Corporate PhilosophyAbout Us

Group Corporate Philosophy

Mission

We contribute to building an abundant future society by innovation and developing talented and responsible people, through pursuing the unlimited potential of engineering plastics.

Vision

The No.1 solution provider for engineering plastics.

We will continue to provide the best solutions for engineering plastics to our customers in technology, quality, services, supply, and all other aspects.

Value

1)The “Polyplastics Way”: We create value together with our customers.

  • We always stand closest to our customers.
  • We understand customers’ needs by knowing our customers from the inside out.
  • We continue to provide higher-than-expected value based on the best technology and services.
  • Following the above, we build strong relationships of trust with our customers and grow and develop together with them.
  • We call these activities the “Polyplastics Way,” which is our most important basic value.

2)The “Polyplastics Family”: The best teamwork

  • We consider each other important. We respect individuality and diversity.
  • We emphasize teamwork based on mutual trust and cooperation among all employees.
  • At the same time, as a team, we embrace the challenge of seeking to constantly evolve.
  • We call this team the “Polyplastics Family,” which is our most important basic value.

Group Conduct Policy

  1. We shall not only comply with all laws and regulations, but also constantly act from a high ethical perspective and with common sense.
  2. We shall contribute to the development of society as a good corporate citizen.
  3. We shall supply safe and high-quality products and services that earn the satisfaction and trust of our customers.
  4. We shall comply with international rules and the laws and regulations in force in each country, respecting culture and customs and striving to support the sound development of the local community.
  5. We shall actively and impartially disclose trustworthy corporate information.
  6. We shall act in accordance with the principles of fair and free competition, while engaging in sincere business transactions.
  7. We shall vigorously engage in programs devoted to environmental preservation and maintenance of safety.
  8. We shall appropriately manage the Company’s assets, information and other properties.
  9. We shall fully respect the diversity, character and individuality of all the people who work at Polyplastics Group, in maintaining a healthy and comfortable employment environment free from discrimination and harassment.

Policies

Privacy Policy

In recognition of the importance of personal information, Polyplastics Group complies with applicable Japanese laws, and related laws and regulations concerning the protection of personal information, and properly treats it to ensure its protection in accordance with the following Policy:

1. Acquisition of Personal Information

When Polyplastics Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”) acquires personal information, the Company identifies the purposes of such acquisition, and publishes, notifies or clearly indicates the purposes of such acquisition to the provider of such personal information (meaning any client, business partner, officer, employee or any other individual who provides the Company with such personal information, and hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Provider”).

2. Use of Personal Information

  1. The Company uses the personal information acquired by the Company only within the scope of the purposes of acquisition published, notified or clearly indicated to the Provider in accordance with Article 1(hereinafter referred to as the “Purposes of Use”), and will not use it for any purpose other than the Purposes of Use without the consent of the Provider. The Company sometimes shares the whole or any part of the personal information acquired by the Company with its group companies within the scope of the Purposes of Use. If the group company operates in a foreign country, the Company strive to provide the necessary supervision, such as providing management equivalent of measures that need to be taken by business operators that handle personal information in compliance with laws and regulations for protecting personal information.
  2. In case the Company contracts with a business contractor for processing or otherwise of the whole or any part of the personal information by the Company within the scope of the Purposes of Use, the Company selects such business contractor with great care and makes necessary supervision or otherwise to ensure that such business contractor manages it properly in the same manner as that used by the Company.

3. Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

The Company will not provide a third party with the personal information acquired by the Company for any purpose other than the Purposes of Use set forth in Article 2. When providing a third party with the whole or any part of the personal information acquired by the Company, the Company selects the recipient with great care and make necessary supervision or otherwise to ensure that the recipient manages it properly in the same manner as that used by the Company. In such case, upon the request of the Provider, the Company discontinues to provide a third party with any personal information that can identify such Provider, unless the provision of such information is required:

  1. by law;
  2. to protect the life, body or other property of an individual; or
  3. to cooperate with the nation, any local government or otherwise.

