modified: May 2010
FXPAL fully understands the inherent responsibility of “entities handling personal information” to protect personal information Note 1 of all people who provide personal information to FXPAL (hereinafter such information is referred to as “personal information” and each of such persons is referred to as “the person”). Therefore, FXPAL has established specific policies on handling personal information as stated below, and thus will make every effort to protect personal information.
FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc.
3400 Hillview Ave., Bldg. 4
Palo Alto, California, 94304
1. Acquisition of Personal Information
FXPAL may use personal information for introducing our products and services as well as providing various information by e-mail, and marketing activities, except when the person rejects those activities.
Management of Personal Information
Use of Personal Information
When the person has given his/her consent,
When personal information is used in a manner whereby the person cannot be identified (e.g. statistical data),
When use for other than purpose of use is authorized by related laws or guidelines.
Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
When the person has given his/her consent,
When personal information is disclosed in a manner whereby the person cannot be identified (e.g. statistical data),
When FXPAL deems it appropriate for the person's inquiries or request of some materials to be answered or supported by the business partner and personal information is disclosed to such the business partner,
When a part of the business operations of FXPAL is succeeded to other company; (FXPAL will make every possible effort so that the successor shall not leak personal information as well as not use personal information for other than the purposes of use),
When disclosure to third parties is authorized by related laws or guidelines,
When a judicial or administrative organization has ordered the disclosure or provision of personal information according to laws or ordinances,
Inquiries of Personal Information
In those cases, in order to prevent unlawful acquisition or alteration of personal information by third parties, FXPAL will confirm whether the request is really done by the person himself/herself.
Handling of Your Advice and Requests
However, FXPAL will acquire the person's consent when personal information is disclosed to the public or to third parties in a manner whereby the person who has provided it can be identified.
7. Handling of Personal Information on the Web Site
To identify the causes of problems arising at Web servers and to resolve these problems,
To improve the contents of Web sites and e-mail,
To customize the contents of Web sites and e-mail for the user's individual interest or purpose,
To use browsing history by the person and the results of questionnaires for marketing by FXPAL in the service for membership system where personal information of the person has been registered in advance,
To obtain aggregated site visitation statistics whereby the individual person cannot be identified.
configuring the Internet browsing software (hereinafter referred to
as “browser”) to reject the acquisition of Cookies.
In this case, however, some restrictions may occur by which some functions such as customization cannot be used.
7.2 SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)
7.3 Respective Usage Contract
7.4 Linked Sites From FXPAL Sites
Although FXPAL pays full attention to the selection of the linked sites, we cannot assume responsibility for protection of personal information or contents on those Web sites outside FXPAL.
8. Compliance With Laws and Regulations
Note 1: “Personal information” means information concerning individuals such as name, age, birth date, gender, address, phone number, mail address, place of employment, number of credit card and information for which the individual specified can be identified by one item or a combination of two or more of items as described above.
Note 2: “Cookie” is identification information that is transmitted to the person's browser by servers and is preserved on the browser side for effective operations of Web sites.
Note 3: “Web beacon” is technology to acquire aggregated site visitation statistics of access to the specified Web pages using cookies.
Note 4: “IP address” is a number that can specify the computer accessing the servers. (User of computer cannot be specified.)
Note 5: Some Web sites operated by FXPAL may not support SSL by restrictions of systems or other reasons. In these cases, FXPAL will display on such Web sites that security cannot be preserved in communication process.