KAITEKI Value for Tomorrow

Personal Information Protection Policy

We aim to provide solutions of the most advanced, highest quality that contribute to the well-being of a wide range of people, from sick care to health care and life care. For this purpose, we collect and use the information of individuals, including shareholders and business partners (hereinafter "Personal Information"). Based on the principle of respect for the human rights of individuals, we recognize that the proper protection of Personal Information that we handle in our business is a critically important responsibility, and we handle Personal Information in accordance with the following policy in order to fulfill such responsibility.

Acquisition and Use of Personal Information

When handling Personal Information in our business, we will acquire and use Personal Information in an appropriate manner within the scope of our business. As a general rule, we will not handle (acquire, use, or provide) Personal Information beyond the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use without the prior consent of the individual, and will take the necessary measures.

Outsourcing of Personal Information

In order to provide appropriate services, we may outsource the handling of Personal Information to external contractors, including our group companies, within the scope of the purpose of use. When outsourcing, we will select a contractor that handles Personal Information appropriately, and enter into a contract with the contractor to ensure that the contractor implements appropriate personal information management.

Joint Use of Personal Information

In order to respond to diverse needs and provide high value-added services, we may share Personal Information with our group companies and related external organizations within the scope of the purpose of use. When sharing Personal Information, we will notify and announce details of such sharing, clarify the person responsible for managing Personal Information, and take appropriate safety management measures among the joint users.

Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

We will not provide Personal Information to any third party without the consent of the relevant person, or without obtaining the consent of the relevant person through business partners, etc., except in the case of outsourcing, joint use, etc., as provided for in laws and applicable regulations.

Safety Management of Personal Information

We will continue to improve security measures in terms of facilities and equipment, systems, and operations, and will take reasonable measures to prevent and rectify any leak, loss, or damage of Personal Information that we handle in our business.

Compliance with Laws and Applicable Regulations

We will comply with laws and ordinances regarding the handling of personal information, guidelines set by the national government, and other regulations.

Response to Complaints and Consultations

We establish a helpdesk for complaints and inquiries regarding the handling of Personal Information and our Personal Information Protection Management System.*

*The management system that includes policies, systems, planning, implementation, inspection and revision for the protection of Personal Information.

Continuous Improvement of the Management System

We establish and implement the Personal Information Protection Management System, and will continue to review and improve it.

Established on February 1, 2016
Revised on April 1, 2021

President & Chief Executive Officer

Life Science Institute, Inc.

Seiichi Kiso

Helpdesk for Complaints and Inquiries Related to the Handling of Personal Information

Internal Control Department, Life Science Institute, Inc.
THE KAITEKI Building, 1-13-4 Uchi-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0047, Japan
E-mail: LSII-HO-Privacy@cc.lsii.co.jp

Handling of Personal Information

Based on our Personal Information Protection Policy, we ensure that all of our employees and related parties understand the protection of Personal Information entrusted to us, and we will handle such information as follows:

Personal Information Purposes of Use

We will use the provided Personal Information for the following purposes.

  1. Personal Information of our customers, business partners' representatives or persons in charge:
    ・To exercise rights and perform obligations under contracts, laws, etc., related to our business operations;
    ・For the appropriate and smooth operation of transactions with customers including business-related communications; sending greeting cards, estimates, payments; and provision of products and services;
    ・To provide information on lectures and briefings for the press, investors, and analysts, and to communicate with them; and
    ・To ensure the security of our company such as through the use of information systems and access control to our facilities.
  2. Inquiries to the Company and Personal Information entered in questionnaires and surveys:
    ・To respond to inquiries and feedback from customers;
    ・For market research, data analysis, and research and development of services; and
    ・To operate and manage seminars, lectures, and exhibitions that the Company hosts, co-hosts, or participates in.
  3. Personal Information of Job Applicants:
    ・For making contact related to employment selection for job applicants; and
    ・To screen and determine whether or not to hire applicants.
  4. Personal Information of Employees:
    ・To conduct human resource management, labor management, safety and health management operations of employees, and other operations equivalent thereto; and
    ・For individual number-related affairs (tax payment, social insurance, labor insurance, etc.).

*1: The purpose of use of Personal Information (retained personal data) subject to requests for disclosure by the Company is the same as that of Personal Information described in 1 through 4 above.

Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

We will not provide Personal Information to any third party without the prior consent of the individual, except as required by law or applicable regulations.

Outsourcing the Handling of Personal Information

We may entrust the handling of Personal Information provided to us in part or in whole to the extent necessary to achieve the purpose of use. When outsourcing, we will select a party that we evaluate as having a sufficient level of personal information protection, enter into a contract with them to ensure the safe management of the entrusted Personal Information, and supervise them in a necessary and appropriate manner.

