Privacy Policy

HAL Laboratory (hereinafter, the “Company”) fully complies with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (hereinafter, the “APPI”) and related laws and ordinances. The Company is dedicated to the appropriate use and protection of personal information (as defined under the APPI, hereinafter the same shall apply) which you share with the Company.

Use of Personal Information

The Company will not use any personal information you provide to the Company outside of the scope of the purposes of use without first obtaining your consent, unless otherwise permitted under the APPI or other applicable laws and regulations. Any personal information you provide to the Company will be used only for the purposes outlined below.

  • (1) Examinations and analyses for the development of and improvement in the quality of the new and existing products and services offered by the Company;
  • (2) Necessary communications, such as important notices from the Company;
  • (3) Communications, selections and deliveries for those who have participated in or assisted with events, surveys, etc. organized by the Company;
  • (4) Selection of, notification and providing information, etc. to job applicants and those who are interested in the Company in relation to recruitment (including internship programs) at the Company;
  • (5) Responses to customer inquiries;
  • (6) Prevention of unauthorized use;
  • (7) Other purposes of use indicated at the time of accepting the personal information; and
  • (8) Internal operation purposes related to the above.

Disclosure and Provision of Personal Information

The Company will not provide or disclose your personal information to any third party without your prior consent, except when the Company is legitimately entitled to disclose personal information under the APPI or other applicable laws and regulations.
However, in order to achieve the purposes of use, the Company may share personal information, as necessary, with third-party contractors bound by non-disclosure agreements.
Even in these cases, the Company’s NDA-bound third-party contractors are under the Company’s responsibility, and the Company takes appropriate supervisory measures to make sure this personal information is handled appropriately.

Management of Personal Information

The handling of any personal information you share with the Company is governed by strict, proper administrative processes. The Company implements measures necessary to prevent fraudulent personal information access, and to prevent personal information loss, damage, leakage and falsification.

Requests for Disclosure, etc.

When you wish to receive notification of the purposes of use, disclosure, revision, addition, deletion, suspension of use, erasure or suspension of third-party provision of your own personal information (hereinafter, “Disclosure, etc.”), the Company will respond to the request within a reasonable period of time and make sure there are no professional conflicts, or take another appropriate action once the Company has confirmed that the request was made by the subject of the personal information. However, if the Company is not obligated to make Disclosure, etc. based on the APPI, the Company may not be able to respond to your request for Disclosure, etc. Please contact us at following Personal Information Inquiry Contact for specific procedures.

Privacy Policy Revision

The Company may revise the Privacy Policy owing to changes in laws, etc., related to personal information protection or to better handle personal information. The privacy policy will be altered to reflect the content of these revisions as needed.

Personal Information Inquiry Contact

Please make contact from the inquiry page with any inquiries about personal information.

Cookies

For your greater convenience and enhanced experience of the contents, as well as for a better statistical understanding of usage conditions, the website (https://www.hallab.co.jp/eng/) (hereinafter, the “Website”) uses cookies. Cookies are data files transmitted by a website to your computer so that, when you visit the website again, the website can recognize that it is your computer being used to access the website. The Company does not, without your prior consent, use cookies to gather information that can be used to personally identify you.
Although you are able to refuse the storage of cookies, please note that cookie refusal may cause a portion of the Website’s content to become inaccessible. As setting adjustments vary between browsers, you should consult your browser help file for further details.

Access Data

The Website uses Google Analytics and User Insight to analyze site access. Some pages are embedded with collection tags to allow for the collection of data regarding your usage . Cookies may also be set on your browser or existing cookies read. This data does not include any information whatsoever that can be used to personally identify you, e.g. name, address, telephone number, etc. Gathering this data helps the Company provide you with a more convenient usage experience as well as improve and maintain the Website. See below for more details.
How Google uses information from users utilizing Google partner sites or apps
How access analysis tool User Insight collects and uses information

Third-Party Ad Serving Cookie Usage

Third-party enterprises Google and User Local use cookie data to advertise to you on various other sites based on your previous access to the Website. Usage of cookie data by these companies can be disabled on the following opt out pages.
Google Ads opt out page
Opting out of User Insight

Installation of Social Media “buttons”

On the Website, some pages may have “buttons” such as for the following social media sites. When you use these social media sites and browse a page with social media “buttons,” information such as you browsing the page may be automatically sent to the social media site. For more details, please check the following policies of each social media site.
Twitter (Twitter privacy policy)

YouTube API service

The Website uses the YouTube API service to display appropriate videos to you. The YouTube API service is provided based on Google’s privacy policy and YouTube’s Terms of Service. By using the Website, you are deemed to have agreed to YouTube’s Terms of Service. The Company does not acquire or use any of your information through this API.

About Use by Children Under the Age of 13

The Website is intended for customers over the age of 13 and cannot be used by customers under the age of 13. The Company does not intentionally collect personal information of customers under the age of 13 on the Website, and in the event that the Company becomes aware of its collection of personal information of customers under the age of 13, the Company will promptly delete such personal information.

Revised: January 14th, 2021