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Regarding Personal Information

Privacy Policy

The Gakken Group fully understands the importance of the appropriate use of personal customer information,
in accordance with its corporate philosophy and corporate behavior charter.

  • The Gakken Group observes all applicable laws and regulations relating to the protection of personal information, and abides by the rules set by the Gakken Group for the safeguarding of personal information.
  • To protect acquired personal information from threats of improper disclosure or modification and from unauthorized access, Gakken has established appropriate collection, storage and processing safeguards in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  • Gakken will acquire personal customer information only by appropriate and fair methods, and make clear the purpose of its usage.
  • Gakken will not provide personal information to any third party without the advance consent of the customer, except in the case of legitimate reasons for such disclosure.
  • Any individual or entity entrusted with the handling of any personal information will be appropriately supervised as necessary to ensure the security of that personal information.
  • Gakken Holdings assumes full responsibility for the management of all personal information collected.
  • In Gakken’s capacity as a publishing company dedicated to freedom of expression, the pursuit of truth, and the right of the public to information, this Privacy Policy does not apply to reporting activities that are outside the scope of Japanese laws concerning the protection of personal information.