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Handling of personal information

The National Hansen's Disease Museum

The National Hansen's Disease Museum (hereinafter referred to as the Museum) is managed and operated by Sasakawa Health Foundation Health, Labor and Welfare.
In accordance with the requirements of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and the Foundation's personal information protection policy, the museum collects the personal information of all persons who provide personal information to the museum (hereinafter referred to as the principal). Recognizing that protecting personal information is an important responsibility as a personal information handling company, we will stipulate the handling of personal information as follows and strive to protect personal information.

Privacy policy

In order to further strengthen the protection of personal information, we have adopted the following personal information protection policy in order to comply with laws and other norms related to personal information protection, and handle personal information appropriately with voluntary rules and systems. It has been established. In order for this policy to be effective, all executives and employees will work together to always be aware of the protection of personal information and act accordingly.

1. Respect for individuals regarding personal information

Personal information will be collected after clarifying the purpose of use and obtaining the consent of the person concerned, and will be used within the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use. In addition, when providing personal information to a third party, we will do so only to the extent necessary to achieve the purpose of use and after obtaining the consent of the person in question. In addition, in order to respond to requests for disclosure or correction of personal information, we will set up the necessary contact points and respond within a reasonable period of time.

2. Personal information protection system

In implementing this policy, we will assign a personal information management officer to each department that handles personal information and establish a system that clarifies roles and responsibilities.

3. Safety management of personal information

All personal information will be appropriately managed to prevent loss, destruction, falsification, leakage, etc. due to unauthorized access, theft, removal, etc., and necessary preventive and corrective measures will be taken. In addition, when entrusting personal information to an external party, we will conclude a confidentiality agreement and manage and supervise to ensure proper management.

4. Compliance with laws and other norms regarding personal information

 We comply with the "Act on the Protection of Personal Information Held by Independent Administrative Agencies, etc." (Act No. 59 of 2003) and other laws and regulations regarding the protection of personal information.

5. Maintenance and continuous improvement of compliance program (efforts for legal compliance)

The policies, systems, plans, implementation, and audits for protecting personal information held by the Foundation will continue in accordance with changes in the business content of the Foundation and changes in the laws, social environment, and IT environment surrounding the business. We will review and improve.

July 8, 2020
Sasakawa Health Foundation
Chairman Etsuko Kita