SC Environmental Science Co.,Ltd.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We, SC Environmental Science Co., Ltd., recognize the importance of the protection of personal information and consider the appropriate management of such information to be an important social responsibility. In order to fulfill this responsibility, we will comply with laws concerning the protection of personal information, other applicable laws and regulations, establish this Privacy Policy and strive to protect personal information.

This Privacy Policy applies if you provide your personal information through websites that we operate and manage. Provided, however, that in the event that there are specific regulations that differ from this Privacy Policy when providing personal information, such regulations shall prevail over this Privacy Policy.

If you do not wish to provide personal information, you may, at your own discretion, refuse to provide it. Please note that our service may not be available in this case.

Personal Information

The term "personal information" as used in this Privacy Policy shall mean information concerning a living individual provided through websites we operate and manage that can identify the specific individual by name, date of birth or other description contained in the said information (including information that can be easily collated with other information and thereby identify a specific individual) or information which includes a personal identification code (a code converted from physical characteristics, a purchase history of goods, etc. that can identify the specific individual).

Purpose of Acquisition and Use of Personal Information

We will acquire personal information in a legal and appropriate manner and handle it in accordance with the following purposes of use. In addition to the following purposes of use, if the purpose of use is clearly indicated for each service, personal information shall be obtained and used in accordance with the purpose. Without your consent or any regulation by law, we will not use personal information for any purpose other than the following purposes or the purpose of use for which we have notified you or announced.

[Purpose of Use]

・Provision or improvement of products, services and related information of Sumitomo Chemical Group, including SC Environmental Science Co. Ltd.

・Response to inquiries and requests for information materials

・Performance of transactions and management of contractual relationships provided by Sumitomo Chemical Group

・Market research, data analysis and questionnaire surveys

・Technology exploration, development and industrialization related to the creation of new businesses and the related R&D

・Management of shareholders and information to them as stipulated in laws such as the corporate law

・Procedures concerning recruitment activities

・Proper labor management of our officers and employees

・Execution of legal rights and obligations by us and Sumitomo Chemical Group

Proper Handling of Personal Information

Personal information obtained by us shall be strictly controlled and shall not be disclosed or provided to any third party except in the event that it is permitted by law, for any other justifiable reason or in the following cases:

(1) With your consent

(2) Outsourcing of services related to the operation of this website or services related to the use and management of your personal information. In this case, we will strictly supervise and manage the handling of personal information.

(3) Your personal information is provided to a third party within a necessary extent depending on types and contents of inquiry or requested services. In this case, we will inform you of this on our website and ask for your consent.

(4) There is an urgent need to protect human life, human rights or safety of property, where there is cooperation in response to a request made by a judicial body, police or other public organization based on laws and regulations or where there is other compliance requirement with laws and regulations. In this case, we may provide information without your consent.

(5) Provide and share personal information obtained by us to each of other Sumitomo Chemical Group companies, their agents, business alliances and contractors for the purpose of appropriately responding to inquiries and other purposes specified in advance. Provided, however, that in the event of disclosure to overseas group companies or other third parties, unless otherwise permitted by law, we shall obtain prior consent of the individuals.

Please refer to the following links for information on each of Sumitomo Chemical Group companies.

Domestic Group Companies

Overseas Group Companies

Safety Management of Personal Information

We will strive to strictly control, ensure and improve security in order to prevent leakage, loss or damage to the personal information we provide. In addition, when outsourcing the handling of personal information, we shall conduct necessary and appropriate supervision in order to ensure the safe management of such personal information.

(Establishment of Basic Policies)

・We have established this Privacy Policy in order to ensure proper handling of personal information and to notify contact information for questions and requests for disclosure and correction of personal information.

(Development of Disciplines on the Handling of Personal Information Data)

・We have established rules for the handling of personal information concerning handling methods, responsible personnel, personnel in charge and their duties.

(Organizational Safety Management Measures)

・Appointment of personal information supervisors for the handling of personal information.

・Clarification of personnel who handle personal information and the scope of personal information handled by the personnel.

・Establishment of a system for reporting accidents (loss, destruction, falsification, leakage, etc.) related to the protection of personal information to departments in charge of personal information when they become aware of the possibility of such accidents or occurrences.

(Measures for Human Security Management)

・Articles concerning confidentiality, including personal information, are described in the work rule.

(Physical and Technical Safety Management Measures)

・Implementation of measures to prevent access to personal information by outsiders in areas where personal information is handled.

・Implementation of measures to prevent theft or loss of equipment, electronic media and documents that handle personal information.

・Measures shall be taken to prevent leakage of personal information when carrying equipment, electronic media, etc., that handle personal information, including transfer within the business offices.

・Implementation of access control to limit the scope of personnel in charge and personal information to be handled.

・Introduction of a system to protect tools that handle personal information from unauthorized access from outside sources or from unauthorized software.

About Cookies

When you visit our website again, a cookie may be sent to identify your computer and to be recorded on your hard disk for convenience. Cookies do not identify individuals. You can reject the receipt of the data by setting internet browsing software (browser), but please note that this may prevent the website from working properly. Some of our websites analyze the information obtained from the browsing history and use it to introduce products and services that may interest you.

Cautions regarding the Risk of Information Leakage due to the Characteristics of the Internet

Due to their characteristics, information may be intercepted and leaked by third parties during the process of sending and receiving information via the internet or e-mail. Please be fully aware of the risks.

About Gathering Information about Access

We sometimes collect information about access and service usage, including your IP address. The collected information is used to manage and operate this website appropriately and safely in order to improve services, such as preventing unauthorized access and identifying and recovering from a failure in a server or other devices. The information is not used or disclosed in connection with the personal information (except when the information of the viewing history obtained is analyzed on some of our websites).

Protection of Personal Information on Linked Websites

This website may be linked to other ones. For information on how to handle personal information on the websites to which you are linked, please check on the respective website. We are not responsible for the handling of personal information on any business than ours or websites you personally use.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy in accordance with changes in laws and regulations.

Request for Disclosure and Correction of Personal Information

If you wish to disclose, correct, add or delete personal information, suspend the use, or erase such information, please contact the following contact:

If you have any opinions or questions regarding our handling of personal information, please contact us using "Contact Us"" form.

Company who handles personal information and its representative:
SC Environmental Science Co., Ltd.
2-8, Doshomachi, 2-Chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0045, Japan
Masahiro Nakashima, President