Privacy Policy for Exhibitions and Events

Sankei Shimbun Co., Ltd. (“we,” “us,” “our”) complies with Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information and other related laws and regulations when handling personal information.
This privacy policy (this “Policy”) stipulates the purpose of use, management, and operation of personal information we obtain from you when you register to participate (including filling out registration cards or handing over business cards, and the same applies hereinafter) in an exhibition or event (“Events”), request information, or submit questionnaires. This Policy applies to your personal information that you state or enter when registering to participate in Events or submitting questionnaires. By registering to participate in Events, requesting information, or submitting questionnaires, you shall be deemed to have agreed to all of the details specified in this Policy.

1. Acquisition of Personal Information

We may collect and use the following kinds of personal information for the purposes stated in “2. Purpose of Use of Personal Information.”

2. Purpose of Use of Personal Information

We use your personal information within the scope of the following purposes:

3. Outsourcing Handling of and Disclosing Personal Information

We may outsource specific work involving your personal information (including building and managing websites, communicating with you, packaging and sending items, and sending information on products and services) to another company; provided, however, that personal information for which handling is outsourced shall be limited to the minimum personal information necessary for the outsourced work and the scope of use shall be limited to the scope of such work.

4. Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

We may provide personal information to third parties in the following situations:

Furthermore, if you have agreed to this Policy by registering to participate in an Event or by submitting a questionnaire, we may provide your personal information to the Event sponsors, collaborators, exhibitors, subsidiaries and affiliated companies. Personal information provided shall include names, titles, organization or corporation names, department names, and contact information (including addresses, telephone or fax numbers, and email addresses). The purpose of use of the personal information provided, by the companies to which it is provided, shall be to inform you of information (including newsletters) related to their products and services or marketing activities (such as events and suggestions for improvement). We shall enter into an agreement regarding the handling of personal information with such companies before providing them with personal information.
If we provide your personal information to such companies, your personal information provided to the third party shall be managed by the relevant company from the point in time the personal information is provided. Both we and the relevant company shall handle your personal information in compliance with our respective personal information protection policies.

5. Personal Information Security

We take all possible measures to ensure we protect the security of your personal information. Data is stored on a password-protected, access-limited server. We also take the utmost care to ensure that data is not lost, misused, used without permission, published, altered, or destroyed.

6. Use of Cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files containing arbitrary strings of characters instead of personal information, which are exchanged between our website’s web server and a visitor’s internet browsing software (browser) when visiting our website, and are stored on the visitor’s device. Using cookies allows us to provide visitors with more appropriate services. Depending on the visitor’s browser settings, it may be possible to indicate in advance that our site uses cookies, or it may be possible for visitors to refuse to accept cookies. Please note that the functions available on our website may be limited if a visitor sets their browser to not use cookies.

7. Inquiries

Please contact us if you have any questions about this Policy or our Events:

Expo Planning Division, Sankei Shimbun Co., Ltd.
1-7-2 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8079
TEL: +81-3-3273-6180 / FAX: +81-3-3241-4999
event-fbi@sankei.co.jp