the Protection of Personal Information (Law No. 57 of May 30, 2003) and
Acquisition of your personal information
We obtain your personal information through lawful and fair methods
to the extent necessary for attaining the purposes of using your personal
Purposes of using your personal information
@We will use your personal information as our client (hereinafter gClienth)
or as a person visiting our website or using our services (hereinafter
gVisitorh) in order to enable us to understand your needs as a Client or
a Visitor and improving our services to you. We will only use your personal information
for the following purposes and no other purposes without your prior consent:
(1) Providing you with
|-@Giving notice related to our business
newsletters and other law-related information
-@Giving notice about lectures, seminars and other events
-@Sending New Yearfs cards and other letters
-@Responding to your inquiries
@-@Giving notice related to the submission of entry sheets for the recruitment
of attorneys-at-law, patent/trademark attorneys, certified public accountants,
clerks and interns
Contractor for handling your personal information
We may use contractors for providing Clients and Visitors with our
services. In such event we will share
with such contractors your personal information as a Client or a Visitor. We will only select contractors for such
purposes if they satisfy our stringent selection standards, and execute
agreements on confidentiality, safe management of personal information, etc.
with them and properly supervise them.
Providing a third party with your personal information
We will not provide a third party with your personal information as
a Client or a Visitor unless you give us your prior consent or unless laws and
related regulations allow us to do so.
Request for disclosure of your personal information
@You as a Client or a Visitor may access your personal information held
@We will make our best efforts to promptly respond to your request after
identifying you as a Client or a Visitor in our register.
@We will inform you if we cannot comply with your request for any reason.
Request for revising your personal information
@Please contact us according to the information provided in our
emails, letters, etc. sent to you, if you as a Client or a Visitor in our
register wish to revise your personal information held by us. We will promptly revise your personal
information and give notice to you after identifying you as a Client or a
Visitor in our register.
7. Method of terminating distribution
@Please refer to the method of termination according to the information
provided in our emails, letters, fax messages or telephone contacts to
you and give notice to us by such method if you wish us to stop sending
you any of them.
@We are tracking usage of our website by checking keywords input by you
as a Client or a Visitor, how you use our website, which pages you access
and which documents you read. We integrate such tracking data and use such as
clues to further understand your acts as a Client or a Visitor and to recognize
the characteristics and features you require from our website services to provide
you with notices and information that are most likely to suit your needs. We will also use such data for the purpose of
deciding upon the best method of providing you with our services and as a form
of service contract with you.
Link to other sites
@Our website may include a link to other websites. We are not responsible
for the handling of your personal information at other websites linked to ours. We recommend you as a Client or a Visitor to
confirm the protection policy of personal information at websites that collect
your personal information when you move from our website to such sites.
person who accesses a website. When you as
a Client or a Visitor start a session at our website, our website prepares a
Cookie for identifying you as a Client or a Visitor and confirms your right of
access. A Cookie does not keep the
information that you input in our website but merely identifies you as a Client
or a Visitor. A Cookie is necessary for
enabling you to access the many features and contents of our website, but you may
delete the Cookies any time from your computer.
@We use various security measures for securing the safety and confidentiality
of your personal information as a Client or a Visitor. Your personal
information is kept inside our firewalls and only our attorneys-at-law,
patent/trademark attorneys, certified public accountants and other specialists
and clerks who need to access your personal information to perform their duties
are authorized to do so.
notification of it on our website. We
may also send an email to that effect to your email address provided to us.
Contact regarding handling of your personal information