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Privacy Policy

Weber Shandwick’s Japan office (hereinafter referred to as the “We”) offers the global reach to engage the world. Our network spans 126 offices in 81 markets spans APAC, EMEA, and the Americas, and we speak 65 languages.
We are a creative studio of writers, designers, strategists, conversation-starters, storytellers. We are passionate about our clients and we are deeply knowledgeable about their businesses. And while we are a big, global organization, we believe that collaboration is the best way to succeed, and we believe in engaging, always.
Our Japan office was originally established in 1959, and since then we have planned and executed external and internal communications programs to help a broad range of multi-national and local clients achieve their goals in Japan and overseas.
As today’s business environment continues to evolve, there is an increasing focus on data, especially data obtained online. Weber Shandwick takes privacy seriously. We are committed to the protection of personal information and to using personal information in a lawful and ethical manner.

Collection and use of information

(Principles of collection)
Personal information shall be collected under clearly defined objectives within the scope of businesses conducted by our company and to the extent necessary to achieve those objectives. Personal information shall be collected in legitimate and fair manner.

(Principles of use and provision)
Personal information shall be maintained and provided within the scope of the objectives of collection to which our customers have given their consent. However, personal information may be used and provided without the customers’ consent in the following cases.
(1) If it is required by laws and regulations
(2) If it is necessary to protect important interests such as the life, health or property of our customers or the general public

Proper management

(Assurance of accuracy)
Personal information shall be managed in an accurate and up-to-date state in as far as necessary under the objectives of collection.

(Assurance of security)
Reasonable security measures shall be taken against unauthorized access to personal information, loss, destruction, falsification and leakage of personal information, etc. as required by law, regulations, etc.

(Actions for outsourcing of handling)
If personal information is deposited outside of our company in order to outsource the information processing or otherwise, we will select a depositor (consignee) who meets the standards for protection of personal information prescribed by our company.

Compliance

Personal information shall be handled in compliance with laws, regulations and other rules.

Disclosure, etc.

If a customer requests to view, correct or delete his or her information, we will promptly respond to that request within the scope of commonly accepted practices.

Complaints/Request for Consultation

We will appropriately address any complaints and request for consultation regarding personal information. Please contact us at the following consultation service.

Reexamination of compliance program

Our company shall periodically reexamine the compliance program in order to appropriately protect personal information.

Contact

If you have any questions about our company’s policy on the protection of personal information, please contact us at the following e-mail address: privacy.jp@webershandwick.com .