Privacy policy

Privacy Policy of Sanpo Publications (Management Office of the Japan International Welding Show)

Sanpo Publications Incorporated (hereinafter, “we,” “our, “us,” “the Company” and similar) pays careful attention to protecting personal information and respecting the privacy of each and every individual who registers in advance or on-site for tradeshows, forums, conferences, seminars, business tours and all online services organized by us.

The Company may outsource the management office operations of tradeshows, forums, conferences, seminars and business tours, database operations and website operations to third party businesses that the Company has judged trustworthy. Even in such cases, the personal information of all users shall be protected under this Privacy Policy. Before using any services provided by the Company, read the following and familiarize yourself with our Privacy Policy.

■Handling of Personal Information

The Company seeks personal information in the following cases. In each of these cases, we shall explicitly state the reason why the personal information is required and request that the individual provide that information at his/her own discretion.
・To process applications, participation and ticketing for tradeshows, forums, conferences, seminars and business tours
・To provide information on manufacturing and/or processing technologies, products and services
・To confirm applications for email services and send email
・To confirm purchases of and deliver newspapers, magazines, books, etc.
・To request, pay for and confirm transactions for products and services
・To deliver notices on subscriptions to periodicals, etc.
・To request information from and otherwise mediate for companies who wish to advertise with us
・To send letters of appreciation and other correspondences to participants who cooperate in surveys
・To send prizes and other matter for contests, etc.

■Notices Seeking Personal Information

In order to identify and separately contact individuals, the Company may seek the name, postal address, phone number, fax number, email address and other information of individuals. Moreover, in order to improve services and deliver information to individuals, the Company may seek the occupation and information on an individual’s place of work, industries of interest, product and technology fields, etc.

■Use of Personal Information

Personal information obtained from users shall be used for the following purposes. An individual may at any time instruct us to stop using his/her personal information if objected to a specific purpose of use.
・To send email over provided email services
・To deliver information, products and so forth ordered by users
・To make the confirmations and notifications necessary towards providing services applied for by users
・To report the results of cooperation/participation in surveys or events
・To deliver welding or joining information of ours that we believe beneficial to users
・To deliver welding or joining information of other companies or organizations that we believe beneficial to users
・To conduct surveys for the purpose of improving future tradeshows and developing new events
・To otherwise contact users when necessary
The Company may also use personal information it has obtained from users to improve the content of websites and emails to the greater satisfaction of users, and optimize content to individual users.
■Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

The Company shall not disclose registered personal information to third parties without the approval of the individual. (Personal information shall not be provided to other businesses or organizations so that they can deliver notices that are possibly beneficial to users.) If an individual who has approved the disclosure of his/her personal information to third parties later desires that his/her personal information not be provided further, the Company shall cease to provide his/her personal information to third parties.

■Cancellation of Services and Deletion of Registered Information
The Company shall stop providing information and services to a concerned individual at his/her request and, if that individual desires that his/her personal information be deleted, the Company shall delete that information from our database as quickly as possible. Moreover, the Company shall promptly request the same action of third party businesses and organizations to whom the said personal information has been provided.

■Administrator of Personal Information

Please direct any questions on the protection of personal information to the below department.

Management Office :
Sanpo Publications Incorporated
1-11 Kanda Sakuma-cho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0025 JAPAN
TEL. +81-3-3258-6411 / FAX. +81-3-3258-6430
URL. http://www.sanpo-pub.co.jp