Joint use of Personal Information

We may share the Personal Information provided to us with specific parties within the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use.

1. Joint use for performance of business operations
(1) Items of Personal Information to be used jointly
Name, gender, date of birth, address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, name of place of work, address of place of work, telephone number of place of work, name of affiliation, title/role, educational background, work history, major field of study/academic affiliation, knowledge/skills/qualifications, and other information answered or recorded in questionnaires, applications, etc.

(2)Scope of parties with whom information will be used jointly
・Member companies of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation Group, including our group companies
・Member companies of LSI Medience Corporation
・Companies to which employees are temporarily transferred or external organizations involved in the performance of business operations

(3) Purposes of use of parties with whom information is jointly used
・To exercise rights and perform obligations under contracts, laws, etc., related to our business operations;
・For the appropriate and smooth operation of transactions with customers including business-related communications; sending greeting cards, estimates, payments; and provision of products and services;
・To provide information on lectures and briefings for the press, investors, and analysts, and to communicate with them; and
・To ensure the security of our company such as through the use of information systems and access control to our facilities.

(4) Person responsible for the management of personal information used jointly
General Affairs and Human Resources, Life Science Institute, Inc.

(5) Acquisition method
Oral (telephone, interview, etc.), web-based entry forms, contracts, questionnaires, exchange of business cards, other written documents, etc. (including records created by electronic or magnetic means, etc.)

2. Joint use of business information
(1) Items of Personal Information to be used jointly
Name, gender, date of birth, address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, name of place of work, address of place of work, telephone number of place of work, name of affiliation, title/role, educational background, major field of study/academic affiliation, and other information answered or recorded in questionnaires, applications, etc.

(2)Scope of parties with whom information will be used jointly
・Member companies of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation Group, including our group companies
・Member companies of LSI Medience Corporation
・Companies to which employees are temporarily transferred or external organizations involved in the performance of business operations

(3) Purposes of use of parties with whom information is jointly used
・To respond to inquiries and feedback from customers;
・For market research, data analysis, and research and development of services; and
・To operate and manage seminars, lectures, and exhibitions that the Company hosts, co-hosts, or participates in.

(4) Person responsible for the management of personal information used jointly
General Affairs and Human Resources, Life Science Institute, Inc.

(5) Acquisition method
Oral (telephone, interview, etc.), web-based entry forms, contracts, questionnaires, exchange of business cards, other written documents, etc. (including records created by electronic or magnetic means, etc.)

3. Joint use of employee information
(1) Items of Personal Information to be used jointly
Name, gender, date of birth, address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, title/role, educational background, work history, major field of study/academic affiliation, knowledge/skills/qualifications held, treatment data, dependency status, photograph, personal code number for employee management, and other information answered or recorded in applications, etc.

(2)Scope of parties with whom information will be used jointly
・Member companies of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation Group, including our group companies
・Member companies of LSI Medience Corporation
・Companies to which employees are temporarily transferred or external organizations involved in the performance of business operations

(3) Purposes of use of parties with whom information is jointly used
・To conduct human resource management, labor management, safety and health management operations of employees, and other operations equivalent thereto; and
・For individual number-related affairs (tax payment, social insurance, labor insurance, etc.).

(4) Person responsible for the management of personal information used jointly
General Affairs and Human Resources, Life Science Institute, Inc.

(5) Acquisition method
Oral (telephone, interview, etc.), web-based entry forms, contracts, exchange of business cards, materials submitted to the Company, other written documents, etc. (including records created by electronic or magnetic means, etc.)

Procedures for requesting Disclosure, etc.

With regard to personal information (personal data in possession) provided to us, you may request notice of the purpose of use, disclosure, correction, addition or deletion of content, suspension of use or deletion, and suspension of provision to third parties (hereinafter referred to as "Disclosure, etc."). Please contact the following “Point of Contact for Complaints and Inquiries Related to the Handling of Personal Information.”

Point of Contact for Complaints and Inquiries Related to the Handling of Personal Information

If you have any complaints or inquiries regarding our handling of Personal Information, please contact us at the following address.
Internal Control Department, Life Science Institute, Inc.
THE KAITEKI Building, 1-13-4 Uchi-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0047, Japan
E-mail: LSII-HO-Privacy@cc.lsii.co.jp

Personal Information Protection Officer

Officer Responsible for General Affairs and Human Resources, Life Science Institute, Inc.
E-mail: MCJP-MBX-LSII_PMS_KANRI@mchcgr.com

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