PRIVACY NOTICE

Privacy Policy

  • Shiseido Creative Co., Ltd. (collectively, " we ") believe that it is our social responsibility to protect all personal information we hold and that fulfilling this is essential to realizing our company’s mission. We will handle personal information in accordance with the following policy.

    We will comply with applicable laws, national guidelines, other codes and industry guidelines with respect to personal information and will manage personal information in an appropriate manner in accordance with the Shiseido Global Privacy Principles.

  • Principles of acquisition

    We acquire the minimum personal information to the extent necessary to achieve our purpose of use. We acquire personal information by the following two methods. In either case, as a general rule, we will obtain personal information only after obtaining your consent.

    When obtaining personal information directly from you: We acquire personal information after obtaining your consent.

    In the event we acquire your personal information from a third party: We acquire personal information from a third party after confirming that you had agreed to the provision of your personal information to them/us.

    Registration and provision of personal information are optional, but if you do not register or provide your information required for each item, you may not be able to receive the respective services, etc.

    We will not, in principle, acquire sensitive information that may cause unreasonable discrimination, prejudice, or other disadvantages, however, if there are justifiable grounds within the extent of the purpose of use of the personal information, we may obtain the following sensitive information after obtaining your consent.

  • Examples of sensitive information

    Matters relating to political views, philosophical beliefs, and religion

    Race, ethnicity, family origin, physical or mental disability, criminal record, and other matters that may cause social discrimination

    Matters concerning the right of workers to organize, collective bargaining or other collective action

    Participation in collective demonstrations, exercise of the right to petition, and other matters concerning the exercise of political rights

    Health, medical or sex life

    We may acquire, store and use Individual Related Information which contains attribute information (such as age, gender, and residential areas) that does not correspond to personal information on its own or information of Internet use (such as IP addresses, MAC addresses, SSID, terminal identifiers such as Cookies, RDID, and web beacons).

    In addition, we may receive, store and use Individual Related Information from DMP operators and other advertising companies, research and analysis companies, media operators, database management companies and other business contractors and partners.

    Although it is not possible to identify a particular individual on its own, after obtaining your consent, we may treat it as identifiable data by linking it to other information that we hold.

  • Purpose of use of personal information

    In principle, when acquiring personal information, we will clearly indicate the purpose of use in writing, on the website screen, orally, or by other means on a case-by-case basis.

    When the purpose of use for personal information is clear, such as when the contact is initiated or requested by you, or when the business card is exchanged under business practices, we may not indicate the purpose of use. Even in this case, the personal information acquired will be used within the extent of the purpose of use indicated to you.

    Contents of personal information Purpose of Use
    Personal information on the person who requested the inquiry or consultation, etc. ・To respond appropriately to inquiries and consultations from you
    ・In order to request cooperation with satisfaction of the request for the above consultation service, etc.
    Personal information handled by each service ・To respond to inquiries about the operation, maintenance, quality improvement, and services
    *For the detailed purpose of use for personal information for each service, please check the Terms of Use or equivalent document for each service.
    Personal information related to business partners ・For business negotiations and associated contacts
    Information on "recruitment candidates" (including unofficial offers, early unofficial offers, and internships) ・For sharing information and communicating with recruitment candidates, including internships
    ・For recruitment selection
    ・For job offer management
    ・For consideration of assignments after formal employment
    Information on "employees" ・For the management of employees
    Information on "retirees" ・To provide information to retirees and to pay retirement benefits and pensions
    Information on Disclosure, etc., of Personal Information and Applicants for Complaints and Consultations ・In order to respond to disclosure, etc., of personal information (disclosure of the purpose of use, disclosure, correction, addition, deletion, cease of utilization, and cease of provision to a third party of personal information)
    Applicant information on other recruitment activities ・To respond to inquiries related to the operation, maintenance, development improvement, and application activities of other recruitment activities
    *For the detailed purpose of use for personal information for each activity, please check the Terms of Use or equivalent document for each activity.
  • Provision of personal information, etc., to a third party

    In the event we provide personal information to a third party (a company other than the acquired company), except as otherwise provided by law, we shall obtain your prior consent concerning the provision to a third party.

    Provided, however, that even if it is provided to a company other than the acquired company, in the following cases, it may not be regarded as a "third party" because it may be regarded as the same entity as the acquired company in substance, and therefore, we may not obtain your prior consent for such provision.

