GEO HOLDINGS CORPORATION

Privacy Policy

GEO Group Privacy Policy

At GEO Group, we recognize the importance of the personal information entrusted to us by our customers and believe we have a social responsibility to endeavor to protect this information. To give GEO Group customers reassurance and peace of mind, we will comply with laws and regulations governing the protection of personal information and make every effort to promote proper management and use of personal data.

  1. Compliance with Laws, Regulations, and Rules

    We will comply with laws and regulations applicable to the handling of personal information as well as privacy guidelines established by government agencies and other relevant organizations.

  2. Collection and Use of Personal Information

    We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and will use collected personal information only to the extent necessary to achieve the specified purposes.

  3. Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties

    We will share personal information with third parties only if this is compatible with the specified purposes, customers have given their prior consent, or we are permitted to do so by laws and regulations.

  4. Management and Protection of Personal Information

    We will establish systems for the appropriate management of personal information and endeavor to prevent personal information from being leaked, lost or damaged, including implementing information security measures and providing ongoing training on the protection of personal information to officers and employees. We will also make continuous improvements to management systems for the protection of personal information.

  5. Dealing with Inquiries

    We will establish a point of contact for dealing with customer inquiries about personal information held and requests for its disclosure, correction or deletion, and we will respond to requests promptly and appropriately within reason.

    * We may revise this Privacy Policy to reflect developments such as initiatives to further protect personal information or amendments to relevant laws and regulations or guidelines established by government agencies and other organizations. In such cases, the revised policy will take effect immediately.

Established on November 1, 2011

Handling of Personal Information (Privacy Policy)

GEO HOLDINGS CORPORATION (hereinafter “we,” “our,” and “us”) is committed to handling personal information appropriately in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

  1. Use of Personal Information

    The personal information we collect from you will be handled appropriately, only to the extent necessary to achieve the following specified purposes.

    [ Purposes of Use ]
    1. To deal with customer inquiries
    2. To provide information about GEO Group companies and our services

    * Please note that, to allow us to return calls, we use a caller display that enables the person receiving a telephone call to see the number.
    * Whenever we collect personal information for a new purpose other than the above specified purposes, the intended purpose will be announced or notified.

    [ Joint Use ]

    GEO Group companies (companies specified in the scope of joint users below) may jointly use personal information within the scope necessary to achieve the following specified purposes.

    1. Jointly used personal information
      1. Personally identifiable information such as name, address, date of birth, telephone number and email address
      2. Details of customer inquiries
    2. Purpose of joint use

      To deal with customer inquiries

    3. Scope of joint users
      1. GEO HOLDINGS CORPORATION and its consolidated subsidiaries and
      2. Franchisees and distributors of each of the above companies
    4. Entity responsible for management of jointly used information

      GEO HOLDINGS CORPORATION

      * For details of the consolidated subsidiaries and equity-method affiliates of GEO HOLDINGS CORPORATION, please visit the link below: (https://www.geonet.co.jp/english/business/companies/) (https://www.geonet.co.jp/english/business/
      companies/)
      * For details of GEO HOLDINGS CORPORATION and the name, address and corporate representative of the entity responsible for management of joint use, please visit the link below: (https://www.geonet.co.jp/english/company/profile/) (https://www.geonet.co.jp/english/company/
      profile/)
      (https://www.geonet.co.jp/english/company/directors/) (https://www.geonet.co.jp/english/company/
      directors/)

  2. Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties

    We will not share personal information with third parties unless customers have given their prior consent or we are permitted to do so by laws and regulations.

  3. Handling of Anonymously Processed Information
    1. Creation of anonymously processed information When creating anonymously processed information (information obtained by processing personal information so that a specific individual cannot be identified by taking action prescribed by laws and regulations, where the personal information in question is rendered irrecoverable), we will comply with the following.
      1. Appropriately process the information in accordance with the standards set forth in laws and regulations
      2. Take safety management measures to prevent the leaking of the information deleted and information related to the processing methods in accordance with the standards set forth in laws and regulations
      3. Publicly announce the items of information included in anonymously processed information
      4. Not engage in any conduct to identify an individual whose personal information was used as the source of creation
    2. Provision of anonymously processed information
      When providing anonymously processed information to a third party, we will publicly announce the items of information on individuals contained in the anonymously processed information it seeks to provide and the method of provision, and clearly specify to the third party recipient that the information provided is anonymously processed information.

      * For matters announced concerning anonymously processed information, please visit the link below.

    GEO CORPORATION Privacy Policy

  4. Disclosure to Contractors

    We may entrust business operations in whole or in part to contractors and provide them with personal information to the extent necessary. In such cases, we will enter into an agreement on the protection of personal information with contractors and exercise appropriate supervision.

  5. Management of Personal Information

    We will take the utmost care in rigorously managing personal information to prevent personal data breaches such as unauthorized access and the loss, destruction, falsification and leakage of personal information. When collecting personal information over the internet or on a mobile communication device, we use standard Secure Socket Layers or SSL technology where necessary to protect personal data.

    * Due to the nature of internet communication, security cannot be completely guaranteed even with the use of standard SSL security technology.
    * For details of our security measures, please visit the link below:

    Security Measures

  6. Cookies and Web Beacon

    We may use cookies and web beacons to improve our customers’ experience of using our website and to understand their preferences.

  7. Revision of Handling of Personal Information (Privacy Policy)

    We may revise this Privacy Policy to reflect developments such as initiatives to further protect personal information or amendments to relevant laws and regulations or guidelines established by government agencies and other organizations. In such cases, the revised policy will take effect immediately.

  8. Procedure for Disclosure, Correction or Suspension of Use of Personal Information Held

    We will respond promptly and within reason to any requests from customers themselves or their authorized representatives. To make a request, please use the contact details provided in “9. Contact Details for Requests Concerning the Handling of Personal Information.”

    * In the case of a request for disclosure, we will notify you of the personal information held in writing, or by other means, including oral notification, telephone call or electronic record.
    * In the case of a request for correction or suspension of use, we will notify you by phone orally or by other means once the requested action has been taken. (Please note in advance that no written evidence will be issued.)

  9. Contact Details for Requests Concerning the Handling of Personal Information

    For inquiries and requests about our handling of personal information or the disclosure or correction of personal information held, please contact us using the form below.

    * In the field for “Choose your topic,” please select “About privacy policy.”

    General Inquiry Form

    * For details of GEO CORPORATION’s privacy policy, please click on the link below.

    GEO CORPORATION Privacy Policy

Revised on April 1, 2022
GEO HOLDINGS CORPORATION

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