Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd. and its subsidiary companies (known hereafter as “MURC”, or “we”) believe that it is our social responsibility as a comprehensive think tank that handles a diverse range of information to handle personal information properly and appropriately, and place the utmost priority on protecting personal information in all our corporate activities.
We intend to thoroughly protect our customers’ personal information by establishing the following policy and ensuring that all of our executives, employees, and affiliates comply with it.
1. Proper and appropriate acquisition, use, supply, and outsourcing of the handling of personal information
We will state the purpose of acquiring personal information to customers and will obtain their permission to use the personal information for the stated purpose.
We will not use the acquired personal information beyond the stated purpose and will handle the personal information properly and appropriately.
We will not supply any personal information to third parties without the prior consent of the individual concerned, except as permitted by law. Even when the prior consent of the individual concerned is obtained, we will only supply or outsource the handling of personal information to third parties who have established sound rules regarding the protection of personal information and who have signed a contract agreeing to comply with these rules and handle personal information correctly and appropriately.
2. Establishment of measures to securely store and manage personal information
We will establish measures as necessary to prevent unauthorized access, leakage, loss or destruction of personal information and implement such measures strictly. We will also establish measures to take immediate action in emergency situations.
We will establish specific rules for handling and using personal information properly and appropriately, assign a supervisor to ensure compliance with these rules, and educate all of our executives, employees, and affiliates so that they understand the importance of protecting personal information and handle customers’ personal information properly.
3. Compliance with laws and regulations regarding the proper handling of customers’ personal information
We will handle personal information in compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and guidelines, starting with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information of Japan.
4. Continual review and improvement of management systems to protect personal information
We will implement and operate management systems to ensure the continued and appropriate protection of personal information, and will continually review and improve these systems.
5. Inquiries regarding personal information
We will comply with requests from individuals to disclose, correct, or delete their personal information. We are also willing to receive opinions and inquiries regarding the handling of such personal information.
Policy established on January 1, 2006
Policy amended on October 1, 2016
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd.
Satoshi Murabayashi, President