Effective April 1, 2005
Via Mechanics, Ltd. (collectively "VIAMECH") are committed to protecting your online privacy while you use its website.
This Policy may be modified from time to time. We encourage you to periodically review our Policy to stay informed of any changes made. Your continued use of our website constitutes your agreement to our Policy and any modifications made thereto.
PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
"Personal Information" pertains to information collected from individuals that relates to you, that identifies you as a customer or potential customer of Hitachi Via and that allow VIAMECH to provide products, services and information to you directly.
VIAMECH asks for your personal information so that it can understand your needs, determine if VIAMECH's products, services, or information meets your needs, inform you about its products, services and information that it believes may be of interest to you, or comply with the applicable law.
Of course, you may choose not to provide Hitachi Via with personal information. However, this choice may not enable VIAMECH to provide you with the product, service or information you requested or that could be offered to you.
Whenever VIAMECH obtains, holds, uses, or discloses your personal information, we endeavor to act in a way that is not detrimental to your rights and interests.
Through the formulation of appropriate security measures, Hitachi Via endeavors to prevent any leakage or loss of, or damage or unauthorized access to, personal information we obtain from you. VIAMECH will use your personal information only when essential for achieving either of the following objectives:To execute contracts concluded between you and VIAMECH.
To send you information concerning the holding of events, etc.
USE, DISCLOSURE AND RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
VIAMECH does not use or disclose your personal information for purpose other than those it was collected or as set forth in this Policy, except with your consent or as required by law.
Unless your prior consent has been obtained, VIAMECH will not provide your personal information to third parties.
However, in any of the following cases VIAMECH may provide personal information to third parties without your prior consent:
If VIAMECH is required to do so by law.
If you direct VIAMECH to do so.
If it is necessary to do so in order to protect the lives, persons, or properties of individuals, and obtaining your prior consent is difficult.
If it is necessary to cooperate with central government institutions, local governments, or any entities acting on their behalf for the execution of any legally prescribed business, and there is concern that obtaining your consent may impede the execution of the said business.