Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Mitutoyo Corporation (hereafter "the Company") recognizes that the protection of information that can identify individuals (hereafter "personal information") is a social duty of the Company and an important task for business operations, and is thus committed to implementing the following privacy policy.

  1. Formulation and continuous improvement of compliance program for the protection of personal information.
    The Company educates its executives and employees about the importance of personal information, has formulated a compliance program for the protection of personal information, and is systematically implementing it. Further, the Company is committed to maintaining and continuously improving this program.
  2. Collection, use and distribution of personal information.
    Along with establishing a management system for personal information according to operating conditions within the Company, the Company will carry out the collection, use and distribution of personal information in an appropriate manner according to the applicable rules and regulations.
  3. Implementation of safety measures.
    The Company will devise rational safety measures to ensure the accuracy and the safety of personal information, protecting it from illegal access, leaks, destruction, loss, and alteration.
  4. Respect of rights of information subject.
    The Company will respect the rights of the information subject as pertain to personal information, and if the information subject requests disclosure, correction, or deletion of own information, or refuses the uses or distribution of own information, the Company will comply insofar as reasonable in light of conventional wisdom and customs.
  5. Observance of laws pertaining to personal information.
    The Company will observe laws and ordinances that apply to the handling of personal information. Moreover, the Company will design its compliance program for the protection of personal information so that it reflects such laws and ordinances.

March 31, 2005
Mitutoyo Corporation
Personal Information Manager

The Handling of Personal Information

Thank you for your support of Mitutoyo products and services.

The Company has established a personal information protection policy for the suitable protection and management of the personal information of our customers.

The following outlines major points regarding the handling of the personal information of customers held and managed by the Company.

Purpose of use of personal information

The personal information of customers (name, contact information, etc.) may be used for the following purposes by Mitutoyo Corporation and affiliated group companies.

  1. Introduction of products handled by Mitutoyo (measuring instruments, testing equipment, precision instruments, etc.)
  2. Provision of and guidance about after-sales services for the products handled by the Company
  3. Provision of information about exhibitions, events, seminars, etc.
  4. Marketing surveys (surveys, etc.)
  5. Communications regarding the Company's operations, etc.

Management of Personal Information

The Company will devise strict safety measures to prevent the loss, destruction, alteration, leaks, and illegal access of personal information, according to the applicable laws and ordinances. Moreover, in the case of outsourcing or subcontracting, such as of shipping services, the Company will select only companies that have signed the required confidentiality agreements, and ensure proper handling.

Inquiries

Inquiries regarding the management of personal information by the Company should be addressed in writing to the following address. Should you wish to request disclosure, correction, etc., of your personal information, or request that its use be stopped, etc., please send this request in writing along with a copy of a personal ID with photo and a copy of your certificate of residence. The Company will mail a reply to the address listed on the certificate of residence. Please note that the Company will charge a fee for processing such requests.

Personal Information Manager
Personal Information Management Office
General Affairs Division
Mitutoyo Corporation
1-20 Sakado 1-chome, Takatsu-Ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture

Mitutoyo Corporation
Personal Information Manager