Personal Information Policy


Nikko Rica Corporation ("the Corporation") takes great care in the protection of personal information. Visitors to the Website may be asked to provide personal information when making inquiries about products, participating in promotional campaigns or completing online surveys. The Corporation deems the protection of personal information a major responsibility toward society. The Corporation sets forth its personal information policy as shown below and makes its best efforts to prevent the leakage, abuse, or alteration of such information.

What is personal information?

When the Corporation collects personal information from users visiting the Website, it does so by clearly specifying the purpose(s) in advance and only uses the information to the extent necessary for such purposes. If you are not willing to provide personal information to the Corporation, you may refuse such provision at your discretion. In such a case, however, you may not be able to use some of the Website services that require such information.

Further, the Corporation automatically receives information on your IP address, cookies, and pages you browse from your browser and records this information in the server. The Corporation uses such information only for the purpose of customizing the content you browse on the Website and making it more valuable.

Use of personal information

Personal information provided to the Corporation will be used only for the purpose(s) specified. If the Corporation needs to use personal information beyond the specified purpose(s), it will inform users of such purpose(s) in advance. Any user that does not approve the said purpose may refuse such use at their discretion.

Non-disclosure to third parties

The Corporation will not disclose, transfer, or lend any personal information provided on the Website to any third parties, except in any of the following events:

  1. When consent has been obtained from the user.
  2. When the Corporation needs to disclose such information to subcontractors, partners, or outsourcees who have signed confidentiality agreements with the Corporation, in order to achieve the specified purpose(s) (e.g. to answer user inquiries).
  3. When such information has been transformed for statistical purposes in such a way that it is impossible to identify individual users.
  4. When disclosure of such personal information has been required by law.


"Cookies" refer to alphanumeric identification files the Website places on your hard disk through your browser. The Website system can thereby offer such functions as recognition of your browser and storage of your track record till your next access.

If you prefer, you may modify the setting of your browser for it to refuse the reception of new cookies, display a warning message every time it has received a cookie, or disable cookie functions. (For further information on this setting, click on Help button on the toolbar of the browser.)

In such a case, however, you may not be able to use some of the Website's services that require personal information. If you want to fully enjoy the Website's features, we recommend you to set the browser in such a way that it can receive cookies.

Inquiries regarding, or correction/deletion of personal information

For any inquiry regarding your personal information or the correction or deletion of incorrect information, contact us through the Information Desk page shown below.

Revision of the Privacy Policy

The Corporation may revise its privacy policy for the Website. If it revises significant terms of the policy, it will inform users of such revision(s) in an easy-to-understand way.

Webmaster and Information Desk

The Website has a dedicated webmaster and information desk. If you have any questions or comments on the Website, feel free to call +81-3-5209-9870 (switchboard).