Morinaga Milk Co., Ltd. (referred to as "Morinaga Milk" or "we") continues to strengthen its privacy protections by paying close attention to the procedures used to handle the personal data of its customers.
Ⅰ. General information
1. Who is responsible for processing of personal data
Controller of the processing of personal data is:
Morinaga Milk Co., Ltd., Shiba 5-33-1, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
You can reach our data protection officer at the following address: [email@example.com]
2. What we process
We process personal data provided by you or data that is automatically allocated while using our website. For further information, see section Ⅱ. — Processing of personal data.
3. For what purpose and on what legal basis do we process personal data
We process your personal data in accordance with the provisions of applicable data protection law for various purposes. In principle, the following can be considered as the purposes of the processing: the processing for the initiation of contractual relationships and the performance of contracts, for the protection of legitimate interests, and/or based on your consent.
We explain the purposes for processing personal data in section Ⅱ.
4. Who receives your personal data
Service providers employed by us may receive and process personal data on our behalf. We use the following processor or category of processors:
- IT service providers
We also may share personal data with other group companies and/or local distributors of our products where necessary for answering customers' inquiries after obtaining your consent. For further information, see section Ⅱ.
5. Transfer of personal data to a Third Country
Please note, that we are based in Japan and therefore process your personal data outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) in Japan.
We may transmit your personal data to other third countries outside of the EEA. When we transmit your personal data to the third countries where the European Commission does not confirm an adequate level of protection for personal data, we will make sure that we provide an adequate level of protection to the data transferred, in particular by entering into standard contract clauses as approved by the European Commission.
6. For how long do we process personal data
We process data only as long as it is necessary in relation to the initial specified, explicit and legitimate purpose. We will delete your personal data if it is no longer necessary to retain for such purpose.
7. Your rights
The data subject may request us to get informed of purposes of use of, disclose, correct, add or delete the contents of, cease the use of, erase, and cease the third-party provision of your own personal data.
The data subject residing in the EEA has the right of access, the right to rectification, the right to erasure, the right to restriction of processing and the right to data portability. In addition, as far as the personal data is processed for the purpose of our legitimate interest, you have the right to object. In addition, if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is unlawful, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. However, we would appreciate if you would contact us first so that we can response to your concern before you approach the supervisory authority.
To exercise those rights, you can contact us under the contact information given in section Ⅲ.
If the processing of personal data is based on your consent, you can withdraw it at any time. The withdrawal should, if possible, be directed to the body mentioned in section Ⅲ.
Ⅱ. Processing of personal data
1. Access data / Server logfiles
While visiting our website, the following personal data is stored:
- IP address
- Client ID
- Browser type and operating system used
The processing of such personal data is based on the legitimate interests. Purpose and our legitimate interest are administration and improved functionality of our website as well as preventing security issues.
3. Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC ("Google"). Google Analytics uses several cookies to analyze your use of the website. The data created by the cookie is usually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there.
Please note that on this website, the IP anonymization function in Google Analytics is activated. In this case IP addresses are anonymized (so called IP masking). Only in exceptional cases the user's full IP-address will be transmitted to a server of Google in the US and shortened there.
On behalf of us, Google will process this data in order to analyze your use of our website, to generate reports on website activity and to render further services regarding the use of our website. The IP-address transmitted by your browser will not be associated with other data in possession of Google.
You can find further information about terms and conditions as well as data protection on, https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/terms/gb/, https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en and https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.
4. Inquiries from customers
When contacting us (i.e. via email), we process your email address and any personal data disclosed in the message itself (i.e. your name).
When you use our contact form, we process the personal data you provide in said contact form: name, email address, company, industry, title or position, country, subject of your inquiry and any data disclosed in the message itself.
Should it be necessary to answer your inquiry, we will pass on personal data to other companies in our group and/or local distributors of our products after obtaining your consent to such transmission.
The legal basis of the processing of such personal data is the initiation of contractual relationships and the performance of contracts and/or your consent. Purpose and our legitimate interest are answering your enquiry and, if applicable, introducing our products in relation to your enquiry.
Ⅲ. Contact Details
Morinaga Milk Co., Ltd.
Shiba 5-33-1, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Contact : [firstname.lastname@example.org]