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About Our Privacy Policy

About Our Privacy Policy

Nippon Steel & Sumikin Pipe is committed to the protection of personal information.

Privacy Policy

October 2013
Rempei Nakanishi, President and Representative Director
Nippon Steel & Sumikin Pipe Co., Ltd.


Nippon Steel & Sumikin Pipe has implemented the following Privacy Policy, in order to properly protect and handle the personal information of its customers, business associates, employees, and other stakeholders (hereinafter “you” or “your”).

  1. We shall comply with laws and regulations as well as other norms related to personal information.
  2. We shall manage personal information appropriately through the establishment of company rules and the appointment of a person in charge of handling personal information in each organization.
  3. We shall obtain personal information through lawful and fair means. We shall not use underhanded means to obtain personal information.
  4. We shall use your personal information within the scope of the purposes for which we have obtained your understanding.
  5. We shall take appropriate information security measures, such as countermeasures against unauthorized access and antivirus software, to prevent such things as the loss, destruction, alteration, or leakage of personal information.
  6. Only persons given authority in accordance with their specific duties shall handle personal information, and then only to the extent necessary to perform their duties.
  7. We shall not provide personal information to third parties, except where we have obtained your consent or have a valid reason for doing so.
  8. We shall respond sincerely to requests from you to disclose, correct, discontinue the use of, or delete your personal information.

Purpose of Use of Personal Information

We shall use your personal information for the following purposes.

Type of Personal Information Purpose of Use
Personal information of customers for purchasing NSPC’s products or services
  1. To process and execute orders
  2. To provide information on products, services, and events
  3. To provide after-sales service on delivered products and services
  4. To respond to inquiries and requests
  5. To fulfill contractual obligations
  6. To consider the advisability of doing business with you
  7. To commence business with you
We may provide personal information to our affiliated companies, distributors, and business associates, etc., within the scope necessary for the above purposes.
Personal information related to business associates such as suppliers
  1. To consider the advisability of doing business
  2. To commence doing business
  3. To process and execute business transactions
We may provide personal information to our affiliated companies, distributors, and business associates, etc., within the scope necessary for the above purposes.
Personal information of persons hoping to join the company
  1. To provide employment information to and contact job applicants
  2. To manage our recruitment affairs
We may advise or disclose purpose of using personal information individually depending on the purpose.

Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

We shall properly manage personal information that we obtain from you and shall not provide it to third parties without your prior consent, except in the following cases:

  1. Where based on the law;
  2. Where necessary to protect the life, health, or property of a person and it would be difficult to obtain your consent;
  3. Where there is a special need in order to improve public health or to promote the sound development of children and it would be difficult to obtain your consent;
  4. Where there is a need to cooperate in the performance of legally decreed business by a national agency, local public body, or person entrusted thereby and where obtaining your consent could hinder the execution of said business;
  5. Where entrusting the handling of personal information within the scope necessary to achieve the purposes of use; and
  6. Where providing personal information in conjunction with a merger or succession of business for some other reason.

Special Notes

  1. This Privacy Policy is subject to change in association with efforts to improve the handling of personal information and the enactment or revision of laws and ordinances or other rules.
  2. This Privacy Policy shall take effect from the date of publication (including any date of revision).

Point of Contact regarding Requests for the Disclosure, Correction, or Deletion, Etc., of Personal Information

Please contact us at the following phone number with inquiries or questions regarding this Privacy Policy.
General Administration Division, Nippon Steel & Sumikin Pipe Co., Ltd.
TEL: +81-3-6758-0276