: February 1, 2012

    Last Updated: January 1, 2022

    Rise Consulting Group, Inc.

    President and CEO Toshiki Kitamura