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Privacy Policy
MIZUNO Corporation (hereinafter referred to as "MIZUNO") fully understands the inherent responsibility of "entities handling personal information" (specified in the Personal Information Protection Act of Japan) to protect personal information of all people including customers and suppliers who provide personal information to MIZUNO (hereinafter such information is referred to as "Personal Information" and each of such persons is referred to as "the Person"). Therefore, MIZUNO has established specific policies on handling personal information as stated below, and thus will make every effort to protect Personal Information.
Acquisition of Personal Information
Whenever MIZUNO asks a person to provide MIZUNO with his/her personal information, we specify in advance the purpose for which the personal information will be used (hereinafter referred to as "Purpose of Use").
Use of Personal Information
MIZUNO does not use Personal Information for anything other than the Purpose of Use, except under one or more of the following conditions;
  • When the Person has given his/her consent,
  • When Personal Information is used in a manner whereby the Person cannot be identified (e.g. statistical data),
  • When use for other than Purpose of Use is authorized by related laws or guidelines.
Management of Personal Information
In order to prevent leakage, alteration, loss, or use for anything other than the Purpose of Use, MIZUNO manages Personal Information strictly in a safe environment under strict security according to related laws, guidelines, and internal regulations.
Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
MIZUNO does not disclose Personal Information to any third parties except under one or more of the following conditions;
  • When the Person has given his/her consent,
  • When Personal Information is disclosed in a manner whereby the Person cannot be identified (e.g. statistical data),
  • When Personal Information is disclosed to MIZUNO dealers or affiliates etc. that have been obligated to preserve confidentiality to MIZUNO within the scope necessary to perform the Purpose of Use,
  • When disclosure to third parties is authorized by related laws or guidelines,
  • When a judicial or administrative organization has ordered the disclosure or provision of Personal Information according to laws or ordinances.
Inquiries of Personal Information
A Person who wishes to access, alter, or correct his/her own Personal Information should contact the section or staff in MIZUNO to whom the Person has provided their his/her Personal Information (contact information site that is displayed on the website through which Personal Information has been provided). MIZUNO will then respond to the Person's request in a timely manner according to prescribed procedures.
In those cases, in order to prevent unlawful acquisition or alteration of Personal Information by third parties, MIZUNO will confirm whether the request is really done by the Person himself/herself.
Use of Cookie , Web Beacon ,IP Address and SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)
MIZUNO may use Cookies, Web beacons, or IP addresses recorded on the website that is operated by MIZUNO (hereinafter referred to as "MIZUNO Websites") for the following purposes;
  • To identify the causes of problems arising at web servers and to resolve these problems,
  • To improve the contents of MIZUNO Websites and e-mail,
  • To customize the contents of MIZUNO Websites and e-mail for the user's individual interest or purpose,
  • To use browsing history by the person and the results of questionnaires for marketing by MIZUNO in the service for membership system where Personal Information of the Person has been registered in advance,
  • To obtain aggregated website visitation statistics whereby the individual person cannot be identified.
MIZUNO may use encryption by SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) or other security technologies to prevent tapping into the communication process by third parties when the Person provides his/her Personal Information through MIZUNO Websites.
Respective Usage Contract
When extra provisions different from those of this Privacy Policy are settled on through a usage contract of Websites, MIZUNO will preferentially apply said usage contract.