Privacy Policy

Electronic Design and Solution Fair Personal Information Protection Policy

Personal information comprises all information that can be used to identify individuals (users) gained through visits to Electronic Design and Solution Fair and usage of the Electronic Design and Solution Fair site on the World Wide Web. Specifically, this information includes the name, gender, age, address, e-mail address, service access and other data records, and identification numbers and/or symbols issued by Electronic Design and Solution Fair to individuals. Also included is information that, through comparisons with other data, can be used to identify individuals.

The Organizer is taking the following steps in accordance with its view that appropriate usage and protection of this information is the social responsibility of Electronic Design and Solution Fair.

Purpose of Collecting and Usage of Information

The Organizer gathers personal information from users with the purpose of enhancing and improving Electronic Design and Solution Fair web site services, registering visitors prior to and during the staging of the exhibition, and accepting reservations to attend the Electronic Design and Solution Fair Conference and other special programs. The Organizer also collects personal information for use in user questionnaires and requests for the sending of reference materials.

Information gathering activities are also used to provide registered visitors to Electronic Design and Solution Fair with information on promotions, and the products and services of companies related to Electronic Design and Solution Fair. The Organizer uses personal information only for the above purposes.

Providing Information to Third Parties

No personal information collected through the Electronic Design and Solution Fair web site will be provided to unrelated third parties. However, this information may be provided to partner organizations that have established their own information protection systems and signed a contract of confidentiality with Organizer. Such companies may use this information in the pursuit of the aforementioned activities on a proxy basis.

Visitors to Electronic Design and Solution Fair are issued passes with personalized barcodes. These barcodes are read on entering the exhibition and Conference programs, and at the booths of exhibiting companies and organizations (exhibitors). From this point, information that might be considered personal in nature is shared between Organizer and the exhibitor. Visitors are requested to understand that information from exhibitors might be sent directly to them via e-mail or the posts after Electronic Design and Solution Fair concludes.

In addition, user data from this web site and the Electronic Design and Solution Fair exhibition site is sometimes provided to third parties in a format that prevents individual identification. Such information is not considered personal in nature.

Cookies and IP Addresses

In terms of the Electronic Design and Solution Fair web site, "cookies" are data codes sent to a user's computer from the Organizer's server when the user accesses the Electronic Design and Solution Fair web site. This data, which includes a record of previous accesses to the site by the user, is sent back from the user's computer at each access.

All users to the site use these cookies to provide services customized for individual users and to count the total number of accesses.

IP addresses, which are numerical in format and assigned to identify the computers of individual users, are automatically sent to the Electronic Design and Solution Fair web site on access.

Computers cannot access the Internet without an IP address. Individual IP addresses are collected to collate data on usage of the web site and monitor trends in site usage, but these addresses are not used in any way that might lead to the identification of individual users. However, the Organizer shall be exempt from this stipulation if its legal rights are infringed upon or interfered with by a user (s), or the potential of such infringement or interference is suspected.

Rights of Users

Information provided to the Organizer is done so at the discretion of users, and individual users may therefore reserve the right to not provide personal information. However, by choosing not to provide requested information, users acknowledge that they will be ineligible to take advantage of certain services.

Users may request the Organizer to cease the transmission of their personal information and the provision of related services. If a user requests that registration be cancelled, his or her personal information will be deleted from the Electronic Design and Solution Fair database. In such circumstances, the organizer will immediately dispatch the request to and seek the same measures from exhibitors, as well.

To change registration information for e-mail transmissions or cancel other registrations, please contact the appropriate dedicated e-mail address or web site address.

Security

Ensuring the security of personal information provided by users is an important issue for the Organizer and the Electronic Design and Solution Fair web site. Extensive measures have been taken to protect personal information on this web site from inappropriate access, disclosure, tampering and destruction. However, this protection does not extend to the transmission lines between users' computers and the Organizer's server. For this reason, users are urged to take all appropriate measures to manage the security of personal information at their sites.

Amendments to This Policy:
The Organizer reserves the right to amend its Privacy Policy, as it considers necessary and appropriate. Amended policies will take effect from the date of their posting. Individual users will not be provided with prior notice regarding amendments. The Organizer therefore recommends that users regularly visit this page to confirm the most up-to-date privacy policies.

Links to Other Web Sites

The Organizer shall not be held liable for the personal information protection measures of third-party web sites (of individuals and organizations) to which links are provided on the Electronic Design and Solution Fair web site.
Users of the Electronic Design and Solution Fair web site are assumed to have accepted the terms of conditions of this Privacy Policy.

Questions

Questions related to this Privacy Policy should be directed to:

Personal Information Manager:
Jiro Iriye, Director
Electronic Design and Solution Fair Management Office
Japan Electronics Show Association (JESA)
12F Ote Center Bldg., 1-1-3, Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-0004, Japan
Tel:+81-3-6212-5231 FAX: 81-3-6212-5225

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