Privacy Policy

July 1, 2013

This page describes the rules in which personal information is handled in the Website of AVS CO., LTD. ("AVS"), displayed at the URL "www.avs.co.jp/en/" ("the Website").
At AVS, (referred to below as "we/us/our"), we are deeply aware of the importance of your personal information. We handle and thoroughly protect all personal information that you provide to us, according to the AVS Personal Information Protection Policy. For information on the AVS's policy on handling personal information, please see the AVS Personal Information Protection Policy.

1. Purpose of Obtaining Personal Information

Unless your prior consent is given or unless permitted by law, AVS will use the personal information provided by you for the purposes listed below or for purposes that are obvious given the state in which your information was acquired:

  • To respond to your inquiries or your requests
  • For market research concerning AVS's business and preparation of statistics

AVS will obtain your prior consent in the event that AVS intends to use your personal information for purposes other than the above.

In order to achieve the purposes of use indicated to you, AVS may forward information provided by you to its group companies, outsourcers and/or agents having confidential obligation agreement with AVS and/or its group companies, so that such parties may directly respond to you.

2. Disclosing, Amending, or Deleting Personal Information

You may, under the Japanese Personal Information Protection Law, request AVS that the personal information you provided to them be disclosed, amended or deleted.

Please go to the Personal Information Inquiry page for details.

3. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)

The Websites are adopting SSL encryption technology on the pages where personal data is input so that personal data input by customers is securely exchanged. SSL is a protocol for encrypting valuable information such as personal data which is exchanged on the Internet. SSL can protect against the intercepting and falsifying of data, and masquerading by third persons.

4. Use of Cookies

A cookie is a piece of information which a Web server may place on your computer when you visit a Web site. Cookies are commonly used by Web sites to improve the user experience and have not been known to transmit computer viruses or otherwise harm your computer. Many cookies last only through a single Web site session, or visit. Others may have an expiration date, or may remain on your computer until you delete them.
Our cookies will track your online activity on the Website. Our cookies will also allow us to capture and aggregate information collected from you during multiple visits to the Website. This information will be used in a manner consistent with your stated preferences. Our cookies do not gather personally identifiable information.
You can decide if and how your computer will accept a cookie by configuring your preferences or options in your browser. However, if you choose to reject cookies, you may not be able to use certain of our online services or Website features.
We may occasionally use other companies to set cookies on the Website and gather cookie information for us. In some cases, we may also use another company to operate Web servers or process credit card purchases for the Website. We use the cookie information gathered by these companies in the same manner as stated above.

5. People under 16 years of age

If you are under the age of 16, please make sure to obtain the consent of your parent or guardian before providing your personal information.

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