Privacy Policy

We at Lasertec Corporation (hereinafter "Lasertec," "we," "our," or "us") understand the importance of your privacy and ensure that any personal information entrusted to us is handled and protected appropriately. On this page, we describe how we handle your personal information collected through our website at https://www.lasertec.co.jp/ (hereinafter the "website").

Further information about our company, including our address and the names of our representatives, can be found at the following page: https://www.lasertec.co.jp/en/company/profile/

What is personal information?

Your personal information is any information that can be used to identify you. This includes information such as your name, address, date of birth, telephone number, and email address.

Collection of personal information

We will collect your personal information only to the extent necessary for the purposes stated in advance. If for any reason, you do not wish to provide us with your personal information, you can choose not to do so at your own discretion.

You can access most of the services available on this website without providing any personal information. However, if you do choose not to provide your personal information, you may be unable to access certain services on this website.

Use of personal information

When collecting your personal information, we will let you know how we intend to use it before collecting it. If we have not done so, we will promptly notify you or announce how we intend to use it, unless the intended use is in accordance with laws and regulations. If we find it necessary to use your personal information for any reason beyond the purposes stated, we will inform you in advance for what purposes we intend to use this information. If you do not agree, we will not use your personal information for these new purposes.

Any personal information collected from you by this website will only be used for our communication with you and for the following purposes:

  • Announcing new products and services.
  • Announcing various campaigns, exhibitions, and seminars.
  • Requesting your cooperation in answering a questionnaire.
  • Responding to your inquiries or questions about our products or services.
  • Using it as data in statistical analyses for marketing purposes.
  • Notifying you of any changes or revisions to our privacy policy and responding to any inquiries relating to our handling of your personal information.
  • Responding to any other requests or inquiries that you may have.

Non-disclosure of personal information to third parties

We will not disclose your personal information to any third parties, except in the cases specified below:

  • We have received your consent to the third-party disclosure.
  • We disclose your personal information to our affiliates or subcontractors with whom we have already executed a non-disclosure agreement. In such a case, we will only do so to the extent needed for the purposes stated above or for the purposes for which you have agreed to provide your personal information in advance.
  • We do so as per our policy on the joint use of personal information detailed below.
  • We process the information as statistical data and use it in a way that individuals are not identifiable.
  • We are required to disclose personal information by law or regulation.
  • We have an emergency situation where the disclosure of personal information is necessary to protect human life, health, or property, and it would be difficult to obtain your prior consent directly.
  • We do so in accordance with laws and regulations.

Joint use of personal information

We may jointly use personal information that we have collected as outlined below.

  • Scope of the personal information to be jointly used
    Names, addresses, dates of birth, and other information on our employees or the employees of our overseas subsidiaries.
  • Parties who will jointly use the information
    Lasertec and its overseas subsidiaries (For a full list of our overseas subsidiaries, please refer to the following page: https://www.lasertec.co.jp/en/company/agent.html)
  • Purpose for the joint use of the information
    For internal administrative use within Lasertec and its overseas subsidiaries.
  • Party responsible for the management of the jointly used information
    Lasertec Corporation (For further information on our company, including our address and the names of our representatives, please see the link at the top of this page).

Management of personal information

To ensure that any personal information you have entrusted to us is appropriately and carefully managed and to prevent any unauthorized access, loss, destruction, falsification, or leakage of this information, we have established internal rules and guidelines for the handling of personal information and have taken necessary and appropriate measures to protect your personal information. The measures include periodic training for our employees on handling personal information, preventative measures against the theft or loss of any devices with access to personal information, and access controls. In addition, we ensure that our employees and contractors with access to personal information are adequately supervised. If we store or manage personal information outside Japan, we will reference the local laws and regulations for handling personal information and then implement the necessary and appropriate measures to ensure the protection of your personal information.

For further information on the security and control measures that we have implemented, please contact us using the link at the bottom of this page.

Verification, amendment, or deletion of personal information

If you wish to verify, amend or delete the personal information you have provided us with, please contact us using the link at the bottom of this page. Please note that in order to prevent the falsification of personal information by third parties, we will respond to your request in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations once we have verified your identity and confirmed that you are the one making the request.

Cookies

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Advertising

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Lasertec's commitment

We comply with the laws and regulations in Japan and abroad regarding the protection of personal information and adhere to the relevant codes of conduct. We will also periodically review and make updates to this policy.

Questions or comments about this page

If you have any questions or comments about this page, please contact us using the link below.