4. Management of Personal Information

The Company develops a personal information protection compliance program to enforce this Policy, and makes its employees and other parties concerned fully aware of such program to secure the safety of the personal information acquired by the Company. The Company takes adequate information security measures against unauthorized access to prevent personal information from loss, destruction, alteration, leakage or otherwise.

5. Disclosure, Correction, Deletion, Discontinuance of Use and Otherwise of Personal Information

In case the Company has received a request from the Provider to disclose, correct, delete, discontinue to use or otherwise (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Disclose”or the “Disclosure”) its personal information, the Company accommodates such request in a reasonable time after identifying the requestor as the Provider and confirming that the personal information to be Disclosed has been identified, except where:

  1. the Disclosure is likely to cause harm to the life, body or other property, or right or interest of the Provider or a third party;
  2. the Disclosure is likely to substantially interfere with the proper performance of the Company’s business; or
  3. the Disclosure constitutes a breach of any other law or regulation.

6. Management of Personal Information

The Company responds in good faith to any inquiry from the Provider as to the personal information acquired by the Company, and makes efforts to promptly resolve the Provider’s complaints or concerns.

Contact to
General Administration Department:
Polyplastics Co., Ltd. JR Shinagawa East Bldg., 18-1, Konan 2-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo
E-mail: personal_data@polyplastics.com

Purposes of Use of Personal Information

The Purposes of Use by the Company of personal information are as follows. In case the Company acquires personal information for any purpose other than those set forth below, the Company individually publishes, notifies or clearly indicates the purposes of acquisition at the time of such acquisition.

  • Future communication relating to the Company’s Business*;
  • Sales and promotional activities for products in the Company’s Business;
  • Shipment of products in the Company’s Business;
  • Provision of technical services in the Company’s Business;
  • Aftersales services ancillary or relating to products in the Company’s Business;
  • Notification of information relating to new products and services in the Company’s Business;
  • Sending of printed materials published by the Company;
  • Market survey relating to the Company’s Business;
  • Future planning of exhibits at exhibitions in which the Company shows its products;
  • Invitation to exhibitions in which the Company shows its products; and
  • Provision of personal information to parties concerned complying with this Policy within the scope of achieving the above Purposes of Use

* “Company’s Business” means:

  1. manufacture, import and sale of polymers, plastics, industrial chemicals and their processed products; and
  2. any business ancillary or relating to the above.

〈Sharing of Personal Information〉

  1. The items of personal information which the Company shares with its group companies are as follows:

    • Name;
    • Company name;
    • Office location;
    • Department;
    • Title;
    • Telephone and facsimile numbers; and
    • E-mail address.
  2. The Company shares personal information only with the following companies:

    • Polyplastic Group companies financed by the Company.
  3. The purposes of the above sharing of personal information are as follows:

    • Future communication relating to the Company’s Business:
    • Shipment of products in the Company’s Business;
    • Provision of technical services in the Company’s Business;
    • Aftersales services ancillary or relating to products in the Company’s Business;
    • Notification of information relating to new products and services in the Company’s business;
    • Sending of printed materials published by the Company;
    • Market survey relating to the Company’s Business;
    • Future planning of exhibits at exhibitions in which the Company shows its products;
    • Invitation to exhibitions in which the Company shows its products; and
    • Provision of personal information to parties concerned complying with this Policy within the scope of achieving the above Purposes of Use.
  4. The person responsible for management of personal information and its contact address are as follows:
    Executive officer responsible for risk management and corporate compliance

〈Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties〉

  1. The items of personal information acquired by the Company with which the Company provides a third party are as follows:

    • Name;
    • Company name;
    • Office location;
    • Department;
    • Title;
    • Telephone and facsimile numbers; and
    • E-mail address
  2. When providing a third party with personal information in accordance with Article 1 above, the Company uses any of the following means and methods:

    • Interview;
    • Telephone;
    • Writing and magnetic storage media

Privacy Policy for General Data Protection Regulation

Released at May 28th, 2018

POLYPLASTICS CO., LTD. (hereinafter referred to as “Company”) is committed to process the personal data of the Customer (hereinafter referred to as “Personal Data”), in accordance with the following policies.

