Sanno Park Tower 12F (Reception) and 14F,
11-1, Nagatacho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 100-6114, Japan

Tokyo Metro Ginza Line: G06 Tameike-sanno Station, Exit 7 (directly accessible through the second basement)

Tokyo Metro Nanboku Line: N06 Tameike-sanno Station, Exit 7 (directly accessible through the second basement)

Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line: C07 Kokkai-gijido-mae Station, Exit 5 (3 minutes’ walk)

Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line: M14 Kokkai-gijido-mae Station, Exit 5 (10 minutes’ walk through Chiyoda Line platform)

Privacy Policy

個人情報保護方針

In handling personal information, Ushijima & Partners, Attorneys-at-Law (the “Firm”) complies with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (the “Personal Information Protection Act”) and other laws and regulations governing the protection of privacy and personal information as well as all applicable governmental and ministerial ordinances and guidelines.

1. Acquisition of Personal Information

The Firm acquires personal information as necessary through legitimate means.

2. Purpose of Use of Personal Information

The Firm uses the personal information it acquires for the purposes described below. Unless permitted by the Personal Information Protection Act or other relevant laws or regulations, the Firm will not use personal information for any purpose other than those described below without obtaining the relevant individual’s prior consent:

(1) Personal information relating to legal work

- For performing legal work commissioned to the Firm and communicating matters required for such legal work;
- For providing information on laws, lectures, seminars, workshops, publications and other events;
- For sending and/or transmitting books, articles and other related information or season’s greetings and other greeting letters; and
- For responding to inquiries.

(2) Personal information acquired in connection with recruiting

- For communicating matters concerning office visits or using it as reference for recruiting activities and determining whether to offer a position.

(3) Information on the visitors to this Website

- The Firm obtains IP addresses, domain information and other similar information of the visitors to this Website automatically from their browsers, etc. The said information contains no information that enables the Firm to identify specific individuals.
- The information referred to in the preceding paragraph will be used for surveying the usage of this Website, the user environment, etc., maintaining the security of the Website, and for other similar purposes.

3. Matters Concerning Safety Control Measures

The Firm manages personal information appropriately in accordance with its operating structure and by educating its members, and takes measures to prevent leakage or loss of, or damage or unauthorized access to, personal information.
The Firm disposes of the relevant personal information immediately when the statutory retention period elapses or when it becomes no longer necessary to handle the information.

4. Outsourcing the Handling of Personal Information

The Firm may outsource the handling of personal information to a third party. In such case, the Firm supervises the outsourced company as necessary and appropriately in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act.

5. Ongoing Improvement

The Firm endeavors to improve this Privacy Policy and the manner of handling personal information on an ongoing basis.

6. Disclosure, Etc., of Retained Personal Data

When the Firm receives a request from an individual or his/her representative to disclose the relevant retained personal data, the Firm responds to the request in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act after verifying the identity of the person making the request, except in the following cases. If the Firm determines not to disclose the data or if the relevant retained personal data do not exist, the Firm responds to such effect:
- When life, body, property or other right or interest of the relevant individual or a third party is threatened to be damaged;
- When the Firm’s due performance of its services is threatened to be significantly hindered; or
- When such disclosure would result in a violation of law.

When the Firm receives a request from an individual or his/her representative for correction, addition or deletion of the relevant retained personal data on the ground that the data are incorrect, or request for deletion, suspension of use, or suspension of provision of data to a third party on the ground that the data are used in breach of law or regulation, the Firm responds to such request appropriately in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act after performing the necessary investigations.

7. Contact Information

Please contact our Administration Department for making disclosure requests or other requests, expressing opinions, asking questions, lodging complaints or making other inquiries concerning the handling of personal information at:

Address
Sanno Park Tower 14F, 2-11-1, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku
Tel
+81-3-5511-3200

(Accessible: 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m./1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. on weekdays)

Revised: May 22, 2019
Revised: May 2, 2018
Revised: June 4, 2012
Established: April 1, 2005

Shin Ushijima, Representative Partner
Ushijima & Partners, Attorneys-at-Law