Protection on Personal Information

Established on June 01, 2003

Last revision on June 09, 2009

Analysis Laboratory of Forensic Science, Inc.

We recognize the importance of protecting personal information and in order for all employees to comply with the law on the protection of personal information and follow basic policies and compliance program, we constantly declare that we will continue to improve our personal information protection management system by focusing on the changes in social demands.

Basic Policy on the Protection of Personal Information

  1. Compliance on the Protection of Personal Information · Program Planning

  2. We are committed to prevent risks such as unauthorized access to personal information, loss of personal information as well as the destruction, falsification and leakage of personal information. We also formulate and implement criteria, rules and procedures on proper handling and operation of personal information.

  3. Organizational Activities on the Protection of Personal Information

  4.   1. We will carry out the following activities for the implementation and practice of basic policies.
      2. All employees will comply with the laws and regulations on the protection of personal information.
      3. We have an appointed staff who is responsible for the protection of personal information. This person has the responsibility and authority concerning the implementation and operation of the compliance program.
      4. We have an appointed staff who is responsible for the protection of personal information as well as the implementation and operation of the compliance program. This person carries out internal audits on the practice of personal information protection.
      5. We request corporations and individuals for their cooperation on the protection of personal information.
      6. Everyone can read our basic policies on the protection of personal information in our website. We will also review and improve our compliance program from time to time.

  5. Handling of Personal Information

  6.   1. Respect for Individual Rights

      We respect rights of individuals regarding their personal information. As such, when we are asked disclose, correct or delete personal information, we respond to them within a reasonable period of time.

      2. Collection, Use, and Provision of Personal Information

      In collecting, using and providing personal information, we clarify the purpose of collection for individuals, limit the scope of usage on collected personal information and handle these information appropriately.

      3. Implementation of Safety Measures

      We will maintain a management regulations as well as implement safety measures within the company to avoid any trouble such as leakage of personal information outside of the company or unreasonably falsification.

About the Handling of Personal Information

We are constantly working on improving our safety measures so that we can properly manage your personal information and prevent unauthorized access, loss, destruction, tampering, and leakage of such information. However, we may offer to disclose information without your consent if it falls into the following exempted cases:

1. In accordance to the rules of court and provision of laws and regulation; and,

2. In cases where it is deemed necessary to protect serious interests such as life, health, property, etc. of the person concerned and of the parties involved.

We collect and use personal information for the following services (hereinafter referred to as “Our Services”):

1. Personal information provided to us will be automatically deleted after six months.

Personal information provided to and obtained from our company will be automatically deleted after six months.For the succeeding cases, you may be requested of your personal information.Our company requests clients to provide personal information of their own will.

2. Our company will request for personal information.

Our company may request your personal information in order to contact and communicate with you. Information such as e-mail address, full name, postal code, address, telephone number need not necessarily be answered. However, please note that some of our services will not be available unless you answer specific questions.

3. Your registered personal information may be associated with other information managed by our company.

For example, whether you are a customer who frequently contacts us or not, we will compare your information with our management system and see whether you have already been our customer.

4. Personal information will be used the following way.

The personal information that will be asked of you is used for the following purposes:

· For us to reply when we receive inquiries

· When it is necessary for us to contact customers for some reasons

※ Please be advised that we do not use any personal information for purposes other than the above-mentioned unless we have your consent.

5. Personal information will not be disclosed to third parties.

We will not disclose your registered personal information to third parties. However, if there is an order of disclosure by the court and/or government and we deem it appropriate, we will disclose your personal information.

6. Personal information is managed carefully.

We strictly implement security measures to prevent the loss, misuse and falsification of personal information under our company.
Personal information are kept in a safe and secured environment where clients cannot access. Furthermore, registered personal information in our company can only be accessed by selected staffs.

7. Registered personal information will be deleted automatically.

In our company, your registered personal information will be automatically and completely deleted from our database six months after the completion of your report.
Customers who want to request the deletion of their registered personal information at an earlier time, please contact us through e-mail and in doing so, please write the following information in the inquiry column:
‘For deletion of registered information'. Also, please send your name and date of registration.
Registered personal information will be deleted upon receiving the request.

Inquiries on the Protection of Personal Information

For questions and inquiries, please contact us through the following:

[Personal Information Help Desk] Contact Number: 03-6276-4911

It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence. It Biases the Judgement

Sherlock Holmes