Definition of Personal Information
Personal information” refers to “personal information” as defined in the Personal Information Protection Law, and refers to information about a living individual that can identify the specific individual by name, date of birth, address, telephone number, contact information, or other description contained in the information, as well as information that can identify the specific individual from the information alone (personal identification information). (Personal Identifying Information).
Method of Collecting Personal Information
We will collect your personal information in a lawful and appropriate manner to the extent necessary to provide our services.
Purpose of Use of Personal Information
The purposes for which we collect and use personal information are as follows
- To provide, operate, and improve the Service
- To respond to inquiries from customers
- To send e-mail notifications of other services offered by the firm
- To contact you as necessary for important notices, etc.
- For purposes incidental to the above purposes of use
Changes to the Purposes of Use
We will change the purpose of use of personal information only when it is reasonably deemed that the purpose of use is relevant to the purpose of use before the change.
In the event of a change in the purpose of use, we will notify our clients of the changed purpose by the method prescribed by us or publicly announce it on this website.
Management of Personal Information
We will take necessary and appropriate measures to prevent leakage or loss of personal information entrusted to us by our clients, and will strictly manage personal information.
Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties
We will not provide personal information to any third party without the prior consent of the client. However, we will not provide personal information to third parties without obtaining the prior consent of the client, except in the following cases or when permitted under the Personal Information Protection Law or other laws and regulations.
- When it is necessary for the protection of the life, body, or property of an individual and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the customer.
- When it is especially necessary to improve public health or to promote the sound growth of children, and it is difficult to obtain the customer’s consent.
- When it is necessary to cooperate with a national agency, a local government, or an individual or entity entrusted by either a national agency or local government to execute affairs prescribed by law, and obtaining the customer’s consent may impede the execution of those affairs.
Disclosure of Personal Information
When we receive a request from a client to disclose his/her personal information, we will disclose it to the client without delay. However, we may decide not to disclose all or part of the information in the following cases, and if we decide not to disclose the information, we will notify the client to that effect without delay.
- If there is a risk of harm to the life, body, property, or other rights or interests of the client or a third party
- If there is a risk of causing significant hindrance to the proper conduct of our firm’s business
- In the event of violation of any other laws or regulations.
- Notwithstanding the above, as a general rule, we will not disclose any information other than personal information, such as historical information and characteristic information.
Correction, Deletion, etc. of Personal Information
Clients may request the correction, addition, suspension of use, or deletion (hereinafter referred to as “correction, etc.”) of their own personal information held by the firm in accordance with the procedures set forth by the firm. (hereinafter referred to as “Correction, etc.”) of the Client’s personal information held by the Firm.
If we receive a request from a client and determine that it is necessary to respond to such request, we will make such correction, etc. to the relevant personal information without delay.
If we make such corrections based on a client’s request, or if we decide not to make such corrections, we will notify the client of our decision without delay.
For the purpose of improving the quality of our services and providing better services to our clients, we may send cookies to the browsers used by our clients and refer to the cookie information of our firm stored in the browsers.
By referring to our firm’s cookie information stored in the browser used by the customer, our firm can collect information such as the customer’s activity history within this website.
However, such information is not information that can identify individual customers. In addition, we may provide the information collected by our cookies to our business partners.
If you do not wish to receive our cookies, you may refuse to receive our cookies or delete our cookies by changing the settings on your browser.
The contents of this Policy may be changed without notice to you, except as otherwise provided by law or otherwise in this Policy.
Contact for Inquiries
Please direct any inquiries regarding this policy to the following contact point.
|Aoki International Tax Accounting Office
|Yokohama Landmark Tower 20F, 2-2-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 220-8120, Japan