    When outsourcing all or part of the handling of personal information to an outside company, etc.

    Cases where personal information is provided due to merger of the Company or succession of business, etc.

    Where two or more companies, etc., jointly use personal information in order to achieve the "Purpose of Use"

    In some cases, we handle Individual Related Information. When we provide Individual Related Information to a third party, personal information provided may be treated as personal information at the third-party recipients by linking it to other data held by the third-party recipients. In the event it is anticipated that Individual Related Information will be handled in such a manner, we will provide Individual Related Information to a third party only after confirming that the consent of the recipient has been obtained.

  • Provision of personal information to a third party in a foreign country

    We may provide retained personal information to a third party in a foreign country by one of the following methods:

    1. Provision based on your consent (please see here for specific information)

    2. Provision of personal information to a third party in EU/EEA member countries and the United Kingdom which are recognized as having a personal information protection system at the same level as Japan in the "Enforcement Regulations of the Personal Information Protection Law (Personal Information Protection Commission Regulation No. 3 of 2016)"

    3. Provision to a party to whom it is considered possible to guarantee that measures for the handling of personal information required by the Act on the Protection of Personal Information in Japan are continuously taken

    Example 3:

    Cases where the handling of personal information is entrusted to a business operator in a foreign country, and where it is clearly stipulated by contract that the measures required by the Act on the Protection of Personal Information in Japan will be taken

    Provision to companies within the Shiseido Group overseas in compliance with the privacy management rules established within the Group

  • Jointly utilization of personal information

    We may jointly utilize acquired personal information with other companies in accordance with procedures permitted by law. When we jointly utilize personal information with other companies, we provide notice of the following.

    The fact that they will jointly utilize personal information

    The categories of the jointly utilized personal information

    Scope of a jointly utilizing person

    The purpose of use of the utilizing person

    The name or appellation and address, and, for a corporate body, the name of its representative of the person responsible for controlling the said personal data;

  • Deleting personal information

    We will strive to delete personal information without delay if we have achieved the matters stated in the purpose of use of personal information and determine that there is no need to retain such personal information. When possible, the retention period of the personal information shall be stated in the terms of use for the individual service, etc. In addition, if we receive a request from you to delete your personal information, we will delete the personal information unless there are special circumstances.

  • When consent is obtained from a person other than you

    If you do not have sufficient ability to judge the consequences of your consent to the handling of personal information, your representative or someone other than you may provide consent on your behalf.

  • Ensuring the security of personal information

    In order to ensure the security (confidentiality, integrity and availability) of personal information, we will establish and maintain a system for the protection and management of personal information and procedures for the handling of personal information, and will properly protect, manage and use such information.

    Confidentiality: Manage personal information so that it is not accessible to anyone other than a defined person.

    Integrity: Manage personal information so that it is not falsified or damaged.

    Availability: Manage the handling of personal information so that it is available only in situations where it is necessary.

    The personal information protection management system consists of the implementation of safety management measures from the aspects of organization, people, physical, and technology. An overview of this is shown below.

    <Organizational safety management measures>

    In handling personal information, we appoint a Representative Director as the Information Manager and under the direction of the Information Manager, the persons in charge of handling personal information will be limited to ensure appropriate protection, management, and use.

    The Information Manager is obliged to conduct periodic inspections of the management and operation of personal information. In the event that improper handling of personal information is discovered through inspections, we shall identify the cause of such improper handling, implement corrective measures, formulate measures to prevent recurrence, and inform employees.

    <Human safety management measures>

    In order for employees to properly handle personal information, we regularly conduct education and training programs for all employees engaged in business related to the handling of personal information.

    <Physical safety management measures>

    In order to restrict access to facilities where personal information is stored, we are reinforcing the security of entering and leaving of the facilities, certifying those who enter and leave the facilities, and taking measures to prevent other persons from entering and leaving the facilities. In addition, records of entering and leaving the facilities and other facilities are prepared so that the facts of entering and leaving can be confirmed afterwards.

    <Technical safety management measures>

    When personal information is handled through a system, the establishment, management, operation, security measures, etc., of the system will be implemented in accordance with the regulations concerning the handling of information systems. Certification and authorization functions will be provided so that the person in charge can perform only the identified operations, and monitoring will be conducted to ensure that there are no problems in the status of handling.

