Privacy

1. Handling of personal information

Compliance with laws and regulations regarding personal information protection

SoftBank Group Corp. (“the Company”) complies with laws, ordinances, national guidelines and other regulations regarding personal information protection.

Specifying purpose of use

The Company shall specify the purpose of use as much as possible upon handling personal information.

Purpose of use of personal information

The purpose of use of personal information that the Company acquires is as follows;

  1. Administrative work for shareholders and work related to stocks
  2. Provision of information and service to shareholders and investors
  3. Research necessary for promotion and improvement of public relations and investors relations activities
  4. Provision of information and contact to applicants in recruiting
  5. Work related to personnel management
  6. Provision of information on products and service of Group companies
  7. Appropriate and smooth administrative work related to the above

In any case where personal information shall be used for other than the purposes mentioned above, the Company shall clarify them in advance.

Limitation of purpose of use

The Company shall not handle personal information beyond the necessity to fulfill the purpose of use without consent from the person in question.
However, the following cases are exceptional.

  1. Cases in which the provision of personal information is based on laws
  2. Cases in which the provision of personal information is necessary for the protection of the life, body, or property of an individual and in which it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person
  3. Cases in which the provision of personal information is specially necessary for improving public hygiene or promoting the sound growth of children and in which it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person
  4. Cases in which the provision of personal information is necessary for cooperating with a state institution, a local public body, or an individual or entity entrusted by one in executing the operations prescribed by laws and in which obtaining the consent of the person might impede the execution of the operations concerned

Limitation of provision to a third party

The Company shall not provide personal information to a third party without consent from the person except the following cases;

  1. Cases in which the provision of personal information is based on laws
  2. Cases in which the provision of personal information is necessary for the protection of the life, body, or property of an individual and in which it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person
  3. Cases in which the provision of personal information is specially necessary for improving public hygiene or promoting the sound growth of children and in which it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person
  4. Cases in which the provision of personal information is necessary for cooperating with a state institution, a local public body, or an individual or entity entrusted by one in executing the operations prescribed by laws and in which obtaining the consent of the person might impede the execution of the operations concerned

However, the following cases are not considered as provision to a third party.

  • In the case where all or part of the handling of personal information is entrusted, when the personal information concerned is handled within the scope of the achievement of the purpose of use
  • In the case where personal information is provided with the succession of business due to mergers and other reasons
  • In the case where all or part of the handling of personal information is entrusted, when the person is notified the fact of joint use, items of personal information to be jointly used, the scope of joint users, the purpose of use of a joint user and a name of a person or organization responsible for management of the relevant personal information, or put the person in a readily accessible condition for the person

Using jointly

The Company may use jointly personal information with Group companies in order to provide comprehensive service by the Group.
When the Company uses jointly personal information, it will clarify in advance items of personal information to be used jointly, the scope of joint users and name of a person or organization responsible for management of the relevant personal information.

URLs of major companies of the Group are as follows;

Security control measures

The Company shall take necessary control of security for personal information protection.

Supervision over employees and outsourcees

The Company shall supervise employees who handle personal information and business partners that the Company outsources all or part of handling personal information to as necessary in order to ensure the control of security of personal information.

Opinions and inquiries regarding personal information

The Company shall respond to requests for, opinions on and inquiries about disclosure, correction, deletion and suspension of personal information in accordance with laws, ordinances and internal regulations.

2. How to inquire about disclosure, correction and other related matters regarding personal information

(1) Procedure regarding notification of the purpose of use and disclosure, correction and suspension of personal information

Please indicate your request, such as “usage purpose notification,” “disclosure,” “correction,” “suspend usage” etc. when making a personal information inquiry. Forms and procedural documents will be sent.

The application form filled with necessary information and identification document specified by the Company are needed for application. In a case of proxy application, identification document of the proxy is also needed. Please refer to the procedure guide for details.
The Company will respond after confirming the presented documents and identification. When the application can not be taken, the reason will be informed without delay.

(2) Fee and payment method

1,000 yen (postal money order) per application will be charged as a fee for notification and disclosure of the purpose of use of personal information.

When “Handling of Personal Information” is revised, the revision will be posted on the Web site of the Company.