◆Basic Policy for Handling Personal Information◆
TEPCO Innovation & Investments US, Inc. (“Company”) complies with applicable laws and regulations relating to the protection of personal information and, if necessary, Company will review the above-mentioned provisions and try to improve them.
1. Compliance with Laws and Regulations
Company complies with applicable laws and regulations relating to the protection of personal information and, if necessary, Company will review the above-mentioned provisions and try to improve them.
2. Purposes of Use of Personal Information
When collecting personal information, Company specify its purpose of use and shall publicly announce or notice to the person himself/herself. Company shall not handle personal information in a way that exceeds the scope of prior specified purpose. The contents that Company shall announce are as described in this “Purposes of Use of Personal Information”. When collecting or using personal information in a way that exceeds the scope of prior specified purpose, Company shall explain the purpose, the procedure and the contents of range of use, obtaining consent of the person.
3. Acquisition and Usage of Personal Information
Company shall use a user’s personal information such as name, address and phone number to operate our services appropriately and smoothly. For acquiring these personal information, Company collect them through legitimate and fair methods and shall not handle them in a way that exceeds the scope necessary to operate our services appropriately and smoothly.
4. Accuracy of Customer Personal Information
Company shall take necessary measures for the appropriate management of acquired information to prevent any leakage, loss and destruction of acquired information. Also, in the scope necessary to fulfill the purpose of usage, Company will carefully maintain and revise the personal information as accurately and timely as possible.
5. Restricting Access and Providing Information to Third Parties
Company shall not disclose or provide to any third parties any personal information provided on the Company Web site by users with exception of the following cases:
- in case that a user agrees to provide or disclose the personal information;
- in case of an emergency and necessity to protect someone's life, health or property; and,
- in case that a provision or disclosure of the information is required by the applicable laws and regulations.
If necessary, Company may disclose or provide the personal information to contractors only to the extent necessary to achieve the purposes for which the information is provided. In such case, Company will obligate, via contracts and otherwise, Company’s contractors to never leak personal information, use it for other purposes than as stipulated herein or resubmit it. Company will have such contractors implement appropriate management similar to that of Company.
6. Using Jointly
Company shall use a user’s personal information jointly as described below.
【Total business management/internal control of Tokyo Electric Power Group】
(1)User’s information to be used jointly
Name, address, birthday, phone number, occupation, email address and contract information
(2)The scope of joint users
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. and the subsidiary companies/affiliated companies
For exercise of rights or performance of obligations based on the total compliance or business management/internal control of Tokyo Electric Power Group and the laws. However, the scope which has an influence to the rules of Electricity Business Act is exceptional.
7. Inquiries for Customer Personal Information
In case that users wish to confirm their personal information, Company will endeavor to provide such users with their personal information promptly after fully making sure the person who is making the request is the owner of the personal information. Provided, however, that the request may not be fulfilled when Company’s operations could be significantly affected, or Company decides it is inappropriate to fulfill the request in accordance with laws, or social customs and business practices. If there are any errors or misrepresentations in the personal information about you that Company maintains, please inform Company of your request through Company’s contact information or mailbox on the web page where you provided your information.
8. Revision of this Policy
This policy is subject to revision to improve the personal information protection system, or based upon changes, etc. to laws and regulations.
◆The Purpose of Use for Personal Information◆
Regarding the purpose of use for personal information that Company shall hold, Company announce the details as described below.
For personal information that Company shall hold, in services mentioned in article of association as described below, Company shall use them in the scope necessary to operate services or the services incidental thereto, needed by conclusion or implementation of contract, and related laws or regulations. Furthermore, when using these personal information, Company shall give full consideration to ensure fair competition.
- Electric utility industry
- Telecommunications business, information processing, information providing service and advertising business
- Services related to the above
◆Procedures Related to Personal Information◆
If you need to know the contents of your personal information, you can request for disclosure of personal information through our inquiry form.