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Privacy Policy

Updated: February 4, 2021

NEC Platforms believes that data privacy and protection are important issues.

At NEC Platforms, we are committed to protecting your personal information and being transparent about the collection and processing of personal data.

This Privacy Policy describes NEC Platforms's practices in connection with information that NEC Platforms collects through online and offline activities.
NEC Platforms may collect your business contact information such as name, business contact details, position or title from offline registration form that NEC Platforms collects via events or other promotions.

Purposes of Processing for the Personal Data

  • To respond to inquiries.
  • To respond to requests (such as by providing materials or information, or returning verification results).
  • To introduce or relay information about companies (NEC Group companies, NEC Platforms distributors, etc.) that deal with NEC Platforms products, services, and solutions.
  • To provide information or publicity materials about NEC Platforms products, services, and solutions.
  • To provide information about events such as seminars and exhibitions.
  • To conduct surveys and analysis, and analyze website access trends so as to improve products and services.
  • To contact customers.

Overseas Transfer of the Personal Data

NEC Platforms manages and operates this inquiry site in Japan.

  • Your personal data will be sent to Japan when you agree to the submission of personal data entered into forms such as for contacts and inquiries.
  • As of January 23rd, 2019, Japan has been recognized by the European Commission as providing adequate protection of personal data.
  • NEC Platforms manages the personal data with which it is entrusted through the appropriate implementation of security measures such as access identification and authentication, restrictions on access, authority management, record-keeping, protection against illegal software, and safe procedures for transferring and transmitting data.

Categories of the Personal Data

Personal data includes name, occupation, organization name, e-mail address, telephone number, postal address, residential country or area, inquiry categories, inquiry subject, inquiry details, access logs, cookies and other information collected upon your visit to this website.

Period for Which the Personal Data Will Be Stored

Personal data may be stored for as long as necessary to achieve the stated purpose for using it.

Rights of the Data Subject

You have the right with regard to the personal data which you provide as follows:
By offering various Internet-related products, services, and solutions, NEC Platforms contributes to society as a global leading company which realizes an "information society friendly to humans and the earth" through innovation.
In working toward the realization of such a society, NEC Platforms recognizes that the protection of personal information is its social responsibility, and has established a policy for the protection of personal information. Efforts are constantly being made to implement and maintain the policy. This privacy policy sets forth our principles as follows (note that the original is in Japanese):

  • The right to request from the controller access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing concerning the data subject
  • The right to object to processing concerning the data subject
  • The right to data portability: The right to receive the personal data, which the data subject has provided to a data controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and to transmit those data to another data controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided (NEC Platforms)
  • The right to withdraw consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal
  • The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, if it exists, in the country or region that the data object belongs.

Statutory or Contractual Requirement Concerning the Provision of the Personal Data

Provision of the personal data is not a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract, and you are not obliged to provide personal data. However, if you choose not to provide personal data, it may not be possible to respond to some inquiries.

Non-existence of Decision-making Based Solely on Automated Processing

The access log for this website undergoes analysis, however, we do not make decisions that might affect you based solely on automated processing of the personal data that you provide, including profiling, in order to analyze or predict your likes and dislikes or personal behavior.

Parental Consent

If you are under the age of 16, please make sure you provide your personal data to NEC Platforms ONLY AFTER obtaining consent given or authorized by the holder of parental responsibility over you.

Security of Processing the Personal Data

Recipients of the personal data implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk.


On NEC Platforms's Websites, there are pages where a technology called "cookies" is used so that visitors may use the website more conveniently when they return to it.

"Cookies" is an industry standard technology by which a Web server identifies the computer of the visitor.
While a cookie enables a Web server to identify the computer of a visitor, it cannot identify the visitor unless they input their Personal Information. Depending on the browser used, a visitor may change the settings to turn off the cookies. However, if the visitor does so, all or part of the services on the website may become unavailable.

Web beacons

On NEC Platforms's Websites, there are pages where a technology called "Web beacons" ("clear GIF") is used. The beacons help us to determine how many times a page has been viewed. Statistical data collected by Web beacons is generally used to improve NEC Platforms's Websites.

Statistical tools

On NEC Platforms's Websites, there are pages where a tool is generally used to perform statistical analysis of user behavior. Information collected by this statistical tool is generally used to improve NEC Platforms's Websites.

About our privacy practices

NEC Platforms Privacy Policy

  1. NEC Platforms obtains, uses and provides personal information properly based on Japanese Industrial Standard's "Personal Information Protection Management Systems - Requirements (JISQ 15001)". NEC Platforms assigns a person in charge of protecting personal information at each of its relevant divisions, taking account of its organizational structure. Among other things, NEC Platforms takes appropriate measures not to handle personal information other than for the specified purposes.
  2. NEC Platforms abides by the laws, regulations and guidelines of Japan pertaining to the protection of personal information.
  3. NEC Platforms makes efforts to implement, through the adoption of necessary and appropriate security measures, the security control of personal information handled by NEC Platforms, including protection from disclosure, loss or damage.
  4. NEC Platforms appropriately responds to complaints and requests for consultation with respect to NEC Platforms's handling of personal information and its personal information protection management system. Please contact the designated person or place for inquiries.
  5. NEC Platforms makes efforts to continuously improve its personal information protection management system, including this policy.

Established : April 1, 2004
Revised : June 7, 2019

NEC Platforms, Ltd.
Representative Director, Operating Officer and President
Atsuo Kawamura

(If you have any questions about NEC Platforms Privacy Policy, please contact us. This policy applies only to NEC Platforms's Privacy Practices, not to those of other NEC Group companies. Please contact each NEC Group company for their Privacy Policy.)