Privacy Policy

Michelman Japan LLC (“Michelman Japan”) is committed to protecting the confidentiality and security of personal information (“Personal Information”) that you choose to provide to us. While it is impossible to guarantee that your Personal Information is or will be completely safe from unauthorized access or use, the following policy (the “Privacy Policy”) is intended to inform you of the steps we take to protect the information you provide to us. We recommend that you carefully review this Privacy Policy before providing us with your Personal Information.



Due to the limited information provided by users to Michelman Japan, information you choose to provide to us over the internet is not encrypted. No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be secure and data transmission is at your own risk. Further, Michelman Japan cannot guarantee against, and will not be liable for, disclosure due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties.



In general, you can visit without providing any Personal Information. Michelman Japan may collect Personal Information provided by you through our website to facilitate the delivery of services or the fulfillment of an order, to provide you information and samples you request, to give you a customized interactive experience, and to help us develop and notify you about new products and services that meet your needs. The information we request may include Personal Information such as your name, billing and shipping address, telephone number or e-mail address. It is solely your choice whether or not you provide this Personal Information. However, should you choose not to provide the information, we may be unable to process an order, fulfill a service, or display certain content on our website.


Because Michelman Japan considers the Personal Information you provide to us online to be confidential, our policy is to only disclose Personal Information to third parties when: required or permitted by law; the release is pertinent to judicial or government investigations or proceedings; we have asked for and obtained your consent; or we use third parties as subcontracting companies within the scope necessary for the achievement of the purpose of utilization of Personal Information (including but not limited to the fulfillment of orders, management of websites, maintenance of mailing lists, and others). These subcontracting companies receiving your Personal Information may be located in a foreign country, such as the United States. Michelman Japan will take commercially reasonable measures to require these subcontracting companies to protect this Personal Information to the same standard Michelman Japan does and to not use the Personal Information for any other purpose than to conduct the designated service. Michelman Japan may also disclose Personal Information when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary or appropriate to avoid violation of, or interference with, the terms of use of this website or our services, or with our proprietary rights, or the rights of third parties. Any such transfer of your Personal Information referenced herein will be conducted in accordance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information.


Michelman Japan will not sell your Personal Information to third parties. However, if a Michelman Japan brand, or some or all of its business or assets, is sold to another company, Personal Information provided to that brand or business may be transferred to the purchaser.



Michelman Japan tracks information about the visits to our website and in doing so may collect your IP address, browser type or information about your operating system. This information may be used to analyze the use and functionality of the website, in which case the information is not linked to your Personal Information in connection with these analytics. The aggregated, non-personal data collected may be used to analyze trends and customer interests as well as to administer the site, track your site movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Michelman Japan may collect, use, transfer and disclose such non-personal information for any purpose.


In addition, the website may log user IP addresses, browser type and other similar information regarding your visit to and use of the website, and we log that information when you complete certain forms through the website. In those instances this information may be linked to you, to help us improve your website experience and to diagnose website problems.


Michelman Japan may also make use of a technology called a “cookie.” A “cookie” is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.



Michelman Japan will store information you provide, once received, in commercially reasonably secure operating environments that are not accessible by the public, housed in a secure datacenter. Michelman Japan will store information you provide for time necessary to respond to your request or otherwise in compliance with the law and with Michelman Japan’s retention policies.



Our website may contain “links” to other websites. We try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy. However, we cannot be responsible for the content or privacy practices employed by other sites. Michelman Japan does not control the privacy policies of other websites. For these reasons, we encourage you to review the privacy policies of these websites before disclosing any Personal Information to or through them.



By using this website, you signify your assent to the Michelman Japan online Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the Privacy Policy, please do not use our site and do not provide your information via the contact form. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of the Privacy Policy at any time and will update this page to reflect the date the last update took place. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of our sites following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.


If you have questions or concerns regarding your privacy, would like to be removed from our mailing lists or change your preferences about the information you receive from us, or would like to delete or amend your Personal Information, please contact Michelman Japan directly. Michelman Japan is committed to working with you to reach a fair resolution of any complaint or concern about privacy. Click here to email us, call us at +81-3-4580-1490 or use the postal address below.


Michelman Japan LLC
Attention: Privacy Request
Oak Minami-Azabu Building 11F
3-19-23 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan 106-0047

Last updated 01/19/18