Privacy policy

Purpose of Use of Personal Information

The Company acquires and handles personal information in order to achieve the following purpose of use:
When it becomes necessary for the Company to use any provided personal information for any purpose other than the purposes listed below, the Company obtains the prior approval of the person who has provided such information.

【The purpose of the use of personal information concerning shareholders, institutional investors, securities analysts, and members of economic papers and journals, and other media】

  • Response to the exercise of rights based on laws and regulations related to the Commercial Code, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, etc.
  • The delivery and communication of materials for distribution, such as business reports and resolution notices, and notice pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act and others
  • Identity verification

【The purpose of the use of personal information concerning members of business partners, affiliates and public offices】

  • The exercise of rights and the performance of obligations under agreements with the Company
  • The collection and provision of information on the proper use of pharmaceuticals sold by the Company
  • The collection and provision of information on the quality, safety or efficacy of pharmaceuticals sold by the Company
  • The collection and provision of medical care information, academic information and the like
  • The collection and provision of information on the products and services handled by the Company
  • When the necessity to collect pharmaceuticals arises, or when pharmaceuticals cause any accident, the collection and provision of information thereon and response thereto
  • Delivery and communication according to directories stating the names, addresses, positions, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, etc.
  • Identity verification
  • Notification and report to public offices

【The purpose of the use of personal information concerning applicants for recruitment】

  • The examination and determination of selection
  • Various kinds of communication related to company information, employment information, and selection and other information
  • Notification and report to public offices pursuant to laws and regulations
  • Identity verification

【The purpose of the use of personal information concerning the users of inquiry counters】

  • The examination of, investigation into and response to the content of consultation, communication and the like
  • Identity verification

【The purpose of the use of personal information concerning the officers and employees of consolidated companies and affiliated companies】

  • Delivery and communication according to directories stating the names, addresses, positions, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, etc.
  • Identity verification

【The purpose of the use of personal information concerning the officers, employees, part-time workers, retirees and their family members】

  • Employment management regarding personnel affairs, fringe benefits, ability development, etc.
  • Administrative procedures regarding general affairs, accounting, systems, etc.
  • Notification, provision and report to the benefit association, labor union, health insurance society, pension fund, participating groups, consolidated companies and affiliated companies
  • Communication and provision related to the employees’ stock ownership associations
  • Work-related communication or information exchange
  • Notification and report to public offices pursuant to laws and regulations
  • Identity verification

Concluded.
Enacted as of April 1, 2009
Revised as of October 1, 2012
Revised as of April 1, 2018
Revised as of April 1, 2022