Terms and Conditions of Use

Terms and Conditions of Use

The Nippon Paper Group's web site (hereinafter the "Web Site") is owned, operated and/or maintained by or for Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. Viewers are asked to read the following terms and conditions of use carefully before accessing and browsing the Web Site. Viewers can use the Web Site, only upon agreement with these terms and conditions of use.
Nippon Paper Industries may, at its sole discretion, change and alter these terms and conditions of use without notice. Please be sure that you are in agreement with the most recent terms and conditions of use before using the Web Site.

1. Links

You are in principle free to create a link from your website to this Web Site. However, Nippon Paper Industries may, at its sole discretion, refuse permission to place the link based on the contents of the linked site, the linking method and so on.
Nippon Paper Group shall not be responsible for any loss or damage, however caused, in connection with the use of any of the third parties' web sites linked to or from the Web Site (the "Linked Sites") and your access to any of the Linked Sites shall be at your own risk.
Nothing contained in the Web Site shall be interpreted as a recommendation and/or endorsement by Nippon Paper Group of the contents of the Linked Sites and any products and/or services appeared on and/or provided through such the Linked Sites. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to constitute a partnership or the like between the operators of the Linked Sites and Nippon Paper Group.

2. Copyrights

All materials on the Web Site are protected by copyright laws, and other applicable laws of each country throughout the world, and treaty provisions. Except for personal, non-commercial internal use, you are prohibited to use (including, without limitation, coping, modifying, reproducing in whole or in part, uploading, transmitting, distributing, licensing, selling and publishing) any of the materials, without obtaining Nippon Paper Industries' prior written permission.

3. Trademarks

All trademarks, marks, and logos contained and/or referenced in the Web Site are either owned by or licensed for use by Nippon Paper Group. These may not be used without obtaining Nippon Paper Industries' prior written permission.

Group Companies

4. Disclaimer

Nippon Paper Industries may change and/or alter the contents of the Web Site, or may suspend or discontinue the services provided through the Web Site at any time without any prior notice. Nippon Paper Group shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of any change or alteration of the contents or inability to use the Web Site.
Except to the extent prohibited by applicable laws, Nippon Paper Group makes no representation and warranty, either expressed or implied, statutory or otherwise, including warranties or representations with respect to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, fitness for particular purpose, non-infringement of third parties rights, expectation of privacy and/or safety of the contents of the Web Site, and any representations and warranties relating thereto are expressly disclaimed. Nippon Paper Group shall not be liable for any loss or damage (including any special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages of any kind) arising out of your use or access, or inability to use or access, the Web Site.

The Web Site might include information regarding future performance by Nippon Paper Group, but such information does not constitute a guarantee of such future performance. Future performance may be affected by changes in the business environment and other factors.

5. Applicable Laws and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan. All controversies and disputes arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions shall be exclusively submitted to the Tokyo District Court.

Basic Policies of Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. Concerning Privacy Protection

To ensure compliance with the Law for Privacy Protection and other regulations, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. ("Nippon Paper Industries") has established voluntary rules and set up an organization for the management of personal data of customers, partners, employees, and other stakeholders of Nippon Paper Industries that are used in the course of daily businesses.
The basic policies set out the policies of the highest hierarchy of Nippon Paper Industries for the protection of privacy, and we declare that we are committed to instituting a range of measures pursuant to the basic policies.

Declaration for the Safe Handling of Private Data
  1. 1.Nippon Paper Industries shall manage customer information and other private data appropriately and securely, and employ comprehensive safety measures to prevent the leakage, loss, unauthorized access to, destruction and forgery of this data.
  2. 2.Nippon Paper Industries shall strictly abide by the laws and regulations related to privacy protection.
  3. 3.Nippon Paper Industries shall take appropriate measures in response to inquiries regarding private data and privacy protection.
  4. 4.Nippon Paper Industries shall collect personal data in an appropriate way, and never disclose such data to a third party without prior consent.
  5. 5.Nippon Paper Industries shall ensure that its Board members, employees and affiliated persons are thoroughly aware of the above policies, and shall implement, improve and maintain the policies.
1. Clarification of purposes of usage of personal data

Nippon Paper Industries shall use personal data for the following purposes:

  1. 1.For making appropriate suggestions and providing information related to products and services of Nippon Paper Industries;
  2. 2.For providing materials and information requested by customers and others;
  3. 3.For making contacts with respondents to calls for participation in events and other public occasions (such as campaigns) and for providing explanations, materials, information and services to them;
  4. 4.For responding to inquiries from customers and others; or
  5. 5.For employee management at Nippon Paper Industries.
2. Restrictions on the scope of use of personal data
  1. 1.Shared use within the Nippon Paper Group Nippon Paper Industries may share and use the personal data of customers and others in the Group, within the scope necessary for achieving the purposes of use. In such cases, each Group company will be urged to thoroughly implement management measures pursuant to the basic policies.