“Personal Data” means any data which are able to identify natural person living in the European Economic Area (hereinafter referred to as “EEA”) (hereinafter referred to as “Customer”), including but not limited to his or her names, addresses, birth dates, gender, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, company name, IP addresses and other online identifiers.

“Processing” means any operation which is performed on the Personal Data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

1. The purpose of the Processing of the Personal Data in the Company

The Personal Data possessed by the Company is processed for the sales, marketing survey, product management, and other customer management activities of the Company.

2. Additional Processing

In the case of the Processing of the Personal Data for purposes other than the above, the Company shall notify the Customer in advance of such new purposes of the Processing and other matters as required by applicable law.

3. Consent to the Processing of the Personal Data

By manifesting their intentions to consent to the Privacy Policy, the Customer shall be deemed as having consented to the Processing of the Personal Data by the Company, and the Company shall process the Personal Data based on such consent; provided, however, that Customer may withdraw such consent at any time. The withdrawal of such consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the Processing based on the consent before its withdrawal.

The Company may require the Customer to provide their personal data in connection with the provision of the Company’s services and information. In such case, if a certain Customer does not provide their personal data, the Company may be unable to provide the services and information.

4. Transfers

By manifesting their intentions to consent to the Privacy Policy, the Customer shall be deemed as consented to the Processing of the Personal Data in Japan, where the European Commission has not decided on adequacy of the level of protection, without protection measures such as standard contract provisions.

With respect to the Processing of the Personal Data, the Company shall properly take organizational safety management measures, and technical safety management measures as mentioned in “9. Safety management measures”.

The Company may provide the Personal Data to third parties such as the subsidiaries and affiliates of the Company, cloud vendors and outside contractors of the Company etc., to implement the purposes of the Processing specified above. Since some companies located in countries outside of the EEA (including, without limitation, Japan, the U.S., the same shall apply hereafter) are included in the third parties to whom the Company will disclose the Personal Data of the Customer, the Customer shall be deemed as having consented to the following matters by consenting to the Privacy Policy:

  1. In the case that the country in which the third parties are located is outside the EEA and does not have the same data protection laws as the EEA, i.e., many of the rights provided in the EEA to the Customers are not given.
  2. The Personal Data will be provided to the third parties located outside the EEA.The Personal Data will be provided to the third parties located outside the EEA.
  3. The Personal Data will be provided and processed for the purposes specified above by the third parties outside the EEA to whom the Company will disclose the Personal Data of the Customer.

In the case that the Company provides the Personal Data to a third party located in a country outside the EEA, the Company shall ensure that adequate measures are taken concerning the protection of the Personal Data by executing standard contract provisions based on the EU General Data Protection Regulation, etc.

5. Rights of the Customer

The Customer is entitled to access, request for rectification, request for erasure, request to restrict the processing, object to the processing, and request for data portability, with regards to the Personal Data retained by the Company pursuant to the provisions of relevant laws and regulations.

The Customer may object to the data protection authorities with jurisdiction over the Company or the location of the Customer’s domicile with regard to the Processing of the Personal Data of the Customer.

6. Contacts

In the event of any questions or concerns regarding the Privacy Policy or the Processing of the Personal Data by the Company, or any requests, etc., concerning the access to, rectification or erasure of, restriction of the Processing of the Personal Data, objecting to the Processing of the Personal Data, or requesting for data portability, please contact the Company. The Company determines the purpose and means of the Processing of the Personal Data.

The contact information for the Company is as follows:
https://www.polyplastics.com/InqForm/Index.do?_LOCALE=ENGLISH

7. Compliance with applicable laws

With respect to the Processing of the Personal Data, the Company shall comply with the General Data Protection Regulation and related laws and regulations, and shall observe the guidelines of competent government agencies and industry guidelines.

8. Retention Period

The Company shall retain the Personal Data as long as we require such data to provide the services to the Customer.

9. Safety management measures

With respect to the Processing of the Personal Data, the Company shall properly take organizational safety management measures, and technical safety management measures.

10. Amendment to the “Privacy Policy”

The Company may amend the Privacy Policy by publishing the amended Privacy Policy on the Company’s website without any individual notice to the Customer.