Privacy Policy

September 1, 2023
Nobuyuki Oda
CEO/Managing Partner
Yanmar Ventures Co., Ltd

Revised: September 1, 2023
Enacted on December 15, 2021

Yanmar Ventures Co., Ltd. (“Yanmar Ventures”) handles personal information of customers, business partners, and others (“you”) in a lawful, fair, and transparent manner in accordance with this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) in order to facilitate the smooth operation of our website, products, services, and other business activities (collectively “Business Activities”).
“Personal Information” means information that can help identify specific individuals as defined by the “Act on the Protection of Personal Information (Act No. 57 of 2003, hereinafter referred to as “Personal Information Protection Act”)”, including any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (data subject); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, date of birth and an identification number.
Yanmar Ventures recognizes the need to provide appropriate protections with respect to Personal Information and in order to fulfill this responsibility, Yanmar Ventures will process Personal Information in compliance with laws and regulations regarding the protection of Personal Information, guidelines issued by the relevant ministries and agencies, internal regulations, and other standards. Yanmar Ventures shall continuously review and revise its efforts regarding the processing of Personal Information in order to correspond with applicable laws and regulations.
Please check from time to time to ensure that you have read the most recent version of this Privacy Policy.
Personal Information that is already collected and used by Yanmar Ventures will also be processed in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

1. Name of Business Operator handling Personal Information:

Yanmar Ventures Co., Ltd.
1-32 Chayamachi, Kita-ku
Osaka, Japan 530-0013
Nobuyuki Oda, CEO/Managing Partner

2. Protection of Personal Information

  1. Processing Personal Information
    Yanmar Ventures will collect, obtain, use and provide Personal Information in connection with the Business Activities in an appropriate manner.
    Before using Personal Information for any purpose, Yanmar Ventures will notify you to request your consent, and will not use Personal Information for such other purpose unless you give your consent.
  2. Purposes and Legal Basis for Processing
    Personal Information Yanmar Ventures receives will be processed in the scope necessary to achieve the following purposes of use.
    Purpose of Use
    1. To implement various measures to facilitate the relationship with shareholders
    2. To accept inquiry for information and to supply relevant service offerings
    3. To communicate with related government agencies, organizations, and business partners
    4. To respond to inquiries and complaints
    5. To make decisions regarding employment
    6. To contact respective persons for business matters
    7. To manage customer information, etc.
    8. To fulfill obligations or exercise rights under contracts, laws and regulations, etc.
    9. For other purposes for which Yanmar Ventures have notified you in advance and obtained your consent
    Use for purposes other than those listed above
    Yanmar Ventures may also process Personal Information for purposes other than the above upon a prior notice to you and/or to the extent permitted in the applicable laws.
  3. Retention period
    Yanmar Ventures will retain your personal data for the period necessary to achieve the purposes of use described in this Privacy Policy. After the period necessary to achieve the purpose of use and the period required by law has elapsed, we will delete the subject personal data without delay or treat it in such a way that the specific individual cannot be identified.
  4. Provision of personal data
    (a) Joint Use
    Yanmar Ventures may share personal data as follows:
    1. Personal data to be shared includes: Name, address, date of birth, contact information such as telephone number and e-mail address, employment information, transaction or inquiry history
    2. Scope of joint users: Our parent company and affiliated companies
    3. Purpose of use: To achieve the purposes of use described in this Privacy Policy
    4. Person responsible for the management of personal data:
      1-32 Chayamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan
      Takehito Yamaoka, CEO and Representative Director Seirei Kosan Co., Ltd.
    (b) Outsourcing
    Yanmar Ventures may outsource information processing and other operations to certain trusted third-party recipients in order to provide business activities and other services. When outsourcing, personal data may also be disclosed to the extent required to achieve the purpose of use under appropriate safeguards in managing and supervising such third parties.
    (c) Third Party Transfer
    Yanmar Ventures will not provide personal data to third parties unless Yanmar Ventures has the consent of the person in question or are permitted to do so by law.
  5. Requests for the disclosure of retained personal data
    If you would like to exercise your rights concerning your retained personal data to disclose, correct, or suspend their use (“disclosure, etc.”), please contact us.
    Yanmar Ventures will disclose your Personal Information within a reasonable timeframe after confirming that the request was submitted by yourself. In principle, requests for disclosure, etc. shall be made in writing by mail. However, Yanmar Ventures may decide not to disclose all or part of the Personal Information under any of the following cases. In case Yanmar Ventures decides not to disclose, etc., Yanmar Ventures will notify you to that effect without delay.
    1. Where there is a risk of harm on life, body, property or other rights and interests of the person concerned or a third party;
    2. Where there is a risk of significant hindrance to the proper execution of Yanmar Ventures' business;
    3. Where it would violate other laws and regulations; or
    4. When other legal requirements for disclosure, etc. are not met.
  6. Fees
    In some cases, Yanmar Ventures may charge the fee required for the process. In such cases, the Yanmar Ventures will notify you in advance.
  7. Yanmar Ventures may use cookies and similar technologies (e.g., beacons or pixels) in connection with business and other activities. Please refer to our Cookie Policy for details on terms and conditions of use.

3. Personal data security management measures

Yanmar Ventures establishes a management system and implements appropriate safety measures to protect personal data from unauthorized access, loss, destruction, falsification, leakage, etc., and to ensure the accuracy and safety of personal data as technical and organizational security management measures.
In addition, as physical and personal safety management measures, Yanmar Ventures will restrict the entry of outsiders into the offices where the processing of personal data takes place, conduct educational awareness raising activities targeting all officers and employees involved in the protection of personal information, and appoint a person in charge of the handling of personal data for each department, to ensure the appropriate management of personal information.

4. On continuous improvement

In order to respond to changes in the laws and regulations of Japan, and changes in processing methods and the environment, Yanmar Ventures may amend this Privacy Policy at any time. The revisions will be announced to the public by the way determined by Yanmar Ventures after the effective date is set. Customers who continue to use our services, etc. on or after the effective date will be deemed to have agreed to the content of the revised Privacy Policy.

In case you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please call us at:
Corporate Planning Division, Yanmar Ventures Co., Ltd.
Hours: 9:00am to 5:40pm (JST), Monday to Friday (except on Japanese national holidays and holidays designated by Yanmar Ventures)