|-Policy on Protection of Personal Information-
| Handling of Personal Information
on Web Site of Toyota Industries Corporation
Toyota Industries Corporation (hereinafter referred to as TICO)
considers that protecting the privacy and personal information
(hereinafter collectively referred to as personal information)
of visitors to our Web site (hereinafter referred to as visitors
or a visitor) is the base of our business activities and we
believe it is an essential duty to the society. The basic policy
on handling the personal information on the web site in Japan
is explained herein.
Any visitor can view TICO's Web site freely without revealing
any personal information. We, however, may ask your personal
information within the necessary scope when you inquire or request
information to us. The personal information of visitors we obtained
through the inquiry form, document request form or e-mail shall
be handled in accordance with the personal information protection
policy stipulated below.
The personal information here includes your name, age, telephone
number, e-mail address, addresses of residence and office, etc.
of which one or combination of more than one information can
identify the individual.
||TICO shall make reasonable
efforts so as not to damage visitors' benefit when acquiring,
storing, using or releasing the personal information.
||A visitor can view our
web site basically without revealing the personal information
for freely reading the information therein. Your personal
information will not be acquired if you merely view the
||TICO shall take appropriate
safety measures for preventing leakage, loss, modification
or theft of acquired personal information of visitors
as well as illegal access to visitors' personal information.
||TICO shall use the personal
information within the scope necessary to achieve the
to inquiry or demand from visitors
requested by visitors
of events to visitors
||Indication of opinions
and messages of visitors with prior consent
||TICO shall not release
the personal information of any visitor, except with prior
consent. In the following cases, however, the personal
information may be provided to a third party without prior
consent of the visitor:
||When we determine
that response by our affiliated company, distributor or dealer
is more appropriate
the document requested by a visitor is subcontracted
to a third party with whom we have concluded a secrecy
||When regulated so
by a law
||When it is required
for protection of life, body or property of a person
and it is difficult to obtain prior consent
|| When cooperation
is requested for a work regulated by a law and conducted
by a national agency, public organization of the
local government or a party subcontracted by them
and obtaining the prior consent of the visitor may
adversely affect the work
||When an individual personal
information protection policy is clarified or when you
are linking to such a content, that policy shall have
the first priority.
|| TICO shall strictly observe
the laws and other regulations applied to the personal
information and continuously review and improve this personal
information protection policy. Therefore, the personal
information protection policy shown on the web site is
subject to revision.
The cookie is a piece of information that a Web site transmits
to a visitor's browser and is stored in the hard disk
of visitor's computer. TICO may use the cookies in order
to customize the Web site according to needs of visitors
or improve the contents and services provided through
the Web site for higher customers' satisfaction. If you
or to alert you when a cookie is being sent. For your
information, a cookie does not contain any of personal
identifiable information such as your name, e-mail address,
telephone number and residence address.
Toyota Industries Corporation and applicable only for
Web sites in Japan. This, therefore, is not applicable
to TICO's affiliated companies in Japan and overseas.
For personal information protection policies of respective
companies, inquire to the corresponding companies. Note
that TICO is not responsible in security of personal information
on other Web sites linked to our Web site.