The Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association (hereinafter referred to as the "Association") shall comply with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and endeavor to protect personal information in accordance with the following policy in order to ensure the safeguard of personal information (including names, dates of birth, e-mail addresses and all other information that can be used to identify living individuals).
- Acquisition and Use of Personal Information
The Association shall acquire personal information through proper procedures, such as making it clear what the information is to be used for, and shall not use it for any other purpose.
- Restrictions on the Supply of Personal Information to Third Parties
The Association shall not supply or disclose personal information to a third party without the prior consent of the person concerned, except where it is necessary to do so to meet legal requirements.
- Management of Personal Information
The Association shall manage personal information carefully and securely, and take appropriate measures to prevent its loss, alteration, leakage, etc.
- Disclosure, Modification, Addition, Deletion, etc., of Personal Information
The Association recognizes the right of persons to demand, for example, the disclosure of, the modification of, the making of additions to, the deletion of, or the ceasing of the use of personal information that identifies them, and shall comply with such requests promptly.
- Supervision of Outside Contractors That Handle Personal Information
If the Association outsources the handling of all or some of the personal information in its possession to an outside contractor, it shall require the contractor to manage the information securely and shall supervise the contractor to the extent that is necessary and appropriate.
Ensuring the Protection of Personal Information
The Association shall ensure that its employees, officers, and business partners (including outside contractors) are made aware of this policy and shall provide them with education and training to raise awareness of the importance of protecting personal information to ensure the proper implementation of this policy.
October 10, 2008
Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association