Public Announcement in accordance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information

DANTO HOLDINGS CORPORATION (the “Company”) hereby sets out the following Privacy Policy based on the Company’s Personal Information Protection Policy to implement the proper management of and maintain and protect personal information. The Company operates and manages this Website ( in accordance with this Privacy Policy so that customers, shareholders, and other visitors can safely access the Website.

Personal Information Protection Policy

In light of the importance of the protection of personal information in an advanced information society, the Company endeavors to protect personal information based on the following Personal Information Protection Policy.

1. Acquisition of personal information

Prior to acquiring personal information, the Company will clearly present the purposes of, and obtain consent to, the acquisition.

2. Use of Personal Information

The Company will use and provide personal information only within the scope of the purposes of use thereof.

3. Sharing of Personal Information

The Company will ensure the accuracy of the safe management of personal information. The Company will take appropriate measures to prevent unauthorized access to personal information, or loss, destruction, alteration or leaks of, or other similar events relating to, personal information.

4. Compliance with laws, regulations and rules

The Company will comply with laws, regulations and other rules relating to the protection of personal information.

5. Continuous improvement

The Company will regularly review its personal information protection practices and make improvements on an ongoing basis.

Privacy Policy

1. Acquisition and use of personal information

When the Company requests customers, shareholders or other persons (“Holder(s)”) to provide their personal information, the Company will notify or publicly announce the purposes of use in advance. The Company will use personal information only within the scope of the purposes of use. Without the consent of Holders, the Company shall not use any personal information for any purpose other than the purposes of use.

2. Purposes of use of personal information

The Company will use personal information obtained by it (such as name, address, date of birth, employer, phone number and email address) for the following purposes:

<Ⅰ> Personal information on customers

(1) To provide the Company’s group’s products such as ceramics for construction (the “Company’s Products”) and services;
(2) To deal with, check, and keep records of, inquiries or requests for consultation from customers;
(3) To suggest plans concerning the Company’s Products or services to customers;
(4) To provide information to customers by direct mail, email or other means;
(5) To introduce customers to clients of the Company’s group with the approval of customers;
(6) To investigate the status of use or level of satisfaction about the Company’s Products or services;
(7) To respond to comments or requests from customers;
(8) To provide and implement after-sale services, maintenance and other services for the Company’s Products;
(9) To perform services incidental to the foregoing businesses and affairs; and
(10) To provide personal information or personal data of customers to third parties to the extent necessary to achieve the foregoing purposes of use.

<Ⅱ> Personal information on shareholders

(1) To exercise rights and perform obligations under the Companies Act;
(2) To manage and keep records of shareholders’ meetings;
(3) To offer various benefits from the Company to shareholders;
(4) To take various measures to smooth the relationship between shareholders and the Company; and
(5) To manage shareholders, including creation of data, in accordance with laws and regulations.

3. Provision of personal information

<Ⅰ> The Company will not provide any personal information received from a Holder to any third party unless:

(1) The provision is made with the consent of the Holder;
(2) Personal information is provided in accordance with laws or regulations;
(3) The Company engages such third party to perform all or part of the handling of the personal information to the extent necessary to achieve the purposes of use (in which case, the Company will take measures such as entering into a confidentiality agreement); or
(4) Personal information is statistically processed or aggregated in a manner that a Holder cannot be identified.

<Ⅱ> To the extent necessary to achieve the purposes of use, the Company may use personal information jointly with the Company’s group affiliates.

(1) Items of personal data which are jointly used
……Any and all personal data of Holders, unless particularly otherwise requested by Holders.
(2) Scope of joint users
……The Company’s group
(3) Purpose of use by users
……Same as provided in 2. above.
(4) Name of the person or entity responsible for the management of the relevant personal data

4. Management of personal information and cookies on the Website

The Company manages personal information of Holders in an environment not accessible by third parties and takes appropriate measures to prevent personal information from being leaked, altered or misappropriated. In addition, the form to be used by Holders when they provide personal information uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) with the view to ensuring security.

The Website also uses cookies, a system to help track the use of the Website; however, these cookies will not be used for any purpose other than for improving services on this Website or as a reference to improve its layout.

5. Request for disclosure of, or other actions relating to, personal information

If a Holder requests the Company to disclose, correct, suspend use of, or take other actions relating to, any personal information of the Holder held by the Company, the Company will verify the identification of the Holder and endeavor to properly and quickly respond to the request. Upon a request by a Holder or his/her agent, the Company will take procedures to meet his/her request for disclosure or other actions in the following manner:

(1) Personal information which is retained by the Company and is subject to the procedures to meet a request for disclosure or other actions:
….. Information on names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, employers, histories of transactions or the like

(2) Any request for disclosure or other actions shall be made by sending by a postal mail in a prescribed request form with necessary documents (see (3) below) attached to it to the following contact:
……..Contact for Personal Information Disclosure Request,
……..Umeda Daibiru 3F, 3-3-10 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Osaka 530-0001, Japan

(3) Items to be submitted
……..・Request form which is available at the head office (to be sent by email or other means);
……..・Document for verification of identification (such as a copy of a driver’s license);
………..Upon the acceptance of a request, the Company may request a Holder to present matters necessary to identify the personal data which is retained by the Company and is subject to the relevant request.
……..・In the case of a request by an agent, the Company will confirm the right of representation and request the agent to submit necessary documents depending on his/her relationship with the Holder.

(4) The Company will respond in writing at the office of the Company, or by sending a postal mail to the address which is notified by the Holder.

(5) Any personal information acquired in the course of the procedures of a disclosure request will be used for investigations for the procedures, verification of identification of the relevant Holder and his/her agent, and providing a response to the request.

(6) If the Company decides not to disclose personal information or take other actions, the Company will notify thereof and the reasons for such decision.

6. Others

To further improve the protection of personal information and to deal with changes in laws, regulations or other rules, the Company may amend its Personal Information Protection Policy, Privacy Policy, procedures for disclosure, or other prescribed matters without any prior notice.

7. Contact for inquiries about protection of personal information

Inquiries, comments, requests or other communications concerning the handling of personal information shall be made or given either to the contact for the services for which Holders have registered or provided their personal information, or the personal information inquiry contact of each corporation. Further, if the service contact is unclear, or for inquires about the Company’s efforts for the protection of personal information or the like, please contact the following personal information inquiry contact:

(Inquiry Contact)
Contact for Personal Information Disclosure Request,
Umeda Daibiru 3F, 3-3-10 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Osaka 530-0001, Japan
TEL: 06-4795-5000

Links and copyrights

DANTO HOLDINGS CORPORATION (the “Company”) sets out the “Privacy Policy on the Website” based on the Company’s Personal Information Protection Policy to run and manage the Website so that customers can safely access the Website.


“Personal information” in this Privacy Policy means any information which is obtained from customers through this Website ( and can identify individual customers, such as their addresses, names, phone numbers, and email addresses.

The Company welcomes the posting of links to this Website, except from the following Websites:
• Websites that infringe on public order and standards of decency; and
• Websites that the Company deems inappropriate.

The Company allows the posting of links to any page of this Website. However, the Company may change URLs without prior notice, which may cause links to pages other than the homepage to be broken.


The Website of DANTO HOLDINGS should not appear in the frame of any Website where a link is posted. Links should direct visitors to the DANTO HOLDINGS Website to be displayed on the same or a new window.

Prior to posting links, please contact the Company using the Inquiry Form.


Copyrights on this Website are attributed to DANTO HOLDINGS CORPORATION (the “Company”).
If you intend to duplicate any image or text posted on this Website for commercial or distribution purposes, please notify the Company in advance by using this Inquiry Form.