GEO HOLDINGS CORPORATION

Privacy Policy

GEO Group Personal Information Protection Policy

GEO Group (hereafter called the Group) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting personal information on every customer as our social responsibility. The Group shall comply with “the Personal Information Protection Law” and make maximum efforts to properly manage and use such important personal information to facilitate our customers’ comfortable use of each the Group.

  1. Observance of laws and regulations

    The Group is committed to obeying laws, regulations, and guidelines related to the protection of personal information.

  2. Collection and Usage of Personal Information

    The Group shall obtain Personal Information in an appropriate and fair manner and use such information within the scope of accomplishing the purpose of use.

  3. Provision of any Personal Information to any Third Party

    The Group shall not supply or disclose Customers’ Personal Information to third parties except for the cases where the Personal Information concerned is handled within the scope of the achievement of the purpose of use, customers have agreed beforehand or the disclosure of Personal Information is required by law.

  4. Control and Protection of Personal Information

    The Group shall implement proper control of Personal Information measures including information security control measures, regular training and education to its board of directors and employees, who should handle any Personal Information. The Group strives to enforce safety procedures in order to prevent leakage, loss or damage of Personal Information. The Group is determined to implement continuous improvements in its management structure and approaches to ensure protection of Personal Information.

  5. Our Customer Service Policy to such inquiries

    The Group shall establish a division in charge and respond to any inquiries and request of disclosure of Personal Information promptly to the reasonable extent.

    * This Privacy Policy is subject to change by revisions of laws, regulations, and guidelines related to the protection of Personal Information to improve data protection. When the Group makes a change, this Privacy policy will be updated accordingly.

Established as of November 1, 2011

Handling of Personal Information (Privacy Policy)

GEO HOLDINGS CORPORATION (hereafter called the Company) appropriately handles Personal Information in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Law and other relevant laws and regulations.

  1. Usage of Personal Information

    Personal Information obtained by the Company will be used within the scope of accomplishing the purpose of use.

    [ Purpose of use ]
    1. To respond to inquiries from our customer
    2. To introduce information for each GEO Group company and our retail service
    • Please understand that the Company has a telephone number display facility for a call-back purpose.
    • The Company may collect Personal Information beyond the above purpose of use. In such cases, we shall announce the purpose of use to the public or notify the owner of the information.
    [ Shared Usage ]

    Each GEO Group company (companies specified within a scope of joint user below) may use jointly Personal Information within the scope of accomplishing the purpose of use.

    1. Personal Information Items the Group shares
      1. The information that you provide to us which personally identifies you, such as name, address, date of birth, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.
      2. Inquiries from customers
    2. Purpose of shared usage

      To respond to customers’ inquires

    3. The scope of such shared usage
      1. the Company, our consolidated subsidiaries, and equity-method affiliates
      2. Franchisees or distributors of each mentioned in 3) a) above
    4. Manager in charge of shared usage

      GEO HOLDINGS CORPORATION

  2. Sharing Customer Personal information with Third Parties

    The Company will not supply or disclose Customers’ Personal Information to third parties except for the cases where customers have agreed beforehand or the disclosure of Personal Information is.

  3. Handling of anonymously processed information
    1. Creation of anonymously processed information
      When we handle anonymously processed information (information on individuals obtained by processing Personal Information so as neither to be able to identify specific individuals by taking measures prescribed by laws and regulations nor to be able to restore the said Personal Information), we will take the following actions.
      1. To execute appropriate processing according to the standards stipulated by laws and regulations
      2. To take safety control measures to prevent leakage of deleted information and information on methods of processing in accordance with the standards stipulated by laws and regulations
      3. To disclose items of information included in created anonymously processed information
      4. Not to act to identify individuals to whom personal information based on which anonymously processed information has been created is related to
    2. Provision of anonymously processed information
      When we provide anonymously processed information to a third party, we will disclose items of information on individuals contained in anonymously processed information to be provided and the method of provision, and will also expressly indicate to the third party that the information to be provided is anonymously processed information.
  4. Disclosure Customers’ Personal Information to any entrusted partner

    The Company may provide entrusted partners who either partially or totally work on behalf of or with the Company within the scope appropriate to the purpose with our customers’ Personal Information. In this case, the Company will not only conclude the Personal Information protection agreement with but also conduct appropriate supervision over such contractors.

  5. Management of Personal Information

    The Company will ensure the proper and strict safekeeping of the Personal Information received from our customers and strive to protect against unauthorized access to, or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, leakage of the Personal Information.

    The Company will apply the Industry standard security measure such as ISS when the Company collects his/her personal data through our website or his/her mobile communication tools. Although the Company takes all reasonable measures such as the Industry standard security ISS to protect Personal Information, we can not fully guarantee the security of Personal Information obtained due to the nature of internet communications.

  6. Cookies and Web beacons

    The Company may use Cookies and Web beacons that our websites ask to temporarily place on your computer’s hard drive. Cookie is a tiny element of data to facilitate your usage of our website by recognizing your preferred types of information and saving your time and efforts of data reentry. Web beacons might be connection with Cookies to gain an understanding how the website’ users navigate through and process the content contained in that website.

  7. Modification of the Privacy Policy

    This Privacy Policy is subject to change by revisions of laws, regulations, and guidelines related to the protection of Personal Information to improve data protection. In such cases, the revised Privacy Policy is effective.

  8. Disclosure, Amendment, Suspension of usage, and Deletion of Personal Information

    If the customer or a party acting on behalf of the customer wishes to request disclosure, amendment, suspension of usage, and deletion of his/her personal information provided to the Company, we will reasonably respond to your request in a timely manner. Please send us your inquiry through the contact information described in 8 below.

    • The Company will inform you the disclosure of information that you requested either in writing or orally.
    • The Company will inform you the amendment and suspension of usage that you requested either in writing or orally upon completion. (Please note that we will not issue any certificate.)
  9. Personal Information Inquiry Contact:

    For any inquiries, please contact below for further information.

    General Inquiry Form

Revision as of November 1, 2017
GEO HOLDINGS CORPORATION