Privacy

Privacy Statement

Last revised: 28 August 2018

Introduction

Deloitte.com is comprised of various individual global, country, regional, or practice specific websites, each of which is provided by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited ("DTTL") or one of its independent member firms or their related entities (collectively, the "Deloitte Network"). These individual websites are designated in the upper right hand corner of each webpage.

This Privacy Statement applies only to the specific webpages of deloitte.com designated as Japan in the upper right hand corner, which are referred to below as "this Website".

The DTTL member firm in Japan is Deloitte Japan (also referred to below as “Deloitte Tohmatsu Group”, “we”, “us” or “our”), which is a privacy conscious organization. We are the entity within the Deloitte Network that is providing this Website and this Privacy Statement explains how we protect visitors’ information collected via this Website.
 

By using this Website, you are agreeing to the utilization of your information as described in this Privacy Statement.

Please note that the other country, regional and practice specific websites contained within deloitte.com are provided by other entities within the Deloitte Network and are not provided by us. Such websites, as well as other websites that may be linked to this Website, are not governed by this Privacy Statement. We encourage a visitor to review each of other website's privacy statements before disclosing his/her personal information.

This Privacy Statement may be supplemented or amended from time to time by privacy statements that are specific to certain areas of this Website (e.g., recruitment). For more details about the online recruitment process, please review the specific statement governing the area.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact webmaster services by using the contact us link.
 

Information collection

As a visitor, you do not have to provide any personal information in order to use the Website. This Website only collects personal information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address, and telephone and facsimile numbers.

We may also store and maintain any contents that you provide, including but not limited to postings on any blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications and services that we may provide.

We usually do not collect special care-required personal information (e.g., personal information comprising a principal’s race, creed, social status, medical history, criminal record, fact of having suffered damage by a crime, etc.) from visitors. We will obtain your explicit consent when necessary to collect and utilize such information.

 

Log information, cookies and web beacons

This Website collects standard internet log information including your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses. To ensure that this Website is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation, we or our service providers may also use cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or Web beacons (electronic images that allow this Website to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) to collect aggregate data.  Additional information on how we use cookies and other tracking technologies and how you can control these can be found in our cookie notice.

Information utilization

At times, you may provide personal information via this Website, for example, to gain access to specific content, attend a Deloitte Tohmatsu Group hosted event, respond to a survey, or request communications about specific areas of interest. In such cases, the information you provide will be utilized to manage your request and to customize and improve this Website and related services offered to you. We may also utilize your personal information for marketing purposes, or to send you promotional materials or communications regarding services provided by entities within the Deloitte Network that we feel may be of interest to you. We may also contact you to seek feedback on services provided by entities within the Deloitte Network or for market or other research purposes.

Your personal information may also be utilized to protect the rights or property of Deloitte Tohmatsu Group and that of our users and, where appropriate, to comply with legal process.

You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you emails or other communications generated in response to your provision of personal information via this Website.
 

Provision to Third Parties

As a rule, we do not provide your personal data to any third parties, except where such provision is permitted based on applicable laws and regulations, or you are deemed to have consented to such provision under the purpose or policy of applicable laws and regulations.


Provision to Third Parties in a Foreign County

When we provide your personal data to a third party in a foreign country (hereinafter a country or region located outside the territory of Japan), it provides your personal data only to a person establishing a system conforming to standards prescribed by rules of the Personal Information Protection Commission as necessary for continuously taking action equivalent to the one that it shall take concerning the handling of personal data, or it provides your personal data only when a consent on such provision to a third party in a foreign country is obtained in advance from the principal.

Blogs, forums, wikis, and other social media

This Website may host various blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications or services that allow you to share content with other users (collectively “Social Media Applications”).  Any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application can be read, collected, and used by other users of that Social Media Application over whom we have little or no control.  Therefore, we are not responsible for any other user’s use, misuse, or misappropriation of any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application.
 

Access to information

Visitors who would like to request access to their information, to update their details, or unsubscribe from communications should contact webmaster services using the contact us link. In all cases we will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.
 

Information security

We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by visitors via this Website from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
 

Changes to our Privacy Statement

We may modify or amend this Privacy Statement from time to time at our discretion. When we make changes to this Statement, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page, and such modified or amended Privacy Statement shall be effective as to you and your information as of that revision date.  We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Statement to be informed about how we are protecting your information.
 

Children's privacy protection

We understand the importance of protecting children's privacy in the interactive online world. This Website is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 13 years of age or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.
 

Visitors' questions

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using this Website, please direct them to webmaster services using the contact us link.