Privacy Policy
Last Updated: January 10, 2022

We are engaged in industries and operations which contribute to the daily life of many people in various fields, such as industrial gas solutions. In the course of operating these businesses, we come to retain personal information of our customers, our business partners, our shareholders, our employees, etc. Acknowledging the importance of privacy protection in our society, we take it as our social responsibility to comply with the laws, regulations and social norms related to protection of personal information. Therefore, we have established the following privacy policy and hereby declare that we will carry out and maintain it.

1. Acquisition of Personal Information

The Company will use fair and proper means to acquire personal information, clearly specifying the purpose of use of such information in advance.

2. Purpose of Use of Personal Information

The Company will use personal information only within the scope of the purpose of its use. Further, when we outsource the handling of personal information to a third party contractor, we will do so only after conducting a prior investigation of such contractor and executing an agreement that is necessary for proper management and supervision of such contractor, and will take the measures necessary for compliance with the applicable laws and regulations.

3. Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

The Company will never provide a third party with any of your personal information unless we obtain your prior consent or unless such provision is permitted under applicable laws or governmental regulations.

4. Security Management of Personal Information

We take the necessary security measures to prevent loss, destruction, modification, and leakage of personal information. We appoint a personal information protection manager and implement appropriate management of personal information, providing all our employees with training in the protection and appropriate management methods of personal information. We thereby realize thorough implementation of appropriate treatment of personal information in our businesses.