Asahi Vision Privacy Policy

Area of Application

The present policy apply to this website and domains. In some cases, ASAHI VISION website also contains links to the websites of third party, non-ASAHI VISION affiliated companies, to which these privacy policy do not apply. The present document describes how ASAHI VISION protects and makes use of the information you give us when you use this website. If you are asked to provide information when using this website, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy.

We take the protection of your personal information very seriously. Our processing of your personal information collected during your visit to our website is carried out fully in accordance with the relevant legal stipulations. In addition, our approach to dealing with personal information is based on the Japanese and International data protection principles which provide for the greatest possible degree of transparency in the transmission and lawful processing of personal information.

Introduction

We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide products, services and events information besides enabling certain functions on this website.

We also collect information to better understand how visitors use this website and to present timely, relevant information to them.

Gathering, processing and transfer of personal information

In certain areas of the ASAHI VISION website, you are requested to provide us with personal information in order to help us enhance the site and keep in contact with you. Any personal information you submit is treated as confidential and is saved and processed exclusively within the scope of the relationship between you and ASAHI VISION.

Your personal information is not forwarded, published or otherwise made available to third parties for marketing purposes without your prior approval.

This website is not intended for use by children under the age of thirteen. ASAHI VISION does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen on this website or any other ASAHI VISION site, and if ASAHI VISION becomes aware that it has inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of thirteen, such information will be deleted from our records immediately.

We may collect the following information:
* Name
* Contact information including email address
* Demographic information, such as postcode
* Website usage data
* Other information relevant to customer inquiries

Unfortunately, the transmission of information through the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. ASAHI VISION is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy setting or security measures contained in your browser or on the website.

Cookies and how we use them

A cookie is a small file placed in your computer’s hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.
Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific for you. They also enable us to see information like how many people use our website and what pages they tend to visit.

- Web Analysis
ASAHI VISION use Google Analytics in order to statistically evaluate the accessing of our website. The data are anonymized so that they cannot be allocated to a specific person. This saved information is used exclusively for the compilation of reports on the use of the website. These reports help us to evaluate and continually improve the content and aspect of our website.
Google Analytics uses cookies which enables an analysis of your use of our website. As a rule, the information about your use of this website obtained by the cookie is transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it is saved. Your IP address will however be shortened by Google – if IP anonymization is activated on the website. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide us with other services relating to website and internet usage preferences.

- Personal preferences
Our website can present you with information you will find more relevant and interesting.

Social Media plug-ins

ASAHI VISION website contains some social media buttons. These buttons, if displayed on the website, do not establish any contact with social media servers. For a connection to be activated and for communication to be established with any of them, you must firstly grant your approval – by clicking on the buttons.

If you are already logged into a social network of your choice, this is carried out without another window being opened. As this transfer occurs directly, we do not obtain any information about the data transferred. What is transferred is the fact that you have launched the respective site. If you are logged into any social media service at the same time, this information is assigned to your social media account and is thus linked with you as an individual.
For information on the further use and saving of your personal data by one of these networks, it is advisable to contact these social media channels directly. It is likewise possible to block social plugins through your browser using add-ons.

Security

ASAHI VISION will always hold your information securely. To prevent unauthorized disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards.

We also follow stringent procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Limitation on Liability

YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO RESTRICT OR TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE OR ANY FEATURE OR PART THEREOF AT ANY TIME. IN NO EVENT WILL ASAHI VISION, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

© 2016 asahi vision inc – This policy was last modified: June 2016

If you have any questions about this policy:
- Please send an email to info@asahi-vision.com or,
- Send a letter to:
asahi vision inc
Public Relations, Sales and Marketing Department
3-12-7 Biwajima, Nishi-ku
Nagoya city, Aichi prefecture
JAPAN 451-0053

© 2016 ASAHI VISION All Rights Reserved.