    Group Companies

    Data items to be shared and used
    The name, gender, date of birth, address, telephone number, facsimile number, e-mail address and information on products and services related to contracts and suggestions
  2. 2.Provision of personal data to contractors

    Nippon Paper Industries may provide the minimum amount of personal data to its contractors, within the scope necessary for achieving the purposes of use. In such cases, the contractors will be urged to thoroughly implement management measures pursuant to the basic policies.

  3. 3.Provision of personal data to third parties

    Nippon Paper Industries shall not provide personal data to a third party other than the Group companies and contractors, without prior consent. However, personal data may be disclosed to a third person without prior consent in the following cases:

    1. (1)When disclosure is required by laws and regulations;
    2. (2)When disclosure is necessary to protect the life, physical well-being or assets of an individual and it is difficult to obtain prior consent;
    3. (3)When disclosure is necessary especially for improving public hygiene or promoting the healthy development of children and it is difficult to obtain prior consent; or
    4. (4)When disclosure is necessary to cooperate with national or local public organizations or a person or entity entrusted by them to carry out tasks pursuant to laws and regulations, and an attempt to obtain prior consent could hinder implementation of the task.
3. Collection of personal data

Nippon Paper Industries shall collect personal data through appropriate and lawful means.

4. Data management and safety measures
  1. 1.Nippon Paper Industries shall manage personal data appropriately and stringently, and provide comprehensive safety measures to prevent leakage, loss, unauthorized access to, destruction or forgery of personal data.
  2. 2.At Nippon Paper Industries, the head of each Division shall be responsible for encouraging the proper management of personal data, and shall use education and awareness enhancement to urge all employees to handle personal data properly.
  3. 3.Nippon Paper Industries shall conclude agreements with contractors that are provided with personal data in which the contractors are obliged to handle personal data properly, and shall monitor the management situation periodically.
5. Inquiries on personal data

Nippon Paper Industries shall establish a point of contact for accepting inquiries for the disclosure of personal data and others, and shall take reasonable measures without delay pursuant to laws and regulations.

Contact point for inquiries on personal data at Nippon Paper Industries

General Affairs Department, General Affairs and Personnel Division, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

TEL: +81-3-6665-1008
Phone calls are accepted between 9:15 a.m. and 12:00 a.m. and between 1:00 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.

  • *Excludes days when the company is closed (as a rule, on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays)
6. Change to basic policies

The basic policies may be changed when necessary. The latest policies can be confirmed on this website.

Established on April 1, 2005
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

Handling of Personal Information on Our Web Site

Personal information supplied by our customers on our website will be managed strictly pursuant to "Basic Policies of Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. Concerning Privacy Protection"

Personal information supplied directly by customers

Customers may be asked to supply personal information such as their name (company name), address, telephone number and e-mail address on our website, so that we can provide materials and information requested by customers.
Customers may be asked also to supply personal information other than the above so that we can provide information in response to their needs. In this event, customers supply the information voluntarily, except for certain information items that are essential.

Management of personal information

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. will strictly manage personal information supplied by customers who have visited our website, so as not to lose or damage the personal information.
Personal information of customers is managed in such a way that it is accessible only to the persons responsible for managing the website. These persons shall endeavor to maintain and strengthen strict security measures to prevent personal information from being leaked to a third party or from unauthorized tampering.
When our company outsources tasks related to the website and the use and management of customers' personal information, we will strictly supervise and manage the way in which the contractor handles personal information.

Use of statistical tools

Statistical tools for gathering information related to overall accesses made by our customers are used on some pages of the website. Information gathered by the statistical tools will be used for purposes such as revising the improving the site.

Links from the website

Links to other sites have been provided in some parts of the website. Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. can accept no responsibility for the protection of personal information at linked websites.
Please be sure to confirm how your personal information is handled on linked websites.

Inquiries related to handling of personal information on the website

If you wish to confirm or change personal information that you have supplied on the website, please contact the person who collected your information.
Please contact us using the online formOpen in a new window if there is no point of contact or you do not know whom to contact.

The above regulations are subject to change as required. Please visit the website for the latest version.