    <Understanding of the external environment>

    When we handle personal information in a foreign country, we take safety management measures based on an understanding of the systems related to the protection of personal information in the relevant foreign country. Please refer to this for detailed information.

  • Entrustment of operations handling personal information

    In the event it is necessary to provide retained personal information to an entrusted company due to the entrustment of business involving the handling of personal information, we will conclude an agreement requiring the appropriate management of the information designated by us after carefully selecting a trustworthy entrusted company. In addition, we regularly receive reports on the status of handling from the entrusted company in order to confirm that the entrusted company properly handles personal information in accordance with the applicable agreement, and if there are any problems, we will clearly indicate the measures to be taken for improvement as needed.

  • Handling pseudonymously processed information

    In some cases, we handle temporary name processing information after appropriately processing personal information in our possession in accordance with laws and regulations. In the event the information is used as pseudonymously processed information for purposes other than those stated in the purpose of use of personal information, the following matters shall be disclosed.

    Contents of pseudonymously processed information to be prepared

    Purpose of use of pseudonymously processed information

  • When handling anonymously processed information

    We may prepare and provide anonymously processed information to a third party by properly processing the obtained personal information so that it cannot be identified as belonging to a specific individual and the personal information used for the preparation thereof cannot be restored in accordance with the procedures permitted by laws and regulations.

    When preparing or providing anonymously processed information, the following matters shall be publicly announced.

    Safety management measures, etc., concerning anonymously processed information

    Items of personal information included in anonymously processed information to be prepared

    Items of personal information contained in anonymously processed information to be provided to third parties and the method of provision thereof

    Inquiry method for anonymously processed information

  • Matters concerning the procedure for responding to a demand, etc., for Disclosure, etc.

    In response to a request from you, we will respond to a notification of the purpose of use, disclosure, correction, addition or deletion, cease of utilization and cease of provision to a third party of personal information, and disclosure of records relating to the provision or receipt of personal information to a third party (hereinafter referred to as "Disclosure, etc.") with regard to personal information stated in the purpose of use of personal information. To request disclosure, please contact us at the following: "For inquiries about personal information". Please refer to the individual service terms and use for the party to whom the demand for Disclosure, etc., is made, the method of invoicing, and the contents that can be handled with regard to individual services. Please note that we may not be able to accept demands, such as when you need to submit an application directly at a store.

  • For inquiries about personal information

    We will promptly respond to requests for the handling of personal information. If necessary, please contact us at the following address.

    <Contact Information>
    Shiseido Creative Co., Ltd. Contact Form
    1-6-2 Higashi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8310
    https://www.shiseidocreative.com/en/contact/

    <Notice>

    Please note that we do not accept any requests via personal visits to our company.

    〈Name and address of business operator handling personal information and name of representative〉

    Name Shiseido Creative Co., Ltd.
    Address 1-6-2 Higashi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8310
    Representative Naomi Yamamoto, CEO

    This Privacy Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan.
    In the event of any dispute, the Japanese version of this Privacy Policy will prevail over any other language versions.
    This Privacy Policy may be updated. Please check the last modified date.

    Last Modified: April 1, 2022

  • Appendix: Provide to foreign countries and handling in foreign countries

    〈Provided to foreign countries based on your consent〉

    We will provide personal information to a third party in the following recipient countries.

    The following is an overview of efforts to protect personal information in each country and by third party.

    Name of the recipient country Information that serves as an indicator of whether or not there is a system for protecting personal information in the countries to which it is provided Presence or absence of duties or rights of an entity that comply with the eight principles of the OECD Privacy Guidelines Systems that may have a material impact on your rights and interests Information on third parties to whom information is provided
    (Not applicable) - - - -

    〈Storage and handling of personal information in foreign countries〉
    We handle personal information in foreign countries as follows.

    (1) Use of cloud services

    Name of foreign country
    (Location of cloud service provider)
    Name of foreign country
    (Location of server)
    System of foreign country
    German Confederation German Confederation Germany is regarded as a foreign country which has a system concerning the protection of personal information that is recognized by the Personal Information Protection Commission to be at the same level as Japan in protecting the rights and interests of individuals.

    (2) Entrustment of the handling of personal information to a third party in a foreign country

    Name of foreign country System of the foreign country Contents of measures taken
    (Not applicable) - -

    (As of April 1, 2022)